Entries in 'THQ' (432)

UFC 2010 to better predecessor's success

UFC 2010 to better predecessor's success

Upcoming brawler UFC Undisputed 2010 will exceed sales numbers of its predecessor, THQ reckons.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2010 at 3:15PM in News
THQ looks to digital market

THQ looks to digital market

The digital market is growing at an exponential rate, and THQ has become the latest publisher to announce an increased focus on the sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2010 at 12:16PM in News
What’s on the way from THQ

What’s on the way from THQ

Following a year of stabilisation, publisher THQ has outlined the games that it hopes will drive growth for the company over the next two years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2010 at 12:01PM in News
THQ founder passes away

THQ founder passes away

Jack Friedman, the founder of THQ, passed away yesterday at the age of 70.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 4th 2010 at 2:28PM in News

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THQ restructures UK marketing team

THQ restructures UK marketing team

THQ has made a number of changes to its marketing team as part of a major restructure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2010 at 4:45PM in News
HMV lands UFC 2010 Special Edition

HMV lands UFC 2010 Special Edition

Multiformat martial arts fighter UFC Undisputed 2010 will be available as a Collector’s Edition exclusively from hmv.com when pre-ordered before its May 28th release.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 23rd 2010 at 12:31PM in News
THQ promises new approach to casual

THQ promises new approach to casual

Along side its plans to progress key IP such as WWE, UFC, Red Faction and Saints Row, THQ has stated that it intends to completely re-work its approach to the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2010 at 6:10PM in News
THQ publishing Last Airbender game

THQ publishing Last Airbender game

The video game tie-in of Paramount’s upcoming summer cinema outing The Last Airbender will be published on Wii and DS courtesy of THQ, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2010 at 4:32PM in News

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THQ holds off $40m project for Natal

THQ holds off $40m project for Natal

Publishing giant THQ has a Natal game in the pipeline that could cost as much as $40 million to make – yet the company is hedging its bets due to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2010 at 11:55AM in News
THQ elated by ‘tremendous turnaround’

THQ elated by ‘tremendous turnaround’

THQ says it has bounced back following financial troubles, and is working to ensure it carries this momentum over the next two years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2010 at 10:00AM in News
THQ announces Big Beach Sports 2

THQ announces Big Beach Sports 2

Mini-game franchise Big Beach Sports will return with a second outing for the Wii this summer, publisher THQ has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2010 at 5:38PM in News
UK CHARTS: God of War III slays competition

UK CHARTS: God of War III slays competition

Sony’s God of War III debuted at the top of the charts this week, marking the platform holder’s second No.1 of the year.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 22nd 2010 at 10:27AM in News

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THQ planning core digital push

THQ planning core digital push

The mounting pressure on retail has been turned up another notch with news that THQ is planning up to six download-only titles within the next 12 months, some of which ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2010 at 11:47AM in News
New Red Faction coming March 2011

New Red Faction coming March 2011

The sequel to popular third person Red Faction: Guerrilla is scheduled for a March 2011 release, according to reports from GDC.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 12th 2010 at 2:19PM in News
Darksiders demo to launch on February 25th

Darksiders demo to launch on February 25th

THQ will release a demo of the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of Darksiders on February 25th.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 16th 2010 at 4:40PM in News
THQ giving away Red Faction Guerilla

THQ giving away Red Faction Guerilla

In an unusual promotion in North America, publisher THQ has finally revealed the mystery freebie up for grabs to anyone who bought the console version of Darksiders – a courtesy ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2010 at 12:01PM in News

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Metro 2033 limited edition revealed

Metro 2033 limited edition revealed

THQ has unveiled the contents of the Limited Edition of Metro 2033 for Xbox 360 and PC.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 10th 2010 at 10:49AM in News
THQ reveals All Star Karate

THQ reveals All Star Karate

Publisher THQ has announced a brand new Wii title that is in development and due for release this spring – All Star Karate.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2010 at 11:05AM in News
Darksiders to spawn sequel

Darksiders to spawn sequel

A sequel to THQ’s recently-released action title Darksiders is in the works after the publisher revealed that the game is “on track” to meet internal forecasts, selling 1.2m units since ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2010 at 10:49AM in News
New digital focus for THQ

New digital focus for THQ

Reporting slight profits for its Q3, THQ has slashed 60 jobs and announced plans to realign some of its studios towards digital distribution platforms.

by Colin Campbell
on Feb 4th 2010 at 3:37AM in News
UFC 2009 passes 3.5m shipped

UFC 2009 passes 3.5m shipped

It was one of the surprise hits of last year, and now THQ has stated that 3.5m copies of its licensed fighting simulator UFC 2009 have been shipped worldwide.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2010 at 4:18PM in News
THQ signs key gameshow IP

THQ signs key gameshow IP

Wii and DS owners will soon be treated to video game versions of popular US quiz shows Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune thanks to a new deal between THQ and ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2010 at 1:39PM in News
THQ confident Metro 2033 will deliver

THQ confident Metro 2033 will deliver

THQ Claims its forthcoming thriller Metro 2033 could be as big as Call of Duty or GTA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2010 at 3:01PM in News
Metro 2033 dated

Metro 2033 dated

THQ’s upcoming FPS Metro 2033 will be released on in the UK on March 19th.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 28th 2010 at 11:03AM in News