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Titanfall Developer Respawn Working on New Star Wars Game

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Electronic Arts has announced that Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment are working on a new Star Wars game.

The new game will play out in third-person, and is described as an action adventure experience. Further details weren’t announced.

Former Sony Santa Monica Studio lead Stig Asmussen is heading the project on the team within Respawn Entertainment.

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  1. Shiggy Diggy Doo
    Shiggy Diggy Doo
    May 4, 2016 at 12:38 pm

    Oh christ almighty make the pain stop

  2. Dark Link
    Dark Link
    May 4, 2016 at 12:39 pm

    Oh boy, yet another butchered Star Wars game by the hands of EA and now Respawn.

    How much you wanna bet it’s an EA Star Wars Battlefront sequel that’s just as bad as the first?

  3. Dark Link
    Dark Link
    May 4, 2016 at 12:40 pm

    The ride… it never ends…

  4. Dewey Defeats Truman
    Dewey Defeats Truman
    May 4, 2016 at 12:43 pm

    “experience”

    STOP

  5. Brandon Orselli
    Brandon Orselli
    May 4, 2016 at 12:47 pm

    Yeah I didn’t know what to really go with that. There’s practically no information. I think they literally just signed the deal today

  6. NuclearCherries
    NuclearCherries
    May 4, 2016 at 12:54 pm

    Disney killed Star Wars, and EA is raping its corpse.
    Lovely. Whelp, at least I still have the books and the older games.

  7. Dark Link
    Dark Link
    May 4, 2016 at 12:55 pm

    The books and older games are the golden era of Star Wars IMO.

  8. CrimsonColossus
    CrimsonColossus
    May 4, 2016 at 1:05 pm

    So right after EA gets DICE to make a Star Wars game that’s unfinished, for the next game they get a studio who’s last game was unfinished. Couldn’t be a more perfect pairing.

  9. No_Good_Names_Ever
    No_Good_Names_Ever
    May 4, 2016 at 1:22 pm

    It doesn’t sound like it’s Rogue Squadron!
    Maybe if we’re lucky, we’ll luck out on it being a new series instead of one we care about.

  10. Nagato
    Nagato
    May 4, 2016 at 1:25 pm

    Nah, it’ll be a below average action game like God of War set in the SW universe, fairly safe bet given the director.

  11. Audie Bakerson
    Audie Bakerson
    May 4, 2016 at 1:39 pm

    I never asked for this.

  12. Madbrainbox
    Madbrainbox
    May 4, 2016 at 1:56 pm

    They’ll take the franchise into obscurity.

  13. Rumble Red
    Rumble Red
    May 4, 2016 at 1:57 pm

    Man, Platinum’s already doing every other license under the sun; how hard would it be to call them up and do an MGR-reskin Jedi game?

    You wouldn’t even need to write a new story, just scribble in Senator Palpatine wherever the script says Senator Armstrong and you’re good to go.

  14. Uncle Ocelot
    Uncle Ocelot
    May 4, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    That sounds perfect, but I don’t know about Platinum working with EA (Their Activision stuff has been okay so far, I guess).

  15. catazxy
    catazxy
    May 4, 2016 at 2:09 pm

    well, EA is basically sith/empire in real life

  16. Dark Link
    Dark Link
    May 4, 2016 at 2:17 pm

    U
    G
    H

  17. Bitterbear
    Bitterbear
    May 4, 2016 at 2:34 pm

    So.. Another F2P game disquised as a $60 AAA one?

  18. Guin
    Guin
    May 4, 2016 at 3:00 pm

    That’s like saying Gundam will fall into obscurity in Japan because of a flood of mediocre games and anime. Star Wars has become ingrained into Western pop culture, for better or worse.

  19. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    May 4, 2016 at 3:05 pm

    I really liked Stig’s work in God of War 3, so I wouldn’t mind another Jedi Academy or Forced Unleased type of game from him.

  20. Lepito
    Lepito
    May 4, 2016 at 3:07 pm

    Some sorry sap I know bought Titanfall at launch for full price. I picked it up for ten bucks and got all the dlc for free. And guess who played it for longer?

    EA knows their audience, that’s for sure. The “EA” stands for “Early Access”.

  21. Madbrainbox
    Madbrainbox
    May 4, 2016 at 4:15 pm

    The movies are mediocre at best.It’s only saved by the lightsabers and the fact it’s a fairytale soap opera set in space.The former giving it it’s cool factor and the latter giving it the mass appeal.

  22. Minuteworld92
    Minuteworld92
    May 4, 2016 at 5:07 pm

    star wars is overhyped garbage. prove me wrong.

  23. MusouTensei
    MusouTensei
    May 4, 2016 at 7:25 pm

    Please be a singleplayer game.

  24. Karo
    Karo
    May 5, 2016 at 5:51 am

    “Electronic Arts”

    HAHA, NOOOOOOOPE.

  25. ProxyDoug
    ProxyDoug
    May 5, 2016 at 6:58 pm

    MIDICLORIANS SON!