They filed Chapter 11.
The Escapist : News : Lenders Object to THQ Bankruptcy Sale
and now this:
THQ to be auctioned off title-by-title - Gameplanet New Zealand
I got Metro 2033 for free when they offered it. It was a great marketing tactic to get people to buy the sequel that will be released in the near future. This worked on me and I will be buying to support. Now I hope that the Metro title isn't purchased by the wrong company...