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Jordan Weisman, the creator of Shadowrun, was so impressed at the result of his Kickstarter campaign to fund a new entry in the cyberpunk RPG series that he's considering bringing back the Crimson Skies franchise.
Shadowrun's Kickstarter was a massive success, reaching its $400,000 goal in 24 hours, and has now raised over $875,000. This has given Weisman hope that Crimson Skies will see similar results.
In an interview with Shacknews, Weisman said, "I'm hopeful [Crimson Skies] is another property that I can approach soon. I'm in discussions with them about that," he told us. "I'm hoping that we can bring that back to life as well."
Crimson Skies for PC and Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge for Xbox 360 were based on the original FASA board game. Both games were published by Microsoft, which has since lost interest in the series.
Hopefully, Weisman's new studio Harebrained Schemes can help bring this series back. However, he did caution that it probably won't be in the near future, as the company will have its hands full with Shadowrun.
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Wow, I never thought anyone would remember how good it was.
Yes, yes, yes! I loved both the PC and Xbox games. I was just thinking this the other day when I considered playing Ace Combat just to get my flying game fix. I so wish this project goes forward. Excellent Xbox LIVE fun to be had if they release this.
Crimson Skies, I had so much fun with that game. I would like to see a new entry. But I'm always worried companies would screw them up somehow.
this was an amazing game
hope they don't screw it up
Loved Crimson Skies
As much as I liked the first game I think this is a bad idea I just dont think people want a flying combat game I dont think the Ace Combat game is too popular anymore is it? Could be wrong but then again I guess you could say the same about another Shadowrun and apparently people want another. In any case am I the only one that thinks this Kickstarter stuff is getting overused? I mean it started and it was cool but now its like everyone is doing it. Kind of like that Marine Dance thing a while back where one guy asked an actress and then everyone started doing.
Never played Crimson Skies, but I heard good things.
i hope he does, the xbox version was awsome =D i dont remember it being for the 360 though <.<
Followed by Mage Knight, I'm sure.
I loved Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge with all the different planes and aerial maneuvers it was a game that provided hours of fun
Crimson Skies was my favorite original Xbox Live game. I clocked more hours into it than Halo 2 or Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory (Both easily take a close 2nd and 3rd though) I won many a dogfight in the dust devil. This would be a day one purcahse for me as long as the multiplayer was just as fun as the first. I never even finished the single player, I just loved the crazy dogfights on Live. Really hopping this happens.