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Humble THQ Bundle includes Company of Heroes, Metro 2033 and more

Humble THQ Bundle includes Company of Heroes, Metro 2033 and more

If you know anything about the Humble Bundle, it's that you can get a bundle of great games for whatever you want to pay for them. It's arguably one of the best business models there is, and taking a donations approach instead of a fixed price opens the gates for greater revenue. THQ is one game studio that needs revenue, so they've decided to throw together a Humble Bundle of their own.

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NPD: Darksiders II sold 247k copies in August, takes top software spot

NPD: Darksiders II sold 247k copies in August, takes top software spot

NPD has released its sales statistics for the US video game market in August, and Darksiders II has taken the software crown. That's in a month where every category tumbled year-over-year, with total software sales falling by a significant 20% to $515.6 million. The decline in software sales didn't sting as much, with that number only dropping 11% year-over-year before resting at $252.8 million for the month.

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South Park: The Game delayed until 2013

South Park: The Game delayed until 2013

Bad luck if you you were hoping to get South Park: The Game for Christmas, as the anticipated title becomes the latest in a string of high-profile games to be delayed into 2013. THQ buried the news in its fiscal 2012 financial results, pushing the release date back from the second half of 2012, as original intended, to last quarter of the 2013 financial year, which means sometime between January 1 and March 31 2013.

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THQ announces layoffs, reduces Warhammer ambitions

THQ announces layoffs, reduces Warhammer ambitions

Video game publisher THQ announced today that is has decided to hand pink slips to 118 of its employees across two studios. In the same breath, the company said its upcoming new entry in the Warhammer 40K series, one of its most profitable, will not be a massively multiplayer online game as it originally promised. Instead, it will focus more heavily on a single-player aspect.

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THQ developer approves of Xbox 720 banning pre-owned games

THQ developer approves of Xbox 720 banning pre-owned games

There is a growing amount of speculation that the next generation of Xbox consoles will know if a game is pre-owned and will prevent it from being played. This is causing a lot of anger from the gaming community at large, as you might imagine. But for the people who make games, it is seen as a boon to the industry, especially one Jameson Durall.

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