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THQ to auction off Homeworld, Red Faction, and other IPs

2:00 AM on 02.27.2013 // Hamza CTZ Aziz

Darksiders, Costume Quest, MX series, Destroy All Humans, way more

THQ sold off a majority of their biggest gaming franchises last month, and now they're ready to continue the process with some of their other big titles. THQ intends to sell off their remaining IP in six specific lots:

  • Darksiders franchise
  • Red Faction franchise
  • Homeworld franchise
  • MX franchise
  • Other owned software (Big Beach Sports, Destory All Humans!, Summoner, more)
  • Other licensed software (Marvel Super Hero, Supreme Commander, Worms, more)

The full break down of the each lot can be read below. Bids must be submitted by April 1, 2013, and final bids are due by April 15. Additionally, some of these bids will simply be over the rights to distribute games on specific platforms, as the overall intellectual property is not for sale.

THQ released a statement saying that they've "received more than 100 expressions of interest in purchasing various titles; consequently, a vigorous sale is anticipated." Hopefully these games find some good homes. 


Red Faction   Red Faction Armageddon
Red Faction 2
Red Faction: Guerrilla



Homeworld 2


MX Alive
MX vs ATV Untamed
MX Superfly featuring Ricky Carmichael
MX vs. ATV Alive Tournament
MX Unleashed
MX vs. ATV Unleashed
MX vs ATV Reflex
MX vs. ATV: On The Edge



Darksiders 2



All Star Cheer Squad
Elements of Destruction
All Star Cheer Squad 2
Fantastic Pets
All Star Karate

Frontlines: Fuel of War

Baja: Edge of Control

Full Spectrum Warrior 1

Battle of the Bands
Full Spectrum Warrior 2: Ten Hammers

Beat City

Big Beach Sports
Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights
Big Beach Sports 2
Lock's Quest: Construction Combat
Big Family Games
Neighborhood Games
Pax Imperia
de Blob
Stuntman: Ignition
de Blob 2
Deadly Creatures
Summoner 2
Deep Six
Destroy All Humans!
The Outfit
Destroy All Humans! 2
Titan Quest
Destroy All Humans! Big Willy Unleashed
Titan Quest: Immortal Throne
Destroy All Humans! Path of the Furon
Dood's Big Adventure
World of Zoo
Drawn to Life

Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter


Lot 6 - LICENSED SOFTWARE (buyer to pay any cure costs)

Costume Quest
Scripps Spelling Bee (Scripps)
Daniel X (SueJack)
Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Osborne House
Deepak Chopra's Leela (Curious Holdings)
Fancy Nancy: Tea Party Time! (Harper Collins)
Supreme Commander
Supreme Commander Forged Alliance
Jeopardy 2
The Biggest Loser
Journey to the Center of the Earth
Truth or Lies
Let's Ride Best of Breed
Vampire Legends: Power of Three (dtp)
Marvel Super Hero Squad: Comic Combat
Wheel of Fortune
Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet
Wheel of Fortune 2
Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet 2
World of Zoo
Nancy Drew: The Hidden Staircase
Worms 2
Worms Battle Islands
Paws & Claws Marine Rescue
Worms Open Warfare
Paws & Claws Pampered Pets Resort 3D
Worms: A Space Oddity
PurrPals 2
Worms: Open Warfare 2 (Team 17)
You Don’t Know Jack (Jellyvision)
Rocket Riot

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