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BF: Republic Commando ANYONE? tongue.gif
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BF: Republic Commando ANYONE? tongue.gif
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I don't get it. Didn't EA themselves say so?

Not in a statement though? I think that's just what the journalist is assuming.
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I suppose we should be happy they are least focusing on Starwars...I figured they would make Dice or some one work on it between Battlefield games and stretch them thin. At least there is going to be a new studio for it.

But it doesn't sound like Dice will have an active hand in the games...not really sure why the source put that in the title.

The studio is called DICE Los Angeles. DICE opens a second studio. Sure people from Sweden probably won't move to LA, but it's 'DICE'.

http://ea.newshq.businesswire.com/press-release/company-news/walt-disney-company-and-ea-announce-multi-year-star-wars-games-agreement
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“Every developer dreams of creating games for the Star Wars universe,” said EA Labels President Frank Gibeau. “Three of our top studios will fulfill that dream, crafting epic adventures for Star Wars fans. DICE and Visceral will produce new games, joining the BioWare team which continues to develop for the Star Wars franchise. The new experiences we create may borrow from films, but the games will be entirely original with all new stories and gameplay.”
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Seemed peachy and all until I read...

 

 

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It looks like the studio will be fairly focused on mobile titles, with the development manager role requiring the new hire to "manage and coordinate the maintenance of EA’s Android and iOS catalogue of games", while anyone wishing to apply for the level designer role should have "familiarity with the mass casual game space" along with "familiarity with a female 35+ gamer demographic" and "has shipped successful social/mobile products" while understanding "monetization and free to play / freemium models."

 

 

 

DIIIIIIEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!

 

 

 

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Lol EA is franchising DICE.

Good move EA you will be McDonalds in no time

Everyone's IQ is lower after reading this.
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BF: Republic Commando ANYONE? tongue.gif

Republic Commando was the best Star Wars game I played on XBOX. Would like to see them revive the series.
32 player matches were insane!
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Seemed peachy and all until I read...

IGN

Star Wars doesn't seem compatible with the female 35+ demographic... Dice doesn't seem compatible for casual games... That just seems odd.
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Star Wars doesn't seem compatible with the female 35+ demographic... Dice doesn't seem compatible for casual games... That just seems odd.

 

EA is involved. Lube yourself in preparation

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