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THQ Acquires Budget Publisher ValuSoft

THQ has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of Minneapolis-based <a href="http://www.valusoft.com">ValuSoft Inc.</a>, a publisher and distributor of value-priced games and productivity software.

Game Developer, Staff

May 23, 2002

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The deal gives THQ new reach into the casual-gamer market segment that ValuSoft serves with low-priced software. THQ says that ValuSoft's expertise in distributing to this market segment will help it distribute its line of PC games in the $9.99 to $19.99 price range. "ValuSoft's ability to effectively manage short product development schedules and deliver high-quality products is unparalleled in the growing value segment of the market," said Jeff Lapin, THQ's vice chairman and COO.

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