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Apex Legends’ Flimsy Opening Quest Left Me Unimpressed

It took me just six minutes to finish the first leg of “The Broken Ghost,” Apex Legends’ cooperative storyline. With all the effort it takes to unlock the missions and the week-long wait between chapters, I expected a whole lot more out of the event than what I got.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Apex Legends’ Flimsy Opening Quest Left Me Unimpressed

It took me just six minutes to finish the first leg of “The Broken Ghost,” Apex Legends’ cooperative storyline. With all the effort it takes to unlock the missions and the week-long wait between chapters, I expected a whole lot more out of the event than what I got.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Update Adds New Game Plus, Combat Challenges

Today is a made-up Star Wars holiday, but the new update for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is in fact very real. The free patch adds a new game plus mode, combat challenges, additional cosmetics, and a slew of upgraded accessibility options.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Jedi: Fallen Order Almost Couldn’t Include The Word ‘Jedi’

At the D.I.C.E. Summit in Las Vegas earlier this week, Respawn Entertainment director Stig Asmussen sat down for a brief fireside chat about Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The talk provided a peek behind the curtain on the game’s development, including the revelation that the studio almost had to tiptoe around using…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Apex Legends’ Character Is Ideal For Newcomers

With Season 4 of Apex Legends underway, new character Revenant is an interesting addition to the game’s roster. His abilities can heavily turn the tide of a firefight, and I’m curious as to where he’ll land in the larger team dynamics. So far, he feels like a character who’s a bit more welcoming to newcomers […]

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Jedi: Fallen Order’s Glitches Hold It Back From Greatness

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order combines the DNA of various games into its own unique blend of action and exploration. When it comes to combat, that means pulling lessons from games like Dark Souls, like pattern heavy bosses and resting points for upgrading abilities. As I explore distant planets there’s a sense that…Read more… Continue […]

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Let’s Talk About Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Spoilers

The end of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order totally rules, and it rules even more if you don’t know anything about it. If you have beaten this game, then you’ll enjoy this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen, in which we dissect the game’s take on the Force, the Jedi Order, and also that one character […]

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Let’s Talk About Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Spoilers

The end of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order totally rules, and it rules even more if you don’t know anything about it. If you have beaten this game, then you’ll enjoy this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen, in which we dissect the game’s take on the Force, the Jedi Order, and also that one character […]

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Jedi: Fallen Order is a good Star Wars game with terrible slides

Pretty much ever since EA won the exclusive rights to make console Star Wars games in 2013, the publisher has visibly struggled to figure out what exactly it should do with the Star Wars license. Some of EA’s developers, like the creators of the excellent Dead Space series at Visceral Games, were completely crushed…Read more… […]

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Jedi: Fallen Order Pays Tribute To A Lucasarts Star Wars Veteran

Fallen Order is a game that, between its echoes and scanning, has a lot of incidental background fluff. Amongst all that, though, is a lovely tribute from a son (who worked on Fallen Order) to his father (who worked on a ton of classic Star Wars games back in the 90s).Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order: The Kotaku Review

There hasn’t been a better time to be a Star Wars fan. As this is being written, the ninth and final entry in the saga that began with George Lucas’ 1977 film Star Wars is one month away from release, concluding a story over forty years in the making. The Mandalorian, the first live-action Star […]

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Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order Is One Big Video Game Smoothie, And It’s Delicious

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order from Respawn Entertainment is a wild blend of Prince of Persia, Uncharted, Dark Souls, and Metroid, and it fits so perfectly inside of the Star Wars universe. It feels both familiar and inventive all at once. While it sure ain’t perfect, it’s a hell of a ride through that galaxy […]

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Fallen Order Takes Star Wars Music In A Fun New Direction

No one can really bullshit their way through Star Wars.The Star Wars universe is one of the most fully-realized and obsessed over fictional settings. It’s also one of the most tightly managed, with an astonishing level of minutiae known by both franchise stewards and fans. The engines and blueprints of starships,…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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