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We know pretty much all there is to know about the dissolution of THQ, how its valuable studios and properties were sold off, while others were left to fend for themselves. We're pretty well versed on why it all happened. Now, former THQ president Jason Rubin has given MCV his opinion on why the pu...

February 1st 2013 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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A Georgia law firm is investigating THQ to determine if it misled investors about the stagnant demand for its uDraw tablet, before discontinuing its production in February. Holzer Holzer & Fistel assert that THQ may have withheld information about decreased demand for the uDraw, and may have ma...

June 13th 2012 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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THQ will no longer manufacture uDraw hardware, according to its fiscal 2012 third quarter financial report. "Sales of the uDraw GameTablet and related software, and other titles in the kids, family and casual category were far weaker than anticipated, substantially reducing our financial results fo...

February 2nd 2012 at 5:12pm 0 Comments
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The business world, like the rest of the world, is a cruel and unforgiving mistress. Following the "weaker than expected" sales figures achieved by THQ's uDraw tablet during the third quarter of the 2012 fiscal year, THQ has let go 30 members of its Play THQ team; the Agoura Hills unit responsibl...

December 10th 2011 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo's Wii U controller is a gaming display, video conference device, and yes, a stylus-toting tablet, but no such tool has been announced for those other consoles, so PS3 and Xbox 360 owners who want to get their sketch on will have to turn to THQ's new uDraw GameTablet instead. Tablets for bo...

June 8th 2011 at 7:44pm 0 Comments
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THQ released the first images of the PS3 and Xbox 360 iterations of the uDraw Game Tablet, due this fall, and revealed details that make the new thing sound more impressive than its Wii contemporary. The HD consoles' tablets both feature "high definition" input at 2000x1600 revolution, multitouc...

June 3rd 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The uDraw Game Tablet, a peripheral THQ developed with Nintendo, is now headed to Xbox 360 and PS3 after a very successful tenure on Wii. In the company's latest earnings release, CEO Brian Farrell announced plans to bring "exclusively designed" uDraw devices to Xbox 360 and PS3 this holiday. Th...

May 3rd 2011 at 4:35pm 0 Comments
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Dragon Age 2, as it was foretold by the Chantry prophecies, took the top spot on Chart-Track's all formats UK sales chart for the week of March 6. Hawke's ascension meant that s/he pushed back the Pokémon of the White and Black breeds to second and fourth place, respectively. Fight Night...

March 14th 2011 at 11:08am 0 Comments