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they should bring it back after they finish battlefield 3. then i'd be ok with that. seriously i REALLY want to buy mirror's edge 2. so much potential...
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Where are you pulling these numbers from? I hate it when people just assume things without any factual evidence.

I can also pull numbers out of my rear. Why not assume that in order for ME2 to have made the cut, it would've needed to pull in 400% of the money they spent developing the game. Of course, estimates put the numbers at 300% profit, therefore the game was canned since they are "not a charity".

So the real moral of the story is, EA sucks. They killed ME2.
I got the sales figure from this thread. I also looked the sales figures up, they are almost 2 million (according to VG Chartz). My assumptions on piracy are very conservative, and yes I pulled them out of my rear end. But like I said, pretty conservative.

If EA can deploy finite resources to make more money elsewhere, they will do so. If ME had sold even 1 million more copies, then the resources wouldn't have been pulled. So if EA deploys capital to more profitable avenues, and ME could have been more profitable barring piracy, then it's pretty clear who killed ME 2.
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aw i was looking forward to this.

what i am not looking forward to is call of modern warfare 15...

i blame children
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Imagine if every copy of ME was paid for and not pirated. Then this would be green-lit.
Not sure on that, quite a lot of people didn't really like it. There is also the huge issue that it was free on the EA Store for a while.
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Seems like all the other projects DICE had up in the air have been canned. BF 1943, Mirror's Edge 2.... BFBC2 Onslaught. I wonder if it was in the grand scheme of things that these other games wouldn't be "worth it" or if they just wanted to put all resources towards BF3.. It's to bad they couldn't have kept these other ideas, and just shelfed them for a bit.. I guess the publisher feels they don't have any time for these experiments and just want the big hit, sadly.
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Not sure on that, quite a lot of people didn't really like it. There is also the huge issue that it was free on the EA Store for a while.
Most of them being "CoD-kiddies" who saw a first-person game, then got all sad because of the no-shooter part in FPS :/

This game is FPS Super Mario, not Call of BF...
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Only if they had nice booby physics and a busty girl instead of a hipster petite asian girl running around the city doing chinese acrobats for Mirror's Edge 1...... the possibilities!

My sentence is confusing. Sorry. I won't fix it though. I'm admitting it so you'll be annoyed. English police.
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I bought the first one--Can't say it was worth the money since most of the time you're essentially executing pre-arranged action sequences. It was a nice time waster, but nothing I'd spend money on again for a sequel. If it wasn't drastically better than the first one, I'd have cut the project as well.
    
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this sucks, Mirrors edge was a great game...
I'm much more into a game like this than one more generic COD on the market
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Fail!
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