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Star Wars: Battlefront II Microtransactions Deactivated Temporarily: Gamers Win, At Least For Now

Electronic Arts has temporarily disabled 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' microtransactions after the massive backlash that the publisher received. This is a crucial win for gamers, who fought back against a 'pay-to-win' environment.

Video Games November 17, 2017

Gamers Fight Back: EA Makes 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' Changes After The Most Downvoted Post In Reddit History

Gamers have scored a huge victory against the trend of abusive microtransactions in the video game industry. After massive backlash, Electronic Arts has reduced the unlock requirements for 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' characters such as Darth Vader.

Video Games November 13, 2017

Electronic Arts Shuts Down 'Dead Space' Studio: What Will Happen To The 'Star Wars' Game Under Development?

Electronic Arts decided to shut down Visceral Games, the studio behind the 'Dead Space' franchise which was working on a 'Star Wars' title. Fans of 'Star Wars' can instead look forward to 'Star Wars Battlefront II', at least for now.

Video Games October 17, 2017

The Space Battles Of 'Star Wars Battlefront II' Will Be Shown Off At Gamescom, And We Can't Contain Our Excitement

The space battles of 'Star Wars Battlefront II' will be showcased at the upcoming Gamescom 2017. However, Electronic Arts will already reveal the gameplay of the Starfighter Assault mode before the annual event.

Video Games August 13, 2017

Star Wars Battlefront II Is The Most Viewed Game From E3 2017 On YouTube

'Star Wars Battlefront II' is the undisputed winner of E3 2017, according to rankings released by YouTube that considered video views. The shooter will launch on Nov. 17 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Video Games June 18, 2017

Do The Scathing 'The Book Of Henry' Reviews Foretell The Fate Of 'Star Wars: Episode IX'?

Critics are lambasting 'Star Wars: Episode IX' director Colin Trevorrow’s new flick, 'The Book of Henry,' out June 16. The overwhelming negative response has caused 'Star Wars' fans to panic about the 'Star Wars' film, out 2019.

Movies/TV Shows June 16, 2017

Star Wars Battlefront II Gameplay Leaks Ahead Of EA Play Reveal

It wouldn't be an E3 lead-up without at least one leak. Early footage of 'Star Wars Battlefront II' leaks ahead of the official reveal at EA Play, and it looks fantastic.

Video Games June 10, 2017

E3 2017: Can EA Rebound With 'Star Wars Battlefront II'

Despite hosting its own event the weekend before E3, EA is still a big presence at the show. One of the biggest titles on hand will be 'Star Wars Battlefront II', which looks to make up for a disappointing first entry.

Video Games June 3, 2017

'Star Wars Land' Will Feel Like An RPG: Visitors Will Build Reputations That Shape Their Experience

Star Wars Land, expected to be completed for Disneyland in California and Disney Hollywood Studios in Orlando by 2019, will offer an experience similar to a role-playing game. Visitors will be able to develop reputations that will affect their stay.

Geek April 16, 2017

Star Wars: Battlefront II Unveiled: Players Will Take On The Role Of Female Imperial Soldier Iden Versio

Electronic Arts officially unveiled 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' at this year's Star Wars Celebration. The sequel improves upon the multiplayer experience of the first game, but also adds a single-player campaign focused on Inferno Squad commander Iden Versio.

Video Games April 16, 2017

Star Wars Updates: Episode VIII Trailer Is Released And Todd Fisher Is Confused

Lucasfilm gifts the fandom with the first official teaser for ‘The Last Jedi,’ but denies Todd Fisher’s claim that Princess Leia will appear in ‘Episode IX.’

Movies/TV Shows April 15, 2017

Carrie Fisher To Appear In ‘Star Wars Episode IX,’ Todd Fisher Confirms

Carrie Fisher’s brother confirms that the recently deceased actress will still appear as Princess Leia in the still-unfilmed ‘Star Wars Episode IX’ and it won’t be through CGI.

Movies/TV Shows April 14, 2017

Disney CEO Agrees To Extend Contract Until 2019, Drops Hints About Upcoming Stand-Alone Han Solo Film

Disney CEO Bob Iger extends his contract up until 2019. The man in one of entertainment’s most powerful positions drops a few hints about the 'Star Wars' films.

Movies/TV Shows March 24, 2017

Disney Plans 'Star Wars' Movies To Go On For Over A Decade After 'Episode IX'

Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed that the studio is already talking about another decade-and-a-half of 'Star Wars' stories beyond 'Episode IX' in 2019. This means that fans can expect 'Star Wars' movies well into the early to mid-2030s.

Movies/TV Shows March 24, 2017

What Would Luke Say: Disney Teases Shareholders With ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Clip

Disney shareholders got a sneak peek of the latest clip from the upcoming 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' film. The clip reportedly revealed Luke Skywalker’s first words plus other characters.

Movies/TV Shows March 9, 2017

Space Scenes In 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Directed In Virtual Reality Through HTC Vive

Gareth Edwards, the director of 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,' utilized virtual reality and the HTC Vive to direct space scenes in the movie. This allowed him to show digital artists what he wanted for the space sequences.

Movies/TV Shows February 27, 2017

LOOK: First Photo, Production Details And Expected Summer Release Date Of Stand-Alone Han Solo Film

Have a first look at the cast of the much-awaited Han Solo movie. Get to know the film's winning team and when we can expect to see the film in theaters.

Movies/TV Shows February 25, 2017

Filming Begins For Stand-Alone 'Star Wars' Movie: Meet The Cast Of Han Solo Spin-Off

Filming has begun for the yet to be titled Han Solo stand-alone film. Meet the actors who will bring the beloved Star Wars characters’ youth to life.

Movies/TV Shows February 24, 2017

Google Play Store February 2017: The New Apps, Music, Movies And TV Shows Available To Download

New titles available in February in the Google Play Store include the mobile game ‘Fire Emblem: Heroes,’ the movie ‘Doctor Strange,’ and the book ‘Empire’s End: Aftermath.’

Apps/Software February 1, 2017

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' New Characters And The Actors Rumored To Play Them

The countdown for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' has begun yet little is still known about the movie's plot or characters. Get to know some of the actors rumored to play interesting new characters in the latest installment of Star Wars.

Movies/TV Shows January 29, 2017

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Red Logo Might Mean Something

Star Wars: The Last Jedi has just released the title of its eighth episode. But the strange new red logo is sending the fandom into speculation frenzy.

Movies/TV Shows January 29, 2017

NASA Cassini Spacecraft Offers New Look At Saturn’s Tethys: Another ‘Death Star’ Moon?

NASA says it looks like an eyeball but latest Cassini spacecraft images of Saturn’s moon, Tethys, show it has a stark resemblance to the planet’s 'Death Star' moon Mimas.

Space January 25, 2017

Lucasfilm Debunks Rumors Of Digital Princess Leia In Future 'Star Wars' Films

There were rumors that Carrie Fisher, who passed away late last year, will be digitally recreated in future Star Wars films as Princess Leia. Lucasfilm, however, has now responded to debunk the reports.

Movies/TV Shows January 15, 2017

Lucasfilm Explains How 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Revived Faces From The Past (Warning: Spoilers)

Lucasfilm explained the decision and technology behind one of the controversial moves made for 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.' The move was questioned by die-hard fans and critics alike on whether it was ethical to do.

Movies/TV Shows December 28, 2016

Carrie Fisher, Celebrated Actress And Star Wars Royalty, Dies At 60

Veteran actress and Star Wars royalty Carrie Fisher passed away in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Dec. 27. Fisher had been hospitalized last week after suffering a heart attack while on a flight from London to Los Angeles.

Celebrities December 28, 2016

Star Wars Battle Quads: These Battle Drones By Propel Let You Duke It Out In Galactic Dogfights

Propel has come up with the Star Wars Battle Quad Drones. Each toy drone is handpainted and extremely detailed, and can be used in an aerial combat.

Gadgets December 25, 2016

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Spoiler-Free Review: The Prequel That The Original Trilogy Deserves

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' is the first anthology film in the Star Wars universe. The movie is not just the prequel that the original 'Star Wars' trilogy deserved, but also the one that it needed.

Movies/TV Shows December 20, 2016

NASA Is Looking For Alien Life On Star Wars-Like Planets

NASA is on the search for exoplanets similar to those seen on Star Wars films. Researchers believe worlds such as Kamino, Scarif, Jakku and Jedha may exist in the real-life universe.

Space December 20, 2016

Star Wars Wearable Tech: 4 Coolest Real-Life Wearables Inspired By A Galaxy Far, Far Away

The popularity of wearables has risen in the past years. But these awesome Star Wars-themed gadgets are simply out of this galaxy.

Wearable Tech December 18, 2016

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Battle Scenes Inspired By Real War Photos: Director Gareth Edwards

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' director Gareth Edwards opens up about how the film alludes to real war events. And IMAX provides the perfect stage for the depiction.

Movies/TV Shows December 17, 2016

Source Of Mysterious Metallic Sound Heard In Mariana Trench Identified

Scientists have identified the possible source of the mysterious sound resembling that of 'Star Wars' sound effects heard in Mariana trench. Where does this bizarre noise come from?

Earth/Environment December 16, 2016

Google Allo Gets Exclusive 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Stickers

Google Allo released a 'Star Wars'-themed sticker pack one week before the premiere of 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.' The animated 'Star Wars' stickers feature some of the most popular characters from the movie.

Apps/Software December 12, 2016

[updated] Official 'Star Wars' Drones Preorders: Engage In Laser Dogfights With The Speeder Bike, Millennium Falcon, X-Wing Or TIE Fighter

In time for holidays, fans can preorder these official 'Star Wars' drones by Propel. For $239.99, they can purchase a Millennium Falcon, X-Wing, TIE Fighter or Speeder Bike and engage in laser dogfights with other drones.

Gadgets November 18, 2016

'Star Wars Battlefront' Rogue One Expansion And VR Mission To Launch On Dec. 6

Electronic Arts will launch the final expansion to 'Star Wars: Battlefront' for the game's anniversary and in time for the looming theatrical release of the film 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.' A VR game for PlayStation VR will also launch alongside the expansion.

Video Games November 18, 2016

Marvel 'Darth Maul' Prequel Comic Will Explore The Sith's Early Days

Darth Maul is getting his own eponymous Marvel miniseries. The five-issue miniseries will take place prior to the events of 'The Phantom Menace.'

Comic Books November 14, 2016

'Star Wars Episode VIII' May See The Return Of The Imperial Guard

Sounds like the First Order will have their own spin on the red-robed members of the Imperial Guard seen in the original trilogy.

Movies/TV Shows October 27, 2016

‘LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Launches Siege Of Takodana DLC That Lets Players Fight As Part Of The First Order

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment released the second Level Pack as part of the Season Pass DLC for ‘LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ that allows gamers to play as Kylo Ren and lead the First Order.

Video Games October 25, 2016

Might The Han Solo Star Wars Spinoff Reveal How Lando Lost The Millennium Falcon?

A new rumor indicates that the upcoming Star Wars spinoff might give fans all the details about how Han came to own his iconic ship.

Movies/TV Shows October 24, 2016

Netflix To Invest $6 Billion On New Shows

After a disappointing second quarter, Netflix is seeing a boost in profit in the third quarter. The streaming and video on demand company is set on investing $6 billion on original shows this year.

Movies/TV Shows October 19, 2016

Lucasfilm Takes Legal Action Against The Creator Of 'Star Wars'-Themed Lightsaber Academy

A lightsaber stage-fighting school is the target of a new lawsuit from Lucasfilm.

Movies/TV Shows October 18, 2016

Fans Want Netflix To Launch A ‘Star Wars: The Old Republic’ TV Series

Star Wars fans really want Netflix is start working on a new TV series for its platform that is set within the world of the ‘The Old Republic’ MMORPG universe.

Movies/TV Shows October 17, 2016

Darth Vader Shows No Mercy In The Final Issue Of His Marvel Comic

Darth Vader is more ruthless than ever in the grand finale of Kieron Gillen and Salvador Larroca's comic series.

Comic Books October 12, 2016

Attention, Star Wars Fans: You Only Need $40 To Have R2-D2 Brew You A Cup Of Coffee Every Morning

Retail company ThinkGeek is now selling an R2-D2 Coffee Press, which is capable of brewing four cups of coffee per refill. It is now available for preorder and will begin shipping in December.

Smart Home October 10, 2016

'Star Wars Rebels' Season 3 Episode Synopses Tease The Arrival Of Wedge Antilles And The Return Of Darth Maul

The third season of 'Star Wars Rebels' recently kicked off with a bang, and it looks like the show is set to keep the reveals coming.

Movies/TV Shows September 27, 2016

The 'Star Wars' Comic Will Explore Yoda's Past Starting In Issue #26

Writer Jason Aaron will explore a pre-'Phantom Menace' Yoda in the pages of Marvel's main 'Star Wars' comic.

Comic Books September 19, 2016

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