THQN voted (by fans) best publisher of gamescom 2019

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Good. This is important, because of the outrage. I hope this shows the upper management people that hosting a controversial AMA doesn't damage your rep and those that hate you for it are an extreme minority every dev shouldn't cater to.
Yup. Move on and people will forget.

Worst thing THQN could have done is linger on about it and change their games. Good thing they didn't. And look at that.... best game company at the show.
 
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True communism has never been tried. Except on Resetera of course and it works beautifully.
Resetera bans are really like commie goverments, just switch bans for executions for "wayward" citizens as an example of how they are one and the same to solving people problems... in other words i cant believe game companies listen to those fkers, but at least THQN did not give in and gamers recogize their quality output. Best AA developer in the world at the moment.
 
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THQN are doing an Uber at the moment (preparing for the future). Acquisitions everywhere, ready for a catalogue for either subscription model or GaaS. As for me?

Darksiders Genesis: I'm not really a fan of Darksiders usually but I didn't realise this was a dungeon crawler so definitely interested now.
Biomutant: Loved the idea of this since it came out, although I've only seen footage reminiscent of Nier's drone shooting so I need to see more.
DAH!: Hmmm, not sure. The rematser looks very clean but dunno if I've got the interest or stamina to revisit Crypto.
 
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They make great games and they cause meltdowns on gnegnera, give all the prices available to them please.
 
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Don't forget about all the things you're supporting when you consider any THQ Nordic games: THQ Nordic holding an AMA on... 8chan (UP: website linked to multiple mass shootings) READ THREADMARKS

Here's a helpful summary post of all the events for the uninitiated.

Mod statement: "To address a few recurring points: We will not be banning games published by THQ Nordic and subsidiaries like Deep Silver. You are instead welcome to continue raising the issue in threads relevant to the publisher and its games."

If you use Steam and want to ignore all games that THQ Nordic publishes, go to their publisher page while you're logged in, then click on the little gear icon below where it says "Beta" and choose "Ignore this creator."
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These games are being published by THQ Nordic. For those who may not be aware or who may have forgotten, THQ Nordic had a marketing effort where it intended to gain attention using a website that is known primarily for its support of child pornography, as well as for support of Neo-Nazism, doxxing, and other extremely damaging behaviors.

THQ Nordic's provided no response to this fiasco except for an apology claiming they did not do enough research. As the website is unlisted by Google, they had spoken to the board owner about removing "nasty stuff", and content was viewable both before and during the campaign, this claim is beyond belief. The individuals responsible are known not to be rogue PR interns, but go up to THQ Nordic's board. THQ Nordic has not dealt with the individuals responsible, and they released an embarrassingly bad "apology" that addressed nothing.

Consider that by supporting their games, you are supporting a publisher that is complicit with child pornography.

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Don't forget about all the things you're supporting when you consider any THQ Nordic games: THQ Nordic holding an AMA on... 8chan (UP: website linked to multiple mass shootings) READ THREADMARKS

Here's a helpful summary post of all the events for the uninitiated.

Mod statement: "To address a few recurring points: We will not be banning games published by THQ Nordic and subsidiaries like Deep Silver. You are instead welcome to continue raising the issue in threads relevant to the publisher and its games."

If you use Steam and want to ignore all games that THQ Nordic publishes, go to their publisher page while you're logged in, then click on the little gear icon below where it says "Beta" and choose "Ignore this creator."
_______________________________________________________________

These games are being published by THQ Nordic. For those who may not be aware or who may have forgotten, THQ Nordic had a marketing effort where it intended to gain attention using a website that is known primarily for its support of child pornography, as well as for support of Neo-Nazism, doxxing, and other extremely damaging behaviors.

THQ Nordic's provided no response to this fiasco except for an apology claiming they did not do enough research. As the website is unlisted by Google, they had spoken to the board owner about removing "nasty stuff", and content was viewable both before and during the campaign, this claim is beyond belief. The individuals responsible are known not to be rogue PR interns, but go up to THQ Nordic's board. THQ Nordic has not dealt with the individuals responsible, and they released an embarrassingly bad "apology" that addressed nothing.

Consider that by supporting their games, you are supporting a publisher that is complicit with child pornography.

/s
Based Diggeh
 
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Kagey K

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I like a lot of what THQ has put out lately.

I don’t protest on the internet, I try to go out and make a difference in my community by volunteering for causes and fundraising for charities.

I don’t like pedos or Nazis and neither does anyone else as far as I know.

I will continue to buy games that interest me.

These are all facts.
 

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That Resetera shit is lame. Companies are not defined by the actions of one employee on social media. Posting on 8chan was stupid. Considering that to mean the whole company supports the site and even the employees activities is at least an order of magnitude more stupid.
 

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The fact that a strategy game (Desperados III, and not just strategy but Commandos-style strategy which is even more niche) helped nudge them into the winning slot is, itself, rather notable. The game has been looking good for awhile now.
 
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That Resetera shit is lame. Companies are not defined by the actions of one employee on social media. Posting on 8chan was stupid. Considering that to mean the whole company supports the site and even the employees activities is at least an order of magnitude more stupid.
I got a 2 week ban for stating that Era has signal boosted that site more than THQN, someone then reviewed it and made it permanent because of a post I made a year ago where I said I agree with Ronda for not wanting to fight a trans person as it's just a fucking massive unknown.



I've been told their moderators have to agree on a ban, so they all got together and somehow read those feelings from what I wrote. Have fun with that.

Anyways, on the real topic here THQN has been killing it these last few years. Even more mediocre games have turned around for free, like Darksiders 3 into something much better. Darksiders 3 is one of my fav games last year. I'm sitting here playing Remnant from the Ashes and just astounded by Gunfire Games. This feels like someone took the blueprint for Diablo II and slapped it in a 3d space with guns.
 
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I got a 2 week ban for stating that Era has signal boosted that site more than THQN, someone then reviewed it and made it permanent because of a post I made a year ago where I said I agree with Ronda for not wanting to fight a trans person as it's just a fucking massive unknown.

LOL if a woman doesn't want to put her well being on the line and get punched in the face by someone that's born a man they are transphobic. It's hard to believe some people can actually be this detached from reality.
 

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LOL if a woman doesn't want to put her well being on the line and get punched in the face by someone that's born a man they are transphobic. It's hard to believe some people can actually be this detached from reality.
Remember, these are the same folks who think that prepubescent children should undergo transition and be called trans by their parents.

They are the poster child for mental illness.
 
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Hudo

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Haha. Brilliant. Are ResetERA ok? They called for harassing employees etc. because of the THQ Nordic 8chan interview thing.
 

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someone then reviewed it and made it permanent because of a post I made a year ago where I said I agree with Ronda for not wanting to fight a trans person as it's just a fucking massive unknown.
That's what "Duration pending" means. Era mods will go through all your older posts with prejudice and retroactively add anything you said that was OK at the time but don't like now to your ban.
 

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That's what "Duration pending" means. Era mods will go through all your older posts with prejudice and retroactively add anything you said that was OK at the time but don't like now to your ban.
It wasn't pending before it went permanent. I went and emailed them to take a second look at it, with a well written post. (At least I thought it was well written~!)



Here's the post I was banned for btw if anyone is curious what I could have said that was so vile.

 
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It wasn't pending before it went permanent. I went and emailed them to take a second look at it, with a well written post. (At least I thought it was well written~!)



Here's the post I was banned for btw if anyone is curious what I could have said that was so vile.

Is the ban reason "disruptive behavior" because you're disrupting their circlejerk? 🤔
 

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Is the ban reason "disruptive behavior" because you're disrupting their circlejerk? 🤔
I just think they're a little too extreme lately. Good idea, seemingly ruined by going too far.

It's not....



Edit: For real tho, time to move on and beyond! Lets try to get this ship back on track to THQN being awesome. Be the better person!
 
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llien

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What does "shoutout to Mark" refer to?

Consider that by supporting their games, you are supporting a publisher that is complicit with child pornography.
How could a sane person seriously state that? Do they really believe what they type?
 
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How could a sane person seriously state that? Do they really believe what they type?
I dont know how many members era got, but lets say that out of 100K registered users, atleast one is a rapist or heavy criminal who has posted there. Does that mean every member of that forum is a rapist?

That's the dumb logic theyre going for with THQ.
 
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I dont know how many members era got, but lets say that out of 100K registered users, atleast one is a rapist or heavy criminal who has posted there. Does that mean every member of that forum is a rapist?

That's the dumb logic theyre going for with THQ.
That's the worst part about resetera. Certain members are insanely irrational (some would even call them idiotic or dumb), YET those members get protected by the admin and mod teams, while - and that's the most insane part - OTHER MEMBERS trying to call them out for their dumb logic are getting banned.
 

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One of THQ marketing guys thought he'd be edgy and host an AMA on 8chan. It did not last long and was pulled as it was an obviously poorly thought out decision.

Now Resetera won't ever let it go and to them THQ support and condone Child porn and terrorism. At this point nobody cares, not THQ not any other gaming community EXCEPT Resetera.
Ya know, I pretty much despise the mob over at ResetEra and I will never defend their actions, but I have to say that I agree that it was a really really stupid decision for any developer to ever go anywhere near 8chan. I am perfectly willing to buy that they didn't know what kind of shithole that 8chan, but you gotta be smarter than that.
 

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I got a 2 week ban for stating that Era has signal boosted that site more than THQN
Same here actually. Or rather i made the claim that not giving 8chan free publicity should be an higher priority than 'punishing' THQN over the incident by raging over it.

For some reason they didn't agree and kept on raging....
 

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Mark is actually a pretty cool guy too. He really works hard to get AMAs planned and would help organize community game nights. Funny that the owner of a “Neo nazi board” is a sweet and respectful Jewish manchild.