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post #11 of 56
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Originally Posted by Laurifer View Post

wow, first GSC Game World and now THQ? Wasnt THQ publisher on the stalker series?

big big coincidence...

dammit! Who's next?

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edit: the more i think about it the more it makes me think if THQ was publisher for Stalker 2, maybe thats what forced GSC to close down as well. THQ essentially pulled their breast that was nursing GSC's Stalker 2 development, without funding from THQ, GSC died with them...
Pretty sure THQ was only on SoC. GSC did their own publishing after that.
    
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post #12 of 56
Just FYI THQ is also funding Metro...
     
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post #13 of 56
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Just FYI THQ is also funding Metro...

And Saints Row and my favorite WH40k
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post #14 of 56
THQ running out of money? No way...

What would make you guys think that? Like the huge marketing campaign for a game like HOMEFRONT which was HIGHLY ANTICIPATED but ended up being a total disappointment that fell waaaay short of its potential.

Crap like this is why they are running out of money.
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post #15 of 56
THQ is the publisher of Metro: Last Light. I have had it on my Steam wishlist for months now. Metro 2033 wasn't perfect, but it sure is a memorable game that sucessfully creates atmosphere. It's a game that stands out in many areas and it has kind of a cult following that is anticipating the release of the sequel.

I hope the guys who were fired get a job soon. They weren't all fired though, THQ continues smile.gif.
 
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darn, I was waiting for a (properly coded hopefully) system killer from Last Light. Oh wells.

Sucks for everyone who lost their job :[, hopefully other publishing firms scoop them up.
     
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post #17 of 56
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Sucks to loose a job just before Christmas... mad.gif

That is indeed really depressing. =(
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Lol, THQ is going to have nothing left, a friend lost his job when they closed their studios in Australia, I mean damn, they have what, less then five studios left now? There is now way in hell THQ is going strong redface.gif
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Nooooooooo, my Dawn of War 3 and 40k online and Homeworld 3 frown.gif
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Their games always look like crap visually. Never was impressed by their graphics.
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