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[EG] THQ Abandons Red Faction Franchise.

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THQ has pulled the plug on its Red Faction franchise following poor sales of RF: Armageddon.
Terrible.
Just terrible.

I still have my copy of the original Red Faction which still holds up today.
Way head of it's time.
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The Reason Armageddon failed was because it wasn't a sandbox. Putting major things like that in Guerrilla only to remove it in the sequel is asking for poor sales.
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i still havent playerd any of them, but i've heard they are pretty good
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I loved the geomod in the original. Definitely a fun thing to play with.
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The Reason Armageddon failed was because it wasn't a sandbox. Putting major things like that in Guerrilla only to remove it in the sequel is asking for poor sales.
Sorry, but I found guerrilla sickeningly boring and repetitive after about 30 minutes.
By the end of the first area I was bored. I have yet to meet someone who made it through the second area without giving up from said boredom.

But you are correct, you cant take the ONLY thing a game has that makes it worth playing and remove that.
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I have yet to meet someone who made it through the second area without giving up from said boredom.
Hi there, nice to meet you. Now you have met someone. Great game. Too bad you didn't like it. It was really good by the end.
    
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God I love the first one.... Think I have about three copies of it lol....
This makes me sad, but maybe its time.... I don't know yet, I'll have to play the new one before I can say for sure.
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That's what they get for removing the sandbox.

A bloody shame it is.
Edited by Siegfried262 - 7/27/11 at 8:33pm
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I was one of the ones that when they switched to 3rd person I was done.

So bye bye RF, it was time for you to go.
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Sorry, but I found guerrilla sickeningly boring and repetitive after about 30 minutes.
By the end of the first area I was bored. I have yet to meet someone who made it through the second area without giving up from said boredom.

But you are correct, you cant take the ONLY thing a game has that makes it worth playing and remove that.
I agree. I bought it used for Xbox 360 and it was a terribly boring game.
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