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[IGN] No more Mechwarrior

post #1 of 35
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Probobly isnt news to you,

But to me it is,

I was wondering why there werent any new Mechwarrior games



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Hello all,
First I'd like to take a moment to let you know what's been going on within FASA studio. We're currently wrapping up production for Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge for Xbox, I know these souped-up aircraft are not Battlemechs, but I'm sure fans of the Crimson Skies universe won't be disappointed. We've also been busy providing our Xbox Live fans with new MechAssault downloadable content.

Over the past few months there has been plenty of speculation, email, and pleas for information regarding the future of the PC MechWarrior franchise, namely MechWarrior 5. Although an exceptional effort was made by an extremely creative and talented development team, we have decided not to continue the development of the project at this time. There were several factors in this decision, but most prevalent was our concern that we were not advancing the genre enough to meet and exceed our customer's expectations. Please know that this was a very difficult decision, but one we felt was in the best interests of our customers.

We deeply love the Mechwarrior franchise, and are committed to keeping it alive. Our plan is to re-invent Mechwarrior in a way that brings a fresh experience to our devoted customers and new fans alike. We would like to thank all of you for your continued support of the Mechwarrior 4 series of games, and greatly appreciate all the feedback we've received on our games. We are intensely focused on delivering outstanding game experiences, and rest assured we are working feverishly on some wonderful next-generation games.
Von ~

Eff Crimson Skies!
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post #2 of 35
Yep, that was a cool game.
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We deeply love the Mechwarrior franchise, and are committed to keeping it alive. Our plan is to re-invent Mechwarrior in a way that brings a fresh experience to our devoted customers and new fans alike.
As long as it isn't Cartoony, then I would certainly be interested.

I want a new Mech commander 3 too!
    
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post #4 of 35
They didn't say "no more" outright. They said "no more" in the near future.
post #5 of 35
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Still,

If they arent working on it, then it'll probobly be awhile before someone "Re-makes" it.

    
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post #6 of 35
That really sucks.....I wondered where all the Mechwarrior PC games went. There is Mech mod for Crysis though....
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post #7 of 35
I liked Mechwarrior 3 a lot
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post #8 of 35
Everyone realizes that article is 5 years old right?
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is Mechwarrior like mechassult?
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post #10 of 35
Sorry to hear it's been shelved for a while, but I like Crimson Skies at the same time. The first one was pretty fun and had good gameplay, I think. It's better getting shelved than coming out and being the same game as years past.
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