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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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Battlefront

DICE begged to do Star Wars: Battlefront


Studio really, really wanted to work on the property
Jun 24
One would think that Electronic Arts would immediately offer Star Wars: Battlefront to Battlefield studio DICE, but according to a CVG interview with EA Games Label executive VP Patrick Söderlund, "It was ... read
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Star Wars Battlefront

DICE to 'innovate,' 'try new things' with Battlefront


Won't be a reskinned Battlefield
Jun 19
As we reported, Electronic Arts recently swooped up the Star Wars license, announcing several upcoming projects in the process, including a new Battlefront helmed by Battlefield developer DICE. Speaking to IGN, EA Labels pres... read
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EA

EA announces Star Wars: Battlefront developed by DICE


HNNNNNNG!
Jun 10
A new entry in the Star Wars: Battlefront series was unveiled today as a part of Electronic Arts E3 press conference. Teased only briefly, a video showcased a rebel snowspeeder getting shot out of the sky and crash land near... read
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iPad

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic available on iPad


Bioware's Star Wars RPG now out!
May 30
Knights of the Old Republic, Bioware's cherished Star Wars title, has just been released for the iPad. The much loved title is 10 years old which seems good enough reason to receive an iOS release. IGN have managed to get the... read
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The Old Republic

Star Wars: The Old Republic customization update now live


Play as the Cathar
May 15
BioWare has rolled out "Game Update 2.1: Customization" for Star Wars: The Old Republic. As previously demonstrated, this update introduces the Cathar as a playable race up for purchase at the Cartel Market as well as an Appe... read
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Minecraft Star Wars

First five minutes of Star Wars recreated in Minecraft


A long time ago...
May 13
An ambitious fan of Minecraft and Star Wars has decided to mash together his two favorite things and recreate the first five minutes of the movie with blocks. He's hoping to recreate the entire film this way, but I'm guessing it will be awhile before he finishes it. Live long and prosper! read
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Star Wars

Star Wars Pinball goes standalone on PSN next week


With Cross-Buy for PlayStation 3 and Vita
May 08
The current three tables of Zen Studios' Star Wars Pinball will be available as a standalone pack on PlayStation Network starting May 14. That's Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Boba Fett, and Star Wars: The Clon... read
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Star Wars

Avalanche Studios almost made a Star Wars game


Just Cause studio came close to a deal a few years ago
May 07
If you're still smarting over the news that EA now hase exclusive rights over the Star Wars franchise, then here's some more news to make you wonder about how things might have turned out differently. Former Avalanche&nb... read
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Wolfenstein's New Order, EA Wars & Presidential Nad-Kicks


The Destructoid Show eats pizza and stays up late
May 07
Today's Destructoid Show is here to tell you all the worst news about video games. And also some good news, too, I guess. Wolfenstein: The New Order has been announced, and it has robots. Disney has handed over the Star Wars... read
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Star Wars

EA's Star Wars games will use the Frostbite 3 engine


Carry on, then
May 07
As a follow-up to news of Electronic Arts signing a multi-year deal with Disney to exclusively develop and publish games based on Star Wars, EA Labels president Frank Gibeau has shared a detail that's nice to hear confirmed. ... read
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Cancelled

Get sad: Over an hour of Star Wars Battlefront 3 footage


More gameplay of cancelled 2008 game
May 06
Free Radical's Star Wars Battlefront sequel has made many appearances on various streams and video hosting channels since cancellation in 2008, but this weekend saw one of the most generous videos: an hour-long playthrough o... read
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Disney and EA sign exclusive multi-year agreement
After The Walt Disney Company's acquisition of LucasArts last year, the development house as we knew it was effectively closed. Disney moved the studio into a licensing model, "minimizing the company's risk while achieving a ... read feature

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Star Wars

Steam has over a dozen Star Wars games on sale right now


May the 4th be with you
May 04
Steam's weekend deal is all about Star Wars this weekend thanks to today being Star Wars day. That's 14 Star Wars titles up to 66% off each: Star Wars Battlefront II -- $3.99 Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast -- $3.39 S... read
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Star Wars

Pinball FX 2 comes to Steam on May 10


No balls of steel required
May 03
Outside the dedicated and nebulously legal emulation scene, PC hasn't received much virtual pinball love lately despite being its birthplace. Zen Studios is changing this by bringing Pinball FX 2 to Steam on May 10. The titl... read
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Star Wars Pinball

Star Wars Pinball 50% off on all platforms


May the 4th be with you
May 02
Star Wars Day is this week on May 4, so Zen Studios is celebrating by offering 50% off on Star Wars Pinball across all the platform it's available on. It's going for $5 on Xbox Live Arcade, $1.99 for the Kindle HD, and $0.99 ... read
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Star Wars

Star Wars: The Old Republic to add the Cathar race


It's a start, I guess
Apr 26
Star Wars The Old Republic update 2.1, dubbed the "Customization" update, now has a new trailer that shows off a significant addition to the fray -- the Cathar race (remember Juhani from Knights of the Old Republic?). This i... read
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Star Wars 1313

It hurts: Star Wars 1313 would have been about Boba Fett


Fate of the game doesn't sound too great
Apr 04
The closure of LucasArts was painful to see both in terms of the studio's legacy and the projects it had in the pipeline. One such game was Star Wars 1313, a visually-impressive title that showed up a couple of times and vani... read
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'Death makes sad stories of us all.'
With the Stars Wars license and money behind LucasArts, the studio only needed to follow. Instead, they innovated for 31 years. Not only did the studio have a hand in adventure, first-person shooter, real-time strategy, and f... read feature

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Raven shares source code for Jedi Knight games


Homage paid to LucasArts memory
Apr 04
In the wake of LucasArts' death at the hands of Disney, Raven Software and Activision have decided to release the source code for the Jedi Knight games -- Jedi Academy and Jedi Outcast.  "Raven is sad to hear about the c... read
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The Old Republic

Do want: Hutt mounts in Star Wars: The Old Republic


Dance the night away
Apr 01
With a name like Update 2.1: Dance of the Hutts, you know you're in for a change of pace. Headlining this April Fool's Day joke for Star Wars: The Old Republic are dance-based PvP combat and "an affectionate, but reluctant ne... read
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Star Wars

'Hutt Cartel' expansion hits The Old Republic in April


Are you still playing?
Mar 25
BioWare has plans to release the Rise of the Hutt Cartel expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic on April 14, 2013 in all territories, the studio announced today. Pricing for the new content is $9.99 for paying subscribers ... read
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Star Wars

Star Wars: First Assault gameplay footage


It's about what you would expect
Mar 13
Following the recent leaks, Kotaku is back with more information on Star Wars: First Assault, a multiplayer shooter that was planned for digital distribution but has since found itself stuck in limbo. The outlet has gameplay ... read
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The DTOID Show: Bros Before Hos, PS4, & Dishonored DLC!


Now starring Max "I'm Wearing a Shirt" Scoville
Mar 12
Greetings! If you're watching today's show and wondering why Max happens to look so much like Adam Sessler, it's because he recently got a full-body makeover to look like Adam Sessler. Don't act like you wouldn't either, if ... read
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Almost Battlefield III

Downloadable predecessor to Battlefront III in the works


Though it may never release
Mar 11
Kotaku has a bunch of juicy details on the previously leaked title, Star Wars: First Assault. According to the outlet's source, if Star Wars First Assault is released and if it sells well, then Star Wars: Battl... read






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