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THQ Postmortem

MCV outlines what they call "the full story" of the collapse of THQ, the game publisher/developer that was just broken up due to bankruptcy. They hear from Jason Rubin, who served as president of the company during efforts to put it back on course, and he is frank in saying the made "massive mistakes," and that: "There are certainly things to be said about challenges in the mid-tier triple-A publishing business, but I don't think that conflating it with THQ's experience is helpful." Here's a bit of his take on what went wrong:

Unfortunately, the mistakes that were made long before I joined, like the incredible losses attached to uDraw, massive wasted capital in the unpublished MMO that was cancelled, sticking with children's and casual titles far after mobile and tablets had killed the business, bad, late, or otherwise inferior titles like Homefront, and a generally haphazard and inefficient approach to deal making, left the company with too much negative hanging on its books.

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20. Re: THQ Postmortem Feb 1, 2013, 04:04 eRe4s3r
 
Love is not the opposite of hate though. In essence, love and hate are just different expressions of caring. That means people "hate" on EA because they care about games from EA often out of nostalgia no doubt.

Someone not caring about EA, would neither love nor hate it. Indeed, one the greatest misconceptions of human communications is to see hate where there is only indifference and love where is only caring.....

So to fully confuse ya, The opposite of love and hate is indifference. Whether you love or hate something, always means you care about it.

And to top it off, this is why I don't hate or love EA, to me it is completely irrelevant what EA does as long as there are good games to play and I can get good deals on them (which means never buying anything on Origin).
 
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