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Have to agree here. They more than made up for it with Saints Row 3.

It's like when people call Rockstar a "bad pc developer" despite only one out of all of their games being hit and miss on PC.

We can all agree that GTA 4 on PC was horrible, right? Because that's what I got out of it.
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post #22 of 38
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I thought 4A was independent, no?

That's what I thought as well, but I guess THQ had more money invested than just publishing rights.
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post #23 of 38
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Voting with your wallet only works if you're voting against something. What Volition did with SR2 was 5-6 years ago, and they acknowledged it - AND they stopped doing it. I would totally agree with you if SR3 ran like trash as well, but it doesn't.

Yeah, voting with your wallet only really works on a game by game basis...unless you simply refuse to buy something from an entire publisher due to the publisher's actions. If not many people buy the second game in a series...they will know to change for the third...if there is a third. If you see or read about the changes and you like them; then you buy it.

Some times it takes a long time to clean out the bad taste in your mouth though...like I still haven't played Skyrim because of the horrible experience with Oblivion. When I see it on a Steam sale for $10 I probably will pick it up, but nothing short of that would get me to own it.


It is going to seem so weird not to have the THQ logo on these games now.
Edited by Vagrant Storm - 1/24/13 at 12:04pm
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Good news, really looking forward to the next Metro. Started SR3 coop on computer, it was a lot of fun, friend just bailed and haven't played it since.

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Because this is OCN. Everyone has to be boycotting something.....

I think you're right.

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I'm boycotting boycotts. Wait a second... rolleyes.gif

I'm boycotting ants, do you want ants? Because that's how you get ants!
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Is there any other news on the THQ buyouts?

I'm intrigued to know whats happening with Company of Heroes 2

Anyway, I don't really know the company that has bought Metro and Saint Rows, except that Dead Island was pretty terrible, but it's not EA, so I'm happy, maybe the skilled programmers from their newly acquired franchisers will add value to their company with future projects
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Very hopefull for SR4. I got SR2 after seeing early stuff on SR3. I barely made it threw SR2, that was crap, and I nearly backed away from SR3. So glad I didn't though. I absolutely love that game. I have more playtime on that game according to Steam than anyother game I have on Steam.
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I liked Saints Row The Third and I look forward to the fourth one. Didn't have any issues with the third game on PC, ran fine.
    
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post #28 of 38
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Is there any other news on the THQ buyouts?

I'm intrigued to know whats happening with Company of Heroes 2

Anyway, I don't really know the company that has bought Metro and Saint Rows, except that Dead Island was pretty terrible, but it's not EA, so I'm happy, maybe the skilled programmers from their newly acquired franchisers will add value to their company with future projects

Sega is buying out Relic(the developer of Company of Heroes 2) although Sega can still back out.

http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/01/23/thq-dissolved-saints-row-company-of-heroes-darksiders-devs-acquired
    
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post #29 of 38
BAH! So 4A games are no longer a developer but now owned by Deep Silver? Please oh god, let it be the same team that is working on Metro Last Light then, as I have high hopes for that game. If they ruin it, I will be royally pissed.
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I doubt they would be dumping the teams.
That would be one massively bad PR move as a first impression.

I think 4A is still indie. Just the Metro brand is under the publisher.
No where else found it states 4A was purchased.
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