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Confirming earlier rumors, THQ has announced that the PlayStation 3 version of dystopian shooter, Frontlines: Fuel of War, has been canceled. And it's not the only game to have its plug unceremoniously pulled. Indeed, THQ's update to its fiscal 2008 outlook brings to mind Joystiq's consistently ine...

January 23rd 2008 at 7:30pm 0 Comments

Man, this Destroy All Humans: Big Willy Unleashed lays on the topical humor, and thick. Apparently this time Crypto is charged with stopping a Patty Hearst parody from inciting public outrage against the aliens' Big Willy's fast-food franchise, which, of course, was created to serve man. Apparently...

December 13th 2007 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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The new Destroy All Humans! prequel, Big Willy Unleashed, seems to follow the same formula as the two previous games: humans get destroyed in hilarious and sadistic ways. However, the new game adds two twists to the formula. First, alien anti-hero Crypto will have the use of a Big Boy-esque walkin...

October 22nd 2007 at 3:10pm 0 Comments
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A brief note in publisher THQ's fiscal report (PDF file) indicates that a previously announced sequel to Saint's Row will not be marching until fiscal year 2009. In calendar terms, that means excess excess pimp-slapping won't be coming until at least April 1, 2008. Conspicuously absent from the e...

July 3rd 2007 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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The aliens are back! THQ has announced in German magazine Man!ac (via N-Europe) that Destroy All Humans 3 is coming out sometime this year (in Europe, at least) for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PS2, PSP and Nintendo Wii. A new title in the series was mentioned by THQ CEO Brian Farrell in an investor co...

June 29th 2007 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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A game magazine called Maniac has some exclusive screens and info from THQ about one new franchise and one old one, both headed to the Wii. De Blob is a Wii exclusive about a blob (obviously) that, by rolling around in paint then rolling around on stuff, adds color to a dull environment. It seems...

June 28th 2007 at 3:45pm 0 Comments