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Many fans have been absolutely devastated to hear that some of THQ's franchises, such as Darksiders, MX vs. ATV, and Red Faction, have yet to find a buyer. But that doesn't mean they're out of luck.
When asked about the future of franchises that weren't sold off in our interview, former president, Rubin responded, "There will be a separate process to sell off the back catalog and IP. That process will take place in the coming weeks."
It looks like we'll know the fate of these franchises soon, but it's nice to know their fate hasn't entirely been sealed off.
Check out more on our interview with Rubin, where he discusses how passionate his teams were about making these games.
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I hope this allows Vigils new IP Crawler to come to fruition in some manner.
Koch Media needs to buy the Red Faction franchise. I can't think of anyone else working on it besides Volition.
I want to see another Red Faction game but more in the style of Red Faction on the Playstation. The destructible environments in that game rival some of the AAA titles of today!
That's awesome. Can't wait for these games to find a home
Anyone hella rich? I know no one would want to but you should buy some ip's then whatever money u make for merely owning it u could donate it to whatever developers you want and increase the quality of games as a whole (I know it wouldn't be much and I'm not saying that games are bad at all now but wouldn't it be nice if we didn't have to wait as long as we do for fixes?)
sell Darksiders to Platinum games for a dollar. They will make it into the best game ever. I mean, they made the Rising gameplay work when the Konami couldnt even get to.
As long as EA or Activicion do not get a hold of them I am happy.
No one ever mentions the Summoner games. Does THQ still own them?
I hope someone picks up the Summoner franchise and resurrects it.
Anyone else remember those games? I know newtraditionalist does.
Man, I'm just so sad about Vigil. I really wish someone (Platinum Games or Disney, preferably) would swoop in and purchase them and the Darksiders IP. The team clearly has promise, and there's no denying that the Darksiders IP could make some waves if given the proper resources and manages its budget a little better.