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  • Blog Post: Homeworld HD Reborn As Deluxe Remastered Set

    Originally, Gearbox's plan was to create HD versions of the classic space strategy games Homeworld and Homeworld 2. Now, the project has grown into something more ambitious. Today, Gearbox revealed Homeworld Remastered, a set of games to be released digitally and physically, including classic versions... More
  • Blog Post: Gearbox Working On Two New Next-Gen Franchises, Chances To Join Beta

    At their PAX 2013 panel, Gearbox revealed that it is working on two next-generation new properties. Those planning to buy into a high-definition stream of the upcoming Gearbox Community Day can guarantee their spot in a beta for one of them. The event is coming up on Saturday, September 14, 2013. It... More
  • Blog Post: Gearbox Announces Homeworld HD Remakes

    During Gearbox's panel at PAX Australia , the studio announced plans to remake Homeworld and its sequel and release them on Steam. Gearbox acquired the rights to the Homeworld series when THQ auctioned off the rights to all of its franchises and licenses. According to Gearbox president Randy Pitchford... More
  • Blog Post: The Future Is Hazy For Darksiders, Red Faction, And Other IPs Acquired By Nordic Games

    Yesterday, Game Informer had the opportunity to interview Nordic Games Publishing about the acquisition of almost all remaining THQ intellectual properties . During our interview, we asked about the publisher's plans for the future of some of the biggest franchises now in Nordic's hands. There... More
  • Blog Post: 'We've Been In Conversation With THQ Since January,' Says Nordic Games CEO

    Yesterday's announcement regarding the second of THQ's intellectual property auctions yielded surprising results. Not only did Gearbox take home fan favorite real-time strategy franchise Homeworld , but out of seemingly nowhere came Nordic Games Publishing to scoop up almost everything else.... More
  • Blog Post: THQ Auction Results: Nordic Games Publishing Purchases Most, Homeworld to Gearbox

    [Update] Thanks to the official court filing, we now have additional information about how the bidding process was concluded. Nordic Games Publishing did not bid piecemeal on the IPs they eventually acquired. Rather, their accepted bid of $4.9 million was for "substantially all the IP." Given... More
  • Blog Post: Gearbox Acquires Homeworld From THQ

    The first news of the THQ intellectual property auction is trickling in. Gearbox has just announced via its forums that they have acquire the Homeworld series. The following statement was issued, and should give fans of the franchise hope. Gearbox Software has prevailed as the highest bidder in the acquisition... More
  • Blog Post: Who Do You Hope Bought THQ's Remaining IPs?

    Today's THQ news revealed a little more about the company's financial dealings, but on Monday we'll be getting a full rundown of which studios have purchased THQ's remaining IPs. Where do you want to see each series end up? You can find a full rundown of which franchise were available... More
  • Blog Post: THQ Prepares To Sell Its Last Few Intellectual Properties

    THQ sold off most of its larger assets with its Chapter 11 case earlier this year, but there are still a few leftover properties that THQ is ready to sell off including Darksiders, Red Faction, and Worms, among others. THQ will open up the bidding on April 1, and shut it down on April 15. There are six... More
  • Blog Post: Independent Studio Seeks Funding To Save Homeworld License

    THQ's demise is one of the biggest stories in the industry this week. As we watched many of its precious licenses and studios being sold off, we wondered about the future of some franchises. And we're not the only ones, studios are also taking notice. One independent studio, Team Pixel, wants... More
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