While the Nintendo Wii was no stranger to gimmicky peripherals, it looks like THQ originally planned to release another. THQ Digital Warrington's Project FUUB was a planned set of dice that would have worked with the Wii, Xbox 360 or Playstation 3. Uncovered by Unseen64, THQ supposedly had two games planned for their accessory. While one was a … Continue reading THQ Cancelled A Die Peripheral For The Nintendo Wii
Crytek has announced today that they have created a new studio in Austin, Texas, which will include a number of developers from the Darksiders franchise. Vigil Games, the development studio behind Darksiders, was closed last week when THQ failed to find a buyer for the developers and the series. Crytek has picked up a number of employees, and … Continue reading Crytek Forms Studio With Former Darksiders Developers
Rumours appear to be circulating online that EA now has the rights to the lucrative WWE license. As you probably already know, ill-fated development studio THQ used to have the rights to the franchise, but EA apparently picked up the license at the ongoing THQ auction. EA apparently managed to secure the WWE license last … Continue reading EA Now Has The WWE License?
THQ head of global communications and studio representative for 4A Games Huw Benyon has clarified the company's early statement that Wii U has a horrible and slow CPU. Benyon says that the comments that have been attributed to the company should be taken with a grain of salt. The developer says the comments were never based … Continue reading THQ Clarifies Horrible, Slow Wii U CPU Comments, Talks Metro Last Light
THQ has provided further details on its Wii U launch title, Darksiders 2. The developer says that you can play the game entirely on the Wii U GamePad if you so wish, or you can use the standard setup and play the game on your television. Darksiders 2 will also support the Wii U GamePad … Continue reading Use Wii U GamePad Or Wii U Pro Controller To Play Darksiders 2, Plus Other Info
A spokesperson for THQ has told Polygon that you'll be able to play Darksiders 2 entirely on the Wii U GamePad. The Wii U version of Darksiders 2 will also include the first DLC pack, Argul's Tomb, plus all of the pre-order bonus content loaded onto the disc. According to THQ that's roughly five hours of … Continue reading Darksiders 2 Supports Wii U GamePad Only Play
The Entertainment Software Ratings Board has listed two THQ games for Wii U. Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune have both been given ratings by the ratings board. You may remember that both of these titles appeared on a leaked internal retail listing a few weeks back. Thanks, Simply G
Developed by Vigil Games and published by THQ, Darksiders II is out now for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC. And a Wii U version of the game is scheduled to release later this year.
Creative Director for WWE Games Cory Ledesma has confirmed that a Wii U version of WWE '13 is not in the works. Ledesma was asked - via Twitter - about whether WWE '13 will be coming to Wii U and he replied by saying 'no.' WWE '13 will be released on October 30th for the Xbox 360, … Continue reading WWE 13 For Wii U Not Happening
E3 has only begun but not every video game company is celebrating with new games. On Monday's EA press conference, a new partnership between the UFC and EA was made. Prior to this, the UFC franchise was exclusive to THQ. THQ has just revealed that they closed their San Diego studio and fired its employees. … Continue reading THQ Closes Studio