This year has been a wonderful one for gaming. While I haven’t managed to play as many titles to completion as I would have liked, I was still chuffed with 2015’s offering. Having made the switch from my ailing PC to the Xbox One, I was able to pick up some of the current crop of triple-A titles. As such I have decided to run through some of the games I enjoyed this year, followed by my runners up and then finally my game of the year.
So many great games came out near the end of this year, leading to a substantial backlog, and that doesn’t even include the plethora of games that Xbox have welcomed back into my living room with its Backwards [...]
To say I was keen on playing the Star Wars Battlefront Beta would be an understatement, I’ve been a huge Star Wars fan since I was a kid. I had it forced upon me as a child and then went on to grow a greater appreciation of it during my mid to late teens. I’ve played countless game tie-ins with KOTOR being my favourite and the original Battlefront games coming in a close second. I approached the beta with a lot of scepticism, the same scepticism I am holding for The Force Awakens when it releases later in the year. For the most part, my cynicism was unneeded as the Battlefront Beta is awesome, but it isn’t without its problems.
The first thing that [...]
EA rounded out their E3 press conference this year with a trailer showcasing Star Wars Battlefront’s multiplayer mode. This trailer features Empire Strike’s Backs’ classic Battle of Hoth as both Imperial and Rebel forces fought against one another both on foot and in a variety of different vehicles.
Also on display were such classic Star Wars icons as the AT-AT, Tie Fighters and the X-Wing Fighter, all of which are pilot-able by players. EA’s onstage presenter for the event also stressed that despite the Rebel’s victory in-universe, players could play out the battle in any number of different ways including a victory for the [...]
EA published the first of four developer diaries on GAME’s Youtube channel yesterday, giving a brief look at the development of the recently announced Star Wars Battlefront title.
Developers reveal in the video that the use of sound effects from the original films, thanks to their partnership with Lucasfilm, adds a level of authenticity to the game that is unprecedented. DICE has access to all the original materials and sets from the original films as well as the environments used to shoot the original trilogy. The developers claim that this will allow them to bring an unprecedented amount of detail to the game, from the design of storm trooper armor to the vehicles [...]
Star Wars Battlefront has received a release date as of today. For those excited Star Wars fans, the new Battlefront title will be launching on November 17.
Lucasfilm and EA have announced the release date for Star Wars Battlefront. The news, broken via press release, informed fans that Battlefront will start rolling out with November 17 being the North American and November 19 being the European release. The first full-length trailer for this anticipated title was premiered to fans at the Star Wars Celebration. The celebration was a convention for fans of the Star Wars series to get together and see behind the scenes of the films, learn more about the franchise and dress up [...]
The new second trailer for the upcoming Star Wars film released this morning, showcasing some of the new characters and teasing some possible plot elements for the upcoming titles. Long time gamers and Star Wars fans are also treated at the end of the trailer to a link of a countdown for the new Star Wars Battlefront title, due to be released tomorrow April 17th at 10:30 AM PT (1:30 EST).
The previous title in the series, Star Wars Battlefront II was released on October 31st, 2005 and featured class based infantry and vehicle combat across the many worlds of the Star Wars universe. The series is well-loved by fans, allowing gamers to take on the roles of the various [...]