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Out of time: the Free Radical story – Part Two

Free Radical’s story continues as Haze development stumbles, and a deal with Lucasarts marks the beginning of the end for the studio. VG247′s Dave Cook speaks with Steve Ellis to set records straight.

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Star Wars: Battlefront III headlines

  • 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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  • New Star Wars: Battlefront III alpha footage hits YouTube

    Someone’s posted up a fresh video of gameplay from Free Radical’s Star Wars: Battlefront III. It’s shot off-screen from a 2008 build. Free Radical went bust over Christmas 2008 and was eventually picked up by Crytek. Watch it below.

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  • Pandemic: Battlefront III isn't here

    Looks as though Pandemic hasn’t got Battlefront III after all. Well, if it has, it’s keeping it hidden somewhere. “As of right now I can say Battlefront III is not currently at Pandemic,” said an admin on the official Pandemic forums. “While I know the title seems to be up in the air from all […]

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  • Sites pull Battlefront III footage after Lucas threat

    IGN’s yanked footage of Star Wars Battlefront III due to LucasArts pressure. The publisher told the site the movie of Free Radical’s project – confirmed as real by insiders – was “the intellectual property of Lucasfilm” and had “been posted without permission.” It looks as though the Kotaku footage we posted last week has also […]

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  • Rebellion wanted to up PS2 Battlefront III to 360 and PS3 versions

    According to UK development sources, Rebellion proposed to LucasArts that its PlayStation 2 version of Star Wars Battlefront III could form the basis for both 360 and PS3 versions of the game. The sequel’s next gen SKUs were being compiled at Free Radical, the British outfit that entered administration just before Christmas, shedding 100 staff. […]

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  • Amazon.com yanks Battlefront III listing overnight

    Amazon.com was listing Star Wars: Battlefront III last night, as reported by GoNintendo, but has since pulled the product. This link now brings up a 404. The retailer was listing the game for Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, DS, PSP and PlayStation 2, according to Kotaku, for a March 2009 release. The game’s in development […]

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