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Nirolak
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(11-06-2012, 04:56 PM)
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https://www.google.com/finance?client=ob&q=NASDAQ:THQI

Note: If this value seems higher than before, remember that they did a 10:1 reverse split, so it's actually equivalent to being ~$0.16 before.

The company is currently worth ~$10 million, which is probably about a third of the budget of a single one of their games.

Last edited by Nirolak; 11-06-2012 at 09:58 PM.
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DUFFMCWALIN
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(11-06-2012, 04:57 PM)
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Smells like a perfect time to buy, right guys?
Slayer-33
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(11-06-2012, 04:57 PM)
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El diablo lol
iceatcs
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(11-06-2012, 04:57 PM)
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Nintendo will buy it.
CrunchinJelly
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(11-06-2012, 04:58 PM)
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'drops 46% and climbing' seems like a weird way to phrase it.
Interrobang
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(11-06-2012, 04:58 PM)
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Kickstarter Darksiders 3.
dragonflys545
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(11-06-2012, 04:58 PM)
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GG
Mpl90
Two copies sold? That's not a bomb guys, stop trolling!!!
(11-06-2012, 04:58 PM)
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2013 is going to be THQ's last year. At least, be alive enough to release the South Park RPG. :(
Emitan
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(11-06-2012, 04:58 PM)
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Saint's Row 4 Wii U exclusive.
grimshawish
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(11-06-2012, 04:59 PM)
Not unexpected. They basically boarded up the windows and unplugged the telephones whilst putting a sign on their front door proclaiming:

"Everything is fine. We'll be back in 6 months."

; and a for sale sign just above it.
herod
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(11-06-2012, 04:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by DUFFMCWALIN

Smells like a perfect time to buy, right guys?

Paging Brera
metalslimer
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(11-06-2012, 05:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by iceatcs

Nintendo will buy it.

Nintendo isn't dumb enough to blow their money on something that will lose them money. They should think about some IP and studio acquisitions (Darksiders?)

Oh and I said THQ wouldn't make it through the end of next year, well now I'm not sure they will make it through the middle of next year.
fabricated backlash
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(11-06-2012, 05:00 PM)
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I swear if they fuck up Metro LL I'm going Berserk.

This company is just unbelievable. I'm still pissed at them killing off De Blobs developers.
bluehat9
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(11-06-2012, 05:00 PM)
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where's brera?
SpinningBirdKick
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(11-06-2012, 05:01 PM)
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Just posted about this in the Darksiders thread.

Stick a fork in it, it's done.
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miladesn
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(11-06-2012, 05:01 PM)
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hope someone picks up CoH2 and Relic, don't think they will last till then.
Soka
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(11-06-2012, 05:01 PM)
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Nintendo, buy all those IPs right now. Do it. Right the fuck now.

Saints Row 4, developed by Retro.
Goldenroad
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(11-06-2012, 05:02 PM)
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I really don't even know what games they have on the horizon right now. Is that Saints Row 3 expansion/sequel still in the works? I know they canned that Insanity game and have said they are done with Red Faction. What's the next release THQ has lined up? It seems like it may be worth buying just as some sort of historical document.
Jtrizzy
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(11-06-2012, 05:02 PM)
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Couldn't Matt and trey or comedy central self fund the game and find a new publisher? I'd think they easily have 30 million laying around. You'd have to think the game will be successful enough to make their money back at least.
Takao
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(11-06-2012, 05:02 PM)
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$11 million? Let's start an IndieGoGo campaign to buy them.
Malvingt2
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(11-06-2012, 05:02 PM)
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are they done?
AniHawk
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(11-06-2012, 05:02 PM)
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i hope this is a clear sign to jason rubin to make more movie-games.
dwu8991
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(11-06-2012, 05:02 PM)
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EA presents WWE 14

Exclusive
Guerrillas in the Mist
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(11-06-2012, 05:02 PM)
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Somebody save Relic please.
ezekial45
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(11-06-2012, 05:03 PM)
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Damn, that sucks. I still remember their big press event proclaiming they're going to be an industry leader.
Phoenician_Viking
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(11-06-2012, 05:03 PM)
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Damn, thatīs ridiculous. Someone buy them and put them out of this fucking limbo. THQ is cheap by now.
metalslimer
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(11-06-2012, 05:03 PM)
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Originally Posted by Malvingt2

are they done?

What's going to save them? Darksiders was one of their last gambits and that underperformed big time.
Nirolak
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(11-06-2012, 05:03 PM)
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Originally Posted by ezekial45

Damn, that sucks. I still remember their big press event proclaiming they're going to be an industry leader.

At one point they were the third largest game publisher by revenue.

They've since ceded to position to Ubisoft and are sinking way down the chart.
miladesn
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(11-06-2012, 05:04 PM)
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it's 47% now actually.
metalslimer
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(11-06-2012, 05:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nirolak

At one point they were the third largest game publisher by revenue.

Shovelwhare emporium.
Neuromancer
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(11-06-2012, 05:04 PM)
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I really don't want this company to die. Jason Rubin I forgive you your trespasses against me, just save THQ (and Volition.)
iceatcs
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(11-06-2012, 05:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by metalslimer

Nintendo isn't dumb enough to blow their money on something that will lose them money. They should think about some IP and studio acquisitions (Darksiders?)

Oh and I said THQ wouldn't make it through the end of next year, well now I'm not sure they will make it through the middle of next year.

I'm sure Nintendo would love South Park, Darksiders, WWE and Saint Row IP.
Smiles and Cries
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here's a worthy cause.
(11-06-2012, 05:04 PM)
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Why could this not have been EA?

Scoop them up DISNEY!
Emitan
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(11-06-2012, 05:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by Billiechu

Saint's Row 4 Wii U exclusive.

But seriously someone please save this game. And South Park.
tw1164
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(11-06-2012, 05:05 PM)
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What are their debt levels like?
ezekial45
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(11-06-2012, 05:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nirolak

At one point they were the third largest game publisher by revenue.

They've since ceded to position to Ubisoft and are sinking way down the chart.

Yes, I know - but they made claims they would have an even bigger presence after their rebranding. I mean, what about their studio in Montreal working on the AC guy's new game?
davepoobond
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(11-06-2012, 05:05 PM)
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i think they're going to get bought out at this point and all their dev houses stripped off.
Mikor
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(11-06-2012, 05:05 PM)
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THQ has some great IPs under its belt. Saints Row and Warhammer 40k license could be worth some $$$. Real shame.
brotkasten
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(11-06-2012, 05:05 PM)
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To slightly modify the Darksiders 2 OT title: After the console war comes death.
Nirolak
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(11-06-2012, 05:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by tw1164

What are their debt levels like?

At least $100 million, but we're looking at a bunch of bad debt from licensing fees as well.

I'm not sure if that's been written off already though.

I think the $100 million is the only capitalized debt however, so that might be the only extra part someone who buys them would have to pay.

Originally Posted by ezekial45

Yes, I know - but they made claims they would have an even bigger presence after their rebranding. I mean, what about their studio in Montreal working on the AC guy's new game?

Well, I mean, Saints Row 3 was quite successful.

They just don't have the money to try and turn themselves around anymore.

The publishers who take up their brands and studios in the liquidation sale will probably be quite happy.
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Derrick01
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(11-06-2012, 05:06 PM)
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I hope someone good can save the south park game.
Kouriozan
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(11-06-2012, 05:06 PM)
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Wow poor guys.
I hope they won't die like that.
Keasar
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(11-06-2012, 05:06 PM)
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The only thing I can think about is poor Relic. They can just never catch a break. :(
maquiladora
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(11-06-2012, 05:07 PM)
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The past 5 years :



And the last 5 days :

Alrus
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(11-06-2012, 05:07 PM)
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Nobody will buy them outright, there's no point in doing that. Easier to wait till they go completely bankrupt then shop for their valuable IPs. Kind of like WB did with Midway.

THQ's fate is pretty sad considering they have a few successful brands and they still couldn't save themselves...
kms_md
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(11-06-2012, 05:08 PM)
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Why would anyone buy it now and incur its outstanding debt? They will be bankrupt soon enough and any valuable studios/IPs will be had for pennies on the dollar.

Edit - beaten by a minute
Neo C.
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(11-06-2012, 05:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nirolak

At one point they were the third largest game publisher by revenue.

They've since ceded to position to Ubisoft and are sinking way down the chart.

How did this happen? I remember the time when they made good profits with movie license games and lots of casual games. I understand the industry was tough for them (casuals moving to smart phones), but still...
OneLetter
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(11-06-2012, 05:09 PM)
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All I can say is :(

Wishing the best to my friends at all the THQ studios.
Jhriad
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(11-06-2012, 05:09 PM)
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Someone please save those IPs & studios. Particularly Relic & Volition.

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