70°
Submitted by Benke 915d ago | opinion piece

The THQ Aftermath

GR-UK writes: "The THQ auction was a lesson in one of the most important rules of business. You only pay lots of money on bankable assets, sadly not all of THQ's assets were bankable. Think about it. Vigil Games were coming off two solid games, Darksiders & Darksiders II, as well as the unfortunate and later cancelled development of Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millenium Online, and had just started work on a new IP (Crawler). For a publisher to pick them up they would get the value of the Darksiders IP, but they would also gamble on paying for the entire production on a new and risky IP from a developer whose record may be solid in terms of quality, but not stellar in terms of sales." (Company of Heroes 2, Homefront: The Revolution, Metro: Last Light, PC, PS3, South Park: The Stick of Truth, Xbox 360)

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

New Screens Released for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s Reckoning DLC

23m ago - EB: New screenshots have been released for the Reckoning DLC that is headed to the Xbox One and X... | Xbox 360
30°

Kings Quest A Knight To Remember Review | PressA2Join

23m ago - Will writes “King’s Quest” is proof that the classic adventure style game can still work in the m... | Xbox One
Ad

Check What PS4 Games are Coming Out in August

Now - At Releases.com you can check release dates for all PS4 games. Visit now and start tracking the games you plan to buy. | Promoted post
40°

You Are Invited To X15. August 19th

23m ago - It seems Xbox will be holding an event in Toronto on the 19th of August according to a tweet by... | Xbox One
40°

Journey (PS4) Review | NZGamer

58m ago - "Journey’s beauty isn’t solely from its art or music, or the experiences crafted by its level des... | PS4
40°

Let's Play - No Time To Explain

1h ago - AH: Geoff, Jack, Ryan, and Michael play a game. That's it. No nothing more. I can't say anymor... | Xbox One
Related content from friends

CheatCC

Gamewise