Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: THQ

Darksiders II pre-order bonus, Summer of Death promo announced

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A Summer of Death promotion was announced to kick off the upcoming launch of Darksiders II. The first item up for grabs is a t-shirt, on offer to gamers who pre-order a copy for 360, PC, or PS3 and go through the process to redeem on the game’s Facebook page. Additional items will be named in the upcoming weeks but are said to include digital content and prizes for community members.

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Saints Row: The Third gets new DLC mission, Gangstas In Space

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Saints Row: The Third’s second DLC mission pack, Gangstas In Space, is now available for the 360, PC, and PS3. The upgrayedd—for that double dose—is available for 560 MS Points/$6.99 and follows director Andy Zhen’s foray into sci-fi, which features the Third Street Saints in a battle against invading aliens.

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Darksiders II gets Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop pre-order extras

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Darksiders II might be months away, but that isn’t stopping Amazon, Best Buy, and GameStop from trying to entice a few bucks out of your wallet. To get the pre-order bucks flowing, each is offering a unique in-game incentive, ranging from additional missions to celestial-themed panoply.

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UFC Undisputed 3 demo bashing about Live, PSN

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THQ has released a new demo for their upcoming brawler UFC Undisputed 3. The demo, available now on Live Marketplace and PS Network, pits current light heavyweight champion Jon Jones against current middleweight champion Anderson Silva. The trial also includes a Pride Mode rivalry match between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Wanderlei Silva, as well as mirror matches, so players can square off against a friend or AI using the same fighter.

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South Park: The Game finds sweet loot, new batch of screenshots

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THQ has released some new shots from the upcoming South Park role-playing game from Fallout: New Vegas developer Obsidian, South Park: The Game. Scheduled to ship later this year, the latest out of the Matt Stone- and Trey Parker-helmed series will see the kids adventuring about the town, battling nefarious red-haired foes and hippies protected by the ancient and powerful amalgam of colors known as “tie-dye.”

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Saints Row: The Third getting all kinds of freaky on store shelves

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Volition’s latest entry in the Saints Row series has hit store shelves for the 360, PC, and PS3. Saints Row: The Third continues the open-world hijinks with players leading The Saints, now a marketing brand going under the name Saints-Ultor Media Group, against their rivals for control of Steelport. The Deckers, The Luchadores, and The Morningstar are all vying for power, with victory going to the gang with the biggest crew and most guns. Or largest rabbit mask. Whichever.

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Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine – Exterminatus DLC up for PC, PS3

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Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine’s free co-op mode Exterminatus is now available to download for the PC and PS3. Xbox gamers will be able to download it “soon.” Exterminatus will be accessible through the main menu and allow teams of four to squad up as a Space Marine Tactical Marine, Devastator, or Assault Marine. Players will be able to kit out their marine with a customized weapon and perk loadout as they take them through the two dynamic-challenge-filled scenarios, Assault on Hab Center Andreas and Escape From Kalkys Facility.

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Homefront returning in 2014, courtesy of Crytek

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THQ has announced that Crysis developer Crytek will be taking a shot at the Homefront series for the next entry. Kaos Studios, developer of the original Homefront, was closed last June. The sequel is scheduled for release during the publisher’s fiscal year 2014.

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THQ reveals new set of Metro: Last Light screenshots

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THQ has released some new screens from 4A Games’ upcoming post-apocalyptic first-person shooter, Metro: Last Light. Sequel to 2010′s Metro 2033, Last Light picks up where the original left off with the player still living in the Moscow Metro and setting off on a quest to find the key to mankind’s survival.

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Space Marine eager to please the Emperor, launches for 360, PC, PS3

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Relic’s Warhammer: 40,000: Space Marine has shipped to retail for the 360, PC, and PS3. The third-person action title mixes melee and ranged combat as players take on the role of a hulking Space Marine sent to an Imperial Forge World to fend off an Ork invasion.

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