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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, others join Stadia Pro

By Stephany Nunneley 4 May 2021 19:50 GMT Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order joins three other games on Stadia Pro.The action-adventure epic Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order launched on Stadia in November last year, but as of today, it is available in Stadia Pro. Watch on YouTubeSubscribers can claim it now and play instantly alongside the over 25 existing games in their Pro library.Other new Stadia Pro games include Trine 4 – The Nightmare Prince, Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number, and Floor Kids.And don’t forget: this Friday, May 7, Resident Evil Village releases on the Stadia store as well as…

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Take advantage of all sorts of Star Wars Day deals this May 4th

By Elizabeth Henges 4 May 2021 17:01 GMT It’s Star Wars Day, and you know what that means? Time to save on great Star Wars games, merch, and more.What better way to celebrate May the 4th, or rather Star Wars Day, with great deals on all sorts of goodies from the massive franchise? With so much that’s out there, I’m sure all but the most obsessive fans have some merchandise they haven’t pick up yet or a game they missed out on originally. We have all sorts of sales and deals rounded up for you below!MicrosoftLooking for some Star Wars…

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Star Wars Hunters is a squad-based, online multiplayer game coming to Switch

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 18 February 2021 00:10 GMT Star Wars Hunters is coming to Nintendo Switch this year. Announced during the Nintendo Direct this evening, Star Wars Hunters is a squad-based, online multiplayer game where you will build a team out of all-new Star Wars characters. These characters include bounty hunters, stormtroopers, wookies, and heroes of the Rebellion. Once you build your team, you will then face off against other squads in arenas based on iconic Star Wars settings. The game’s timeline is set between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens. Developed by Zynga and Lucasfilm, the…

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Mandalorian-themed LTM comes to Fortnite

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 2 February 2021 20:41 GMT Fortnite players can now participate in a Mandalorian-themed LTM.Mando’s Bounty LTM is now live in Fortnite and tasks you with playing Solo or with others to collect galactic credits by eliminating the target on your Bounty Puck or any opponent you see. The first to reach the credit goal wins the match if they can prove themselves against Mando first. All players start out with three lives, and if you are in the lead, you become the bounty of The Mandalorian.Epic Games offered a tip: “Hunters targeting you and other players…

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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 free on Epic Games Store, Galactic Civilizations 3 coming next week

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 14 January 2021 16:35 GMT Just a friendly reminder that Star Wars: Battlefront 2 is free this week on the Epic Games Store.The Epic Games Store is handing out Star Wars Battlefront 2: Celebration Edition this week for free.This edition of the game contains the complete collection of customization content acquirable through in-game purchases from launch up to – and including – items inspired by The Rise of Skywalker. This means you will get more than two years’ worth of free content updates along with the complete collection of customization content.Next week, Stardock Entertainment’s Galactic Civilizations…

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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” –…

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 will be your free game on the Epic Games Store next week

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 7 January 2021 16:52 GMT You read the headline right.Next week on the Epic Games Store, you will be able to claim Star Wars Battlefront 2: Celebration Edition as your own to keep forever. Free of charge, obviously.This edition of the game contains the complete collection of customization content acquirable through in-game purchases from launch up to – and including – items inspired by The Rise of Skywalker. In other words, you will get more than two years’ worth of free content updates along with the complete collection of customization content.This week, the free game is…

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EA’s Respawn working on new IP following Jedi: Fallen Order success

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 5 January 2021 12:05 GMT This would be the developer’s second property.EA’s Respawn studio is apparently working on a brand new IP.That’s according to a now-deleted job ad on the developer’s website – spotted by VGC – in which the company was hiring for a “generalist software engineer” for its “new IP incubation team.” The post didn’t give much about this new project away, aside from a reference to “new, practical technologies to enable ‘adventuring forever’,” whatever the hell that means. Sure sounds like it will be a service-based project.This would be the second intellectual property…

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Star Wars: Rogue Squadron movie is not a video game adaptation

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 13 December 2020 15:21 GMT Star Wars: Rogue Squadron will not be an adaptation of the video game titles of the same name, director Patty Jenkins has confirmed.The upcoming movie from the Wonder Woman director may share a name with a series of arcade-style games but in an interview with IGN, Jenkins has confirmed the film will have a completely original story.“We’re doing something original with great influence from the games and the books,” Jenkins explained when talking about the film. “There’s a lot of things being acknowledged and understood about the greatness of all of those…

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Star Wars Squadrons free update adds two new Starfighters

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 12 December 2020 14:20 GMT Star Wars Squadrons update 4.0 has been deployed.The December update for Star Wars Squadrons is live, and it not only includes bug fixes but two new Starfighters.These starfighters feature one for the New Republic and the Galactic Empire. The New Republic gets the B-wing Starfighter and the Galactic Empire receives the TIE/d “Defender” multi-role Starfighter.The B-wing is categorized as a Bomber-class Starfighter and the TIE defender is a Fighter.With the update also comes custom matches which will allow one to five players per side across two teams to play on any maps…

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 coming to mobile

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 8 December 2020 17:42 GMT Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 – The Sith Lords is coming to iPhone, iPad, and Android on December 18.Aspyr and Lucasfilm have announced RPG classic Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 – The Sith Lords is coming to mobile.“Fans have been asking for a mobile version of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 for so long, and we’re thrilled to finally bring it to them,” said Elizabeth Howard, VP of publishing at Aspyr. “We’re proud to continue working with Lucasfilm to bring classic titles…

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Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 5 – Where to find and use Gold Bars

By Lauren Aitken, Monday, 7 December 2020 14:46 GMT Gold Bars are a new feature in Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 5, but where can you get them? Alongside a new map, subscription service and Battle Pass, some new elements have appeared in Fortnite’s classic Battle Royale mode. NPCs now hand out Bounties you can complete during a match and there are lots of Gold Bars to find.You can collect and use Gold Bars during Battle Royale matches and they’ll stay with you once you’ve left a match, regardless if you came first or were eliminated. There are a few ways…

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Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 5 Battle Pass trailer shows off The Mandalorian and map changes

By Lauren Aitken, Wednesday, 2 December 2020 09:44 GMT Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 5 is about to begin and the Battle Pass trailer has finally dropped. A trailer for the Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 5 battle pass and gameplay is here, showing off new areas, heroes and features.Galactus is vanquished and now Fortnite is ready for its new season. Players are already jumping in and seeing the new area, and even some returning ones.The new season of Fortnite features a bounty hunter theme and as always, there’s a new Battle Pass up for grabs. The Mandalorian headlines this season as…

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Oculus store launches Black Friday deals for Quest and Rift

By Henry Stockdale, Friday, 27 November 2020 21:31 GMT With the original Oculus Quest being discontinued after Oculus Quest 2’s launch last month, there hasn’t been any hardware bundles going for the older Virtual Reality units this Black Friday. Honestly, we’d not seen a huge amount of Virtual Reality offers anywhere. Until now that is, as Oculus have just launched their Black Friday 2020 offers. Deals are admittedly stronger for the Oculus Rift lineup, going as high as 88% off in some instances. That said, there’s still some great offers for Quest owners too, bringing us several bundles filled with acclaimed…