X360, PS3 Wednesday, February 27, 2008 | 11:25 AM

Concept Arts of Kotor 3 ?

Concept Arts of Kotor 3 ?

Found in the dark corners of one LucasArts artist's FTP, here are the supposedly first Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic III concept arts. We don't know yet if it's totally legit, but we'll let you know as soon as we have more info on this topic.


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Commented on 2008-02-27 11:41:51
Oh my god, I mean, what the hell?
KOTOR3 rumor was already shot down, maybe this is KOTOR MMO. But in any case, KOTOR = Domination
Commented on 2008-02-27 11:50:45
doesn't look very star wars'ish to me...
Commented on 2008-02-27 11:51:45
Really cool art here.

The only reaosn why KOTOR bored me was its time based combat, choose attack and wait for it to deliver.

If they change KOTOR to more real-time like Force Unleashed but keeps the RPG in it it would be great.

One thing I liked about KOTOR was that its mood, its ambient, feel was so good.

Let's see what this Star Wars title is.
Posted by ApolloCreed
doesn't look very star wars'ish to me...
First image...female with a lightsaber

Lightsaber = star wars

Besides, KOTOR did have alot of guns and blade type weapons.
Commented on 2008-02-27 11:51:47
Three of them is dated 2004, old pictures maybe?
Commented on 2008-02-27 12:00:08 In reply to tranceformer
Posted by tranceformer
Three of them is dated 2004, old pictures maybe?
Pre-production can begin really early.
Commented on 2008-02-27 12:11:34 In reply to team56th
Posted by team56th
Oh my god, I mean, what the hell?
KOTOR3 rumor was already shot down, maybe this is KOTOR MMO. But in any case, KOTOR = Domination
KOTOR3 as done by Bioware was shot down, that doesn't mean we can't/won't see KOTOR3.
Commented on 2008-02-27 12:55:22 In reply to team56th
Posted by team56th
Oh my god, I mean, what the hell?
KOTOR3 rumor was already shot down, maybe this is KOTOR MMO. But in any case, KOTOR = Domination
It was on a leaked EA release list.
Commented on 2008-02-27 13:47:28
Posted by Snoopers
Pre-production can begin really early.
Indeed.

Most who follow Star Wars games should be able to recognize the conceptual style of James Zhang. Zhang has been on practically every conceptual team that has done a Star Wars game. He's been around Lucas Arts almost as long as Doug Chiang.

But this IS KOTOR, make no mistake about it. But given the variety of starfighters and character concepts, I would say this looks like the MMO everyone suspects is coming from Bioware.
Commented on 2008-02-27 15:31:16 In reply to ApolloCreed
Posted by ApolloCreed
doesn't look very star wars'ish to me...
Looks very star wars like if you ask me.
Posted by munkieNS
It was on a leaked EA release list.
I can't see LucasArt and EA teaming up some how though.
Commented on 2008-02-27 16:11:51 In reply to ApolloCreed
Posted by ApolloCreed
doesn't look very star wars'ish to me...
for me either... who told you they're from kotor?
Commented on 2008-02-27 16:25:49 In reply to Jollipop
Posted by Jollipop
I can't see LucasArt and EA teaming up some how though.
Same here. Lucas Arts has their own publishing arm, I'm not sure how this would work out.
Commented on 2008-02-27 16:38:58
Deal was already made before EA bought BioWare then, maybe? Saw it before (Sega publishing The Club, but Bizarre has been taken over by Activision before the release of that game).
Commented on 2008-02-27 17:41:56 In reply to GrimThorne
Posted by GrimThorne
Same here. Lucas Arts has their own publishing arm, I'm not sure how this would work out.
EA is letting them work with Sega, so... why not? Seems that these deals were made before the acquisition anyway.
Commented on 2008-02-27 19:46:46 In reply to ApolloCreed
Posted by ApolloCreed
doesn't look very star wars'ish to me...
Ofc not ofc not ... that light sabre on screen one is obviously a torch lol
Commented on 2008-02-27 19:55:48 In reply to Lobogaara
Posted by Lobogaara
Ofc not ofc not ... that light sabre on screen one is obviously a torch lol
hahaha, good one!
Commented on 2008-02-27 19:59:37
AHAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHH!!

Please be true!!
Commented on 2008-02-27 20:24:03
Great news if BioWare is developing it. No Bioware = no sale
Commented on 2008-02-27 20:29:47 In reply to Sath
Posted by Sath
Lightsaber = star wars
That doesn't really look like a lightsaber. Oh well if its Kotor3 then ya but it really doesn't feel like Star Wars.
Commented on 2008-02-27 20:40:53 In reply to Drsw36
Posted by Drsw36
That doesn't really look like a lightsaber. Oh well if its Kotor3 then ya but it really doesn't feel like Star Wars.
The art from Knights of the Old Republic doesn't look so much as your classical movie type Star Wars. If you check out the KOTOR comic arts, you will see how much different it is. KOTOR takes years before the movies, so it will look very different.

And yes, that does look like a lightsaber.
Commented on 2008-02-27 20:43:13
4000 years
Commented on 2008-02-27 20:56:31 In reply to GriftGFX
Posted by GriftGFX
4000 years
Wow that much?
Cool.
Commented on 2008-02-27 21:30:11 In reply to Sath
Posted by Sath
Wow that much?
Cool.
Yup.. the Galaxy in Star Wars lore falls into a long "dark ages" period after the fall of the old republic, and much of the technology developed and discovered in that time period is lost in the process.
Commented on 2008-02-27 21:40:50 In reply to GriftGFX
Posted by GriftGFX
Yup.. the Galaxy in Star Wars lore falls into a long "dark ages" period after the fall of the old republic, and much of the technology developed and discovered in that time period is lost in the process.
No wonder why I prefer the KOTOR ages than the new ones.
I like Star Wars and all but I don't know the timeline so much.

All I know is this, Jedi and Sith battles are bad ass if done right...Darth Maul vs Obi-Wan & Qui-Gon Jinn!
Commented on 2008-02-27 21:53:45 In reply to Sath
Posted by Sath
Really cool art here.

The only reaosn why KOTOR bored me was its time based combat, choose attack and wait for it to deliver.

If they change KOTOR to more real-time like Force Unleashed but keeps the RPG in it it would be great.

One thing I liked about KOTOR was that its mood, its ambient, feel was so good.
Same here, I really would have loved it if it was real time, or like have the option to be realtime... Not a fan of turn based stuff at all... And the story wasn't THAT great, it was well done, but at large it really wasn't that great...

Awesome concept art though, looks really cool...And there are talks of a LucasArts-BioWare thing so who knows =)

And its definitely Star Wars, Last picture is labeled "Sith Troop Transport"
Commented on 2008-02-27 22:00:51
KOTOR 3...oh dear....my life would be complete. lol
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