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THQ Teases Some "Jaw Dropping Talent"
Speaking with IndustryGamers, THQ’s “core games” vice president Danny Bilson has suggested that the publisher is soon to announce the acquisition of “some jaw-dropping talent.”
“The marketers are driven by the creatives in our shop.
THQ Outlines Big Plans For Fiscal 2012
THQ CEO and president Brian Farrell has explained that fiscal 2012 “looks like a very solid year.”Speaking in last night’s THQ earnings call, Farrell explained THQ’s thoughts on each fiscal year, from 2010 through 2012.“Fiscal 10 would be the turnaround year, fiscal 11 would be the rebuilding year where we make significant progress, but then fiscal 12, just based on our product flow, particularly adding a third core game – Saints Row, Warhammer 40,000 and Darksiders…””With three core games and growth in our kids, family and casual business, growth in the fighting business, and we’ll see our digital business ramp in 12,” said Farrell.
THQ Claims Financial Turnaround, Reports Reduced Net Loss
THQ Inc. has today posted a lengthy breakdown of its financial performance for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ending March 2010.
THQ Complete Pack 50% Off
Steam’s THQ Complete Pack has been dropped in price by 50%.The THQ Complete Pack spans 18 titles, and can now be yours for £26.49 GBP.The full list of included titles follows:Company of HeroesCompany of Heroes: Opposing FrontsCompany of Heroes: Tales of ValorFrontlines: Fuel of WarFull Spectrum WarriorFull Spectrum Warrior: Ten HammersJuiced 2: Hot Import NightsRed FactionRed Faction IIRed Faction: GuerrillaSTALKER: Shadow of ChernobylSaints Row 2Titan QuestTitan Quest: Immortal ThroneWarhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Gold EditionWarhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Dark CrusadeWarhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – SoulstormWarhammer 40,000: Dawn of War IIConsidering the critical praise rightly lavished on some titles – particularly Company of Heroes, Saints Row 2, and the Dawn of War titles – it’s a steal.This deal will last until 19 February.
THQ Promising Sequels To Successful Franchises
A THQ investor call has revealed that we can expect to see sequels to plenty of popular franchises from 2010 to 2012.THQ CEO Brian Farrell told investors (thanks to Kotaku) that Red Faction: Guerrilla will apparently see a sequel in fiscal 2011, which will end 31 March 2011.
THQ To Publish WWE For Another Eight Years
THQ has secured the WWE license for the next eight years beginning next year.THQ has been working primarily on the SmackDown vs.
THQ Announces Metro 2033
THQ has unveiled a new first person shooter title, Metro 2033.The game is based on the novel by Dmitry Glukhovsky and is set in post-apocalyptic Moscow.
Steam: THQ Pack Cheap, Free Game With Preorder
Steam has opened pre-orders on amusingly-titled AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! – A Reckless Disregard for Gravity, as well as offering an amazing deal on a THQ games package.If you want to pre-order the base-jumping extravaganza which we’ll refer to with its subtitle A Reckless Disregard for Gravity, then you’ll not only get it for 10% off (bringing the price down to £8.99 GBP) but you’ll get The Wonderful End of the World thrown in free.
THQ To Publish Blood Bowl
THQ has confirmed it will publish Blood Bowl which is set to launch on 18 September.Based on the Games Workshop tabletop game (American football with Orcs and violence), the game will feature many of the different Warhammer armies available in the fantasy world.It will sport two different game modes with a turn based version taken directly from the table top game, or a fast paced real time mode.Blood Bowl will launch on the PC, DS, and PSP on 18 September.
THQ Unveil World Of Zoo
World of Zoo, a new zoo-building game for the DS, Wii and PC, has been unveiled by THQ today.
THQ Reveals Homefront
THQ has revealed their new FPS, Homefront, which will be shown for the first time at E3 next week.The new shooter is being developed by Kaos Studios and has been written by John Milius who worked on Apocalypse Now and Red Dawn.
THQ Working On Sequels
Expect sequels for Darksiders, Saints Row 2 and Red Faction from THQ which, according to an investor’s presentation in February, are already being developed.
THQ Put Big Huge Games Up For Sale
THQ is to sell off Big Huge Games, the team behind the popular Rise of Nations RTS.As part of THQ’s cut-back plans, THQ are now looking to sell Big Huge Games within 60 days.
Crytek USA and former Vigil devs reform as Gunfire Games
Vigil Games are proving to be pleasingly difficult to kill off and appear to be reborn again as Gunfire Games.
Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age coming from former Darksiders devs
Crytek USA, the studio formed post-THQ from Darksiders developers Vigil Games, has been working on Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age.
Homefront: The Revolution is Crytek’s go at the series
The original Homefront was a pretty disastrous first-person shooter with a bloated advertising budget that helped to sink publisher THQ.
Relic to discuss ‘future plans’ for Company of Heroes, 28 March
I know, ‘news’ that’s basically saying “hey there’ll be an announcement happening soon that should actually have some news in it!” is a bit rubbish.
DC MOBA Infinite Crisis flying to open beta in two weeks
Warner Bros. and Turbine’s DC-themed MOBA, Infinite Crisis, will be heroically striding into open beta on 14 March.
South Park: The Stick of Truth goes gold, no more delays now (probably)
Ubisoft has put out a short and simple announcement, informing the world that South Park: The Stick of Truth has “gone gold.” In more practical terms, that means it’s now shipping to retailers, which in turn means there should be no more delays for the Obsidian-developed RPG.
Turtle Rock working on 4v1 multiplayer title, Evolve
You might remember hearing about Turtle Rock’s Evolve title during THQ’s bankruptcy proceedings.
Gearbox polls Homeworld gamers on HD version features and CE
I usually don’t get too excited about a franchise reboot but Homeworld is an exception and when Gearbox picked up the IP from THQ and announced and HD version I was super pleased.
South Park: The Stick of Truth trailer farts up a storm at VGX
I think Matt Stone and Trey Parker may have been sending a subtle message about how they feel about the VGX event with this ‘exclusive’ South Park: The Stick of Truth trailer for the show, featuring a tutorial about how to cast ranged magic in the game.
thesurvivor2299.com Fallout 4 clue for 5 December is Morse, of course
Update 7 December: As has always been a possibility, this site was just a hoax.It’s now confirmed
Update 6 December: You are now told to “Please stand by”.
Ireland’s TV3 says the PC equivalent of an Xbox One would cost 3K
In a brilliant piece of TV bollocks, a segment on TV3′s Ireland AM has come up with some outstanding lies to misinform the public.
Double Fine reacquires Stacking and Costume Quest rights
Double Fine and Nordic Games have announced that the former has reacquired the publishing and distribution rights to both Costume Quest and Stacking, and that the pair have partnered up for retail releases of both games – and Psychonauts – in 2014.
Giant robot will maul your SimCity: Cities of Tomorrow
If it’s not tornadoes, giant lizards or earthquakes, it’s bound to be something else annoying to destroy all your hard work.
Sticking point: South Park The Stick of Truth delayed to March 2014
Alas, the December release date for South Park: The Stick of Truth is no more.
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing 2 Neocore Interview
If you loved our huge Van Helsing QA you’ll love this one too as today we’re joined again by Viktor and Orsolya from Neocore Games to discuss The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II, the upcoming sequel the to the popular original that’s just been enhanced with the Thaumaturge class.