Posts Tagged THQ


Gearbox: Homeworld and Homeworld 2 HD coming

Gearbox bought the Homeworld IP in the THQ auction back in April, expressing initial plans to “[make] them accessible on today’s leading digital platforms.” Guess what they’re doing, according to a panel at PAX East?

By Tim McDonald | 20 Jul 2013 | 1

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

Company of Heroes 2 Preview

I hate mortars.
For the most part, what I’ve played of Company of Heroes 2 has pretty much showed off what I want from an RTS sequel: roughly the same gameplay, but with a few new mechanics, new sides, new units, prettier graphics, etc.

By Tim McDonald | 10 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Darksiders, Red Faction and Homeworld IPs to be auctioned by mid-May

As part of its ongoing bankruptcy process, THQ will be attempting to auction off the rest of its intellectual properties and licensed software in a procedure that will be completed by mid-May.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

Ubisoft places South Park: The Stick of Truth release in ‘calendar 2013′

With the majority of THQ’s former assets doled out on Wednesday, we’re now starting to see statements emerging from the companies who purchased games and studios at the bankruptcy auction.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Jan 2013 | 1

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

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

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #94

This week, the team discuss whether it was a good idea for Square Enix to fund a Facebook marketing campaign in which Hitman’s Agent 47 kills your ‘friends’ for having bad hair.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Darksiders 2’s ‘Lord Belial’ DLC appears this week

Season Pass holders for THQ and Vigil Games’ Darksiders 2 will receive the next segment of DLC for the game tomorrow (or 5 December in Europe).

By Peter Parrish | 3 Dec 2012 | 1

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

Model Citizen: Metro Last Light’s latest live action trailer

Despite being in perilous financial straits, THQ still seems to have plenty of money to throw around for marketing its increasingly-delayed set of forthcoming games.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Preacher predicts end of the world in new Metro: Last Light trailer

A new trailer for THQ’s Metro: Last Light is a live action affair focusing on a preacher predicting the impending doom and roping in the survivors for some sermon action.

By Paul Younger | 23 Nov 2012 | 1

IncGamers Podcast/Vidcast #90

In this week’s edition of the IncGamers Podcast, the team puts their panhandling talents to good use in an effort to drum up enough spare change to see THQ through the week.

By Peter Parrish | 8 Nov 2012 | 2

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

Vigil Games co-founder Joe Madureira departs the company

The future of the Darksiders series is looking somewhat in question today, as creative director Joe Madureira has taken the decision to leave Vigil Games.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

WWE ’13: Good ol’ JR interviews CM Punk and Stone Cold

The WWE’s Jim Ross sits down with current superstar CM Punk and the legend that is Stone Cold Steve Austin to chat about the differences between the WWE organisation as it is today and how it was during the ‘Attitude Era’.

By John Robertson | 17 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Metro Last Light scrapping its multiplayer modes

Metro Last Light is doing away with multiplayer entirely, confirms a post on the game’s official website.

By John Robertson | 15 Oct 2012 | 2

Metro 2033 half-price on Xbox Live starting 16 October

Starting tomorrow (16 October), Metro 2033 will be going for half-price on Xbox Live.

By John Robertson | 15 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

How to master the universe of WWE 13 [Video]

Learn all about the ‘Universe Mode 3.0′ present in WWE 13 with this latest trailer release.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Russian to pre-order: Company of Heroes 2 digital extras detailed

Even the harshest winters of the Eastern Front of World War II cannot turn back the endless march of the pre-order bonuses.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Darksiders 2’s ‘Argul’s Tomb’ DLC available next week

If you pre-ordered Darksiders 2 or picked up the ‘limited edition’ version, then you’ll already have a copy of the game with Argul’s Tomb included.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Rock of stages: WWE 13’s ‘Attitude’ trailer [Video]

What’s that smell? Probably whatever The Rock is cooking in this new WWE 13 trailer.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Sleeping Dogs remains top of the chart, Darksiders 2 in second

Sleeping Dogs finds itself at the top of UK software chart for the second week in succession.

By John Robertson | 28 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

WWE 13 parades its official roster [Video]

If you read John’s interview with THQ’s Cory Ledesma, you may be eager to see who exactly will be showing up in WWE ’13 for its reported return to the Attitude Era.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Coldest wars: Company of Heroes 2 images cast a chill

Relic’s follow-up to Company of Heroes will take the real-time strategy series to the Eastern Front of World War II.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Aug 2012 | Comments Off