Star Wars: Battlefront II Review

Is the Dark Side of loot boxes too strong to resist?

Star Wars: Battlefront II Review

Star Wars: Battlefront II Review

Is the Dark Side of loot boxes too strong to resist?

EA Under Investigation...
EA Under Investigation by State of Hawaii for 'Predatory Practices'

"This game is a Star Wars-themed online casino," said democratic state representative Chris Lee. "It's a trap."
Wednesday 22 Nov 2:30pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 15

Belgium Concludes That...
Belgium Concludes That Lootboxes Are Gambling, Moves to Ban Them in Europe

“The mixing of money and addiction is gambling,” the Belgian Gaming Commission declared this week.
Wednesday 22 Nov 1:32pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 13

See Gotenks in Action...
See Gotenks in Action with This Dragon Ball FighterZ Trailer

The brief trailer gives us a look at the fighting game’s latest character, who looks to have some fast mixups.
Wednesday 22 Nov 8:37am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 1

Telltale’s Latest...
Telltale’s Latest Batman Episode Is Out Now

In episode three of Batman: The Enemy Within, Bruce Wayne finds his loyalties split between different allies.
Wednesday 22 Nov 8:15am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC

EA Changes Need for...
EA Changes Need for Speed Payback’s Progression, Following Star Wars Battlefront 2 Controversy

Rep and Bank currencies have had their rates increased across both loot boxes, and throughout the game.
Tuesday 21 Nov 9:05am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 11

Valkyria Chronicles 4...
Valkyria Chronicles 4 Announced

Sega announced that the game will be heading west in 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
Tuesday 21 Nov 8:15am | PS4 | Xbox One | Switch | 5

Soma Introducing...
Soma Introducing Threat-Free 'Safe Mode'

In Safe Mode, players will be able to explore through the game without the risk of being killed by monsters.
Monday 20 Nov 2:29pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 4

The Witcher 3,...
The Witcher 3, Cyberpunk Dev Throws Shade at Games-As-A-Service Model

“No hidden catch, you get what you pay for — no bullshit, just honest gaming like with Wild Hunt.”
Monday 20 Nov 1:56pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 7

Vivendi Holds Off on...
Vivendi Holds Off on Ubisoft Takeover for Six Months

The French multimedia giant is holding off on picking up more of Ubisoft’s shares, they revealed in their financials.
Monday 20 Nov 8:44am | PS4 | Xbox One | Switch | PC | 1

The Weekend Chat: Have...
The Weekend Chat: Have You Ever Sworn Off a Game?

Either from the publisher’s practices, or a change in direction – have you walked away from a series you once loved?
Friday 17 Nov 3:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 16

EA Temporarily Turns...
EA Temporarily Turns Off Star Wars Battlefront 2's Microtransactions

"We will now spend more time lsitening, adjusting, balancing and tuning," publisher EA said in a public statement.
Friday 17 Nov 2:32pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 27

Stop Focussing on...
Stop Focussing on Technical Issues

We’re always worried about how our games perform and how well they run. Just how important are those questions?
Friday 17 Nov 1:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Switch | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 13

Overwatch’s Latest...
Overwatch’s Latest Hero Now Available to All

The game’s latest hero – the fast-moving support character, Moira – can now be played on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
Friday 17 Nov 8:41am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 4

Dragon Ball FighterZ...
Dragon Ball FighterZ Adds Three Iconic Characters

More characters will be joining the roster of the anime fighter, including adult Gohan, Gotenks, and Kid Buu.
Friday 17 Nov 8:20am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 5

Dynasty Warriors'...
Dynasty Warriors' Publisher Brings Down Major Chinese Piracy Group

Koei Tecmo sued popular cracking group 3DM for copyright violation, and were awarded $245,000 USD in damages.
Thursday 16 Nov 2:36pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 3

Star Wars Battlefront...
Star Wars Battlefront 2, Overwatch Being Investigated by Belgian Gambling Authority

The Belgian Gaming Commission has launched an investigation, to determine if loot boxes constitute gambling.
Thursday 16 Nov 1:56pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 8

Marvel Heroes Is...
Marvel Heroes Is Shutting Down

More specifically, Disney – who owns Marvel – is ending its relationship with developer Gazillion Entertainment.
Thursday 16 Nov 8:18am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 4

EA Motive’s Upcoming...
EA Motive’s Upcoming Title Will Be Action-oriented, Promises Never-Before-Seen Gameplay

"Action is clearly the place we're missing the most,” EA CFO Blake Jorgensen shared at a conference this week.
Wednesday 15 Nov 3:09pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 7

Destiny 2: Curse of...
Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris Expansion Livestream Slated for Tomorrow

The livestream will focus on new locations that you’ll visit, the characters you’ll meet, and enemies you’ll fight.
Wednesday 15 Nov 1:20pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC

Here Are All the...
Here Are All the Nominees for The Game Awards 2017

It’s been a big year for games. Heavy hitters at this year’s show include Zelda, Mario, PUBG, and more.
Wednesday 15 Nov 8:16am | PS4 | Xbox One | Switch | PC | 18

Hitman TV Series in...
Hitman TV Series in the Works, John Wick Creator Onboard

Derek Kolstad will write and produce the series for Hulu, with executive producers from the previous films also onboard.
Tuesday 14 Nov 2:55pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 6

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