Ultima Aiera has posted an article about a Washington Post piece on Bioware Mythic's Paul Barnett, the man behind Electronic Arts' renewed interest in the Ultima series. Although it's an interesting article and Mr. Barnett has been very kind to Wing Commander fans in recent years, there has been no evidence that he is doing anything with 'our' Origin franchise. Nevertheless, here's a picture of the man in his natural habitat:
But wait! Computer, zoom in on the boxes in the picture!
Origin games?! Ultimas, Savage Empire... makes sense... but what's that towards the bottom? Enhance!
It's Privateer 2: The Darkening! Now that would be a great setting for a social game... You can find the Washington Post article here.