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Postby Icepick » Thu Jan 30, 2003 5:57 pm

Many of you may not care much about this, but I thought I would post it anyway.
It seems that EA, in its infininte wisdom, has decided to shut down Westwood and 2 other development studios, and open up one new, larger one. This news saddens me a little as I've always been a fan of (most of) Westwood's games.

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Postby BladeRunner » Thu Jan 30, 2003 6:06 pm

I agree fully with you. I have played a great deal of westwood games too, say, Lands of Lore or Eye of the Beholder, and I think it's a shame.
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Postby tommy060289 » Thu Jan 30, 2003 6:20 pm

Please tell me that command & Conquer Generals is still going to be realeased.
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Postby tommy060289 » Thu Jan 30, 2003 6:22 pm

just founed out it says 'phased out'

please join me in saying [B]NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

(Edited by tommy060289 at 5:23 pm on Jan. 30, 2003)
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Postby Long Shoota » Thu Jan 30, 2003 6:44 pm

I'm sure Generals will still be released, would be silly to abondon it now just cos WW are closing. Maybe Generals will be the last game we will see from WW.
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Postby tommy060289 » Thu Jan 30, 2003 6:53 pm

The upshot of this move is that Westwood, which is currently based in Las Vegas, will cease to exist. EA Pacific, which has developed Command & Conquer: Generals, will also be phased out.


read the articule that i have quoted and it says it will be phased out.
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Postby Long Shoota » Thu Jan 30, 2003 7:49 pm

The upshot of this move is that Westwood, which is currently based in Las Vegas, will cease to exist. EA Pacific, which has developed Command & Conquer: Generals, will also be phased out.


EA Pacific will be phased out, not Generals. :)

Word is that plans are already afoot for an add-on for RTS Command & Conquer: Generals.


No Generals and yet an add-on pack? ;)

(Edited by Long Shoota at 6:53 pm on Jan. 30, 2003)
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Postby Hektik sniper » Thu Jan 30, 2003 8:13 pm

ah man this sucks
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Postby Luigi300 » Thu Jan 30, 2003 10:20 pm

C&C (all games) ROCKED! Westwood's Monopoly game was also pretty good, nice animations.
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Postby Darkshine » Thu Jan 30, 2003 10:24 pm

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Postby Icepick » Wed Feb 05, 2003 2:42 pm

Looks EA arent the only one closing stuff down.

News that Midway West is now closed down.
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Postby elDiablo » Wed Feb 05, 2003 3:54 pm

im wondering how this will affect my account with westwood for playing online, and stuff =/

cheers for pointing this out Icepick, i care :)
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Postby ChronoTata » Wed Feb 05, 2003 5:39 pm

Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
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Postby Rkiver » Wed Feb 05, 2003 6:20 pm

Such a pity....C&C wasted so many hours of my life.....WW will be missed...
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