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THQ announces Red Faction: Origins, a live-action movie pilot to debut on Syfy

Two Hour Live-Action Film Based on THQ’s Red Faction Video Game Franchise Scheduled to Air on Syfy in March 2011

NEW YORK, NY and AGOURA HILLS, Calif. – July 19, 2010 – THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) and SyfyTM, the premier destination for imagination-based entertainment, today announced a first-of-a-kind transmedia deal to debut Red Faction®: OriginsTM (working title), a two hour live-action movie pilot scheduled to air in March 2011 on Syfy. The story of Red Faction: Origins follows the lineage of rebel hero Alec Mason and the Mason family, set during a period between the critically acclaimed Red Faction: GuerrillaTM video game and the recently announced and highly anticipated Red Faction: ArmageddonTM video game, also scheduled for release in March 2011.

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THQ announces free PC copy of Red Faction Guerrilla with day-one purchase of Metro 2033 on PC in the UK

WOKING, Surrey – March 04, 2010 – THQ Inc. today announced that every PC format copy of Metro 2033™ purchased on launch day in the UK will come with the complete PC version of acclaimed third-person open world shooter, Red Faction®: Guerrilla™, in the box.

Metro 2033 is scheduled for release in the UK on March 19, on Xbox 360® and PC DVD ROM.

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THQ announces new DLC for Red Faction: Guerrilla

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August 25, 2009 – Following last week’s successful launch of the Red Faction®: Guerrilla™ Demons of the Badland DLC pack, THQ Inc. today announced details for a second downloadable content pack that will deliver destructive new multiplayer modes and maps. The Multiplayer Pack will feature two new modes, Bagman and Team Bagman, along with eight new maps, playable across all multiplayer modes. The Red Faction Guerrilla Multiplayer Pack will be available on September 17th on Xbox LIVE® for 560 Microsoft points and PlayStation®Network for $6.99.

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UK: Red Faction Guerrilla DLC Pack 1: Demons of the Badlands Available Today

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The first downloadable content pack for Red Faction Guerrilla is available to download on Xbox Live and Playstation Network today.

This singleplayer prequel puts players into the role of a young Samanya as she begins to drift away from her people, the Marauders and joins the Red Faction for the very first time.

Featuring a whole new area of Mars (Mariner Valley)three new missions, five new demolition masters, two transporter missions, a heavy metal, assault and house arrest mission this pack will keep players busy for hours on end. This pack also includes 8 new weapons and three new vehicles, including a walker.

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THQ reveals sales data for UFC 2009 Undisputed and Red Faction: Guerrilla

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As part of THQ’s earnings report today the company reveled some sales data for their mega hit UFC 2009 Undisputed and Red Faction: Guerrilla.

THQ extended its leadership in the fighting category with the addition of new multi-million unit title UFC 2009 Undisputed, which: has shipped more than 2.9 million units worldwide to date, was the #1 best-selling title1,2 in the US for the June quarter, was the #1 best-selling title2,3 from an independent publisher in the UK for the June quarter, and achieved an average Metacritic rating of 84.

THQ established its popular Red Faction® franchise on the Xbox 360® and PLAYSTATION® 3, with an average Metacritic rating of 85 and more than one million units shipped to date.

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THQ announces Red Faction Guerrilla DLC “Demons of the Badlands”

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…We’re proud to announce today, the coming of three download packs for RFG. The first of which – “Demons of the Badlands” – will feature a single-player mission arc that takes place in an entirely new Mars landscape outside of the existing expansive world.

“Demons of the Badlands” will be available for download on Xbox® LIVE and PlayStation® Network on August 13th for 800 MS Points or $9.99…

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Red Faction: Guerrilla – Smash and Grab Around London

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London public unleash their own strategic destruction to earn copies of a brand new video game

A car filled with over 100 copies of a brand new video game was left in busy central London areas yesterday, with passers-by encouraged to ‘smash and grab’ in order to celebrate the launch of Red Faction Guerrilla on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and get their hands on one of the first copies of the game for free.

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THQ Ships Ground-Breaking Open-World Shooter Red Faction(R): Guerrilla(TM)

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Volition, Inc.’s(R) Latest Release Empowers Players to Ignite a Revolution, Set Mars Free and Unleash Total Destruction

AGOURA HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 2, 2009– THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI) and Volition, Inc.® today announced the release of the highly anticipated, destruction-based shooter Red Faction®: Guerrilla™, now available worldwide for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. Powered by the Geo-Mod™ 2.0 destruction engine, Red Faction: Guerrilla is a 3rd person, open-world shooter, featuring realistic, physics-based destruction, a story-driven single-player campaign and a massive suite of innovative multiplayer options. Developed by THQ internal studio Volition, Inc., Red Faction: Guerrilla is now available for the suggested retail price of $59.99.

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Red Faction(R): Guerrilla(TM) Multiplayer Demo Now Available on Xbox LIVE(R) and PlayStation(R)Network

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THQ and Volition, Inc. Prepare Gamers for June 2nd Launch of Red Faction: Guerrilla with Explosive Multiplayer Demo

AGOURA HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May. 21, 2009– THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) and Volition, Inc. today announced the multiplayer demo for Red Faction®: Guerrilla™ is now available for free download on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®Network for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. Developed by THQ internal studio Volition, Inc., Red Faction: Guerrilla is a 3rd person, open-world shooter featuring real physics-based destruction, a story-driven single-player campaign and robust multiplayer options. The multiplayer demo features ten-player Damage Control, an explosive new mode that utilizes Volition’s advanced GeoMod™ 2.0 Destruction Engine, to add a new twist to traditional capture-and-hold, point-based gameplay. The demo comes less than two weeks before the anticipated June 2nd launch of Red Faction: Guerrilla on Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3.

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Red Faction(R): Guerrilla(TM) Demo Now Available on Xbox LIVE(R) and PlayStation(R)Network

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THQ and Volition, Inc. Set the Stage for Red Faction: Guerrilla’s Highly-Anticipated June 2nd Release with Destructive Single-Player Demo

AGOURA HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 23, 2009– THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) and Volition, Inc. today announced the single-player demo for Red Faction®: Guerrilla™ is now available for free download on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®Network for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. Developed by THQ internal studio Volition, Inc., Red Faction: Guerrilla is a 3rd person, open-world shooter featuring real physics-based destruction, a story-driven single-player campaign and robust multiplayer options. The demo features an action-packed single-player mission introducing the groundbreaking GeoMod™ 2.0 Destruction Engine, and comes just weeks before the June 2nd launch of Red Faction: Guerrilla.

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