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“Mirror’s Edge 2 is in production at DICE”, claims Swedish dev

Wednesday, 21st November 2012 13:00 GMT By Dave Cook

Mirror’s Edge 2 has been rumoured for a rather long time across the industry, but developer DICE has yet to confirm or deny the game’s existence. However, a Swedish developer at ngmoco and ex-EA employee has come out and said that the game is indeed in development. Get the quotes below.

PCGamesN reports that manager of ngmoco Sweden Ben Cousins – who was previously general manager of EA’s Easy Studio – stated on Twitter:

It comes after EA Games vice-president Patrick Soderlund stated that DICE doesn’t want to be a ‘Battlefield factory’, and stated that the studio is currently working on non-Battlefield titles.

So there you have it: Mirror’s Edge 2 is common knowledge apparently. What do you make of that? Let us know below.

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27 Comments

  1. daytripper

    Yes :-)

    #1 2 years ago
  2. JackTheFaux

    I can only hope that this is true.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Beta

    News to me. Replayed the first one the other day, still love it. Don’t let me down DICE :)

    #3 2 years ago
  4. freedoms_stain

    I just fear that it’ll be a garbage standard shooty FPS shite.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Dave Cook

    @4 if they have any sense at all it won’t be.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Beta

    @4 Whatever happened to optimism? :)

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Da Man

    This game has an independent female lead fighting the system. It must be released.

    Don’t ruin my escapism with shooty shooty military aliens bs.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Dave Cook

    @7 prepare for the Zombie horde mode DLC.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Da Man

    No multiplayer with t-bagging – no buy.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Gadzooks!

    Loved the first one, right up until people started shooting at me, which completely ruined it.

    Give me a gun-free game and I’m in, otherwise no thanks.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Gama_888

    Excellentay!!!!

    @10 I loved every bit of it, even when there were hoards of mofo’s shooting at me, and i got the trophy for never using a gun in the game ;)

    #11 2 years ago
  12. SplatteredHouse

    I suspect there is not a sufficient epic gif to be found to present my reaction to this news!

    #12 2 years ago
  13. freedoms_stain

    @6, Battlefield 3 killed it, at least in relation to Dice.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. zinc

    ^^^ Me too ;-)

    Though when I played through again using weapons, the game was a piece of piss :-/

    #14 2 years ago
  15. CycloneFox

    I wonder who ever doubted that.
    I think the second one was implicitely announced when the first one released.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Razor

    They keep saying this and it never happens.

    Hoping regardless, though.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Edo

    OMG YESSSSSSSsssssort of want.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Gheritt White

    Thought this was common knowledge… been in dev for +/- a year now…

    #18 2 years ago
  19. TD_Monstrous69

    Hope that it’s made official soon with an announcement. Loved the first, and have eagerly awaited a sequel for years.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Clupula

    Really liked what I got a chance to play of the first one. It gave me motion sickness, so I couldn’t play it for more than a few 15-20 minute sessions before realizing it just wasn’t going to happen.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Maximum Payne

    @19 Probably at VGA 2012 which is in December

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Hunam

    For anyone worrying about the game, wasn’t the single biggest complaint in ME1 that it had gun fights in it at all?

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Maximum Payne

    @22 Well the game wasn’t very long ,it was very linear and based on trial and error,nothing to do after you finished campaign
    Still great game thought and very adrenalin rush some times :D

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Neuromancer

    From DICE dev:

    http://i3.minus.com/jbyDg9ehkuBXzi.png

    https://twitter.com/bionicbeagle

    #24 2 years ago
  25. MadFlavour

    yesss.

    Please Dice, NO GUNS.

    NO GUNS
    NO GUNS
    NO GUNS
    NO GUNS
    NO GUNS

    Also:

    NO GUNS

    #25 2 years ago
  26. death_489

    @20
    Many people said that but when i played it i didn’t felt that way , i actually got excited every time i jump high places xD , i waaaaaannnnnnnttttttt a seeeequel right noooooooooowwwww !!!!!!!!! it’s really annoying seeing a game like mirror edge isn’t supported , i hate you guys :( , you buy normal games like cod but never care about a special game like mirror edge , i really cant see someone not like it , people just don’t know about it even in this moment , just yesterday i mentioned it to a friend who play since 2008 , he never heard of it , i almost bunched him >.< ..

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Clupula

    @26 – It’s been rarer this gen than it was last gen for me to get motion sickness with games. With the PS2, I pretty much skipped first person shooters altogether because of how they’d make me feel.

    Then my now-ex got me a PS3 and she was trying out the demo for Jericho, and I noticed I wasn’t getting nauseous watching her play. I am not sure if it’s the difference in framerates or if it’s just games that don’t do the whole simulated reality cam thing, I don’t know. It’s rarer, but it still happens with me on some games. This, the demo for that Kane & Lynch sequel, and both the Infamous games and Resident Evil 6 until I slowed down the camera speed on them.

    #27 2 years ago

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