THQ Buys Big Huge Games

Agoura Hills-based THQ said this morning that it plans to acquire Big Huge Games, a developer of role playing games. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Big Huge Games employs 100 people in timonium, Maryland, and develops RPG games for the Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3, and Windows PCs; the firm is currently developing a new RPG title for THQ on those platforms. THQ said that Big Huge Games will become a wholly owned subsidiary of THQ, and the management and employees of the firm will continue with the company.