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DialVision is an unofficial app for the excellent X-Wing miniatures game that works as targeting com

DialVision is an unofficial app for the excellent X-Wing miniatures game that works as targeting computer, using augmented reality to project firing arcs and range limits onto the table so you don’t have to fiddle with those rulers all the time.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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Battlefront II’s Campaign Is Good Star Wars

I know the narrative this game will forever be bound to. I know its problems, and I know the limitations of a Battlefield singleplayer campaign, whether it has lightsabers in it or not. And for the next few minutes, I don’t want to talk about any of those things.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Battlefront II’s Starfighter Assault Mode Should Be Its Own Game

I have no need for the petty foot-based battles of filthy rebels and shiny Stormtroopers, adorable prequel droids and Order 66-awaiting clones. My star wars take place in the heavens of Battlefront II’s Starfighter Assault mode, so good it should be its own game. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Call Of Duty: WWII Fiasco vs. Star Wars: Battlefront II Mess: The Comparison We Had To Make

Call of Duty: WWII and Star Wars: Battlefront II are two giant games that have somehow both managed to spawn clusterfucks surrounding their release. It’s only natural that we try to do a thorough accounting of which one fucked up more.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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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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EA Defense Of Star Wars Battlefront II Becomes Most Downvoted Reddit Comment Ever

We’re four days away from the first Star Wars video game story since Star Wars Kinect, but few people are talking about what Star Wars Battlefront II’s campaign might look like. Instead, the internet discourse has been all about microtransactions, and players feel so ripped off that they’ve granted publisher EA the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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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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The Collapse Of Visceral’s Ambitious Star Wars Game 

It seemed like a surefire hit: a Star Wars take on Uncharted, published by Electronic Arts and developed by the longrunning studio Visceral Games. But nothing is sure in the video game industry, and on October 17, 2017, when employees of Visceral were told that the company would be closing, some who had worked for […]

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Alien Band Leader Makes Contact With Earth to Disavow Republican Candidate’s Claims

Humanity was stunned today as aliens from “a galaxy far, far away” made first contact through a hastily assembled press conference given by their earthly legal representation from the law firm of Rodriguez, Smith, Rodriguez.

“The extraterrestrial entity known as Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes are …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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