Submitted by Gekko 1025d ago | news

THQ considering developing for Linux following success of Humble Bundle

After making more than $5 million in the THQ Humble Bundlle (which a portion of will have gone to charity) THQ are considering developing for the Linux OS.

While the THQ bundle was extremely successful it did spark a little debate from those who were used to most the games in previous bundles to be DRM free and available on Mac and Linux also. Well, the sound of a million GNU-lovers (that sounds wrong) has reached THQ's ear.

Cheshire Theyain tweeted to THQ's president Jason Rubin "can you guys consider doing some games for Linux? I know it seems a small market, but look at what Valve is doing." which got the response "Got the Linux message load and clear via #HumbleBundle feedback. Evaluating cost/benefit as we speak." (Jason Rubin, PC, The Humble THQ Bundle, THQ)

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MultiConsoleGamer  +   1026d ago
This really has more to do with the Steam Box than anything else.
shutUpAndTakeMyMoney  +   1026d ago
what? quiet.. So it has to do with a console/pc that hasn't been seen and not the millions od dollars from the humble bundle? ok..
whoyouwit04  +   1026d ago
I hope So I have a Linux Ubuntu PC as well as a mac and windows but it would be nice to see some AAA games on Linux seeing how I use it about 70% more then I do windows or mountain lion, were in the hell do they get these names?

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