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Smith & Tinker owns the rights to the FASA properties, including Mechwarrior, Shadowrun and Crimson Skies. A new entry in the Mechwarrior franchise has already been unveiled, but what of the other IPs?

“Most of my time is invested in [Smith & Tinker], but in the wee hours of the night, I spend time thinking about the older properties,” said Smith & Tinker founder Jordan Weisman. “I think Crimson Skies is something we'd love to get some energy around, and we have some devious plans - we'll see if those materialize.”

Things don't look so positive for Shadowrun, though.

"Shadowrun was recently...not treated well...shall we say, so the thought was let a little time pass before approaching that one again," said Weisman.

As with Mechwarrior, outsourced to Piranha Games, it's likely these existing IPs will follow suit.

"The older properties - MechWarrior, Crimson Skies, Shadowrun, those kinds of things - those are kind of grandfathered in," said Weisman. "They're not really what we're all about, and we won't be developing and publishing those ourselves as a result. We'll be, like we are now, talking to other publishers and finding good homes for those.”

Via GameSpot

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pblive@ rbevanx

The original was on Xbox Live on the Xbox and was my most played online game on that system.
Posted 17:05 on 03 August 2009
guyderman's Avatar


Crimson Skies was fantastic and a next gen version is well over due!
Posted 16:59 on 03 August 2009
rbevanx's Avatar


Yeah I would like to see a 360 version. Just calls for Xbox Live
Posted 16:48 on 03 August 2009


I love Crimson Skies, I still have an Xbox copy and I'd love a next gen version.
Posted 15:21 on 03 August 2009

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Release Date: 01/06/2007
Developer: FASA Studio
Publisher: Microsoft
Genre: First Person Shooter
Rating: TBC
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