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MX vs ATV dev “casually” interested in buying license from THQ

MX vs ATV developer THQ Digital Phoenix – formally Rainbow Studios – has expressed mild interest in buying the license from the defunct publisher when it returns to auction April 15th.

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Rainbow Studios headlines

  • Deadly Creatures coming February 9

    THQ has send word that Rainbow Studios’ arachnophobia inducing Wii game, Deadly Creatures, will be infesting US retailers on February 9. The is a Wii exclusive, is voice by Dennis Hopper and Billy Bob Thornton and you can browse our scary screenshots here. If you dare. Thanks to Shacknews for the tip. By Mike Bowden

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  • Confirmed: THQ shuts fives studios, makes lay-offs at two more

    Gamespot’s running a confirmation that THQ has closed five of its studios, as was rumoured last night. Paradigm Entertainment, Mass Media, Helixe, Locomotive Games, and Sandblast Games were defunct as of yesterday, while Rainbow Studios and Juice Games have suffered redundancies, a THQ rep admitted. “It’s just constantly trying to react dynamically to the market,” […]

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  • THQ lays-off at Rainbow, Sandblast

    According to this Gamasutra report, THQ has laid off staff at two of its wholly-owned developers, Phoenix, Arizona-based Rainbow Studios and Kirkland, Washington-based Sandblast Games. The Rainbow staffers were let go in mid-April, with the bad news hitting Sandblast this week, apparently. From the piece: The Rainbow layoffs occurred in mid-April, comprising about 30 team […]

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  • Deadly Creatures heading to Wii for THQ

    A new Rainbow Studios project’s just been announced, namely Deadly Creatures for Wii. To be published by THQ in 2008, the game i s all about surviving in a “venomous world of desert terror”, apparently. “Players will follow the entwined adventures of an armored scorpion and a stealthy tarantula as they struggle against a variety […]

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