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News: Star Wars Battlefront's Final DLC Will Be Rogue One Themed

Star Wars Battlefront's Final DLC Will Be Rogue One Themed

We shall fight on the beaches

Star Wars Battlefront's final expansion pack – due this Holiday after the upcoming Death Star add-on – will be based upon the forthcoming Rogue One movie. The tidbit was confirmed at Star Wars Celebration this weekend, with confirmation that Scarif – the movie's tropical location – will be used as the basis for...

News: Amy Hennig's Star Wars Game Sounds a Lot Like Uncharted

Amy Hennig's Star Wars Game Sounds a Lot Like Uncharted

Surprise

Amy Hennig played a huge role in the success of the Uncharted series, so it's no real surprise to learn that the Star Wars game which she's working on with Dead Space developer Visceral sounds a lot like Nate Drake's escapades. In fact, speaking during a panel at Star Wars Celebration, the creative director admitted that her approach to...

News: PS4 Shooter Battlefield 1 to Launch with 10 Maps

PS4 Shooter Battlefield 1 to Launch with 10 Maps

Multiplayer modes and more leaked

Battlefield 1's pre-release beta has been data-mined by people with too much time on their hands, so EA and DICE's marketing plans are now more or less in tatters. This isn't any old leak: practically every detail about the first-person shooter has been posted on Reddit, from its list of weapons right the way...

News: BioWare Explains Why it Went for a Female Main Character in Mass Effect: Andromeda's E3 Trailer

BioWare Explains Why it Went for a Female Main Character in Mass Effect: Andromeda's E3 Trailer

"We're embracing character creation"

You've seen the Mass Effect: Andromeda E3 2016 trailer by now, right? If so, then you may or may not know that around the 1:30 mark, we get our first real glimpse of the game's customisable main character, Ryder. Much like Commander Shepard, Ryder can be male or female depending on your preference, but unlike...

News: Criterion's Teased Racing Game Has Been Cancelled

Criterion's Teased Racing Game Has Been Cancelled

Project burnt out after two years of silence

Back at E3 2014, Burnout creators Criterion Games showed some early footage of its multi-vehicle racer, showing players switching mid-race between ATVs, wingsuits, planes, helicopters, jet-skis, and other vehicles, exciting many people. However, it seems that, after two years of uncertainty on the...

E3 2016: Did You Want Space Battles? Star Wars Battlefront VR Has Space Battles

Did You Want Space Battles? Star Wars Battlefront VR Has Space Battles

Well, kind of

We were among the disappointed fans when we found out that DICE's Star Wars Battlefront wouldn't have dogfights between X-Wings and TIE Fighters among the stars while taking down Star Destroyers and Corellian Corvettes. It's a high-flying fantasy for sure, and it looks like the developer has responded to the reception with a light...

E3 2016: Your First Look at Amy Hennig's Star Wars Game Can Be Compressed into a GIF

Your First Look at Amy Hennig's Star Wars Game Can Be Compressed into a GIF

Sith sense

EA Games practically had nothing to show during its press conference last night, but it did manage to roll off a second or two of ex-Uncharted creative director Amy Hennig's upcoming Star Wars title. In development at Dead Space developer Visceral, this one's not due out until 2018, but as expected – it all looks Naughty Dog-esque...

E3 2016: EA Announces Madden NFL 17 Championship Series, Offers $1 Million in Prize Money

EA Announces Madden NFL 17 Championship Series, Offers $1 Million in Prize Money

Here comes the money

EA has been a big supporter of eSports recently and it looks like it will be continuing that support in a big way during its Madden NFL 17 Championship Series. The tournament offers a massive $1 million in prize money and will span an entire year, with events being held at four EA Majors as well as other events that will be...

E3 2016: Battlefield 1's Gorgeous PS4 Gameplay Trailer Will Blow Your Mind

Battlefield 1's Gorgeous PS4 Gameplay Trailer Will Blow Your Mind

World War Wow

EA's press conference today was about as exciting as an appointment with the dentist, but at least Battlefield 1 ended the show on a high note. The title's latest "gameplay trailer" – which we don't 100 per cent believe is representative of the experience that you'll get on a PlayStation 4 – is extraordinary, bringing a Michael...