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Factor 5 vets form social studio

By Steve Watts, Apr 06, 2011 2:30pm PDT

Several former employees of Factor 5 have have formed a new social games studio in the San Francisco Bay area, named (appropriately enough) TouchFactor.

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"oh and whatever happened with them suing the pants off some poor animator for complaining that ..."

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Factor 5 Sued By Ex-Employees

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 17, 2009 8:13am PDT

Star Wars: Rogue Squadron and Lair developer Factor 5 is being sued by former employees for fraudulent behaviour in the wake of its bankruptcy,...

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"If he stole assets from the company or broke laws when moving assets to a new company that he ..."

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Factor 5 Confirms Closure of California Studio

By Chris Faylor, May 14, 2009 10:59am PDT

The long-rumored closure of California-based Lair and Star Wars: Rogue Squadron series developer Factor 5 Inc. has been confirmed by way of an...

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"The cost of living in San Rafael is ridiculously high which certainly put some extra pressure on ..."

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Factor 5 'Officially Closed,' Claims Source

By Chris Faylor, Dec 22, 2008 9:54am PST

Following word of financial difficulties and layoffs at Lair and Star Wars: Rogue Squadron series developer Factor 5, a new report now claims that...

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"I agree about the Wii but think back to when they committed to the PS3 in May 2005. Everyone ..."

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Report: Factor 5 Axes 50% of Staff, Might Sue Ex-employee for Blogging About Problems

By Chris Faylor, Dec 16, 2008 9:24am PST

Corroborating word of troubled times at Lair and Star Wars: Rogue Squadron series developer Factor 5, a new source has come forward, claiming that...

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"Somehow I didn't finish my thought on the "If you work extra time" line. Append "that's a ..."

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Report: Factor 5 Unable to Pay Employees, Postpones Unannounced Project

By Chris Faylor, Dec 09, 2008 9:25am PST

Star Wars: Rogue Squadron series and Lair developer Factor 5 has been unable to pay its employees for over a month due to the closure of publishing...

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"I recall a time before Factor 5, when Lucas Arts made "space combat simulators.""

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Report: Factor 5's Superman Game in Limbo, Publisher Brash Out of Cash

By Chris Faylor, Nov 07, 2008 7:50am PST

Reports indicate that licensed game publisher Brash has essentially run out of cash, leaving many of its projects, such as an unannounced Superman...

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"Six Flags Fun Park, Saw, Alvin & The Chipmunks. Yeah, I can't see what could've possibly gone wrong."

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