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News: Grapple With the First WWE All Stars 3DS Footage

Grapple With the First WWE All Stars 3DS Footage

The ultimate warrior?

THQ's battle of the ages WWE All Stars is coming to 3DS, and we've got the first video footage below. Admittedly the game isn't the most visually impressive game we've seen on the console yet, but hopefully it can deliver in the gameplay department with 43 playable characters and brand new modes including survival challenge...

News: Wrestle With WWE All Stars on 3DS in November

Wrestle With WWE All Stars on 3DS in November

Bulging muscles in 3D

THQ's WWE All Stars on Wii was a decent attempt at an arcade take on sports entertainment, but despite the game launching on practically every format — even PS2 got a look-in — there was no portable port for Nintendo formats. That'll change later this year though, as THQ has announced WWE All Stars for 3DS. While you might...

News: de Blob Developer Blue Tongue Shuts Up Shop

de Blob Developer Blue Tongue Shuts Up Shop

This is sad

Australian studio Blue Tongue Entertainment — creators of the ludicrously enjoyable de Blob games — has been closed by owner THQ. The original Wii-exclusive adventure was critically and commercially well-received — it scored an 8/10 in our de Blob review — and the team moved on to produce a sequel for Wii, PS3 and Xbox 360. de...

News: After WWE All-Stars, Wrestlers Begin to Brawl

After WWE All-Stars, Wrestlers Begin to Brawl

Take it outside

WWE All-Stars took the wrestling game template and tore it up, but the newly revealed WWE Brawl looks like it'll take the template and body-slam it through a concrete block. New footage of the Wii game shows a street fight scenario where wrestlers have superhuman abilities, taking the All-Stars idea a touch further. Check out the video below and expect more details soon. WWE Brawl..

News: Darksiders II Launching in 2012 for Wii U

Darksiders II Launching in 2012 for Wii U

Up and running already, and looking good

Footage of upcoming third-party Wii U titles shown at E3 may have consisted of content from PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 games, but that doesn't necessarily mean the end products won't be able to look as good. Developed by Vigil, Darksiders II is up and running on Wii U and has been for about five weeks. THQ Core Games EVP Danny Bilson spoke to Eurogamer and..

News: THQ Cancels Saints Row: Drive-By for 3DS

THQ Cancels Saints Row: Drive-By for 3DS

Dry your eyes

THQ's Saints Row: Drive-By won't be parking on 3DS after all, as the publisher has announced it's no longer developing the title. The game was headed to Xbox Live and PlayStation Network as well as 3DS, but a THQ representative put a figurative bullet in its chances of coming to the console by confirming the game isn't in the works...

News: Work Out With Your Own UFC Personal Trainer This June

Work Out With Your Own UFC Personal Trainer This June

In a video game, that is

Ultimate Fighting Championship-licensed video games have traditionally been combat-based, but THQ's latest UFC title will be a multi-platform health and fitness game, focusing on providing high-intensity workouts. UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System features some of the world's most renowned mixed martial arts trainers like Mark DellaGrotte, Greg Jackson, and..

News: WayForward Drawing Up Spongebob Game for uDraw and 3DS

WayForward Drawing Up Spongebob Game for uDraw and 3DS

No more Mr Squarepants

THQ's uDraw GameTablet is causing quite a stir in North America where it's proved hard to find for many, and it's sure to sell bucketloads more once THQ's next title for the tablet, SpongeBob Squigglepants hits the shelves. Developed by WayForward – A Boy and His Blob, Shantae: Risky's Revenge and so on – the game will take a WarioWare Smooth Moves-esque approach,..

News: THQ Expects Wii & DS Markets to Have a Strong Christmas Performance

THQ Expects Wii & DS Markets to Have a Strong Christmas Performance

Publisher to offer "Great Games, Great Value"

THQ recently showed its support for Nintendo's upcoming 3DS but it's not forgetting about the Wii or the DS in doing so. Jon Rooke, THQ's UK Managing Director has told GamesIndustry.biz that the company is confident that the Wii and DS market will bounce back from slumps in sales with a strong Christmas season this

News: THQ Shows Its Support by Bringing Multiple Titles to the 3DS

THQ Shows Its Support by Bringing Multiple Titles to the 3DS

One of which will be a new brand

It's not only the gamers that are excited by the 3DS, it's the developers and publishers too. THQ has expressed its eagerness to supply titles for the handheld system by revealing various projects it has in store back at the E3 expo. Some were surprised to see franchises like Saints Row as one of the upcoming titles making it to the 3DS but Danny Bilson, Executive..

News: You Can Stop Waiting for Worms: Battle Islands on WiiWare Now

You Can Stop Waiting for Worms: Battle Islands on WiiWare Now

It's coming out on disc instead

It's been a long old time since we last heard anything about Worms: Battle Islands but we were expecting it to launch on WiiWare this month. Sadly, the downloadable service just got a little duller, as THQ has announced the game is on its way to Wii as a retail release. The game is now scheduled to release in November. AGOURA HILLS, Calif. - Delivering an arsenal..

Rumour: Nintendo Developing Two Titles for uDraw GameTablet

Nintendo Developing Two Titles for uDraw GameTablet

But what could they be?

Nintendo and THQ teamed up to create the uDraw GameTablet, the upcoming peripheral for Wii that offers gamers and families the chance to draw on their Wii. Currently only THQ has announced solid software plans, with Pictionary and Dood's Big Adventure confirmed for the peripheral, but there are already rumours surfacing that Nintendo is hard at work at software itself..

News: Nintendo and THQ Teamed Up on uDraw GameTablet

Nintendo and THQ Teamed Up on uDraw GameTablet

Mighty team unites

THQ's uDraw Studio created quite a buzz at Gamescom, but had Nintendo not stepped in the reaction could have been quite different. Director Luis Gigliotti of THQ spoke to Joystiq about how the original board earned the nickname "Frankenstein" among the team before Nintendo got involved: [The prototype] was a like bunch of lasers and mirrors and loose parts, it was wood..

News: This Video Wants You to Know uDraw Studio is for Artists Too

This Video Wants You to Know uDraw Studio is for Artists Too

David Kassan makes a masterpiece

THQ's uDraw Studio may have been revealed as an art game for all the family, but that's not to say it can't be used to create impressively detailed portraits when used by experienced and talented professional artists. American painter David Kassan got to grips with the uDraw GameTablet and uDraw Studio software at Gamescom in Cologne, and the results are undeniably..

News: THQ Brings Art Alive on Wii with uDraw Studio

THQ Brings Art Alive on Wii with uDraw Studio

Graphics tablet on the way to Wii

Over the years, many companies have tried to make enjoyable, engaging artistic products for home consoles, but for every Mario Paint there's Art Alive. THQ, however, is certain it's onto a winning formula with its newly announced uDraw GameTablet and uDraw Studio. Not just your standard graphics tablet, the press release for the GameTablet mentions tilt and roll..

News: THQ Teasing Innovative Wii Title for Gamescom

THQ Teasing Innovative Wii Title for Gamescom

Make that "very, very innovative"

Ian Curran, THQ's Global Publishing Executive Vice President, is a fan of the 3DS: this we know from his previous discussion about its anti-piracy measures. The company is supporting the machine with plenty of content, from de Blob to Saints Row 3D, but it's not leaving the current consoles behind. Far from it, with Mr Curran teasing a big title on the way for Wii..

News: de Blob 2 is Going Underground and Multiplatform

de Blob 2 is Going Underground and Multiplatform

Franchise increasing its spectrum of coverage

When de Blob launched on the Wii back in 2008, it proved to be a solid and likeable game with fully deserved favourable reviews. THQ has now confirmed some initial details on the upcoming sequel, entitled de Blob 2: The Underground for the Wii, DS, Xbox 360, and PS3. de Blob 2: The Underground will feature new friends, and new moves as players take on..

News: First Details of de Blob: The Underground Revealed

First Details of de Blob: The Underground Revealed

Nintendo Power gets first look at sparkly sequel

De Blob was pretty special: smart design, a great atmosphere and a huge amount of fun mark it out as one of the Wii's finest titles. When THQ announced it would be bringing the title back for a release in 2011 we all had a smile on our collective faces, and now the first small details have surfaced we're even happier. In development for Wii as well..

News: THQ Announces Big Beach Sports 2

THQ Announces Big Beach Sports 2

Includes five new activities

With summer just around the corner, it's about time that we're greeted with a plethora of sports titles. With Wii Sports Resort taking the limelight last summer, THQ hopes to kick things off with their sequel to 2008's Big Beach Sports. Developed by Jet Black Games, Big Beach Sports 2 sees gamers taking part in the annual Coconut Cup Championship which takes place on..