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Finally, EA backs virtual reality with Star Wars ‘experience’

Electronic Arts is the second major third-party publisher to develop a Virtual Reality project. Despite attracting support from a number of high profile developers, including Crytek, Rebellion and Creative Assembly, big third-party publishers have been reluctant to jump into the VR sector. Take-Two told MCV that it was waiting to …

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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. Every 12 months we try, and fail, to get people to care. Sure, seeing the bookies make ridiculous odds on which game will make the top spot …

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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. EA’s return to the Battlefront series sold in excess of 100,000 units on PS4 during its first week on sale, outpacing the combined efforts of fellow newcomer Atelier Sophie: Fushigi …

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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. As Battlefront lands at retail, MCV looks at merchandise with the greatest Force The galactic might of Star Wars has returned to the world of games. Star Wars Battlefront is arguably the biggest …

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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. More than 300 GAME stores will be opening at midnight tonight (November 18th) in time for the launch of Star Wars Battlefront. The retailer will also be holding a nationwide cosplay competition, as well …

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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. Speaking at the UBS Global Technology Conference (via GameSpot), the publisher’s CFO Blake Jorgensen said that it had struck a near 10-year deal with Disney to create Star Wars games – and that further Battlefront …

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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. The black controller was originally announced as part of the Darth Vader-themed PS4 bundle, which also includes a copy of upcoming shooter Battlefront and four …

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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. The publisher previously teamed up with PlayStation to do a live-action advert featuring the iconic X-Wing ship and bin-shaped robot R2-D2. This time, it’s Pitch Perfect, Into The Woods …

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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? Yet, here we are, with Star Wars Battlefront set to be one of – if not the – biggest titles of Christmas. Gamer anticipation has unsurprisingly been building …

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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. PlayStation has secured third-party partnerships with a number of big shooter franchises this year, including Destiny and Call of Duty: Black Ops III, as well as upcoming blockbuster Star Wars Battlefront. …

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