Factor 5: An Inconvenient Truth

Factor 5 had some troubled years in recent history. How did it come to that point when everything looked quite promising in 2002?

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Cajun Chicken3458d ago (Edited 3458d ago )

On this site, look at the web adress it links to; http://goneisgone.blogspot....

Check out 'Virus' underneath 'leaked concept art'. Look at description of 'Virus'.

Hasn't 'Project V' been said to be an retro looking arcade game for PSN? Doesn't Virus look like a 'arcade game for PSN?' with a 'V' in the name? Don't projects get outsourced?


shadowfox3458d ago (Edited 3458d ago )

i think project v is by a dev called 'Just Add Water' though. It's a new europe based dev, though, so perhaps some factor 5 guys brought it there?

Cajun Chicken3458d ago (Edited 3458d ago )

Bingo. JAW maybe got the project passed on from F5 by Sony. Much like the whole Star Wars Battlefront 3 situation.

FrankFoxJaegar3458d ago

i guess we'll see at e3 when they announce it

Hellsvacancy3458d ago (Edited 3458d ago )

Kinda reminded me of Dead Space a little, its a shame it got canceled but its not like Sony havnt got any more exclusives up there sleeves BRING ON HEAVY RAIN

gauntletpython3458d ago

factor 5's games were always conceptually great, and visually awesome. it's just, some of them got stuck up in the actual gameplay(not just singling out lair, either).

Danja3458d ago

I have a feeling you have never played Lair while the game wasn't perfect as no game is , the gameplay was not broken contrary to what reviewers stated , sometimes people just dont like to try new things and thats what happened with Lair and it's Motion controls , had Sony given Factor 5 6 more months to polish up Lair the game would have been great not good.

FrankFoxJaegar3458d ago

kinda sad that this got canceled, but then i remember lair and...

Danja3458d ago (Edited 3458d ago )

you think to yourself why didn't you play this cool game made by awesome devs... hmmm :)

and I dont know why people think that Lair was the reason for Factor 5 Downfall .. Sony funded development for the game ....

DrWan3458d ago

is actually pretty top notch in the gaming world he's the president of some game developer organization. Its kind of sad seeing his company go to the crap hole. I think Sony should take the opportunity and buy them out and reorganize the team. Eventhough Lair flopped; its concept was still pretty good. It's got some potentials.

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