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BioWare is a developer who has a proven track record of making excellent RPG titles. But early on in BioWare's life the team created the concept for the game that, in the end, got rejected outright by Interplay, its publishing partner at the time. IGN reports that during the DICE Summit this week BioWare co-founder Dr. Greg Zeschuk talked about the previously unrevealed but never released game.
http://news.bigdownload.com/2011/02/...ll-never-play/
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Wow...that looks dumb.
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kungfu themed game?

sounds like a precursor to jade empire.

which was very well done for the time it was released
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kungfu themed game?

sounds like a precursor to jade empire.

which was very well done for the time it was released
It's sad that people don't really read articles that are given, but then rely on the one line of information they have gained to be the basis of their future arguments.

Not saying you're one of them , but you definitely did not read the article.
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It's sad that people don't really read articles that are given, but then rely on the one line of information they have gained to be the basis of their future arguments.

Not saying you're one of them , but you definitely did not read the article.
No, I'm pretty sure YOU didn't read the article.
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It was called Five Fingers of Death (we love it already) and would have been a kung fu-themed game (complete with movie-style cut scenes) with the Baldur's Gate RPG genre. However when the concept was presented to Interplay Zeschuk stated, "... they laughed us out of the building."
Your argument is invalid.
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It's sad that people don't really read articles that are given, but then rely on the one line of information they have gained to be the basis of their future arguments.

Not saying you're one of them , but you definitely did not read the article.
You know the article wasn't really that in depth to begin with and he hit the nail on the head with the topic.

On topic though,
Baldur's Gate and Kung Fu? Sign me up. I still curse Bioware for not doing a sequel, or at least follow up/spiritual successor to Jade Empire.
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So, Five Fingers of Death... old concept, rejected and never released.
BioWare later made Jade Empire. End of story?

Not really news IMO, more like fun facts. Not that I'm complaining, just saying. ^^
 
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It's sad that people don't really read articles that are given, but then rely on the one line of information they have gained to be the basis of their future arguments.

Not saying you're one of them , but you definitely did not read the article.
You know your talking about yourself right? Because that guy did read the article and you didn't.
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Wow, calm down guys. Razultull was just pointing out that the article pretty much says that Five Fingers of Death was a precursor to Jade Empire...which is what subliminally incorrect said.

More importantly: I wish we could actually hear more about what this game was like. What do you think the interview for this article was like?
"So do you have anything to tell us, Bioware?"
"...once we were going to make a game. And then we didn't."
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It was called Five Fingers of Death (we love it already) and would have been a kung fu-themed game (complete with movie-style cut scenes) with the Baldur's Gate RPG genre. However when the concept was presented to Interplay Zeschuk stated, "... they laughed us out of the building."
....Rofl and people wonder why Interplay went bankrupt and had to sell off Fallout to Bethesda.
    
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