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Saints Row 4 surfaces on Linkedin profile

The next in line for THQ’s Saints Row series may already be in the works, if a Volition employee’s Linkedin info is to be believed. Superannuation uncovered the mention ofSaints Row 4 on the Linkedin profile of David Payne, an artist for Volition who has worked on sevral games in …

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Saints Row: The Third gets standalone superhero expansion

At times of trouble, all publishers turn to their most reliable IP – and this is exactly what THQ is doing with the announcement of a brand new expansion Saints Row: The Third. Called Enter the Dominatrix, the retail release adds what THQ describes as the most requested gameplay features …

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THQ expects sales to exceed estimates

With the doom-mongers continuing the circle, THQ has announced that it expects Q4 sales to exceed expectations. The publisher had previously forecast net sales of between $130-$150m. However, it now expects non-GAAP net sales to hit between $160-170m. It credited the boost to strong sales of Saints Row: The Third, …

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Gaikai app brings triple-A to Facebook

Cloud gaming firm Gaikai is now streaming big console games such as The Witcher 2 and Saints Row: The Third through its new Facebook app. The application, currently in beta, will be the first serious test of whether triple-A games can exist and thrive on the social games platform. It’sexclusively …

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Digital revenues double ahead of THQ restructure

Change is afoot at THQ. The company has withdrawn from the children’s market and plans to focus instead on "core games and digital initiatives". And despite losses of $56m, it has plenty to work with – the publisher revealed that digital revenues for the third quarter of fiscal 2012 have …

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Saints Row is biggest THQ launch in history

Over-the-top action crime game Saints Row: The Third was the largest owned-IP launch ever for THQ. The publisher confirmed that it shipped 3.6m units during its financial third quarter, and 3.8m life to date. These figures were released in THQ’s latest fiscal report, where the company said it expected to …

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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. Yesterday, a US analyst claimed on Twitter that the firm had canned its ’14 slate, ditched its long in the making Games Workshop MMO, relinquished control of Disney kids’ games licences, …

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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. As we reported yesterday, it’s a blockbuster week for new releases with fresh hits from Nintendo, THQ, EA, Warner Bros, Ubisoft, Sega and Capcom. THQ caters to the core gamers …

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