Throughout an interview with IGN, Amy Hennig mentioned what her upcoming Star Wars recreation may have been like earlier than it was canceled by EA. Code-named Undertaking Ragtag, this Star Wars recreation was being developed by Visceral Video games, the group behind Useless House and Battlefield: Hardline. Hennig was appearing because the inventive lead. Hennig is greatest identified for her work writing the primary three Uncharted video games and, if the Star Wars recreation had occurred, it could have had an analogous really feel.
When she was requested concerning the canceled Star Wars recreation, the interviewer famous that there have been solely round six seconds of footage proven. Hennig responded, “…Individuals on-line go ‘That’s all that they had’, and it’s similar to ‘Are you kidding me?’ After three years, we had much more than that.” She additionally said that she wished “that door would have gotten cracked open slightly bit extra” in reference to her recreation, since not a lot was proven of it. The group at Visceral was ready for his or her probability to indicate off their recreation after Star Wars Battlefront was launched, and she or he needs extra would have been proven earlier than getting canceled.
Hennig famous that the Star Wars undertaking was meant to observe the identical course of as Uncharted, when it comes to the best way it’s constructed and the characters would have behaved on the earth. She needed to make the characters extra improvisational, very similar to they’re within the motion pictures, and referenced Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, and Chewbacca discovering disguises to rescue Leia from her jail cell for instance. Improvising was meant to be a recreation mechanic, which sounds prefer it may have been actually cool.
Moreover, the sport was meant to function an ensemble solid. There would have been a number of playable characters and protagonists, similar to within the movies, too. She talked about the significance of a giant solid in a Star Wars recreation and famous that it could be integral to the sport’s id.
Perhaps what’s left of this recreation can be revived in a future EA Star Wars undertaking, like Jedi Fallen Order. Sadly, Hennig wouldn’t be concerned, however it could a minimum of be good for a few of what Visceral labored on to seem in a technique or one other.
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