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    News - The Beeb dreams of becoming a £50million publisher

    It has the brands, now the BBC wants a slice of the videogames industry.
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    Re: News - The Beeb dreams of becoming a £50million publisher

    Top Gear you say? how about they give Bizarre Creations a call.

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    Re: News - The Beeb dreams of becoming a £50million publisher

    Quote Originally Posted by Gunbuster View Post
    Top Gear you say? how about they give Bizarre Creations a call.
    Funnily enough, I was going to say Top Gear too - how about a TG special version of Dirt3 when it comes out - be a good chance to replace some/all of the major "stars" (very few I've heard of - meh) with someone I'd recognise.

    Chance to take on Hamster in his Bowler in Rally-Raid mode could be good fun. Even add a few extra tracks based on the trips the guys have done (e.g. swamps in the Deep South of the US, African Deserts, Nurburgring, snow track - Arctic Gran Prix?)

    (Stopped watching Doctor Who when the new guy took over)

    Doing stuff in Flash doesn't make you a major game producer in my book.

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    Re: News - The Beeb dreams of becoming a £50million publisher

    Top Gear: Ok, it would be good if done right

    Doctor who: forget it, far too multi layered to make it work without having the worlds best devs and 5-10 years to make it

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    Re: News - The Beeb dreams of becoming a £50million publisher

    I can't see them succeeding tbh.

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    Re: News - The Beeb dreams of becoming a £50million publisher

    Given that almost every householder is effectively a shareholder in the BBC if they start ever making a profit they should pay dividends back or at least reduce their TV licence tax.

    Probably a more realistic turn of events is that their project will overrun and budget will spiral out of control so they will just increase the licence fee to cover it....

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    Re: News - The Beeb dreams of becoming a £50million publisher

    I guess this will be run by BBC Worldwide which is a profit making company in it's own right. If it wasn't for BBC WW the licence fee would either be higher, or a lot of high budget successfull programming would never have been made in the first place. A lot of the big budget nature programs fall into this bracket.

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    Re: News - The Beeb dreams of becoming a £50million publisher

    Download the current doctor who game, its free and mildy entertaining for a while.

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    Re: News - The Beeb dreams of becoming a £50million publisher

    Quote Originally Posted by HW_90 View Post
    Doctor who: forget it, far too multi layered to make it work without having the worlds best devs and 5-10 years to make it
    I don't know Doctor Who and the Mines of Terror didn't take that long to make!
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