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Xbox Live – A Week of Deals (1/14 – 1/20)

Xbox Live – A Week of Deals (1/14 – 1/20) For those of us that still have nuclear reactors in our living rooms (Xbox 360), we can take advantage of some online deals that have surfaced on Major Nelson’s blog. Nordic Games is happy to present discounts over 50% on former THQ titles below. Name Type Discount ArcaniA Games on Demand 67%...
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MX Vs. ATV Series Will Be Brought Back By Nordic Games

MX Vs. ATV Series Will Be Brought Back By Nordic Games For fans of the extreme racing genre, 2014 will certainly give you a lot to look forward to. Nordic Games has announced that they have planned to resurrect the best selling MX vs. ATV series. Nordic Games was able to acquire the rights to the great MX vs. ATV series from an agreement between Nordic Games...
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Honesty Box E01: Company of Heroes 2

Honesty Box E01: Company of Heroes 2 So over the past few weeks I’ve been quietly working on a project that now goes by the name of ‘Honesty Box‘ – a weekly video review series wherein I take any title that has caused severe frustration and batter it to the best of my abilities within a two minute time limit. Expect the...
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Company of Heroes 2 Campaign Demo Now Available

Company of Heroes 2 Campaign Demo Now Available After seeing Sega and Relic Entertainment‘s Company of Heroes 2 campaign demonstration at E3, many of you are likely keen to test out the demo for yourselves. Well, now you can! Those who have yet to download the Beta can do so by visiting the game’s Steam Store Page (players who already have...
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Nordic Games Acquires Darksiders, Red Faction

Nordic Games Acquires Darksiders, Red Faction Nordic Games has proved you don’t just find bargains on games in discount bins. THQ’s implosion has made picking up entire franchises as affordable as buying into Sydney real estate, with several titles proving to be even cheaper. Spending $4.9 million over all, Nordic Games have claimed over...
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Humble Bundle Weekly Sale and Humble Mobile Bundle Out Today

Humble Bundle Weekly Sale and Humble Mobile Bundle Out Today In this week’s Humble Bundle Sale, you can pay what you like for THQ games and support charity. You can pay 1 dollar or more for Darksiders and Red Faction: Armageddon. Darksiders II and Red Faction: Guerrilla can be bought as well if you beat the average purchase price. These games can only be...
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THQ CEO’s Letter to Employees

THQ CEO’s Letter to Employees THQ has fallen, although they will not be forgotten. Many of their IPs will continue in development, and have found new homes. We’d like to share with you a letter, posted by Kotaku, that was written by THQ CEO Brian Farrell and President Jason Rubin, directed to all their employees. To All THQ...
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THQ Assets Sold: Here’s the Rundown

THQ Assets Sold: Here’s the Rundown THQ just sold the majority of their assets in their Bankruptcy induced auction earlier today. The following is a rundown of who acquired what and for how much: Relic, developer of Company of Heroes 2 and Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War, has been purchased by SEGA for $26.6 million – the highest single...
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Volition Bought; Saint’s Row and Metro Titles to be Published by Deep Silver

Volition Bought; Saint’s Row and Metro Titles to be Published by Deep Silver At the THQ assets auction, Volition Inc., developers of the ‘Saint’s Row’ franchise, were bought out by Koch Media, owner of ‘Dead Island’ publisher Deep Silver. Not only that, but Koch Media has also paid for the rights to develop, market and publish future titles in 4A...
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Take Two Acquiring WWE Games License From THQ?

Take Two Acquiring WWE Games License From THQ? “WHAT?!” Hot off the heels of the THQ assets auction, the rumour is that the WWE Games license (which reportedly didn’t sell during the auction itself) will find a home with one of the big two sports games developers. And it’s not EA Sports. Take-Two, the parent company of 2K Games,...
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Ubisoft Purchases THQ Montreal and Publishing rights for South Park: The Stick of Truth

Ubisoft Purchases THQ Montreal and Publishing rights for South Park: The Stick of Truth Ubisoft has confirmed in a press release that they won the bid for THQ’s Montreal studio along with the publishing rights to South Park: The Stick of Truth. Ubisoft Montreal has expressed excitement about the deal. “This deal adds experienced developers to our internal creative teams at a key...
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Latest Batch of WWE ’13 DLC Now Available

Latest Batch of WWE ’13 DLC Now Available The largest ever roster in a WWE game just got bigger with the release of the ‘You’re Welcome in Five Languages Pack’. For all the details on content and pricing, check out the list below. ‘You’re Welcome in Five Languages Pack’ Playable WWE Superstars: Antonio Cesaro,...
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THQ assets to be sold whole unless outbid individually

THQ assets to be sold whole unless outbid individually Today THQ confirmed reports that they would be moving forward with their bankruptcy proceedings and sent out a press release containing new information. Now it seems that the only time that the company’s assets (IPs and studios) will be sold individually is if the offered price is more than the whole...
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