THQ Nordic reveals Saints Row’s return, Dead Island handover and one other Timesplitters tease

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The Third Street Saints are coming again, however there’s hassle brewing on Dead Island 2.

THQ Nordic quietly dropped a number of bombshells concerning its greatest franchises throughout this week’s interim report. We’ve already seen a few of the agency’s recent acquisitions, so let’s dig into the meat of the factor.

Saints Row is coming again. It’s stunning to suppose it’s been 6 years because the our on-line world superhero antics of Saints Row 4 (the much less stated about spin-off Agents of Mayhem the higher, actually), however Volition is again at work on one other mainline entry.

Saints Row 5, whether or not in title or not, is on its manner.

Meanwhile, THQ Nordic harassed that Dead Island 2 remains to be within the works. It’s simply been handed off to a different developer, once more.

Homefront: The Revolution dev Dambuster is now main the cost, taking the reigns from Sumo Digital (who itself took over from unique developer Yager Development). Hopefully, they’ll be capable of deliver the maligned sequel over the end line.

Finally, there’s excellent news for the PS2 children on the market. THQ Nordic doesn’t appear to be content material with sitting idly on these Timesplitters rights it acquired final 12 months.

Series creator Steve Ellis seems to be on board, and can work with Nordic to assist “plot the future course for this franchise”.

With Gamescom simply across the nook, we’ll see if any extra gentle is shed on these developments.