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Star Wars Battlefront Review

23 November 2015 8:00 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Booting up Star Wars Battlefront for the first time was a truly special moment. Familiar logos adorn the screen, while John Williams’ timeless music begins to play, and it finally dawned on me that the day has come. It’s been a long wait to see the Star Wars franchise return to full form, and while the upcoming The Force Awakens is a few months out, Battlefront serves as an excellent distraction until the big day arrives. Granted, I’d be doing a disservice to Battlefront and developer Dice by dismissing their newest title as another cog in the giant marketing machine that is the Star Wars franchise. In fact, Star Wars Battlefront is one of the most thrilling shooters I’ve played in recent memory.

Without a doubt, Star Wars Battlefront is the most polished game that Dice has put out. Menus are cleanly laid out, there’s minimal loading times and hitches, »

- Shaan Joshi

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Dice Details How To Control Millennium Falcon, Slave I In Star Wars Battlefront

26 October 2015 12:17 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

After much deliberation and speculation regarding their inclusion, Dice finally made it official late last week that, yes, Star Wars Battlefront would include a roster of Hero characters beyond simply the father-son duo of Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker. Specifically, the studio has rendered the likes of Han Solo, Leio Organa and the malevolent Emperor Palpatine, with players getting the chance to control either hero or villain throughout the course of an in-game skirmish.

But what of the star vehicles? Since the first gameplay clip for the Fighter Squadron mode debuted online, budding fans have wondered whether the Millennium Falcon and Boba Fett’s Slave I ship will feature in Battlefront. We’re pleased to report that both will be included in this specific, airborne game mode, and today’s Dice blog delved into the finer details about unlocking both of the fan-favorite ships.

“Should you spot the Millennium Falcon »

- Michael Briers

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Star Wars: Battlefront - Han Solo, Leia and Palpatine abilities detailed

21 October 2015 2:10 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »




EA details the character abilities we'll see as we play Han, Leia or Palpatine in Star Wars: Battlefront...

We're already preparing our best gravelly "Fully operational battle station" Emperor Palpatine impression, as EA reveals details of three additional characters in Star Wars: Battlefront. As you've probably gathered, they're household names from the Star Wars-verse: on the side of all that's good in the galaxy, there's Leia Organa and Han Solo. On the side of evil, the cackling, scheming Emperor Palpatine in his fright make-up.

They join the characters already announced - Luke Skywalker, Boba Fett, Darth Vader - as the six heroes and villains we'll be able to briefly control at certain moments in the game. Each will have their own unique ability; Luke with his Force Pushes, Sabre Rushes and Smouldering Sulk ability (we may have made the last one up), Vader with »

- ryanlambie

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Star Wars Battlefront: 10 Tiny Details Hardcore Fans Will Love

15 October 2015 3:00 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »


After over a year of teases and tasters, EA’s much contested reboot of the Battlefront franchise finally made its way to the couches of many a Star Wars fan this week, and I’m extremely happy to report that the hype seems to have paid off.

Now whilst the beta may have drawn to a close this Monday, it’d be hard to argue that it hasn’t left a lasting impression. With but a few game modes to choose from (Walker Assault, Drop Zone and Survival), the developers at Dice showed off what may just be their strongest videogame offering yet – with years of hardwork and dedication finally culminating in a Star Wars experience that feels as much a love letter to the film series as it does its fans. Needless to say, there’s a lot packed into this online shooter.

Everything from the sound design »

- Ewan Paterson

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Star Wars Battlefront will take you on a droid run in one of three new game modes

12 October 2015 1:45 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Star Wars Battlefront is going to send you on a droid run in one of three newly-announced game modes.

The upcoming first-person adventure will reinvent classic game modes with Hero Hunt, Cargo and the fan-favourite Droid Run.

These three new modes follow along with Star Wars Battlefront's announcement that a $50 season pass will come with four expansion packs.

In terms of the new modes, Hero Hunt will allow you to play as your favourite Rebel or Empire character to chase after seven foes from the opposing side.

In Cargo mode, you will be tasked with sneaking into an enemy base, retrieving as many valuable items as possible and returning to your own base within a 15-minute round.

Finally in the "unpredictable and fast" Droid Run, you have to master the controls to three very unruly droids in a six-on-six competition.

These new modes will be playable alongside the already-announced Walker Assault on Hoth, »

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Star Wars Battlefront: All Modes Revealed, Plus Dlc Season Pass Announced

12 October 2015 12:57 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

With barely a month to go before Star Wars Battelfront releases, and with so many having enjoyed this past weekend's open Beta, EA has finally revealed All of the modes you'll be able to play, along with details on their season pass for Dlc.  Come inside to check it all out.  

The rollout of information on Star Wars Battlefront has been steady, but piecemeal.  We've heard details on Blast Mode, Drop Zone Mode, Fighter Squadron, and Walker Assault (a few of those are playable in the beta), but today EA has spilled the beans on everything else you'll be able to play when the game launches next month.  

I've been playing the beta (poorly, if I'm to be judged by the stream we did) and been enjoying myself quite a bit.  The fun factor on the game is through the roof, the addition of these new modes will probably only add to it. »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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Star Wars: Battlefront: our hands-on preview

12 October 2015 1:34 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »




With Star Wars: Battlefront's release looming, fans were given a chance to sample its open beta. DC shoots first in his hands-on preview...

Like the gargantuan Star Destroyer that slowly fills the frame in the iconic opening shot of A New Hope, EA's Star Wars: Battlefront reboot looms ever larger in the minds of fans as that 19th November release date draws closer and closer.

Anticipation took a hyperspace-sized leap forward this past weekend as the game's open beta launched and fans around the world were given their first chance to experience the scope and splendour of the Battlefront universe for themselves. Den Of Geek was present on the icy killing fields of Hoth and other planets too, logging some serious hours and leading the charge; having ranked up and returned to tell the tale, we're eschewing the usual victory celebrations, (too many dancing Ewoks »

- ryanlambie

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‘Star Wars Battlefront’ Open Beta Impressions

9 October 2015 4:58 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The open beta for Dice’s Star Wars Battlefront is currently available for download on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. The beta will last 5 days (ending October 12th), and includes 2 different multiplayer modes, as well as a singleplayer/co-op mode.

The first multiplayer mode is called ‘Drop Zone’, it’s an 8 vs 8 mode with a single objective that both teams fight to control. A drop pod will spawn at a random location on the map, the first team to run up to the pod and hold the X button next to it for a few seconds will claim the pod. Once claimed, the pod must be defended for several minutes. If the opposing team manages to steal your pod, they gain control of it, and the timer for defending the pod resets. Once a pod is successfully defended, the team that claimed it earns a point, and another pod spawns at a random location. »

- Matt De Azevedo

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What's Leaving Netflix in October 2015

28 September 2015 9:49 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Well, this is lousy timing. Several horror movies, including "The Exorcist," "Night of the Living Dead," and "Interview with the Vampire" are leaving Netflix on October 1, right before Halloween.

Also leaving October 1, some spooky TV titles, including "The Dead Files."

More than 150 titles are leaving Netflix in October; here's the entire list of movies and TV shows that will disappear from Netflix streaming in October.

Leaving Oct. 1, 2015

"Aces High" (1976)

"A Fond Kiss" (2004)

"Agata And The Storm" (2004)

"A Good Day to Die" (2013)

"Alakazam The Great" (1960)

"All Is Lost" (2013)

"An Affair to Remember" (1957)

"Agora" (2009)

"A Liar's Autobiography" (2012)

"America Declassified" (2013)

"Analyze This" (1999)

"Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues " (2013)

"Angela's Ashes" (1999)

"Annie Hall" (1977)

"Another Woman" (1988)

"Apocalypse Now" (1979)

"Apocalypse Now Redux" (2001)

"Axed" (2012)

"Baby's Day Out" (1994)

"Bad Timing: A Sensual Obsession" (1980)

"Baron Blood" (1972)

"Beaufort" (2007)

"Belle of the Yukon" (1944)

"Big Night" (1996)

"Blue Velvet" (1986)

"Brewster's Millions" (1945)

"Buying & Selling" (2013)

"Caesar and Cleopatra" (1945)

"Caprica" (2009)

"Carve Her Name With Pride" (1958)

"Casanova »

- Sharon Knolle

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More Star Wars Battlefront Beta Details Revealed

25 September 2015 8:06 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

We told you when the beta is coming, and now we have more information on the file size among other details for the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront beta! Check it out!

New details released by EA showcase that the beta file size will be 7Gb on PS4 and Xbox One. PC will be slightly larger at 11Gb. That is not the only difference either as pre-loading the game will be ready for the PC version, while Xbox One and PS4 will not have the option. (PC users can pre-load the game via Origin starting October 7th)

The level cap for the beta will be level 5. Once you hit the cap you will not progress to further levels, but you will still be able to unlock new items. (Final level cap in the game has not been revealed.) Your unlock and level will not carry forward to the final game, at all. »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Dustin Spino)

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Star Wars Battlefront beta launching October 8th

24 September 2015 11:13 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Electronic Arts has announced today that the Star Wars Battlefront beta is set to launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on October 8th, running through until October 12th.

See Also: Walmart offering Han Solo Mini Fridge with Star Wars Battlefront pre-orders

The Beta will let you experience three modes spread across three iconic planets including:

– Walker Assault on Hoth: Fight in epic 40-player battles as a Rebel to destroy the Empire’s onslaught of At-at’s by calling in Y-wing bombers. Or, side with the Empire and protect your walkers while utilizing their mighty weaponry to crush the Rebel objective.

Drop Zone on Sullust: Escape pods are crashing down and you and your team must fight to control them. With its frantic 8v8 matches, Drop Zone is sure to put your combat and strategy skills to the test.

– Survival Mission on Tatooine: Play alone or with a friend via »

- Gary Collinson

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Star Wars Battlefront’s Beta Begins October 8th

24 September 2015 11:00 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Developer Electronic Arts has announced that the open beta for Star Wars Battlefront will be available from October 8th through October 12th on its given platforms of Xbox One, PC, and Playstation 4, and feature three of the game’s core modes across three planets: Walker Assault on Hoth, Survival Mission on Tatooine and Drop Zone on Battlefront‘s first-ever interpretation of the Star Wars Expanded Universe planet of Sullust.

Walker Assault sees you fighting as a Rebel or an Imperial as they help or hinder the onslaught of At-at walkers in their march towards Echo Base. Battlefront‘s Drop Zone, meanwhile, sees players competing in a frantic 8v8 multiplayer match to reclaim and control a barrage of incoming escape pods in a strategic game of king of the hill on Sullust’s volcanic plateaus.

Lastly, Survival Mission lets you play alone or with an ally via co-op or split-screen as »

- Tim Gruver

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Star Wars Battlefront Beta Will Be Open To All This October

17 September 2015 7:47 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

As part of EA’s ongoing community update series for Star Wars Battlefront, the mega-publisher announced that shooter’s forthcoming beta will be open to all users.

Slated to go live in October, the vertical slice will contain “both offline and online modes including co-op and split-screen co-op,” with featured maps including the bombastic Walker Assault – the Hoth mission that has occupied a fair share of the game’s marketing – along with the new-fangled Drop Zone mode on Sullust.

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Making the announcement was Community Manager Mathew Everett, who asked budding participants for patience while EA and Dice nail down an official star date for the Star Wars Battlefront beta. In the meantime, here’s what Everett had to say on the game’s official blog.

Now that we have officially announced the beta, most of you are just itching to know how you can get in. »

- Michael Briers

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Walmart offering Han Solo Mini Fridge with Star Wars Battlefront pre-orders

17 September 2015 2:57 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Here’s a nice little incentive to pre-order your copy of Star Wars Battlefront via WalMart, with the retailer announcing that it is offering a Han Solo in Carbonite mini fridge with pre-orders of the Deluxe Edition of the hotly-anticipated multiplayer shooter; check it out here…

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“Fight in epic Star Wars battles on iconic planets and rise through the ranks playing as the heroic Rebellion or the evil galactic Empire. In 2004, the original Star Wars Battlefront came onto the scene and took gamers – and Star Wars fans – by surprise. It was an ambitious action shooter that gave players the opportunity to step into the shoes of their favorite Star Wars characters, pilot quintessential Star Wars vehicles, and relive classic Star Wars battles. Fast forward nearly 10 years and »

- Gary Collinson

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New Star Wars Battlefront promo image and Drop Zone gameplay details

9 September 2015 1:33 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Electronic Arts and Dice have released a new promotional image from the upcoming multiplayer shooter Star Wars Battlefront, which features a female Rebel soldier taking on Imperial Stormtroopers…

See Also: EA announces Star Wars Battlefront Beta for next month

Meanwhile, the official site has released details of the ‘Drop Zone’ game mode:

Similar to “King of the Hill”-style experiences, the objective in Drop Zone centers on drop pods falling through the atmosphere onto the planet surfaces. In tight 8-versus-8 matches, Rebel and Empire teams fight to capture and control these pods.

When you locate a drop pod’s landing site, make your way to it and trigger the short claim process. Your team will win if it captures five pods, or control the majority of them after the 10-minute match is up. If a pod is constantly changing possession with no team able to defend it long enough to claim it, »

- Gary Collinson

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Video Games: Check Out Two Awesome New Images From Star Wars Battlefront

9 September 2015 8:42 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In "Drop Zone", gamers will be able to play eight on eight matches where they have to protect drop pods which land on the surface of whatever map you're playing on. You can see an example of that in one of the new Star Wars Battlefront images below, while the other focuses on Darth Vader. "We’re promoting the idea of a fast, action-packed game where you need to be mobile and think on your feet," says Lead Level Designer Dennis Brännvall. "Camping doesn’t really pay off…Playing Drop Zone on the Swamp Crash Site on Endor is a personal favorite. The map has a couple of nice choke points but is overall very free-flowing and hectic, as enemies can attack from anywhere on that level. The fight takes place around a crashed Gr-75 transport ship with containers from the craft strewn across the landscape, and there’s one »

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Star Wars Battlefront’s Drop Zone Mode Is A Novel Spin On Capture The Flag

9 September 2015 6:42 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

To date, Dice and publisher EA have showcased some of the nominal game modes that will be available in Star Wars Battlefront – namely Walker Assault, Blast and the sky-scrapping Fighter Squadron mode. But as teased late last month, one of the new additions that will feature in October’s beta test is that of Drop Zone, with EA touting the game mode as a “King of the Hill-style” experience.

Swapping the bombastic 40-player action of Walker Assault, Drop Zone is said to be a more confined gameplay experience, with two teams of 8 battling it out to control the lion’s share of the drop pods that litter the alien environment. Much like other modes in the galactic shooter, the roster of players will be divided into the Rebel Alliance and the Empire at random.

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EA detailed the set-up of Drop Zone via its official blog, »

- Michael Briers

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Star Wars Battlefront: new Drop Zone mode detailed

9 September 2015 12:57 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

As the launch of Star Wars Battlefront closes in, EA details another of its modes: Drop Zone...

"Keep watching the skies" seems to be the key bit of advice in Drop Zone, the latest Star Wars Battlefront mode unveiled by EA.

Eight-versus-eight teams of Rebels and Empire forces fight to capture and control diving bell-like pods, which will randomly drop from the sky and land on the planet surface. Once claimed, these pods will unleash a few useful Power Pickups, thus giving players an added incentive to locate and gain possession of them. The risk, however, is that hanging around one pod for too long will trigger an orbital strike, with deadly results.

It's all part of EA's plans to create a game where players are constantly moving and fighting; even a tussle over the possession of one pod won't result in a tedious stalemate, but rather the deployment of another pod somewhere else, »

- ryanlambie

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Star Wars Battlefront Drop Zone Mode Revealed

8 September 2015 1:25 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

When EA teased their upcoming Beta for Star Wars Battlefront, they revealed a new game mode, Drop Zone would be playable in it.  Today, they've explained what exactly that mode will entail when the game hits.  Come inside to learn more!

EA's official Star Wars Battlefront site has dropped some more juicy news for eager gamers and Star Wars fans, with the reveal of Drop Zone mode.  The mode will give two teams of eight players a multitude of "pods" to control as they drop from the sky.  Finding them, and controlling them are part of the fun, and keeping them in your possession is where it gets tricky.  Check out more info: 

Similar to “King of the Hill”-style experiences, the objective in Drop Zone centers on drop pods falling through the atmosphere onto the planet surfaces. In tight 8-versus-8 matches, Rebel and Empire teams fight to capture and control these pods. »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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EA Announces Star Wars Battlefront Beta For October, Includes New Multiplayer Mode

2 September 2015 6:37 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

As development ramps up on Star Wars Battlefront, the high-profile licensed game is beginning to reach a consumer-ready build. With a closed alpha done and dusted, EA and developer Dice have now announced plans to host a beta test for the shooter, pegging the bout of testing for early October.

No word yet on a specific star date for the beta, though Dice did divulge details relating to the content that will be playable in the early, pre-release build. Placing the much-touted Walker Assault mode front and center, early adopters will spend a large portion of the early playtime with Battlefront on the icy planet of Hoth, as members of the Empire and Rebel Alliance duke it out across the planet’s snowy plains. Perhaps most exciting of all is the fact that players will be able to unlock two of the game’s hero classes: Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker. »

- Michael Briers

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