Electronic Arts has confirmed that it has canned Mirror's Edge 2, stopping development of the project after early prototypes were deemed to be disappointing.
Speaking to Press 2 Play
, EA's Patrick Soderlund said that the series was close to his heart, but that he had to acknowledge the poor sales of the original.
'EA was shown a prototype, but declined with askance,
' says Press 2 Play's report (in Swedish). 'The project has been stopped - involved parties at DICE are working on something else now.
Developer DICE had a small team working on a sequel to 2008's Mirror's Edge
since at least November 2010, according to Eurogamer
In 2008 EA confirmed that it was planning sequels for both Dead Space and Mirror's Edge
, both of which had met with 'disappointing sales'. Dead Space 2 saw a release only a few weeks ago.
Despite poor sales, Mirror's Edge is still a firm fan favourite, having earned Sixth Place in our Top 10 Games of 2009
and 9/10 when we reviewed it
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