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More Star Wars Battlefront 3 alpha footage emerges

By John Keefer, Sep 19, 2016 9:31am PDT

The video shows off dated graphics and placeholder art and sounds for a training mission in the game cancelled in 2008.


More Star Wars: Battlefront 3 gameplay footage emerges

By John Keefer, May 06, 2013 8:00am PDT

Footage from Free Radical's cancelled game Star Wars: Battlefront 3 continues to show up, this time in more pre-alpha gameplay livestreamed on Twitch over the weekend in a "May the Fourth be with you" celebration.


"i'm surprised they even started work on a battlefront 3. didn't 2 have lackluster sales?"

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Timesplitters 2 HD was active project, canceled in 2008

By Steve Watts, Oct 02, 2012 9:00am PDT

Former Free Radical developers talk about canceled projects like a Timesplitters 2 HD remake, and why old Rare games on Xbox 360 stopped with Banjo Kazooie.


Shack PSA: Prototype 2 out on PC today

By Steve Watts, Jul 24, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Prototype 2 has released on the PC version today, which includes the "Radnet Edition" extras.


"I played the first one but didn't really like it enough to get me into a sequel."

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An hour of Star Wars: Battlefront 3 reveals cancelled game

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 05, 2012 7:30am PDT

Star Wars: Battlefront III was "pretty much done" when LucasArts cancelled the multiplayer Star War 'em up, developer Free Radical has said. A new hour of snazzy footage from a leaked build shows just how far along it was.


"That is to say, LucasArts cares more about the Star Wars brand and staying "on message" with ..."

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Prototype 2 'Colossal Mayhem' and 'Excessive Force' DLC dated

By Steve Watts, May 08, 2012 8:30am PDT

The first Prototype 2 DLC is available today for $4.99, or free for Collector's Edition purchasers. The second will come on May 29.


Star Wars: Battlefront 3 canceled due to 'change of direction' at LucasArts, dev claims

By Steve Watts, Apr 26, 2012 9:45am PDT

Free Radical co-founder Steve Ellis shares details on how shifts at LucasArts and failing milestones led to the cancellation of Star Wars Battlefront 3.


"It comes down to a core pursuit.. "Is the game FUN?" and the willingness to scrap all the work ..."

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Prototype 2 pre-order bonuses announced

By Steve Watts, Mar 12, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Activision has outlined the pre-order bonuses for Prototype 2, which differ for Amazon, Best Buy, and GameStop.


"Fucking sweet, now I get to research which version sucks less."

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Prototype 2 'Red Zone' trailer shows havoc in New York

By Steve Watts, Oct 17, 2011 7:15am PDT

A new trailer from NYCC shows off Prototype 2 protagonist Heller beating up mercs and commanding monsters.