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http://www.thesixthaxis.com/2011/03/...rice-drops-26/

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On the back of mixed review scores for their recently released COD-contender, Homefront, THQ’s stock-price slipped a mammoth 26% yesterday. Ratings have been like scattershot Korean missiles, with some outlets liking Homefront’s narrative-drive single-player campaign to Half-Life 2, with corresponding lofty scores at the higher end of the scale. Other publications/sites like EDGE and Destructoid, however, have stamped a disappointing 5/10 on the speculative fiction FPS.
Good GOD!

I actually feel sorry for them, that's a huge tumble.
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I said this is several other homefront articles,

it wasn't THATTTTTT bad. although not brilliant GOTY OMG quality.

Got a TF2 + Metro at least...
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My friend told me after Homefront it dropped 9%, and I thought he was maybe stretching the number. Apparently it's even more.
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That's what happens when you overly hype something and fail to deliver...I want my 50 back!
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Well at 26% that doesn't mean the company is finished, it just means that they will have to endure with a lot less money invested in their company, if they can at all...

Maybe investors pulled their investment in light of news or reviews, who knows, maybe the president wanted to sell of his stocks so he could retire, do you really know the real story behind the loss in stocks?

That information is imperative to a news article..
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i think the reviews are so scattered, because so many reviewers went in expecting different things, which seems to be the case after you read a few different ones.
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I went in expecting a sweet emotion driven SP wanting to reclaim the country from the KPA... I didn't get that unfortunately, but the MP is pretty darn good.
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Dude these guys have like 50 mill wrapped up in the Dark Millenium MMO they're working on... I hope this doesnt slow that down. I like THQ... : (~
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I guess devs will think harder next time they are about to over hype their games.
    
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