Star Wars Battlefront 2 Fallout: Disney’s Not Happy, and Wall Street is Panicking

A.K.A. Star Wars Battlefront 2 Controversy, Episode 6: Revenge of the Jedi. Well, we all know EA pulled the microtransactions from Star Wars Battlefront 2. “Temporarily“. That’s not the interesting part, though. No, the interesting part is why they did it. The night before they announced that decision, they had apparently been... Read More | Share it now!

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 is the World’s most Hateable Vampire

A.K.A Star Wars Battlefront 2 Part 4: The Revenge. You know what the difference between the last one of these I did and this one is? Last time, I didn’t have a lot of hard data as to how EA shot themselves in the foot. But thanks to Star Wars Gaming, we now know that it’ll take either 4,528 hours of gameplay (or $2100 on average) to... Read More | Share it now!

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 Controversy Part 3: Tokyo Grift

You know what, EA? Fuck you. I really can’t explain why I expected better from EA. Truly can’t. But naturally, they fix one thing publicly and ruin another in an attempt to get accolades for not really changing anything. Because now, in addition to cutting prices on heroes, they’ve done the same to the amount of credits you get for... Read More | Share it now!

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EA Responds to Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Controversy by Slashing Hero Prices

A full on 75% reduction in cost. EA has responded to the hero unlock controversy in Star Wars: Battlefront 2. After, as of this writing, their initial Reddit response is sitting at 497k downvotes, making it one of the most hated posts in the site’s history. Naturally, this has probably forced PR (or possibly Disney) to start yelling at them to... Read More | Share it now!

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New Star Wars Movie Trilogy & TV Show Announced

The house that mouse built isn’t going to pull a George Lucas and let the Star Wars brand sit on a shelf, planning a new Star Wars trilogy helmed by Rian Johnson, director of Star Wars The Last Jedi. Over the past few years Disney has had some issues finding directors for their Star Wars projects, with Ron Howard most recently coming onboard to... Read More | Share it now!

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Get a Look at the Star Wars Battlefront 2 Launch Trailer

Show them the power of the Dark Side. Star Wars Battlefront 2 is probably the one EA game I’m really interested in at the moment. Mostly because I like me some Star Wars games. Yes, even the really hard ones on the old Nintendo systems. And Star Wars Battlefront 2 seems set to deliver on those promises. Just look at that trailer! Three eras,... Read More | Share it now!

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EA is Shutting Down Visceral Games

Here we go again. EA recently announced that they would be shutting down Visceral games. The studio behind Battlefield Hardline and Dead Space was working on a new Star Wars game at the time, which will be moved to a new studio. From a recent news post on EA’s site: A development team from across EA Worldwide Studios will take over development... Read More | Share it now!

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Samsung’s Got some Star Wars Themed Robot Vacuums

They’re probably not the droids you’re looking for. Robot vacuums have become ubiquitous over the past decade. Hell, one even played a part in the plot of Breaking Bad. And now, Samsung has some Star Wars themed robot vacuums that will show you the power of the Force. The limited edition version of their POWERbot VR7000 vacuum cleaner... Read More | Share it now!

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You Can Get Your Very Own Robotic Stormtroopers

These are the droids you’re looking for! Thanks to UBTECH, you can now secure your galactic domination with their First Order Stormtrooper robots. Their 16-inch tall Stormtrooper robots. They can’t hold a tiny E-11 blaster rifle, which is probably for the best, since even robot Stormtroopers can’t hit the broad side of a barn.... Read More | Share it now!

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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Now Has Multiplayer Support Again

Time to do things the high ground way. Star Wars: Battlefront 2 (the original, 2005 game, not the new one) has been without official multiplayer for about 3 years. When GameSpy closed its doors, that was pretty much it. Which sucked, because that was the major draw of the game. But hark! Disney has heard your plaintive wail! They posted this Steam... Read More | Share it now!

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