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EA Will Release Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order This Year

This may come as something of a surprise, and there is still plenty of time to delay or cancel it altogether, but EA has confirmed its plans to release ‘Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order’ this year.  The game is expected to be a third person single player campaign, set after the events of “Star Wars Episode […]

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EA Has Reportedly Canceled Its Open World Star Wars Game

This latest generation of game consoles hasn’t exactly been the friendliest with the ‘Star Wars’ universe.  With early promises, we should all be floating in a VR world, surrounded by familiar droids and aliens and armed with our trusty pistol and lightsaber.  Instead, we’ve had one game done twice, a host of problems with loot boxes […]

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Amy Hennig Departs EA – Star Wars Game Put On Hold

When EA shuttered Visceral Games earlier this year, it held out one project the studio was working on – a ‘Star Wars’ RPG helmed by Amy Hennig, one of the creative forces behind ‘Uncharted’.  Hennig recently revealed to Eurogamer that she’d also left EA back in January, putting the release of the game in doubt.  Hennig said […]

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New Positions At EA Point To Open World Star Wars Game

Electronic Arts Vancouver has a new job listing for a lead online engineer.  What is interesting about the listing is the description: “[applicant will] lead a team to deliver online features for a Star Wars open-world project” and “ensure designs will maintain high-traffic services for multi-platform games”. EA was in the process of developing an […]

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Rumors Floating That Star Wars Games May Be Moving Away From EA

EA is having a rough time of it with Star Wars games.  First, it was announced that a planned game from Amy Hennig and Visceral’s game was being retooled, and then a big controversy over ‘Battlefront II’s loot crate system.  Stock in the company dropped, and now rumors are floating that Disney may be looking to […]

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EA Dropped Visceral Star Wars Game For Being ‘Too Linear’

I don’t know about you, but I’m finding it a bit hard to see EA’s logic here.  Last month the company shuttered Visceral Games and ended production on a ‘Star Wars’ RPG they were working on that was being headed up by ‘Uncharted’s Amy Hennig.  In a statement, EA CFO explained why the company left the game: […]

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Disney Had EA End Microtransactions In Star Wars: Battlefront II

If you weren’t a fan of the microtransaction system EA built into ‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’, you may have Disney to thank for its disappearance.  Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Fritz has been following the controversy and notes that Jimmy Pitaro, Disney’s head of consumer products and interactive media, sent a letter to EA expressing concern […]

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EA Games Buys Respawn

The company behind ‘Titanfall’ is now a part of EA Games.  EA announced that it purchased Respawn Entertainment in a deal worth over 400 million dollars.  The two companies were already partnering on a third-person shooter set in the ‘Star Wars’ universe.  Additionally, Respawn is working on a virtual reality game and something else in the ‘Titanfall’ series.   […]

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First Star Wars: Battlefront II DLC Announced

EA and Dice have announced the first DLC for ‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’.  Not surprisingly the new content will focus on ‘The Last Jedi’.  The DLC will release on December 13th just ahead of the movie beginning it’s run in theaters.  Players will be able to choose between the New Republic and the First Order in various […]

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