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Microsoft Buying BioWare?

Computer and Video Games says they've seen "compelling evidence" from "internal sources operating at the highest levels" that Microsoft is in the process of acquiring Canadian developer BioWare. According to their story, the deal has been in place since before last Christmas, and will probably be announced at E3. When asked for comment, Microsoft called this rumor a rumor.

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17. Re: I'm failing to see the problem.... Mar 7, 2003, 21:09 patient
 
Uh... Microsoft did not make Halo.
Bungie did, which Microsoft acquired with its pocketchange
and yanked the PS2 release, the Macintosh release and the PC release...

Why? You do the math.

Microsoft's games are insipid, lacking in creativity and the good ones... are not even theirs.
Their tactics for the gaming market? Not make better games, but buy the small, talented, creative think-tanks that produce them. If you don't understand this, go to Japan and see how poorly the XBOX is doing, a country whose gaming devs produce games because of the loyalty to their fans, not empty pockets.

 
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