Star Wars Series News


Star Wars: The Old Republic - hands-on with the first minutes of Knights of the Fallen Empire

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 25, 2015 7:00am PDT

BioWare Austin is making the lofty claim that it is going back to its storytelling roots for the next Star Wars: The Old Republic expansion. To find out whether this will indeed be the case, Shacknews tried out the expansion's first chapter and went face-to-face with the all...


Star Wars Battlefront beta opening up to all users on PS4, PC, and Xbox One

By Daniel Perez, Sep 17, 2015 9:26am PDT

EA has revealed the beta for Star Wars Battlefront will open up to all users when it launches. We also learn what we can expect from the beta, including game modes and other info.


Star Wars Battlefront - Hands-on with Walker Assault at GameStop Expo

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 04, 2015 8:00am PDT

Electronic Arts and DICE's trailers for Star Wars Battlefront indicate that they're shooting for big screen-level magic. But does the Walker Assault multiplayer mode offer any of that kind of magic? To prepare for this Force Friday, Shacknews tried it out at GameStop Expo to...


Gamescom 2015: Star Wars: The Old Republic 'Fallen Empire' gets new trailer

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 05, 2015 1:24am PDT

BioWare took the stage to reveal a new trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic's upcoming Fallen Empire expansion, while also adding a new incentive to subscribe right now.


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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 gets a big update along with Mac/Linux release

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 21, 2015 10:16am PDT

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is still king among games for many Star Wars fans and today, its sequel has received a big-time update on PC.


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Fallout 4, Uncharted 4, and Star Wars Battlefront win big awards at E3 2015

By Daniel Perez, Jul 07, 2015 1:22pm PDT

The Game Critics Awards has revealed Fallout 4, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, and Star Wars Battlefront were bigger winners at this year's E3 with Fallout 4 winning the Best of Show award.


E3 2015: How SW:TOR's Knights of the Fallen Empire looks to bring story back

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 22, 2015 1:00pm PDT

BioWare Austin has largely been known for its focus on story, but that hasn't often been the case with Star Wars: The Old Republic. Knights of the Fallen Empire will look to offer a renewed focus on story, choice, and consequence.


"Never played Galaxies but always wanted to play this but I think I'd rather try FF14 first. ..."

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E3 2015: SW:TOR - Knights of the Fallen Empire begins a new personal story in October

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 15, 2015 1:15pm PDT

Star Wars: The Old Republic will see BioWare Austin put a greater emphasis back on story with a new expansion called Knights of the Fallen Empire.


E3 2015: Most Anticipated Multiplatform Games

By Daniel Perez, Jun 12, 2015 10:15am PDT

This week, Shacknews is looking at a handful of the most anticipated games from this year's E3 across each of the major platforms. Today, we look at the most anticipated games to be released across multiple platforms.


Shack Reels: Let's Play Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy

By Shack Staff, May 04, 2015 3:30pm PDT

Happy Star Wars Day, everyone! To celebrate today, Andrew and Joe S are playing through the 2003 classic from Raven Software, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy.


Star Wars: The Old Republic celebrates May 4 with 12x Epic Story XP Boost through this fall

By Ozzie Mejia, May 04, 2015 11:15am PDT

Those that have logged out of Star Wars: The Old Republic are being given an enticing reason to return, with all Story XP getting a 12x boost starting today and ending this fall.


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Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire: a Shacknews retrospective

By Ozzie Mejia, May 04, 2015 11:00am PDT

Happy Star Wars Day, everyone! Today, Shacknews celebrates by looking back at a game that has proven as elusive as its main character, Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire.


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I Am Bread celebrates Star Wars Day with Starch Wars update

By Daniel Perez, May 04, 2015 6:20am PDT

It's Star Wars Day and Bossa Studios has released an update for I Am Bread that introduces us to Starch Wars.


Star Wars: X-Wing games land on Steam

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 28, 2015 9:51am PDT

The old-school classic X-Wing series is landing on Steam today, coincidentally in time for Star Wars Day (and a Star Wars Day sale).


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Star Wars: Battlefront will be playable on Xbox One first

By Daniel Perez, Apr 14, 2015 6:00am PDT

Thanks to EA Access, the Xbox One will be able to get in on the Battlefront action before any other platforms.


"BF4 has been playable and fun for me for awhile now, but I refuse to touch Hardline"

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