Just in time for the weekend, THQ Nordic has a pleasant surprise: Gothic is (possibly) being remade and there’s a playable demo already available that you can download right now. It’s being worked on by a new development team based in Barcelona and will continue depending on fan reaction to the new demo.
THQ Nordic explains:
“To find out what the Gothic fanbase thinks, we wanted to start an experiment with our new developer team THQ Nordic Barcelona. After playing the prototype, you decide if we should proceed with a full remake or leave all the great memories untouched.”
The news follows on from THQ Nordic’s acquisition of Piranha Games, the company that owns the Gothic IP.
If you’re not up to speed with Gothic, it’s an action-RPG franchise that first launched back in 2001. The first game that this new remake is based on tells the tale of a human kingdom struggling to stem hostile advances from an Orc kingdom.
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