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Canned Darth Maul Star Wars third-person game footage surfaces

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 9th 2014 - No Comments

It would appear that Darth Maul was to get his very own Star Wars game for PS3, 360, Wii U and PC. The game was in development at Red Fly Studios, the folks responsible for The Force Unleashed 2 for Wii. The game started development some time in 2010 and development was shuttered within a year. Apparently Mr Star Wars himself George...

Ex-Naughty Dog writer Amy Hennig joins Visceral to direct next Star Wars project

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 3rd 2014 - No Comments

Former Naughty Dog and Uncharted lead writer Amy Hennig has joined EA at Dead Space developer Visceral Games as creative director on the studios forthcoming Star War project. The announcement comes via Visceral GM Steve Papoutsis over at EA.com, and firmly establishes Amy as the perfect match for the as yet to be announced project. She...

Disney fails to renew Star Wars 1313 trademark

by Joseph Murphy - on Jan 21st 2014 - No Comments

2013 saw the closure of LucasArts game studio, and now it seems Disney are all but finished with the Star Wars 1313 trademark. Details found on the US Patent and Trademark Office’s website reveal the Star Wars 1313 trademark lapsed on December 23rd 2013 due to “Abandoned because no Statement of Use or Extension Request timely...

Visceral Games hiring for “next-gen HD Star Wars console title”

by Joseph Murphy - on May 24th 2013 - No Comments

EA is hiring for a senior designer to work on brand new next-gen Star Wars title. The position, available at the Visceral Games studios, confirms the firm is working towards a next-gen Star Wars video game as they seek out an “experienced” designer to lead the studio as it’s in the “earliest concepting phase of...

EA signs exclusive Star Wars deal with Disney

by Joseph Murphy - on May 8th 2013 - No Comments

EA has confirmed they have signed an exclusive publishing deal with Disney. The deal will see Star Wars games fall under the EA brand with studios like BioWare, DICE an even Visceral Games all expected to work on future titles in some capacity. Speaking about the deal, president of EA labels Frank Gibeau said the studios may “borrow”...

Retro Review- Star Wars: Lethal Alliance

by Retroplayer - on Dec 23rd 2012 - No Comments
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Star Wars tie-in videogames are a dime a dozen. While very few focus on the events of the original and prequel trilogy, most carve out their own piece of land in the ever growing expanded universe. This expanded universe, which isn’t canon by the way, is a great springboard for a videogame. However, for every great game like Star Wars:...

Free Radical: “Battlefront III was 99 percent finished”

by Joseph Murphy - on Dec 3rd 2012 - No Comments

Free Radical Design has spilled some tantalising details surrounding the cancelled Battlefront III title. The details come courtesy of an interview with gamesTM magazine, via nowgamer. In the interview, Free Radical’s co-founder Steve Ellis spoke about the “dark period” surrounding the development of Haze, and that,...

5 Disney worlds I’d like to see in Kingdom Hearts 3

by Retroplayer - on Nov 4th 2012 - 2 Comments
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Since the release of Kingdom Hearts 2, rumours surrounding its direct sequel have been abound. We’ve seen spin-offs, prequels and sequels that are merely preparing us- and our Kingdom Hearts heroes- for Kingdom Hearts 3, but no Kingdom Hearts 3 itself. We do know it’s development at the very least, but there is no word on what...

EA updates F2P model for Star Wars: The Old Republic, restrictions revealed

by Joseph Murphy - on Oct 17th 2012 - No Comments

EA has updated their F2P model for The Old Republic. The revised model introduces a range of caps for those coming into the F2P model – with purchases needed to unlock various elements of the game. While the entire update can be read through here, here’s the basic breakdown for F2P players: Story Content (Full access) Character...

Win: Star Wars Kinect and Microsoft points up for grabs!

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 27th 2012 at 2:46 pm (IST). This post has 14 Comments

To celebrate the launch of the new Star Wars mobile app, TGL are giving away 2 copies of the brand new Star Wars Kinect title for …

Artwork on Raccoon City’s disc confirms canned Battlefront 3 game

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 3rd 2012 at 11:20 am (IST). This post has No Comments

Flicking through the core files on the Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City disc, there’s some artwork and placeholder images that confirm…

New Kinect Star Wars screens and gameplay released

by Joseph Murphy - on Mar 6th 2012 at 4:19 pm (IST). This post has No Comments

Here’s some brand new screens and a compilation gameplay video for Kinect Star Wars. The screens show off some of the bigger selling points like a confrontation with Vader, while the gameplay…

Review: Star Wars: The Old Republic

by Joseph Murphy - on Feb 27th 2012 at 11:43 am (IST). This post has No Comments

BioWare’s announcement that they would be joining the MMO scene was met with not only enthusiasm, but with a considerable amount of doubt too. It wasn’t that BioWare couldn’t offer a…

TGL Interview: The Doctors from BioWare talk The Old Republic

by Joseph Murphy - on Oct 17th 2011 at 3:45 pm (IST). This post has 3 Comments

BioWare are known for creating rich and meaningful worlds. Now they are turning their energy into the already crowded MMO space in an…

Hands On Impressions: Star Wars: The Old Republic

by Joseph Murphy - on Oct 8th 2011 at 2:06 pm (IST). This post has 1 Comment

Who better than BioWare to construct an MMO set in a galaxy far far way and within the confines of a moral struggle between right and wrong? With a wealth of …