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    Upcoming EA Star Wars Games to be Inspired by Batman Arkham's Approach

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    One of the things that made the Batman Arkham games work so well was how they took everything that made Batman a great character and used that to create a video game. The Dark Knight wasn’t just shoehorned into an existing genre; several genres were mixed together to create a game that was genuinely “Batman.” It seems that this is how EA will approach their upcoming Star Wars games according to CEO Andrew Wilson.
    These games, while retaining the spirit of the Star Wars franchise, will tell all new stories and also bring new things to the table as well. This is exactly what the Batman Arkham games did. They are inspired by the entirety of the Batman history but they also brought their own take to the franchise.
    This is good news to hear and I hope that others who create games based on existing IPs will also take this approach as well. Perhaps if devs begin tailoring games to the strengths of a particular franchise and not trying to shoehorn them into a specific gaming genres we’ll get better results in the future.

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    This would he fantastic.

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    $#@! all the talking. Prove that $#@!, EA.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Two4DaMoney View Post
    $#@! all the talking. Prove that $#@!, EA.

    ^ What he said, give me gameplay.

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    I hate EA currently, but I love Star Wars and always will
    New stories and stuff whilst keeping the essence sounds good in practice; but please please deliver for once!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Two4DaMoney View Post
    $#@! all the talking. Prove that $#@!, EA.
    Seriously. It is easy to say we are "inspired" by Arkham, but it is a helluva lot harder to pull it off.

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    E.A.'s integrity is garbage. I have no desire to support their rushed games.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Two4DaMoney View Post
    $#@! all the talking. Prove that $#@!, EA.
    This $#@! right here.




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    They could prove themselves by completing and releasing Star Wars 1313. Be a nice start.

    And this might just be me, but a new version of Tie Fighter would be pretty sweet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Venger View Post
    They could prove themselves by completing and releasing Star Wars 1313. Be a nice start.

    And this might just be me, but a new version of Tie Fighter would be pretty sweet.
    Wasn't 1313 canceled? Or have they just not released any info recently?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LM-93 View Post
    It's all about battlefront 3!
    Hell yeah.. Lets hope they learn from the $#@! they've been having with Battlefield 3 eh!

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    Quote Originally Posted by podsaurus View Post
    Wasn't 1313 canceled? Or have they just not released any info recently?
    Yes it was. One of the dumber moves they've made. But it doesn't look like it was cancelled for being a bad game, it looks like it was cancelled because EA took over the license for Star Wars and didn't pick it up when Lucasarts basically stopped making its own games. No one outside the original developer knows how complete the game was, but what had been shown looked pretty impressive.

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    Screw EA. I really wish another company could make Star Wars games. We all saw how SWTOR turned out and that was the most funded MMO in history. There is SO MUCH potential in the Star Wars series and it's being wasted it really sucks.

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