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THQ looks to digital market

The digital market is growing at an exponential rate, and THQ has become the latest publisher to announce an increased focus on the sector. It intends to bring a number of its key brands to services such as Xbox Live Arcade and PSN. It also has its sights set on …

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Whats on the way from THQ

Following a year of stabilisation, publisher THQ has outlined the games that it hopes will drive growth for the company over the next two years. In the next financial year ending March 31st 2011 the firm will release a brand new addition to the Red Faction franchise. The last game …

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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. Wrestling organisation WWE had initiated legal proceedings as far back as 2004 under allegations of commercial bribery – it claimed Jakks had paid the former …

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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. The firm will unveil the game this weekend at WWE event Summerslam – a show it says emphasises the crucial importance” …

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THQ announces new WWE title

THQ has announced a new addition to its WWE family of games as part of its full-year financial report. Legendsof Wrestlemania is due for release in March next year on next-gen formats. THQ CEO Brian Farrell told investors: Our new Legends game is scheduled to launch in conjunction with the …

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THQ wins WWE royalty case

THQ has won a legal dispute with Jakks Pacific over royalty payments. The case regarded delays in reaching an agreement over the royalty rate that the US publisher would pay Jakks for use of the WWE licence. Under the terms of the original partnership, a royalty rate would have begun …

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Q3 THQ sales up, WWE ships 5m

For the third quarter of fiscal 2008, THQ reported net sales of $509.6 million, up from $475.7 million for the same period a year ago. The publisher added that the sales spike was driven by strong performance of WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008, Cars: Mater-National and MX vs. ATV Untamed. …

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