Red Faction: Battlegrounds News

Darksiders and Red Faction sold to Nordic Games

Gearbox paid $1.35 million for Homeworld, 505 acquired Drawn to Life.

The second THQ auction has concluded with surprising results. We found out earlier today that Gearbox acquired the rights to Homeworld, but that's not the only jaw-dropping revelation. Vigil's beloved armageddon themed action/adventure series Darksiders was sold to Nordic Games, publisher of Alan Wake on PC, The Book of Unwritten Tales, and the later Painkiller titles.

EU PlayStation Store Update 6th April

The PlayStation Store has been redesigned. A bit.

There are new sections you'll notice when you tootle down the virtual aisles today. There's a top-level Demos category; a Franchises section to group all content by, say, Call of Duty; a Charts section for the most popular forms of all Store content; easier to find Themes and Avatars; and a more organised PlayStation Plus area.

Those changes are presented with a new cosmetic flourish.

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Red Faction spin-off, movie "justified"

"Big enough fanbase" for transmedia.

There is a Red Faction: Armageddon comic book, a spin-off downloadable arcade game and even a feature length TV movie - enough to spark Red Faction fatigue - but for creator Volition it's all justified.

Red Faction: Battlegrounds release date

Red Faction: Battlegrounds release date

XBLA and PSN game "a quick little snack".

Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network game Red Faction: Battlegrounds will launch during the first week of April, THQ has confirmed to Eurogamer.

That means the top-down twin-stick Destruction Derby style Red Faction spin-off will likely launch on 5th April on XBLA and 6th April on PSN for European gamers.

Battlegrounds, revealed in August last year, offers four-player vehicular co-op with a focus on quick-fire destruction.

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