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Star Wars: Battlefront III gameplay vid lasts an hour

Some chap – “Borman18” – has posted a full hour’s worth of Battlefront III gameplay on YouTube, as you can see below. Free Radical was working on this before the studio was closed in 2009 and bought by Crytek. There’s a great deal of content in this movie. Read it and weep. Or watch it […]

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Free Radical Design headlines

  • Free Rad buy helps us into console market, says Crytek

    Crytek’s plans to enter the console market have been accelerated with the purchase of UK dev Free Radical, GI reports. “We always planned to enter the console market and it was part of our strategy even before the acquisition. This step will certainly bring us forward a bit faster to achieve our goal to develop […]

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  • Rumour: Battlefront III heading back to Pandemic

    A very reliable “insider source” has told videogaming247 that Star Wars Battlefront 3 is heading back to Pandemic’s studios in Los Angeles, California. Pandemic Studios and LucasArts developed the first Battlefront back 2004, with the sequel coming out just a year later. However, inside of 12 months of Battlefront II’s release, Free Radical Design announced […]

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  • Source: Battlefront 3 footage is real

    A VG247 insider source informed us this morning that yesterday’s leaked Battlefront 3 footage is indeed real. “It’s real enough, looks like a compilation of footage from sometime last year,” said the source to videogaming247, confirming that it indeed come from the alleged internal alpha meeting back in November. The footage (below) looks really rather […]

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  • Star Wars Battlefront 3 footage leaked?

    Kotaku‘s got hold of what it says is some leaked footage of Free Radical’s Star Wars Battlefront 3. The footage was apparently taken from an internal alpha meeting with Free Radical back in November. Free Radical Design was put up for sale last year and subsequently cut its workforce from 140 to 40 in a […]

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  • "Interest has been very strong" in Free Radical sale, says ReSolve

    In continuation of a claim made early December last year, administrator ReSovle Partners has told GI that interest in the purchase of Free Radical is still “very strong.” “At this stage interest has been very strong,” said ReSovle’s Cameron Gunn. “We’re advertising the business and assets for sale and there’s been some significant interest expressed […]

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  • "Significant interest" shown in buying Free Radical

    As reported by Edge, Free Radical’s administrator – Resolve – has claimed there’s already been good interest in buying the developer. “We are very confident that we will achieve a sale if we decide to market the business,” said spokesman for Resolve, Cameron Gunn. “It’s a testament to the employees and the regard of the […]

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  • Confirmed - Free Radical is in administration

    Administrator Resolve Partners has confirmed that Free Radical has not specifically closed, but is instead in administration. Cameron Gunn, a spokesperson for Resolve, told ThisIsNottingham: “The company was placed in to administration yesterday afternoon. “We will be spending the next three or four days assessing the financial position of the company but it’s business as […]

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  • Doak left Free Rad earlier this month, company closed

    Multiple sources have confirmed to VG247 that Free Radical is, indeed, closed. Edge has posted up a lengthy account of recent events at the firm from what looks to be a good source. Apparently founder Dave Doak left earlier this month, and is now in the process of setting up a new developer with co-founder […]

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  • Rumour: Free Radical shutting up shop? [Update]

    Word’s spreading that Free Radical may have closed its doors. The UK developer currently isn’t answering its phone. Free Rad’s known to be working on Star Wars: Battlefront 3 and TimeSplitters 4. Know what’s going on? Let us know. Thanks, Hunam. Update: CVG’s reporting that FRD’s Christmas party wasn’t the most pleasant of affairs. It […]

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