THQ Revives Korean BBQ Truck
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
THQ said it will be serving up heavily subsidized food in Los Angeles and San Francisco from the truck, including fresh tacos, burritos and rice bowls.
THQ Sets Deepak Chopra Title Release
JULY 25, 2011
According to THQ, the new title will be published later this fall. leela deepak chopra meditation yoga chakra videogame content games
THQ Releases Homefront Sales Figures
MARCH 16, 2011
THQ's title is set in the u.S. THQ said it will be shipping the title in Europe and Asia Pacific throughout this week. READ MORE>>.
Rumors Swirl Around THQ
JANUARY 16, 2012
Rumors have been swirling around Agoura Hills-based THQ since this weekend, when a gaming industry analyst, Peter Skerritt, reported that the videogame maker was either looking for a buyer or shutting down its videogame development efforts, cancelling its 2014 lineup. READ MORE>>.
THQ's Homefront Hits Retailers
MARCH 15, 2011
Agoura Hills-based THQ said today that its newest gaming title, Homefront, has hit retail stores. The war game--set in the U.S. READ MORE>>.
THQ Inks Distribution Deal
MAY 25, 2011
Agoura Hills-based THQ said Wednesday that it has inked a distribution deal with Codemasters , to distribute four games for that firm.
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MAY 21, 2012
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THQ Sets Saints Row Sequel
MAY 4, 2012
Agoura Hills-based THQ said Thursday that it is working on the next sequel of its Saints Row' series, Saints Row: The Third - Enter The Dominatrix. THQ said that it will ship the title in the fall, and will ship on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, for $29.99. THQ said it has shipped more than 11 million units of the franchise so far.
Report: THQ Cutting 170
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
Calabasas-based videogame developer THQ has reportedly cut 170 of its employees, according to reports Wednesday. According to reports on gaming sites, the cuts are expected to be announced along with THQ's earnings tomorrow. videogame games layoff employment jobs contentREAD MORE>>.
THQ Raises Q4 Outlook
APRIL 18, 2012
Agoura Hills-based THQ , the embattled videogame maker, is finally seeing some good news, reporting today that it is expecting to report non-GAAP net sales of $160 million to $170 million, above its previous outlook of $130 million to $150 million. videogame games contentREAD MORE>>.
THQ Plans Next WWE Installment
MAY 30, 2012
Agoura Hills-based THQ announced the next installment of its WWE focused videogames, WWE '13 this morning, saying that it plans to release the latest WWE title on October 30th. Deal terms between WWE and THQ were not announced. videogame wrestling video game contentREAD MORE>>.
THQ To Cut 240 Employees
FEBRUARY 2, 2012
Agoura-based THQ said Thursday that it is chopping 240 jobs as part of a "realignment" of its organization, as it exits the kids licensed video game market. THQ said the cuts would save the firm approximately $160M annually between general and administrative costs and product development. READ MORE>>.
THQ Sells Off UFC Rights To EA
JUNE 5, 2012
Agoura Hills-based THQ said late Monday that it has sold off its rights to produce titles for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brand, to Electronic Arts. According to THQ, the sale resulted in an undisclosed cash payment to THQ, and allows THQ to continue to publish its existing console and mobile titles through March 31, 2013.
THQ, Twentieth Century Fox Tie On RIO
FEBRUARY 24, 2011
THQ said it will ship the RIO video game on the Xbox 360 video game, PlayStation 3, Wii, and Nintendo DS. RIO is set to debut on April 15th.
THQ Revives 80's Cartoon Voltron
JULY 19, 2011
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THQ Axes Expansion Plans, Delays Saints Row Release
JUNE 20, 2012
Agoura Hills-based videogame maker THQ is shifting its plans today to release an expansion for Saints Row: The Third. THQ said the move came due to a desire to "expand the fiction of the franchise." THQ had just announced the expansion on May 4th, saying it would release the expansion pack in the fall for $29.99. READ MORE>>.
THQ Taps Naughty Dog's Rubin In Restructuring Effort
MAY 29, 2012
Agoura Hills-based THQ said Monday afternoon that it is in a "major" leadership restructuring, and has set Jason Rubin as President of the firm. THQ said Rubin will report to Brian Farrell, the company's Chairman and CEO, and that former EVP of Core Games Danny Bilson is leaving to "pursue other interests." READ MORE>>.
THQ Gains Credit Facility
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
credit facility finance videogame contentThe credit facility replaces an earlier facility it had with Bank of America. READ MORE>>.
THQ Names Production VP
JULY 23, 2012
Agoura Hills-based THQ announced this morning that it has named Ron Moravek as its new Executive Vice President, Production. Moravek is the former co-founder and COO of Relic Entertainment, which he sold to THQ in 2004. executive production videogame contentREAD MORE>>.
THQ Loses Publishing VP
MAY 26, 2009
Agoura Hills-based THQ reported late Tuesday that the firm's Executive Vice President of Publishing, Scott Guthrie, has resigned. READ MORE>>.
THQ, ngmoco Ties On Star Wars Title
DECEMBER 7, 2010
Agoura Hills-based THQ said today that it has tied with mobile game developer ngmoco , on a new Star Wars title, Star Wars Imperial Academy.
THQ, WWE Expand Marketing Efforts
NOVEMBER 1, 2010
Agoura Hills-based videogame maker THQ , and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), said this morning they are in a new marketing agreement.
THQ Completes Cost Cutting
APRIL 2, 2009
THQ announced in February that it was cutting 600 people, or 24 percent of the workforce. READ MORE>>.
THQ Launches Sequel To Darksiders
AUGUST 14, 2012
Agoura-based videogame maker THQ said today that it has released its sequel to Darksiders, Darksiders II , for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Windows PCs. THQ will also be rolling out a Wii version of the game later this year. content videogame sequel darksidersDarksiders is an apocalypse-themed action adventure game.
THQ, WWE, JAKKS In Settlement
DECEMBER 23, 2009
THQ is paying WWE $13.2M, and has entered into a new, eight year video game license with WWE starting January 1st, 2010. READ MORE>>.
THQ Reorgs Studios, Cuts Staff
FEBRUARY 3, 2010
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THQ Plans Reverse Stock Split
JULY 2, 2012
Battered videogame developer THQ , which has been suffering from a downturn in its business, said today that it is planning a 1-for-10 reverse stock split, in order to raise its per share trading price so that it will regain compliance with a $1.00 per share, minimum bid price required by the NASDAQ Global Select Market. READ MORE>>.
THQ Hires Back Alumni As Licensing VP
DECEMBER 3, 2009
According to THQ, Gioia was most recently Senior Vice President, Licensing for Capcom Entertainment. READ MORE>>.
THQ Drastically Lowers Sales Guidance
JUNE 14, 2010
THQ said that demand for UFC Undisputed 2010 was "below our expectations" and also less than its prior-year results. READ MORE>>.
THQ's RIO Debuts On April 12th
APRIL 11, 2011
Agoura Hills-based THQ has set the launch date for its new series of videogames based on the RIO movie. READ MORE>>.
THQ Sets Sale Of Remaining Games
FEBRUARY 27, 2013
Agoura Hills-based videogame maker THQ --or at least, what's left of THQ--released the details of how it plans to sell its remaining intellectual property late Tuesday, saying it expects to complete the bidding and sale of the properties by mid-May. THQ sold the rest of its studios and games in a deal last month, worth $72M.
THQ Reports Loss
MAY 6, 2009
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THQ In Deal With Hellboy Director
DECEMBER 13, 2010
THQ said that it is working with Volition Inc. hellboy videogame content guillermo toro gamesREAD MORE>>.
THQ Seeks Buyer As Sales Slip
NOVEMBER 5, 2012
Agoura Hills-based videogame maker THQ is looking for a buyer, after reporting less-than-stellar results on Monday afternoon. THQ said it has hired an investment banker to help it consider "strategic alternatives", in hopes of raising additional capital to bring a number of titles to market. merger acquisition videogame gaming conten
THQ To Lay Off 600
FEBRUARY 4, 2009
THQ said the move was a response to the continuing uncertainty in the market. Tags: employment jobs layoff video content game
THQ Opens Up Shop In Montreal
DECEMBER 3, 2009
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THQ Regains NASDAQ Minimum Bid Compliance
JULY 24, 2012
Agoura Hills-based videogame maker THQ reported this morning that it has regained compliance with the minimum bid price rule for continued listing on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. reverse stock split nasdaq videogame contentPrior to the split, the firm's stock had been trading around the $0.50 READ MORE>>.
THQ Gains On UFC Title
JULY 29, 2009
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THQ Prevails In Spat With JAKKS Pacific
JULY 27, 2009
THQ said that the arbitrator has established a "significantly lower" return payment rate to JAKKS Pacific, which will benefit the firm by about $23M.
THQ, DreamWorks Animation In Licensing Deals
DECEMBER 2, 2009
Agoura Hills-baed THQ has inked a number of new licensing deals with Dreamworks Animation SKG , the firms announced this morning. READ MORE>>.