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News: Star Wars Battlefront Has a Really Steep PS4 Season Pass

Star Wars Battlefront Has a Really Steep PS4 Season Pass

Sell the Millennium Falcon

It's time to put your hand blaster and lightsaber up on eBay, because you're going to need as many Druggats as you can lay your hands on to afford Star Wars Battlefront's obligatory Season Pass. Announced by EA Games overnight, the expensive add-on will set you back an eye watering £40/$50, and will grant you access to...

First Impressions: Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Continues to Grow with a Sequel on PS4

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Continues to Grow with a Sequel on PS4

Green hill zone

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 focuses on expanding the original title, which was already such a great success. For those living under a rock, Garden Warfare is a third-person shooter where the plants and zombies from the popular mobile game go head-to-head in order to defend their homelands from each other. We gave the first...

News: Star Wars Battlefront Beta Forces Another Day on PS4

Star Wars Battlefront Beta Forces Another Day on PS4

EA extends server stress test

This author may like Star Wars Battlefront about as much as being force choked, but we're more than happy for those of you foolish enough to be enjoying the game to lap up the mediocrity for a little longer. EA Games announced on Twitter earlier this evening that it will be extending the PlayStation 4 blockbuster's...

News: Star Wars Battlefront's Beta Is Not 1080p on PS4

Star Wars Battlefront's Beta Is Not 1080p on PS4

Han oh no

We're long past the point where chatting about resolution is interesting, but that's probably because practically every game on the PlayStation 4 runs at 1080p. Star Was Battlefront – or its beta, at least – is an exception, running at 900p according to a Digital Foundry analysis. This is in line with previous Battlefield releases,...

First Impressions: Forcing Our Way to the Front Line in Star Wars Battlefront on PS4

Forcing Our Way to the Front Line in Star Wars Battlefront on PS4

Everything is proceeding as foreseen

Fans of sci-fi video games have been waiting for a new Star Wars Battlefront ever since the outstanding previous instalment in the series, Battlefront 2, was released all the way back in 2005. For loyal followers of the franchise this previous title feels like it deployed "a long time ago in a galaxy far, far...

First Impressions: Reflecting on Mirror’s Edge Catalyst PS4

Reflecting on Mirror’s Edge Catalyst PS4

Smooth round the edges

Mirror's Edge Catalyst is a reimagined story set before the events of the first title and has built upon the free running and combat system of the original to bring a totally fresh and more fluid experience. With upgraded visuals that look stunning on the next generation consoles and are especially sharp on the PlayStation...

Weirdness: Star Wars Battlefront Is Even Being Sold with a Han-Solo Fridge

Star Wars Battlefront Is Even Being Sold with a Han-Solo Fridge

This is going to get silly, isn't it?

Just in case you didn't get the memo, Star Wars is about to blow up all over again in a big way. The hype surrounding The Force Awakens is already unbearable, and that means that everyone wants a piece of the action. Sony's smartly buddied up with EA Games for the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront, and now...

News: Star Wars Battlefront Beta Soars to PS4 Next Month

Star Wars Battlefront Beta Soars to PS4 Next Month

In a galaxy not so far away

Can't wait for your first taste of Star Wars Battlefront? There's good news for you, then, because the first-person shooter will be landing a PlayStation 4 beta in early October. The developer's keeping many of the major details under wraps for the time being, but we do know that it'll feature three modes and will be...

Review: Dragon Age: Inquisition - The Descent (PS4)

Dragon Age: Inquisition - The Descent (PS4)

Descend no further

We hope that you're not sick of delving into dank and ominous caverns, because Dragon Age: Inquisition's second expansion, The Descent, is a spelunker's wet dream. Taking the Inquisitor and their party down into the Deep Roads – a gigantic network of underground caverns that are home to countless types of dangerous beasties –...

Review: Dragon Age: Inquisition - Jaws of Hakkon (PS4)

Dragon Age: Inquisition -  Jaws of Hakkon (PS4)

Not enough bite for your buck

The Frostback Basin is a melting pot of varied environments, and it's arguably the star of Dragon Age: Inquisition's first expansion, Jaws of Hakkon. It's a gorgeous and vast location that features beaches, bogs, caverns, forests, jungles, mountains, and even islands made of ice. It's also bathed in a constant sunset,...

News: It Doesn't Matter That EA Access Isn't on PS4, Says Moore

It Doesn't Matter That EA Access Isn't on PS4, Says Moore

Sony's stance unchanged it seems

It's been about a year since Sony told EA executives to talk to the hand regarding subscription service EA Access, but the publisher doesn't seem all that bothered these days. Speaking with GameSpot, bigwig Peter Moore said it "doesn't matter" that the service is not available on the PlayStation 4 – despite the...

EGX 2015: Play Star Wars Battlefront for the First Time in the UK

Play Star Wars Battlefront for the First Time in the UK

Also Mirror's Edge Catalyst, Need for Speed, and more

Star Wars Battlefront will be playable in the UK for the first time ever at this year's EGX, it's been announced. In fact, EA Games will be bringing a wad of titles to the Birmingham-based event, including Mirror's Edge Catalyst, Need for Speed, and Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2. Not a...

News: EA Doesn't Think You'd Play a Star Wars Battlefront Single Player Campaign

EA Doesn't Think You'd Play a Star Wars Battlefront Single Player Campaign

Data suggests few people play solo, apparently

It doesn't matter if the final product is as bad as Jar Jar Binks, the forthcoming Star Wars Battlefront is going to sell enough copies to fund the construction of a real Millennium Falcon. One could argue, though, that for as fun as the game looks, publisher EA is half arsing it – where is the epic...

News: PS4's Need for Speed Reboot Will Be Online Only

PS4's Need for Speed Reboot Will Be Online Only

But why?

We reckon that the new Need for Speed looks pretty darn rad – especially with those so-bad-they're-good full-motion video cut-scenes. However, there is one downside: the game will be playable online only. Speaking with Official Xbox Magazine – yes, we know – executive producer Marcus Nilsson attempted to explain why that's the case,...