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Visceral Games: GaaS is the key but don’t ignore IP and player cannibalisation

This week’s news that EA has chosen to shutdown Visceral Games and its unnamed, narrative-driven Star Wars title is the talk of the games industry. Pretty much everyone, myself included, is in agreement that the game didn’t fit with EA’s strategy of capitalising on games-as-a-service titles (GaaS) which retain player interest for …

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Star Wars: Battlefront II has been officially revealed

Following the speculation and the leaks, Star Wars: Battlefront II has at last gone official. The big news is that it will, unlike its predecessor, boast a full single player mode. Interesting, it will cast players as an infuriated Imperial trooper – Iden Versio – who has vowed revenge on …

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Rumours of a new Knights of the Old Republic are downplayed

It now looks as if a third Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic game may not be the imminent reality many had hoped for. Rumours that BioWare was working on a new instalment in its popular RPG series kicked off when Liam Robertson of the Unseen64 podcast recently claimed …

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Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition: five million copies and growing

The 2017 version of the Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition just launched, right on time for Christmas. Editor Stephen Daultrey tells MCV why retailers should consider having the book on their shelves. It’s the 10th anniversary of the Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition this year. How have you been able …

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Star Wars: Battlefront Ultimate Edition will launch next month

EA has announced Star Wars: Battlefront Ultimate Edition, which will include the base game and all of the season pass DLC at a reduced price. Currently the new disk bundle is only confirmed to be available in the States from November 18th, with a price tag of $39.99. EA told …

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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. Developer Frontwire announced plans to release the game for free on Steam last month. However, it will be of little surprise to hear that LucasFilm has …

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