Entries in 'star wars' (52)

LucasFilm orders Galaxy in Turmoil dev to strip Star Wars from its Battlefront game

LucasFilm orders Galaxy in Turmoil dev to strip Star Wars from its Battlefront game

An unofficial sequel to Star Wars Battlefront 2 will not be allowed to use the Star Wars name or take place in its universe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 2nd 2016 at 11:04AM in News
Visceral's Star Wars game is aiming for 'swash-buckling charm'

Visceral's Star Wars game is aiming for 'swash-buckling charm'

The creative director of EA and Visceral Games’ Star Wars action title has likened it to the Uncharted series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 18th 2016 at 4:15PM in News
New God of War game influenced by cancelled Star Wars TV show

New God of War game influenced by cancelled Star Wars TV show

Sony’s new God of War title appears to have been influenced by stories from a galaxy far, far away.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 23rd 2016 at 3:38PM in News

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Criterion's vehicle game put on hold for Star Wars

Criterion's vehicle game put on hold for Star Wars

In 2014 Criterion revealed that it was working on an extreme sports vehicle title with more than a hint of Burnout about it. Now it’s not clear whether we’ll ever ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 10:38AM in News
Video: EA shows first glimpse of Visceral and Amy Hennig's Star Wars title

Video: EA shows first glimpse of Visceral and Amy Hennig's Star Wars title

At last night’s EA Play, the publisher brought us up to speed about the Star Wars projects it has in the pipeline.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 13th 2016 at 10:43AM in News
E3 2016: EA focuses on Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1, teases Star Wars and Mass Effect

E3 2016: EA focuses on Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1, teases Star Wars and Mass Effect

EA kicked of E3 on Sunday afternoon, with a conference filled with big blockbusters, if not any real surprises.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 12th 2016 at 10:47PM in News
Visceral 'forging ahead' with mysterious Star Wars game

Visceral 'forging ahead' with mysterious Star Wars game

Motive Studios and Visceral Games GM Jade Raymond has assured fans that work continues on EA’s mystery Star Wars game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2016 at 9:50AM in News

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Disney gives up on console games as it ends Infinity range

Disney gives up on console games as it ends Infinity range

It may be the biggest name in movies, but Disney's failure in video games is now complete.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 10th 2016 at 9:54PM in News
Respawn is making a Star Wars game

Respawn is making a Star Wars game

Another Star Wars outing is to emerge from the loins of the EA-Disney video games agreement, this time from Titanfall developer Respawn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 9:58AM in News
Force Awakens voice cast confirmed for LEGO adaptation

Force Awakens voice cast confirmed for LEGO adaptation

Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega are among the voice stars stepping up for duty in the upcoming LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2016 at 3:19PM in News
Finally, EA backs virtual reality with Star Wars 'experience'

Finally, EA backs virtual reality with Star Wars 'experience'

Electronic Arts is the second major third-party publisher to develop a Virtual Reality project.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 16th 2016 at 8:33AM in News

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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
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
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