Coming from former RARE composer, Grant Kirkhope...
"I think Rare have completely f#@$ed themselves. And - it isn't their fault; it's Microsoft's fault. They have completely ruined that company, and it makes me cry every day of my life."
You can check out the comments directly from Kirkhope in this video interview linked here. The comments come up at the 2 hour, 11 minute and 35 second mark.