THQ's Global Publishing Executive VP Ian Curran has said that the firm "can't afford anymore to bring mediocre games to market", adding that "you're either best in class, or you die".
hmmm....what about those smackdown vs raw games
Come on it was obvious that in the previous generations it took less money to create a mediocre game and even if you get mediocre sales, you'll most likely make a profit or at least survive. This generation the costs of game development has gone up considerably with the introduction of HD. Not only that, the prices of games have gone up also. Why would I spend $60 on a mediocre game when I can save it for an awesome game?
They are just now realizing this? Better late than never I guess...
Didnt they just announce another Marvel Game that isnt good because it doesnt end with "Vs. Capcom" ? THQ, how dare you to lie in our faces.
I seriously think those smackdown vs raw games are not as fun as they were last gen.
Took them long enough to figure that out.
it should have been their first line of thought.
you can release them but just don't charge AAA prices for them, same for all companies.
After Red Faction Guerilla, Saints Row 2, Darksiders and Metro 2033 I'd say THQ has upped their game of late.
sure, but for me their true gem is Dawn of War 2
Haven't played it yet, it's in my Steam backlog.
totally agree with Darksiders...haven't played the others.
I'm currently playing Darksiders after a pretty long hiatus from it. It's alright. There are parts of the game that are cool but its just too... samey. I've experienced everything this game has to offer before.. not that it's a terribly bad thing, but there just don't seem to be any genuine "Oh, wow!" moments because of that. I do appreciate the art style though and the story is pretty good.
the main reason I got Darksiders was for the art style.
would you bring a mediocre game to the market anyway...You Fail!!!!!
... are learning at last. pay attention Square enix and namco.
Hmm...I'm guessing this means future Destroy All Humans games are going to be stored away since the last 2 were s off the usual quality as set by Pandemic. :(
I'm hoping they leave that series to rot personally.
If they had a good developer though...the first 2 were great. I'd like Voliton to give it a bash.
they have been a lot better than they used to be especially after playing dawn of war 2 which is awesome.
if only other publishers will say this
didnt these guyz do Red Faction the first game was state of the art..the last 2 games were utter trash
Then i would can WWE all stars if i where them. SVR still can be considered a top game, considering it still scores around an 8.5 with each iteration. But something tells me, with the corny moves in the all stars game, that all stars will bomb. They should make an all stars game that plays like Shut your mouth or Here comes the pain.
Personally I thought Saints Row 2 & Red faction Guerilla were above mediocre. I enjoyed both. I do expect more from the sequels though, after all the big talk from THQ about them.
believ me metro 2033 has great potential,the game was really awsome there were few wrong things that if they were improved it could have gotten really good score.anyway for me one of the best games of 2010
or put some elbow grease into making them then. nice of a game co saying they can't afford to make average games anymore. i wonder how well those bad games are going to sell 9_9;
All I care about from them is Homefront and even that could go either way.
THQ STEP YO GAME UP
My fav thq games are moto gp 06 07 on 360 best online racing i ever had moto gp games suck now .
someone inform namco bandi
Good news since they are hyping up a new Wii exclusive.
Is someone seriously disagreeing about a good video game? Disgusting.
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