While I didn't care for the consolized style of the game I loved the artwork. And why would he need the rights from EA? Lewis Carroll's works are in the public domain, anyone can use them. Unless he's that arrogant he wants "American McGee's XXX". Guy, just make an Alice game if that's what you want, we don't really much care about you either way.
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