The uDraw Is Completely Dead To THQ

The uDraw Is Completely Dead To THQ
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Blaming the poor sales of the uDraw tablet on a dismal third quarter of 2012, THQ has officially halted production on the device and has plans to eliminate existing stock through retail channels. Hey, isn’t Valentine’s Day coming up?

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  • Shouldn’t that be 2011? Actually, the whole first half of the first sentence reads clumsily to me. Anyway… I don’t think this surprises anyone. I didn’t see any real excitement or desires from anyone about this product. Lame attempt to cash-in on the tablet-esque nature of the product.

    • Hmm, I’m not sure what financial year he means. If it was a typical June 30 Financial year, 3rd qtr would be finishing in March. Unless THQ run on a 30 March Financial year, then December would mark the end of their 3rd qtr.

  • I’ve already seen them dropping to $40… but you know what, if i see it drop to $20, i might pick one up for my ps3 or 360 😛

    • I got my daughter one for Christmas and she loves it. It’s a bit awkward for right-handers though because you have to keep the ‘A’ button held down to draw. Serious oversight considering the majority of the population is right-handed. 😛

  • My wife and i got one of these mainly for pictionary and it is quite good has a few issues with picking up your fingers when you draw in finger paint mode. but other than that it is a bit of fun…. My wife will be quite sad to hear about this.

  • Has anyone hacked these things for use on pc, ala a wacom? I have no idea what it’s pressure sensitivity would be like but probably nowhere near as good as a cheap Bamboo.

  • Trying to sell these things is such a paaaain. They should all be incinerated, not “eliminate[d] … through retail channels”.

    • If they can keep up the Saint’s Row goodness, bring back Company of Heroes (and not a browser game, please!), and if Darkstalkers 2 is as good as it looks (really enjoyed the first one), THQ isn’t dead to me. But thats a lot of ifs.

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