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Old 09-10-08, 12:13 PM   #1
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Default Ensemble disbanded by MS

I am surprised that this news didn't catch on here.

http://www.gamespot.com/news/6197465...dlines;title;1
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Old 09-10-08, 01:30 PM   #2
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Whaaat ? oh no this cant be right
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Old 09-10-08, 01:42 PM   #3
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and rts game that wont get updates is gonna fail. You know theres gonna be balance issues found when it first comes out.
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Old 09-10-08, 01:55 PM   #4
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That sucks. I thought they did a great job with AOE3, even if the hardcore fans thought otherwise.
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Don't worry they are just being reformed...
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Old 09-10-08, 03:21 PM   #6
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That sucks. I thought they did a great job with AOE3, even if the hardcore fans thought otherwise.
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Time has kinda caught up with them IMO. I do think that they've been outmatched in the recent years by others, for example Relic Entertainment has proved a supreme player in the RTS genre while Age of Mythology was just old whine in a new bottle. Hell AoM was even outmatched by C&C: Generals IMO. And Rise of Nation/Legend, Dawn of War, Company of Heroes.. those are the RTS of the future. As a major Halo fan I can't do anything but look foward to Halo Wars in anticipation, but my expectations are not very high..
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Don't worry they are just being reformed...
What? Like Aerial bots?
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Old 09-10-08, 06:40 PM   #9
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Don't worry they are just being reformed...
Yea let's hope they can make an even better crew. I really love AOE3 and have always liked games by them. Maybe they'll mix with some of the devs from FSX or Halo.
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Old 09-11-08, 07:42 AM   #10
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I hope there will be an AOE4, but I want Rise of Nations 2 more, but I doubt they are going to develope it.
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They could, they still have the rights to those.
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Old 09-11-08, 03:23 PM   #12
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Default Re: Ensemble disbanded by MS

AoE and C&C are the only RTS games I play, so of course I hope for more down the line... One can't help but wonder if this "restructuring" is related to MS' focus on consoles now.

Either way, in any form, I look forward to another AoE.
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