THQ Nordic has gained ownership of new IPs, obtaining the rights to both Alone in the Dark and Act of War as of now. We are happy to announce that THQ Nordic has acquired the IPs for "Alone in the Dark", a Lovecraftian survival horror game series and "Act of War", a real-time strategy game featuring a story by NYT bestselling author Dale Brown, from Atari. pic.twitter.com/tmjpdI7HjO — THQNordic (@THQNordic) September 19, 2018 Alone in the Dark first launched in 1992 on PC was developed by Infogrames.. 2 sequels were developed in 1993 and 1994 before the series went dark in 2001 with The New Nightmare. The franchise went through another hiatus after the release of 2015 third-person shooter that was critically panned. Act of War is an RTS that released in 2005 and published by Atari.