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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.


"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,...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


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

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