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  • Metro: Last Light pulled from GameStop's digital store front

    Metro: Last Light has been pulled from GameStop’s digital store front, Impulse. The firm’s VP Matt Hodges told Gamespot the move was to protect consumers in the wake of THQ’s financial issues and “uncertainty of delivery.” Customers can no longer pre-purchase the game digitally, and those who have already done so, can contact GameStop customer […]

  • Tantalysing THQ Medley includes Metro 2033, Red Faction and Homefront for $12

    The medley is Amazon’s Deal of the Week for six PC downloads and includes Metro 2033, Red Faction Armageddon, Red Faction Guerilla, Homefront, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl and Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine.

  • THQ declines to appeal delisting from Nasdaq

    THQ is officially off Nasdaq, according to a recent form 25-NSE SEC filing by the company, as the firm did not appeal the stock market’s decision to delist it.

  • Double Fine considering purchase of THQ's titles - report

    Double Fine is interested in buying one of THQ’s licenses, according to chatter from a source close to the matter.

  • Car crash: Far Cry 3 and the dedication to oddity

    Artistic success may require multiple products and bravery from both publisher and creative, says Patrick Garratt, with Far Cry 3 proving how valuable risk-taking can be.

  • THQ assets to be sold off at auction January 22

    THQ’s attempt to keep its operations in one piece through a sale to Clearlake Capital has failed, with a number of interested parties expected to bid on its individual assets this month.

  • Warner one of five buyers interested in THQ - report

    Warner Bros. Interactive has been cited as a possible buyer for THQ assets, according to a report coming out of the firm’s US Bankruptcy Court proceedings in Delaware on January 4.

  • THQ creditors, Trustee call shenanigans on quick sale of assets

    THQ’s proposed sale to stalking horse Clearlake Capital Group has not gone down well with interested parties.

  • New Metro: Light Light screenshots surface

    The Metro: Light Light Facebook page has posted 10 new screenshots of 4A Games’ upcoming shooter. We’ve inserted the lot for you below. Metro: Last Light is slated for release on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 during March 2013.

  • THQ delisted from NASDAQ

    THQ was delisted from NASDAQ over Christmas, and until the firm’s bankruptcy is settled, it will remain listed only on the Over-the-Counter Market. The game publisher is currently trading under THQIQ at $.22 per share, so if you wish to purchase stock in the firm, you will have to do it electronically or over the […]

  • Ubisoft plotting THQ 'bargain' bid - rumour

    Ubisoft is interested in bidding on THQ’s suite of studios and IP, MCV’s sources have suggested.

  • Sales: Rockstar on iOS, Wii U indies, and Darksiders

    The holiday season is replete with sales and I am tired of writing about them so here’s a very brief round up. Amazon has the entire Darksiders franchise on PC for $13.20 – that includes both games and DLC. Rockstar has put every iOS game except Grand Theft Auto: Vice City on sale for 99ยข, […]

  • THQ: Rubin's open letter outlining a "new start"

    THQ filed for bankruptcy protection last night, sparking fears over the status of its outstanding products – such as Metro: Last Light and South Park: The Stick of Truth. Company president Jason Rubin has now issued an open letter that plays down the “click-grabbing headlines” that he believes will follow the issue, and assures investors, […]

  • THQ, Gaia Online, NCsoft and Funcom join Operation Game Over

    THQ, Gaia Online, NCsoft and Funcom have joined Operation Game Over, with the result that over 2,100 online game accounts linked to registered sex offenders have been wiped. GamesIndustry reports the new additions to the initiative join Microsoft, Apple, Blizzard, EA, Disney, Warner Bros. and Sony, who collectively erased more than 3,500 accounts in an […]


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