Nintendo Switch Release Date, News & Update: THQ Nordic’s ‘Darksiders,’ ‘Legend Of Kay’ Coming To Switch?

By RG Ferrer , Updated Dec 05, 2016 04:05 AM EST
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Nintendo's upcoming gaming console, the Switch, is set to introduce a different gaming experience for avid gamers given its hybrid design. With THQ Nordic announcing its support for the new console, many gamers speculated that the game developer may port some of its gaming titles such as "Legend of Kay" and "Darksiders" to the Nintendo Switch.

Anticipation has been high for the upcoming Nintendo Switch gaming console. With its unique design that boasts of a home gaming unit, as well as a handheld device, the device hinted at the portability of many gaming titles.

Some of the games that will be released for the Switch were already previewed in the device's earlier released teaser clip. Recently, THQ Nordic revealed its plans to develop gaming titles for Nintendo's upcoming hybrid console.

In an interview with Nintendo Everything, the gaming company's Business & Product Development Director Reinhard Pollice shared his thoughts about the Nintendo Switch and some of THQ Nordic's well-loved gaming titles. He commented on how the Switch will serve as one of Nintendo's ways to "broaden its audience and not just purely tapping into explored markets."

Pollice also confirmed THQ Nordic's plans to develop two gaming titles for the Switch. However, he did not elaborate on the company's upcoming games for Nintendo's upcoming device.

Moreover, when asked whether a new installment to the "Darksiders" gaming franchise will be added, Pollice refused to give a definite answer. He teased, "Time will tell."

Given Pollice's recent revelations, gaming speculations hinted of a potential "Darksiders" release for the Nintendo Switch, including the 2005 action adventure game "Legend of Kay." With THQ Nordic committed to releasing games for the hybrid console, the gaming company may look at some of its well-loved gaming titles for a potential port to the new Nintendo device.

Meanwhile, the Japan-based company is set to unveil more details about the Switch in an upcoming event, according to a Nintendo announcement, as obtained by Polygon. Dubbed the "Tokyo webcast," the private gaming event will be held in New York City on Jan. 13, 2017.

The Nintendo Switch is expected for release in March 2017. Learn more about the upcoming gaming device in the clip below:

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