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Layoffs at two THQ studios

THQ has confirmed that staff at both Kaos Studios (Homefront) and Volition (Red Faction: Armageddon) have been laid off.

By Paul Younger | 1 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

Québec court grants Ubisoft injunction against THQ

Ubisoft has been granted an injunction by the court of Québec against fellow games company THQ, preventing the latter organisation from poaching further staff from Ubisoft’s Montreal studio.

By Paul Younger | 31 Mar 2011 | Comments Off

THQ Halfway To Breaking Even On Homefront

It may have met with lukewarm reviews, but THQ’s Homefront has now sold an estimated one million copies according to an investor press release issued today.

By Paul Younger | 24 Mar 2011 | Comments Off

PopCap donate over $200,000 to Japan Earthquake Relief

PopCap games, creators of Plants vs. Zombies, Bejewelled and other such portable gems have announced they have donated over $200,000 to the Japan Earthquake Relief fund (via the Internatonal Red Cross).

By Paul Younger | 23 Mar 2011 | Comments Off

THQ patches Homefront issues

Patch released to fix problems and upgrade server capacity for PS3 edition of Homefront.

By Paul Younger | 18 Mar 2011 | Comments Off

THQ understands the appeal of pre-owned games

THQ’s CEO Brian Farrell says that he doesn’t want to see an end to pre-owned game sales but that it’s the publisher job is persuade consumers not to trade games in.

By Paul Younger | 17 Mar 2011 | Comments Off

THQ Claims First-Day Sales Of 375,000 For Homefront

THQ has responded to yesterdays dip in share value with a bullish press release, claiming that Homefront has sold around 375,000 copies on the first day of its US release.

By Paul Younger | 16 Mar 2011 | Comments Off

Shareholders Show Lack Of Confidence In THQ

THQ’s stock price fell by almost 26% today, to $4.40 USD per share, putting it at its lowest level since November 2010.

By Paul Younger | 15 Mar 2011 | Comments Off

THQ’s Bilson: I would buy a used game!

THQ’s Executive VP of Core Games, Danny Bilson, weighs in on the used game argument.

By Paul Younger | 10 Mar 2011 | Comments Off

THQ Opens Dawn Of War II Beta To Steam Users

THQ has announced it is opening up the Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III – Retribution beta to anyone who has bought a Dawn of War game through Steam.

By Paul Younger | 11 Feb 2011 | Comments Off

More Release Date News From THQ Investor Call

In addition to the news of Saints Row 3 getting an autumn release, THQ’s investor call revealed release period details for Homeworld, Darksiders 2 and Warhammer 40k: Dark Millennium Online.

By Paul Younger | 3 Feb 2011 | Comments Off

THQ: ‘Homefront Will Outsell WWE And UFC’

THQ has said it believes its forthcoming first-person shooter Homefront will outsell both of its best-selling franchises.

By Paul Younger | 17 Jan 2011 | Comments Off

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THQ Opening New Montreal Studio

The latest publisher/developer to take advantage of tax break incentives in Montreal is THQ who has announced the opening of a new development studio.

By Paul Younger | 19 Oct 2010 | Comments Off

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