Double Fine Productions is interested in bidding on THQ or perhaps THQ's IPs.

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  1. Janthran
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    The original OP was corrupting posts so Janthran is now the OP.
    Troubled developer/publisher THQ was recently compelled to hear offers for individual pieces of IP (previously they had considered selling to Clearlake Capital Group). Another group then noted that DoubleFine (developers of Psychonauts and Brutal Legend and noted for being helmed by industry legend Tim Schafer) have been seen to be poking around although what their specific interest is in is unknown and quite hard to guess.

    http://uk.gamespot.com/news/double-fine-interested-in-thq-assets-6402301
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    Well everyone seems to have loved Psychonauts so they will probably love whatever happens to THQ if DF takes over.
     
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    What/who are THQ's IPs?
     
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    It's a shame that its come to this for THQ since over the years they have given us many memorable titles like Red Faction.

    I'm curious to see what will happen
     
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    I'd be interested to see what DF might do with an IP like Darksiders.
     
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    I know you don't care what I think, but what about what I don't think? Because I don't think you need to mention that every time you post some news.

    I honestly can't think of what IP Double Fine could want of THQ's. Darksiders is a frachise I would like to play, and my kids like the uDraw stuff, but other than that I can't really see a lot of interesting stuff in their portfolio. Most of the games they published are third-party licensed properties of companies like Disney, Dreamworks, Hasbro and WWE. Stuff like that isn't theirs to sell, though.
     
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    I want to know what will happen to the darksiders IP; I hope they can do last 2 riders as a game, that would be awesome.
     
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    Depends on how the Licensed Properties contracts were wrote actually. They may or may not have the right to sell the contracts to another publisher. With approval of said companies of course.
     

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