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Amber's Unboxing Series

Amber's Unboxing Series: Voltron, Star Wars and Space Invaders


January 2015's Loot Crate offers a nice haul
Feb 07
Amber's back with another month's worth of fun junk from Loot Crate. A lot of cool crap here, guys. She also had fun taking your feedback from last month's episode and using it to try to improve her style. I think she's doin... read
Star Wars bundle

Fine, Star Wars Humble Bundle, I'll play Republic Commando


$12 for nine games, with more to come
Feb 03
On Sunday, I came closer than I ever have to downloading Republic Commando thanks to its recent debut on GOG.com, but I didn't. After reflecting on my growing backlog, I chickened out. Now I've got an even more compelling opp... read
Star Wars

Relive the era of good Star Wars games with these new releases from GOG.com


Return to the land of 56k lightsaber battles
Jan 27
Through Disney's generous licensing agreement, GOG.com is helping bring Star Wars memories and more back with its second wave of LucasArts game releases. These three great games became available today and for the first 7... read
Star Wars

Star Wars Rebellion, Rogue Squadron 3D, and four others headed to GOG.com


Oh hell yes
Jan 22
GOG.com released six Star Wars games on Tuesday, including X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter, and now the PC game distributor is back with its next set of titles. We're in for a real treat. Rogue Squadron 3D, Rebellion, and Empire at Wa... read
Star Wars on GOG.com

Are you ready for some X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter and X-Wing Alliance?


More Star Wars games on GOG.com
Jan 20
The re-releases of X-Wing and TIE Fighter were lovely, but they were only the start of GOG.com's plans for Star Wars. Today, the DRM-free game distributor added six new titles: Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter + Balance of ... read
Kingdom Hearts III

Star Wars and Marvel on the table for Kingdom Hearts III


Darth Vader as Organization XIII
Dec 02
First, let's remember that Kingdom Hearts 2 did Pirates of the Caribbean and John Depp. And they released games called Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, Birth By Sleep, and Dream Drop Distance, so the series is i... read
Lightsabers

Reminder: Lightsaber crossguards were in No More Heroes first


Henry Cooldown stole Abrams' thunder
Nov 30
[Update: You guys in the comments are fast! Thanks for the education on the Star Wars Expanded Universe and its long history of lightsaber crossguards. I wonder if that's where Suda got the idea from? I'll ask him next time I... read
Star Wars

Star Wars: Battlefront now set for holiday 2015


Hardline in March 2015, next Battlefield in holiday 2016
Oct 28
During an earnings call today, Electronic Arts announced new release windows for a few of its games. Most notably, DICE's Star Wars: Battlefront is now scheduled for holiday 2015. The game will presumably be out for PC, PS4,... read
Rogue Squadron

Factor 5's canceled Rogue Squadron compilation sounds incredible


There was also going to be a multiplayer Rogue Squadon
Oct 10
As if we don't have enough canceled Star Wars games to mourn already, here's a couple more. During a recent Nintendo Voice Chat appearance, Factor 5 president Julian Eggebrecht opened up about a Rogue Squadron compilation and... read
Old Republic Revan

The Old Republic welcomes Darth Revan back by way of DLC


The expansion is $19.99
Oct 07
You remember Darth Revan? Well he's back! In DLC form! BioWare has announced that an upcoming DLC will feature the classic Revan character from KOTOR in The Old Republic. It'll arrive on December 9th, priced at $19.... read
Star Wars

Disney removed Tiny Death Star without telling its developer


Taken down to focus on Star Wars Commander
Oct 03
Disney has pulled two mobile Star Wars games -- Tiny Death Star and Star Wars Assault Team -- and in the case of the latter, developer Nimblebit wasn't even given a heads up. "We had no prior knowledge that the game would be ... read

Next Star Wars: The Old Republic update will let you build homes


It's like the Sims now! BUT IN SPACE!
Aug 13
EA revealed the next update for Star Wars: The Old Republic at its gamescom press conference. The Galactic Strongholds downloadable content will let you build a home in the game. Yup, SWTOR is now Sims. You can show off your cribs to friends in the game.  The update will also include Guild flagships, used to go around space and conquer planets.  read
See more in Spring 2015
EA kicked off their E3 2014 press conference off right, with a reveal for Star Wars Battlefront. The project has been hinted at for quite a while, and now we have final confirmation that it's happening. DICE noted that they had a chance to visit Lucas Archives and capture footage with the original props and models. More info will come in Spring 2015. For now, just sit and salivate. read feature

Canceled

Disney cans Star Wars: Attack Squadrons


That free-to-play PvP game
May 23
I had to look up what Star Wars: Attack Squadrons was again, exactly, despite being the person to cover its announcement here on Destructoid. Ah, right -- the name made it sound cooler than the reality, which is: a free-to-pl... read
Deals

Star Wars games are 66 percent off on Steam


Now through Monday at 10:00am Pacific
May 01
Even if you aren't normally one to celebrate Star Wars Day, you can benefit from May 4 with a nice Star Wars franchise weekend deal on Steam marking titles 66 percent off. Since most of these games are budget-priced to begin ... read
Star Wars

Knights of the Old Republic and other Star Wars media no longer considered canon


Your fanart and fanfics aren't canon, either
Apr 25
That's a nice extended universe you've got there, Star Wars. It'd be a shame if it were invalidated. Actually, that's exactly what's happening. Lucasfilm announced just that today via the official Star Wars blog, where it wa... read
Pinball

Star Wars Pinball's final Masters of the Force table looks nuts


Four-table Heroes Within pack releases April 29
Apr 22
It feels like Zen Studios has been working on Star Wars Pinball for years now, and that's because it has. This trailer for one of the four featured tables of Star Wars Pinball: Heroes Within, appropriately titled "Masters of... read
Back to basics
Sorry for the delay! Here's this week's episode of Farts 'N' Crafts, in which I draw something I've drawn rather compulsively since I was ten years old -- Boba Fett. Also, I show off some of the pictures you guys drew of Pokémon and Call of Duty!  read feature

Jedi Knight II

Jedi Knight II HD remake mod is underway


Rejoice like Kyle and Jan on Yavin IV
Apr 17
Kyle Katarn lives on in an upcoming Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast HD remake mod from JDBArtist, our new lord and savior of the PC mod scene. Well, that might be a little extreme, but given how much this game means to me as par... read
Visceral Games

Uncharted writer Amy Hennig now at Visceral Games


Working on Star Wars, of all things
Apr 03
Uncharted series writer and creative director Amy Hennig parted ways with Naughty Dog in early March and ever since then I've been dying to know where she'd end up. While Dead Space maker Visceral Games is not what I was expe... read
Star Wars

Two expansions planned for The Old Republic in 2014


Galactic Starfighter now out for F2P players
Feb 04
Looking at the year ahead for Star Wars: The Old Republic, senior producer Bruce Maclean says there are two more digital expansions on the way -- "one similar to Galactic Starfighter in scope and one more closely resembling R... read

Disney Infinity, Murdered: Soul Suspect, Kodoku & Bikinis


DTOID News is filmed in front of an actual camera
Feb 04
Well, we got a new camera and I accidentally switched it onto "Sears Portrait Studio" mode, so sorry if I look a little bit like I'm in a porno from the late eighties. (What else is new.) Today, we've got some more details o... read
Disney Infinity

Marvel, Star Wars reportedly next for Disney Infinity


Significant layoffs at Disney Interactive also rumored
Feb 03
The Wall Street Journal reports there are indeed plans for characters from the Marvel and Star Wars properties to be brought into Disney Infinity. That's the good news here. Take a moment to make the most of it and refle... read

Star Wars: Assault Team is a turn-based mobile game


Involving card-battle elements
Jan 29
Disney Interactive and LucasArts have announced Star Wars: Assault Team for iOS, Windows 8, and Android. It's a turn-based combat game involving card-battling elements. You'll collect characters from the Star Wars universe an... read
Watch DTOID news... with your EYES!
Welp, here's your exciting video game news! Lots and lots of fun things, like Nintendo's financial problems, [obvious] lack of plans to move into mobile games, a single Super Smash Bros. screen, and the rumored new console,"... read feature

Star Wars

Disney abandons its Star Wars 1313 trademark


I'd like to move on, but it's not easy
Jan 20
After Disney shut down LucasArts, I thought I had completely given up all hope for Star Wars 1313 ever getting made. I have. But that's not to say the project can't affect me from beyond the grave. There was that story about ... read
Super Smash Wars 2

Star Wars meets Smash Bros. in Super Smash Wars 2


Make it happen, Nintendo and Disney
Jan 18
Just this morning I was pondering the similarities between Nintendo and Lucasfilm. A few hours later, and I discovered the existence of Super Smash Wars 2. It's like they read my mind! The video parody series, construct... read
Star Wars

SWTOR Galactic Starfighter open to Early Access members


*pew pew pew whooosh*
Jan 18
The Galactic Starfighter expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic has been available to Subscribers of the MMO since early December, and now it's time for Preferred Early Access users to get in on the action. Prefe... read
Star Wars

There's a new Star Wars space combat game for PC


But it's free to play
Dec 17
We love us some Rogue Squadron around these parts, but Star Wars: Attack Squadrons is not that. Wishing does not make it so. Disney Interactive announced the Area 52 Games project this morning with the trailer above and some... read
Studio Closure

Development studio Terminal Reality has shut down


Studio behind Ghostbusters and BloodRayne has closed
Dec 12
2013 hasn't been to kind to struggling game studios, and it appears we've got another casualty before this rocky year in gaming closes out. It is now reported that the Texas-based game studio, Terminal Reality, has shut down.... read
A $199 value!
[Update: Contest over! Winner is Qtwentyseven!] Our friends at Disney have just handed us a brand new Google Nexus 7 pre-loaded with their hit game Star Wars: Tiny Death Star to give away to one lucky Destructoid community me... read feature

Star Wars

Star Wars is in EA's hands for a decade


Time keeps on slipping
Nov 20
As reported earlier this morning, Electronic Arts won't be making any Star Wars games based on the upcoming movies as part of its licensing deal with Disney. We let out a collective sigh of relief. Granted, there are plenty o... read






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