Saints Row IV takes your gang banger out of the mean streets and into the Oval Office, and then throws in alien invasions, dubstep guns, super powers, and optional nudity. And then it totally goes off the chain.
And the award for most-dramatic music in an open-world crime game's trailer goes to... .
You're being charged more and more money for less and less content these days. How do you feel about that?
THQ humbles itself with a new pay-what-you-want bundle.
Sounds like someone or something may want to buy THQ and its assets.
THQ lays off "about 20" people from its marketing and production departments.
THQ has regained compliance with NASDAQ's minimum bid price listing requirement, saving it from delisting.
In its commitment to higher quality games, THQ has hired a former Electronic Arts exec to oversee triple-A production.
In recent years, developers and publishers have offered alternatives to "cat helmets" and night-vision goggles by giving away full versions of older games with the purchase of new ones.
THQ hopes to maintain its NASDAQ listing by reducing the number of outstanding shares in a reverse stock split. The company will propose this maneuver to its shareholders at a meeting on June 29.
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition became the most-played Xbox Live Arcade title in the first week of its release. Turns out digging for mono-colored boxes is actually fun.
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THQ announced Saints Row: The Third – Enter The Dominatrix, a standalone expansion for their over-the-top, dildo-sword-swinging open-world game.
Enter the Dominatrix adds super powers to the player’s arsenal of ridiculous abilities. The plot picks up right after the events …
THQ reported today that it will have higher revenue than previously expected for the fourth fiscal quarter ending March 31. The original expectations for the fourth quarter 2012 revenues was previously $130 million to $150 million. Today’s preliminary unaudited report …
THQ layoffs, Sega cancellations, and Sony studio closures caused last week to be one of the worst in memory for the gaming industry. Compare that to mobile darling OMGPOP which was sold for $210 million based on the strength of one game. It seems like one side of the market is on its way down, while the other side has nothing but growth ahead of it, but that isn't necessarily the case.
THQ chief executive Brian Farrell ate some major crow on his company’s analyst conference call today.
“We anticipated our third fiscal quarter would be the largest in our company’s history,” Farrell said. “Unfortunately, we were wrong.”
The weakness in the …
THQ‘s net income for the third fiscal quarter fell short of the number expected by analysts. The results show how tough the video game market has become for publishers that aren’t executing with a number of great hits.
THQ is …
Many eyes in the gaming industry will be on THQ on Thursday, Feb. 2 when it releases its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2012. The video game publisher’s future has been questioned recently after multiple layoffs, rumors …