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Via Kotaku
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EA studios DICE (Battlefield) and Visceral (Dead Space) will both make new games in the popular sci-fi franchise, and BioWare (Star Wars: The Old Republic) will "continue" to work on Star Wars games.

"Every developer dreams of creating games for the Star Wars universe," said EA Labels president Frank Gibeau in a statement. "Three of our top studios will fulfill that dream, crafting epic adventures for Star Wars fans. DICE and Visceral will produce new games, joining the BioWare team which continues to develop for the Star Wars franchise. The new experiences we create may borrow from films, but the games will be entirely original with all new stories and gameplay."

In summary, Disney shuts down LucasArts and then licenses out the franchise to EA. You can read the press release here.

What Do You Think of the Deal?

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The game will be available on both PC and Mac and will allow both online and OFFLINE play.

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EA has made history... by becoming the only company to win Worst Company in America for the second year in a row. EA beat Bank of America, with the video game company taking nearly 78% of the vote. Rounding out the final four was Ticketmaster and Comcast.

EA tried to fight the PR war early by releasing this quasi-apology from COO Peter Moore when the company was nominated.