THQ Sets Deepak Chopra Title Release

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Agoura Hills-based videogame maker THQ is diverging from the usual, first-person-shooter and action games genre with its latest title, saying Monday that it will be publishing a new title from author Deepak Chopra. leela deepak chopra meditation yoga chakra videogame content games

THQ Revives Korean BBQ Truck

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Agoura Hills-based videogame maker THQ has revived its North Korean-themed food truck, the Pyongyang Express , as it gears up for the release of its first person shooter game Homefront. korean pyongyang express food angeles francisco videogame game content

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THQ Signs Turtle Rock Studios

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Agoura Hills-based videogame publisher THQ said Thursday that it has signed Turtle Rock Studios , a game development studio, for an upcoming, un-named title. turtle rock studios content videogame publishing

THQ Releases Homefront Sales Figures

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Agoura Hills-based THQ said Wednesday afternoon that it has shipped approximately 375,000 units of its new Homefront first person shooter in its first day, in north America. sales action game video content videogame homefront

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. rumor layoff jobs employment games gaming content videogame merger acquisition

THQ Revives 80's Cartoon Voltron

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Agoura Hills-based videogame maker THQ has announced today that it is reviving 1980's cartoon hero Voltron , in a new video game called Voltron: Defender of the Universe. voltron videogame cartoon video game content

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. saints videogame game contentTHQ 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 did not give an exact ship date on the new title. 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. electronic arts merger acquisition videogame video game contentFinancial details of the sale were not disclosed. 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 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. videogame wrestling video game contentThe game, currently under development, will run on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and the Nintendo Wii.

THQ, Twentieth Century Fox Tie On RIO

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Agoura Hills-based videogame maker THQ said today along with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products that they are releasing a new set of games based on the recent RIO movie. twentieth century content movie animated videogame game xbox playstation nintendo

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. saints expansion doinatrix videogame delay contentTHQ said this morning that it will instead incorporate the formerly standalone expansion pack, Saints Row: The Third - Enter the Dominatrix, into a new title tentatively titled "The Next Great Sequel in the Saints Row Franchise". THQ said the move came due to a desire to "expand the fiction of the franchise."

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. naughy rubin executive bandicoot shakeup videogame game contentRibin is the co-founder of game developer Naughty Dog, and co-created that firm's popular Crash Bandicoot and Jak and Daxter titles.

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. videogame games content

THQ Gains Credit Facility

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Agoura Hills-based videogame maker THQ today said it has entered into a new credit facility with Wells Fargo Capital Finance, worth up to $50M for working capital, plus increases to $75M during peak sales periods. credit facility finance videogame content

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. executive production videogame contentMoravek 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. READ MORE>>.

THQ Hires Back Alumni As Licensing VP

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Agoura Hills-based video game maker THQ reported earlier this week that it has hired on Germaine Gioia as its Senior Vice President, Licensing and Merchandise. Tags: executive licensing senior vice president games content

THQ Loses Publishing VP

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Agoura Hills-based THQ reported late Tuesday that the firm's Executive Vice President of Publishing, Scott Guthrie, has resigned. Tags: executive vice president publishing content videogame

THQ's RIO Debuts On April 12th

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Agoura Hills-based THQ has set the launch date for its new series of videogames based on the RIO movie. twentieth century content movie animated videogame game xbox playstation nintendo

THQ, ngmoco Ties On Star Wars Title

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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. ngmoco star wars imperial academy content videogame

TouchCommerce Takes On Contact Centers

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Agoura Hills-based TouchCommerce has launched a new product aimed at contact ceners, saying that it has launched a new product called TouchConnect. The new product includes such things as co-browsing and helping to direct users to relevant content; tracking the history of calls and integration into CRM systems; and more.

THQ, WWE Expand Marketing Efforts

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Agoura Hills-based videogame maker THQ , and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), said this morning they are in a new marketing agreement. Tags: marketing wrestling entertainment content

THQ Regains NASDAQ Minimum Bid Compliance

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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 contentTHQ had been hovering below the $1.00

THQ Reorgs Studios, Cuts Staff

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Agoura Hills-based video game maker THQ said Wednesday afternoon that it is laying off around 60 employees, as part of a reorganization of its Juice Games and Rainbow Studios development studios. Tags: reorg employment jobs layoff videogame content games

THQ Opens Up Shop In Montreal

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Agoura Hills-based THQ announced Thursday afternoon that it has opened up a new studio in Montreal, Quebec, which it says will employ over 400 new people. Tags: montreal game studio content videogame employment

THQ Launches New Disney/Pixar Game

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Agoura Hills-based game developer THQ has launched another video game today based on Disney/Pixar's Cars movie, Cars Race-O-Rama. Tags: disney pixar videogame video game content cars

DTS In Strategic Alliance

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Agoura Hills-based DTS Digital Cinema disclosed this morning that it is in a strategic alliance to co-brand products along with Qube Cinema. Tags: digital theater content audio movie qube strategic alliance

THQ Gains On UFC Title

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Agoura Hills-based THQ has swung back into the black, saying Tuesday evening that it had net income of $6.4M Tags: videogame video game content on sales of $243.5M for its fiscal first quarter, on the strength of the firm's new UFC 2009 Undisputed title.

THQ Completes Cost Cutting

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Agoura Hills-based video game maker THQ announced this morning that it has "substantially completed" its latest business realignment, which will save the firm $220M in annual costs. Tags: video game studio content employment jobs layoff

THQ To Ship Title Based On Disney Film

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Agoura Hills-based THQ is reporting today that the firm will create a video game based on the upcoming Disney-Pixar movie UP. Tags: video comedy content entertainment disney games pixar

THQ In Deal With Hellboy Director

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Agoura Hills-based THQ announced today that it is in a multi-year deal with the writer and director of Hellboy, Guillermo del Toro, to develop a new trilogy of videogames. hellboy videogame content guillermo toro games

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. merger acquisition videogame gaming contentTHQ 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 said it hired Centerview Partners to help evaluate "strategic and financing alternatives".

THQ Drastically Lowers Sales Guidance

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THQ Deal With Syfy Takes de Blob to Screen

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Agoura Hills-based video game developer THQ and television channel Syfy said Thursday they will be jointly creating new concepts and intellectual property based on THQ's video games. Tags: syfy deblob videogame content hollywood television