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FASA catalogue back from Microsoft to original creators.

Submitted by: GlassShadow @ 06:06 PM | Thursday, December 6, 2007 | (url: http://www.joysti...)

While Weisman and co. have yet to detail the projects, a job listing calling for online game expertise suggests MMOs could be in the works.[quote]

http://www.smithandtinker.com/news/
[quote]Smith & Tinker is pleased to announce that it has licensed from Microsoft the electronic entertainment rights for Mr. Weisman's previous creations of MechWarrior, Shadowrun, Crimson Skies and the other properties of the FASA catalog. Were not quite ready to announce our plans for each property, but please be assured that our goal is to surprise and delight old fans, while welcoming new fans to these fantastic worlds.


Sounds like none of these great games are dead :D


Shadowrun: PC vs 360 - PC users will have to pay monthly fee

Submitted by: Got Haggis? @ 10:19 AM | Friday, February 16, 2007 | (url: http://xbox360.ig...)

About a month ago, IGN posted a short update about Shadowrun, the team based FPS coming out for the XBOX 360 and PC. Shadowrun will allow PC users to play 360 users over Live Anywhere. It turns out, PC users will have to pay a monthly fee for Live Anywhere if they want to use this feature.


Tom Holmes Delves into Character Design

Submitted by: Colosus @ 10:01 AM | Monday, February 5, 2007 | (url: http://blogs.ign....)

Tom Holmes, graphics lead on Shadowrun, discusses how to differentiate between friend and foe in the new game and the design choices behind such a decision. A good read for those interested in what happens behind the scenes.