THQ archive

  • Deepak Chopra's Leela for Kinect pictures and hands-on
    Gaming

    Deepak Chopra's Leela for Kinect pictures and hands-on

    By 11 November 2011

    Deepak Chopra's Leela is an interesting proposition. Not exactly a game as such (although "Leela" roughly means "play" in Hindu), nor is it strictly fitness or educational software. It is, quite simply, unique and could well be the most inventive consumer-ready...

  • uDraw GameTablet for PS3 pictures and hands-on
    Gaming

    uDraw GameTablet for PS3 pictures and hands-on

    By 11 November 2011

    THQ's uDraw GameTablet has already been available on the Nintendo Wii for a while (since March, to be precise) but now it's coming for PS3 and Xbox 360, and features a few new bells and whistles, to boot. For starters, it's dubbed "high definition" by...

  • Red Faction: Armageddon   review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    Red Faction: Armageddon review

    By 10 June 2011

    Say what you will about Red Faction: Armageddon, but Volition's third-person shooter packs some truly fantastic toys. Sure, it has all the usual shotguns, assault rifles and rocket launchers, but alongside them you'll find mighty hammers that can smash...

  • Adidas and THQ want to get you fit with miCoach Kinect and PS3 Move
    Gaming

    Adidas and THQ want to get you fit with miCoach Kinect and PS3 Move

    By 6 June 2011

    miCoach, Adidas’ training software, is coming to a console near you, says THQ, after the two companies announced a deal at this year’s E3 in Los Angeles. Due to be released in early 2012 – so no need to panic about doing any exercise just yet -...

  • UFC fighting stars train Pocket-lint to the point of collapse
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    UFC fighting stars train Pocket-lint to the point of collapse

    By 27 May 2011

    To those who have not yet come across the gory spectacle that is the Ultimate Fighting Championship, here is a brief summary: The sport pits two muscle-bound fighting machines in a caged ring together, who then proceed to slowly pummel each other to pieces....

  • Homefront review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    Homefront review

    By 16 March 2011

    Smirk all you like about Homefront - and you probably will - but at least it’s a game with ambition. It’s a game that wants to step into the ring with Modern Warfare 2 and Battlefield: Bad Company 2 and give them some real competition. It’s a game...

  • VIDEO: Homefront launch trailer lands
    Gaming

    VIDEO: Homefront launch trailer lands

    By 14 March 2011

    It's one of the most hotly anticipated games of 2011, and it's landing this week. Developed by Kaos Studios and published by THQ, Homefront is a first person shooter set in 2027, in an America under invasion from a nuked-up Korean army. It has been the...

  • Red Faction: Armageddon - quick play preview
    Gaming

    Red Faction: Armageddon - quick play preview

    By 8 March 2011

    Red Faction fans are wringing their hands. What are Volition doing to the Red Faction franchise? Guerrilla became a third-person open world sandbox game and the next instalment, Armageddon is a more typical linear over-the-shoulder approach. We had some...

  • Guillermo del Toro signs up with THQ for Insane games trilogy
    Gaming

    Guillermo del Toro signs up with THQ for Insane games trilogy

    By 13 December 2010

    Excitement levels for Insane, the THQ published games trilogy first revealed at the 2010 Spike Video Games Awards, have been boosted by the news that Hollywood big shot Guillermo del Toro is on board for the franchise. Del Toro, director of blockbusters...

  • THQ uDraw brings drawing tablet to the Wii
    Gaming

    THQ uDraw brings drawing tablet to the Wii

    By 17 August 2010

    THQ has broken away from its traditional games launches to deliver a drawing tablet accessory for the Nintendo Wii. Called uDraw GameTablet, it will be a Wii exclusive, and while it will be getting a US holiday's launch, it won't launch until early 2011...

  • Win one of three copies of Metro 2033 on the Xbox 360
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    Win one of three copies of Metro 2033 on the Xbox 360

    By 7 April 2010

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with THQ to bring you the chance of winning one of three copies of Metro 2033 on the Xbox 360. Set in a post-apocalyptic world, Metro 2033 is based around the surviving remains of Moscow's devastated society, holding out in the...

  • Metro 2033 - Xbox 360   review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Metro 2033 - Xbox 360 review

    By 26 March 2010

    Set in a post-apocalyptic world, Metro 2033 centres around the surviving remains of Moscow's society, harbouring in the tunnels and subways under the city. Based on Dmitry Glukhovsky's book of the same title, you play Artyom, a happy go lucky (ish) chap...

  • First Look: Metro 2033 - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 0 out of 5

    First Look: Metro 2033 - Xbox 360 review

    By 19 February 2010

    It's the year 2033, 20 years since nuclear holocaust ravaged the earth, rendering the surface uninhabitable. When the city of Moscow raised the alarm, its citizens had 7 minutes to make it to safety and head to the only place strong enough to face both...

  • Darksiders - PS3   review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Darksiders - PS3 review

    By 11 January 2010

    If there's one thing Darksiders won't score high for, it's originality. Video game aficionados will have a field day spotting all the stuff it's stolen, and as a brutal, seven word summary "God of War meets Legend of Zelda" has things covered. The basic...

  • Project Natal: EA, Ubisoft, Konami and others sign up
    Gaming

    Project Natal: EA, Ubisoft, Konami and others sign up

    By 24 September 2009

    Microsoft has said that it has signed big name publishers like EA and Activision to create new games for it's yet to be released Project Natal. Talking at the Tokyo Games Show in Japan, Microsoft confirmed that publishers actively working on games for...

  • THQ latest to confirm Project Natal coming 2010
    Gaming

    THQ latest to confirm Project Natal coming 2010

    By 28 July 2009

    THQ boss Brian Farrell is the latest bigwig to confirm that Microsoft’s Project Natal technology will get a 2010 launch. Making the comments in an earnings report for the company, the CEO says the Xbox 360’s motion-sensing camera peripheral will be...

  • Red Faction Guerrilla - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Red Faction Guerrilla - Xbox 360 review

    By 5 June 2009

    The protagonist, Alec Mason, arrives on Mars and joins up with his brother Dan, who happens to be involved with the local resistance movement, Red Faction, and suffers an untimely death at the hands of the EDF. Mason swears revenge, and sets off on a...

  • Queen gets gold-plated Nintendo Wii
    Gaming

    Queen gets gold-plated Nintendo Wii

    By 21 May 2009

    We've seen plenty of "bling-ed" up products here at Pocket-lint, but I don't think we've seen a gold plated Nintendo Wii, well until now that is. Games maker THQ has decided that Her Majesty the Queen needs to get in on the Wii gaming action and therefore...

  • Legends of Wrestlemania - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    Legends of Wrestlemania - Xbox 360 review

    By 27 March 2009

    With THQ’s Smackdown vs. RAW series starting to feel as old as … a very old thing, it’s about time they took a twist on the genre. Hence this time, instead of the latest hulking sweaty grapplers, you’ll be able to take control of some of your...

  • 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand - PS3 review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    50 Cent: Blood on the Sand - PS3 review

    By 24 February 2009

    In these modern gaming days when every stage of development is obsessively covered by the press, discovering a title to be semi-decent only on release day is almost as rare as a decent full scale Sonic title. So imagine my shock when 50 Cent: Blood on...

  • WWE Smackdown vs RAW 2009 - PS3 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    WWE Smackdown vs RAW 2009 - PS3 review

    By 11 December 2008

    We’ve long been fans of wrestling on consoles, giving that unique combination of comedy fighting and multiplayer action, where literally anything can happen. But can the latest installation of WWE action on the PlayStation 3 deliver? Smackdown vs RAW...

  • THQ signs two famous actors to voice Wii game
    Gaming

    THQ signs two famous actors to voice Wii game

    By 9 December 2008

    THQ has pulled out the big guns and signed up two famous actors for its new Wii game. Equally potty Dennis Hopper and Billy Bob Thornton are both set to provide voices for Deadly Creatures - an action adventure game with a twist that is due out in February....

  • Destroy All Humans PS3 still on for Europe
    Gaming

    Destroy All Humans PS3 still on for Europe

    By 28 November 2008

    It seems that although THQ announced yesterday that the PS3 version of Destroy All Humans: Path of Furon had been cancelled due to "development issues", lucky gamers in Europe will still be able to get the title on their Sony consoles. Unfortunately,...

  • UFC fighter kicked out for not signing over THQ likeness rights
    Gaming

    UFC fighter kicked out for not signing over THQ likeness rights

    By 24 November 2008

    American kickboxer Jon Fitch has reportedly been been booted out of the Ultimate Fighting Championship after he refused to sign a lifelong licensing deal with THQ. The 30-year-old fighter has been fighting in the UFC since 2002, but became pretty dispensible...

  • THQ drops lawsuit against Activision-Blizzard
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    THQ drops lawsuit against Activision-Blizzard

    By 20 November 2008

    THQ has dropped its copyright infringement lawsuit against Activision-Blizzard. The legal dispute between the two publishers began when THQ said it believed Activision-Blizzard's box art for its upcoming game, Score International Baja 100: The Official...