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STAR WARS

The Worlds of Star Wars The Last Jedi

Star Wars The Last Jedi is just around the corner. With less than a week left before the big date (15th December - official world premiere), Disney gives us a quick look at some of the locations that were transformed into different worlds. Croatia's Dubrovnik is home to , an epic battle is to be held in the salt flats in Bolivia, otherwise known as…

Disney UNHAPPY with EA and Battlefront 2. Exclusivity Deal Threatened

According to MP1ST, Disney's Consumer Products and Interactive Media boss Jimmy Pitaro sent a message to EA voicing their concerns about the gambling involved in Star Wars Battlefront II's micro-transactions system.Disney is very unhappy with how long EA took effective action regarding the situation. It it has evolved enough that the media and…

NEW Star Wars Trilogy Announced! Details inside!

Rian Johnson's involvement with Star Wars is just beginning!The current trilogy for our favorite Saga is far from finished and Disney is already preparing a brand new one! Rian Johnson will write and direct the first of the 3 new movies, They will tell a brand new story, which will have nothing to do with the Skywalkers.Breaking news on…

Kathleen Kennedy: The Last Jedi does not answer all questions

Extended interview with Lucasfilm president Kathleen KennedyLast week The Star Wars Show showed a quick interview with Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. Today we got the full version of it. In the 11 minutes long video she talks about Rian Johnson's role in Episode VIII The Last Jedi and shares her personal excitement about the upcoming…

The Dark Side is STRONG with this new Star Wars The Last Jedi Trailer

Disney released the new official Trailer for Star Wars Episode VIII The Last Jedi. It is time to start guessing and speculating. But, first, check out the video!https://youtu.be/Q0CbN8sfihYShop Related Products and Bookmark my Amazon US | Amazon UK via my Affiliate Links :)amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0";…

Mark Hamill on how he became an Actor

How Donald Duck influenced Mark's professional careerEvery Star Wars fan knows who Mark Hamill is and what he has done for the franchise. It's been over 40 years since he became Luke Skywalker, saved the princess and restored the Jedi Order. StarWars.com published an interview with him, detailing some of his earliest memories of becoming and…

New Comic Book Star Wars Storms of Crait ties in to The Last Jedi

Yet another comic book was announced by Disney. Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Storms of Crait will be an exclusive comic book. The Special one-shot arrives on 27th December. The plot brings us back to the Civil War as we follow Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa taking up arms on the salt-covered world of Crait as they research it for a new…

The new LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon will shock you!

The Millennium Falcon is more detailed and more... expensive than ever!LEGO is offering the Star Wars fans an incredibly big and detailed new set - a 2017 edition of the UCS Millennium Falcon arrives on 1st October! It's time to forget the now 10 years old version of the UCS Millenium Falcon, a new beast is coming soon! While I go write a…

J.J. Abrams to write and direct Star Wars Episode IX

That was... unexpected! Or was it...J.J. Abrams, who launched a new era of Star Wars with The Force Awakens in 2015, is returning to complete the sequel trilogy as writer and director of Star Wars: Episode IX. Abrams will co-write the film with Chris Terrio. Star Wars: Episode IX will be produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Abrams,…

Joseph Gordon-Levit confirmed for Star Wars The Last Jedi

Director Rian Johnson is currently in Japan to promote Episode VIII of our favorite Saga - Star Wars The Last Jedi. During an interview, he announced that his good friend Joseph Gordon-Levit (Remember Tommy from 3rd Rock from the Sun?) has a cameo role in the film. The actor is voicing over an alien. The duo worked together for the movie Looper…

New Star Wars Comics and Books in September 2017

What's new in the Galaxy this month!This month brings is another 6 new canon Star Wars comic books from Marvel. 5 are continuations of ongoing series and we have the first issue of Captain Phasma. Check out below the additional details for each one of them as well as their release dates.NEW COMICS FROM MARVELStar Wars Rogue One…

STAR WARS THE OLD REPUBLIC

SWTOR 6th Anniversary Rewards Available NOW!

With SWTOR Game Update 5.6.1 Bioware released the 6th Anniversary Rewards. Here is all you need to know about them:Help us celebrate six years of Star Wars: The Old Republic! As a thank you to our players, we’ve added some exciting new rewards that you can now claim in-game. Get your celebratory items by Tuesday, January 16, 2018 to help us make…

SWTOR Ranked PvP Rewards in Patch 5.6.1 and Beyond

Bioware addressed popular concerns among the SWTOR PvP community regarding missing rewards from Ranked PvP matches and missions. Community manager Eric Musco made it clear on the forums what is a bug, what was fixed in patch 5.6.1 and why.Everything about SWTOR Patch 5.6: A Traitor Among the ChissAs of 5.6.1 Solo Ranked Missions will be…

New SWTOR Yavin 4 Warzone Screenshots

On 12th December as part of Game Update 5.6.1 Bioware is releasing a brand new 8v8 warzone. It is located on Yavin 4 and features Alderaan-styled objectives with giant firing turrets for each faction and a designated area in the middle, where the usual bundles are expected to happen.I now have a dedicated Guide to the new Yavin 4 Warzone! Check…

SWTOR Game Update 5.6.1 Patch Notes

On 12th December Bioware releases the next patch to Star Wars The Old Republic - Game Update 5.6.1. It is a small content update, introducing a new Warzone on Yavin IV and a number of fixes to "A Traitor Among The Chiss". Below you can find the full and official Patch Notes with all new features, changes and fixes.Everything about SWTOR Patch…

SWTOR Interview with Timothy Zahn

Timothy Zahn, the creator of Thrawn and the Chiss species in Star Wars gave an interview to Bioware Austin creative director Charles Boyd on Facebook. In it Zahn talked about his own involvement with the creation of the new planet Copero, where the newest Flashpoint in SWTOR takes the player. He also touched on some of the ideas and discussions he…

SWTOR Nvidia Rule the Galaxy Giveaway Details

Bioware and Nvidia are teaming up for a special Holiday Giveaway! You can get Knights of the Eternal Throne DLC for FREE plus an Outlander token, Chiss Talon Interceptor Airspeeder and a Force Veteran's Armor Set. All you have to to is download the Geforce Experience client and create an account by 13th December. The Giveaway is NOT 100%…

SWTOR Daiy Missions CXP in Patch 5.6 and Changes for 5.6.1

With the introduction of the Activities Window and the removal of the Galactic Command, some missions were removed from the game, as they were specifically created to be a part of that non-existing UI element. To compensate for the loss of potential CXP earned, Bioware is planning a change to all Heroic and Daily Missions in Patch 5.6.1 (launching…

SWTOR Game Update 5.6 Known Issues and Workarounds

It's normal that following a big update there would be some known (and unknown) issues. Here are all the problems Bioware's devs have confirmed along with some other issues and possible solutions and workarounds for them until a proper fix is implemented.Everything about SWTOR Patch 5.6: A Traitor Among the ChissOfficially acknowledged by…

SWTOR Game Update 5.6 Patch Notes

On 28th November Bioware releases the next patch to Star Wars The Old Republic - Game Update 5.6: "A Traitor Among The Chiss". Below you can find the full and official Patch Notes with all new features, changes and fixes.Everything about SWTOR Patch 5.6: A Traitor Among the ChissHIGHLIGHTSNew Flashpoint: The traitor Theron Shan has…

SWTOR Double Rewards Event pushed back to Patch 5.6.1

Tomorrow is the release date for the long-awaited Game Update 5.6 "A Traitor Among the Chiss" and with it there was another Double Rewards Event scheduled to go live. Bioware announced that this will not happen. The event has been postponed and will go live with Patch 5.6.1 on 12th December. As an added bonus for this "missed opportunity" the event…

Cheap SWTOR Character Transfers return with Patch 5.6

Bioware announced that testing is currently going well and it is their intention to bring back Character Server Transfers online together with the release of Game Update 5.6 on 28th November. Not only that, but due to a popular demand, the service will once again be cheap for a short period of time before it goes up to its intended level - 1000…

SWTOR Introducing the Master’s Datacron

I've made a video (linked at the bottom of the article, by the way) about this new upcoming item to the Star Wars The Old Republic's InGame Cartel Market Store. Now, check out what Bioware wants to share with us about it in a blog format. The full text is below.Starting with ’A Traitor Among the Chiss’ (Game Update 5.6) on November 28th, there…

GWENT & WITCHER

Gwent December Update: Final 20+ New Cards Revealed

The final installment of CD Projekt Red's series of Developer Live Streams ended on 12th December 2017 with the final collection of New Gwent Cards that will be added with the December Update. Below you will find my full notes from the event. Full Video from the event is attached at the bottom of the articleYou can find the previous Gwent Dev…

Double Rewards from the first Gwent Faction Challenge

The first official Faction Challenge in Gwent is now over. Northern Realms have won with a serious lead! CD Projekt Red offered an apology for the wrong rewards and decided to DOUBLE them.Gwent Faction Challenges: Overview, Rules, RewardsNorthern Realms have won the Faction Challenge. As such, they should have rewarded its supporters with the…

Another 21 New Gwent Cards Revealed from the December Update

Another 20 new Gwent Cards have been revealed on tonight's live stream form CD Projekt Red. The update is set to launch mid December and will feature over 109 brand new cards. If you have missed the previous live streams, you can catch up here.GWENT Glossary: All Keywords on the CardsHere are the 20 new cards with brief description of each one…

20 more New Gwent Cards Revealed from the December Patch

CD Projekt Red revealed the next 20 new cards that will arrive with the December update. Check out the video recording in the end of the article.Catch up with the previous Developer Live Streams from CDPR to be sure you aren't missing anything.Uma's Curse - Gold, Neutral | Cursed, Special  - Spawn a Gold unit and transform into it…

Gwent Faction Challenges: Overview, Rules, Rewards

CD Projekt Red released a new feature to Gwent The Witcher Card Game - Gwent Faction Challenges. The first one - Skellige vs Northern Realms will last from 4th December until 11th December. Check out the rules and rewards below.Each Faction Challenge lets you select one of two warring factions and march its armies to victory over a week of…

GWENT December Patch Details, 20 New Cards Revealed

The official CD Projekt Red live stream on 30th November revealed the changes coming with the next Gwent The Witcher Card Game Open Beta Update. Full recording of the live stream is attached at the end of this article. If you’ve noticed any interesting and important changes that aren’t listed here, leave a comment and I’ll add them too.A…

Gwent Thronebreaker and Public Beta Roadmap Update

Marcin Iwiński, CD Projekt Red's co-founder announced today that the development of Gwent's single player campaign Thronebreaker has been delayed and the new target for release is 2018. The reason for this is that the team has decided to expand the features and the scope of the campaign. They also strive to always offer as polished finished…

Gwent Open #2 Results and 4 New Cards Teased

Sign Up to get notifications for new posts!The second big tournament Gwent Open #2 happened this Weekend. In 2 days 8 of the best Gwent players measured their strengths and weaknesses as well as Deck Building Skills in a great competition for the total prize pool of $25,000. With fantastic play and smart decisions Freddybabes took the…

Gwent Hotfix Update 0.9.12.2 Patch Notes | 3rd November 2017

A few days after the Saovine Update was released, CD Projekt Red introduced a small hotfix.With this update, our main focus was to fix all major issues experienced by the players, as well as to implement balance changes to the gameplay. Restore was significantly changed and will have increased milling value for 3 days following the release…

GWENT Update 0.9.12 Patch Notes | The Saovine Update

These are the official patch notes for Gwent Update 0.9.12, released on 31st October 2017. If you have missed the live stream from the day before that, you can find everything important that was said and shown here: Gwent October Patch and Saovine Holiday Events | Developer Stream 30th October. Today is the beginning of the new Ranked Season.…

STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT I & II

What is in The Last jedi Update of Star Wars Battlefront II

Star Wars Battlefront II intrudices new content for both solo and multiplayer to the game as well as a number of fixes. Below you will find information on all that is available as well as the full patch notes.The Update is ~3 GB in size for the PC version.Hi everyoneIt’s time for a major update! First off, a big thank you for playing! This…

Star Wars Battlefront II Credits Earning Changes and Faction Challenges

As previously announced, EA is adding new content to Star Wars Battlefront 2 with the Star Wars The Last Jedi season. In fact, some are already in the game and available to players .As of 5th December the main changes are:3x Credits in Arcade Mode - EA realized players are hitting the daily cap in this mode quicker than intended. The new…

Star Wars Battlefront II Update 1.03 Patch Notes

Star Wars Battlefront II has been updated to Patch 1.03 on 30th November 2017. It includes a lot of fixes and improvements to various elements of the game. This Update is available for all 3 platforms - PC, Xbox and PS4. You can read the full list of the patch notes below.I also have a list of patch notes from all other updates.Hi everyone!…

Star Wars Battlefront II Update 0.2 Patch Notes

Game Update 0.2 for Star Wars Battlefront II was released on 21st November 2017. It brings a ton of fixes to various elements of the gameplay as well as general improvements to the game. You can find the full release notes below. If you are looking for something specific, check out all the other patch notes from previous updates.(I apologize for…

Disney UNHAPPY with EA and Battlefront 2. Exclusivity Deal Threatened

According to MP1ST, Disney's Consumer Products and Interactive Media boss Jimmy Pitaro sent a message to EA voicing their concerns about the gambling involved in Star Wars Battlefront II's micro-transactions system.Disney is very unhappy with how long EA took effective action regarding the situation. It it has evolved enough that the media and…

DICE: Star Wars Battlefront II Progression now happens only through Gameplay

DICE GM Oskar Gabrielson announced today that the devs have heard the community's concerns of Battlefront II's loot crates unfair progression system and are taking action immediately! This message comes right on the day of the worldwide release and only a couple of days after Dice attempted to calm down the fans with their previous announcement…

Star Wars Battlefront II Heroes are now 75% cheaper!

EA is listening to the crowd? Not quite...With an official message from DICE's executive producer John Wasilczyk EA announced the good news today - all prices for unlocking Hero Classes in Star Wars Battlefront II will be lowered by ~75%. The most expensive ones to earn will still be Luke and Vader, but they will now only cost 15,000 credits.…

Star Wars Battlefront II launch patch available now

Battlefront II's Launch Patch brings more polish to the game, says EAIn a few hours Star Wars Battlefront II will officially launch worldwide. If you are an active Subscriber to Origin, EA's own gaming and social platform, you already have access to the Free Trial.Today we already received the first patch to the game. It's available for the…

Star Wars Battlefront II Open Beta Requirements and Schedule

We're now less than a week from the launch of EA's Star Wars Battlefront II Open Beta. If you have pre-ordered the game before 2nd October, you will have a chance to test  a few of the features 2 days earlier, starting at 8:00 GMT on 4th October. The regular beta test begins at 8:00 GMT on 6th October. The general test will conclude at 9:00 GMT…

5 Things You Might Have Missed About BATTLEFRONT II from Gamescom

One of the most anticipated games, not just by me, but by any Star Wars fan - Battlefront II, was heavily present on the show floor last week. In addition to the new Starfighter Assault trailer, EA allowed many players to get in touch with the multiplayer gameplay of this title.Gamescom flew by so quickly and yet the news keep on coming.…

Star Wars BATTLEFRON II Official Startighter Assault Gameplay Trailer

This is the brand new trailer to Star Wars Battlefront II for Starfighter Assault, released just moments ago. Take a look, take a deep breath. How do you feel?Star Wars Battlefront II will be released on 17th November for PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The game will offer both Single player canon Star Wars story as well as the traditional Multiplayer…

MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF WAR

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Update 1.08 Patch Notes

Monolith released a new patch today - v1.08 (~2.9GB size on PC) for Middle-earth: Shadow of War. It includes new Gravewalker Difficulty Mode, The Outlaw Tribe DLC and a ton of fixes to the game for the various platforms. Check the full patch notes below. There are 2 more paid expansions, both scheduled to be released in 2018. The Blade of Galadriel…

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Patch 6 Patch Notes

Monolith introduces a small number of game fixes in today's patch to Middle-earth: Shadow of War. What's more interesting is the addition of the Online Fight Pits ferature (free!). Check the full patch notes below. The update is ~237MB (on Steam).Check out older Patch Notes from previous updates.FREE CONTENT AND FEATURESOnline Fight…

Shadow of War Update 1.06 Patch Notes (PC)

Monolith brought a few free new features and a number of improvements to Middle-earth: Shadow of War together with the first paid DLC - the Slaughter Tribe. Below are the full patch notes.Check out older Patch Notes from previous updatesFree Updates and FeaturesEndless Siege: Defend your fortresses against Sauron’s forces as the Dark…

Shadow of War Developers pushing a lot of FREE DLC Content

Monolith, the developers of Middle-earth: Shadow of War have a lot of free goodies for the fans of the game in the coming months. Along with the 4 paid expansions, part of the Expansion Pass, the game will also receive a ton of free DLC content. And that's not an announcement for 2018. The first few come next week! Check the schedule below:…

What is included in Shadow of War Expansion Pass

What is included in the Shadow of War Expansion PassAs previously announced, Middle-earth: Shadow of War offers and expansion pass. It is priced at $39.99 and contains additional content, a new region, new tribes and more. If you have purchased the Gold Edition of the game, you don't need to purchase the Expansion pass. All of the content is…

Middle-earth: Shadow of War thoughts on the Ending

What happens to the Ranger Talion at the end of the game and WHY?If you are eager to learn the fate of Talion, I have provided for you a lengthy video for you, including gameplay, cinematics and all the boss fights from Act III of Middle-earth: Shadow of War's main story campaign. Check out the story of contents below, but be warned, it…

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is HERE!

The long wait is now over! Talion is back and ready for action!Middle-earth: Shadow of War is now out. The game is available for all 3 major platforms - Steam on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The developers from Monolith have been feeding us a lot of information prior to the release of the game. Thanks to that we know a lot of…

An apology from WB Games, Shadow of War Forthog Orc-Slayer DLS is now FREE

The original announcement of the Forthog Orc-Slayer DLC for Middle-earth: Shadow of War spawned so much controversy and negativism towards WB Games all over the world, that the company decided to publish an official apology to the Forgey family and announce big changes in regards to how the profits will be dealt with from the sales of this DLC…

SHADOW OF WAR All Tribe Trailers

Learn how to recognize the various orc tribes in MordorThis is a collection of all officially released Middle-earth: Shadow of War Tribe Trailers in one place. If Monolith adds new tribes or alternative trailers to the already existing tribes, you will find it all here. I've placed them all in a playlist: Shadow of War Tribe Trailers. You can…

50 000 Shadow of Mordor FREE codes giveaway from Nvidia

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor from 2014 and the new and upcoming Middle-earth: Shadow of War are heavily supported by Nvidia's technology. That is why they are now partnering again to give away 50,000 (that's fifty thousand!) Shadow of Mordor free copies.The requirement to participate in this giveaway is simple: Download, install and sign-up…

Shadow of War: How Death Threat works

How much Death Threat has changed and evolved in Shadow of War?Middle-earth: Shadow of War offers an expanded list of opportunities and features to the player compared to its predecessor Shadow of Mordor. Issuing Death threats to orcs is one of them. If you prefer to see and hear the information from this article in a video format, you will…

SHADOW OF WAR grants enough Skill Points to unlock ALL SKILLS

Tons of variations to create your favorite builds!A lot about Middle-earth: Shadow of War has already been shown, told and explained. As you probably already know, the level cap for Talion in his second adventure is 60. Even before the launch of the game, we got a confirmation from the developers that there are enough skill points available…

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MASS EFFECT Andromeda Single Player Support Discontinued!

The quarian ark will never be saved...Bioware announced officially that Mass Effect Andromeda will not receive any future single player updates. Patch 1.10 was the final update for the game. There are no plans for single-player or InGame story content. In the coming days the Multiplayer team will throw some more light about upcoming new…

MASS EFFECT ANDROMEDA Update 1.10 Patch Notes

The Bioware studio that created Mass Effect Andromeda may have been rumored to be split and now officially dead, but the development and support for the game, obviously, hasn't been interrupted. Here are the patch notes for all changes that came with Update 1.10.Veteran ranks of characters will only drop after all characters of that…

MASS EFFECT Discovery Comic Book Issue 03 Out Now

The third issue of the official DarkHorse Mass Effect Discovery comic book series is now out. The story ties in directly with the Mass Effect Andromeda video game.The series tell of a young Turian military recruit who goes undercover in order to infiltrate the mysterious Andromeda Initiative and ultimately retrieve a scientist who’s made a…

MASS EFFECT Andromeda Free Trial

Bioware announced today a Free Trial program for Mass Effect Andromeda. Everyone can now jump in and try the game for 10 hours for free. The trial will last through November 1, 2017. If you’ve already taken part in the Origin 10-hour Play First trial, you can still join this free trial and play the time you have remaining.Chart your own…

MASS EFFECT Andromeda Update 1.09 Patch Notes

The newest update to Mass Effect Andromeda - Patch 1.09 is live and it brings the Batarian to Multiplayer as well as a new Platinum difficulty mission! Check out the official Patch Notes below!Bioware's patch overviewYou asked for greater challenges, and you’re getting them. The new Platinum mode cranks up the difficulty, requiring…

MASS EFFECT Andromeda adds Platinum Difficulty Multiplayer Mode

Bioware announced that Mass Effect Andromeda's Multiplayer will receive a new 4th tier of mission difficulty - Platinum. They also released a very short teaser trailer, that, to no surprise, was disliked to hell by the community. It's not that the trailer is bad, it's just that the majority wants more Single Player new content, namely the…

New MASS EFFECT Discovery Comic Book Out Now

The second issue of the official DarkHorse Mass Effect Discovery comic book series is being released tomorrow - Wedensday. The story ties in directly with the Mass Effect Andromeda video game.The series tell of a young Turian military recruit who goes undercover in order to infiltrate the mysterious Andromeda Initiative and ultimately…

MASS EFFECT Andromeda Update 1.07 Patch Notes

New to the Game? Check out my Mass Effect Andromeda BEGINNERS GUIDE: Basic Tips for an Easy StartToday Bioware released a large in size (~1,2GB) but small in number of things done to the game Hotfix Patch. Mass Effect Andromeda should now be 1.07 when you update.Here is the list of changes in 1.07Fixed issue where server would auto…