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THQ now selling off Darksiders, Homeworld, Red Faction and More

sangreal

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cool, I wonder if they have any kegerators left

stuff crytek bought with vigil said:
 

Shaanyboi

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Sony will buy the Darksiders license, make it exist within the God of War universe.

Bam. God of War 4: Kratps vs. the Four Horsemen
 
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It won't happen, but I would be overjoyed with either Platinum or Nintendo buying the Darksiders IP. I feel like either of them could do great things with it.
 

epmode

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I hope the Homeworld IP also includes digital distribution rights for the old games. I can't believe they haven't been rereleased yet.
 

TaroYamada

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Red Faction, Homeworld and Darksiders are the franchises I desperately want to see saved. I'd love for de blob to be saved as well.
 

Vazra

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Nah
Platinum isn't a really good fit for the type of game Darksiders is. Not sure why people are jumping to that.

Platinum showed interest into buying it so that actually plays factor into it and I think they are capable of doing it better.
 
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Lol at the people thinking one of the big three will buy Darksiders.

Never gonna happen, they are interested in their own IPs, not purchasing others.

Crytek is most likely since they hired a few of the Vigil guys.
 
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Red Faction: Guerrilla was made before the hardware was ready. A new Red Faction similar to Guerrilla on PS4 could be glorious! Please find a good home!
 

jdl

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homeworld is worth a lot more than what they're probably selling it for, too.
 

scorpscarx

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I hope the Homeworld IP also includes digital distribution rights for the old games. I can't believe they haven't been rereleased yet.

Exactly, we have SS2, all we need now is Homeworld on GoG.

Definitely following this.

What happens if it doesn't get sold, anyone can make Homeworld 3? Maybe that's the way to go.
 

big youth

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I've always had a soft spot for Destroy All Humans! even though the games weren't great. they had charm
 

sangreal

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Drawn to Life and Lock's Quest are owned by THQ right? Warner or 5th Cell themselves should nab it, hell I think Warner will jump for them for that reason, already owning Scribblenauts.

I have no idea what is in this auction, but I do have a list of everything THQ owns (from Rubin's macbook to IP) and I don't see Lock's Quest. It's on a list of licenses though
 

dynamitejim

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I would love to see Avalanche Studios do a Destroy All Humans game. Kind of an even more campy/wacky Just Cause.
 

Keslord

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Man, I hope that Red Faction finds a good home. I have some great memories of playing the first two with my dad.
 
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I know they're just selling IPs, but do we know what happens to the engines? I imagine having GeoMod 2.0 would be a huge help in figuring out how to go even further on the destruction. I fear whoever gets the Red Faction franchise will do "cheap" destruction like say in Battlefield where a few pre-determined things can get destroyed in always destroy in pretty much the same way.
 

Grayman

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It'll be interesting to see how all of these split up. I never had a chance to play the Destroy All Humans games. Were they any good?

twenty billion copies of one of the destroy all humans games were given to gaffers. I think I enjoyed it for a few hours on my PS2.
 

Neat Machine

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Platinum: Pick up Darksiders please.
Hell yes.

Another option would be Sony, because SSM on a Darksiders game seems like a natural fit. The franchise has a lot of potential, I just hope whoever picks it up actually does something with it.
 

KevinCow

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WB should buy Darksiders.

I don't get why everyone wants Platinum to get it. I can't imagine them doing it without completely changing the style and tone. If they wanted to do a game like Darksiders, they'd be better off just doing their own original thing.