Mentallion? Seems like a good name for Romero's new company.
I mean: Mental-ION ? Daikatana certainly left me in need for mental help (I still dream about mosquitos...)
On the other hand, the name monkeystone has a certain pictorial quality that comes very near to my "mental" picture of Romero. Not that I ever met him, but I still remember the first picture of him that I ever saw: a long-haired, eye-squinting monkey-like extra wide grin (ever seen a monkey grinning?).
No, seriously. I think the split-up is a good idea. Romero certainly has some charisma (otherwise he wouldn't have gotten the Eidos-Millions in the first place) and he'll certainly find some new money source. And I don't doubt that the Anox-Team will survive, even if their current office gets closed. Maybe they'll be transferred to "Manifesto" or the team members will split up to different companies. But I'm sure their talent will not be wasted.
I'll actually be interested in Romero's next game (which I don't doubt will come). He cannot blame a bad game on mismanagement anymore, because he should have learnt about that from DK. Don't they say: you learn from mistakes? He must have learned quite a lot :). So let's see if he just was a bad manager and actually knows how to design a game. Interesting indeed ;).
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