When EA was initially announced as an exclusive video game partner with Lucasfilm for Star Wars, we reached for our collective blasters waiting for the polarizing publisher to make the first slight on the beloved property. Then the announcements came – a third-person action game from Visceral Games headed by Amy Hennig of Uncharted fame and a Star Wars Battlefront revival from the Battlefield experts at DICE – and we holstered and rejoiced. But the release of Battlefront in 2015, along with the numerous failings to live up to the Death Star-sized expectations that come with reviving a fan-favorite franchise, led to a salvo of well-deserved criticisms. Lack of a campaign, limited maps and modes and an expensive Season Pass tarnished a fantastic representation of the original trilogy. Continue reading Star Wars Battlefront II hints at a motivated EA
Star Wars Celebration 2017 has been a juggernaut of announcements. First a teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi film, then the confirmation of Star Wars: Rebel’s final season, and now we have a slew of Star Wars Battlefront II news!
People like Battlefield 1. How do I know this? Because, it’s beta drew in a record-breaking player count. Continue reading Battlefield 1 Beta draws over 13 Million players — becomes largest beta in EA’s history
It’s been a couple of weeks, but the MONG crew loves their mothers and they took the day off to be with them. If you’re angry about that, you don’t love your mom. Inflammatory statements aside, the MONG podcast is back and in full effect! The crew went over some of the news from the past couple of weeks, from the unfortunate closing of the Disney Infinity studio to the fortunate delay of Mass Effect: Andromeda. Of course they had to talk about Captain America: Civil War too, so watch for head pats, those denote when spoilers are happening or stopping. Continue reading MONG Podcast 122 | MONG’s Next Top Super Hero
Director of Pan’s Labyrinth and Crimson Peak, Guillermo del Toro, recently commented on future collaboration with Metal Gear mastermind, Hideo Kojima.
EA and Visceral teamed up a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away — and that’s pretty much all we’ve known about their upcoming Star Wars game. Now we’ve been gifted a few precious details, but will the game be what we expected? Continue reading IS EA’S NEXT STAR WARS GAME A RPG?