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They should have made homefront a /good/ game, then they would have shipped WAAAAYYY more copies... They spent way too much on marketing for such a mediocre game...
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Save yourselves any future cash losses and stop making Smackdown VS Raw games. Permanently. Because they suck. Sell your license to EA or someone else who will be up to the task of milking the WWE franchise for all eternity. Glad you're going bust, that's what you'll get for crap support for your even crappier games.

THQ and their fans blame it on the pirates, haha. Typical. What self-respecting pirate would waste his HDD space on this garbage?

And pirates have better aftersales (or after-give-out?) support than you morons ever will. I made the mistake of buying your garbage games (Red Faction I/II) during a Steam sale and am still looking at a freaking "Unable to find Red Faction II disc 1" error, you absolutely lazy bunch of imbeciles.
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That's the point. They didn't even make Metro 2033, they just published it and cashed in on someone else's (some Ukranian developer) hard work. And they're STILL losing money.

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All the noobs that keep blaming pirates for crap games not selling. I blame them.
It looks like you decide to read one line of the OP and mistake sarcasm for actuality. Calm down, bro. No one put the full blame on piracy.
 
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LOL THQ when was the last time they made a game that wasnt garbage? seriously? Im not a pirate at all but the fact that pirates would be blamed for something like this is ridiculous......if they made good games, then they wouldnt be having trouble......i mean come on THQ doesnt even have its own version of CoD where it can just reskin it every year and make 23589272689768927 dollars becuase consol kids are idiots.......unless you want to count the UFC and Wrestling games...but they havent been good since like.....1999
oh lets see, everything relic has made.
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I dont think THQ has had a decent game since the Wrestling games on N64.
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what about darksiders...awesome game imo...but i know thq just published it,it was made by vigil studios..........
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oh lets see, everything relic has made.
I'd say those are the only ones worth getting from THQ.

I know lots of people here were hoping for some amazing game from Homefront, but after seeing how poorly it did I'm glad I didn't listen to the hype people were giving it. I'd say that's the main reason they lost so much this quarter, hyped a game as much as CoD then had it crash and burn.

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what about darksiders...awesome game imo...but i know thq just published it,it was made by vigil studios..........
I liked it, but it was such a buggy mess for me that I couldn't get passed the first level due to crashes and random bugs stopping me from going anywhere.
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I'd say those are the only ones worth getting from THQ.

I know lots of people here were hoping for some amazing game from Homefront, but after seeing how poorly it did I'm glad I didn't listen to the hype people were giving it. I'd say that's the main reason they lost so much this quarter, hyped a game as much as CoD then had it crash and burn.



I liked it, but it was such a buggy mess for me that I couldn't get passed the first level due to crashes and random bugs stopping me from going anywhere.

why what happened...i did not encounter any kind of bug or problems..it was a fantastic port...and a sequel is already in works......
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When you release junk like Homefront, you can't wonder why you lose money.
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Read.

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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I havent ready the article yet, but Ill chime in based on what the quote said for right now. If its the pirates fault why are sale up. I work retail for the past 7 years. I have been watching profits drop, and sales rise for a few years now. People are still consuming and buying at a crazy rate. But yet companies are still not making money what is this. Maybe to many people have their hands in the corporate cookie jar IDK. But hey thats just my opinion.
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why what happened...i did not encounter any kind of bug or problems..it was a fantastic port...and a sequel is already in works......
I kept getting weird invisible wall glitches where I couldn't move forward and strange crashes. I bought it on steam so I figured it would have been patched but I guess not...
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