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Shacknews has learned that Electronic Arts is currently in the process of resurrecting Bullfrog's classic isometric sci-fi action series Syndicate.

This lends further credence to recent rumors that Riddick and The Darkness developer Starbreeze has been tasked with the project.

Starbreeze and Electronic Arts partnered last year on Project RedLime, which was teased as a revival of one of EA's "most acclaimed classic franchises." RedLime is slated to hit PC, PS3 and Xbox 360--the same platforms as the new Syndicate.

Further evidence of Starbreeze's involvement comes from GamesIndustry.biz and CVG, both of which independently reported the news at different times.

At this point, it's unclear if original producer Peter Molyneux will assist with the project. It's unlikely, given that he currently heads up the Microsoft-owned Lionhead Studios, though Molyneux has expressed a desire to eventually resurrect the series.
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Bring back theme hospital
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I remember that game from waaaaaay back when! I can't wait to see it back in modern form!
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Man there are SO many ways to mess this one up.

I'm gonna pray and cross my fingers though.
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YES finally

All I remember is bringing a Persuade Gun (sp?) and a Gauss Rifle. For the next 2 hours all I did was persuade the entire city, put them into a block and then fire a Gauss round...

Hey i was just a kid, this was like GTA for me lol.
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Bring back theme hospital
+ fricking infinity!

Theme hospital, same angle, fresher graphics = win
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i agree with the above

can see this being royally screwed up though. EA have a habit of doing that to old, formerly successful franchises
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i agree with the above

can see this being royally screwed up though. EA have a habit of doing that to about 90% of games they get their hands on
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As long as they don't screw it up in hopes of making money off the name.
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If this is an April fools joke I'll start sending groups of 4 heavily modded cyborgs after them... with FULL v3 parts. You've been warned.
    
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