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EA has shut down Visceral Games, the studio behind games like Battlefield Hardline and Dead Space, the publisher said today. The Star Wars game in development at Visceral will be revamped and move to a different studio.

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Oh dear... I mean, they made some good games. This is why being incorporated into a large company is a bad thing.
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Oh dear... I mean, they made some good games. This is why being incorporated into a large company is a bad thing.

I only played the first Dead Space and it was AMAZING. No idea about 2nd and 3rd one..

Battlefield Hardline was better than I expected but at that time I did not have the time to play it. I wish I did.
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That's sad. Reminds me to replay deadspace though.
    
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Oh dear... I mean, they made some good games. This is why being incorporated into a large company is a bad thing.
Their demise could have been inevitable. Without having let them stand on their own, we can't tell whether or not they'd survive.

Considering Hardline failed commercially big time (among others, for technical reasons), I suppose they weren't doing very well.
    
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I'm really sad to hear about this. I loved the dead space series. Hopefully those who worked there find themselves in another job real soon.
    
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EA(ts) another.
    
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I genuinely liked the Dead Space games. Sad to see this happen.

And actually I was really looking forward to that new "uncharted-like" Star Wars game

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Oh dear... I mean, they made some good games. This is why being incorporated into a large company is a bad thing.

I only played the first Dead Space and it was AMAZING. No idea about 2nd and 3rd one..
You should really play 2.

3 was ok, but doesn't quite live up to the first two.
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I only played the first Dead Space and it was AMAZING. No idea about 2nd and 3rd one..

Battlefield Hardline was better than I expected but at that time I did not have the time to play it. I wish I did.

DS2 was a lot of fun and you should try it out. DS3 was the start of the micro-transactions in a premium game, but overall IMO DS3 was an okay game.

If you guys like hack n slash games like God of War should try out Dante's Inferno also.
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