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3 years ago#1
http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/05/06/ea-acquires-star-wars-game-license

....let the hate commence.
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3 years ago#2
Kinda saw the writing on the wall. I'm not gonna hate so much as bemoan the inevitable "online pass" for Battlefront 3 the unreliable EA servers which will eventually shut down leaving you $60 game all but worthless once EA decides it's not profitable to keep them open.

Though, I'm sure they'll make some good games, obviously a new KOTOR is to be expected.
3 years ago#3
EA has bioware under them, so I take this as a good thing honestly
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3 years ago#4
SunDevil77 posted...
.let the hate commence.


Didn't that start when Disney acquired ownership of the Star Wars brand?

Although, I don't get why Disney doesn't just get into the game publishing business, with all the rights that they own.
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3 years ago#5
Enix Belmont posted...
EA has bioware under them, so I take this as a good thing honestly


That's my thinking as well.
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3 years ago#6
As a major Star Wars fan, I'd rather the whole series just explode at this point. Preferably like this

http://stream1.gifsoup.com/view2/1095919/death-star-explosion-o.gif
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3 years ago#7
Arucard05 posted...
As a major Star Wars fan, I'd rather the whole series just explode at this point. Preferably like this

http://stream1.gifsoup.com/view2/1095919/death-star-explosion-o.gif


We're in the rebuilding phase, 'Card. Star Wars blew up in May of 1999. Then each subsequent 3 years after until 2005. We healed for a few years, now we're back up and running.

In Abrams I trust.
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3 years ago#8
http://nooooooooooooooo.com/

. . . I'm actually fine with this if it gets me a KotOR 3.

It's not like Lucas Arts was doing anything worthwhile with the IP.
3 years ago#9
Even with ea at the helm, it'll still be better than any star wars game since the first Force Unleashed.
3 years ago#10
Super Creatures posted...
Although, I don't get why Disney doesn't just get into the game publishing business, with all the rights that they own.

They tried in recent years and after a string of failures obviously decided it wasn't worth the hassle. They had studios like Propaganda Games, Black Rock, Junction Point, etc.
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