THQ Nordic buys Germany’s mobile game maker HandyGames

THQ Nordic said it has acquired German developer and publisher HandyGames for an undisclosed price. The Vienna, Austria-based publisher THQ Nordic, which in February acquired Koch Media and its Deep Silver division, will gain control of HandyGames and its game properties. But the Giebelstadt, Germany-based company will retain its existing managemen…Read More

Iceland: Experience this nordic nation with free football-inspired experiences

Iceland went on a remarkable journey during Euro 2016 and are currently preparing for the World Cup in Russia this summer. To celebrate the achievements of this small nation, Icelandair is offering free 90-minute football inspired experiences to passengers traveling with them. Iceland’s Men’s and Women’s football teams have co-created the 90-minute experiences, which offer […]

Wolfenstein II, Echo lead Nordic Game Awards 2018 finalists

MachineGames’ Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus and Danish studio Ultra Ultra’s Echo show the range of blockbusters and indies earning nominations from the Nordic Game Awards. The event has revealed its list of finalists, and it will announce the winners during the Nordic Game Conference from May 23 to May 25 Malmö, Sweden. It’s th…Read More

Dead In Vinland Is A Nordic Tale Of Love, Loss, Despair, And Hope

Stranded on a foreign island, Eirik and his family have to build a settlement from scratch, fend off bad guys, and just try to survive from one day to the next. That last part is actually the hardest, since hunger, dehydration, sleep deprivation, and depression are much more fearsome adversaries than the occasional raider. Dead […]

2018 Volvo XC60 in Depth: An SUV, Nordic Style

– Volvo’s model-line overhaul continues with an all-new and fully modernized compact crossover for 2018: the XC60. More stylish, more efficient, more luxurious, roomier, and better equipped than the model it replaces, the XC60 is now far more competitive. A focus on safety is a given with the Volvo name attached, and features such as […]

Nordic payments firms have become acquisition targets

THE Vikings were slow to adopt coins. They preferred to pay by cutting pieces off silver bars, at least until contact with the rest of Europe convinced them of the benefits of standardised coins. Today their Nordic descendants are abandoning coins and notes in favour of electronic payments. Two Nordic e-payments firms have recently announced […]

Game of Thrones season 7: Tormund Giantsbane star is UNRECOGNISABLE in Nordic TV debut

The actor starred as Jim Olsen in Norwegian crime series Fox Greenland, which focuses on a police station on Oslo.  Kristofer only made appearances in episode six and seven of the drama before it came to an end after just one series.  In a throwback shot from Fox Greenland, the 38-year-old looks almost unrecognisable as […]

Nordic guide to living longer: The unexpected health tips the Swedes swear by

GETTY A Swedish diet and lifestyle can add up to 10 years to your life, claims Dr Bertil Marklund The Swedish doctor may be 71 but he is often mistaken for being in his early 60s . And it’s all thanks to a Swedish diet and lifestyle, which he claims can add up to 10 […]

Download 15 PS4 Games For $15 With the THQ Nordic Humble Bundle

THQ Nordic Humble Bundle Humble Bundles are usually centered around PC games, or occasionally Android, but the Humble THQ Nordic bundle is all about the PS4. 15 PS4 downloadable titles are spread across three different price tiers, including several Darksiders games and Destroy All Humans. $ 15 unlocks everything, but as always, you get to […]

Amazon announces its first Nordic AWS data centers, coming to Sweden in 2018

Amazon’s cloud computing arm, Amazon Web Services (AWS), has announced its first Nordic data centers, with plans to open three locations in Sweden in 2018. Launched in 2006, AWS gives companies cloud computing capabilities and negates the need to have their own on-site servers. At the time of writing, it offers server infrastructure across 16 regions, including Oregon, […]