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Launching with the Playstation 2, Timesplitters was a ridiculous yet awesome FPS experience. Creating maps was a blast, the selection of characters was hilarious (I preferred Gingerbread Man), and it took you to a large variety of environments and periods in time. Unfortunately, it never made it to the current generation of consoles, where its multiplayer-friendly gameplay would thrive online. In an interview with Play magazine, members of Free Radical Design explain why it never happened."TimeSplitters: Future Perfect didn't perform as well as expected in the shops," said Timesplitters lead artist Tristan Reidford. "Although fun to make, without stellar sales figures a further TimeSplitters game was going to be a tough one to sell to publishers. It's a hard game to summarize in an easy sentence like 'car modding racing game' or 'third-person stealth game'."Lead animator James Cunliffe elaborated, saying "I think we just felt that the franchise was well received but we had other things we wanted to try before going back to it. We weren't in any particular hurry to rush into TimeSplitters 4."Personally, I’d love to see the improbable Timesplitters 4 happen at some point. It would be a great change of pace from the onslaught of modern military shooters currently on the market.
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I loved playing TimeSpitters on my PS2, it would be awesome to see one on the current generation. It's kind of sad it won't happen.
ah timesplitters, I played the crap out of TS2 never got around to three (my gamefly had m game restrictions at the time, a modern version would be a blast, weirder sequels have happened
The TimeSplitters series are games that to me will never get old. I've wasted countless hours on the series, and I'm proud to say that I've played all three of the awesome games. Great storylines, hilarious characters, and a rip roarin' time to be had!
Timesplitters 2 and FP took up zoo many hours of my life. Best multiplayer ever
I dumped hundreds of hours into Future Perfect. Before that, I dumped hundreds of hours into Timesplitters 2. It was one of my favorite series of the last generation. It's too bad we may not see 4 for a while. I agree with Dan; there's an overabundance of military shooters on the market right now. Sure, some of them definitely are great experiences, but I'm looking for something that's just plain fun and infinitely replayable (like Timesplitters was). Here's hoping we get to see another entry someday.
This series needs to make a come back with the same level of content the old ones had.
I would love to see Timesplitters 4 on this generation of consoles. TS 3 is one of my favorite games ever.
Timesplitters was so much freakin fun too play with my friends THEY NEED A NEW ONE
They should at least do an hd remake of all of them since they won't make a new one. Just make one for the fans we are dying here!!!