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  • Second Metro: Last Light Review Score Arrived, "Powerful Atmospheric Ghost Story" says OPM

    The second review score of Metro: Last Light has arrived. OPM has awarded Metro: Last Light an excellent review score of 9/10. The publication praised the game by saying "a powerful atmospheric ghost story".

    Metro: Last LightThe details was tweeted by Koch Media UK. You can check out the tweet below. The first review score of Metro: Last Light came from Edge Magazine. The publication awarded the game 8/10.

  • THQ comments on "WWE video game license bought by Take-Two Interactive" rumors

    THQ has finally commented on rumor which stated that the publisher has sold WWE video-game license to Take-Two Interactive. On WWE Games official Facebook Page, THQ said that next installment in WWE video-game series is already in development, however they don't have any update to share at present time.

    WWE 14THQ said, "We don't have any details to share yet, but there WILL continue to be WWE Games. Stay tuned for more information and some exciting news!"

    Recently THQ filed for bankruptcy, and as a result of this ended up selling many of their intellectual properties, you can check out the details regarding this auction HERE.

    The last game in WWE video-game series titled as WWE 13 was released way back in October 2012.

  • THQ Officially Sold Off, Full Auction Details along with sales figure revealed

    The curtain is finally down, THQ has been officially CLOSED DOWN. All assests of the firm has now sold to other game publishers via auction that lasted for 22 hours.

    THQFew result from the auction are listed below (NOTE: Price mention are not officially confirmed):

    • Sega agreed to purchase Relic ($26 million)
    • Koch Media agreed to purchase Volition ($22.3 million) and Metro franchise including upcoming Metro: Last Light ($5.8 million)
    • Crytek agreed to purchase Homefront ($500,000)
    • Take 2 agreed purchase Evolve ($10.8 million Confirmed)
    • Ubisoft agreed to purchase Montreal ($2.5 million) and rights to South Park: The Stick of Truth ($3.2 million)

    Vigil Games (developer behind Darksiders series) was unsold. THQ's Farrell and Rubin said that they will make effort to find appropriate buyers, if possible."

    Details regarding sales of WWE license is also not revealed, but according to reports coming out from IGN, it will be acquired by TAKE-TWO.

    A letter was sent by THQ to employees after this auction, check out below:

  • WWE 13 Third DLC Pack releasingf on Jan 8, details revealed

    THQ has dated and detailed third DLC pack for WWE 13. During a livestream of WWE 13's DLC, WWEGames Community Manager Aubrey Sitterson announced third DLC pack will release on January 8.

    Check out the full details of WWE 13 Third DLC below:

    Available free of charge:

    • Layla

    Available individually for 80 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 or $0.99 USD via PlayStation Network:

    • Damien Sandow
    • Antonio Cesaro
    • Jimmy Uso
    • Jey Uso
    • Brian Pillman
    • Chainsaw Charlie

    Moves pack, available for 160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 or $1.99 via PlayStation Network. Includes:

    • Brock Lesnar’s Kimura Lock
    • Chris Jericho’s Lionsault
    • Triangle Dropkick
    • The Hart Lock
    • Top Rope Super German Suplex
    • Superkick/Pedigree Combo
    • Delayed Vertical Suplex Powerslam
    • Omega Driver
    • Airplane Spin
    • Top Rope Brainbuster
    • Flapjack/Cutter Combo
    • Small Package Driver
    • Sleeper Suplex
    • Brock Lock
    • Spinning Double Leg Takedown
    • Fujiwara Armbar
    • PinUp Strong
    • Lift Single Underhook DDT
    • Corner Back Elbow Strikes
    • HalfNelson Backbreaker

     

  • THQ Owes WWE $45 Million

    It has just been revealed by WWE via press release that THQ owes the firm a whooping $45 Million. In response to the bankruptcy, WWE sent out the following press release:

    THQ Owes WWE $45 Million"WWE (NYSE:WWE) is listed in THQ, Inc.’s recent bankruptcy filing as an unsecured creditor holding a claim of approximately $45 million reflecting the entirety of the existing multi-year agreement. Any impairment of a current THQ account receivable would be immaterial to WWE’s financial statements. Even if the impact of THQ’s bankruptcy were detrimental to WWE, the Company does not believe that the ultimate economic impact for financial statement purposes would materially and adversely affect the results of operations or financial position of WWE in light of the strength of the WWE brand and the historical performance of WWE’s video game business."

    If you can re-collect properly just few months ago WWE signed a contract with THQ to developer video-games based on WWE for at least until the year 2017, and just recently THQ filed for bankruptcy, and so it won't an easy task for WWE to to bail out of this already signed agreement.

  • Company of Heroes 2, Metro: Last Light and other major releases still on schedule says THQ

    THQ's CEO Jason Rubin has confirmed on his official Twitter account that all major releases from the studio are still on schedule. Rubin stated that Company of Heroes 2, Metro: Last Light, and South Park: Stick of Truth are all scheduled to be released on time.

    Company of Heroes 2"On track for big releases. Busy schedule ahead. @Companyheroes, @MetroVideoGame, @SouthPark #StickofTruth still on schedule", Jason Rubin tweeted.

    This is really a great news for fans and also for THQ in we take into consideration firm's financial future.

    Yesterday THQ files for bankruptcy. The firm has entered into an asset purchase agreement with a ‘stalking horse bidder,’ affiliates of Clearlake Capital Group L.P., to acquire substantially all of the assets of THQ’s operating business, including THQ’s four owned studios and games in development"

  • THQ Files For Bankruptcy (Updated)

    THQ has just announced via press release that the firm has filed for Bankruptcy. The company stated that they would to operate as normal as they go through the bankruptcy process.

    THQ Files Bankruptcy"The sale and filing are necessary next steps to complete THQ's transformation and position the company for the future, as we remain confident in our existing pipeline of games, the strength of our studios and THQ's deep bench of talent," CEO Brian Farrell said in a press release.

    He further added, "We are grateful to our outstanding team of employees, partners and suppliers who have worked with us through this transition. We are pleased to have attracted a strong financial partner for our business, and we hope to complete the sale swiftly to make the process as seamless as possible."

    UPDATE 1:

    We have just received an update from our reader "Rider" that THQ has entered into an asset purchase agreement with a ‘stalking horse bidder,’ affiliates of Clearlake Capital Group L.P., to acquire substantially all of the assets of THQ’s operating business, including THQ’s four owned studios and games in development"