Entries in 'star wars' (64)

UPDATED: LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens game on the way

UPDATED: LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens game on the way

It looks like last year’s blockbuster Star Wars film is getting the LEGO treatment.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 2:45PM in News
Star Wars and digital boosts EA's Q3

Star Wars and digital boosts EA's Q3

13m copies of Star Wars Battlefront has been sold into stores, boosting EA’s revenue to £1.8bn.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2016 at 9:46AM in News
Star Wars open-world RPG Kickstarter cancelled by 20-year-old creator

Star Wars open-world RPG Kickstarter cancelled by 20-year-old creator

An impossible dream of creating a triple-A Star Wars RPG has, unsurprisingly, been cancelled by its creator.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2016 at 11:48AM in News
The Force awakens Star Wars app spend surge

The Force awakens Star Wars app spend surge

The long-awaited cinematic arrival of Star Wars: The Force Awakens has certainly awoken a renewed interest in Star Wars apps.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2015 at 10:53AM in News

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Star Wars Battlefront, and why the battle for Christmas No.1 has never been more important

Star Wars Battlefront, and why the battle for Christmas No.1 has never been more important

It’s that time of the year again when MCV - and our competitors - start talking about who will be the Christmas No.1.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 15th 2015 at 9:45AM in News
Star Wars Battlefront stays on target at top of Japanese charts

Star Wars Battlefront stays on target at top of Japanese charts

The latest Star Wars game has unsurprisingly shot to the top of the Japanese retail rankings in its debut week.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 25th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Google announces Star Wars: The Force Awakens VR 'experience'

Google announces Star Wars: The Force Awakens VR 'experience'

Disney and Google have teamed up to promote upcoming movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens with a virtual reality app designed for Google Cardboard.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2015 at 1:37PM in News
Battlefront shoots to No.1, has biggest ever UK launch for a Star Wars game

Battlefront shoots to No.1, has biggest ever UK launch for a Star Wars game

Star Wars Battlefront debuts at the top spot in the UK charts and has the fourth biggest week of any game this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 23rd 2015 at 10:09AM in News

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Margin Makers: Guide to Star Wars merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Star Wars merchandise

That’s no moon: that’s one of the biggest brands in entertainment targeting the games market once again.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 19th 2015 at 11:08AM in News
600 GAME, Asda and Tesco stores set for Star Wars Battlefront midnight openings

600 GAME, Asda and Tesco stores set for Star Wars Battlefront midnight openings

UK games retail is preparing for the Force of one of this year’s most anticipated shooters.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 18th 2015 at 3:22PM in News
Star Wars Battlefront sequels planned, could cover prequel trilogy

Star Wars Battlefront sequels planned, could cover prequel trilogy

This week’s Star Wars Battlefront is just the start for EA’s rebooted sci-fi shooter series.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 17th 2015 at 9:51AM in News
Darth Vader PS4 controller to be sold standalone

Darth Vader PS4 controller to be sold standalone

Star Wars fans looking to show their affection for the Dark Side will be able to pick up anew Darth Vader-themed pad for the PS4.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 10th 2015 at 9:16AM in News

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VIDEO: EA shows off new live-action Star Wars Battlefront trailer

VIDEO: EA shows off new live-action Star Wars Battlefront trailer

EA has unveiled the latest tease for Star Wars Battlefront, which takes the idea of disappearing into the game quite literally.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 9th 2015 at 4:39PM in News
EA: 'Battlefront will be an integral part of the Star Wars universe'

EA: 'Battlefront will be an integral part of the Star Wars universe'

Who would’ve thought, five years ago, that a new Star Wars title would be one of the most anticipated games of 2015?

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 9th 2015 at 9:54AM in News
Shooter audience switching to PlayStation 4, says Sony

Shooter audience switching to PlayStation 4, says Sony

Xbox may be enjoying its Halo sales success, but shooter fans are actually switching to PlayStation 4, Sony says.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 5th 2015 at 9:35AM in News
Developer wants EA to OK a next-gen Darth Maul game

Developer wants EA to OK a next-gen Darth Maul game

Red Fly Studios was once making a Darth Maul game for PS3, 360 and Wii. Now it wants to bring the project back to life.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2015 at 3:40PM in News

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Retail: Are you ready for the busiest five weeks of the year?

Retail: Are you ready for the busiest five weeks of the year?

If you work in games retail, you might want to take a deep breath before looking at the release schedule for the next month.

on Oct 16th 2015 at 12:53PM in News
Star Wars: Uprising is the first game sequel to Return of the Jedi, and it's out this week

Star Wars: Uprising is the first game sequel to Return of the Jedi, and it's out this week

Before The Force Awakens hits cinema screens later this year, the Star Wars universe is about to expand thanks to a new mobile game.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 8th 2015 at 10:26AM in News
Toys-to-life war: Disney Infinity 3.0

Toys-to-life war: Disney Infinity 3.0

Disney Infinity is currently the most popular toys-to-life game in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 28th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Star Wars classics to be available outside of PS4 hardware bundle

Star Wars classics to be available outside of PS4 hardware bundle

The four classic Star Wars ports announced as part of the Star Wars PS4 console bundle will be sold separately.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 9:16AM in News
Darth Vader gets his own PS4 and controller

Darth Vader gets his own PS4 and controller

The increasing swell of Star Wars hype has hit camp PlayStation with the reveal of a branded PS4 console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2015 at 10:25AM in News
Someone has made a Star Wars VR demo

Someone has made a Star Wars VR demo

Film director Rob McLellan has uploaded a short fan demo for a Star Wars virtual reality game.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 12:49PM in News
Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II receives huge patch ten years after launch

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II receives huge patch ten years after launch

Ten years after it first came out, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords has benefitted from a significant patch.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 22nd 2015 at 10:19AM in News
Visceral's Star Wars project likened to cancelled 1313

Visceral's Star Wars project likened to cancelled 1313

The Star Wars title in production at Visceral Games is apparently “along the same lines” as the cancelled Star Wars 1313.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 29th 2015 at 2:54PM in News
EA: We will delay Star Wars: Battlefront if it isn't right

EA: We will delay Star Wars: Battlefront if it isn't right

EA would have no hesitation in delaying Star Wars: Battlefront if the game wasn’t right – even if it meant missing the launch of the new movie.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 25th 2015 at 12:09PM in News