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Love for Star Wars towers over affection for the specific Battlefront series, but mucking up either almost certainly leads to a death more painful than Jabba the Hut's. This trailer shows the Star Wars: Battlefront team doing their best to carry both legacies in the upcoming team-based shooter.

June 9th 2014 at 4:18pm 0 Comments
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EA's efforts to transition its GameSpy-based games have been in vain, after the publisher revealed 50 of its titles are going offline once the matchmaking service shuts down. Not only is it a big list of games, but it includes casualties like Battlefield 2142 for PC and Mac, and Star Wars: Battlefr...

May 12th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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EA is working on an indeterminate number of new intellectual properties, EA Games executive VP Patrick Söderlund told MVCUK. "We have six to eight completely new IPs in the works," Söderlund said. "The day we stop making new IP is when we go onto life support." EA's definition of a "new...

September 6th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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EA expects to "most likely" release its new Star Wars: Battlefront game alongside Star Wars 7 coming to cinemas, scheduled for mid-2015. Speaking in an investors conference call, EA Chief Financial Officer Blake Jorgensen said the game "will most likely come out around the same time the Star Wars m...

August 1st 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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EA Games Label vice president Patrick Söderlund revealed new details and insight regarding DICE's upcoming Star Wars: Battlefront and Mirror's Edge games in a recent interview with CVG. Describing DICE and Star Wars: Battlefront as "a match made in heaven," Söderlund explains that the ne...

June 24th 2013 at 11:15pm 0 Comments
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The development of Star Wars Battlefront III has been rocky, to say the least. Work began at Free Radical before Crytek snapped up the company, then the game was rumored to be in Rebellion's care before it eventually dropped from the face of the earth. Meanwhile Pandemic, the recently shuttered stu...

January 29th 2010 at 5:20pm 0 Comments

With features like "16 player online multiplayer" and "simultaneous space and ground combat," Star Wars Battlefront: Elite Squadron sounds like it should be on one of the current-gen consoles. But no, LucasArts is adamant about keeping the franchise on the handhelds, even going so far as to creatin...

September 18th 2009 at 10:45am 0 Comments
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3D artist Richard Smith – one of 140 employees of Time Splitters (and ... Haze) developer, Free Radical, laid off as the company went belly-up-for-sale – posted images from some of his modeling work on Star Wars Battlefront III on his personal blog. Or, shall we say, what could have bee...

December 29th 2008 at 6:26pm 0 Comments
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Though we heard a number of reports on Thursday stating otherwise, it seems that TimeSplitters and Haze developer Free Radical has yet to shuffle off this mortal coil. Things are apparently not as grim as the initial reports suggested -- well, okay, they were recently refused entry into their offic...

December 21st 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments