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Download Voltron Defender of the Universe on PSN and XBLA
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Download Voltron Defender of the Universe on PSN and XBLA

When there’s a whole universe to defend, you’d better be a pretty big robot. Or, better yet, be a pretty big robot comprised of 5 pretty big lion robots. Think we’re joking around? Just ask Voltron, the start of the 1980s Classic Media cartoon as well as the recently relaunched series on Nickelodeon’s Nicktoons, Voltron Force. As if running two amazingly popular ...

Voltron Defender of the Universe on PSN and XBLA November 29
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Voltron Defender of the Universe on PSN and XBLA November 29

From days of long ago comes a legend — the Legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe! It’s a classic subtitle to a classic cartoon, since reborn on Nickelodeon’s Nicktoons network. Now, THQ is jumping in with the 1980s retro fun by launching Voltron: Defender of the Universe, a downloadable video game on PlayStation Network (PSN) and Xbox Live Arcade (XBLA) November 29th! Get ...

Voltron Double Blade
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Voltron Force Producers Bob Koplar and Jeremy Corray Interview

Coming this Thursday, November 3, at 8:30 PM, only on Nicktoons (anybody else have it memorized?), you can see an all new episode of Voltron Force (Episode 14: Form Green Center). In honor of this new block of episodes, as a special treat to visitors of ToonBarn, we were extremely fortunate to have the opportunity to speak with Bob Koplar and Jeremy Corray, who are responsible for producing ...

Nicktoons adds teams to Voltron Force
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Nicktoons adds teams to Voltron Force

Voltron already has the 25 years of history. The 5 (count’em, five!) robot lions. Classic Media, World Events Productions, and Nickelodeon’s Nicktoons. What else does the famed Defender of the Universe need to add notches to his franchise belt? How about t-shirts and swimwear, courtesy of the Bentex Group. Or maybe Halloween costumes from Rubie’s Costume Company. Graphic ...

Voltron Force and THQ form a game partnership
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Voltron Force and THQ form a game partnership

World Events Productions, Classic Media, and THQ are merging together to form something powerful. Sure, it’s not as cool (or as visually amazing!) as when the 5 individual robot lions merge to form Voltron, but the megacompanies are certainly holding their own when it comes to Voltron Force! Recently, they’ve come together to create video games basic on the classic Voltron: ...

Nicktoons and THQ combine to form Voltron Force video games
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Nicktoons and THQ combine to form Voltron Force video games

Mega-thrusters are go! Nicktoons has a good thing going with the upcoming Voltron Force series: a revisit to the world of the 1980s hit. Nothing the hype and impending success, THQ plans to jump aboard early, already coming forward to announce a line of Voltron Force video games to herald the franchise’s return. They, along with World Events Productions, hope to have the new game in ...

Fox has Rio fly to theaters April 15th
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Fox has Rio fly to theaters April 15th

Twentieth Century Fox has a lot on it’s plate. With all types of Ice Age related news on the horizon, their most immediate concern, Rio, steps out of the cold and into the Blue Sky … literally, via Blue Sky Studios. In addition to partnering with Toys R Us, THQ, HarperCollins, and Hallmark for a series of toys, games, books and cards, hype for the movie has begun to roll out with ...

THQ and Mattel are now the Masters of the Universe
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THQ and Mattel are now the Masters of the Universe

As if He-Man didn’t have enough to do! THQ and Mattel have joined in a multi-year pact bringing the Masters of the Universe to bring He-Man video games to fans around the globe. No specifics have yet been given on which platforms, or even which era of the heroes (the classic 80s toon, the Cartoon Network relaunch, something new, etc.) the video games will focus on, but its safe to say ...

THQ releases Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet the video game
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THQ releases Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet the video game

Super heroes have, for years, made for great entertainment; in comic books, in movies, in cartoons, and in video games. Marvel’s Super Hero Squad is one of the few examples that is so powerful, it’s had huge success in most all of those fields – or at least it will when all is said and done! THQ is there to help the cause, as it prepares the release of Marvel Super Hero ...

THQ and Nintendo Wii bring M. Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender to Video game land
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THQ and Nintendo Wii bring M. Night Shyamalan’s The Last Airbender to Video game land

With only another few months until the July 2 release date of M. Night Shyamalan’s The Last Airbender movie, it was only a matter of time before the official video game companion was revealed. In steps THQ and Nintendo, working together on exclusive games for the Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, and Nintendo DSi systems, hitting stores just days before the Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon ...

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iNick – apps for the iPhone and iTouch (that iWant!)

Nickelodeon will be hooking iPhone and iTouch owners up this year, as it launches some applications. SpongeBob SquarePants Atlantis Treasures, a THQ game, came out this past week. A Dora the Explorer app, planned for a March release, will challenge gamers to match, count, and spell their way to the high scores. SpongeBob’s Wacky Walk and Shockwave’s Daily Jigsaws-To-Go will hit the ...

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Avatar: The Last Airbender: Into the Inferno – out tomorrow!

In just a few hours now, Aang’s latest adventure on the Nintendo Wii, Avatar: The Last Airbender Into the Inferno, will be available in stores near you.  THQ, the company in charge of the game, has this to say about the upcoming title: “When the Fire Nation devises a plot to use the power of Sozin’s Comet to rain devastation on the rest of the world, the fate of the world lies ...

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