THQ Stock Crashes Due To Homefront Review Scores

By Darryl Kaye on March 15, 2011, 7:04PM EDT

THQ's share price has plummeted by more than 20 percent in the last 24 hours, with analysts blaming mixed review scores of Homefront for the decline.

Currently sitting at $4.69 a share, 24 hours ago it was as high as $5.64. Homefront was believed by many to be a sure fire hit for THQ, financially, but with a metacritic of 72, it has put doubt in the minds of investors.

Still, there's nothing to say that it won't go on to be a huge seller and as THQ's CEO Brian Farrell said "The game seems to resonate with consumers." published its review of the title today, giving it a 7/10 due to an almost neglected single-player campaign.

Source: Eurogamer

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