EA has pulled Battlefront 2 in-game purchases – for now.

Less than 24 hours into the official launch day and EA has pulled in game purchases. Earlier today I posted my initial impressions of Star Wars Battlefront 2. In it, I made the case that people should: “take a breath, put the controversy aside for the moment, and consider taking a chance on what I think is going to be …

First thoughts: Battlefront 2 is a beautiful game, despite the controversy.

  Star Wars Battlefront 2 is a beautiful game. After my first few hours of gameplay, I think it has a lot going for it. That’s in spite of the controversy around ‘loot boxes’ and progression. Before I share my initial impressions of Battlefront 2, lets address the AT-AT in the room. The loot box controversy This week, Star Wars …

Star Wars Battlefront 2: Restoring balance to the Force?

Can the upcoming ‘Battlefront 2’ strike the right balance between satisfying the hardcore shooter crowd and the Star Wars fan seeking a game that’s easy to pick up and play? When it comes to first-person shooter (FPS) games, I’ll be the first to admit I’m a bit of a klutz. Even in my youthful peak my reflexes were never that …

When big brands make love: Lego Star Wars and ‘The Force Awakens’

The marketing department assigned to Star Wars is probably as large as The First Order, and merchandise is a big part of Disney’s plan for galactic domination. So  it’s no real surprise we have a new Lego Star Wars game to go with the latest movie. Most serious Star Wars fans by now will have seen ‘The Force Awakens’. By …

How Star Wars became the catalyst for upgrading to Windows 10

One good turn deserves another. Or in the case of recent developments in my household, one tech upgrade begets another. A while ago, I fell in love with the new version of Star Wars: Battlefront. Even before I’d played the game, the prospect of crushing “rebel scum” had me salivating. By the time I’d watched the various demos and trailers …

Star Wars Battlefront: Nothing like the stomp of an AT-AT

   If you’re a fan of the Star Wars universe, you’ll want to check out the eye candy that is the latest Star Wars:Battlefront game. This week I finally succumbed and bought myself an XBox One. The decision to upgrade was primarily motivated by the desire to play the latest version of Star Wars Battlefront, but other titles like Forza …