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Star Wars Battlefront 2’s Starfighter Assault is outstanding, but cards are killing the fun

A long weekend in space, without much to show for it<p>For <i>Star Wars Battlefront 2</i>, Criterion Games spent a lot of time and energy to make the game’s spaceships fun to fly. That effort paid off, but the game’s card-based progression system is killing the fun.<p>When the original <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i> …

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Gamers are overreacting to EA's ‘Star Wars’ controversy, publishers should raise prices: Analyst

Angry gamers that are livid over Electronic Arts' in-game money-making strategy in its new "Star Wars Battlefront II" title are overreacting, …

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 physical sales down 60% on Battlefront 1

Star Wars Battlefront 2 launched with 60 per cent fewer physical sales than Star Wars Battlefront 1.<p>Battlefront 2's big budget release was ruined by, …

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5 Ways Star Wars Battlefront II Destroys Its Predecessor

November 20, 2017<p>Share This<p>5 Ways Star Wars Battlefront II Beats The Original<p>Despite the numerous video games that have come out featuring the Star …

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EA revamps Need For Speed: Payback progression system

Electronic Arts has taken a lot of heat over its microtransactional business model. Just last week, the game maker lowered the costs of unlocking …

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Review: SingStar: Celebration (PS4)

Another year, another karaoke game. After a disappointing debut PlayStation 4 instalment, Sony’s London Studio is back with SingStar: Celebration, …

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Deal: Get the Xbox One S and five games for £210 | Trusted Reviews

<b>Currys is offering an</b> <b>Xbox One S</b> <b>with</b> <b>Forza Motorsport 7</b><b>,</b> <b>Star Wars Battlefront 2</b><b>,</b> <b>Forza Horizon 3</b><b>, DOOM and Fallout 4 for £210.</b><p>This unbelievable bundle …

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 review

In this galaxy, the parts are much better than the whole<p><i>Star Wars Battlefront</i> <i>2</i> hits all of the right notes in the heat of a pitched firefight. Blasters chirp, TIE Fighters scream, the orchestral accompaniment soars or crashes as the good guys or bad guys take the lead. In the scenes the players …

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Review: Knowledge Is Power (PS4)

Fresh from releasing the inaugural PlayLink title That’s You in July, Wish Studios has come back with a second game for Sony’s smartphone-based …

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Grab an Xbox One S, Rocket League and FIFA 18 for £199.99 in this early Black Friday deal

If you've been waiting for all the Black Friday deals to invest in a new console, Amazon has already begun it's serious discounts a whole five days …

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Videos: 15 Things HARDCORE Players HATE About Star Wars Battlefront 2

The is a new video from GamingBolt that lists 15 things hardcore players hate about <i>Star Wars: Battlefront 2</i>. The highly anticipated game is now out …

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Star Wars Battlefront 2: Frostbite stress-tested on Xbox One X

There was one crucial aspect of the Xbox One X experience we could not cover in our hardware review: to what extent is this actually a 4K games …

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Enter to Win Epic Xbox & Star Wars Gift Pack Giveaway!

Screen Rant is partnering with <b>Xbox Canada</b> to give away one epic prize pack that includes <b>Star Wars</b> games, Xbox swag, <i>Star Wars</i> Lego, a Sphero BB-8 and …

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Electronic Arts Pulls Microtransactions From ‘Star Wars Battlefront II’ After Fan Backlash

Some testers feared big spenders could gain an unfair edge<p>Electronic Arts Inc. halted in-game sales of virtual goods in its high-profile sequel to “Star Wars Battlefront” on the eve of the game’s launch, bowing to pressure from Walt Disney Co. as well as customers who fear big spenders could gain …

Xbox One X Has Won An Important Victory Over PS4 Pro In My Household

There are many, many debates to be had about whether or not an Xbox One is a good purchase for you, given your current console set-up, TV and general level of interest. But what I can speak to is my own experience with the system so far, as someone who does this for a living and is almost <i>has</i> to own …

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Star Wars: 35 Years of the Battle of Hoth

With the release of Battlefront 2, IGN wanted to look back on the most iconic of Star Wars battles: the Battle of Hoth. Taking place in the opening …

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This Is Likely Why EA Pulled Star Wars Battlefront 2's Microtransactions

Last night, something truly unexpected happened. In the face of sustained criticism over a progression system in <i>Star Wars Battlefront 2</i>. EA did the one thing that nobody really imagined it would do: it removed all microtransactions from the game mere hours before launch, further throwing the …

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Game Scoop! 460: Will Publishers Learn Anything from the Battlefront 2 Debacle?

The rebels have overthrown the empire.<p>Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN's weekly video game talk show. This week we're discussing Star Wars …

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Nintendo Switch Vs. Xbox One X: The Console Wars Are Finally Interesting

In recent years, the term “console war” has largely been about PlayStation vs. Xbox, first in the guise of the Xbox 360 vs. the PS3, then the Xbox One vs. the PS4, and now the Xbox One X vs. the PS4 Pro. And let’s be real: this is a marketing battle more than anything else. Yes, the consoles do …

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 PC review

Need to know<p><b>What is it?</b> A Star Wars shooter with big multiplayer modes, dogfighting, and a brief campaign.<p>There is a right way to play Star Wars …

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God of War's Kratos Would Rather Punch Loot Boxes in the Face

In the wake of the Star Wars Battlefront 2 fiasco, loot boxes are a hot button topic in the industry right now. And veteran God of War director Cory …

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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know this Friday.<p><b>1. Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's first electric truck on Thursday evening, promising greater safety and efficiency than a diesel vehicle.</b> The vehicles will be charged with a new network of high-speed chargers called Megachargers.<p><b>2.</b> …

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A Star Wars Childhood, Greenpeace Real Estate: Top 5 Ads Of The Week

The Spanish National Lottery gets sweetly weird, Boots UK celebrates the holidays with sisterly love, and Budweiser honors Dale Earnhardt Jr. with one last ride.<p>Two years ago, Sony Playstation used the Force of nostalgia to pitch gamers on the first edition of <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i>, and it was the …

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Try the Xbox One X at Microsoft Canada's Queen Street pop-up this weekend

This weekend, Xbox Canada will host a special preview event in Toronto where members of the public will be able to try out Microsoft’s new 4K-capable …

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Disney couldn’t let EA’s Battlefront 2 drama ruin Star Wars

As if the biggest biz in the world would have anyone ruin its cash cow<p>The Star Wars franchise has had a hell of a week. With both a big game and a new film installment due out just weeks apart, the franchise should have hit a fever pitch of positive hype and anticipation. Instead, <i>Star Wars</i> …

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I spent $90 in Battlefront 2, and I still don’t have any control over my characters

Why the loot crate system is so antagonizing to Star Wars Battlefront players<p>Before I even played one round of multiplayer, I dumped $90 into <i>Star Wars Battlefront 2</i>, to try to understand its system of loot crates and currencies and whether I could actually pick up Luke Skywalker for real money …

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Star Wars Battlefront 2, Destiny 2's FPS Optimized In New Nvidia PC Driver

Alongside most high-profile game launches on PC, Nvidia releases an update to its Game-Ready graphics driver for users of GeForce video cards. Version 388.31 is out now in support of the anticipated shooter Star Wars Battlefront 2 and the DC universe fighting game Injustice 2. In addition, Destiny …

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News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day

VW Accelerates Electric Car Effort With $40 Billion Investment<p>Volkswagen plans to invest around $40 billion over the next five years to develop electric vehicles, self-driving cars and Uber-like mobility app services in the clearest sign yet that auto makers are betting the future of their industry …

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Star Wars Battlefront 2: How to get the coveted game for just £39.99 on pre-order - the cheapest price yet - Mirror Online

Set for release on the 17th November, the brand new Star Wars Battlefront 2 game is already taking the world by storm. And it's not even out yet.<p>But …

Best Asda Black Friday Deals: Titanfall 2 price slashed to a ludicrous £5

<b>With just over a week to go until the big day, Black Friday 2017 deals mania is setting in – and kicking things off this Thursday, we’ve got an</b> …

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