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Just lease Lucasarts properties to any publisher willing to pay for the fees like you do with Marvel properties Disney
Not to any publisher willing to pay, but I agree that they should lease the properties on a game to game basis according to the genre they want to make, a CD Project Red or Obsidian Star Wars RPG, an Insomniac adventure game and so forth
I think Disney is actually the one that judges what games will get made, and then license them out to make a game based on what they want. They chose EA because of their ability to produce a wide variety of games...and likely EA was willing to pay the most. I don't see Disney allowing anybody just licensing the property because they have an idea. Disney I guess has some sort of plan for the IP, which seems to be making back their money as fast as possible, even if it means running the franchise into the ground.
Agreed I actually think it was likely that Electronic Arts offered them a huge deal for the entire Star Wars property. I think they should be more loose with the licensing and just license per game as opposed to giving exclusive licensing to a single publisher. Because I would definitely love to see naughty dog or Sony Santa Monica make a Star Wars game. So I feel if they trust Sony with Spider-Man clearly they're not opposed to having a 1st party make a Star Wars game in terms of publishing and distribution or development
I don’t see why Disney would do so for Marvel properties but not for Lucasarts properties
Disney needs to get its on talent they have so many properties they could rival EA
Disney already shut down their publishing division. They ain’t coming back to making their own games, they’d rather have other publishers do it for them
CD Projekt Red
YES you nailed it! CD Projekt Red!!! would be amazing! open worls Star wars game! Techland, or treyarch would be ok too.
Bethesda So many studios under them including Bethesda themselves All single player focused
The problem with Bethesda is that the company has no problem with reusing dated tech. Also Bethesda is notorious for releasing games that are unoptimized, buggy, glitchy and graphically dated.
You do know evil within 2, prey and wolfenstein 2 all published by Bethesda. They don’t just don’t publish skyrim and fallout Also skyrim and fallout are fun games who cares about tech
You might be confusing a single studio with the actual publisher that has multiple Studios....
@Dante ...... prey was buggy at launch with optimization issues on consoles and Evil Within 2 has performance issues also.
Don't we already have enough bad writing from the new movies?
There would be WAY too many bugs. Bugsthesda.
So no more old republic? That's like saying no more WoW. All single player is a very bad move.
There is lots of talent out there, create their own studio. People like Amy Henning should not have signed onto with EA. What the industry needs is more kickstarter type studios but with more accountability restrictions.
Well I don't know if I agree with all of that because clearly there's something she saw with the development team that made sense for her to go there. I'm sorry but not everything is as you read it on these gaming forums You still have to understand that Electronic Arts is still a publisher that is clearly hiring game development teams to create content. So at the end of the day I think it's a bit biased to try to argue that this developer should not have went with a publisher simply because you personally do not like them, I think for the most part this community seriously needs to leave their emotions out of junk like this because you're now trying to say a writer should not signed onto a project that she believes in because you emotionally don't like a publisher. Fallouts happen all the time and projects get cancelled all the time regardless of publisher and even regardless of funding as many Kickstarter projects have been cancelled. So the best thing I would say regarding something like this is this is going to matter on a game by game basis I don't think anyone could generalize a publisher to tell a developer that they shouldn't work there because even developers I personally don't like I completely understand if it developer sees something that makes sense for them to sign up with them.
343 or The Coalition
ummm why? They are both developers that are renowned for the sci-fi genre
@Frinker, halo was better with bungie than 343i is. Bungie had more lore, and better stories than 343i has with halo 4 and 5. 343i is good at the multiplayer side of halo, but star wars needs more story based games instead of regurgitated mutliplayer games like we got with battlefront and battlefront 2. it'll also a company owned by microsoft meaning it would be exclusives, thus making the venture not as profitable for disney. i cant say much about the Coalition as i havent played any gears, but the coalition is also owned by Ms, so its in the same boat that way. Disney and lucas would be better off goign with a third party company for a shooter esque game so its available to all platforms. CDPR making a rpg, Insomniac making a action adventure bounty hunter type game, Activision blizzard making a dungeon crawler jedi game similar to diablo. lots of options but exlcusive games isnt one of them
But I'm sure it's perfectly fine when Spiderman is exclusive
i never said it was, but spiderman is in a different situation as sony owns the movie rights and used that as leverage fro the game. personally i wish it was avail;able to everyone as it looks like "the spiderman" game of our generation, but there have been alot of whining about the use of QTEs in it.
The Colaition? No thanks. Gears was pretty average and why limit your userbase with an ip like Star Wars since they are owned by Microsoft, same with 343. I believe it will be Ubisoft if anything. They have the status out there while still doing quite well and often coming up with great games like Mario + Rabbids. Activision, same crap we see from EA.
CD Project Red!
Letting everyone make Star Wars game is the answer / have them pay a fee & take away the Exclusivity tag
Anyone that isn’t EA or MS
Bioware if it hasbt already been said
I don't care as long as it stops this single studio licence crap. Star Wars needs variety.
If Bioware show that they've still got it with Anthem they'd be my pick.
Sony for SP expierence and Blizzard for multiplayer.
Any COD Developer....
Guerrilla Games / Decima engine
Sony with BioWare. I think if they collaborated tools BioWare can redeem themselves over Mass Effect Andromeda.
we would get the most epic cinematic star wars movie ever if a sony development team was behind star wars. You know this for a fact.
Imagine a Naughty Dog Star Wars game for a moment...
Give Sony the rights to make a SWG remaster/sequel. Factor 5 are back, so let them make a new Rogue Squadron game. CDPR to make a successor RPG series to KoToR, as Bioware are just EA puppets now. Machine Games to make a great, first-person storied blaster game. And since MS and their followers don't like single player, dramatic experiences... Get Naughty Dog and Amy Hennig back together for a storied, third person adventure game.
They are long gone.
Not Activision, not sure about Ubisoft either but those are the two Disney have been rumored to be considering.
What's funny is it would be in better hands with, basically, anyone at this point. No lie, maybe a few exceptions here and there but really thinking on it. . it's true lol
Ubisoft. They have been one of the best dev's for the last two generations
Not EA or Activision, that is all.
It seems some here are confusing developers with publishers.
unless you're talking about activision everyone else has their own in house development teams.
Guerilla Games......Can you even imagine.
Eh, EA is fine. I mean, their bf2 campaign is better than what Disney can provide. The Old Republic is the story Disney should be doing, like, 18 minutes is not nearly long enough for this https://www.youtube.com/wat... . They should be doing a trilogy just about those twins.
Anyone but the 3 biggest money scheming companies: EA, Activision, and Ubisoft. CD Project Red or maybe RockSteady Studios
You know that pales in comparison the money scheming Disney does right? No matter who were to do star wars the money scheming will be there guaranteed.
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