Saints Row IV Announced!

Deep Silver have announced that Saints Row IV will be out on 23rd August 2013, for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360!

Saints Row IV

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Metro: Last Light Due on 17th May

Metro: Last Light is to be released by new publisher Deep Silver on the 14th May (Americans) and  for the rest of us, on the 17th May 2013!

Metro: Last Light

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teamPixel and Indiegogo to Save Homeworld?

During the news about THQ’s assets having been sold at auction yesterday, there was no word of the Homeworld franchise.

Rob Santos, lead developer at teamPixel, enquired about the series and whether it would appear at auction, but was told that Homeworld is part of a “legacy assets bucket” and not yet up for sale.  So for now, teamPixel are holding an Indiegogo campaign called Save Homeworld!

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THQ Files for Bankruptcy

As reported by gameranx.com, THQ has now filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 11.

All studios remain open, with projects still in development at this time to continue as planned.

Chapter 11 is a chapter of the United States’ Bankruptcy Code, and is used to permit reorganisation, rather than liquidation which is normally governed by Chapter 7.

The Humble THQ Bundle

THQ have teamed up with The Humble Bundle to create The Humble THQ Bundle, containing seven games starting at a price of just $1!

The bundle includes: Darksiders, Metro 2033, Red Faction: Armageddon, Company of Heroes, Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts and Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor, with Saints Row: The Third available for those who pay over the average price, currently $5.57.

As usual with The Humble Bundle, contributions can be made to charity: the American Red Cross and Child’s Play.

 

Black Ops II’s Midnight Launch and Other Things

Call of Duty: Black Ops II launches across the UK at midnight tonight!

Treyarch have already posted the security and enforcement policy for Black Ops II, listing the offenses which result in temporary and/or permanent bans for offenders.  (more…)

THQ Face Bankruptcy Threat

THQ appear under threat of bankruptcy again, following second quarter losses of $21 million yesterday, and a fall in share price of nearly 50% today.

Development is ongoing for South Park: The Stick of Truth, Company of Heroes 2 and Metro: Last Light, with release dates having been pushed back to avoid low quality releases which would further harm THQ’s reputation.

Halo 4 and Other Things

Halo 4 was released this morning, exclusively for the Xbox 360.  The story picks up four years following the events of Halo 3, with Master Chief now shipwrecked and facing new enemies..

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