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Rumor: Mirror's Edge PS3 will be a Timed Exclusive

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336w ago - We don't believe you David Reeves. It would be kind of us to say that much of what you spout is exagerated, but now you, Mr SCEE boss, have more "news" for us. DICE's promising first person adventure game, Mirror's Edge, will be a timed PS3 exclusive.

A Turn Up for the Sony?

That would certainly be good news for Sony, especially considering our impressions of the game at E3 and the seductive footage revealed at Leipzig GC 08. Moreover, it'd be better move than Sony's Hazey chapter with Ubisoft. According to Heise.de, David Reeves has informed them that Mirror's Edge will "initially be PS3 exclusive this year", with the "PC and Xbox 360 versions to follow much later", further stating:

We are continuously, month after month publishing new titles that bring something unique and target different groups. In a month it's Gran Turismo, in the next SingStar, and Third-Party Title's such as EA's Mirror's Edge are all part of the strategy.

Developer Confusion

DICE were bemused when asked, either by David Reeve's incompetence, or by EA's reluctance to inform them of the exclusivity deal; "We know nothing of that so far. But it is possible that there is collusion at the highest level, of which we are still uninformed."

So DICE certainly don't rule out the possibility and it's not uncommon for a publisher to collude with console giants without developer input, as was the case with Ubisoft choosing the PS3 for Free Radical's Haze. Remember, money rules the roost in software development.

PlayStation 3 Lead Platform

We can stir the rumor a tad more by remembering that DICE's lead platform is the PS3 and any public showing of Mirror's Edge has been on Sony's platform.

If the rumor is false, David Reeve's has further diminished our view of him. If the rumor is true, David Reeve's can't keep a secret, has a bigger mouth than Denis Dyack, and risks Microsoft cottening on.

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#1 - I Kick Puppies - 336w ago
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Even if it is true it still does not even begin to make up for Sony allowing Square Enix to make FF13 Multi platform.


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