TimeSplitters 4 is not in development. That's been made clear.
But Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli still wants to hear how many TimeSplitters fans are out there, and so he's put out a call on Twitter. In response, a large group of fans got together on Facebook in an attempt to beg the German studio to bring back subsidiary Free Radical's first-person shooter franchise.
Fan Josh Smith even wrote a poem. He says it's based on a love poem by Robert Burns, and he says he sent it to Yerli, who responded saying he liked it.
Here's the poem:
O my Banana's like a yellow, yellow banana
Newly sprung, in Siberia;
My love for bananas is like Graeme Norgate's melodie
Oh so sweetly played, on Aztec Ruins Interior.
My bonnie lass - Ample Sally,
So deep in love, am I;
And I will love Timesplitters, too, my dear,
Till my bananas have gone dry:
Till my bananas are dry, my dear,
And the Snowman has melt wi' the sun;
I will love Timesplitters still, my dear,
While the Shoal shall attempt to run.
Please do be fair, my Love,
For the Gingerbread man, he cries;
And I cry too, my Love,
For Mr. Socky to survive.
Lovely. Is this enough to convince you, Crytek?
100,000 Strong for Timesplitters 4 [Facebook]