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Star Wars Battlefront is handing out double XP this weekend

I only jump onto Star Wars Battlefront every so often with friends as it got stale pretty fast, but for those of you who still play, there's a double XP event this weekend. This is because the community managed to complete over four million...

 
 
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LEGO Star Wars

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a thing that's happening

In a move that should surprise absolutely no one, the next entry in Warner Bros. and TT Games' popular LEGO video game series is based on Star Wars: The Force Awakens. While the companies presumably would have liked to announce the gam...

 
 
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Star Wars

Disney will not allow EA to break canon with Star Wars Battlefront

While we've known since last month that Star Wars Battlefront is going to focus on the original trilogy for this release in the series, we didn't know exactly why. An EA earnings call (via VideoGamer) has shed some light on why you won't be...

 
 
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Battlefront DLC

These are Star Wars Battlefront's DLC plans

Despite liking Star Wars Battlefront quite a lot initially -- far more than I would've expected, going in -- I think it has been, what? A month since I last played? That weekend bonus XP event in December is the last time I remember hopping...

 
 
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That bonkers unofficial open world Star Wars Kickstarter has been canceled

A few days ago, on a PC far far away, someone wanted to create an open world Star Wars game. Note that this is a completely unofficial project that would have instantly been swallowed by Disney once it got wind of it. It was an insane ...

 
 
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Bad Kickstarters

Let me save you the trouble: Disney's gonna shut you down, bud

As a rule, I don't write about Kickstarters unless they're run by an established developer like Harmonix or Double Fine. It's true -- in my near-2,000 posts for this site, I can't remember a time when I've written about a specific crowdfund...

 
 
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Star Wars Battlefront

Recent Star Wars games generate over $1 billion in sales

Star Wars Battlefront is thought to have sold six million units since its launch in November 2015. In an interview to Fortune, analysts estimated how recent Star Wars releases are performing, including Battlefront and Disney Infinity. ...

 
 
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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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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...

 
 
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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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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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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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'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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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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