Former THQ Boss Dishes On The Games They Left Behind

The company that used to publish the blockbuster Company of Heroes and Metro franchises imploded in rapid and spectacular fashion in late 2012, getting its assets sold off in early 2013. Some of its holdings, like the WWE and Saints Row games, found homes. But the fate of other members of the former THQ family tree— » 3/17/14 10:40am 3/17/14 10:40am

First Look at South Park: The Stick of Truth Gameplay [Video Removed]

We’ve seen hilarious trailers and controversial screenshots for Obsidian’s upcoming South Park game. But there hasn’t been a lick of gameplay to be found for The Stick of Truth. But now we get to see it in action, thanks to one enterprising attendee from this weekend’s past Fan Expo in Toronto. » 8/28/13 12:30pm 8/28/13 12:30pm

Hacker SuperDaE Releases 1.7TB Trove of Gaming Info [Update]

Next gen hacker SuperDaeE, who breached Sony, Microsoft, Epic, Valve, Blizzard and other gaming companies, just released a 1.7TB treasure trove FTP download. The files, however, are apparently encrypted. Previously, SuperDaE vowed he would release said files, which are believed to contain sensitive information about… » 6/10/13 11:00am 6/10/13 11:00am

Assassin's Creed's Creator Sues Ubisoft for Control of His Next Game

Patrice Désilets, the creator of Assassin's Creed, is suing Ubisoft for about $400,000 and control of the game 1666, which he had been building for THQ until it went bankrupt and sold the project to his former employer. » 6/08/13 1:13pm 6/08/13 1:13pm

Darksiders III Sounded Great. Pity It'll Never Happen.

The Darksiders series isn't really dead. Nordic games owns it, and will presumably do something with it. But the series as we knew it, developed by Vigil Games, may as well have died earlier this year when Vigil went off and joined Crytek and left Darksiders behind, where no major publisher on Earth wanted anything to… » 5/31/13 12:00am 5/31/13 12:00am

Ubisoft's Massive Mystery. EA Back on Mac. And More Gaming Secrets...

Editor's note: The mysterious figure known as Superannuation in an expert at digging up what's hidden in plain view. All of what Superannuation finds is available to the public. These could very well be true gaming secrets. Read on... » 5/29/13 12:00pm 5/29/13 12:00pm

Former THQ Pres: Metro Makers The 'Jamaican Bobsledders' Of Developers…

In the Olympics, the Jamaican bobsledding team is famed for beating out countries who had a number of advantages over the Jamaican team—like winter coats and bobsledding tracks for training. Sure, the Jamaican team didn't come in first, but the fact they were competitive in the first place was amazing. » 5/15/13 3:00pm 5/15/13 3:00pm

Six Critics Are Pleasantly Spooked By Metro: Last Light

Metro: Last Light is a survivor. Not only did it suffer multiple delays, but it also managed to get through its publisher's unfortunate closure unscathed. The result is an excellent, albeit slightly troubled, first-person horror shooter. » 5/14/13 6:00pm 5/14/13 6:00pm

Darksiders Gets Bought By…Nordic Games? THQ's Other Games Sold Off Too

The auctions following the closure of former publisher THQ are over. Homeworld, for example, was bought by Gearbox Software—as we learned earlier today. That's not all, of course. Nordic Games, the publisher behind games like Alan Wake on PC and Painkiller: Resurrection, nabbed a good number of THQ games. » 4/22/13 6:42pm 4/22/13 6:42pm

Darksiders' Creators Want To Buy The Series Back

David Adams, the CEO of Crytek USA, has tweeted that he (or at least his company) is looking into buying the rights to the Darksiders series when it hits the auction block as part of the last sale of THQ properties. » 3/28/13 9:00pm 3/28/13 9:00pm

THQ Selling Off Darksiders, Homeworld, Red Faction And Anything Else…

After the big auction for its top-shelf intellectual property and game studios last month, the bones of former publishing giant THQ have announced that the company's remaining franchises are now to be sold as part of a "court-approved sales process." » 2/26/13 7:52pm 2/26/13 7:52pm