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Warhammer 40K: Space Marine ships 1.2 million; publisher tops forecast with $146 million in sales, $92 million in net losses; new "exciting core title" to be announced next month..
http://www.gamespot.com/news/6343674...-nearly-double
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Is that 1.2 Million total on all platforms ._. (Can't check source on work net)

If that's the case, maybe they wanna lay off the 40K titles for a while :/
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Homefront takes the blame here (although I can't rule out red faction). What a disaster of a game.
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Homefront takes the blame here (although I can't rule out red faction). What a disaster of a game.
It really was. I played during the free weekend and at first it wouldn't connect me to anything and then on the last day I got into a game tried to play it and my mouse was sooooooooo unresponsive and my keyboard refused to work.... I then alt-tabbed out of it and deleted it...
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Homefront and Dust were both disasters. THQ really pissed off a lot of people with the From Dust DRM and similar DRMs on other games. Homefront was just terrible though. One of the most over-hyped games of all time.
    
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maybe screwing over people and doing P2P servers on Spacemarine pissed off a lot of people as well
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Homefront and Dust were both disasters. THQ really pissed off a lot of people with the From Dust DRM and similar DRMs on other games. Homefront was just terrible though. One of the most over-hyped games of all time.
Why do people ALWAYS confuse THQ with Ubisoft? What did I miss?

Ubisoft = horrible DRMs, does not care about PC

THQ = cares about PC, loves to use DX11 and other new, PC only tech
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Well I personally greatly enjoyed Space Marine ! Love 40k titles and this one did a good job on representing the Adeptus Astrates.
Now THQ makes good titles but they are not ground breaking! They need big stuff like Dragon Age, Diablo, Battlefield etc... Hope Saints Row The Third will be great!
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Well I personally greatly enjoyed Space Marine ! Love 40k titles and this one did a good job on representing the Adeptus Astrates.
Now THQ makes good titles but they are not ground breaking! They need big stuff like Dragon Age, Diablo, Battlefield etc... Hope Saints Row The Third will be great!
DA2 was not ground-breaking at all. Removing lots of features is a such a great thing of course(D3 and pretty much most recent games). Battlefield was eh, could have been loads better. "Big stuff" eh.. over-priced, over-hyped, and rehashed games brought to you by the lovely corporations (EA, Activision, etc) that are shatting on your face!

Waiting for new info on Stalker.
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