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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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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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EA Star Wars

EA isn't making any games based on new Star Wars movies


Mesa like dis
Nov 20
EA's Chief Financial Officer Blake Jorgensen talked about Star Wars games during a presentation on Tuesday, and he made it clear they don't want to make a movie game. Jorgensen said, "We've done movie games over the years and... read
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Star Wars

The Old Republic's Galactic Starfighter still seems cool


Ah, this brings me back
Nov 14
Here's another look at the upcoming Galactic Starfighter expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic, aka the first truly interesting thing I've seen out of this game in months. The familiar sights and sounds of Star Wars dogf... read
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Star Wars

Star Wars: Tiny Death Star is out now for mobile


I love how Emperor Palpatine looks like a pufferfish
Nov 07
Seeing familiar Star Wars characters in this cutesy pixelated style from NimbleBit is enough to cut down any cynicism I might've had going into Star Wars: Tiny Death Star. We've enjoyed the studio's sim games for a while now... read
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What if Star Wars was made by Nintendo instead?


Super Smash Wars: A Link to the Hope
Nov 06
James Farr loves to take Nintendo characters and cross them over with movies. We saw his work previously with his Ghostbusters and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles crossover, now it's Star Wars turn. This reinterpretation sees t... read
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Telltale

Telltale says it's lined up to work on a 'dream IP'


Studio would love to take on Star Wars
Oct 30
It's a good time to be Telltale Games. With generally positive reactions to the first episode of The Wolf Among Us and the reveal of The Walking Dead: Season Two going as one would expect, the future is looking bright. Partic... read
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KOTOR iOS sale

Knights of the Old Republic is half off on iOS


Oops, I mean 'KOTOR'
Oct 25
Knights of the Old Republic (KOTOR) is one of the most memorable games I've ever played. I can still recall the day that I picked up nonchalantly because I was a fan of Bioware's old works and Star Wars collectively, but noth... read
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I sense much TILT in you...
Back in February, Zen Studios released three tables based on the Star Wars series, adding to the already vast library of tables for Pinball FX2. They were fantastic, diverse, and just as feature-rich as the other tables for the game. Many believed it would be hard for the studio to match that collection. These newest tables not only match the previous set but manage to surpass it. read feature

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Star Wars

12 vs. 12 space battles are coming to The Old Republic


A Star Wars expansion I actually want to play
Oct 08
As an absolute sucker for space battles in the Star Wars universe, this new digital expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic is looking mighty fine. I've resisted the call of BioWare's MMO even with it going free-to-play, b... read
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Aww! Tiny Death Star, Disney's new Star Wars game


8-bit
Oct 04
Aww! Tiny little Death Stars in 8-bit. On your mobile.  Disney Interactive has teamed up with LucasArts and Tiny Tower creators NimbleBit to bring us Star Wars: Tiny Death Star. You'll work alongside Vader and Palpatine ... read
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Cosplay

The Force is strong with this cosplay


I'd play a Star Wars game starring Jaina Solo
Sep 28
Knights of the Old Republic is easily one of the greatest Star Wars games ever conceived. It took all that we loved with the universe and harkened back on the classic feeling that was desperately void in the cinematic prequel... read
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LucasArts canceled a bunch of Star Wars projects


Even an HD version of Day of the Tentacle
Sep 27
Kotaku too a look at how LucasArts fell apart, and among the information they dug up was details on several major projects the now defunct studio was working on. First, they were working on an Origin-like service designed to ... read
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New story details and art revealed for Star Wars 1313


And it's never coming out
Sep 25
Oh Star Wars 1313, you were the hope of so many Star Wars fans. With LucasArts no more, there's little hope of this Boba Fett adventure ever coming. What would it have been about? IGN was shown 15 minutes of a demo that would... read
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Star Wars Occulus Rift

Famous Star Wars moment made playable with Oculus Rift


I used to bullseye womp rats in my T-16 back home
Sep 25
Augmenting games wherein you pilot some sort of vehicle seems like an obvious choice for an Oculus Rift project, but I've seen less examples of the Rift in a cockpit than on the battlefield in an FPS. This is an early build ... read
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Join the Pork Side, Anakin
I don't get the widespread outrage over so called "casual," simple-minded games. I can spend an afternoon plugging away at the most time-consuming and complex RPG imaginable, and if Angry Birds is thrown in every now and then, so be it. Yes, I'm reviewing an Angry Birds game. Deal with it. read feature

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EA new IP

EA taking risks on things like Star Wars, other new IP


Hahahahahahahahha; taking on risks with a gun
Sep 06
Electronic Arts is a risk taker. A boundary pusher. Indeed, EA Games chief Patrick Soderlund, speaking to MCV, apparently, "points to Star Wars and Mirror’s Edge 2 as proof the firm is still willing to take risks on ne... read
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Angry Birds Star Wars 2

Emperor Palpatine wants you to play Angry Birds Star Wars


Those angry birds won't quit
Aug 23
Ian McDiarmid (Emperor Palpatine in the Star Wars films), wants you to "Join the Pork Side" in Angry Birds Star Wars 2. Set to drop on September 19 for iOS, Android, and Windows Phones, it'll be a $0.99 app -- on Android, th... read
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Star Wars

DICE hasn't locked down the direction of Battlefront


'People don't want another Battlefield with Star Wars graphics'
Aug 21
Concerns about where DICE will take Star Wars: Battlefront have been expressed before, and with little to go on outside of a vague "probably in summer 2015" launch window, I can absolutely see why. Even if the studio has a pr... read
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Everquest Next, Arkham Multiplayer & Xbox GPU Upgrade


The Destructoid Show sleeps through its alarm sometimes
Aug 02
Hey everybody! I'm wearing a really stupid shirt, it must be Friday! Suddenly, there are two new Everquest Next games on the horizon, and they look really cool. Quakecon is happening right now, and there's some Bethesda news... read
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An end to the trilogy may yet see the light of day
Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords was a stellar Star Wars RPG that shone despite its bugs and rushed production schedule. It left me wanting to a sequel and, speaking to Eurogamer, Obsidian's Chris Avellone also ... read feature

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Star Wars: Battlefront expected in summer 2015


Remember when EA killed this franchise along with Pandemic?
Jul 31
Electronic Arts CFO Blake Jorgensen stated during a investor call today that they expect to release Star Wars: Battlefront “alongside the new Star Wars films, probably in summer 2015.” Not much, but at least we h... read
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Angry Birds Star Wars

Angry Birds Star Wars is coming to consoles


360, PS3, Vita, Wii U, Wii and 3DS
Jul 18
Since I know everyone here asked for it, Angry Birds Star Wars is heading to pretty much every system under the sun on October 29, 2013. Specifically, it'll hit the Xbox 360, PS3, PS Vita, Wii U, Wii and 3DS. It'll come with... read
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Angry Birds

Angry Birds Star Wars II will use real-world toys


You can play as the pigs!
Jul 15
Rovio's tease from last week has been unveiled and it's pretty much what we expected: Angry Birds Star Wars II. Releasing September 19 for mobile devices, this sequel will span the three prequel movies and even incorporate p... read
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Angry Birds Star Wars

Rovio teases a possible Angry Birds Star Wars prequel


Anakin Birdwalker
Jul 12
Rovio has just teased a new picture today that hints at what's coming next for the Angry Birds franchise -- specifically, Angry Birds Star Wars. Pretty much everyone will recognize this as the iconic poster for Star Wars: A P... read
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Star Wars: Battlefront, Ellen Page, & Sexy Suda51


The Destructoid Show has a visit from Uncle Sessler
Jun 25
DICE is as excited about Star Wars: Battlefront as you are, Ellen Page is pissed about Ellie in The Last Of Us looking like her, Saints Row IV is too explicit for Australia, and Suda51 gives his stance on sexuality in Killer Is Dead. Adam Sessler fills in for Tara, and we talk about his fun panel with Jim Sterling, and how I'm a suicidal Pikachu. read






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