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Fate of WWE’s video game license unknown



THQ – the video game publisher for WWE – has been dissolved and the
company is no more according to a letter to its employees by the CEO and
President. “If you are an employee of an entity that is not included in
the sale, we regret that your position will end,” said the letter.
Different companies have acquired different assets of THQ, which filed for
bankruptcy last year. The assets were sold yesterday in an auction and
attracted companies such as SEGA, Take-Two, Ubisoft and others. One thing
which still there’s no news on is the WWE license. WWE is owed around $45
million as a creditor and is the single most valuable license that THQ was
in possession of. The future home for WWE video games has yet to be
disclosed and it’s not known if it was sold during the auction or will be
sold separately.

(thanks to Colin Vassallo)

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5 Responses

  1. jim says:

    Ea buy this please

  2. Chris James says:

    Take Two has purchased it. Not sure how much but ign has the official scoop.

  3. Skeeter Valentine says:

    Take two freaking sucks

  4. VK Badstreet says:

    Why hasn’t WWE with the money they have, just started to produce their stuff in house?

  5. Will Henderson says:

    so it’s a chapter 7 bankruptcy for THQ.

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