Entries in 'THQ' (432)

June date for new Red Faction

June date for new Red Faction

Publisher THQ has announced that free-roaming Xbox 360, PS3 and PC sequel Red Faction: Armageddon will be released in the UK on June 3rd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2011 at 9:16AM 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
Voltron game on the way

Voltron game on the way

Publisher THQ has announced that it is to publish a game based on retro kids TV license Voltron: Defender of the Universe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2011 at 3:26PM in News
uDraw launching March 4th

uDraw launching March 4th

The Wii uDraw tablet accessory will hit shelves in the UK on March 4th.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 8th 2011 at 4:19PM in News

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24MAS buys THQ Wireless

24MAS buys THQ Wireless

Games publisher THQ has sold its THQ Wireless mobile gaming division to Swedish firm 24MAS for an undisclosed amount, sister site ME can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2011 at 11:44AM in News
Saints Row 3 due autumn

Saints Row 3 due autumn

Saints Row 3 will arrive in UK retailers during Q3 this year, THQ has confirmed.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 3rd 2011 at 11:31AM in News
uDraw success for THQ

uDraw success for THQ

1.2m unit sales for THQ's Wii peripheral uDraw has lead to net sales of $314.6m for the quarter ending December 31st 2010.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2011 at 9:04AM in News
THQ expects Homefront to trump WWE

THQ expects Homefront to trump WWE

Publisher THQ has predicted that upcoming triple-A shooter Homefront  will make more money than either of the company's big fighting franchises, WWE or UFC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2011 at 8:40AM in News

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Homefront DLC goes Xbox exclusive

Homefront DLC goes Xbox exclusive

Platform holder Microsoft has revealed that DLC for THQ's upcoming shooter Homefront will be a timed exclusive on Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2011 at 4:01PM in News
New THQ logo revealed

New THQ logo revealed

THQ has ditched its well-known white-on-black logo in favour of a new grey and red symbol today.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 12th 2011 at 4:41PM in News
MX vs ATV series hits 10m

MX vs ATV series hits 10m

Over 10m units of games in the MX vs ATV series have now been shipped worldwide, publisher THQ has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2011 at 1:29PM in News
Homefront to use THQ Pass

Homefront to use THQ Pass

Mirroring the strategy employed by EA and its Online Pass, THQ has confirmed that upcoming shooter Homefront will include the THQ Pass.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2011 at 11:18AM in News

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THQ and Mattel extend partnership

THQ and Mattel extend partnership

Toy giant Mattel has renewed its deal with THQ which will see a range of games based on its franchises hit shelves.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 5th 2011 at 11:54AM in News
InSane trilogy won’t be completed until 2018

InSane trilogy won’t be completed until 2018

Upcoming trilogy InSane will take between eight and ten years to develop, THQ has confirmed.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 15th 2010 at 12:42PM in News
Del Toro reveals InSane for 2013

Del Toro reveals InSane for 2013

New horror game InSane has been confirmed and will arrive in 2013 on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 13th 2010 at 11:18AM in News
THQ: “Industry healthier than NPD says”

THQ: “Industry healthier than NPD says”

THQ has warned investors not to look at just NPD boxed product sales charts when judging the state of the industry.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 6th 2010 at 11:30AM in News

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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 working on ‘core’ motion games

THQ working on ‘core’ motion games

THQ is setting its sights on the motion sensing market after it revealed three new ‘core’ games are in the works.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 30th 2010 at 10:52AM in News
Homefront landing in March

Homefront landing in March

With the last of the 2010’s big releases making their way to retail over the next couple of weeks, attention is already turning to next year – and THQ’s Homefront ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2010 at 12:16PM in News
Farrell reiterates RRP concerns

Farrell reiterates RRP concerns

The standard $59.99/£49.99 RRP for console software is “keeping people out” of the console market at retail. That’s according to THQ president Brian Farrell, who reiterated his stance at the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2010 at 10:09AM in News
Darksiders 2 still some way off

Darksiders 2 still some way off

As part of last night’s fincnaicl report, publisher THQ has stated that the sequel to its successful new action IP Darksiders won’t be out until the company’s fiscal 2013 period.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2010 at 8:54AM in News
$47m Q2 loss for THQ

$47m Q2 loss for THQ

Publisher THQ has reported increased losses of $47m for its second quarter ending September 30th. That’s up on the $5.6m loss it registered in the same quarter a year before.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2010 at 8:28AM in News
uDraw is ‘a platform, not a fad’

uDraw is ‘a platform, not a fad’

The uDraw Wii Gaming Tablet is a new ‘platform’ that has already attracted attention from other publishers, according to THQ.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2010 at 3:44PM in News
THQ steps up WWE marketing

THQ steps up WWE marketing

Publisher THQ has reached an agreement with WWE that will see the company’s WWE vs Raw game promoted in conjunction with both WWE TV shows, live events and future DVD ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2010 at 11:19AM in News
EA tipped to exit MMA genre

EA tipped to exit MMA genre

Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz has predicted that EA’s debut foray into the mixed martial arts genre will be its last following a poor performance from the recently released ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2010 at 10:37AM in News