Old Republic 'will be great failure’

Ben Parfitt
Old Republic 'will be great failure’

An anonymous blogger going under the name of EA Louse has lashed out at employers EA BioWare and predicted a tough time for future MMO release Star Wars: Old Republic in the process.

The lengthy rant is primarily centred on Warhammer Online.

“I found out recently that I will be dismissed from Bioware Mythic during the next round of layoffs EA coming this November,” the blog reads. “I’m sick of seeing EA outsource their art and find every excuse to get rid of us and still not achieve anything. Mythic is dying, and its not us who killed him but we’re taking the fall.”

However, turning their attention to the upcoming Star Wars release, EA Louse adds:

“And Bioware? Don’t make me laugh. They’ve spent more money making the Old Republic than James Cameron spent on Avatar. Shit you not. More than $300 million! Can you believe that?

“And you know what they’re most proud of? This is the kicker. They are most proud of the sound. No seriously. Something like a 20Gig installation, and most of it is voiceover work. That’s the best they have.

“The rest of the game is a joke. EA knows it and so does George Lucas, they’re panicking and so most of Mythic has already been cannibalized to work in Austin on it because they can’t keep pushing back launch.

“Old Republic will be one of the greatest failures in the history of MMOs from EA. Probably at the level of the Sims Online. We all know it too.”

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Tags: mmo , ea , bioware , old republic , star wars , cost , blogger , ea louse , mythic

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