Entries in 'THQ' (58)

Left 4 Dead developer announces new co-op shooter Evolve

Left 4 Dead developer announces new co-op shooter Evolve

Turtle Rock, the studio behind Left 4 Dead, has unveiled a new co-operative shooter, Evolve, to be published by 2K Games.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Jan 9th 2014 at 8:41AM in News
THQ bankruptcy proceedings end as liquidation plan is approved

THQ bankruptcy proceedings end as liquidation plan is approved

With the approval of a liquidation plan, THQ’s bankruptcy proceedings have come to and end.

US bankruptcy judge Mary F. Walrath approved of the plan, which will pay creditors using ...

James Cullinane
by James Cullinane
on Jul 17th 2013 at 9:15PM in News
New faces at Activision

New faces at Activision

Papu Hassan joins Activision from Microsoft, while Tess Reddy re-joins the industry after THQ's dissolution.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 24th 2013 at 10:30AM in News
VIDEO: Metro: Last Light survival guide

VIDEO: Metro: Last Light survival guide

Metro: Last Light has found itself a new home and will be landing on Australian and New Zealand shores on 16th May.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Apr 10th 2013 at 12:49PM in News

Advertisement

THQ IP to be sold title-by-title; EA confirmed as interested party

THQ IP to be sold title-by-title; EA confirmed as interested party

Creditors of bankrupt publisher THQ have won their fight to block the company's sale to Clearwater Capital.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2013 at 7:26AM in News
Bankruptcy for THQ as it looks to sell

Bankruptcy for THQ as it looks to sell

THQ has filed for bankruptcy - but as part of a plan to ultimately strengthen the business and hopefully find it a new owner.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Dec 20th 2012 at 6:23AM in News
Bluemouth snaps up THQ staff

Bluemouth snaps up THQ staff

Bluemouth Interactive has appointed a new Sales Director for ANZ and will soon be welcoming a new Export Director to its ranks.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Dec 14th 2012 at 4:12PM in News

Advertisement

Ubisoft admits to pondering THQ asset swoop

Ubisoft admits to pondering THQ asset swoop

French publisher Ubisoft has stated that it would consider moving for some of THQ’s assets were the company’s troubles to deepen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2012 at 9:47PM in News
Luke Flesher joins QV Software

Luke Flesher joins QV Software

Former THQ staffer Luke Flesher has jumped over to QV Software, following the publisher's Australian office closure.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Nov 13th 2012 at 1:10PM in News
CNet Australia asks if the end is nigh for THQ

CNet Australia asks if the end is nigh for THQ

It's been a month of bad news for THQ, with the Asia-Pacific offices closing down and today all its major titles being delayed.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Nov 7th 2012 at 4:02PM in News
Surprise Attack working with Merge Games

Surprise Attack working with Merge Games

Merge Games, which is a publisher for indie games founded by an ex-THQ APAC staffer, is now working with fledgling Surprise Attack.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Nov 7th 2012 at 3:46PM in News

Advertisement

PR win for Need For Speed Taxi

PR win for Need For Speed Taxi

Now this is what you want from a creative, public and outdoor PR campaign: a pickup by a major publication like the Daily Telegraph.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Nov 1st 2012 at 1:19PM in News
AIE on a roll, scores Koch Media

AIE on a roll, scores Koch Media

If it's not Capcom, it's THQ. If it's not THQ, it's Koch Media it would seem, as AIE makes its third big score in as many months.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Nov 1st 2012 at 11:44AM in News
First THQ staff leave

First THQ staff leave

Well, it's begun, as the first couple of people at THQ's publishing office in Melbourne have today signed off and said goodbye.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Oct 12th 2012 at 3:59PM in News
All Interactive Entertainment takes THQ business in ANZ

All Interactive Entertainment takes THQ business in ANZ

With THQ's offices scheduled to close in the next few months, sales and distribution are now being handled by AIE.
Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Oct 10th 2012 at 7:44PM in News

Advertisement

THQ Asia Pacific to close down

THQ Asia Pacific to close down

News has just come through that today the THQ Asia-Pacific offices in Melbourne are scheduled to be closed down.
Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Oct 10th 2012 at 7:44PM in News
IN PHOTOS: EB EXPO under construction

IN PHOTOS: EB EXPO under construction

With the EB EXPO just around the corner, several quite literal work-in-progress photos have surfaced showing the half-naked show floor.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Oct 2nd 2012 at 4:43PM in News
THQ focuses on digital with Company of Heroes 2 pre-order offers

THQ focuses on digital with Company of Heroes 2 pre-order offers

Pre-orders for Company of Heroes 2 via various digital distribution services will have their own incentives as well as retail.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Sep 21st 2012 at 1:38PM in News
Capcom goes to AIE for its ANZ distribution

Capcom goes to AIE for its ANZ distribution

News has just come through that Capcom distribution, formerly handled in ANZ by THQ, is jumping ship to All Interactive Entertainment.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Sep 12th 2012 at 4:46PM in News
Surprise Attack is Australia's fastest growing new gaming agency

Surprise Attack is Australia's fastest growing new gaming agency

The ever-expanding Surprise Attack is today announcing exclusively via MCV its addition of AAA and Free-to-Play divisions.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Aug 30th 2012 at 12:44PM in News
Rodney Block new MD of Turn Left Distribution

Rodney Block new MD of Turn Left Distribution

Former VP of THQ Asia Pacific Rodney Block has joined Turn Left Distribution with an aim to drive strategic growth for the company.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Aug 23rd 2012 at 12:46PM in News
EB Live headed up by Halo 4, Tomb Raider and Smartglass

EB Live headed up by Halo 4, Tomb Raider and Smartglass

EB Games has announced today the lineup for the EB Live sessions, which will take place alongside the EB EXPO in October.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Aug 22nd 2012 at 4:17PM in News
ANZ exclusive Resident Evil 6 pre-order offer emerges

ANZ exclusive Resident Evil 6 pre-order offer emerges

THQ has sent through word of the ANZ exclusive pre-order offer for Resident Evil 6, which sports the nifty branded bag (pictured).

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Aug 10th 2012 at 10:14AM in News
Mindscape picks up Dead or Alive 5 for ANZ

Mindscape picks up Dead or Alive 5 for ANZ

Dead or Alive 5, the much anticipated fighting game from Team Ninja, has been snagged by Mindscape for ANZ distribution.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jul 30th 2012 at 3:53PM in News