THQ Archive

  • Lock’s Quest Gets a Surprise PC and Console Remaster

    Talk about a pleasant surprise. One of the most underappreciated and too-often-forgotten sleeper gems from the Nintendo DS, Lock’s Quest is getting the remaster treatment for release on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One this April. Finally, a wider audience of gamers will get the […]

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  • Nordic Games Buys Up Darksiders, Red Faction, Summoner and Other THQ IPs

    Nordic Games Buys Up Darksiders, Red Faction, Summoner and Other THQ IPs

    THQ is gone forever and the bidding for the publisher’s extensive portfolio of franchise IPs has finally ended. Before today we knew that Crytek acquired the Homefront franchise, Deep Silver nabbed Metro: Last Light and Volition, Inc. (including Saints Row IV), Ubisoft picked up South […]

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  • Review: Darksiders II

    Review: Darksiders II

    The Darksiders universe is an interesting one as it was conceived to be an integral part of a product to be sold to Americans. Shin Megami Tensei as a series did not get off to a great foot in the States because the game explicitly […]

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  • Darksiders II Rides Onto Wii U With GamePad Tricks and 5+ Hours of Bonus Content

    Darksiders II Rides Onto Wii U With GamePad Tricks and 5+ Hours of Bonus Content

    Darksiders II on Wii U will be slightly more than a direct port of the action-adventure game currently available on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. At launch, all existing downloadable content and pre-order incentives will be included on the disc right out of the box, […]

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  • Fight for Survival in the Darksiders II Crucible Arena Mode

    Fight for Survival in the Darksiders II Crucible Arena Mode

    Brand new to Darksiders II, launching tomorrow for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 and sometime in the future for Wii U, is an arena survival mode known as the Crucible. In the Crucible, players will confront up to 100 waves of increasingly difficult battle scenarios, […]

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  • Death is Humanity’s Last Salvation

    Death is Humanity’s Last Salvation

    When Earth is ravaged by the Apocalypse the Horseman Death is our last salvation. In Darksiders II, guide Death on his journey through Heaven and Hell to redeem his brother War and resurrect Mankind. Launch is just around the corner — August 14th, baby!

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  • Death Comes for All in Darksiders II

    Death Comes for All in Darksiders II

    Watch and listen as the Crowfather’s raspy, slithery voice narrates the first gameplay-only trailer for Darksiders II. Death comes for all August 14th.

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  • THQ’s Summer Blowout Sale is On

    THQ’s Summer Blowout Sale is On

    Time to stock up on some THQ console titles, folks. Let the Summer Blowout Sale begin! Until July 6 at at 10:00am PDT, the THQ online shop has a selection of eight games on sale for PS3 and Xbox 360. Here’s how it works: Buy […]

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  • That Warhammer 40K MMO is an MMO No More

    That Warhammer 40K MMO is an MMO No More

    Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium Online, previously announced to be a massively multiplayer online action role-playing game, sheds the “Online” portion of its title to become Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium, THQ today confirming that the project has been shifted away from an MMO business model and […]

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  • Review: Nexuiz

    Review: Nexuiz

    It’s time to party like it’s 1999 in Nexuiz, a multiplayer shooter that manages to accomplish what its designers apparently set out to do: Recreate the same kind of deathmatch vibe that Unreal Tournament gave us when it rocket-jumped onto PCs back at the tail […]

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