Your First (And Last) Look At Mercenaries 3

Mercenaries developers Pandemic went bust last year, while members of the studio were hard at work on a third game in the sandbox warfare series. This is what it would have looked like, had it ever been released.

The game had the working title of Mercenaries 3: No Limits and was still in the early stages of development when Pandemic was closed up. That explains why things look a little rough; it was a showreel displaying the game's new concepts, not a shiny trailer designed for public consumption.

Nevertheless, with the one-year anniversary of Pandemic's demise upon us, now is as good a time as ever for us to see could have been, had the game not been binned along with the studio that created it.


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    Kotaku should start a series called, "What Could Have Been?"

    There's heaps of resources here in Australia.

      I think this is a great idea. Mark please implement this and maybe include developer quotes, vidoes and concept art if possible.

        This is a great place to seen cancelled or even pre release versions of games:

        http://www.unseen64.net/

    Mercenaries was one of my most favorite games on the PS2, i must have played it 3 times to the finish with all the characters

    When Mercenaries 2 came out on the PS3 i was saddened by how rubbish it was. One part i remember being annoyed at was trying to shoot down a helicopter with a stinger missile and having it destroy the tower i was standing on and crumbling to my death >:(

    Luckily Just Cause 2 came out and was exactly what i was looking for out of that genre.

    Kinda glad that a third game was not released.

    I dug the Mercs 1 game, but as Danny said, the sequel was a bit rubbish. I really, really wanna see more from Mattias Nilsson, one of my fav game characters ever!

    Sad that there will be no more of this once great franchise.

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