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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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In-Game Purchases Poison The Well

Video games will always manipulate us. Each challenge and scenario in a game has been carefully engineered to make us react a certain way. Most of the time, that’s what we sign up for. But the moment real money enters the equation, something changes.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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Star Wars Battlefront II Gets Luke Skywalker Right

Star Wars Battlefront II is a conflicted game. The multiplayer progression system is a mess, and the story campaign moves way too fast. But if there’s one thing it really nails, it’s everyone’s favorite farmboy from Tatooine.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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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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Battlefront & Overwatch’s Loot Boxes Under Investigation In Belgium

Belgian website VTM is reporting that the country’s Gaming Commission is currently taking a look at loot boxes in video games, with particular focus on EA’s inclusion of them in Star Wars: Battlefront II and Blizzard’s use in Overwatch.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Star Wars: Battlefront II: The Kotaku Review

Star Wars: Battlefront II frustrates me in ways I never knew I could be frustrated. It is both a lovingly crafted companion to the films and a tangled mess of corporate meddling. There is a strong heart at the center but finding it means peeling back layers of unnecessary and infuriating nonsense.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Han Solo Is A Little Different In Battlefront II

Star Wars Battlefront II is off to a rough start with crummy lootboxes and unpopular unlockables. Thankfully, everyone’s favorite smuggler is living life with no reservations and isn’t afraid to show it.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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EA Cuts Star Wars Battlefront II Hero Costs After Widespread Anger

Star Wars Battlefront II’s heroes were a little expensive to unlock. Responding to widespread criticism, a new blog post from EA outlines a major reduction in cost for unlocking the franchise’s iconic characters.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Unlocking Heroes In Star Wars Battlefront II Could Take A Long Time

Players who have been spending time with Star Wars Battlefront II pre-release trial period have already started trying to calculate how long it would take to unlock every hero in the game without paying money and the results aren’t pretty. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Star Wars Battlefront II Lets You Pay Real Money For Multiplayer Advantages

Star Wars Battlefront II has everything you love from the movies: lightsabers, starfighters, and loot crates. These crates are crucial to the game’s multiplayer structure but even after being tweaked in response to widespread criticisms during the beta, they’re a mess that affects balance in negative ways.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Battlefront II Brings Back Star Wars’ Most Iconic Character: Bossk

The Star Wars Battlefront II trial is available to EA Access players, which means we get the chance to run through the multiplayer as Bossk, the famous bounty hunter who is certainly not scum!Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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EA released a blog post today outlining changes to Star Wars Battlefront II’s controversial loot cra

EA released a blog post today outlining changes to Star Wars Battlefront II’s controversial loot crate system. Among the changes are the removal of epic loot from crates and a minimum level requirement for upgrading star cards. We’ll see if it helps when the game launches next month.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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