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Dark Millenium Online no longer an mmo

Creator: caucheka March 29, 2012 11:51pm
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THQ has "refocussed" troubled MMO Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millenium. It's now an "immersive single player and online multiplayer experience", the publisher has announced.

Rumours circulated earlier this year that the game had been cancelled before THQ revealed it was looking for a business partner to help carry through its original vision for the title.

However, it's now confirmed that the game's scope is being scaled back and it's going in a new direction.

"As previously announced, we have been actively looking for a business partner for the game as an MMO," explained THQ CEO Brian Farrell.

"However, based on changing market dynamics and the additional investment required to complete the game as an MMO, we believe the right direction for us is to shift the title from an MMO to a premium experience with single and multiplayer gameplay, robust digital content and community features.

"Because we believe strongly in the high-quality and vast creative work that is in production, this is the right decision for both our portfolio and for gamers devoted to this powerful property."


http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2012-03-29-thq-warhammer-40-000-dark-millenium-is-no-longer-an-mmo


while it sucks its no longer an mmo, i really think that this is a good direction to take it, mmos are in a bad spot right now.
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Soooo...

"Blizz still ruins the mmorpg-market and we found that Warhammer 40k:Spacemarine was such a huge success that it's easier to publish our game that way" ?
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thq is in a bit of a pickle, and because its no longer going to be an mmo they had to let a large number of people go.


its mostly for money reasons.
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