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Game News Haikus

Game News Haikus: Guitar Hero Live, Star Wars Battlefront, emotional reviews, and more


Zen distilled stories
Apr 21
The biggest story last week was Mortal Kombat X's handling of downloadable content. Warner Bros. should relinquish itself of its greed and earthly possessions. That is the first step on the path to Enlightenment. In this ser... read
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Battlefront

This might be what Star Wars Battlefront's first- and third-person views look like


Have it your way
Apr 20
Striking while the iron's hot, EA's already released the first developer diary for Star Wars Battlefield, which was announced last week. The video's full of the type of information that should make any series fan giddy: DICE... read
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Star Wars Battlefront

Star Wars Battlefront will lack space battles


At least Star Fox is still coming this year, right?
Apr 17
The official Twitter account for all things Star Wars from EA confirmed today that there will be no space battles in Star Wars Battlefront. When asked "space battles or not" EA responded: We’re focusing on air battles ... read
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There has been an awakening
I have very fond memories of Star Wars Battlefront. Well into my adolescence, whole summer weekends were lost to split-screen tournaments; when you lost a game, you lost the controller. Familiar Star Wars icono... read feature

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Star Wars: Battlefront

Star Wars: Battlefront making silly laser noises first on Xbox One


Beam me up, Xbox One
Apr 15
I never really ‘got’ Star Wars; to me it seems like a load of old guff in space. Something to do with midi-chlorians killing the younglings and turning them in to coarse sand or something? I don't know, it’s... read
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TIEght

Wow! TIE Fighter makes for a good Star Wars anime


TIEght
Mar 24
Paul Johnson spent "[four] years' worth of weekends" drawing and animating this '80s anime-inspired Star Wars TIE Fighter short film focusing on the Imperial pilots. It's like a cleaned up, rock and roll backed Legend of the Galactic Heroes. read
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Star Wars Battlefront

First look at EA DICE's Star Wars Battlefront coming next month


April 16-19
Mar 20
DICE's (Battlefield, Mirror's Edge) hotly awaited Star Wars Battlefront is due out holiday 2015, timed to coincide with the start of a new trilogy in the children's film series Star Wars. Despite us being only nine months awa... read
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Star Wars bundle

Jedi Outcast added to the Star Wars Humble Bundle


Dark Forces II and Starfighter as well
Feb 10
Ooh, ooh! It's been ages since I've last played 2002's Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, and even then that was the lesser GameCube version. The Steam release joins Star Wars Starfighter  and Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II in t... read
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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






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