Games maker THQ has its nose to the grindstone readying games for the next generation of consoles heading for a high street battle in 2006, CEO Brian Farrell said. “In a conference call to discuss THQ’s latest quarterly results, Farrell said the company’s Rainbow and Volition studios were already working on ideas for the consoles. “We still believe that the next generation will launch in 2006. That’s our best guess as of today’s date,” Farrell said. But he added that he couldn’t rule out an earlier launch date for either one, or both of the consoles. “We’re certainly preparing in the event that there is a 2005 launch,” he said.”
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