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Activision Publishing, Inc. is an American video game publisher.
Addison is an incorporated town in Dallas County, Texas, in the United States.
Agoura Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California.
"." Houston Business Journal.
Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Washtenaw County.
Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; Alĭ ṣonak) is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States.
Asia-Pacific or Asia Pacific (abbreviated as APAC, Asia-Pac, AsPac, APJ, JAPA or JAPAC) is the part of the world in or near the Western Pacific Ocean.
Atari is a corporate and brand name owned by several entities since its inception in 1972, currently by Atari Interactive, a subsidiary of the French publisher Atari, SA.
is a Japanese video game producer and businessman.
An auction is a process of buying and selling goods or services by offering them up for bid, taking bids, and then selling the item to the highest bidder.
Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
Big Huge Games is a video game developer located in Timonium, Maryland.
Blitz Games Studios Limited was a video game developer located in Leamington Spa, United Kingdom best known for producing games such as The Fairly OddParents, Bratz, SpongeBob SquarePants, The Biggest Loser, and Karaoke Revolution.
Blue Tongue Entertainment Pty Ltd was an Australian video game developer founded in 1995.
Bratz is an American product line of fashion dolls and merchandise manufactured by MGA Entertainment and created by Breann Saulnier.
Brian Farrell is an American video game executive.
Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
Broderbund Software, Inc. (stylized as Brøderbund) was an American maker of video games, educational software and productivity tools.
Burlington is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States.
Business-to-business (B2B or, in some countries, BtoB) refers to a situation where one business makes a commercial transaction with another.
Calabasas is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, located in the hills west of the San Fernando Valley and in the northwest Santa Monica Mountains between Woodland Hills, Agoura Hills, West Hills, Hidden Hills, and Malibu, California.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
is a Japanese video game developer and publisher known for creating numerous multi-million selling game franchises, including Street Fighter, Mega Man, Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Ace Attorney, Monster Hunter, and Dead Rising, as well as games based on the Disney animated properties.
Carlsbad is an affluent seaside resort city occupying a stretch of Pacific coastline in northern San Diego County, California.
Champaign is a city in Champaign County, Illinois, United States.
Chapter 11 is a chapter of Title 11, the United States Bankruptcy Code, which permits reorganization under the bankruptcy laws of the United States.
Company of Heroes is a 2006 real-time strategy video game developed by Relic Entertainment and published by THQ for the Microsoft Windows and macOS operating systems.
Company of Heroes 2 is a real-time strategy video game developed by Relic Entertainment and published by Sega for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux.
Crytek GmbH is a German video game and software developer, based in Frankfurt, Germany.
Darksiders is an action-adventure video game franchise created by Vigil Games, now developed by Gunfire Games, which consists of some of the original members of Vigil.
De Blob is a platform-puzzle video game.
Debt is when something, usually money, is owed by one party, the borrower or debtor, to a second party, the lender or creditor.
Deep Silver is the video game publishing division of German multinational corporation Koch Media, based in Planegg, Germany.
The Delaware General Corporation Law (Title 8, Chapter 1 of the Delaware Code) is the statute governing corporate law in the U.S. state of Delaware.
Destroy All Humans! is an open world action-adventure video game franchise that is designed as a parody of Cold War-era alien invasion films.
Destructoid is an independent website, that was founded as a video game-focused blog in March 2006 by Yanier Gonzalez.
Digital Trends is a technology news, lifestyle, and information website that publishes news, reviews, guides, how-to articles, descriptive videos and podcasts about technology and consumer electronics products.
A distributed development project is a research & development (R&D) project that is done across multiple business worksites or locations.
DreamWorks Animation, LLC (more commonly known as DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Animation SKG, or simply DreamWorks) is an American animation studio that is a subsidiary of Universal Pictures.
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) is an American video game company headquartered in Redwood City, California.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience, or gives pleasure and delight.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
Evolve is a first-person shooter video game developed by Turtle Rock Studios, published by 2K Games and distributed by Take-Two Interactive.
GameFAQs is a website that hosts FAQs and walkthroughs for video games.
GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information on video games.
Gearbox Software, L.L.C. is an American video game development company based in Frisco, Texas.
The Great Recession was a period of general economic decline observed in world markets during the late 2000s and early 2010s.
A handheld game console is a small, portable self-contained video game console with a built-in screen, game controls, and speakers.
Heavy Iron Studios is an American video game developer, based in Los Angeles, California.
Helixe was an American video game developer that developed games mainly for Nintendo handhelds.
A home video game console, or simply home console, is a video game device that is primarily used for home gamers, as opposed to in arcades or some other commercial establishment.
Homefront is a first-person shooter video game developed by Kaos Studios and published by THQ.
Humble Bundle, Inc. is a digital storefront for video games, which grew out of its original offering of Humble Bundles, collections of games sold at a price determined by the purchaser and with a portion of the price going towards charity and the rest split between the game developers.
IllFonic LLC is an American independent video game developer founded in 2007 by Raphael Saadiq, Chuck Brungardt, and Kedhrin Gonzalez.
Incinerator Studios was an American video game developer, based in Carlsbad, California.
Intellectual property (IP) is a category of property that includes intangible creations of the human intellect, and primarily encompasses copyrights, patents, and trademarks.
Interactive media normally refers to products and services on digital computer-based systems which respond to the user's actions by presenting content such as text, moving image, animation, video, audio, and video games.
Jack Friedman (July 9, 1939 – May 3, 2010) was an entrepreneur, businessman, veteran of the toy and video game industries, and a philanthropist.
Jakks Pacific, Inc. is an American company that designs and markets toys and consumer products, with a range of products that feature numerous children's toy licenses.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Jason Rubin (born 1970) is an American video game director, writer, comic book creator, and Internet company founder.
Kaos Studios was an American video game developer based in New York City, New York.
Kirkland is a city in King County, Washington, United States.
Koch Media GmbH is a German media enterprise started in February 1994 by Franz Koch and Klemens Kundratitz.
A layoff is the temporary suspension or permanent termination of employment of an employee or, more commonly, a group of employees (collective layoff) for business reasons, such as personnel management or downsizing an organization.
A license (American English) or licence (British English) is an official permission or permit to do, use, or own something (as well as the document of that permission or permit).
In United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and United States law and business, liquidation is the process by which a company is brought to an end.
The following is a list of games published by THQ Inc.
LJN Toys, Ltd. was an American toy company and video game publisher in operation from 1970 to 1995.
Locomotive Games was a video game company acquired in 1997 by THQ which developed games for a variety of game machines and consoles.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Manufacturing is the production of merchandise for use or sale using labour and machines, tools, chemical and biological processing, or formulation.
Mass Media Games, Inc. is an American video game developer based in Moorpark, California.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Metro (Метро) is a franchise consisting of novels and video games, which began with the release of Dmitry Glukhovsky's Metro 2033 novel in 2005.
Metro: Last Light is a post-apocalyptic-themed, first-person shooter video game with stealth and survival horror elements.
Midway Games Inc. (formerly Midway Manufacturing and commonly known as Midway) was an American video game developer and publisher.
Minneapolis is the county seat of Hennepin County, and the larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States.
A mobile phone, known as a cell phone in North America, is a portable telephone that can make and receive calls over a radio frequency link while the user is moving within a telephone service area.
MobyGames is a commercial website that catalogs video games both past and present.
Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Nexuiz is a free first-person shooter video game developed and published by Alientrap.
Nexuiz was a first-person shooter developed by IllFonic and published by THQ for Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360.
Nickelodeon (often shortened to Nick) is an American basic cable and satellite television network launched on December 1, 1977 as the first cable channel for children.
OTC Markets Group, (previously known as "Pink Sheets") is an American financial market providing price and liquidity information for almost 10,000 over-the-counter (OTC) securities.
Outrage Games was a video game developer founded in late 1996 as Outrage Entertainment when Parallax Software decided to split into two studios (the other being Volition).
In business, outsourcing is an agreement in which one company contracts its own internal activity to a different company.
Paradigm Entertainment (previously part of Paradigm Simulation) was an American video game development company.
PC Gamer is a magazine founded in the United Kingdom in 1993 devoted to PC gaming and published monthly by Future plc.
A personal computer (PC) is a multi-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use.
Peter Pan and the Pirates is a video game for the NES published by THQ in 1991.
Pixar Animation Studios, commonly referred to as Pixar, is an American computer animation movie studio based in Emeryville, California that is a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios, owned by The Walt Disney Company.
PlatinumGames Inc. is a Japanese video game development company that was founded in October 2007 as result of a merger between two companies, Seeds Inc.
Playdek is an independent video game development company founded in 2011, based in Carlsbad, California.
Polygon is an American video game website that publishes news, culture, reviews, and videos.
In finance, a portfolio is a collection of investments held by an investment company, hedge fund, financial institution or individual.
A public company, publicly traded company, publicly held company, publicly listed company, or public corporation is a corporation whose ownership is dispersed among the general public in many shares of stock which are freely traded on a stock exchange or in over the counter markets.
Quebec (Québec)According to the Canadian government, Québec (with the acute accent) is the official name in French and Quebec (without the accent) is the province's official name in English; the name is.
Rainbow Studios Inc. is an American video game developer known for their off-road racing video games involving motocross bikes and all-terrain vehicles.
Red Faction is a series of shooter video games developed by Volition and is owned by THQ Nordic.
Red Faction: Armageddon is a third-person shooter video game developed by Volition and published by THQ in association with the TV network Syfy.
Relic Entertainment, re-branded as THQ Canada Inc. between 2004 and 2013, is a Canadian video game developer founded in 1997.
Saints Row is a series of open world action-adventure video games created by Volition and published by Deep Silver, that tells the story of a gang called the Third Street Saints; the title comes from the name of the district of the gang's home territory.
San Diego (Spanish for 'Saint Didacus') is a major city in California, United States.
Santa Clara is a city in Santa Clara County, California.
Sega Games Co., Ltd., originally short for Service Games and officially styled as SEGA, is a Japanese multinational video game developer and publisher headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with offices around the world.
A shell company is a company that exists only on paper and has no office and no employees, but may have a bank account or may hold passive investments or be the registered owner of assets, such as intellectual property, or ships.
South Park: The Stick of Truth is a 2014 role-playing video game developed by Obsidian Entertainment in collaboration with South Park Digital Studios and published by Ubisoft.
Sport (British English) or sports (American English) includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators.
A stalking horse offer, agreement, or bid is an attempt by a bankrupt debtor to test the market for the debtor's assets in advance of an auction of them.
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is an American video game holding company based in New York City.
Tampere (Swedish: Tammerfors) is a city in Pirkanmaa, southern Finland.
The Market for Computer & Video Games (short MCV, formerly The Market for Home Computing & Video Games) is a United Kingdom-based media brand which focuses on business aspects of the video game industry, including development, publishing, marketing and retail.
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.
THQ Nordic GmbH (formerly Nordic Games GmbH) is an Austrian video game publisher based in Vienna.
THQ Studio Australia was one of the subsidiaries of electronic game publisher THQ.
Timonium is a census-designated place (CDP) in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.
TNA Impact! (stylized as TNA iMPACT!) is a video game based on the professional wrestling promotion, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA).
The Toronto Star is a Canadian broadsheet daily newspaper.
A toy is an item that is used in play, especially one designed for such use.
A trademark, trade mark, or trade-markThe styling of trademark as a single word is predominantly used in the United States and Philippines only, while the two-word styling trade mark is used in many other countries around the world, including the European Union and Commonwealth and ex-Commonwealth jurisdictions (although Canada officially uses "trade-mark" pursuant to the Trade-mark Act, "trade mark" and "trademark" are also commonly used).
Turtle Rock Studios (formerly Valve South) is an American video game developer founded in March 2002 by Michael Booth.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".
Ubisoft Entertainment SA (formerly Ubi Soft Entertainment SA) is a French video game publisher headquartered in Montreuil.
The uDraw GameTablet is a gaming graphics tablet released by THQ for the Wii in 2010, and for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2011.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is an American mixed martial arts organization based in Las Vegas, Nevada, that is owned and operated by parent company William Morris Endeavor.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
VentureBeat is an American technology website.
A video game developer is a software developer that specializes in video game development – the process and related disciplines of creating video games.
The video game industry is the economic sector involved in the development, marketing, and monetization of video games.
Video game packaging refers to the physical storage of the contents of a PC or console game, both for safekeeping and shop display.
A video game publisher is a company that publishes video games that have been developed either internally by the publisher or externally by a video game developer.
Vigil Games was an American game development company owned by THQ.
Deep Silver Volition, LLC (formerly Volition, Inc.), doing business as Volition, is an American video game developer located in Champaign, Illinois.
Warrington is a large town and unitary authority area in Cheshire, England, on the banks of the River Mersey, east of Liverpool, and west of Manchester.
Wells Fargo & Company is an American multinational financial services company headquartered in San Francisco, California, with central offices throughout the country.
The Wii is a home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006.
The is a balance board accessory for the Wii and Wii U video game consoles.
The Wii Remote, also known colloquially as the Wiimote, is the primary controller for Nintendo's Wii console.
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., d/b/a WWE, is an American integrated media and entertainment company that primarily is known for professional wrestling.
WWE 2K is a series of professional wrestling video games that are currently developed by Visual Concepts and Yuke's, and published by 2K Sports.
2K Sports is an American video game publisher and a division of 2K Games.
38 Studios, LLC, formerly Green Monster Games, LLC, was an American entertainment and IP development company founded in 2006 by Major League Baseball pitcher Curt Schilling and named for his jersey number.
505 Games S.r.l. is an Italian video game publisher founded in 2006, and is a subsidiary of Italian company Digital Bros.
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