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Obsidian Entertainment, makers of KOTOR II, has pitched an idea to Lucasarts to make a new Star Wars RPG focusing on Obi-Wan Kenobi. The story would take place between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. When asked about it, Obsidian CEO Feargus Urquhart had this to say:

“We pitched a between-Episode III and Episode IV game [to LucasArts]. Because we think that timeframe is super interesting. It’s the fall of the Republic, the extermination of the Jedi, it’s Obi-Wan going off and making sure Luke is OK. You have the Sith, but you have the extermination of all Force users except for very, very few. So it was an interesting time to set a game, and you know, Chris Avellone came up with a really cool story.”

“We also latched onto it because it has elements people remember, but not the stories. It can just completely not involve [the movies]. It can tease them, but nothing else.”



Disney has previously stated that it will focus more on mobile and social media games, but Urquhart thinks he can convince them otherwise. However, he does acknowledge that the lack of KOTOR II's success will make this idea a hard sell.

For a full report, check out the link below:
New Republic: Obsidian Actively Pitching More Star Wars

 

After reading: http://kotaku.com/5968952/the-knights-of-new-vegas-how-obsidian-survived-countless-catastrophes-and-made-some-of-the-coolest-role+playing-games-ever

I fully understand how KOTOR II got screwed over by time constraints. I'd like to see Obsidian get another shot at this.

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This could have a lot of potential. It was never stated in the movies whether or not Obi-Wan instantly became a hermit on Tatooine. He could have easily had some adventures investigating the empire or saving some old friends / allies before settling down in his sand hovel.

 

On a side note.. Disney Star Wars social media games do not sound appealing to me. :\


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