Turnin' Around: Highlights From THQ's Press Event

Yesterday I visited THQ here in New York City, to check out their upcoming lineup of games for this year's Fall and holiday seasons. Given how heavily the publisher weighs its kid-friendly, casual and Nickelodeon-license titles, I set my expectations low, but after getting a chance to check out a few items of… » 6/06/08 5:20pm 6/06/08 5:20pm

Eww, Cool! Deadly Creatures Impressions

I didn't know very much about THQ's Wii-exclusive Deadly Creatures until now, but after seeing a fairly early build of the game at the publisher's Fall and holiday preview event today, I'm looking forward to learning more - and tickled gleefully squeamish, too. » 6/05/08 7:40pm 6/05/08 7:40pm

Awwwww, Look At Him: Checking Out Wall-E

Cutest. Robot. Ever. That was the biggest takeaway I got from glimpsing the Wall-E Wii game at THQ's Fall and holiday season preview event today, and as the game is set to launch simultaneously with the movie, I have a feeling that that googly-eyed little guy, whose function is to pick up and compact garbage, will… » 6/05/08 7:20pm 6/05/08 7:20pm

SpongeBob Drawn To Life Like Drawn To Life, But With SpongeBob

I confess to not having played the original Drawn to Life back when it came out, but I've a pal who's a SpongeBob Squarepants fan, so when I was at THQ's Fall/holiday season preview event in New York City, I had to take a peek. » 6/05/08 6:40pm 6/05/08 6:40pm

First Impressions Of Viva Pinata: Pocket Paradise

By now you know Viva Pinata: Pocket Paradise is coming to DS, and I couldn't wait to have an early look at it during THQ's Fall/holiday preview event today. » 6/05/08 6:20pm 6/05/08 6:20pm

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

Impressions: Lock's Quest Mixes Old-School With Innovative Ideas

THQ was here in New York City this week to preview its Fall 2008 and holiday season titles, and to me, one of the most promising titles was Lock's Quest, a DS genre mashup that's a little bit real-time strategy, and a little bit action, due for release sometime this fall. » 6/05/08 2:40pm 6/05/08 2:40pm