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Get Yourself to Mars with Steam’s 90% Off Red Faction Collection Sale

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 ...Read More

Deadfall Adventures: The Heart of Atlantis Brings Updated Graphics and Co-op to PS3

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 ...Read More

THQ Rises Again; Nordic Games Purchases Rights to Release Games Under THQ’s Name

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 ...Read More

South Park: The Stick of Truth Delayed to Spring 2014, New Gameplay Footage Released

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 ...Read More

South Park: The Stick of Truth Gets a Finalized Release Date and New Trailer

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 ...Read More

Saints Row IV’s Johnny Gat-Themed “GATV Pack” To Be Announced Soon

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, ...Read More

New Developer Diary Says Saints Row IV Is A Love Song To The Fans

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 ...Read More

After the THQ Buyout, Volition Keeps Up Hope for Red Faction Sequel

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 ...Read More

THQ Officially Dead as Bankruptcy Case Ends

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 ...Read More

E3 2013 Preview: Sixth Time is the Charm with Obsidian Entertainment’s South Park: The Stick of Truth

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 ...Read More

Metro: Last Light Trophy List Appears Online

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 ...Read More

Preview: Saints Row IV – The Type of Crazy we Need and Deserve

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 ...Read More

THQ to Auction Off Red Faction and Darksiders Among Other IPs

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 ...Read More

WWE Series Rebranded Under 2K Sports Label

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. ...Read More

THQ President Jason Rubin Responds To Cliff Bleszinski’s Tweets About Dildos

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 ...Read More

Saints Row Would Be Better Without Dildos, Says Cliff Bleszinski

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 ...Read More

WWE License may be Acquired by Take-Two Interactive

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 ...Read More

Koch Media is “Really Excited” About its Purchase of Saints Row and Metro Franchises

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 ...Read More

THQ to Sell Majority of Assets to Competing Publishers

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

Metro: Last Light Removed From GameStop Impulse

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 ...Read More

Company of Heroes 2 Developer Post Introduces the UI

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 ...Read More

Despite THQ Filing for Bankruptcy, Relic Is Still Hiring

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. ...Read More

THQ Bankruptcy Cost WWE $45 Million, Could Threaten Future Sports Games

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 ...Read More

New Metro: Last Light Screenshots Released

New Metro: Last Light Screenshots Released

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

THQ President Jason Rubin Tells Gamers There’s No Reason To Worry

THQ President Jason Rubin Tells Gamers There’s No Reason To Worry

Today, THQ announced it was in backruptcy.

With the B-word and the company’s financial history this year, speculation and rumors have been running rampant on the ...Read More

The Video Game Industry Has No Mercy, THQ Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The Video Game Industry Has No Mercy, THQ Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The mayans could have seen this one coming. THQ announced today that the publishing outfit has filed for chapter eleven bankruptcy protection in Delaware. The company has gone ...Read More

Metro: Last Light Gets Sweet Pre-order Bonuses

Metro: Last Light Gets Sweet Pre-order Bonuses

THQ has confirmed that Metro: Last Light will see release in Match 2013 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Windows PC. Initial copies of the game have been upgraded to a limited edition with exclusive content. ...Read More

‘Like’ THQ’s Metro on Facebook, Receive Metro 2033 (PC) for Free

‘Like’ THQ’s Metro on Facebook, Receive Metro 2033 (PC) for Free

If you’ve ever been on the fence about playing Metro 2033, now is your chance. Simply by liking Metro’s Facebook page, you will receive a free code ...Read More

Metro: Last Light ‘Genesis’ Trailer Released

Metro: Last Light ‘Genesis’ Trailer Released

4A Games takes viewers on a tour of Metro: Last Light’s post-apocalyptic nightmare in its latest trailer. Ubiquitous destruction and decay define Metro: Last Light’s wicked world, populated by hellish beasts, craving ever-more carnage. ...Read More

South Park: The Stick of Truth Trailer 2 Released

South Park: The Stick of Truth Trailer 2 Released

Check out the second trailer for Obsidian’s (hopefully) hilarious new RPG created in collaboration with Trey Parker and Matt Stone, South Park: The Stick of Truth. ...Read More

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