Entries in 'farrell' (15)

THQ on turnaround: The heavy lifting is done

THQ on turnaround: The heavy lifting is done

CEO Brian Farrell believes that the worst is behind THQ as the publisher continues to rebuild.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2012 at 2:09PM in News
THQ: Transition from boxed to digital is underway

THQ: Transition from boxed to digital is underway

Cloud gaming will prove a positive development for consumers, publishers and developers, THQ CEO Brian Farrell has told an audience at the Cloud Gaming USA conference in San Jose.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2011 at 2:34PM in News
FEATURE: Heads in the cloud

FEATURE: Heads in the cloud

Cloud gaming is on the horizon – but what does it mean for the industry? Top bosses from publishing and retail forecast what trends we can expect to see as the ...

on Jul 18th 2011 at 12:58PM in News
THQ: When we compete, we win

THQ: When we compete, we win

THQ now has the capacity to invade every genre and sector it targets, CEO Brian Farrell has stated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2011 at 2:28PM in News

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THQ "has plans" for NGP

THQ "has plans" for NGP

It might not have any games pencilled in for the launch of Sony's PSP successor the NGP, but THQ has told MCV that it does plan to support the machine ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2011 at 4:31PM in News
THQ: Big three must change business model

THQ: Big three must change business model

Publisher THQ has urged the three biggest companies in control of the modern video games market to rethink the fundamentals of their content delivery strategies and embrace emerging platforms such ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2011 at 2:30PM in News
THQ to limit kids’ licensed games

THQ to limit kids’ licensed games

It’s one of the most successful publisher’s in the sector, but THQ has indicated that it’s to focus less on licensed kids titles in the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2010 at 12:02PM in News
THQ defends anti-pre-owned tactics

THQ defends anti-pre-owned tactics

THQ chief Brian Farrell says the publisher must monetise used games and has called on retail to help.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2010 at 10:23AM in News

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THQ talks premium online multiplayer, tackling pre-owned ‘impact’

THQ talks premium online multiplayer, tackling pre-owned ‘impact’

Speaking to investors following its recent financial report, THQ CEO Brian Farrell has admitted that a combination of “robust downloadable content and premium online play” will be its main weapons ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 10th 2010 at 1:06PM in News
THQ predicts hardware price cuts

THQ predicts hardware price cuts

As the industry continues to struggle with the death of the established hardware cycle that has defined the games industry for over two decades, THQ boss Brian Farrell has predicted ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2009 at 11:30AM in News
Sales up 77% at THQ

Sales up 77% at THQ

American publisher THQ has reported a year-on-year sales increase for the quarter ending June 30th 2009, with revenue jumping 77 per cent to $243.5m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2009 at 10:45AM in News
THQ: PS3 price cut expected, Wii ‘a little soft’

THQ: PS3 price cut expected, Wii ‘a little soft’

On the back of THQ’s recent financial results, CEO Brian Farrell has stated that he believes Sony will cut the price of PS3 this year, whilst also admitting that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2009 at 3:57PM in News

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Farrell: We will take strong action

Farrell: We will take strong action

Following THQ's latest financial filing, Brian Farrell, the chairman, president and CEO of THQ, has stated that his firm is to both aggressively cut costs and place a stronger ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2009 at 10:38AM in News
Farrell: Hardware ‘cycle’ is no more

Farrell: Hardware ‘cycle’ is no more

Speaking at a US event entitled the Pacific Crest 10th Anniversary Technology Leadership Forum, THQ president and CEO Brian Farrell has stated that the traditional console cycle as we know ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2008 at 1:11PM in News
THQ: ‘We can be more aggressive than bigger firms’

THQ: ‘We can be more aggressive than bigger firms’

Speaking to Reuters, THQ’s Brian Farrell has outlined the publisher’s M&A strategy – to grow organically.

by Neil Long
on Apr 4th 2008 at 6:28PM in News