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THQ Stock Drops

Gamasutra reports that THQ's stock price plunged about 25% today, though they add that "a small portion of that decrease has been reversed in after hour trading as of this writing." They speculate this may be due in part to reviews for Homefront, as Metacritic shows the just-released first-person shooter as having scores of 74 (mixed or average) on PC, 72 (mediocre) on Xbox 360, and 76 (generally favorable) on PlayStation3. They note a couple of other factors that may play into this are disappointing sales of the Wii-based uDraw tablet and platformer De Blob 2. Thanks Joao.

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23. Re: THQ Stock Drops Mar 15, 2011, 20:16 Trevellian
I took a chance Homefront. Mostly because I was looking at getting a shooter this month to kill time with, and after spending more time with Crysis 2 I just wasn't impressed overall.

I ended up going with Homefront because so far all the reader reviews I've read that were positive, compare it to Half Life. Despite having like a 5 or 6 hour campaign they say it's Quality over Quantity and gives you that same resistance force fighting back feeling with nice set pieces the way Half Life did. And that sounded pretty okay to me. Will know in a half hour or so whether it was worth it or not.
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