Star Wars Battlefront

A love letter to the venerable video game shotgun

December 19, 2018

The shotgun is an immortal video game weapon. It’s simple — you click, they die. No arguments. If its a video game with guns in it, and most of them are, and it doesn’t have a shotgun in it … I mean, what are we even doing here? Its roots are deep, with the most […]

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EA officially announces Star Wars Battlefront II

March 29, 2017

Though its existence has been something of an open secret for a while now, Electronic Arts have formally announced the follow-up to their 2015 shooter Star Wars Battlefront. Moreover, Star Wars Battlefront II will have its first official showing at Star Wars Celebration 2017.

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EA indicates Star Wars Battlefront 2 will debut in late 2017

November 3, 2016

Electronic Arts have indicated their intention to release a sequel to 2015’s Star Wars Battlefront in time for the holidays next year. The news comes as EA hosted its annual investor conference call earlier this week.

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E3 2016: EA drops Star Wars sizzle reel, shows first gameplay of Visceral’s new 3rd-person Star Wars adventure

June 12, 2016

If I wasn’t awake by the time EA’s press conference began this morning, I certainly was when the Star Wars theme blared through my headphones to herald a change of topic. EA gave a quick look at a number of Star Wars games they have in the pipe, including a follow up to last year’s Star Wars Battlefront at […]

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Video Games Review: Star Wars Battlefront (PS4, 2015)

November 24, 2015

Star Wars Battlefront is designed from the ground up to push your brain’s nostalgia button with relentless, laser precision. It’s full of instantly recognisable locales rendered with uncommon beauty and realism, and a scale that many shooters strive for but seldom achieve. When the look, the sound and the music all comes together at the […]

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Paris Games Week 2015: New Star Wars Battlefront trailer knows what you want to see

October 27, 2015

If you were one of the nine million people who played the Star Wars Battlefront beta, you know it was only a sliver of the content available in the full game. With its November 17 release date now firmly in sight, EA have dropped one more trailer during Sony’s Paris Games Week presser to keep you […]

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Star Wars Battlefront is getting a beta in October

September 2, 2015

EA have announced that they’re moving ahead with a “technical test” of DICE’s Star Wars Battlefront. The beta will launch in early October and will feature three game modes, including one brand new mode.

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EA to bring Star Wars Battlefront to PAX AUS 2015

August 21, 2015

EA have announced that they plan to bring a playable build of DICE’s hotly anticipated shooter Star Wars Battlefront to this year’s PAX AUS 2015 convention in Melbourne.

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Sony unveils Star Wars PS4 bundle including Limited Edition Console

August 18, 2015

It is a massive year for Star Wars . With a new film set to decimate the box office in December and a new Battlefront game that has already wowed at E3 , it’s a hell of a time to be fan of Luke & co.

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Gamescom 2015: Star Wars Battlefront adds Fighter Squadron mode, all dogfights all the time

August 6, 2015

DICE had a new Star Wars Battlefront trailer to show off during EA’s Gamescom press conference last night and it featured a new mode called Fighter Squadron. The mode focuses on aerial combat over various planetary surfaces and through complicated, dangerous environments.

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First games line up announcement for EB Expo promises Star Wars Battlefront and Fallout 4

July 16, 2015

EB Games have released the first official games line up for this year’s EB Expo and it’s a doozy. Headlining the announcement is the news that both Star Wars Battlefront and Call of Duty: Black Ops III will be playable at the PlayStation 4 stand. But that’s not all. Also on hand will be titles like Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Rainbow […]

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E3 2015: Five glorious minutes of Star Wars: Battlefront gameplay just for you

June 16, 2015

EA closed out their E3 2015 media conference with an extended, five minute gameplay trailer of DICE’s forthcoming shooter Star Wars: Battlefront. The trailer follows the Battle of Hoth from Empire Strikes Back through various points of view, those of the rebel soldiers on the ground and in the air flying A-Wings, from the Imperials […]

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