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Weapon 117
06-26-2007, 02:30 PM
A new Rare scribe was posted today, and the company pretty much brought the hammer down on the rumor mongers. Rare revealed that they are not working on a new Jet Force Gemini or Mr. Pants game, but more importantly, Rare put the kaibosh on the Killer Instinct 3 rumor mill. Sorry KI fans, the denial sounds genuine.

"Purely out of contractual obligation, no, we're not working on KI3..."

Source: http://www.gamersreports.com/news/5922/rare-says-no-plans-for-killer-instinct-3-jfg2-or-mr-pants/

xIIZombieIIx
06-26-2007, 02:32 PM
I can't say that I was ever a huge killer instinct fan... but sorry to hear that for all that were hoping for it.

Bluntman428
06-26-2007, 02:59 PM
That sucks. :(

I always thought KI was one of the more original and fun fighters back in its day. The characters were pretty awesome...haven't seen another fighter yet with a Raptor and a Werewolf as playable characters.

At least they didn't nix the possibility of a new Conker. :drunk

Sweet666Kraven
06-26-2007, 06:19 PM
ah, this does suck. I used to think Killer Instinct was awesome.

Well here's to a hopeful LIVE Arcade release of the original! :drunk

Tussell
06-26-2007, 07:40 PM
Damn, I remember the good old days of, sitting in my living room, or my friends living room, playing KI. Good times, sad to hear this.

deej brutal
06-26-2007, 08:11 PM
bummer, i was a big fan of killer instinct way back when. but yeah a release on live arcade would be awesome

Philly46
06-29-2007, 07:30 AM
Brother in law works for Rare but is always very discreet in what's going on, all I get at the moment are a few bits n dribbles about Banjo 3.

Cyrex
06-29-2007, 12:31 PM
I am not sure i would have even bought it

italianstallion
06-29-2007, 03:01 PM
I liked the massive combos you could pull of in KI. Hopefully some of the older titles will slip onto xbla.

Rare needs to just make more games, they take FOREVER to relelase titles.

JoeCool7835
08-05-2007, 02:59 PM
OK, so there's no Killer Instinct 3 in the works. So, how about some Killer Instinct 1, 2, or Gold on XBLA?

SRH KRONIC
08-05-2007, 03:19 PM
omg i just ot a double hit, I love JetForce n i was relle hopin on a new one, n KI..... speachless i loved tht game when i was a kid,,, played everyday n now :( back to the SNES :)

The Pants Party
08-05-2007, 04:38 PM
I'm definitely more bummed about Jet Force Gemini, that game was awesome.

Rand al Thor 19
08-05-2007, 06:52 PM
Just release KI1 and KI2 on the XBLA already Rare.... ULTRA COMBO FTW!!!!!!!!

ADeadlyRussian
08-06-2007, 03:26 PM
I don't believe my eyes. KI was a great game, how could RARE say no?

Bluntman428
08-06-2007, 11:46 PM
I don't believe my eyes. KI was a great game, how could RARE say no?

Microsoft owns them now.

They have plenty of adult-oriented games on their platform, but they lack quality family appropriate titles. Rare's exceptionally good at making kids games that can appeal to adults as well, and hence Rare's been designated their developer for those types of games. That's why Rare's only got one adult game out on the 360, and that's Perfect Dark Zero. Kameo, Viva Pinata and its sequel, and Banjo-Kazooie 3 which I think sucks ass personally. Nothing appealing at all to me about a friggin bear with a bird in his backpack.

It sucks, cause Rare's mature franchises are excellent, but it's all business. I'd kill to see a brand new Conker, but I doubt it'll happen. I just wish they'd come out with a sequel to Kameo or a REAL sequel to Viva Pinata (i.e. not a ripoff of Mario Party) if they're gonna stick with the kids games. Kameo and Viva Pinata were awesome.

Lord Chabelo
12-22-2007, 04:18 AM
Seems Rare might be changing their mind. Look at the Holiday card that was sent out by Rare. Notice the KI3 on the stocking?

http://img114.imageshack.us/img114/5233/banjohu0.jpg

Zee
12-22-2007, 01:38 PM
"Purely out of contractual obligation, no, we're not working on KI3..."
So that quote doesn't mean anything really. They could be working on one but can't say so, or remaking an older KI, thus not being able to talk about it.

StingX2
12-22-2007, 02:36 PM
considering banjo kazooie 3 can't even get released is this a shock to anyone