A report on Giant Bomb, Namco Bandai is claiming that THQ's distribution deal for the Xbox 360 version of the game goes against its contract.The company is also claiming that CD Projekt Red further broke its contract by releasing the PC version of The Witcher 2 without digital rights management. According to  FIFA Coins reports, Namco Bandai is withholding payments of 1.225 million Euros (about $1.75 million) while the complaint is processed.Optimus claims that the complaints are "

 

." Neither Namco Bandai nor THQ responded to Giant Bomb's requests for FIFA Coins 18 comment.The Xbox 360 version of The Witcher 2 was announced last month. Atari will distribute the game in the United States.This week's edition of Critical Reception examines online reaction to Vicious Cycle's third-person shooter Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon, which reviewers describe as "a blissfully mindless fire-and-forget shooting gallery." Insect Armageddon currently earns a score of 77 out of 100

 

Informer's Joe Juba scores Insect Armageddon at 8 out of 10. "[Insect Armageddon predecessor] Earth Defense Force 2017 had clumsy animation, bizarre physics, and chintzy-looking 2D power-ups?but it didn't become a cult hit because of its technical execution," he explains. "It became a cult hit because it provided absurd b-movie popcorn action that you could enjoy with your friends.""The team at Vicious Cycle successfully taps into the core of the EDF experience without simply

 

its predecessor," Juba continues. "Whether you're using impractical weapons like the Air Tortoise or tearing things up in the (much improved) vehicles, the emphasis on trigger-happy chaos is a blast."Multiplayer again proves to be a key component for the series. "Gaining levels in each class opens up more powerful weapons, and adds a sense of progression and reward that was missing the last time around," Juba notes. "Being able to [b]Fifaah[/b]  advance alongside your buddies in three-player online co-op