Entries in 'brian farrell' (15)

EA: THQ drops UFC licence, EA picks it up

EA: THQ drops UFC licence, EA picks it up

EA has nabbed the licence to develop official Ultimate Fighting Championship video games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 4th 2012 at 9:55PM in News
THQ: MX vs ATV DLC experiment was unsuccessful

THQ: MX vs ATV DLC experiment was unsuccessful

Brian Farrell, CEO of THQ, has declared that the new DLC-centric business model it attempted with MX vs ATV Alive was "not a successful experiment".

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 29th 2011 at 11:40AM 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
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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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
THQ: New consoles ‘last thing we need’

THQ: New consoles ‘last thing we need’

The cost and turbulence caused by the transition to a new generation of hardware is not what the games industry currently needs, according to THQ president and CEO Brian Farrell.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2010 at 11:02AM in News
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

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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 stems losses

THQ stems losses

For the twelve months ended March 31, THQ's net sales rose 8% to $899 million, compared with sales of $830 million a year ago. The company posted a loss of ...

by Colin Campbell
on May 5th 2010 at 11:57PM in News
Nintendo success making kids' market tougher, says THQ

Nintendo success making kids' market tougher, says THQ

President and CEO of THQ Brian Farrell has pointed the finger at Nintendo’s successful first party software for making the kids’ video games market “extremely competitive”.

by Tim Ingham
on May 7th 2008 at 12:39PM in News
THQ to shed 200 staff

THQ to shed 200 staff

After reporting a $35m FY loss last night, publisher THQ confirmed in a post-earnings conference call that it would be losing 200 staff across its studios.

by Tim Ingham
on May 7th 2008 at 11:36AM in News

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THQ reports FY net loss of $35.3m

THQ reports FY net loss of $35.3m

THQ has reported full year losses of $35.3 million for the 12 months to March 31st, with sales up slightly to $1.03 billion.

by Tim Ingham
on May 7th 2008 at 12:07AM 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
Farrell: ‘Disney's Toy Story move is no surprise’

Farrell: ‘Disney's Toy Story move is no surprise’

THQ CEO Brian Farrell has said that the publisher anticipated Disney’s rejection of its pitch for the Toy Story 3 licence.

by Tim Ingham
on Feb 20th 2008 at 1:46PM in News