• Rian Johnson Explains How He Almost Accidentally Killed Off Captain Phasma in THE LAST JEDI

    5 days ago - By GeekTyrant

    A lot of fans are excited to see Gwendoline Christie 's Captain Phasma back in action in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. We've already seen some great footage of her in the trailers as she confronts Finn and engages in battle! Well, Rian Johnson almost accidentally killed her off when he was writing the script for The Last Jedi. I'm sure you all remember Captain Phasma's final scene in The Force Awakens when Han Solo suggests that they throw her down the garbage chute leading to the trash compactor of Starkiller Base and then the Starkiller base blew up. Obviously, Phasma escaped, but there was...
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  • Petition To Revoke EA's STAR WARS License Nears 150k Signatures

    Petition To Revoke EA's STAR WARS License Nears 150k Signatures

    5 days ago - By GeekTyrant

    This is a very real petition taking place on Change.org. The consumers that are so outraged over the recent situation with EA 's recently launched title Star Wars Battlefront II that they have created a Petition to Lucasfilm in hopes of removing the Star Wars license from EA completely. Following one of the largest game industry controversy situations immediately after launch, EA did agree to lower the cost to unlock the characters we all know and love by 75%, but that isn't enough for some. At the time I am writing this up, the petition is at exactly 143,203 signatures (a few hundred, if...
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  • Star Wars Battlefront 2 Microtransactions Might Not Return, Suggests EA

    6 days ago - By Game Rant

    EA CFO Blake Jorgensen reveals that Star Wars Battlefront 2 microtransactions may not return to the game after the publisher temporarily removed them ahead of launch.
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  • Star Wars Battlefront II Review  A Medicore Game Scarred by Controversy | GameCloud

    6 days ago - By N4G

    Harry Kalogirou at GameCloud writes: "Like many, the Star Wars franchise is dear to me, and Im disappointed EA let their plans for monetisation and a rush to meet deadlines get the better of them with Battlefront II. The controversy surrounding the game has been well warranted, and I can only hope it acts as a wake up call to all involved. While theres some fun to be had in Battlefront IIs multiplayer and arcade modes, theres no denying that its story and mission design is lazy, uninventive, and boring. The game is full of Star Wars charm, expressed by its well-designed maps and excellent...
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  • Why Are Gamers So Paranoid With Government Involvement?

    6 days ago - By N4G

    Agheil writes - "Fellowgamers, Chris Lee, the US Lawmaker who provided more awareness on the Star Wars : Battlefront 2 fiasco not too long ago is back with a plan to place legislation on the inclusion of, gambling mechanisms, such as loot boxes.
    Gamers are worried what this might bring in terms of more government involvement.
    I try to look at both sides."
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  • Review: Nixon's STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI Watches Are That Subtle Geek Accessory You've Been Waiting For

    Review: Nixon's STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI Watches Are That Subtle Geek Accessory You've Been Waiting For

    6 days ago - By GeekTyrant

    When it comes to fashion and a geek lifestyle, more often than not compromises must be made. You can definitely be that guy at the dinner party who dresses to let everyone know you're into Star Wars , but they'll probably already know because you're wearing a Yoda t-shirt while everyone is in button-up shirts and other traditional attire you don't often see tied to pop culture fandom. Luckily, Nixon has been pumping out classy watches for awhile that allows you to look both trendy and let your geek flag fly at all the swankiest events around town. With a new Star Wars film comes a new set...
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  • New Star Wars Battlefront II Trailer Teases The Last Jedi Content

    New Star Wars Battlefront II Trailer Teases The Last Jedi Content

    6 days ago - By GameInformer

    In anticipation of the upcoming release of The Last Jedi , the rollout of Star Wars Battlefront II's free, post-release content has begun. Players can already join The First Order or Resistance and contribute to larger faction challenges, and on December 13 Finn and Phasma are available to unlock as heroes via the in-game currency. The game's latest trailer highlights the two, the new Crait and D'Qar maps, and also offers a glimpse of Iden Versio in the single-player Resurrection episode.
    Heroes Finn and Phasma are free to everyone for multiplayer, but they require in-game credits to...
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