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THQ Revives Korean BBQ Truck

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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

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According to THQ, the new title will be published later this fall. READ MORE>>.

THQ Launches UFC Facebook Game

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Agoura Hills-based videogame maker THQ said this morning that it has launched a new, UFC-themed Facebook game. READ MORE>>.

THQ Chops 30

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The cuts were due to "weaker than expected" sales of the gaming accessory. READ MORE>>. videogame games layoff employment jobs

THQ Details Buyers, Numbers After Fire Sale

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Troubled Agoura Hills-based videogame maker THQ has officially been broken up into pieces and sold, according to the firm Wednesday evening, after a U.S. Bankruptcy Court has granted a motion to approve a sale of the majority of THQ's assets to multiple buyers. Vigil Games and a number of other properties remain with THQ in Chapter 11.

Rumors Swirl Around THQ

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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 Chips 114 Employees, Refocuses Warhammer Efforts

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Agoura Hills-based game developer THQ said Thursday afternoon that it is cutting 114 employees, and that it has "refocused" its efforts on its Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium development efforts. The cuts come at THQ's Austin studios, where 79 employees have been cut, along with its Vancouver, B.C. READ MORE>>.

THQ Ships New uDraw Tablet

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the game maker said the new gaming accessory includes a pressure sensitive stylus, and support from a library of games. READ MORE>>.

Machinima, THQ Team To Promote Nexuiz

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Machinima , the Los Angeles animated videogame content developer and publisher, and Agoura Hills-based game developer THQ said today that they have teamed on a new, downloadable shooter game called Nexuiz. Details of the link between Machinica and THQ were not disclosed. READ MORE>>. machinima videogame content video game nexuiz

THQ Ties With Random House Publishing

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Random House and THQ said the two will develop a collection of games and books, as well as other media. READ MORE>>.

THQ Signs Turtle Rock Studios

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Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Turtle Rock Studios develops the multiplayer game Left 4 Dead and Counter-Strike: Condition Zero.

THQ Revives 80's Cartoon Voltron

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The firm said it is releasing the game in October on Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network. READ MORE>>.

THQ Chopped Into Tiny Pieces, Scattered To The Winds

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Bankrupt Agoura Hills-based videogame publisher THQ has been chopped up into pieces, and scattered to the winds, after an auction sale of the firm's assets Wednesday. THQ had hoped to sell THQ to Clearlake Capital or another buyer, but apparently found that the separately sold assets would net more than a single buyer.

THQ Chops Studios In Realignment

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The firm said it is now looking to focus on social games, mobile, and tablet-based digital entertainment. The cuts affect around 200 people globally.

THQ To Exit Kids Games, Focus On Core Gamers

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Agoura Hills-based videogame developer THQ said Wednesday that it is exiting the kids' games business, and will instead focus on its "core" video game franchises. According to THQ, it is exiting its relationship with kids' licensed entertainment companies, although it will continue to sell certain previously released titles it the category.

THQ Files For Bankruptcy

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Agoura Hills-based vidoegame maker THQ has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and is now seeking a buyer, according to the company Wednesday. THQ said that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with affiliate of Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. million, subject to court approval. READ MORE>>.

THQ Inks Distribution Deal

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Agoura Hills-based THQ said Wednesday that it has inked a distribution deal with Codemasters , to distribute four games for that firm.

THQ, Mattel In Video Game Deal

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FInancial details of the arrangement were not disclosed. READ MORE>>. mattel game videogame toys development software

THQ Names Communications Exec

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Agoura Hills-based videogame maker THQ said Tuesday that it has named Angela Emery as the firm's Vice President of Corporate Communications.

THQ Sells ValueSoft Division To Cosmi Software

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Agoura-based videogame developer THQ has sold off its value PC software arm, ValueSoft , to Westminster, California-based Cosmi , the firms said this morning. THQ said the sale will allow the company to focus on its core video game portfolio. Financial terms of the sale were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

THQ Sets Saints Row Sequel

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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.

THQ Signs Innovative Leisure

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Turmoil over at Agoura Hills-based videogame developer THQ apparently isn't stopping the company from inking new deals. THQ said Friday that it has linked in a strategic agreement with Innovative Leisure , a new digital development studio. Runner, Steel Talons). The new studio will focus on mobile, social and downloadable games.

Report: THQ Cutting 170

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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. The report of the cuts apparently came via gaming insider Kevin Dent. READ MORE>>.

THQ Selects Crytek For New Homefront Title

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Homefront is THQ's post-apocalyptic, first-person-shooter (FPS) action game, which involves North Korea invading the United States. READ MORE>>.

THQ Raises Q4 Outlook

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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. READ MORE>>. videogame games content

THQ Plans Next WWE Installment

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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. The game, currently under development, will run on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and the Nintendo Wii.

THQ To Cut 240 Employees

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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

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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 Expects Big Holiday Quarter

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Agoura Hills-based videogame maker THQ said Thursday that it expects to see the "biggest quarter in company history" due to holiday sales this season, as it reported nearly doubling its net sales in the three months ended September 30th. The company said it had net sales of $146.0 million, compared with $77.1M in the prior year period.

THQ Bankruptcy Sale Delayed

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The bankruptcy sale of Agoura Hills-based videogame publisher THQ has been delayed until January 22nd, after a judge ruled yesterday that the delayed sale will allow other interested parties to bid for individual assets or the entire company. THQ also said that the court approved Clearlake Capital Group's bid for the entire company.

THQ Axes Expansion Plans, Delays Saints Row Release

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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 Auctions Off Additional Games

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Bankrupt videogame maker THQ said Monday afternoon that it has received $6.55M in the sale of six additional lots of its intellectual property, from three buyers. THQ has been auctioning off its entire slate of videogames, after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. THQ was based in Agoura Hills. The firm said it received $4.9M

THQ Taps Naughty Dog's Rubin In Restructuring Effort

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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 Sets Sale Of Remaining Games

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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 Seeks Buyer As Sales Slip

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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. The firm also reported a net loss of $21.0M.

THQ Names Production VP

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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. He also served at Electronics Arts, Canada, and most recently was a senior advisor to security firm NuCaptcha.

THQ Chops 114 Employees, Refocuses Warhammer Efforts

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Agoura Hills-based game developer THQ said Thursday afternoon that it is cutting 114 employees, and that it has "refocused" its efforts on its Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium development efforts. The cuts come at THQ's Austin studios, where 79 employees have been cut, along with its Vancouver, B.C. READ MORE>>.

THQ Gains Credit Facility

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The credit facility replaces an earlier facility it had with Bank of America. READ MORE>>. credit facility finance videogame content

THQ, South Park Studios In Dispute Over Auction

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South Park Digital Studios , the owner of the irreverant animated series, has filed a motion to halt THQ's auction of South Park: The Stick of Truth. THQ had entered into a deal with South Park in 2011 to publish The Stick Of Truth, a videogame centered around the South Park brand. READ MORE>>.

THQ Launches New Distribution Effort

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THQ said that it has appointed Tim Walsh to head up the new unit. Walsh was most recently at IGA Worldwide. READ MORE>>.