Tag: Star Wars gaming

Join The Dark Side With New Star Wars: Jedi Challenges Expansion

Lenovo has announced the latest expansion to their Jedi Challenges AR game, which brings an all new game mode and swanky new Lightsaber controller. Come inside to learn more!

6 Star Wars Games We’d Love to Play

As we wait for more Star Wars games to arrive, I'm breaking down some of the games I'd love to see out of the franchise in the near (hopefully) future. 

Looking Back on Star Wars: Republic Commando and LucasArts With Brett...

Brett Douville, lead programmer for one of LucasArts most beloved and fondly remembered titles, Star Wars: Republic Commando, was kind enough to chat with me about his experience at LucasArts and dive deep into the heart of what the game work.  Come inside to check out my full interview!

Star Wars Battlefront Composer Gordy Haab Talks About Creativity In Adaptation

I had the awesome opportunity to talk with Gordy Haab, the film and video game composer responsible for the great Star Wars: The Old Republic and Star Wars Battlefront scores. He talks about the challenges of creating a score that must endure relentless hours of gameplay and unpredictable transitions, and how his adaptational work is similar or different to his work on original licenses and films.

Messy Canon: The Odd Continuity of Star Wars Gaming

When Lucasfilm announced the Star Wars Story Group and the subsequent dismissal of the previous Star Wars Expanded Universe, the primary claim was that "Everything Going Forward is Part of the Star Wars Canon." For the most part, this has been the case but there are some messy aspects this 'new canon' as well, particularly in the video game department.  Let's see if we can't sort some of this out.

Star Wars Battlefront Beta Lands on October 8th

After revealing that an open beta is coming to Star Wars Battlefront (along with a new play mode to go with it), fans wondered when exactly they'd be able to get their hands on it.  Today, EA has revealed you'll be able to fight in the galaxy far, far away on October 8th

Take a Heartbreaking Look at the Darth Maul Game we Never...

Darth Maul has long been a favorite character of Star Wars fans, and his return in Star Wars The Clone Wars made for one of the better storylines in that series.  As such, it's suprising that he never really got a game all to himself, despite having grown in popularity through the show and comics.  Now it's been revealed that a Darth Maul focused game (incorporating stealth and more violent tactics) was in the works before being cancelled in 2011.  While we'll never get to play the game, you can now see what could have been via a quick gameplay video and concept art.  Come check it out, but be prepared to be real sad...

Everything Is Canon: A Dark And Hollow Star

In this episode of Everything is Canon, Steve talks with author Ashley Shuttleworth all about their fantastic debut novel, A Dark and Hollow Star! This...