E3 2011: EA looking at ways to 'bring back' Mirror's Edge
- Posted June 9th, 2011 at 09:38 EDT by Mike Harradence
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Mirror’s Edge may yet make a comeback and could even take advantage of Battlefield 3’s lauded Frostbite 2 engine, says EA Games chief Frank Gibeau.
Speaking to GTTV, the executive again reiterated that the publishing behemoth hasn’t turned its back on the parkour-infused actioner, and says it’s in the process of looking at ways to bring it back.
“We’re actively looking at how to bring it back in the right way. We love that franchise. The DICE guys really created something I think special the first time around. You’ve got to have a big idea to be able to do the next one and that’s what we’re working on,” said Gibeau.
Quizzed whether a new Mirror’s Edge could utilize the Frostbite 2 engine, he teased, “you’ll see that combination, I’m sure.”
Mirror’s Edge hit shelves in late 2008 to a luke warm critical reception, though despite selling two million units as of October 2010 “fell short” of EA’s expectations. A sequel was said to be in the works back in 2009, though the project has since been put on ice.
- 8:23am EDT - June 9th, 2011
That's like a dream come true :D I really hope they make an other mirrors edge. It was so nice to have a refreshing new game, even more so when it was an fps that didnt revolve around shooting everything in sight. Also if it runs on Frostbite 2 it'll look even more visually stunning than the last one.
- 11:36pm EDT - June 12th, 2011
Mirrors Edge 2, wow im so happy to hear that OMG! E3 2012 is going to be the best than, because Mirrors Edge 2, (probably) Battlefield Bad Company 3, Need For Speed Underground 3, I mean WOW! thats a dream, can't wait to hear more about Mirrors Edge 2. Faith coming back is just great, I wanna do more parkour and break through some more red doors.
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