Factor 5 Closed Down

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Dec 20, 2008

Factor 5 Closed Down by sean0007 at 9:43 PM (1,180 Views / 0 Likes) 8 replies

  1. sean0007
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    Newcomer sean0007 Advanced Member

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    Company Factor 5 (makers of Star Wars Rogue Squadron and Lair) has shut down its operations according to IGN's Matt Casamassina.

    Another company has been swallowed by the crumbling economy. Rumour was that they were working on Kid Icarus for the Wii.

    http://gonintendo.com/?p=67019

    Edit: Extra Details.
     
  2. Vague Rant

    Member Vague Rant Deceptively cute

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    Beh, pretty soon DSI Games is gonna be the only developer in business.
     
  3. pilotwangs

    Member pilotwangs GBAtemp Maniac

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    Shame.

    Wonder how many companies will be closed before christmas...
     
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    DSI already became "ZOO Interactive", some time ago [​IMG]
     
  5. Vague Rant

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    I suspect they'll continue using the name now that the DSi has been unveiled (that or sell it at a premium).
     
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    Member Edgedancer Director of Moon based operations

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    Not factor five. The Rouge Squadron games were great. I hope they form a new company. Preferably become a nintendo 3nd party developer.
     
  7. GeekyGuy

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    Perhaps the name of this board should be changed to "User Submitted Rumors," since that's mostly what's posted here these days.
     
  8. Trolly

    Member Trolly GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    That's a damn good point, we do get mostly rumours. I guess that was a joke, but it's actually a good idea I think aha.

    And I was looking forward to a Kid Icarus game, 'tis a shame.
     
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    they should probably rename a lot of newspapers "rumourpapers" too then [​IMG]
     

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