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FreeSpace IP bought by Interplay for $7,500

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 07, 2013 7:00am PDT

As companies continue to pick titbits from the carcass of THQ, walking skellington Interplay has bought the intellectual property for the zappy space'em up series FreeSpace. Oh gosh, avert your eyes my dear sweet young one, you'll cry when you read how much it went for: $7,5...

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"Why wasn't Derek Smart involved?? I demand a recount!.....or something...."

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Saints Row 4 E3 trailer exposes itself

By Steve Watts, Jun 06, 2013 7:30am PDT

Saints Row 4's E3 trailer has debuted ahead of next week's event, explaining the plot with tongue firmly in-cheek.

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"Nope. There might be some drops but even SR3 is basically skirting continuity with the first two ..."

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Saints Row 4 gets dubstep gun Collector's Edition

By John Keefer, Jun 05, 2013 7:30am PDT

Publisher Deep Silver is offering a new Collector's Edition for Saints Row 4 that should help players feel a bit more presidential when they enter the White House to battle an alien invasion on August 20. Come on, who doesn't want a dubstep gun?

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"the alt ending gangstas in space could be considered canon. but the interviews said they didn't ..."

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Saints Row 4 trailer blasts dubstep gun in 6 minutes of gameplay

By Alice O'Connor, May 09, 2013 7:30am PDT

"And I saw a dubstep gun and a Superpresident and mechs and aliens and and an-" people who saw the Saints Row IV demo at PAX East gibber, before you place a comforting arm around their shoulder and assure them yes, yes of course they did. But they really did, as a new six-m...

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"I want to watch this, but I think I'm in media blackout mode for this game. I already know it's ..."

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Saints Row 4 trailer shows off presidential powers

By John Keefer, May 07, 2013 7:40am PDT

We know the President of the United States has some executive powers, but a new Saints Row 4 trailer takes that phrase to a whole new level of absurd.

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"That looks like a hell of a lot of fun. It also looks like they got a bit of Crackdown in their ..."

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Saints Row 4 offers Commander in Chief edition

By John Keefer, Apr 23, 2013 9:00am PDT

Nothing says America like big guns, Uncle Sam and a bald eagle that launches rockets out of its claws. The only thing missing from the new Commander in Chief edition just announced for Saints Row 4 is apple pie land mines and baseball grenades.

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".. You get the stuff for free if you preorder. If you buy it after launch, you will have to buy ..."

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Saints Row 4 producer: overcoming THQ 'distraction,' and embracing its 'juvenile tone'

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 18, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Saints Row 4 was arguably the biggest game in THQ's lineup--before it collapsed. Now in the hands of Deep Silver, Volition senior producer Jim Boon talks about how the transition has (and hasn't) affected development of the super-powered open-world sequel.

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"Hey, somebody had to claim this niche, and let us thank our lucky stars it was Volition."

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Saints Row 4 cut ideas include Colbert as president, monkey-summoning gun

By Steve Watts, Mar 26, 2013 1:45pm PDT

Saints Row 4 has a lot of crazy elements, but its original drafts included even more absurd ideas: Stephen Colbert as president, a gun that summons monkeys, and more.

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"Well one of those would have completely destroyed Volition's image in the media lmao"

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Saints Row 4 preview: all the president's superpowers

By Steve Watts, Mar 26, 2013 8:15am PDT

A preview of Saints Row 4 from a hands-off press demo given at PAX East 2013.

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"This game looks amazing so far, but what I'm worried about is what they do next. A fresh coat of ..."

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Saints Row 4 not a reworked 'Dominatrix,' Volition says

By John Keefer, Mar 22, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Those concerned that the recently announced Saints Row 4 would be a revamped version of Saints Row: The Third or the cancelled expansion Enter the Dominatrix can rest easy. Volition says the game will stand on its own quite nicely.

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"You can always wait 2 months after the game's release and pay 20 bucks for it all."

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Saints Row 4 coming August 20

By Steve Watts, Mar 15, 2013 7:15am PDT

Deep Silver and Volition have formally announced Saints Row 4, which started its life as an ambitious Saints Row 3 expansion and has been blown out into a full sequel. It centers the head of the Saints, as President of the United States, fighting mind-controlling space alien...

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"Guys, I never dropped a word about this sort of thing in SR3. I loved SR3. I just said that "4" ..."

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THQ studios and games sold to Sega, Koch Media, Crytek, Take 2, and Ubisoft

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 23, 2013 12:30pm PST

In an auctioning process, THQ has sold many of its studios and upcoming games.

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"THQ bought them for $10 million and sold them for $26 million, thats a pretty good profit!"

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Saints Row: The Third 'Full Package' announced

By Steve Watts, Sep 24, 2012 11:30am PDT

THQ announced "Saints Row The Third: The Full Package" today, a set including the game and all its associated DLC.

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"A season pass is only 1 season. You need an all four season gold game of the year greatest hits ..."

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Shack PSA: Saints Row 3 gets free weekend

By Steve Watts, Sep 21, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Saints Row: The Third is getting a free weekend on Steam, along with a hefty discount for purchase.

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THQ drops Insane, rights returned to Guillermo del Toro

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 06, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Director Guillermo del Toro's video game is no longer in the works, THQ revealed in a conference call.

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"Though I have to wonder how much money THQ has left to fund games. The only big titles they ..."

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