Welp, auction is over, here who has what:
Relic Entertainment -Makers of Company of Heroes
Winning bidder: Sega, $26.6 million.
Backup: Zenimax Media, $26.3 million.
THQ Montreal - Makers of 1666, Underdog, and South Park: Stick of Truth.
Winning bidder: Ubisoft, $2.5 million. No runner-up.
Evolve - (title in development at Turtle Rock Studios)
Winning bidder: Take-Two Interactive, $10.894 million.
Backup: Turtle Rock Studios, $250,000.
Volition, Inc. - Maker of Saints Row
Winning bidder: Koch Media, $22,312,925.
Backup: Ubisoft, $5.4 million.
Homefront License - Released 2011; due for a sequel.
Winning bidder: Crytek. $544,218.
Metro Series; due for the sequel Metro: Last Light.
Winning Bidder: Koch Media, $5,877,551
Backup: Ubisoft: $5.175 million.
South Park License; South Park: The Stick of Truth is due for release March 5.
Winning bidder: Ubisoft, $3,265,306
Still no news on Vigil, Darksiders, or the WWE license. If only Nintendo would buy Vigil and get them working on a Zelda game with Retro Studios... Anyway, I'm going to go cry in a corner since I'm the only one in the world who appreciates the Darksiders franchise. Here is THQ CEO Brian Farrell's letter to the employees left over in the sale.