Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order gets extended gameplay trailer

EA Play 2019 brought Star Wars fans' first real look at Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order with an extended gameplay trailer.

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If you’ve been itching for more details on Respawn Entertainment’s upcoming Star Wars game, then we’ve got news for you. Today, during EA Play 2019, we got our first in-depth look at the upcoming adventure game with an almost 15-minute gameplay trailer.

You can view the full trailer below if you missed it during the show, or if you just want to check it out again. Some notable features include the ability to force throw items, as well as a somewhat intriguing force freeze power, that appears to freeze, or at least slow time for a short amount of time.

Also, as anyone would expect from a Respawn title, players will be able to run on walls, just as they have in previous games from the studio. Perhaps one of the most exciting bits we learned about Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, though, is the fact that the game’s story and characters are all being considered as canon members of the Star Wars universe. It’s a huge deal that Disney and LucasArts are bringing in the story from the game into the main Star Wars universe, and hopefully, it will be a story worth experiencing for Star Wars fans.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is set to release on November 15, 2019, which means you won’t have long to wait to dive into the latest Star Wars adventure. Fallen Order is set to release on Xbox One, PC, and PlayStation 4, so players will have plenty of ways to enjoy the new story on whatever platform they prefer.

We’ll continue to keep an eye out for more news about the upcoming Star Wars adventure, so be sure to keep your eyes glued to our E3 2019 hub for any new announcements, trailers, or behind-the-scenes interviews we have to share over the coming week. Make sure you also follow Shacknews on Twitter, so you don’t miss a single thing this week at E3.

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    June 8, 2019 9:46 AM

    Josh Hawkins posted a new article, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order gets extended gameplay trailer

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      June 8, 2019 9:49 AM

      Looks good. Jedi Souls

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      June 8, 2019 10:03 AM

      looks like a good star wars themed dad of war.

      will play.

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      June 8, 2019 10:07 AM

      I hope they show something better to get me a little more excited for this game cuz that was pretty underwhelming.

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        June 8, 2019 10:16 AM

        The really slow blaster bolts and stormtroopers that run at half speed were really disappointing to see. Hopefully that gets adjusted prior to launch.

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          June 8, 2019 10:18 AM

          Yeah that was really bothersome too. Like wtf was Respwn thinking? First the lame CG trailer then the lame gameplay trailer... Respawning wtf? I meN, Titanfall 2 was a complete surprise so maybe they can still pull it off... *crosses fingers*

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      June 8, 2019 10:07 AM

      Looks dated and dull honestly. :/

      What engine is that running on?

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        June 8, 2019 10:09 AM

        UE4

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        June 8, 2019 10:24 AM

        Like seriously. This is really bad. I hope the license goes to a better company after this game.

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          June 8, 2019 10:38 AM

          *rolling my motherfucking eyes*

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            June 8, 2019 11:18 AM

            Unless you meant EA, in which case yeah, they should have the license stripped because EA.

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              June 8, 2019 11:25 AM

              Yeah ea. I like respawn but this looks really disappointing to me.

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            June 8, 2019 3:00 PM

            He's right. The basic gameplay loop looks dull and boring. There is no way in fuck I could sit through 10+ hours of that.

            Star Wars is basically done anyway.

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              June 8, 2019 3:16 PM

              For one I thought he was talking about Respawn at first which I honestly couldn't have asked for a better studio to make the game. Secondly, yeah I know he's right, I've expressed in multiple posts how underwhelming it was. Thirdly, Star Wars is basically done? To you maybe, I doubt Disney is done with Star Wars.

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          June 8, 2019 11:27 AM

          I honestly can't think of a developer better suited to the task than Respawn. Titanfall 2 single-player campaign is a goddamn masterpiece.

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            June 8, 2019 11:41 AM

            I think it is fine, but man I feel like it is highly overrated. When I finally got to the mission everyone was cumming over I had a "Really?" moment.

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        June 8, 2019 10:57 AM

        The animations look great, but I think maybe the AA they're using is giving everything a muddy un-crisp look?

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        June 8, 2019 1:00 PM

        Did you not notice the "Alpha Footage" disclaimer at the beginning of the video?! These are not the final graphics.

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          June 8, 2019 1:19 PM

          I've rarely seen a e3 presentation where the graphics were not as good as the final version. Normally, they make the graphics even better than when it's released.

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          June 8, 2019 3:01 PM

          You know how many times the initial reveal of a game has demonstrated that something's a turd but then the final game came out and was the best thing ever?

          It's somewhere between 0 and 1.

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            June 8, 2019 3:18 PM

            Titanfall 2 as a matter of fact. And Doom. And plenty of others.

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              June 8, 2019 9:34 PM

              Doom didn't change at all from first gameplay reveal to final product. People were just pissed that they showed gamepad footage.

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        June 8, 2019 4:17 PM

        Gameplay as well. Seems super boring and dated mechanics.

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      June 8, 2019 10:32 AM

      Wow, I'm interested. Looking forward to seeing more. We might get the first good Star Wars game in years here!

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      June 8, 2019 11:26 AM

      combat against stormtroppers looks boring and basic as hell. stormtroopers seem dumb as shit.

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      June 8, 2019 11:32 AM

      Just kind of looks so-so. Visually, it looks good, but the gameplay just looks dull and slow, though it also looks like they’re holding back. I don’t know.

      It’s kind of weird how they always make Jedi so powerful and then they’re like, “oh yeah we need villains who can stand up to a Jedi for longer than 2 seconds” and then all of a sudden everyone has anti-lightsaber weapons despite there not being any known Jedi at this time. Whatever.

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        June 8, 2019 12:05 PM

        In the Apex leak a year before the game was announced, the same guy said "Max exodus on the star wars team. Literally all their leads quit last week. Other than that.... ehhh could be worse." It wasn't smooth sailing for sure. https://boards.fireden.net/v/thread/410050215/

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        June 8, 2019 12:48 PM

        If they didn't let you use a lightsaber in this game people would be fucking pissed.

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          June 8, 2019 1:45 PM

          Well. A lightsaber makes sense but then you just see them slow time, fling guys around like rag dolls. All sorts of that stuff.

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        June 8, 2019 1:01 PM

        Star Wars Rebels made it pretty clear the Empire has active anti-jedi forces during the same period Saw Gerrera is active.

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          June 8, 2019 1:02 PM

          Oops, that name was supposed to be spoilered. :-/

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      June 8, 2019 11:33 AM

      Yikes.....

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      June 8, 2019 11:42 AM

      It appears to have the single most important feature in a lightsaber game: the ability to turn it off when you're not using it.

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      June 8, 2019 11:53 AM

      Eh.. give me this in VR

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      June 8, 2019 12:00 PM

      I dug up some Jedi Knight gameplay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhaCa352KYA Look at those levels! Look! They're so vertical and huge! Why can't we get that again?

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      June 8, 2019 12:02 PM

      I'm very interested.

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      June 8, 2019 12:07 PM

      It's glossy and bland. A souls-like with none of the lore, mystery, exploration, or bleak subtlety that comes with the genre.

      Even Surge 2 looks more interesting than this game.

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      June 8, 2019 12:09 PM

      Oh cool it's Ian from Shameless.

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      June 8, 2019 12:11 PM

      Hmmmmmmmm........

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      June 8, 2019 12:26 PM

      Man that looks kind of boring

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      June 8, 2019 12:27 PM

      looks like an uncharted game, weird to think they canned amy hennig's game for this

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      June 8, 2019 12:44 PM

      I think the demo player makes the game look more boring than it probably is (who stops and pans around for five seconds every encounter?) but it gives me that super on-rails vibe that I'm not at all interested in. Hope it's good, probably not for me.

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      June 8, 2019 1:30 PM

      That's one of like the top three Worst Walk Animations EVAR, just after he pulls his saber.

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        June 8, 2019 1:34 PM

        Also: "I WILL MAKE YOU HURT! YOU WILL PAY!" is top tier dialogue.

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          June 8, 2019 6:45 PM

          Imagine if they got Trent Reznor to voice that :D

          (and Johnny Cash too because of the cover, but he's dead)

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      June 8, 2019 1:33 PM

      I guess I expected there to be shooting, hmm. It looks good visually but I need something snappy and adrenaline generating for the gameplay and this looks a bit plain for now. Could be a glorified tutorial though.

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      June 8, 2019 1:58 PM

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      June 8, 2019 2:12 PM

      Not a huge fan of third-person games but it looks cool to me. Tombraider with a lightsaber. Not sure if I would get it for PC or PS4 though.

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      June 8, 2019 2:21 PM

      Nice, combat looks fun. Getting some JK2 flashbacks!

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      June 8, 2019 2:24 PM

      The droid is super cute!

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      June 8, 2019 2:38 PM

      Pulled punches on chopping guys up with light saber... if you can’t show violence levels from Star Wars(Walrus Man getting his arm chopped off by Ben), you end up with milk toast. Looks like a wait for on sale for $5 game, which is FINE. Let the Nerd Crew level Star Wars fan pay $60 for the game.

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      June 8, 2019 3:24 PM

      But will it have saberrealisticdamage?

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      June 8, 2019 3:44 PM

      That game honestly looks 1998 levels of garbage.

      Fight guys, move through conveniently placed environmental challenge (fallen debris requiring HOLY SHIT STAR WARS force move) , repeat.

      The combat looks uninspiring and clunky. I think I saw the exact same moves done in Jedi Knight which came out in what.... 1997?

      Is this really all they could come up with?

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        June 8, 2019 3:51 PM

        I was hoping so desperately that they would completely rip off Arkham City's combat system.

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          June 8, 2019 4:11 PM

          Yeah I was really thinking that they must have some cool combat system in store that's gonna blow us away!

          *sad trombone*

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        June 8, 2019 4:09 PM

        Aren't ya glad we're getting this instead of Titanfall 3?

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        June 8, 2019 4:27 PM

        Its mid/late-2000s era garbage if we’re being honest, it really looks like an HD remaster of a 360/PS3 game

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          June 8, 2019 5:19 PM

          Yeah that pretty much sums it up. PS2/PS3 era gameplay with a fresh coat of paint.

          I put 20 bucks on there being a "control a turret and mow down waves of enemies" level.

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            June 8, 2019 10:49 PM

            It looks like a 360 HD remaster, which sucks because I expect so much more from Respawn

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        June 8, 2019 9:12 PM

        X-Wing, TIE Fighter, and Dark Forces 1/2 were the high water marks (for me), where Star Wars games are concerned. I know the KOTOR games are supposed to be amazing, too, but I never played them and am no longer enamored enough with the Star Wars lore to make the attempt.

        It's kind of crazy, because technology has come so far in the last 20 years and there's tons of opportunity for them to explore the universe beyond what the movies have covered. Except.... they really haven't. At all. It's so stale and tired and tropey.

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          June 8, 2019 9:14 PM

          KOTOR did a good job of that. It was wholly unique and had no connections to the canonical universe.

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          June 8, 2019 9:16 PM

          The KOTOR games still hold up really well, and you don't need to be enamored with Star Wars to appreciate them. They're definitely still worth your time.

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            June 8, 2019 9:18 PM

            I feel like playing KOTOR now would be depressing, seeing how cool Star Wars once was, knowing what it is now, it'd be disheartening.

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              June 8, 2019 10:21 PM

              I'm in the midst of KOTOR II and... it's not depressing but it sure is ugly and clunky.

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      June 8, 2019 5:37 PM

      That’s not very exciting.

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      June 8, 2019 5:43 PM

      It's really going to come down to whether or not it tells a worthwhile story for me.

      Gameplay looks dated. WTF was that Xbox 360 wookie face? Main character is an annoying twerp.

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      June 8, 2019 6:16 PM

      Super unimpressed. Like others have said, looks dated, generic and dull. I like the wall running and climbing stuff because it's something that Respawn does SUPER well but otherwise I don't know. I keep seeing people say "well if the story is good" but like... there are so many other games out or coming out that have both a good (to great) story and gameplay to match. I'd rather just spend my money on those honestly.

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        June 8, 2019 6:23 PM

        Just like Yoda bouncing around like a super ball, I don’t feel like wall running is very Star Wars. If it was, Yoda certainly would have had Luke doing that on Dagobah. :P

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          June 8, 2019 6:56 PM

          The Force was literally hand waving magic tricks before they went all Dragon Ball Z with it

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        June 8, 2019 7:11 PM

        I keep seeing people say "well if the story is good" but like... there are so many other games out

        Yeah, but this one is Star Wars, and my bar for enjoying anything in that universe is much lower than it has any business being. I'm like a jilted lover.

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          June 8, 2019 7:16 PM

          I guess that's the other thing, I don't really give a shit about Star Wars anymore so. I was more excited about Respawn making a single player game than anything honestly, it just happened to be Star Wars so I said sure I'll give it a look I guess but then I looked and said "no thanks, I'm good."

          With Death Stranding out a week before, I'd rather put my time and money into that... and hell I'm not even a Kojima fan in the least heh. The only MGS game I ever played was 5 and I enjoyed it because of the wacky open world antics and nothing about the story. At least Stranding looks fucking odd and interesting and hopefully bringing something new to the table.

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          June 8, 2019 9:00 PM

          People shouldn't be surprised about the story being bad, the real problem here is that the gameplay looks shitty and generic.

          The stories in the EU and Star Wars video games suck, meanwhile there is exactly one great Star Wars movie (TLJ) and one pretty good one (TFA) since 1983. The rest of the filmed content is bad.

          Again, the problem is the gameplay as shown in the demo.

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        June 8, 2019 7:13 PM

        A STAR WARS game has to compete with Death Stranding for an engaging story.

        ...

        This game is fucked.

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          June 8, 2019 9:02 PM

          i wouldn't say kojima stories are necessarily engaging.

          complex and confusing doesn't equal engaging to me.

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            June 8, 2019 9:07 PM

            it's like when people mistake a complicated plot with a good one

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              June 8, 2019 9:08 PM

              I quit Metal Gear Solid V because I could not sit through another minute of those interminable cutscenes. Absolute garbage.

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              June 8, 2019 9:28 PM

              The plot of True Detective Season One is both complicated and good.

              The plot of MANIAC is both complicated and good.

              The plot of Inception is both complicated and (mostly) good.

              Like, I get it. Relax.

              I also understand that Death Stranding might turn out to be utterly inscrutable and way too up it's own ass.

              But even if that's the case, it still looks WAY more interesting than "We gotta get those wookies outta there!"

              I have less-than-zero interest in those kind of stakes if that's what's on the menu at EA's Star Wars singleplayer game.

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          June 8, 2019 9:06 PM

          wat

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          June 8, 2019 9:17 PM

          It has to compete with The Last Of Us, Witcher 3, Uncharted, Subnautica, Outer Worlds, etc. There are so many A+ video game developers that can tell a good story and wrap an amazing user experience around it now, but Lucasarts/Disney have done nothing noteworthy.

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            June 8, 2019 9:21 PM

            I think this specific point was that Death Stranding come out the week before Fallen Order, hence the comparison to it rather than other heavy story based games.

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            June 8, 2019 9:22 PM

            Sure.

            But Death Stranding comes out a mere week prior to this Star Wars game. Gamers looking for an interesting singleplayer game only have so much money for videogames.

            I realize:

            A) Death Stranding might suck
            B) Death Stranding is PS4 exclusive, so non-PS4 owners are not part of this equation.

            I still think that putting this Star Wars game next to Death Stranding does not do it any favors.

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          June 8, 2019 9:19 PM

          What an odd comparison. Death Stranding isn't anything yet and it's being made by oddball magoo. I have a running bet with someone it'll get less than 90 on Metacritic and I'm going to win the bet.

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          June 9, 2019 12:44 AM

          I'll at least understand the Star Wars story

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      June 8, 2019 6:35 PM

      I'm sure the Dorito and Mountain Dew crowd that pre-orders everything at GameStop will gobble it right up. EA's investors will be pleased.

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      June 8, 2019 6:57 PM

      I feel bad for EA. They finally listened and gave people a single player campaign-focused game and it’s still not good enough (yet). I remember when I was looking forward to a bunch of their games and lately they’ve been all disappointing.

      I’ll reserve judgement till it’s released but so far the footage didn’t build any hype for me.

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        June 8, 2019 7:15 PM

        If this game bombs you just know EA is gonna be like, "See? Gamers don't buy singleplayer games anymore. That's why it failed."

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      June 8, 2019 9:20 PM

      game looks sweet, but a bunch of neckbeards will poopoo it

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        June 8, 2019 9:37 PM

        I ain't no neckbeard. Remove the star wars theme and you have a game that no one would give a fuck about.

        It's generic, tried and true garbage that would have existed over a decade ago.

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      June 8, 2019 9:29 PM

      That looks like a true "alpha footage" demo reel. There used to be a time where "Alpha footage meant, "hey this shit ain't polished"

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      June 9, 2019 12:43 AM

      1313 looked way more fun.

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