Monday May 13
Computer And Video Games
Grid 2, Metro: Last Light discounted for Us PS Plus subs
US PlayStation Plus subscribers will this week be treated to discount prices on two major PS3 releases; Grid 2 and Metro: Last Light.
Monday May 13
Double Fine wants Costume Quest and Stacking rights
Double Fine's Costume Quest and Stacking came out in 2010 and 2011 respectively; both titles were published by THQ for Xbox LIVE Arcade and the PlayStation Network.
Mon May 06, 2013
'Sleeping Dogs' joins PS Plus free game collection Tuesday
Sony revealed Monday the May additions to the PS Plus Instant Game Collection for the Playstation 3 and PS Vita .
Fri May 03, 2013
Bi-weekly News Roundup: The next Xbox, GTA 5, a new Call of Duty, and more
Two weeks down and another two weeks closer to E3. With Nintendo dropping out of the E3 race and Microsoft unveiling their next console prior to the event, what's there to look forward to? And what of the news until then? Well fear not because there was still a lot of big news released in the past couple weeks.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
THQ creditors put in claims for over $200 million
Now that the company has sold off its remaining assets via auction, THQ creditors have made claims in the bankruptcy case, seeking over $200 million.
'Injustice: Gods Among Us' $25 discount highlights this week's game deals
The retail game deals for the week of Sunday, April 28 are especially sparse resulting in the rare round-up of the offerings from Best Buy , Target and Toys R Us .
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Double Fine, Codemasters, former president Rubin, more seeking payment from THQ
THQ may be no more, but several parties have filed claims against the defunct video game publisher.
GamesBeat weekly roundup: A new social gaming King, big Xbox announcement May 21, and more
If you follow VentureBeat but don't regularly check our GamesBeat site, here's a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.
Computer And Video Games
THQ creditors seeking more than $200 million
Hundreds of companies have registered claims in THQ's bankruptcy case, ranging from $2.98 from a Tennessee tax assessor to $39 million from UK-based THQ Holdings Ltd, Polygon reports.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
THQA's dishonorable demise through a Garage Sale - by Rohit Maggon
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Wed Apr 24, 2013
Nordic Games Gives THQ Titles a Home, Including Darksiders, Red Faction and Stuntman
If you were worried that THQ's dissolution would doom some of its most notable franchise to hit the dumpster, your new best friend may just be Nordic Games, which has picked up the rights to several THQ franchises in an auction of the now-defunct company's assets.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Swedish firm buys 'Red Faction'
A Swedish company has agreed to buy the "Red Faction" video game franchise owned by California-based THQ Inc.
THQ's leftovers (including Darksiders and Red Faction) raise $7 million at auction
As planned, the remaining assets in THQ's stable of properties went up for auction this month , and the many leftovers sitting in the former video game publisher's archives have been scattered to the wind.
Gearbox Software has acquired the Homeworld franchise
Gearbox Software has acquired the well-regarded strategy game franchise Homeworld .
Nordic Games Acquires Over A Dozen THQ Properties
Nordic Games was one of the successful bidders in THQA s auction process, acquiring over a dozen IPs, for a mere $4.9 million, such as Darksiders, Red Faction, MX vs ATV , Titan Quest, Supreme Commander, Frontlines, Stuntman, Juiced, Full Spectrum Warrior and more.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
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THQ Inc. to Receive $6.55 Million in Sale of Certain Intellectual...
THQ Inc. today announced that it has completed the bidding and sale process on certain of its intellectual properties with three buyers emerging to pay $6.55 million for the six available lots, subject to Bankruptcy Court approval.
Darksiders and Red Faction sold to Nordic Games
The second THQ auction has concluded with surprising results. We found out earlier today that Gearbox acquired the rights to Homeworld , but that's not the only jaw-dropping revelation.
Final THQ asset bids bring in roughly $6 million, results expected soon
The drawn out saga of THQ is finally approaching its last chapter following the publisher's unfortunate collapse in January 2013, and after the completion of an initial set of third-party bids to claim rights to some of the company's most sought after intellectual properties and studios, the second bidding period for the remainder of the franchises ... (more)
Remaining THQ Ip raises approximately $7m
The auction for THQ's remaining IP has raised an estimated $7 million. The auction has finished and the final offers are awaiting approval from the courts.
Source: www.fmvmagazine.com --- Monday, April 22, 2013Mark Butler delivers his verdict on the open-world zombie brawler, out this week on PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox360 .