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Sega sues THQ for obscene amounts of money

Look, I’m not going to pretend I understand how money or accounts or any of those things work, but I nonetheless find the news that Sega is suing the bankrupt THQ for just over $940,000 a little odd.

By Tim McDonald | 10 Jul 2013 | 2

THQ auction resolved: Relic moves to Sega, Volition now owned by Koch Media

Yesterday’s closed-doors auction for THQ’s assets and properties dragged on far longer than anticipated, pushing back the sale hearing that was originally scheduled for 9am (Eastern US) today.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

THQ’s sale hearing is tomorrow, Relic denies closure rumours

An auction for THQ’s assets took place today behind closed doors, but a sale hearing due to take place tomorrow at 9am (US Eastern) should reveal the fate of several studios and games.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Double Fine has requested papers from the THQ bankruptcy case

With THQ’s date with destiny looming on 22 January, further information about specific interested parties is emerging from the bankruptcy case.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

THQ bankruptcy auction set for 22 January

As reported over the weekend, today was the big day for further court discussions regarding THQ’s rejected bankruptcy proposal.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

THQ’s bankruptcy sale process denied by Judge

THQ has had its efforts to make a quick bankruptcy sale to investment company Clearlake Capital thwarted at a hearing yesterday in Wilmington, Delaware.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

THQ files Chapter 11 bankruptcy, assets to be purchased by Clearlake Capital

There’s a sad inevitability to this news, as there have been financial problems at THQ for a number of months now.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2012 | 3

Dawn of War invades THQ’s Humble Bundle

The latest addition to the THQ Humble Bundle, with two days remaining on the clock, is the original Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Humble THQ Bundle boosts troubled company’s share price

The recently-launched Humble Bundle consisting of highlights from THQ’s back catalogue has provided a confidence boost to the company’s struggling share price.

By Peter Parrish | 3 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

THQ seeks cash influx through unlikely Humble Bundle team-up

It’s no secret that THQ has been struggling financially for several months now, but with the situation looking ever more desperate for the publisher, some unusual avenues are now being explored.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

South Park, Company of Heroes 2 and Metro Last Light all delayed by THQ

Publisher THQ has published its second quarter fiscal results for 2013, packed with enough statistics to fulfill its duties as a public company and enough obfuscation to make the accounts as difficult as humanly possible to penetrate.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Del Toro’s ‘Insane’ project dropped by THQ

Not much was ever known about Guillermo del Toro’s planned collaborations with THQ.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

THQ avoid Nasdaq delisting, recovery continues

THQ is going through some rough times right now, but today it has received some much needed good news.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Former EA Canada head hired as THQ production executive

THQ president Jason Rubin has hired Ron Moravek as the publisher’s executive vice president of production.

By John Robertson | 23 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

THQ financials reveal cancelled UFC title

One of the few surprises of E3 2012 was EA’s on-stage reveal that it now owned the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) license; a series that had previously belonged to THQ.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

EA Sports acquires UFC license, THQ’s catalogue gets smaller

What’s more shocking? The fact that EA Sports has taken over the license to produce UFC videogames, or the fact that the news wasn’t leaked before E3?

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | 2

THQ’s ‘Core Games’ management duo leave company

THQ’s Danny Bilson and Dave Davis, respectively the former Executive Vice President and Senior Vice President of the ‘Core Games’ division of the company, have both left the publisher.

By John Robertson | 29 May 2012 | Comments Off

THQ discloses annual loss of $240 million

It’s been no secret that THQ has experienced a rough financial year.

By Paul Younger | 15 May 2012 | 1

Warhammer 40K MMO uncertain due to THQ’s financial situation

THQ has said that they’re being “realistic” over the future of MMO Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium Online.

By Paul Younger | 3 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Major layoffs at THQ, President takes pay cut

Chaotic times at THQ, as the company confirms major job losses in a filing to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

By John Robertson | 2 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

THQ threatened with stock exchange delisting

THQ has received a delisitng warning from the Nasdaq stock exchange.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

THQ shifts focus to core and digital content, kids division shut down

THQ has announced that it is going to cease operating in the licensed kids game sector.

By Paul Younger | 25 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

THQ debunk DarK Millenium Online release date

THQ respond to release date stories for thier upcoming Warhammer MMO.

By Paul Younger | 14 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

THQ gives Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium Online a release date

THQ has revealed the release date for their MMO Warhammer 40,000 Dark Millennium Online.

By Paul Younger | 12 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

THQ’s new online store packs crazy postage charges

Digital portal sells boxed consoles games and downloadable PC titles.
THQ’s new online store, accessible via their official website, sells boxed consoles games as well as downloadable PC titles.

By Paul Younger | 5 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

THQ reveals Gamescom line-up

With less than a week to go until Gamescom, THQ reveal their line-up of titles.

By John Robertson | 11 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

THQ closes two studios, MX vs ATV axed

200 employees laid off following studio closures in Melbourne and Brisbane.

By John Robertson | 10 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

World of Warcraft players donate over $1.9 million to Japan earthquake…

190,000 sales of the Cenarion Hatchling pet later… 
At the start of May Blizzard made the Cenarion Hatchling pet available at $10 a pop, 100 per cent of the sales revenue was donated to the Japan earthquake relief fund.

By John Robertson | 5 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

SEGA and THQ join GAMEfest

Two more publishers sign-up for Birmingham show.
THQ will be at the event showing (among other things) Saints Row: The Third and WWE 12.

By Paul Younger | 5 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

THQ E3 lineup

As E3 gets closer, THQ unveil their line-up of titles.
A mixed bag from THQ this year with many popular franchises appearing including Warhammer, WWE, UFC and the recently announced Metro: Last Light.

By Paul Younger | 3 Jun 2011 | Comments Off