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GOG.com added a second helping of Lucasfilm games to its classic PC gaming catalog today, giving players the opportunity to download six Star Wars games on its platform, DRM-free. Three of the games are available digitally for the first time according to GOG.com: Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter (...

January 20th 2015 at 6:00pm 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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This is it. Cue The Doors record, because next Thursday, April 15th, Microsoft will be turning out the lights on the servers that run original Xbox games on Xbox Live, which means that this weekend will be the last non-workdays you've got to play Star Wars: Battlefront 2, Crimson Skies, or Halo 2 o...

April 10th 2010 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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[Image: Bungie] Microsoft is pulling the plug on the Xbox Live services that still cater to the original Xbox. As of April 15th, all Xbox 1 games -- including those playable on Xbox 360 or via the Xbox Originals service -- will be severed from the online realm. "I want to start by saying this isn...

February 5th 2010 at 5:00am 0 Comments

It's been nearly two months since the last installment in GameTrailers' look back at the catalog of games based off of George Lucas' magnum opus. The series returns today with the crackle of blaster fire, the hum of a recently activated AT-AT, the whistle of an armed thermal detonator -- you...

June 22nd 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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For the week ending November 13th, here's the best sellers list for PC games in the U.S. 1. Age Of Empires III 2. Civilization IV 3. Call Of Duty 2 4. Star Wars Battlefront II 5. World Of Warcraft 6. The Sims 2 7. City Of Villains 8. The Sims 2 Nightlife Expansion Pack 9. Battlefield 2 10. Call Of...

November 23rd 2005 at 7:20pm 0 Comments
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If you take the list of backwards compatible Xbox games that'll play on the Xbox 360 and then subtract them from every single Xbox game released, you have a list of all your old games that won't work on your Xbox 360. That's the philosophy behind Planet Xbox 360's list of incompatible Xbox games, wh...

November 14th 2005 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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Do the additions of playable Jedi and space combat make Star Wars: Battlefront II a worthy sequel? Tough question. If you're a Star Wars fan and enjoyed the predecessor, then yes. If you weren't sold on the first Battlefront, then (probably) no. Still, Battlefront II could give your Live account a m...

November 7th 2005 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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One of our force-sensitive readers from Highland, IN claims to have seen an empty (but price labeled) slot at his local Target where a few advanced copies of Star Wars: Battlefront II for the PC recently sat. The clerk confirmed that they had copies on Tuesday and sold out quickly. The official arr...

October 21st 2005 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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Pandemic has some pleasant surprises in store for PC users who expected more from the original Star Wars Battlefront. Associate Producer Dave Baker talked with 1UP about some features in Battlefront II that will be exclusive to the desktop crowd. For starters, they've beefed up the visuals over the...

October 12th 2005 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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"You can kill Ewoks! And Gungans!", boasts Pandemic producer Phil Hong when discussing one of three game modes exclusive to the PSP release of the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront II. Hong believes it is the dream of many gamers to exterminate those furry little denizens of Endor and as an Imperial E...

October 8th 2005 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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The first Battlefront wasn't a bad game. It certainly came closest to capturing the dramatic battles of the movies. Too bad the AI had the IQ of a bar of soap. The ship to ship battles were pretty pathetic as well. Still, as a Star Wars fan, it was that or nothing. Until the inevitable sequel. Whic...

June 22nd 2005 at 12:00pm 0 Comments