THQ Nordic inks Worldwide Physical Distribution Deal with Microsoft Studios for multiple titles

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THQ Nordic inks Worldwide Physical Distribution Deal with Microsoft Studios for multiple titles

ReCore: Definitive Edition, Super Lucky’s Tale, Disneyland Adventures, Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure, and Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection are part of the package

Vienna, AUSTRIA – August 22nd 2018 – THQ Nordic announced today that
five great games of Microsoft Studios’ portfolio will soon be available via Steam and THQ Nordic proudly presents the physical editions for these games.

These titles are:
• ReCore: Definitive Edition
• Super Lucky’s Tale
• Disneyland Adventures
• Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure
• Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection
More information on the release dates will follow soon.

About ReCore: Definitive Edition
From legendary creator Keiji Inafune and the makers of Metroid Prime comes the ReCore Definitive Edition, an action-adventure masterfully crafted for a new generation. You are Joule Adams, one of the last remaining humans on the planet Far Eden, a mysterious and dangerous world controlled by robotic foes bent on your destruction. To survive you must forge friendships with a courageous group of Corebot companions, each with unique abilities and powers. The ReCore Definitive Edition includes the new Eye of Obsidian adventure. Join the plucky Corebot Violet and journey into the permanent midnight of the Starving Sea, a previously unexplored region of Far Eden where ancient enemies plot their revenge—on Joule and all humankind! Other features of the ReCore Definitive Edition include:

Features
• Eye of Obsidian adds a brand new chapter in the ReCore story
• T8-NK Corebot
• 2 New Overworlds
• 10 New Dungeons
• Dynamic sandstorms in Shifting Sands
• 3 new weapon modes for Joule’s Energy Rifle
• Added P-Cores for additional game play rewards
• 20 New Achievements
• Increased level cap from 30 to 40
• 4 new bosses and Tank challenges

About Super Lucky’s Tale
Welcome to Adventure! Super Lucky’s Tale is a delightful, playground platformer for all ages that follows Lucky, the ever-optimistic, energetic, and lovable hero, on his quest to find his inner strength and help his sister rescue the Book of Ages from Jinx. Jinx is the scheming and mysterious villain trying to reshape the world, but for what reason? Along the way, encounter a hilarious supporting cast of friends and adversaries. Lucky must confront the nefarious Kitty Litter, Jinx’s mischievous kids – self-taught villains who might not be getting Jinx’s plans quite right. Lucky meets friends and allies along the way too. He meets misplaced Yetis, Kookie Spookies, a village of farming worms, and other colourful friends inhabiting the Book of Ages. Test your skills with puzzles and nerve-wracking obstacle courses. Explore hidden secrets of new worlds with Lucky’s signature burrow move. Dive into unpredictable foxholes, or try devilish side scrolling challenge levels to unlock additional rewards. Head back to the era of classic platformers with challenges players of all skill levels and all ages can enjoy.

Features
• A delightful journey filled with endearing characters.
• Hilarious supporting cast of friends and adversaries in a rich, colourful world.
• Face unpredictable challenges and situations as Lucky’s story unfolds.
• An adventure players of all ages and skill levels can enjoy.

About Disneyland Adventures
“Experience the magic of Disneyland like never before! Take a journey where stories come to life and dreams come true, right in your living room! Explore Disneyland® park — from Main Street U.S.A. to Critter Country — join Peter Pan to battle Captain Hook, high-five Mickey Mouse or hug Snow White. Disneyland Adventures allows children, families and Disney fans of all ages to explore Disneyland park, step into adventures based on attractions, engage in challenging quests and interact with beloved Disney characters remastered in 4K Ultra HD and HDR.” © Disney

Features
• Create Memories. Whether it’s your first time or hundredth time exploring Disneyland, relive your fondest memories or embark on new adventures.
• Discover Disneyland Park. Whether you want to go on an adventure in your favourite attraction or explore the entire Park.
• Enjoy 18 iconic attractions. Fly with Peter Pan and defeat Captain Hook in Peter Pan’s Flight and ski the exhilarating slopes of the Matterhorn.
• Meet the Characters. Share magical moments with your favourite Disney characters – hug your favourite princess, collect autographs and accept quests.
• Collect and Unlock. Collect Disney-themed items, rewards and Xbox Achievements as you make your way through the Park to discover locations and game experiences.
• Split-screen cooperative play. Partner with a friend or family member to explore the Park, have them jump in to lend a hand and help you earn the most rewards.

About Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure
Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure invites families and fans of all ages to experience the worlds of six beloved Disney-Pixar films like never before. Team up with characters from The Incredibles, Ratatouille, Up, Cars, Toy Story, and Finding Dory to solve puzzles and uncover hidden secrets all remastered in 4K Ultra HD and HDR. You and your favourite Pixar character can interact on screen and play cooperatively to solve challenges. Move from fast-paced puzzle-solving to moments of pulse-pounding agility and speed.” © Disney/Pixar

Features
• Save the day in your own fast-paced adventure. Invite your whole family to join Woody, Lightning McQueen and others in this one-of-a-kind Pixar experience.
• Experience the sights and sounds of each Pixar world as you solve puzzles and uncover hidden secrets. Meet new friends and unlock adventures.

About Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection
Windows 10 Version 10.0.16299 or higher required for online multiplayer.
The wildly popular Zoo Tycoon series gets fully-remastered and set to crank up the excitement, challenge, and fun of building the ultimate zoo. Let your imagination run wild with Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection! Choose from almost 200 visually stunning animals and the largest, most detailed selection of environments ever, then build, manage, and maintain your dream zoo alone or with up to four players on Xbox LIVE. This zoo simulation will charm animal lovers of all ages. Easy to start and easy to play, Zoo Tycoon gets you up close and interacting with the animals and zoo, offering intuitive controls and fun tutorials that allow players of all ages to have fun. Play smart as animals and guests will react to your creative choices and ultimately decide your chances to become a Zoo Tycoon.

Features
• Get up close and personal with nearly 200 visually stunning animals in 4K Ultra HD and HDR.
• New wildlife from South America and Australia
• Create the Zoo of your dreams with the biggest, most detailed environments ever utilizing intuitive powerful controls designed for Zoo Tycoon fans of all ages.
• It’s Your Zoo – design and manage your ideal zoo from piece-by-piece road construction to the ability to adjust the enclosures and decorate them.

About THQ Nordic

Founded in 2011, THQ Nordic is a global video game publisher and developer. Based in Vienna (Austria) and Karlstad (Sweden), with subsidiaries in Germany, Sweden, and the USA. THQ Nordic brands include Darksiders, MX vs. ATV, Red Faction, Titan Quest, Biomutant, and many more.
THQ Nordic is meant to represent a core approach of doing much more than “owning” a highly competitive portfolio of IPs. It revolves around cherishing them, and aligning them with the very best development resources to expand upon them with the level of experience that communities and established fan bases expect and deserve.

The company’s internal development studios are:

  • Grimlore Games GmbH based in Munich (Germany)
  • Rainbow Studios Inc. based in Phoenix, Arizona (United States of America)
  • Mirage Game Studios AB based in Karlstad (Sweden)
  • Foxglove Studios AB based in Stockholm (Sweden)
  • Black Forest Games GmbH based in Offenburg (Germany)
  • Pieces Interactive AB based in Skoevde (Sweden)
  • Experiment 101 AB based in Stockholm (Sweden)

Since July 2018, HandyGames (Giebelstadt, Germany) is part of the THQ Nordic network and perfectly complements the setup of the rest of our group as the new “go to”-publisher for small- and midsized developers and projects. The company has a very strong background in VR and publishing of mobile games.

THQ Nordic shares are publicly listed on Nasdaq First North Stockholm under the ticker THQNB:SS with FNCA Sweden AB as its Certified Adviser. For more investor-related information, please visit: http://www.thqnordic-investors.com/en/

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