X

TheFeed

THQ Spinning Off Heavy Iron And Incinerator, Selling Big Huge Games

r_pad
Leave a Comment

Posted March 18, 2009 - By r_pad

According to Gamasutra, THQ is spinning off three of its internal studios. Two of them are set to operate as independent studios, while a third will shut down if a buyer is not found.

"Troubled publisher THQ has announced it will close Rise Of Nations developer Big Huge Games if a sale is not completed 'in the near future,' also revealing that its Heavy Iron and Incinerator studios will be spun off as independent developers."

Some of you might recall that the company had a particularly nasty quarter and is looking for ways to cut losses. It will be interesting to see how Heavy Iron and Incinerator will operate going forward -- particularly what relationships each can forge as independent studios. Depending on the asking price, it shouldn't be too difficult forTHQ to sell Big Huge Games; it's a buyers market and several publishers are using the economic downturn as an opportunity to acquire talented developers for future endeavors.

Source

Tags: Videogames
THQ Spinning Off Heavy Iron And Incinerator, Selling Big Huge Games
http://www.g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/694104/thq-spinning-off-heavy-iron-and-incinerator-selling-big-huge-games/
http://files.g4tv.com/images/blog/2009/02/04/633693592282207187.jpg
BlogThread_694104

ADVERTISEMENT

Blog Tags

g4tv.com
  • International Sexy Ladies Show: Messy Cat Fight

    Posted: January 27, 2010

    644,696 Views | 00:49

  • Sara Underwood's Naked Bike Ride

    Posted: June 22, 2011

    1,316,284 Views | 05:20

  • Laser Snake Robots, More Mars Rovers and BigDog Is Back

    Posted: September 25, 2012

    1,290 Views | 03:00

  • NBA 2K13 Launch Trailer

    Posted: October 4, 2012

    5,601 Views | 01:53

  • Casual Vomiting - Web Soup Investigates

    Posted: March 30, 2011

    7,570 Views | 02:52

AdChoices