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Star Wars Battlefront didn't have a campaign so it was out before Force Awakens

EA has just confirmed what we all assumed -- Star Wars Battlefront was partially rushed to ensure that it dropped before the release of the film Star Wars Awakens. Speaking on an investor broadcast, EA exec Patrick Soderlund spoke to q...   read

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See footage of the cancelled Star Wars: Outpost

"Outpost" was listed as a blip in the news of several canceled games over at LucasArts ahead of the Disney acquisition. Star Wars 1313 and Battlefront-style shooter Star Wars: First Assault were also victims. Footage from the canned Star W...   read

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Star Wars Battlefront

You can try Star Wars Battlefront's Outer Rim DLC for free this weekend

There is so much room for DICE to flesh out Star Wars Battlefront in a full sequel, and we had to know one would happen sooner than later given the game's runaway financial success. But to hear that a follow-up is on the docket for 2017 whi...   read

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EA financials

Star Wars is its own genre now, says EA

Nested in the same Electronic Arts financials that brought us yesterday's news about Need for Speed, Titanfall 2, another Star Wars Battlefront, et al, is a vague note about a new IP for 2017 and a vague update on what could be EA's attempt...   read

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EA confirms new Star Wars Battlefront for 2017

Earlier today, EA confirmed a new Star Wars Battlefront for release next year. The game will reportedly include content from the new film trilogy, according to EA CFO Blake Jorgensen. Although he neglected to mention specifics, it's worth n...   read

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EA surpassed its lofty goals for Star Wars Battlefront

Last October, Electronic Arts COO Peter Moore told investors that the publisher was altering its expectations for Star Wars Battlefront sales numbers. With the anticipation of a new feature film and a successful beta under its belt, Ba...   read

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Weekend Deals: Uncharted 4 and Doom for a little less coin

Reviewers are drooling over Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, but if you haven't hopped on board the hype train yet, you may have lucked out monetarily since eBay deals has a rare pre-order discount on Tuesday's release. It's discounted to $49.99...   read

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Both Star Wars: The Force Unleashed games are backward compatible on Xbox One

Microsoft has announced that the Star Wars: The Force Unleashed games are now available on Xbox One by way of backward compatibility. It's no coincidence that both of them are on sale for five bucks each. Since you can buy 360 games di...   read

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Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens looks better than expected

Well, hey, it's nice to have footage to put to Brett's words about Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Having seen the movie three times now (once in a theater in an eye-melting front-row seat; again in a different theater at a proper viewi...   read

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How I feel on Star Wars day as a non-Star Wars fan

I'm just gonna start the Cinco de Mayo festivities a day early. Cinco de Cuatro. Mass suicide is always fun in GTA [reddit]   read

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May the 4th be discounts: All the Star Wars PC game deals

The Sith Lord has phoned in and the marketing department has received his memo. Game deals are aplenty this May 4th aka Star Wars Day. Is it just an excuse to toss up game deals and let Star Wars fans open their wallets? Yes. Yes, it is. Ma...   read

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EA announces new Star Wars game from the makers of Titanfall

Now that Star Wars is even more relevant coming off of a billion dollar plus grossing film, EA is set to capitalize on that success as much as it possibly can with the license. Those plans include a brand new game in conjunction with Respaw...   read

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Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire lands on

That damn wampa! Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire gave me the creeps as a kid, and I can't help but wonder if it would still have that same effect today running on modern hardware. Probably not, judging from these high-resolution screenshot...   read

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May the 4th

'May the 4th Be With You' is a bad marketing holiday, please don't celebrate it

Many holidays are such a foreign concept to me. I get that we, as humans, have an inherent need to celebrate things and have excuses to see each other. I like to do that every week by...celebrating things and seeing people. But for others, ...   read

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Alicia Vikander

Tomb Raider movie has found its Lara Croft

Replacing Angelina Jolie is hard. My local theatre production of Carmen was disastrously thrown off track when I found out the woman I was in talks with through Craigslist to play the lead turned out not to be the Angelina Jolie, but an Ang...   read

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Lando and Dengar are heading to Star Wars Battlefront

Much to my surprise, the recent Outer Rim expansion for Star Wars Battlefront was enough to pull me back into the game. But the feeling won't last long without a #content drip-feed. I'm restless! Looking ahead, EA has an overview of what's ...   read

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Review: Star Wars Battlefront: Outer Rim

Outer Rim is a better beginning to the Star Wars Battlefront season pass than I thought it'd be. The DLC adds Nien Nunb and Greedo as hero and villain characters, respectively; four smaller-scale maps spread across Tattooine and Sullust; a ...   read


Star Wars: Rogue Squadron is now on Steam

Factor 5's 1998 classic Star Wars: Rogue Squadron 3D is now available on Steam. The arcade-style dogfighter is currently going for $10, which is a hell of a lot less money than I spent renting this over and over again at Blockbust...   read

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Lego Star Wars

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens has three improvements to the Lego formula

It's easy to forget that a fair amount of iteration has come to the Lego video game series over the past decade. All the titles -- there are upward of 20 now -- are similar in that they're whimsical, lighthearted takes on popular subje...   read

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Tomb Raider's new hope

Star Wars star in talks to play Lara Croft

Star Wars. You know they actually made another one of those bad boys last year? Taking bets on how soon they start going straight to VHS like other milked childrens' franchises. Maybe a Land Before Time crossover? Well, the lead from latest...   read

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Star Wars Battlefront adding Hutt Contracts and other free content next week

You've heard enough of me blabbering on about the Outer Rim DLC coming to Star Wars Battlefront (March 22 for season pass holders; April 5 for standalone purchasers), so I'll keep this brief. DICE is also adding free content to the game ne...   read

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VR Star Wars game leaked

Star Wars may be heading to a VR headset near you. Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine, developed by LucasArts and the Industrial Light and Magic Lab, is reportedly coming to Vive. A video momentarily popped up on the ILMxLab YouTube channel...   read

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Star Wars Battlefront's Outer Rim expansion is $15

The first of Star Wars Battlefront's expansions, Outer Rim, is dropping on April 5, 2016 for $14.99 as a standalone download. That's according to GameStop, which has pre-order listings up for the DLC on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Consideri...   read

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Star Wars Battlefront teases 'Hutt Contracts'

Midway through this new "Free Game Updates" trailer for Star Wars Battlefront, there is a snippet of Jabba the Hutt holding a weapon hologram and the text "Coming Soon: Hutt Contracts." From the way it's presented here, it seems like this w...   read

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Sure, we'll take more free Star Wars Battlefront DLC

Former Star Wars Battlefront players may want to pop back in this week for a round or two. DICE added some free content to the game today across all platforms, including a new multiplayer map, Survivors of Endor, that's playable in the larg...   read

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