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Revisiting Dead Space’s Perplexing Final Boss Fight

Dead Space brims with apprehension and panic—its tight spaceship corridors provide little place to run as monsters challenge the player to adapt quickly or get torn to shreds. The game’s final boss, a giant zombie slug, throws all of that out. Dead Space’s final boss fight isis a loud, bombastic battle that clashes…Read more… Continue […]

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EA CEO Defends The Publisher’s Recent Slate Of Games

From an outside perspective, the past half-decade has looked rocky for Electronic Arts. A string of flops and PR disasters like Star Wars Battlefront II and Mass Effect: Andromeda, combined with moves like the shutdown of Visceral Games, has led to a lot of outrage toward the mega-publisher. EA’s perspective, however,…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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EA UFC 3’s Career Mode Fails To Capture The Real-Life Ridiculousness Of UFC

Everyone, meet my fictional UFC fighter, Eldest Diaz. Secret brother of reluctant UFC stars Nick and Nate Diaz and distant relative of my custom character from EA UFC 2, he was a graphic designer for most of his life before taking up fighting at age 44. Against all odds, he’s now on track to dethrone […]

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BioWare Doubles Down On Anthem As Pressure Mounts

Over the past few months, BioWare has essentially transformed into a single-game studio as it harnesses its teams to work on the ambitious multiplayer action game Anthem, sources say. There are still small teams maintaining Star Wars: The Old Republic and piecing together the next Dragon Age, which was recently…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Battlefront II Patch Nerfs Overpowered Wookiee Warriors

Players who earn enough points during Star Wars: Battlefront II matches can play as a variety of special characters, from hi-tech Stormtroopers to the Emperor himself, but none are as deadly as the Wookiee Warrior. A new patch has nerfed these overpowered creatures and brought an end to their hairy reign of terror.Read more… Continue […]

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Battlefront II DLC Tries To Close Story Cliffhanger, Disappoints 

Star Wars Battlefront II’s latest DLC features an expanded story and new worlds from The Last Jedi. It does its best to reinvigorate the game, but it ultimately falls short.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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EA Boosts Star Wars Battlefront II’s Multiplayer Rewards

Star Wars Battlefront II has received negative feedback ever since it was confirmed that its loot crates provided in-game advantages. Since then, the game has disabled the ability to purchase crates with real money. Now, players will also receive more in-game rewards.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Hawaii Wants To Fight The “Predatory Behavior” Of Loot Boxes

Here’s Rep. Chris Lee (D) from Hawaii standing in front of a camera and making an announcement about steps being taken to combat the “predatory behavior” of video game publishers, with particular emphasis given to Electronic Arts and its inclusion of loot boxes within Battlefront II.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Widespread Rumor About EA Firing Plants vs. Zombies Creator Isn’t Quite True

It’s easy to believe that video game publishers like Electronic Arts are full of cartoon villains, which is why people were so quick to share a recent rumor about the publisher firing Plants vs. Zombies’ creator for refusing to make the sequel pay-to-win. The truth, as always, is far more complicated than that.Read more… Continue […]

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A Guide To The Endless, Confusing Star Wars Battlefront II Controversy

When 2017's Star Wars Battlefront II was first previewed at E3 this year, people were cautiously optimistic. Its predecessor was slammed for being thin on content, but initial showings of the game looked promising and it seemed like EA had added the things fans wanted out of the game’s sequel, like a single-player…Read more… Continue […]

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