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Re: And so it begins, Disney closes LucasArts

by Retrodude Wed May 08, 2013 1:03 am

I'm not a glitch, I just have pixlexia.

Raiiban wrote:That's a moral dilemma. Capitalism has no morals.
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Re: And so it begins, Disney closes LucasArts

by fastbilly1 Wed May 08, 2013 9:21 am

Yes since EA doesnt own companies like Bioware and DICE... They will force everyone to use Origin if it is on PC though.
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Re: And so it begins, Disney closes LucasArts

by Luke Wed May 08, 2013 9:28 am

Retrodude wrote:
Ack wrote:EA now has rights to Star Wars for making games.


How is this a bad thing? KOTR and Battlefront are among the best Star Wars games ever made.
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Re: And so it begins, Disney closes LucasArts

by Raiiban Wed May 08, 2013 9:34 am

Luke wrote:
Retrodude wrote:
Ack wrote:EA now has rights to Star Wars for making games.


How is this a bad thing? KOTR and Battlefront are among the best Star Wars games ever made.

Both of those games were by studios before EA bought and ruined them, and in Pandemic's case, closed it... Invalid examples.
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Re: And so it begins, Disney closes LucasArts

by Luke Wed May 08, 2013 9:37 am

Okay...So let's bash games that haven't been made yet?
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Re: And so it begins, Disney closes LucasArts

by Jmustang1968 Wed May 08, 2013 9:38 am

Raiiban wrote:
How is this a bad thing? KOTR and Battlefront are among the best Star Wars games ever made.

Both of those games were by studios before EA bought and ruined them, and in Pandemic's case, closed it... Invalid examples.[/quote]

Eh I would argue against Bioware being 'ruined'. They developed some of my favorite games this gen.
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Re: And so it begins, Disney closes LucasArts

by Retrodude Wed May 08, 2013 9:42 am

Luke wrote:How is this a bad thing? KOTR and Battlefront are among the best Star Wars games ever made.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_arts#Criticism

Note how long that section is. Disney can do a lot better than EA. I would have preferred if they gave the license out to different companies on a case-by-case basis. If it's all in the hands of one company, they have no competition and therefore have no incentive to actually put quality over quantity.
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Re: And so it begins, Disney closes LucasArts

by Jmustang1968 Wed May 08, 2013 9:50 am

Retrodude wrote:
Luke wrote:How is this a bad thing? KOTR and Battlefront are among the best Star Wars games ever made.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_arts#Criticism

Note how long that section is. Disney can do a lot better than EA. I would have preferred if they gave the license out to different companies on a case-by-case basis. If it's all in the hands of one company, they have no competition and therefore have no incentive to actually put quality over quantity.


Of course they have competition. They compete against all other games being developed and released. A gamer has a set budget for games and will buy a different game if the EA game is of poor quality.
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Re: And so it begins, Disney closes LucasArts

by Luke Wed May 08, 2013 9:59 am

Retrodude wrote:
Note how long that section is. Disney can do a lot better than EA.


Based on games that haven't been released yet? Like the Illumiroom, you're not even giving it a chance before you knock it down.
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Re: And so it begins, Disney closes LucasArts

by Raiiban Wed May 08, 2013 10:08 am

Luke wrote:Okay...So let's bash games that haven't been made yet?

I can't possibly trust EA, so I'm not going to deny my bias against them, I hate the company and wish it would go away. So yes, I will be very cynical and overly critical towards anything they are involved with in any way whatsoever. I believe this will merely lower the quality of star wars games further, just the same as they did with that poor excuse of an MMO, SWTOR, which was EA and Bioware.

If you want be be optimistic about EA and future star wars games, then don't let me stop you. I'll just sit in the back and gloat quietly to myself when EA proves me right about their usual poor quality and execution. :P
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