Tag archive for "THQ"

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First Footage of Suspended Game 1666: Amsterdam Showcased by Creator

1666: Amsterdam has received a fair amount of news lately. First, the game was revived from development hell following a new trademark filing by developer Ubisoft. A week later, the creator of the title, as well as ...Read More

on April 30, 2016 12:08 PM
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Ubisoft and Assassin’s Creed Creator Settle Over 1666: Amsterdam Property Rights

According to the esteemed creator of Assassin's Creed Patrice Désilets, he has settled his three year litigation with Ubisoft over property rights for 1666 Amsterdam. News comes by way of a press release by Désilets, stating that ...Read More

on April 25, 2016 1:10 PM
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Suspended Game 1666 Resurfaces in New Ubisoft Trademark

It has been nearly 3 years since code-named project 1666 was put on an indefinite hiatus — according to a new recent listing in the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Ubisoft has filed for “1666” ...Read More

on April 18, 2016 9:45 AM
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New Video Reveals What THQ’s Cancelled The Avengers Co-op Game Would Have Looked Like

While many of the properties and franchises owned by publisher THQ were sold off during the company's liquidation back in 2013 to new owners and are either in development or have a healthy future, the company's gestating  ...Read More

on November 30, 2015 8:09 AM
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Following Silent Hills’ Cancellation, Guillermo del Toro Will “Never Again Get Involved in Video Games”

As a beloved and imaginative filmmaker, director Guillermo del Toro has given the world unusual and beautiful creations such as Hellboy and Pan's Labyrinth, but unfortunately del Toro's luck in the world of video games hasn't been ...Read More

on August 14, 2015 12:19 PM
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Homefront: The Revolution Saves its Revolution for Next Year, Delayed to 2016

On the heels of the high-profile delay of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End earlier this week, another highly-anticipated title has seen its release date shift from a nebulous 2015 launch now into 2016 - sorry, Homefront fans, ...Read More

on March 13, 2015 10:52 AM
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Get Yourself to Mars with Steam’s 90% Off Red Faction Collection Sale

Steam is known for having big sales on big games. This time the online retailer is having a sale for titles in the Red Faction series. Those who participate in this sale will get up to 90% ...Read More

on July 31, 2014 9:06 PM
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Deadfall Adventures: The Heart of Atlantis Brings Updated Graphics and Co-op to PS3

Last year's Deadfall Adventures brought exploration and adventure to Xbox 360 and PC, and luckily for those that may have missed out on the title when it released last year, PS3 owners will be in for an ...Read More

on July 14, 2014 7:31 AM
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THQ Rises Again; Nordic Games Purchases Rights to Release Games Under THQ’s Name

Back in late 2012/early 2013, THQ notably filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, leaving a liquidation of its assets to sell many of its remaining big franchises, like Darksiders and Homefront, to other studios and publishers for their ...Read More

on June 16, 2014 7:16 AM
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South Park: The Stick of Truth Delayed to Spring 2014, New Gameplay Footage Released

I have to be honest. I'm not that surprised, as we have not heard that much about South Park: The Stick of Truth with only a month and change left until its release. Even its demos at ...Read More

on October 31, 2013 2:22 PM
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South Park: The Stick of Truth Gets a Finalized Release Date and New Trailer

South Park: The Stick of Truth, one of the games caught in the THQ kerfluffle has an official release date with its new publisher, Ubisoft. The game has been developed in a classic turn-based RPG style, with ...Read More

on September 25, 2013 12:56 PM
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Saints Row IV’s Johnny Gat-Themed “GATV Pack” To Be Announced Soon

Saints Row IV may be quickly fading in the rear-view mirror with the impending release of Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V and the start of the holiday season, but that does not mean that their satire has ...Read More

on September 16, 2013 12:47 PM
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New Developer Diary Says Saints Row IV Is A Love Song To The Fans

In a new developer diary released by Volition's team, fans can see just why Saints Row IV has been made just for them. The video, which you can view below, gives a slight overview of the series ...Read More

on August 2, 2013 2:50 PM
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After the THQ Buyout, Volition Keeps Up Hope for Red Faction Sequel

In the wake of THQ's buyout and liquidation of assets in January 2013, the dev studio Volition Games still keeps up their hopes for a future installment in their long-running Red Faction series, despite the increasingly slim ...Read More

on July 23, 2013 8:52 AM
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THQ Officially Dead as Bankruptcy Case Ends

THQ has been out of business for more than six months, but is now officially dead as a judge has approved the liquidating bankruptcy plan. In a hearing today, Judge Mary F. Walrath granted approval of the ...Read More

on July 17, 2013 11:59 AM
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E3 2013 Preview: Sixth Time is the Charm with Obsidian Entertainment’s South Park: The Stick of Truth

If you used the terms role-playing game and South Park in the same sentence prior to the announcement of South Park: The Stick of Truth, I probably would have laughed in your face. South Park has established ...Read More

on June 26, 2013 12:00 PM
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Metro: Last Light Trophy List Appears Online

The list of over 53 trophies (achievements) for 4A Games' upcoming title, Metro: Last Light has appeared online. The game takes place in the same post-apocalyptic world of its predecessor, 2010's Metro 2033. Author of the books ...Read More

on May 9, 2013 9:56 AM
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Preview: Saints Row IV – The Type of Crazy we Need and Deserve

Whenever a developer says they are ambitiously pushing the envelope with their next title (specifically in regard to sequels), I either shrug or roll my eyes. It is such a common term that it almost never registers ...Read More

on April 3, 2013 1:33 PM
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THQ to Auction Off Red Faction and Darksiders Among Other IPs

In the blink of an eye, THQ was no more. That's how it seemed last month when the publisher confirmed its status of bankruptcy and began to auction off some of its major studios and intellectual properties. ...Read More

on February 27, 2013 9:04 AM
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WWE Series Rebranded Under 2K Sports Label


The WWE wrestling games--developed by Yukes and previously published by THQ--have since been purchased by 2K games, the publisher brand behind the very popular 2K Sports series. With this in mind, the next game is set ...Read More

on February 20, 2013 3:40 PM
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THQ President Jason Rubin Responds To Cliff Bleszinski’s Tweets About Dildos

In a sad but dignified departure from THQ yesterday, as the remaining employees were allowed to gather their things and clear their desks by the end of the day, THQ's now former president Jason Rubin tweeted a ...Read More

on January 25, 2013 3:42 PM
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Saints Row Would Be Better Without Dildos, Says Cliff Bleszinski


This afternoon Cliff Bleszinski--industry giant perhaps best known for his role as designer in the Unreal and Gears of War franchises--has been sounding off on Twitter on what he thinks makes the Saints Row franchise great, ...Read More

on January 24, 2013 2:47 PM
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WWE License may be Acquired by Take-Two Interactive

Yesterday, the internet exploded with the news that video game publisher, THQ, would have its studios and titles sold to other companies. Over time, THQ's image will dwindle until the publisher will cease to exist entirely, living ...Read More

on January 24, 2013 8:54 AM
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Koch Media is “Really Excited” About its Purchase of Saints Row and Metro Franchises

Yesterday, was somewhat of a sad day in the industry as we witnessed THQ, a publisher that has been around -- for what felt like forever -- taken apart piece by piece and sold off to its ...Read More

on January 24, 2013 8:36 AM
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THQ to Sell Majority of Assets to Competing Publishers

THQ CEO, Brian Farrel and President, Jason Rubin, have released a statement confirming that many of the publisher's development teams are to be sold to several different competing publishers. ...Read More

on January 23, 2013 4:30 PM
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Metro: Last Light Removed From GameStop Impulse

It was only a matter a time before GameStop would figure out a plan of action in regards to upcoming releases from the now bankrupt publisher THQ. Officially Metro: Last Light will be the first to ...Read More

on January 18, 2013 10:37 AM
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Company of Heroes 2 Developer Post Introduces the UI

Despite the fact that THQ is in the midst of its bankruptcy procedure Relic Entertainment is still hard at work on Company of Heroes 2, that seems to be one of the most healthy indicators of the ...Read More

on January 7, 2013 2:00 PM
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Despite THQ Filing for Bankruptcy, Relic Is Still Hiring

When the news of THQ filing for bankruptcy poured on the web, people initially thought that the bitter end of the agonizing company had finally come. Then they noticed the (unknown to many) difference between Chapter 11 ...Read More

on January 6, 2013 4:39 PM
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THQ Bankruptcy Cost WWE $45 Million, Could Threaten Future Sports Games

You probably haven't heard the term unsecured creditor before, but in bankruptcy court, it's not a good thing. It means that when the assets and cash THQ has are divided up between their creditors, the WWE will ...Read More

on December 22, 2012 6:19 PM
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New Metro: Last Light Screenshots Released

The post-apocalyptic world of Metro: Last Light is clear to see in these new screenshots. ...Read More

on December 21, 2012 4:00 PM