Articles Tagged with THQ

THQ Sale Denied As More Potential Investors Line Up


When troubled publisher THQ announced that it was filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy late last year, the company stood to get off relatively easy if the “stalking horse” bid from private equity firm Clearlake Capital Group was allowed to go through. Unfortunately for THQ, it won’t. Yesterday, we reported that the companies THQ owes money… Read more »

THQ Files For Bankruptcy, Plans To Sell Assets


Embattled video game publisher THQ announced Wednesday that the company has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in the state of Delaware, and that “substantially all” of its assets are to be sold off. Investment firm Clearlake Capital Group has stepped up with a “stalking horse” offer, putting a minimum price on THQ’s assets at $60… Read more »

‘Metro: Last Light’ Limited Edition Includes Ranger Mode


Those of you who put in a pre-order for Metro: Last Light, the follow-up to Metro 2033 from developer 4A Games, will be able to score a limited edition copy of the game that comes with some exclusive goodies, publisher THQ today announced. Among the Metro: Last Light Limited Edition items is the Ranger mode,… Read more »

‘Company of Heroes 2’ Going Into Closed Beta Early Next Year


Company of Heroes 2, the sequel to one of the most critically acclaimed RTS games of the past decade, will be entering into closed beta early next year, developer Relic Entertainment revealed in a post on the game’s forums (via PC Gamer). The news was delivered by Greg Wilson, producer on Company of Heroes 2…. Read more »

Creative Assembly Signs Deal To Make ‘Warhammer’ Games


The Creative Assembly, the development studio behind the Total War franchise, recently branched off from its long-running strategy franchise to work on an as-yet unseen Aliens game. Now, it seems the studio has plans to branch out even further. This week, Creative Assembly announced that it has signed a deal to make more than one… Read more »

‘Darksiders II’ DLC Pits Death Against The Demon Lord Belial


If you needed an excuse to revisit Darksiders II, now you have one. On Monday, THQ and developer Vigil Games announced that the latest round of Darksiders II DLC, dubbed “The Demon Lord Belial,” will be making its way to PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 tomorrow. The latest DLC for Darksiders II is included… Read more »

THQ Stock Tumbles 50 Percent Following News Of Delays, More Losses


It is no secret that THQ’s financials have been in dire straights over the past year, but the situation took a turn for the worse today as the firm’s stocks tumbled 50 percent to $1.50 at closing, the biggest drop for THQ in more than two decades. The news follows yesterday’s ominously brief quarterly earnings… Read more »

Warhammer 40K: Dark Millennium No Longer An MMO, 118 Laid Off


Earlier on in the year, there was a rumor going around that THQ had canned the Warhammer 40k: Dark Millennium Online MMO, along with all of its 2014 lineup. This turned out to be false, but the publisher later released a statement that suggested that Dark Millennium‘s future was uncertain. Unfortunately, things are now looking… Read more »