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Star Wars: Hunters sees another delay, now coming in 2023

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. In a release date, far, far away… Star Wars: Hunters, the suad-based, online multiplayer game coming to Switch, has been delayed into next year. Originally slated to arrive in 2021 before being delayed to 2022, it will now release sometime in 2023. According to Zynga, the game is being delayed to ensure it meets high expectations. It also said that those playing the soft launch can expect new content updates regularly until the worldwide launch. The next update is coming…

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LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga celebrates Star Wars Day with two DLC packs

Play as Boba Fett, Bo Katan, Hunter, Wreck, and more. Two new DLC packs are now available for LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. The DLC comes in the form of two character packs, The Mandalorian Season 2 and Star Wars: The Bad Batch. The Mandalorian Season 2 Character Pack includes Ahsoka Tano, Boba Fett, Bo Katan, Fennec Shand and Moff Gideon. Star Wars: The Bad Batch Character Pack comes with Hunter, Wrecker, Tech, Crosshair, and Echo. Developed by TT Games in collaboration with the LEGO Group and Lucasfilm Games team, and published by Warner Bros., the game features the…

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Studio helmed by Amy Hennig signs deal with Lucasfilm Games to develop a new Star Wars title

Skydance New Media, helmed by Uncharted writer and game director Amy Hennig and EA vet Julian Beak, has announced it is working with Lucasfilm games to develop a new Star Wars game. The game will be a “richly cinematic action-adventure” featuring an original story in the legendary franchise. “I’ve often described how seeing Star Wars in 1977 essentially rewired my 12-year-old brain, shaping my creative life and future indelibly,” said Hennig, president of Skydance New Media. “I’m elated to be working with Lucasfilm Games again to tell interactive stories in this galaxy that I love.” “We couldn’t be more thrilled…

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Return to Monkey Island announced via anti-April Fools joke

The latest Monkey Island instalment isn’t a myth, and it’s coming in 2022. April Fools seems to be a prime opportunity for silly pranks and mischievous behaviour. I’ve never been a fan of it myself, and neither has Ron Gilbert. So, when the Monkey Island co-creater craftily announced that he might be working on a new Monkey Island game via his blog, Grumpy Gamer, on April 1, 2022, fans flocked to forums to share their confusion. Gilbert had sworn off April Fools for 18 years, making the blog April Fools free because “it’s a stupid tradition.” Well said. However, immediately…

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LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga developer video highlights content and the game’s sense of freedom

The game features over 300 playable characters, over 100 vehicles, and 23 planets to explore. A new behind-the-scenes video highlighting the breadth of content and sense of freedom has been released for LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. In the video, the development team shares the process in bringing the entire Star Wars galaxy to life by using versions of iconic locations found throughout the nine Skywalker Saga films. The video also showcases the work that went into implementing weathering effects, differentiating sky colors, and bringing attention to detail unseen in previous LEGO video games. The Skywalker Saga allows you…

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Respawn is working on three Star Wars games

Sequel, shooter, strategy. EA and Lucasfilm Games announced today that three new Star Wars titles are in the works at or in collaboration with Respawn Entertainment. These include the next title in the Star Wars Jedi franchise, which we already knew was coming, as well as a strategy game and a first-person shooter. Heading up the next Star Wars Jedi story is Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order director Stig Asmussen, who previously worked on God of War titles before joining Respawn. Peter Hirschmann, game director, who was the executive producer on the original Star Wars Battlefront games, will lead the…

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is coming to Switch in November

The beloved title heads to the console this fall. Announced yesterday during a Nintendo Direct presentation, Aspyr is bringing Knights of the Old Republic to Switch on November 11. Have a look at it on Switch below, courtesy of IGN. Whether you’re a long-time fan or a newcomer to the game, with it available on Switch, you will be able to play the RPG both at home and on the go as well – and trust us – you will want to take it on the go because it is hard to put down. Even after all of these years….

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Star Wars: Hunters gets a cinematic trailer and a 2022 release window

No longer coming out this year. A new trailer for Star Wars: Hunters has been released, showing off some more of the game as well as two characters you will play collectively. These characters are two Jawas going by the joint name of Utooni who are “scrappers with an arsenal of hidden firepower.” As you can see, one is sitting on top of the other’s shoulders. Jawas are a sentient species of short humanoids native to the Outer Rim desert world of Tatooine. Other characters shown in the trailer include the Sith warrior Rieve, Mandalorian Aran Tal, Sling Shot who…

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Ubisoft Massive are making an open-world Star Wars game

The studio behind The Division are making a new “story-driven, open-world Star Wars game,” Lucasfilm announced today. They revealed plans to start working with more developers on Star Wars games, not just Electronic Arts. However, they do say they are still working with EA on new projects. This news arrives the day after Bethesda announced an Indiana Jones game, being made by Wolfenstein studio MachineGames. (more…)

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All future Star Wars games to be grouped together under new Lucasfilm Games brand

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 11 January 2021 17:48 GMT Disney has announced that all future Star Wars games will be grouped together under one collective banner, Lucasfilm Games.In a statement that’s appeared over on StarWars.com, it was revealed without warning that “Lucasfilm Games is now the official identity for all gaming titles from Lucasfilm”. The name, it seems, takes its inspiration from LucasArts’ old moniker: the studio went by Lucasfilm Games until it rebranded in 1990.The statement notes that Lucasfilm Games – “a name that encompasses the company’s rich catalog of video games and its eye toward the future” –…