Entries in 'THQ' (432)

£2m Xmas casual blitz for THQ

£2m Xmas casual blitz for THQ

THQ will splurge £2m to reach kids, family and casual audiences this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2010 at 12:37PM in News
THQ announces AR Kinect game

THQ announces AR Kinect game

Publisher THQ has announced a brand new Kinect IP – Fantastic Pets, which is being develop by Blitz Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2010 at 3:12PM in News
Désilets explains THQ move

Désilets explains THQ move

Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Désilets has for the first time spoken about his decision to head up THQ’s new Montreal development studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2010 at 9:35AM in News
SpongeBob extends THQ deal

SpongeBob extends THQ deal

Following the news earlier of its agreement to extend its deal for the UFC video games licence, THQ has also confirmed as extension to its partnership with Nickelodeon to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2010 at 5:57PM in News

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THQ extends UFC deal

THQ extends UFC deal

With two successful console games under its belt, publisher THQ has announced that its deal with Zuffa for the rights to video games based on the Ultimate Fighting Championship IP ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2010 at 2:26PM in News
Assassin’s Creed creator joins THQ

Assassin’s Creed creator joins THQ

Publisher THQ has announced that Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Désilets is to head up its new owned development studio in Montreal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2010 at 12:34PM in News
Digital smash hits the High Street

Digital smash hits the High Street

PC puzzler and download success Deadtime Stories has been released at retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2010 at 3:58PM in News
THQ reveals WWE DLC deal

THQ reveals WWE DLC deal

As publishers continue to dabble with new ways of offering ‘added value’ to gamers through digital content, THQ has revealed a new model to accompany the release of WWE Smackdown ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2010 at 12:06PM in News

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OPINION: THQ talks new tech

OPINION: THQ talks new tech

THE NEW PLATFORMS: FACEBOOK, MOBILE AND THE CLOUD

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2010 at 4:37PM in News
THQ predicts lower game prices

THQ predicts lower game prices

The boss of THQ Brian Farrell has said that the games industry must explore different retail models if it is to remain competitive in a market that consistently expects lower ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2010 at 1:32PM in News
THQ still sees opportunities on Wii

THQ still sees opportunities on Wii

Third publishers who continue to treat Wii with scepticism may be letting opportunities slip them by, THQ CEO Brian Farrell told MCV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2010 at 4:21PM 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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Red Faction delayed until May

Red Faction delayed until May

Red Faction: Armageddon will now be released in May 2011.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 14th 2010 at 10:33AM in News
US: THQ*ICE ceases operations

US: THQ*ICE ceases operations

US online publisher THQ*ICE has closed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 9th 2010 at 11:03AM in News
THQ ‘doesn't want to punish used gamers’

THQ ‘doesn't want to punish used gamers’

The boss of core games at THQ Danny Bilson has come out with a far software message for the pre-owned message following scathing comments from the creative director of WWE ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2010 at 1:46PM in News
THQ: Pre-owned games ‘cheat’ publishers

THQ: Pre-owned games ‘cheat’ publishers

Publisher THQ is fast becoming the leading voice in the industry’s apparent tirade against pre-owned software, and its latest outburst is the most aggressive yet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2010 at 10:49AM in News

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THQ body slams pre-owned

THQ body slams pre-owned

Mirroring THQ’s strategy with recent fighting release UFC Undisputed 2010, the publisher has confirmed that October’s release WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2011 will include a DLC code in the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2010 at 6:20PM in News
Dawn of War II: Retribution revealed

Dawn of War II: Retribution revealed

THQ has announced a brand new stand-alone expansion for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II. Named Retribution, it’s due out in Q1 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2010 at 6:00PM in News
THQ unveils uDraw GameTablet

THQ unveils uDraw GameTablet

THQ has announced it will release the innovative uDraw GameTablet for Wii this Christmas.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 17th 2010 at 12:00PM in News
Digital-only Red Fact: Battlegrounds announced

Digital-only Red Fact: Battlegrounds announced

Publisher THQ has lifted the lid on a brand new entry in the Red Faction series – and it won’t be heading to retail. Called Red Faction: Battlegrounds, it will ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2010 at 2:41PM in News
THQ signs Double Fine

THQ signs Double Fine

Tim Schafer has revealed the first of his studio’s four miniature digital titles – following EA’s decision to pull production on a Brutal Legend sequel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2010 at 11:33AM in News
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
Lack of Red Faction causes THQ loss

Lack of Red Faction causes THQ loss

THQ has reports losses in both sales and income for the three months ending June 30th, 2010.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 10th 2010 at 11:09AM in News
THQ to rethink UFC strategy?

THQ to rethink UFC strategy?

Not for the first time, THQ has pointed the finger at the tough “competitive window” for causing the lower then expected sales of recent release UFC Undisputed 2010.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 10th 2010 at 11:08AM in News
What's out today? w/e Fri August 6th

What's out today? w/e Fri August 6th

CLICK HERE FOR MCV’S COMPREHENSIVE AND FULLY UPDATED RELEASE SCHEDULE.

August kicks off with a bit of Hollywood flair as two of the summer’s latest celluloid blockbusters arrive on games ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 6th 2010 at 10:45AM in News