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Jade Empire 2 Coming to Xbox 360

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A sequel to BioWare's original action RPG Jade Empire (PC, X36) is purportedly in the works, according to San Jose Mercury News' games guy Dean Takahashi. The reporter claims on his blog that he's spoken with someone who's seen code for Jade Empire 2 on Xbox 360.

"It's coming for the Xbox 360, and it's real," Takahashi wrote. Although he's sure its coming at least to Microsoft's platform, Takahashi speculated the title could be arriving on other consoles down the road in light of BioWare's relationship with game giant Electronic Arts.

"It will be interesting to see if Jade Empire 2 will remain an exclusive for the Xbox 360, now that Electronic Arts has agreed to acquire BioWare/Pandemic," he wrote. The original Jade Empire retailed first for Xbox in 2005, with a special edition arriving last year for PC.

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    January 2, 2008 9:31 AM

    Hoorj!

    I for one loved the first one. It wasn't without its flaws but as a casual rpg fan it was just what I wanted plus the setting was cool and the general atmosphere was outstanding.

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      January 2, 2008 9:51 AM

      I agree with this. I actually quite liked it.

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      January 2, 2008 10:16 AM

      Same here, I loved the first one.. I hope this one gets a bit more scrutiny in the balance department (yay Stunning Fist - why should the end boss of a game be able to actually hit me?), but I'm excited.