THQ


Founded in 1990-04
Closed in 2013-10-23
Status: dead
aka(s): TH*Q, T*HQ

Full name: Toy Headquarters

Founded as Trinity Acquisition Corporation in 1989

Website: www.thq.com/

Filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy on 2012-12-19.

Liquidation: (some may have not been fulfilled)
* Relic Entertainment sold to Sega
* Volition and Metro publishing rights sold to Koch Media (Deep Silver)
* Homefront franchise sold to Crytek
* Take-Two bought rights to a game under working title Evolve
* THQ Montreal and publishing rights to Southpark sold to Ubisoft

Darksiders, Homeworld, Red Faction and Destroy All Humans! are yet to be sold.

It is known for Age of Empires, Alone in the Dark, Altered Beast, Banjo-Kazooie, Battle Arena Toshinden, Broken Sword, Colin McRae Rally, Columns, Company of Heroes, Crazy Taxi, Croc series, Darius, Darksiders, Dawn of War, Destroy All Humans, Destruction Derby, Devil Dice, Dragon's Lair, Kick Off, Let's Ride!, Madden NFL, Megami Tensei, Micro Machines, MotoGP, MX vs ATV, NBA Live, Persona, Phantasy Star, Prison Tycoon, Puyo Puyo, Red Faction, Road Rash, S.T.A.L.K.E.R., Saints Row, Shining, Shinobi, Sonic the Hedgehog, Space Channel 5, STRIKE, Summoner, Super Monkey Ball, Supreme Commander, Tak, Takeda, Tetris, Titan Quest, Turrican, Virtua Tennis, Viva Piñata, Worms

Releases per year

-1
19901
199112
199218
199314
19946
19956
199617
199718
199817
199933
200045
200164
200274
200376
200458
200567
200682
200787
200850
200954
201037
201136
201219
20131
20151
20162
TBA 2
898 video games with valid date were considered (98.2%)

Gametypes frequency

Top platforms

GBA 140
Windows 102
PS2 94
Wii 69
Nintendo DS 64
Xbox 55
GameCube 50
X360 50
GBC 46
PS 45
PS3 35
GB 31
SNES 23
PSP 19
N64 18