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THQ reported a $136.1 million dollar loss for the fiscal year ending March 31st, 2011. While the news does not sound good at first glance, it is actually $9 million dollars less than the previous 12-month period. The better news is that company sales are stronger, with the company shipping over 2.6 million copies of Homefront and the company acknowledging that Homefront will be a strategic franchise for the company moving forward, which we now believe officially confirms that Homefront will get a sequel (which we never thought was in doubt).
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If THQ bankrupts some day and Warhammer 40k sells out to EA or Activision, I will personally visit every single one of you, pirates and rip your hearts out.

And no, I am not blaming just piracy. They did release bad games.



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Edited by DjiXas - 5/4/11 at 5:27am
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This is bad! I sure hope they get back on their feet really soon!
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inb4piratesareevil
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Ya mee to...im a huge fan of dow series...and would like to see more of space marines adventures.....

Shame on all piraters....im with u bro.......
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THQ licence the rights to W40K from Games Workshop, they wouldn't be theirs to sell.
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Why blame pirates? Their last two games really did suck.

Hurrdurr. We released a lackluster game and noone's buying it.

Blame teh pirates.
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Originally Posted by DjiXas View Post
If THQ bankrupts some day and Warhammer 40k sells out to EA or Activision, I will personally visit every single one of you, pirates and rip your hearts out.
Yeah because its all Pirates fault? which it isnt unless you know exactly how many copies of games were pirated, and if those pirates were going to buy the games to begin, Just because you like a game/series doesnt mean everyone does
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THQ just has bad luck IMO, There are quite a lot of good games from them yet no one seems to buy them, And im one in a odd few that payed full price for homefront and thinks it is a great game.
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I'm confused, where in the article is the claim that the loss of money was due to pirating? Oh right it didn't.
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Hmm, from my opinion I can see why they haven't been doing that well recently. The only game that I've loved was Supreme commander, which they stopped publishing, and then SupCom 2 was crap.

The Warhammer games were quite good, but I'm not going to buy another unless it's very evolved and improved (I got bored).

They currently seem to have a lot of average franchises that appeal to only certain groups of gamers, they don't really have any very strong games at the moment (in my opinion) like other developers have that will sell bucketloads.

It's a shame they're not doing well though, I used to like them a lot in the past.
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