Video Games Created by Champaign Company to be Sold
By Jim Meadows
Two video games created by Champaign-based game studio Volition are going on the auction block.
Game publisher THQ is putting the “Red Faction” and “Summoner” game franchises up for bid, as part of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy proceedings.
“Red Faction,” one of Volition’s most popular games, is up for sale on its own. “Summoner,” one of the game studio’s earliest products, is being offered as part of a package with other video games.
Initial bids are due April 1, and final bids required April 15. Court approval of successful bidders is expected in May.
THQ put Volition itself on the auction block last month. The studio, and its most popular franchise, “Saints Row,” were acquired by Koch Media.