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So how would you feel about running around in an open-world action title smacking enemies with a giant dildo? The answer to that question will go a long way toward determining whether or not you'll dig Saints Row The Third, which is, naturally, the third installment of Volition's sordid sandbox s...

March 29th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Koch Media/Deep Silver officially announced today it has secured the intellectual property rights for two THQ franchises: Saints Row and Metro. It has also obtained Volition, the Chicago-based development studio responsible for Saints Row."These franchises hold a special place in the hearts and min...

January 23rd 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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If you've been meaning to check out the Darksiders franchise, you couldn't pick a better time. For one thing, THQ could use the money. For another, it's really not that much money today. For the next two days, the PC download version of the "Franchise Pack" containing both Darksiders games, a Seaso...

January 11th 2013 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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THQ's bankruptcy, once expected to be the intimate dinner for two that executives of the bankrupt publisher were hoping for, is turning into a Vegas buffet. Over the weekend, U.S. bankruptcy Judge Mary F. Walrath put the kibosh on THQ's eyebrow-raising quick sale to the private equity firm Clearlak...

January 7th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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The Humble Indie Bundle's first decidedly non-indie bundle, the THQ Bundle, has come to its anticipated end. All told, says the organization, the bundle raised $5 million, split as buyers chose between THQ, charity donations, and the Humble Bundle group itself.The whole project seems to have been a...

December 12th 2012 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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The Humble THQ Bundle received a couple little bonus additions today, in the form of Titan Quest and the Red Faction: Armageddon downloadable content "Path of War." Titan Quest was a Diablo-esque RPG created by the now shuttered Iron Lore studios. Red Faction: Armageddon's "Path of War" DLC was rel...

December 6th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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A bright spot in THQ's awkwardly brief investor call today: the company reports that Saints Row: The Third has shipped five million units, in line with the performance THQ expected from the crass sandbox game over its lifetime.A sequel is currently underway, due "beyond fiscal 2013," meaning someti...

November 5th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Despite its crass and often offensive tone, Saints Row: The Third was quite well done, and turned the well-traveled sandbox urban action genre on its head a few times. Don't believe us? This weekend is your chance to find out for free, as the game is free-to-play until Sunday over on Steam. For the...

September 21st 2012 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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The season pass for the Xbox 360 version of Saints Row: The Third is 50 percent off today only, running 800 Microsoft Points ($10). Major Nelson made the announcement over Twitter.Normally, the season pass includes all Saints Row: The Third DLC at a 15 percent discount: Nyte Blayde Pack, Genkibowl...

September 9th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments