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Battlefront TFA

Battlefront probably isn't getting any content from The Force Awakens

While it would already seem like EA missed the boat if they were planning on adding anything based on The Force Awakens to Battlefront, a recent tweet put the final nail in that space coffin. Responding to a Twitter user asking if there wou...

 
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Star Wars

Star Wars: Battlefront II was originally supposed to be a multiplayer-only game

Lots of folks out there have complained about recent efforts to drop campaigns from games (Titanfall, Rainbox Six Siege), but as Did You Know Gaming points out, the concept was actually rather old. Star Wars: Battlefront II, released ...

 
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Deals

The big o' Steam, GMG, and Origin Winter Sale top pick roundup

Yesterday the Steam Winter Sale went live, culminating in the year-end yuletide savings PC gamers have come to expect. Unlike previous years though, there are no flash sales or daily deals to worry about. While we're sure there are plenty o...

 
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Star Wars in Fallout

Lightsabers in Fallout 4 is, scientifically speaking, something the Internet should like

Possibly the laziest route to garnering online favor is to take a thing the Internet likes and put it in another thing the Internet likes. There are countless examples of this all the time, but a good recent one is the Batman v Superman&nb...

 
Fun with graph
There are exactly 100 professional reviews culled on the Bloodborne Metacritic page. Of that 100, 99 are "positive" and 1 is "mixed," a lowly 7/10, which I'd suggest is still positive. Oh, so nobody dislikes this game? When I...   read

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Star Wars

PSA: Watch out for Star Wars spoilers on Xbox Live and Battlefront

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has officially hit theaters, which means everyone who cares a modicum about popular culture is booking to the theaters to experience this sweeping cultural moment before some jerk spoils the film's major tw...

 
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Star Wars

Sony and Microsoft are competing for the Star Wars crowd

Statistically speaking, every single person on earth will go see Star Wars: The Force Awakens this weekend (sample size: my Twitter timeline and Facebook feed). Before the main attraction begins, many of those people are going to get a...

 
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Battlefront

Star Wars Battlefront is giving out double XP

Well, they don't call it XP, exactly, but you know what I mean! With Force Awakens fresh on our mind this week, Star Wars Battlefront is holding a "double score" event. Between December 18 at 1:00am Pacific and December 21 at 1:00am Pacific...

 
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Star Wars

Star Wars Lightsaber Escape is a cool piece of tech that links your phone and a browser

Google has launched a cool little browser game that links up your smart phone as a controller, and pits you against a series of Stormtroopers as a Jedi. Basically, all you have to do is download or load up Chrome on your smartphone, go to t...

 
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Deals

Star Wars Battlefront 33% off on Origin as Force Awakens nears

What will you be doing this weekend? EA is hoping some of you will watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens and then follow the hype train straight to Star Wars Battlefront. From now until December 21 at 10 AM Pacific, both the Standard and Delux...

 
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Star Wars

The Force Awakens co-star was fired from Dante's Inferno

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens opens in theaters in less than a week, and my favorite thing about the movie so far is that two of its leading men once sang a song with Justin Timberlake about not wanting to go to outer space. At ...

 
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Star Wars 1313

LucasFilm president: 'We're spending a lot of time looking at' Star Wars 1313

Remember Star Wars 1313? Instead of being all about the Force and lightsabers, 1313 was going to be a grittier look at the Star Wars universe from the perspective of someone who was neither Jedi nor Sith: everybody’s favourite space b...

 
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Deals

Star Wars Battlefront is now 33% off at GameStop

Looks like there are plenty of Battlefront copies at GameStop. As part of its weekly sale, the retailer has Star Wars Battlefront on all platforms at a big fat $20 off. (That's 33% for those without a calculator handy.) The Deluxe Editions ...

 
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Star Wars Battlefront

Star Wars Battlefront's Jakku DLC is now out for all for free

If you didn't pre-order Star Wars Battlefront, you can now download the Battle of Jakku DLC, which comes with a new map and several modes. There are still four more DLC packs coming, which will be a bit more substantial and part of the $50 ...

 
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Star Wars Battlefront

EA admits Battlefront 'may not have the depth' you want in the game

Electronic Arts' CFO Blake Jorgensen admitted Star Wars Battlefront's "accessible" design "may not have the depth [hardcore players] wanted in the game." Talking at the Nasdaq Investor Conference in Europe and reported b...

 
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Deals

'Buy 2 Get 1 Free' game sale at Best Buy in Weekend Deals

Every few months Best Buy will offer a Buy 2, Get 1 Free sale on pre-owned items, but today they're offering a three for two sale on brand new Xbox One and PS4 titles. A total of 274 games up for grabs in this sale including the latest rele...

 
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Deals

$289 PlayStation 4 now available (yep another $10 cheaper)

Remember when Sony announced that there will be two $300 PlayStation 4 bundles? Well the deals are now arriving, and in fact over at eBay you can find a PS4 Battlefront bundle $10 cheaper at $289.99. The discounted PS4 consoles will ru...

 
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Star Wars Battlefront

EA: 'There is no weakness' in Star Wars Battlefront sales

Electronic Arts was "a little bit" surprised by GameStop's comments that Star Wars Battlefront had "underperformed." As reported by Eurogamer, talking to investors, GameStop executive Tony Bartel stated that three recent AAA relea...

 
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Battlefront DLC

Star Wars Battlefront's Battle of Jakku DLC is just okay

Oh thank goodness, more content for Star Wars Battlefront. While The Battle of Jakku hasn't seen a wide release yet (that's happening on December 8), the free new DLC is now available for folks who pre-ordered the game. It's two new maps an...

 
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PS4 deals

Sony has two new $300 PlayStation bundles

PlayStation 4 bundles didn't seem too prevalent or kill-worthy this deals season (though it's possible I just missed them all), but it looks like Sony is formalizing that $300 Uncharted Trilogy bundle and adding a $300 Star Wars Battlefront...

 
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Star Wars

Star Wars Battlefront's Jakku DLC looks like a good start

The first wave of free Star Wars Battlefront DLC debuts tomorrow for players who pre-ordered the game, while everyone else can get it a week later on December 8. As we've heard a few times now, the Battle of Jakku is made up of two new maps...

 
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Star Wars Battlefront

Breaking Benjamin frontman hates Star Wars Battlefront

Within the first thirty seconds of the video linked below, Breaking Benjamin founder Benjamin Burnley admits to punching his Xbox One to the point where there is damage visible on the console. This comes on the heels of a much-publicized In...

 
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GTA V

This GTA V machinima channels The Force, lightsabers

I can't believe that Grand Theft Auto V machinima is still a thing, over two years later, but that's what a robust PC release and editing tools with do. It helps that most of the videos I've seen are actually good, like this flipping ...

 
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Star Wars

This is the best Battlefront brawl I've seen yet

Star Wars Battlefront isn't quite what I hoped it would be, but I keep coming back to it for a chance to see moments of pure, unscripted delight. It usually doesn't take long. This hilarious encounter captured by YouTube user Nick Nixon is ...

 
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Disney Infinity 3.0

Here's a first look at the Disney Infinity Force Awakens campaign

Disney Infinity 3.0 is still chugging, thanks to the upcoming Force Awakens film tie-in Play Set that will launch next month. This is the second to last set that we know of that will be launching for Infinity. The next planned pr...

 
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Battlefront

There will be more free DLC for Star Wars Battlefront in the future

After launching with no single-player content and only 12 multiplayer maps, EA has announced what sort of things to expect from Star Wars Battlefront’s coming DLC. The first bit of new content will be the free Battle of Jakku pack com...

 
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Star Wars

Battlefront's new free mode should be chaotic

I'm far enough into Star Wars Battlefront's progression system that I have most of the unlocks I genuinely want (aside from the best Rebel and Empire characters, which is the final carrot on the stick). I've played every mode and map enough...

 
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Battlefront

Breaking Benjamin's Benjamin Burnley Breaks Battlefront

2006 just hit me like a brick, because until today I had no idea Breaking Benjamin were still a band. I used to be massively into their music, and even looking back at it now it’s alright. Pretty much entirely cheesy adolescent angst...

 
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Star Wars

A Stormtrooper smacking his head is one of Star Wars Battlefront's best easter eggs

Stormtroopers are kind of a clumsy lot. For supposedly elite soldiers, they sure do miss often with their blasters. Oh yeah, a bunch of Ewoks outsmarted and defeated them, too. It seems like if Darth Vader wants something done right, he ha...

 
Super Star Wars
I'm really surprised that Super Star Wars is getting a re-release in 2015. No, not because "it's old," but rather the fact that it's an exceedingly unforgiving retro game, which doesn't really gel with the hand-holding landscape of modern gaming. While some elements haven't aged all that well, it's still very much a classic.   read


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Thrustmaster TMX Force Feedback Wheel"Basically the T150, but for Xbox One and PC"

 

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Push Me Pull You"Playing Nightcrawlers"

 

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Avoclefo

Initial thoughts on Overwatch coming from someone with hundreds of hours in TF2 - Really, really Blows my mind that it can run at 60 and be as pretty as it I hope it sells well at release; it deserves More thoughts in

 
TheStantonator

I did it, I renewed my WoW I can never leave this

 
hlarge4

My new dad euphoria has led me to back the Dark Souls board game at triple the regular price so I can get all 7 Nowe how to tell the

 
Garett Mefford

I just bought a copy of Final Fantasy XIV a Realm Reborn, but they didnt include the right registration So I cant even launch the I am now the proud owner of a $20 disk that does absolutely nothing

 
SirDavies

Im mashing up 2016 videogame trailers with bad youtube covers of the songs Brett suggested and I have to report the results are better than I hoped :/ will post the video

 
iam16bit

In line to see Civil War and I cant wait!

 
Cannibal Steven

Holy shit psychopaths are As someone who pretends have no empathy it is legitimately frightening to discover what someone I thought I knew is capable

 
Samsneeze

In Fire Emblem Fates, it turns out, your real family is pretty Takumi is the absoulte Hinoka is Sakura is useless and Ryoma is white bread There are a few units who kind of make up for it, but not

 
Torchman

Why do those god damn Angels from EVA have to be such tough motherfuckers D:

 
Parismio

Snake girls? Fox girls? But what about Chipmunk girls?!

 
Pixie The Fairy

Everyone seems to be upset when boobs are censored, but no one ever cares that Kirby is never allowed to be happy and enjoying his adventures on his US game

 
StriderHoang

Of all the waifus Steve Rogers could have picked, he chose

 
Lex

Racism, Racism but seriously, I would date a water

 
Pixie The Fairy

Civil War was good, but managed to stoop well below a rambling, giddy, incoherent Lex Luther to accomplish the same kind of conflict - and its the third time an Avengers movie has used said plot

 
Roxas1359

Hating that I currently have massive writers block for my last paper of the Im barely at a page and its supposed to be at least 10

 
absolutfreak

Waiting 30 more minutes for my college graduation to start; wishing i had stayed home to play Overwatch

 
MeeGhoulz

Hey,Jiraya!Im all out of catgirls,will foxy girls do the trick?

 
Torchman

Also why does look like a smug bitch 99% of the time?

 
Torchman

Thats a man that realized he just got his shit

 
Nathan D

Finally got my Beasthunter build all kitted That popped collar with cape and wide brimmed hat Its just so

 
Luca Blight

A blog yesterday and today I must be on a

 
Lex

Started to play some DoW2 Last Stand

 
gajknight

Guys, Alienation is my drug of choice for the foreseeable Ive only played 78 minutes and Im It feels so good and plays so And I can just see myself dumping unholy amounts of time to get that perfect Send help

 
ZombZ

I hope yall realise cat girls are just low tier monster

 
TheLimoMaker

Am I missing something with Overwatch, or is it just meant to be kind of eh?

 
Jiraya

Current Status

 
LinkSlayer64

Dont care about all the hate, Nintendos E3 site has me hype for

 
Fuzunga

One of these things is not like the

 
YoeriB

God I hope battlefield 1 will be on par with that trailer, cause that was fucking

 

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