Sequel?

#1Zero636Posted 7/17/2008 7:38:21 PM
I loved this game, but I haven't heard anything about it, so im guessing there won't b a sequel? cuz i would love to see a sequel for this game.
#2Grendel PrimePosted 7/26/2008 5:19:32 AM
i read something about a sequel maybe a month ago - i think it was in game informer. i'll try to get more details, but i do remember that a sequel is "planned".
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#3Grendel PrimePosted 7/26/2008 5:45:09 AM
YES! - http://www.gamespot.com/xbox360/action/black2/news.html?sid=6160951&om_act=convert&om_clk=newsfeatures&tag=newsfeatures;title;1

... no :( - http://ps3.psu.com/Criterion--no-plans-for-Black-sequel--a0002726-p0.php

Yes? - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_2

the first link is two years ago, the second is from this year - so I'm thinking no sequel is planned. i really hope this is not the case, i loved the first one. i think it's available on XBL.

i can't find the magazine that i read that rumor in - but the third link is interesting, yet vague. it states that EA is planning Black 2 for 360 and PS3, and DICE (the people behind Battlefield: Bad Co.) will be making it. this would make sense, given Black's use of destructible environments - something that has been a huge part of the marketing for BF:BC. Black 2 seems a perfect fit for the Frostbite engine. i did check the official DICE website, though, and found no mention of a possible Black project.

i think it's safe to say that a sequel will come down the pipeline eventually. there are so many people who loved the game and are clamoring for a sequel, it was received warmly by critics and more importantly - it SOLD well, especially in the US.

hopefully someone with better detective skills - or an insider's ear - can provide some better information. i tried...
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"I came here to do two things: Kick @$$, and chew bubble gum. And I'm all out of bubble gum." - "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, They Live
#4Grendel PrimePosted 7/26/2008 5:53:31 AM
here's an interesting link - a Criterion forum. the topic? "WE WANT BLACK 2 NOW!". there is a response post from a Criterion employee mentioning a podcast which denied rumors of a possible Black 2. i haven't found this podcast yet, just articles referencing it, echoing Black 2's snubbing...

http://www.criteriongames.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=50
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"I came here to do two things: Kick @$$, and chew bubble gum. And I'm all out of bubble gum." - "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, They Live
#5PrivacyisgoodPosted 8/13/2008 8:17:26 PM
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