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This seems to be a much more realistic tale.
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post #92 of 118
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Originally Posted by DoktorCreepy View Post

I'm not surprised but, I was a person who thought all the people putting blind faith into Disney taking over LucasArts weren't playing with a full deck.
Disney is the EA of film industry.

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The link says it was a change in management at Lucas which is a Disney move I highly doubt LucasArts willingly canned their own game and the deals/condiitons of a buyout are laid down and start to happen long before it becomes widely known public knowledge.

Really?!

Really?!

Did you even read ANY of this? Come on dude....seriously...

Disney just purchased LucasArts! BattleFront III was canned years ago! Holy crap son, please read!
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Oh by the way. None of this is true.
http://www.gamespot.com/news/former-lucasarts-employee-on-why-star-wars-battlefront-iii-failed-6400936

Why isn't it true? Because some unnamed source came out making wild accusations and flaming the original article? The article you linked simply sounds like someone with ties to LucasArts still trying to save face.
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I'm not surprised but, I was a person who thought all the people putting blind faith into Disney taking over LucasArts weren't playing with a full deck.
Disney is the EA of film industry.
No..Disney isn't. Moron. thumb.gif
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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
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I'm outright furious, for years I've been wondering where the heck this game went. "rumors" it was in development, then leaked videos and screenshots of what looked like a working game... years later still nothing, and to learn after all this time that Battlefront 3 was completed and never released??? now they expect to dump this starwars 1313 garbage down my throat, no thanks.....first swotor now this, I feel betrayed by lucasarts or disney or w/e the heck its turned into. ditch the crappy new IP's and give the fans what they want, Battlefront 3, and Kotor 3!!
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Frostbite 2 + Battlefront = biggrin.gif

Stupid Lucas Arts, they could have made BILLIONS!
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If ever there was a game worthwhile petitioning for, this is it.

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All I want is a new SINGLE PLAYER ONLY KotOR with a proper storyline and all but that's too much to ask nowadays isn't it. There would be another generic 2½-hour story and half of it would be launched as dlc and a crappy have-to-make co-op. If the game would even be developed, but it won't be. Game industry is dead to me (not dead but just a cash cow... =dead) with just a couple exceptions.
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This seems to be a much more realistic tale.
Makes sense...Now Disney, give me a more Jedi Knight games. mad.gif
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Originally Posted by jtom320 View Post

Oh by the way. None of this is true.

http://www.gamespot.com/news/former-lucasarts-employee-on-why-star-wars-battlefront-iii-failed-6400936

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"In December 2007, Free Radical still did not have simple AI working in levels," he said. "For much of 2007, Xbox 360 builds simply did not work. Initially, Free Radical claimed it was a US/UK kit difference, but when we asked to FedEx one of their working machines to the US for a build review, they declined."
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This was only just the beginning of problems for Free Radical and Battlefront III. In 2007, the source began to suspect that its payments to Free Radical were in fact being used to complete Haze and not Battlefront III. What's more, during this time, Haze became a PlayStation 3 exclusive, which affirmed LucasArts' belief that the studio's engine was not compatible with Xbox 360 at the time.

In August 2007, the source said Free Radical was "struggling" with Haze and Battlefront III and thus began to (as time would prove unsuccessfully) shop around TimeSplitters 4. It was also during this time that the source levied his most serious claims against Free Radical.

"At this point, I felt that Free Radical was akin to a Ponzi scheme where time and budget from the next game was being used to finish the previous, late, title," he said.
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A critical milestone came in May 2008 when Haze finally shipped. The game was more than a year late and received generally poor review marks. "The quality of the game was extremely alarming to us," he said. "Free Radical insisted that the delays were to ensure the game was a gem with 85+ review, but that was very clearly not the case."

Hmm...Two conflicting stories. Moved to unconfirmed/rumours.
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