Microsoft has had “conversations” with Activision about Geometry Wars 3


It’s likely that everyone who has ever owned an Xbox 360 has gotten sucked into Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved at one time or another. The addictive twin-stick shooter from Bizarre Creations was hailed by many as the best game available at the console’s launch and its sequel, Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2, was even better.

The general public assumed that the series was over after Bizarre closed its doors in 2011. But Microsoft’s Phil Spencer doesn’t want the dream to die. Tweets from the Xbox Division’s Corporate VP reveal Spencer has been in talks with Activision (the current holder of the rights to Geometry Wars) about the possibility of Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 3:

Take it with a huge grain of salt for now, but I wouldn’t be surprised if Microsoft attempts to counteract Sony’s indie assault with another Geometry Wars game.

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