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Old Apr 15, 2013, 01:43 PM   #26
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Please none of this WII rubbish.. Just classic gaming with a controller, I don't game instead of going to the gym, I want to do both at different times.

Battlefront, rogue squadron, empire at war, force unleashed, KOTOR.. Think they were all made by lucasarts (some with external studios)
I mentioned the Wii U - no motion, but imaginative use of the touchpad screen...
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Old Apr 15, 2013, 04:06 PM   #27
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Does this mean no KOTOR III?
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Old Apr 16, 2013, 05:29 AM   #28
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Oh Disney..

Oh Disney, did you just buy the Lucasfilm to shut down Lucas Arts? Anyways, I'm a fan of Star Wars games, and this news.. makes me
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Old Apr 16, 2013, 06:10 PM   #29
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Does this mean no KOTOR III?
SWTOR is free2play now. It's actually really good. Has gone through a little revival.


The Jedi Knight Story and Sith Warrior storylines are both heavily featurepackeds towards a KOTOR 3ish experience.


No, it's nothing like a real KOTOR3, but its pretty damn good. give it a try.
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SWTOR is free2play now. It's actually really good. Has gone through a little revival.


The Jedi Knight Story and Sith Warrior storylines are both heavily featurepackeds towards a KOTOR 3ish experience.


No, it's nothing like a real KOTOR3, but its pretty damn good. give it a try.
Played the 15-lvl trial, got to lvl 14 and never came back. Couldn't be bothered to boot Windows and play what is essentially an imitation of wow but in star wars world. And I am a huge KOTOR fan and SW in general.
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Old Apr 17, 2013, 06:09 AM   #31
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Star wars Battlefront was amazing... but if they close down the studios there wont be any more sequels
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Old Apr 17, 2013, 11:20 AM   #32
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Star wars Battlefront was amazing... but if they close down the studios there wont be any more sequels
Don't panic games often move developers using a series, I have worked on 4 series that have swapped developers between games at one point or another.

BioShock
DeusEx
Batman Arkham
Tropico

Also Star Wars Battlefront was never developed by Lucas Arts it was always by a third party developer. Additionally depending on the game in the series they swapped developers. Pandemic and Rebellion have both developed games in the Battlefront series and before the studio shuttered Free Radical were working on one as well.

So don't fear if the game is good enough for a sequel Lucas Arts dev not existing should not stop it from being made!
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Old Apr 17, 2013, 11:31 AM   #33
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Sad but inevitable. LucasArts used to be an imaginative games company, particularly their SCUMM based games, the best example of which has to be Sam and Max Hit the Road, but since they concentrated on just the Star Wars franchise, they've become stale.
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my thing is people actually like clone wars i hated that show from the beginning but it was just me
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Old Apr 17, 2013, 02:48 PM   #35
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News at Yahoo!

http://games.yahoo.com/blogs/plugged...194516133.html



I guess they'll start licensing Star Wars instead. Maybe better games from the other studios? (go Bungie!)
Will love to see Bungies take on Star Wars !

I think this will be a good thing.
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Played the 15-lvl trial, got to lvl 14 and never came back. Couldn't be bothered to boot Windows and play what is essentially an imitation of wow but in star wars world. And I am a huge KOTOR fan and SW in general.
You give WoW too much credit, as it's also just an imitation of EQ. SWTOR is just plays like a standard MMO.
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You give WoW too much credit, as it's also just an imitation of EQ. SWTOR is just plays like a standard MMO.
Maybe, never played EQ.
So, flightpaths, grey-white-green-blue-purple item color codes, take quest -> kill 10 mobs, instances and BGs, etc, etc are standard in all MMOs?
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Maybe, never played EQ.
So, flightpaths, grey-white-green-blue-purple item color codes, take quest -> kill 10 mobs, instances and BGs, etc, etc are standard in all MMOs?
Pretty much yes, for the ones using the sandbox model, at least. Haven't played SWTOR yet, but judging by my long WoW experience, leveling is not that important. If you want to really know the game, you should try the endgame part (raids etc). Then you'll really know if it does worth your time, or not. Usually, in those MMOs, leveling is a dull and repetitive process, just to get you to the real goods at max level.
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Pretty much yes, for the ones using the sandbox model, at least. Haven't played SWTOR yet, but judging by my long WoW experience, leveling is not that important. If you want to really know the game, you should try the endgame part (raids etc). Then you'll really know if it does worth your time, or not. Usually, in those MMOs, leveling is a dull and repetitive process, just to get you to the real goods at max level.
I know, I'm a semi-hardcore raider myself =)

But I got bored of SWTOR pretty quick, maybe I'm just tired of the genre
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I know, I'm a semi-hardcore raider myself =)

But I got bored of SWTOR pretty quick, maybe I'm just tired of the genre
Oh I read you loud and clear on that. I'm too tired of the genre, too. I now got what you meant with "another WoW". Come to think of it, that's probably the reason I haven't played it myself yet.
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I never understood why they never released Monkey Island 2 SE for the Mac. Poor sales of the first episode, I assume, or perhaps the first sign of the end of Lucasarts...
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