The Steam Holiday Sale is On!

Today was the start for the crazy Steam Holiday Sales, where gamers can save up to 80% (and even more) on select titles, with special and daily deals, publishers packs, indies pack and other special compilations. My three favorite deals from today are the ones for Super Meat Boy (75% Off! – $3.75), Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (66% Off! – $10.19) and Oddworld’s Oddboxx (50% Off! &#...

uDraw Tablet hits Australia & New Zealand Early Next Year…

If you haven’t noticed by a lot of the buzz in the media, THQ’s uDraw tablet has been selling well since it’s November 14th release in the states, and now the Wii peripheral is set to touch down on AU & New Zealand shores sometime between February & March. If you have not heard of the uDraw as of yet, you should check out our artilce here to inform yourself a bit. The uDr...

WAR! – Occupation trailer from Homefront

So… a bunch of secret documents leaked, and *cough* coincidentally the North Koreans also decided to invade the United States.  But look at all those happy waving people.  They are so happy.  Hmm… why is that guy hanging in such an odd manner?  Oh. Oh, I see. Well, uh, that is not very nice North Korea. Not very nice at all.  I guess we shall have to form a resistance! With this traile...

inSANE to be a trilogy terrorfest

It takes some guts to announce that a game that was announced 48 hours ago will be developed into a trilogy. It looks like THQ has these guts as they have just announced via press release that the inSANE series will consist of three different games. Also it was announced that there will be something that they call transmedia projects that could happen involving the inSANE games. This means that th...

Insane to be made by Guillermo Del Toro and THQ

Feeling an itch for a good horror title? Well if so then there is some great news coming your way in a few words. At tonight’s VGA Guillermo Del Toro, director of Hellboy and Pan’s Labyrinth, announced that he has joined together with THQ to create a new game titled Insane. Danny Bilson from THQ released on his twitter the following regarding the game: “Finally announced inSane! ...

Homefront too close for comfort- Dev Diary II

In a case of life imitating art, i don't think anyone at Kaos Studios could have imagined that the escalating tension in Korea at the moment would be spot on for a future FPS due out next year. Set in the (very) near future, the second Development Diary outlines a number of new features in the game, including the in game economy, vehicles and objectives

THQ announcing that they will announce a “Core Kinect title” in the near future

If you have a Kinect then you are most likely dancing or petting your pet tiger instead of reading this, but if you did manage to pull yourself from the kinect then you will be happy to know we have a little bit of news. Well more like an announcement that there will be an announcement in the future. As it turns out Danny Bilson, who is THQ’s core game vice president, announced on his twitte...

Two fresh revelations for Dawn of War II: Retribution

Relic have detailed two large announcements for their upcoming Warhammer game, Dawn of War II: Retribution. Players have high hopes for this strategy game, and these two big announcements give great insight in some of the new features integrated into the game. The first of which Relic have detailed, is the new character line-up and a brief look at their background. The new characters which you wil...

In Russia, Dolls Stack YOU! – New game from THQ & Double Fine

Ah, Double Fine, your wacky inspired ideas keep on coming and we keep on loving them.  Their next adventure lets you take on the role of a a very small  Russian nesting doll named Charlie Blackmore.  He has been separated from his family and he needs to reunite.  How does one tiny matryoshka make his way across a dangerous world?  By hopping into other dolls and taking them over of course.  If tha...

Costume Quest DLC- Grubbins on Ice coming soon

Costume Quest, a Double Fine game that released just last month, will be getting some DLC this winter.  The original game focused on Halloween, so it is only reasonable that this one will focus on Christmas.  New and old costumes will be available and the game will feature some much needed patches like pausing during cutscenes and saving your game at designated phone posts.  The best part of the D...

The World Of Homefront – Developer Diary

The First Homefront Developer Diary, The World of Homefront has just been released by THQ today. The video features comments on the development of Homefront’s unique narrative of an occupied America from the minds behind the fiction, including Creative Director Dave Votypka, former CIA operative Tae Kim and the involvement of John Milius. For anyone that hasn’t heard or seen Homefront then I...

Homefront Gets a Release Date

Homefront, a game from THQ, has been confirmed to have a release date of March 8, 2011 in the USA, March 11 in the UK & Europe, and March 10 for Australia.  Homefront tells the story of 15 years of econmic deprivation and natural resource famine in the United States of America. Not only has the USA been hobbled by a broken infrastructure and military, but the Greater Korean Republic has also a...

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