Entries in 'THQ' (432)

UAE: Darksiders banned

UAE: Darksiders banned

The United Arab Emirates has banned Darksiders from being released in its territories.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 7th 2010 at 5:15PM in News
THQ ends long-running WWE legal spat

THQ ends long-running WWE legal spat

THQ's lengthy legal battle with WWE over a joint venture the publisher set up with toy firm Jakks Pacific has finally come to a close.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Dec 23rd 2009 at 11:19AM in News
THQ promotes Donnelly

THQ promotes Donnelly

THQ’s Rory Donnelly has been promoted to the position of senior vice president of European publishing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2009 at 10:19AM in News
UFC 2010 revealed, dated

UFC 2010 revealed, dated

Publisher THQ has officially lifted the lid on the next instalment on its not-WWE fighting franchise, UFC 2010 Undisputed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2009 at 11:55AM in News

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RETAIL BIZ: Darksiders

RETAIL BIZ: Darksiders

Click here to access the RETAIL BIZ Previews section for a definitive look at some of the biggest titles heading to shelves before Christmas and in the New Year.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 10th 2009 at 2:51PM in News
THQ to open Montreal studio

THQ to open Montreal studio

Another big publisher has made the move to open a dev base in subsidy-supported Quebec, Canada – with THQ  the latest to establish a Montreal studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2009 at 11:46AM in News
THQ and Dreamworks extend deal

THQ and Dreamworks extend deal

Publisher THQ has signed an extension to its partnership with animation studio Dreamworks that will see three new titles released over the next two years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2009 at 2:45PM in News
Steam sells all THQ games for £26

Steam sells all THQ games for £26

Steam is offering its users the chance to buy every THQ title currently on the service for £26.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 27th 2009 at 10:07AM in News

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THQ titles to sponsor Stargate

THQ titles to sponsor Stargate

THQ has signed a new partnership with Sky One to sponsor the first series of the popular Stargate Universe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2009 at 10:58AM in News
THQ Q2 sales down 40%

THQ Q2 sales down 40%

THQ continues to lick its wounds after admitting a year ago that its product line-up needed to be refocused.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Nov 4th 2009 at 9:39PM in News
THQ focuses on core market in 2010

THQ focuses on core market in 2010

THQ has signed the rights to a new Russian-made FPS – as it bids to grow its core gamer audience in the next 12 months.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2009 at 2:49PM in News
Drawn To Life conquers the classroom

Drawn To Life conquers the classroom

Drawn To Life is being used in schools around the country in a bid to encourage children to take a greater interest in art.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2009 at 1:55PM in News

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Star Wars: Trench Run announced

Star Wars: Trench Run announced

The Rebel’s dramatic attack on the Empire’s Death Star that frames the thrilling conclusion to George Lucas’ 1977 sci-fi classic Star Wars is to get its very own iPhone game, ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2009 at 6:17PM in News
THQ bags Russian shooter

THQ bags Russian shooter

Publishing rights to Russian studio 4A Games' long-in-the-works Metro 2033 have been bought by THQ.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2009 at 1:07PM in News
THQ signs deal with Animal Planet

THQ signs deal with Animal Planet

THQ has prepared a huge long-term marketing push to support the launch of its newest IP, World of Zoo – including a sponsorship deal of popular documentary TV channel Animal ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2009 at 4:44PM in News
Warner in for THQ?

Warner in for THQ?

Speculation is mounting that THQ is to be the subject of an acquisition bid in the next few months – with insiders suggesting that Warner is readying an offer.

by Rob Crossley
on Sep 23rd 2009 at 11:35AM in News

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THQ’s PR boss Jones exits

THQ’s PR boss Jones exits

Helen Jones, THQ’s senior PR manager for UK and Europe, has left the firm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2009 at 1:15PM in News
THQ: New WWE will make us no.1

THQ: New WWE will make us no.1

THQ has declared WWE Smackdown Vs Raw 2010 the biggest release of its financial year – and said that its release will cement its place as the fighting genre’s No.1 publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2009 at 2:59PM in News
THQ picks up Games Workshop title

THQ picks up Games Workshop title

THQ is to publish Focus Home Interactive’s fantasy-themed football strategy game Blood Bowl on September 18th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2009 at 1:27PM in News
Konnie Huq fronting Drawn To Life

Konnie Huq fronting Drawn To Life

THQ has signed up ex-Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq to head up its ‘Your Hero’ marketing campaign for upcoming title Drawn To Life: The Next Chapter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2009 at 11:15AM in News
THQ predicts hardware price cuts

THQ predicts hardware price cuts

As the industry continues to struggle with the death of the established hardware cycle that has defined the games industry for over two decades, THQ boss Brian Farrell has predicted ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2009 at 11:30AM in News
Red Faction: Guerrilla sells 1m

Red Faction: Guerrilla sells 1m

As part of its Q1 financial report, THQ boss Brian Farrell has confirmed that Volition’s FPS sequel Red Faction: Guerrilla has passed the 1m sales mark worldwide.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2009 at 10:47AM in News
Sales up 77% at THQ

Sales up 77% at THQ

American publisher THQ has reported a year-on-year sales increase for the quarter ending June 30th 2009, with revenue jumping 77 per cent to $243.5m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2009 at 10:45AM in News
Mark Cook joins THQ

Mark Cook joins THQ

THQ's UK office has hired popular Midway exec Mark Cook as product marketing manager for UK & Europe. Cook will look after the seven-month marketing campaign for Darksiders.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2009 at 12:53PM in News
HMV snares THQ trade marketing boss

HMV snares THQ trade marketing boss

Former THQ trade marketing manager Wayne Wilson has joined HMV in the newly-created post of online games manager.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2009 at 11:59AM in News