Entries in 'THQ' (432)

THQ threatened with Nasdaq delisting

THQ threatened with Nasdaq delisting

Troubled publisher THQ has been warned that it faces a possible de-listing from the Nasdaq stock exchange.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2012 at 11:43AM in News
THQ rumoured to be making redundancies in Oz/Japan

THQ rumoured to be making redundancies in Oz/Japan

A source has told MCV that THQ are making redundancies to their Australian team, while Kotaku is reporting similar in Japan.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jan 30th 2012 at 4:06AM in News
THQ quits licensed kids games sector

THQ quits licensed kids games sector

We’re used to publishers broadening their reach and distancing themselves from the core, but a new strategic shift from THQ is seeing it do the opposite.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2012 at 1:28PM in News
THQ quashes Disney cancellation rumours

THQ quashes Disney cancellation rumours

THQ is still funding development of an undisclosed project based on the upcoming Pixar movie Brave, a senior source within Disney has told Develop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2012 at 9:41AM in News

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THQ puts dent in analyst doom-mongering and denies game cancellations

THQ puts dent in analyst doom-mongering and denies game cancellations

THQ has poured cold water on weekend speculation that it had closed down production on games due for 2014.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 16th 2012 at 8:06AM in News
Homefront: Ultimate Edition due by April

Homefront: Ultimate Edition due by April

THQ will release a new SKU for its newest FPS series Homefront in the next few months.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 10th 2012 at 12:09PM in News
THQ wins Ubisoft dev poaching case

THQ wins Ubisoft dev poaching case

The Quebec Court of Appeal has overturned a Ubisoft injunction against THQ which sought to block the latter from soliciting staff from the French publisher.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Dec 19th 2011 at 10:50AM in News

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Casual boss departs THQ

Casual boss departs THQ

THQ’s EVP of kids, family and casual games Martin Good has left the publisher along with 30 developers due to weak sales of uDraw.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 12th 2011 at 10:05AM in News
THQ drops guidance after uDraw sales lag

THQ drops guidance after uDraw sales lag

Publisher THQ has dropped its Q3 financial estimates after the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the uDraw tablet peripheral failed to hit sales expectations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2011 at 10:01AM in News
Senior staff bolster THQ UK

Senior staff bolster THQ UK

THQ has appointed industry veteran Julian Woods as vice president of UK & Export, putting him in charge of all THQ operations in the UK.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 8th 2011 at 8:27AM in News
Obsidian details its South Park RPG

Obsidian details its South Park RPG

It’s such a bizarre combination that it might just work – RPG specialist Obsidian is working on a new console RPG based on the cult Canadian South Park IP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2011 at 8:38AM in News

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THQ: Full steam ahead for WWE'12

THQ: Full steam ahead for WWE'12

Following years of sliding viewing figures, WWE is on the comeback trail, says THQ.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 24th 2011 at 3:31PM in News
What's Out Today? w/e November 18th, 2011

What's Out Today? w/e November 18th, 2011

Ancient swords, muscle cars, magic LEGO, Olympian hedgehogs, Racoon-suited plumbers and 5ft purple dildo bats – there's something for everyone.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 18th 2011 at 10:26AM in News

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Saints Row: The Third uses Online Pass

Saints Row: The Third uses Online Pass

Upcoming THQ title Saints Row: The Third will implement the complete digital arsenal current available to modern publishers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2011 at 9:42AM in News
Saints Row 3 Season Pass revealed

Saints Row 3 Season Pass revealed

Buyers will be able to purchase four content packs for Saints Row: The Third in advance at a smaller price.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 11th 2011 at 10:20AM in News
Warhammer helps THQ beats expectations in Q2

Warhammer helps THQ beats expectations in Q2

Strong sales of futuristic sci-fi hack ‘n’ slash outing Warhammer 40, 000: Space Marine helped THQ to post a stronger than expected Q2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2011 at 8:26AM in News
EA to sell rivals' games through digital distribution

EA to sell rivals' games through digital distribution

Electronic Arts will soon start selling games made by its competitors.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Oct 27th 2011 at 5:32PM in News
Read about Saints Row and WWE in the new-look MCV Recommended Extra

Read about Saints Row and WWE in the new-look MCV Recommended Extra

A special guide to the new Saints Row and WWE games is now available to download, read in your web browser or access via your iPad.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 25th 2011 at 3:48PM in News
Read about Saints Row and WWE in the new-look MCV Recommended Extra

Read about Saints Row and WWE in the new-look MCV Recommended Extra

A special guide to the new Saints Row and WWE games is now available to download, read in your web browser or access via your iPad.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 21st 2011 at 3:44PM in News
COMPETITION: Win Saints Row: The Third and WWE '12

COMPETITION: Win Saints Row: The Third and WWE '12

MCV has teamed up with THQ to give retailers the chance to win copies of the publisher's biggest upcoming titles.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 21st 2011 at 9:53AM in News