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May 31, 2011

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THQ tease Metro: Last Light info

New details and images for Metro: Last Light, sequel to the ‘flawed masterpiece’ Metro: 2033. Earlier this month IncGamers reported that THQ had confirmed a sequel to Metro 2033 was in the works. Due to be…

May 26, 2011

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THQ signs Left4Dead dev’s next title

Turtle Rock Studios will be releasing their next title under the THQ banner. The team behind the smash hitLeft4Dead, Turtle Rock Studios, is currently creating a new title which will be published by THQ. Nothing…

May 25, 2011

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THQ to distribute Codemasters titles in US

DiRT 3, F1 2011, Operation Flashpoint: Red River and Bodycount included in the agreement. THQ Partners, which “provides select developers and publishers access to THQ’s global retail and online publishing network,” will take charge of…

May 4, 2011

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THQ files yearly net loss of $136 million USD

The THQ full-year fiscal report was published today, revealing that the company had a net loss of $136 million USD for 2010-2011. This loss comes despite strong showings for several of the publishers titles. THQ…

April 26, 2011

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THQ and Games Workshop agree license extension

A new “multi-year” extension to the videogame license agreement between THQ and Games Workshop has been announced today, granting THQ continued use of Warhammer 40,000 properties. So far, this deal has resulted in titles like…

April 4, 2011

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A novel proposal: THQ teams up with Random House

Mega-publisher of books, Random House, and mega-publisher of games, THQ, have today announced the creation of a joint team to work together creating “original intellectual properties” for publication across multiple mediums. This appears to mean…

April 1, 2011

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Layoffs at two THQ studios

THQ has confirmed that staff at both Kaos Studios (Homefront) and Volition (Red Faction: Armageddon) have been laid off. Gamasutra reports those numbers as 17 staff from Kaos and 16 from Volition. Despite THQ trumpeting…

March 31, 2011

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Québec court grants Ubisoft injunction against THQ

Ubisoft has been granted an injunction by the court of Québec against fellow games company THQ, preventing the latter organisation from poaching further staff from Ubisoft’s Montreal studio. GameInformer carries a statement from Ubisoft, which…

March 24, 2011

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THQ Halfway To Breaking Even On Homefront

It may have met with lukewarm reviews, but THQ’s Homefront has now sold an estimated one million copies according to an investor press release issued today. However, due to the costly development and marketing, Homefront…

March 23, 2011

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PopCap donate over $200,000 to Japan Earthquake Relief

PopCap games, creators of Plants vs. Zombies, Bejewelled and other such portable gems have announced they have donated over $200,000 to the Japan Earthquake Relief fund (via the Internatonal Red Cross). This past weekend saw…

March 18, 2011

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THQ patches Homefront issues

Patch released to fix problems and upgrade server capacity for PS3 edition of Homefront. Patches for PC and 360 on their way. The PS3 patch is aimed at fixing problems users have been experiencing with…

March 17, 2011

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THQ understands the appeal of pre-owned games

THQ’s CEO Brian Farrell says that he doesn’t want to see an end to pre-owned game sales but that it’s the publisher job is persuade consumers not to trade games in. Speaking to MCV, Farrell…

March 16, 2011

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THQ Claims First-Day Sales Of 375,000 For Homefront

THQ has responded to yesterdays dip in share value with a bullish press release, claiming that Homefront has sold around 375,000 copies on the first day of its US release. It’s unclear whether this figure…

March 15, 2011

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Shareholders Show Lack Of Confidence In THQ

THQ’s stock price fell by almost 26% today, to $4.40 USD per share, putting it at its lowest level since November 2010. Gamasutra speculates that this drop is in part due to poor reviews for…

March 10, 2011

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THQ’s Bilson: I would buy a used game!

THQ’s Executive VP of Core Games, Danny Bilson, weighs in on the used game argument. Speaking in the latest issue of EDGE magazine, Bilson says that the perception of THQ as a company that takes…