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    Secondary Hivemind Nexus SirKicksalot's Avatar
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    Epic Games saves Big Huge Games! (UPDATE: the studio is closed)

    Epic will hire as many Big Huge employees as it can and until a new studio is set up in Maryland, some of them will work as contractors at the Epic HQ.

    Once again, Big Huge Games dodges destruction!
    Now let's imagine an Amalur sequel built on UE4.

    Or even better, a new Rise of Nations. They only need to rescue Bryan Reynolds from Zynga!

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    8 months later: We’re closing Impossible Studios.
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    I could go for another Rise of Nations.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fumarole View Post
    I could go for another Rise of Nations.
    I've been wanting a proper sequel for 9 years, but it'll never happen.

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    Then who can save 38 Studios?
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    Quote Originally Posted by CrazyEthan View Post
    Then who can save 38 Studios?
    No one, hopefully they'll crash and burn.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CrazyEthan View Post
    Then who can save 38 Studios?
    Turbine and Avalanche set up job fairs for 38's employees, and Zenimax is also hiring.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrazyEthan View Post
    Then who can save 38 Studios?
    Maybe Alabama or the UK? Lots of places have really nice corporate wellfare programs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fumarole View Post
    I could go for another Rise of Nations.
    Oh please yes. After all, its been nearly a decade.
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    Nice. Albeit I haven't finished it yet, I could go for some more Amalur. Maybe with Epic behind the studio, EA might buy the IP from RI and get them working on it.
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    Would like another Amalur DLC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeathPig View Post
    Would like another Amalur DLC.
    I'll just be happy with the fabled patch.

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    I can't imagine Epic wanting to bankroll an RTS game, or have they changed their tune recently?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kelron View Post
    I can't imagine Epic wanting to bankroll an RTS game, or have they changed their tune recently?
    Agreed. RTS is primarily a PC genre, and PC gamers are filthy pirates who must not be allowed to shoot dudes with their bros.

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    I don't see why Epic wouldn't. If there's a fan base and want, no reason not to.

    We are missing the point though in this thread.

    Epic Huge Games?

    Big Epic Games?

    Big Huge Epic?

    Epic Games Big?

    Epic Big Games?
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    They should relocate to Liverpool and call themselves Proper Big Massive Fuckoff Games.
    Irrelevant on further examination of the rest of the thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NathanH View Post
    They should relocate to Liverpool and call themselves Proper Big Massive Fuckoff Games.
    +1

    Awesome suggestion.


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    Quote Originally Posted by NathanH View Post
    They should relocate to Liverpool and call themselves Proper Big Massive Fuckoff Games.
    Just sprayed coffee out of my nose, cheers for that.
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    Don't Epic usually release most of their stuff for PC? Aside from Gears obviously, because MS want to use that to promote the 360.

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    I'm not sure what they've done recently apart from UT3 and Gears of War.

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