Rumor: Mirror's Edge 2 Running On Battlefield 3's Engine

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You know how Battlefield 3 looks absolutely stunning? That's because it's on a new engine, Frostbite 2. And if rumours are to be believed, so too is Mirror's Edge 2.

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While EA's Frank Gibeau first hinted at a new ME project back at E3, even coyly playing along with speculation it may be on Battlefield 3's engine, Britain's Official PlayStation Magazine is out-and-out claiming that "the Frostbite 2 engine will pave the way for Mirror's Edge to make a free-running return."

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Just to keep your feet on the ground, remember, there's been absolutely zero confirmation that Mirror's Edge 2 is even in development, let alone what engine it's using.

We've contacted EA for comment, and will update if we hear back.

Mirror's Edge 2 uses Battlefield 3 engine: OPM strengthens rumour [CVG]


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Strangelove

Can somebody please explain to me the obsession with Mirror's Edge (I own it, on PC)? It has a metacritic score (on consoles) of 79, and yet it keeps coming up on "best of" lists ahead of games that were reviewed much, much better.

I think ME is fun, and all, but I just don't understand the obsession with what was clearly a good but not great game (at least by the reviews).