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THQ landed with second uDraw lawsuit

The commercial failure of uDraw has seen a second lawsuit levelled at THQ. Levi and Korsinsky has filed a lawsuit with the Californian District Court. It alleges that THQ issued false or misleading statements concerning the company”. It adds: Specifically, it is alleged that defendants misrepresented or failed to disclose …

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Rory Donnelly departs THQ

Rory Donnelly is the latest high-profile departure from THQ. He was a THQ veteran, having joined the firm in 1999 as MD for France. His most recent role was SVP of European publishing. He has been instrumental in growing THQ’s Southern European business. A company statement read: THQ confirms that …

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Why THQ has rubbed out uDraw

The uDraw GameTablet and all related games have been discontinued after the franchise’s sales fell short by $100m. "THQ has no future commitments or plans to manufacture uDraw hardware," the company said in its latest financial report. Revenues for the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of uDraw – which were …

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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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Casual boss departs THQ

THQ’s EVP ofkids, family and casual gamesMartin Good has left the publisher along with 30 developers due to weak sales of uDraw. The jobs were cut at THQ’s Play development team in Agoura Hills, California. Last week the publisher revised its Q3 financial estimates after its uDraw accessory performed poorly …

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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. THQ says that is expects to drop guidance by around 25 per cent from $510-550m to around $383-413m. It had expected the period to be …

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THQ spends big on uDraw re-launch

Publisher THQ will spend over 2m to make uDraw the must-have gift” this Christmas. The Wii drawing accessory reached UK shelves in March this year, and has since shifted 1.7m units worldwide. Now THQ is bringing the device to PS3 and 360, along with software Instant Artist, Marvel Super Hero …

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Wii U wont kill uDraw

The Wii U tablet doesnot spell doom for THQ’s uDraw plans – in factquite the opposite. As demonstrated at E3 in June, Nintendo’s new home console features a tablet that can be used for drawing – much like the uDraw gaming tablet – leading press and consumers to speculate it …

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E3 2011: uDraw boss ‘unsurprised’ by Wii U

Martin Good, executive VP of THQ’s kids, family and casual games label, isn’t shaken by Nintendo’s newly announced Wii U. The uDraw series hasn’t been around for a whole year yet, but the capabilities and functions of the Wii U controller could displace THQ’s purpose-built tablet if Nintendo was to …

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uDraw heads to 360 and PS3

Art game and peripheral uDraw will arrive on Xbox 360 and PS3 this year, THQ has confirmed. The publisher will bring a revised version of the device to those consoles following strong sales on Wii. It will boast enhanced features such as high-definition drawings, a more sensitive stylus pen, motion …

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