Downloading Dawn of War 2 from Steam on the day of release. What the hell was I thinking?
Entries Tagged as 'THQ'
February 17th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Interview, THQ
Having written a column last week that said the RTS was dead, Tom Chick now has an interview with THQ’s Jonny Ebert that addresses how some developers are trying to rescue the genre through re-design. We decided if we continued on our current course, we weren’t going to succeed. RTS sales had plateaued and are […]
January 6th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Industry, THQ
From THQ’s description of 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand. After performing for a sold-out crowd in a fictional war torn middle-eastern country, 50 Cent discovers that his payment has been stolen by the local crime baron – a former CIA operative and death-dealing organ harvester. So he’s a crime baron, a former spook and […]
January 6th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Consoles, Ensemble, THQ
THQ’s adaptation of the classic Ensemble RTS Age of Mythology to the DS is a bit of a surprise for me. AoM is one of my favorite games for a number of reasons, mostly related to the silly spectacle of the thing. It also manages a number of interesting choices in faction design without getting […]