Sly Cooper Collection, de Blob 2, Scene It New This Week on the…

After last week's big fall sale, this week's PlayStation Store update is a bit more chilled out. A full-game download of Sly Cooper Collection is now available for $29.99, or you can download any of the three Sly Cooper games included in the collection for $9.99 each. Gonna have to play one of those, finally. » 11/29/11 9:30pm 11/29/11 9:30pm

THQ Cuts 200 Jobs, MX vs. ATV Series, de Blob Studio and More

Saints Row and Red Faction publisher THQ is cutting jobs, studios and games in a major way today, "strategically realigning" hundreds out of work and putting an end to the MX vs. ATV franchise. » 8/09/11 9:30pm 8/09/11 9:30pm

de Blob 2 Lets Blob Drink Lead Paint, Be A Morph Ball

Wii hit de Blob is going 2D, HD and stereoscopic 3D when the globose, paint-drenched hero makes his way to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 next year. THQ's Blob also has a few new tricks, including one that made 3D Metroid games more fun. » 11/11/10 5:40pm 11/11/10 5:40pm

de Blob Goes Underground

One of the rare third-party successes on the Wii, de Blob, is getting a sequel. What color does de Blob: The Underground add to THQ's burgeoning franchise? » 5/27/10 11:30pm 5/27/10 11:30pm

Nintendo Power Teases de Blob 2, 'Huge' Mystery Title & More

Ready the hype engines. Set your expectations to their loftiest, for Nintendo Power is tormenting early subscribers of the mag with a forthcoming reveal of a "huge new title" to debut right around E3 2010. » 5/06/10 12:30am 5/06/10 12:30am

Red Faction's Made For TV Movie May Spawn A Series

THQ's plans for a Red Faction movie may be just the beginning for the Martian sci-fi smash 'em up. The SyFy network-produced made for TV movie may eventually become its own ongoing series. » 4/26/10 9:00pm 4/26/10 9:00pm

THQ & Sci-Fi Channel Team Up, de Blob Cartoon On The Way

THQ and the Sci-Fi Channel (I refuse to call them Syfy) announced last week a new deal where the two companies will cooperate on various ventures. One of them is a cartoon based on de Blob. » 2/15/10 5:30am 2/15/10 5:30am

THQ Returns To Saints Row, Darksiders, And De Blob Next Year

THQ is rolling out the sequels in fiscal year 2012, with releases planned for Saints Row 3, a Darksiders sequel, and a follow-up to the Wii-exclusive hit de Blob. » 2/03/10 6:00pm 2/03/10 6:00pm

Swords & Soldiers Micro-Review: Violence Included

WiiWare had been hurting for games about killing. But the originators of de Blob have released a cartoon-violent battle between Vikings, Aztecs and ninja monkeys to more than compensate. » 6/17/09 5:00pm 6/17/09 5:00pm

de Blob Performs Rare "Sells Well On Nintendo Hardware" Trick

We know that THQ's de Blob has been selling well, sometimes even better than Nintendo's first party Wii titles. But how well can a non-phoned-in, non-mini-game collection title sell on the Wii? Pretty well. » 2/26/09 9:40pm 2/26/09 9:40pm

Strong Sales Make de Blob Sequel Certain

IGN noticed that De Blob outsold Wario Land: Shake It by 80,000 copies, and both were released the same day. THQ, asked for comment, said there's more where that came from. » 1/25/09 4:00pm 1/25/09 4:00pm

Indie Games Get a Mainstream Closeup

In its "All New" issue, discussing the cutting edge of trends in American culture, New York Magazine lauds four indie titles for "ushering in a golden age of smart, beautiful, and really weird games." » 1/18/09 6:30pm 1/18/09 6:30pm

de Blob Review: Painting A Very Pretty Picture

de Blob began life as a school project from studying Game Design & Development at the Utrecht School of the Arts in The Netherlands, meant to reflect the end result of the rebuilding of a local railway station, but THQ saw much more potential for the quirky PC painting game. They purchased the rights, handed over… » 10/02/08 3:00pm 10/02/08 3:00pm

De Blob Arrives With Friend

THQ's de Blob for the Wii is one of those games that just seemed to slip by me every time a chance to check it out came up, which is strange, considering it is one of those odd sorts of games that I crave to help break up the monotony of having to play through FPS X and MMO Y all the time. Now the game rests in my… » 9/22/08 12:40pm 9/22/08 12:40pm

de Blob Devs Bringing Swords & Soldiers To WiiWare

The original de Blob developers are back with their own game studio and a shiny new title coming out on WiiWare in Q4 2008. Ronimo Games, founded by said de Blob creators in Utrecht, the Netherlands, is readying Swords & Soldiers for European and North American release. Swords & Soldiers is a side-scrolling RTS in… » 8/15/08 10:40am 8/15/08 10:40am

Rainbow Connection: Hands On With De Blob

My Kotaku Tower compatriots have taken THQ's upcoming Wii exclusive De Blob for a paint-spattered spin in the past, but after giving it a try today during the publisher's Fall 08 and holiday preview event, I thought I'd add my own impressions of the single-player mode to the mix. » 6/05/08 3:20pm 6/05/08 3:20pm

THQ: "Fiscal Year 08 Was A Very Tough Year"

Despite reporting modest revenue growth for its 13th consecutive year, THQ reported a net loss of $35.3 million for the fiscal year ending March 2008. The company's sales totaled $1030.5 million, relatively little change from last year's $1,026.9 sales. » 5/06/08 5:40pm 5/06/08 5:40pm