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Battlefront II Developers Answer Fan Pleas To Change Some Holograms

Sometimes it’s the little things that bug players. And sometimes those little things are worth fixing. That’s the case with Battlefront II, a game with a playerbase that’s been frustrated by microtransactions and a lack of new content but at least has had their call answered to get rid of the holograms in the game’s…Read […]

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Fans Have A Lack Of Faith In Battlefront II’s Han Solo Season

Star Wars: Battlefront II is working to overcome its image problem following a controversial release. A new season of content, related to Han Solo, hit the game today. Its smattering of character skins and a map lifted from 2015’s Star Wars Battlefront provide little for those hoping the game will bounce back from its…Read more… […]

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Why Star Wars Episode 1: Racer Is Still One Of The Best Racing Games Ever

It’s May the 4th, and that means there’s no better time to talk about one of the best racing games ever: Star Wars Episode 1: Racer. Recently re-released for the PC, wannabe podracers and grizzled veterans can return to the tracks once more. Staff writers Heather Alexandra and Ethan Gach look back at what made […]

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Pegboard Nerds give Celldweller’s ‘The Imperial March’ a drumstep re-up

Who better to celebrate Star Wars Day (“May the 4th be with you”) with a remix of Celldweller‘s “The Imperial March,” than Pegboard Nerds? Monstercat‘s favorite 8-bit Danish-Norwegian duo have brought new intensity and quirkiness to Celldweller’s now iconic three-year-old dance cover. The Nerds add to the original track’s catalogue of ubiquitous Darth Vader samples, […]

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Watch Star Wars’ Classic Hyperspace Jump Recreated Using Fiber-Optics and Poster Board

May the Fourth Be With Us… even in hyperspace. The famous “jump” has been seen across countless scifi films and shows—with even more countless names—but the Millennium Falcon definitely has one of the greatest. In honor of Star Wars Day, check out this exclusive video from Backyard VFX artist Joey Shanks that shows…Read more… Continue […]

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Star Wars Episode I: Racer has been digitally re-released for PC over at GOG.

Star Wars Episode I: Racer has been digitally re-released for PC over at GOG. The podracing sim that first released back in 1999 on PC and N64 had been previously unavailable on modern consoles. Say what you will about the prequels, Episode 1: Racer was totally rad.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Sorcerer Is The Best ’70s Movie Everybody Forgot About Because Of Star Wars

William Friedkin took all of his built up moviemaker credit from doing The French Connection and The Exorcist back to back and made Sorcerer, a movie that was immediately wiped off the face of the Earth because it came out in 1977, right before a little movie called Star Wars.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Star Wars: Battlefront II, Six Months Later

Star Wars Battlefront II stirred up controversy at launch with grindy progression systems and questionable loot boxes. Over the last six months, the game has added new modes and done its best to win back players. Here’s where things stand today.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Battlefront II’s New Microtransactions Are An Improvement, But Unlocks Are Still Grindy

Star Wars Battlefront II’s latest update brings microtransactions back to the game, allowing players to spend premium currency on cosmetic outfits. It’s an improvement over the ability granting loot boxes from early access but pricey skins add an unwelcome new grind to a game.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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All the Solo: A Star Wars Story Toys Available at Midnight Tonight

As inevitable as the sun rising and setting, a new Star Wars movie is coming, and with it, tons of new toys—ready and waiting to empty your wallet even before you get to the movie theater. In fact, the monetary assault of Solo merchandise begins at midnight tonight, so if you’re planning on picking up […]

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Morrowind, Bioware & Star Wars Classics Coming To Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

Microsoft has just announced a new batch of original Xbox games coming to the Xbox One’s backwards compatibility feature, and there are some damn good ones on offer, including KOTOR, Morrowind, Jade Empire and the original Star Wars: Battlefront games.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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