The Future of Visceral’s Star Wars Game

On October 17, EA announced the closure of Visceral Games, the developer behind games such as Dead Space, Battlefield Hardline, and Dante’s Inferno. This came as disappointing news to fans of Visceral’s titles… and also to Star Wars fans looking forward to the story-driven Star Wars game Visceral had in development.

Visceral’s Star Wars Game

We didn’t know a lot about Visceral’s Star Wars game, but what we did know was intriguing. It was a linear, story-driven action-adventure game set in between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. The creative director was Amy Hennig, most famous for her work on the Uncharted series, which led to much speculation that it would be an Uncharted-style game in the Star Wars universe.

Many fans theorized it might star Han Solo, while others viewed it as possibly the closest we’d get to the cancelled Star Wars 1313. Only a tiny amount of footage and concept art was ever shown, at E3 2016.

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Star Wars: Battlefront not expected until Summer 2015

Star Wars: Battlefront, the highly anticipated Star Wars-themed shooter currently being developed by DICE (the guys behind Battlefield) is set for a release date on the PS4, Xbox One and PC on a date far, far away we’re afraid. Electronic Arts, on publishing duties for Battlefront, held it’s annual meeting recently and CFO Blake Jorgensen … Read more