THQ Shovels Out Its Shovelware Division

Continuing an internal reorganization that has seen casual titles tossed out in favor of a focus on more core video gaming titles, THQ has jettisoned its ValuSoft division. ValuSoft, per its name, was the publisher's "value" label, which is a polite term for shovelware that grandmas bought from Walmart for their… » 4/29/12 6:00pm 4/29/12 6:00pm

Metro 2033: Last Light, uDraw HD and Other Highlights From the People…

Publisher THQ had some good news and bad news to deliver today, starting with the not-so-great results from its last financial year. The publisher lost a cool $136 million USD. But it had some good news for fans of Metro 2033, Homefront and the very successful uDraw gaming tablet that hit the Wii last year. » 5/03/11 5:40pm 5/03/11 5:40pm

The Motion Control Revolution Will Not Just Be A Bunch Of Wii Ports

So says THQ bossman Brian Farrell, who calms one of our fears about Sony and Microsoft's venture into the motion control space with PlayStation Move and Project Natal, respectively. His company, at least, sounds uninterested in straight up Wii ports. » 5/05/10 10:00pm 5/05/10 10:00pm

THQ CEO Names Sony's Motion Controller As "Arc"

Get used to referring to Sony's forthcoming motion controller for the PlayStation 3 as Arc. That's how THQ president and CEO Brian Farrell referred to the still unofficially named, PlayStation Eye-powered controller, previously known as "Gem," in today's investor call. » 2/03/10 5:30pm 2/03/10 5:30pm