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WWE 2K14 gets Ultimate Warrior pre-order bonus

The legendary Ultimate Warrior is being given away to those who pre-order WWE 2K14. Not the real Ultimate Warrior, we hasten to add, but a virtual one to use in the game. It’s the pre-order offer for 2K’s first crack at the WWE licence, which it acquired earlier in the …

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Take-Two acquires WWE license from defunct THQ

The WWE video game series will live on following an acquisition from Grand Theft Auto publisher Take-Two. Polygon reports that Take-Two has reached a joint agreement with the WWE, now defunct publisher THQ and Japanese developer Yuke’s, which is the long-term home of the series. As part of the deal …

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WWE video games find new home. But is it 2K Games?

The WWE franchise will continue, despite the liquidation of publisher THQ. The WWE licence was not up for sale as part of THQ’s auction last night and was returned to WWE. A tweet from the official WWE Games Twitter feed said: "We don’t have any details to share yet, but …

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Retailers, unleash your inner wrestler and win WWE tickets and goodies

You lug boxes of stock around the store and punch prices into the till, but do you dream of lugging heavy men in spandex and punching them into submission? Well, we can’t make that happen. But we can bring you closer to the lyrca-clad behemoths you idolise. MCV and THQ …

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Gamers get the chance to star on WWE

THQ’s Facebook campaign for next week’s WWE ‘13 turns gamers into cover stars. The publisher this week launched its ‘Be on the Box’ app, letting fans create their own packshot for the new game from their Facebook pictures, or posed shots for a webcam. Images can be shared online, or …

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Become a wrestler and wIn a copy of WWE ’13 signed by CM Punk

Want to win a cope of WWE ‘13 signed by CM Punk, plus tickets to the next WWE tour and a bag full of goodies? Course you do. We’re inviting members of the UK games industry to create their own wrestler using THQ’s Be On The Box Facebook app. You …

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Fans to host 500 WWE ’13 launch parties

THQ wants hundreds of gamers to run their own WWE launch parties, offering the chance . The publisher has teamed up with IGN, Kerrang! Radio and party organisers Come Round to offer 500 gamers the chance to get WWE ‘13 a week ahead of release. Winners will receive their title …

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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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THQ’s 17-game rescue plan

Embattled publisher THQ has plotted a multi-year game release schedule in a bid to calm investor nerves. Last night the publisher announced a net loss of $56 million for the last three months of 2011. In a move to dispel fears, THQ’s executive team last night listed its next seventeen …

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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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