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Double Fine, Codemasters, former president Rubin, more seeking payment from THQ

THQ may be no more, but several parties have filed claims against the defunct video game publisher. The Kurtzman Carson Consultancy group shows Double Fine, Codemasters and even individual former executives Jason Kay and Jason Rubin are seeking financial compensation for unpaid obligations from THQ...

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THQ formally drops Farrell, Rubin, executive staff

THQ's storybook is down to the final pages, following the rising action of its dropping stock, and the climax of its bankruptcy at the end of 2012 and asset sale in January. Now for the falling action: THQ formally terminated CEO Brian Farrell, President Jason Rubin and Chief Strategy Officer Jason...

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Rubin: THQ could have survived, but made 'massive mistakes'

We know pretty much all there is to know about the dissolution of THQ, how its valuable studios and properties were sold off, while others were left to fend for themselves. We're pretty well versed on why it all happened. Now, former THQ president Jason Rubin has given MCV his opinion on why the...

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Rubin: Vigil's new IP meant 'even more risk' for potential buyers

Despite many of its major brands and studios being snatched up during this week's auction, several of THQ's intellectual properties remain unclaimed, their respective studios dissolving as a result. Among those unclaimed properties is the Darksiders franchise, which failed to garner any bids during...

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Important member of THQ family says goodbye (Rubin also pictured)

He came. He saw it sold off in pieces. He exited through the gift shop. "Not leaving @THQ without my personal effects. For the record, still #notembarrased," former THQ president Jason Rubin tweeted, flashing a memorable promo item from Saints Row: The Third....

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THQ 'back catalog' to be sold off in 'separate process'

THQ sold off much of its intellectual property, and existing catalog, yesterday in an auction. But what about all the THQ IP that wasn't included, like Darksiders and (why not) uDraw? THQ president Jason Rubin told Game Informer that other sales of legacy holdings will be forthcoming. "There will...

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THQ considering Linux and other platforms after Humble Bundle success

After the THQ bundle recently brought in over $5 million (split between THQ, charity donations, and "tips" to the bundle's organizers), the company's president Jason Rubin admits that he's looking at possible markets differently lately. Rubin's Twitter account says he "got the Linux message loud...

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Humble THQ Bundle ends, earns $5 million from 885,000 bundles

The Humble Indie Bundle's first decidedly non-indie bundle, the THQ Bundle, has come to its anticipated end. All told, says the organization, the bundle raised $5 million, split as buyers chose between THQ, charity donations, and the Humble Bundle group itself. The whole project seems to have been...

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Humble THQ Bundle well over $2 million, THQ president is top contributor

In just over 24 hours, the Humble THQ Bundle has brought in $2,386,749.04 (and rapidly counting), proving that any misgivings that some might have had over a non-DRM-free, Windows-only, less indie than usual Humble Bundle were trumped by the desire for cheap games – and charity, of course....

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Guillermo del Toro's 'Insane' franchise also out at THQ

THQ president Jason Rubin just announced that THQ game Insane is no longer in production. "We have decided not to pursue further pre-production on Insane, and have returned all of our IP rights to Guillermo del Toro," Rubin said. It is a project the embattled publisher is no longer pursuing, and...

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