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Throwback Thursday: Yoda Stories Was Star Wars But Chill

For nearly as long as there have been video games, there have been Star Wars video games. Some of these, like the Super Star Wars games on the SNES, the Jedi Knight series, and Knights of the Old Republic have been highly acclaimed and remain classics. Many, many other have been much less successful. One game…

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What’s in the New Star Wars Bar’s Five Thousand Dollar Drink?

Disney announced its drink list for the Hyperspace Lounge today — a bar on the new Disney Wish cruise ship. Under the “hyperfuel” section is a selection of non-alcoholic drinks, and then, in its own section (you might say, a galaxy far away), sits the Kaiburr Crystal Cocktail. Unlike every…

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Knights of the Old Republic II Coming to Switch with Restored Content as DLC

There are entirely too many Star Wars holidays. There’s May the 4th, which I’m not completely on board with but I will grudgingly accept, and that day has a lot of Star Wars news accompanying it. Then somehow these Star Wars people got a Star Wars Celebration convention going in Anaheim in late…

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LEGO Star Wars is a Reminder that Star Wars Can Be Fun and Silly Too

I wasn’t the famous Star Wars kid who could lay claim to one of the internet’s most viral videos, but if I had access to a video camera at that time, that could have easily been me. I waved lightsabers around. I filled notebooks with doodles of X-Wings fighting TIE Fighters.…

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Jedi Fallen Order Sequel Rumored to be Revealed Before E3

The 2019 release of Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order was heralded by many to be a new age for Star Wars titles, which had largely hewed multiplayer and, uh, bad for years prior. The action kinda-Souls-like from Titanfall developer Respawn featured original story about Jedi Padawan Cal Kestis regaining his force powers…

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Report: Goddamnit, It Looks Like Quantic Dream is Making a Star Wars Game

I have a lot of thoughts about Quantic Dream, the studio that released games like Indigo Prophecy, Heavy Rain, and Detroit. These thoughts about their games are separate from the various reports of employee harassment and an alleged trial transcript where David Cage seemingly went off the rails. The apparently awful studio…

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‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ — Initial Impressions

It took a long time for Star Wars: The Clone Wars to grow on me. When the slick-looking computer-driven animated series was first launched in 2008, its opening arc was released in theaters as a feature film, and over a decade later it remains the only Star Wars movie that…

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Star Wars: The Bad Batch

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Whatever Happened to Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings?

After hearing the announcement that Lucasfilm Games and Bethesda are working together on a new Indiana Jones game, I couldn’t help but think back to Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings. No, not Artificial Mind and Movement’s ports that most people would have played on other consoles, but the…

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Star Wars: Republic Commando Comes to PS4 and Switch This April

Aspyr, the developer behind a spat of recent Star Wars ports and the recently-announced Stubbs the Zombie port, has announced that they are bringing the 2005 Xbox/PC game Star Wars: Republic Commando to PlayStation 4 and Switch on Apr. 6. The tactical first-person shooter was a favorite of Star Wars gamers…

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KOTOR 3 Was the Biggest Missed Opportunity of the EA Star Wars Run

It’s easy to forget now, but when EA acquired the exclusive rights to make games under the Star Wars license in 2013, fans were optimistic — even kind of excited. Between DICE bringing its long experience with the Battlefield series to Star Wars Battlefront, and Visceral making what was assumed to…

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Star Wars: Squadrons Puts the Focus Back on the Damn Spaceships

People have wildly varying opinions about basically everything in the Star Wars universe: the movies, the books, the comics, the games especially, but we can all agree on the spaceships. No matter how good or bad the media that contains them may be, the actual spaceships in Star Wars are…

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Lightsaber Guide – How to Unlock the Red Lightsaber

A new content update for Respawn Entertainment’s Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order has arrived just in time for May the 4th. Introducing a bunch of features – including the highly requested New Game Plus – players can now also use a red-colored lightsaber. Unavailable when the game first launched, fans…

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Fanbyte Morning News May 4, 2020

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Battlefront 2 Rey Guide – How to Unlock the Resilient Skin

The final update for Star Wars: Battlefront 2 is live and it’s introducing one more big batch of new content for players to enjoy. Along with bringing back the Scarif map from the original Battlefront, DICE has also included  few ner hero skins. One of these is Rey’s Resilient skin…

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Battlefront 2 Darth Maul Guide – How to Unlock the Old Master Skin

Star Wars: Battlefront 2’s final update is here and it’s bringing one more batch of content for fans to enjoy. While many will be enjoying the new Scarif map and original trilogy Capital Supremacy playlist, others will be trying to unlock the new hero skins. One of the coolest (and…

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Report: EA Canceled Third Unannounced Star Wars Game

Ignoring for a moment that Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order came out last year and was generally regarded as pretty alright, EA has had a hell of a time producing the goods for its exclusive Star Wars licensing agreement with Disney. According to a report published today on Kotaku, EA…

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The Mandalorian Chapter 8 Review: Rocket Mando

If for some reason you’ve been jonesing to see Giancarlo Esposito (Gus Fring of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul fame) carefully enunciate the phrase “E-Web heavy repeating blaster” then buddy, your ship has come in. Lots of other, less famous people also say it in this episode, as a…

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6 Extremely Real & Serious Rise of Skywalker Spoilers DO NOT POST

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker marks a return to form for the multi-billion dollar film franchise. Creative genius JJ Abrams, best known as the cinematic equivalent of that horrible man that stalks your nightmares whose face you can never quite recall — whose acts of dreamlike violence slip from…

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From Star Trek to Superwholock: A Brief History of Fanfiction

Throughout my high school years, I had my big anime awakening via Full Metal Panic!, and around the same time, I discovered and developed my love for the Ace Attorney game series. What do these two things have in common? They happened to be the two series I read the…

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Pop Culture’s Most Kissable Robots

It is a truth self-evident that people want to kiss robots. There’s just something about their cold, metal lips that drives us wild. But which of pop culture’s many beloved robots, you might ask, are the most kissable? I  am here to answer that question. But first, we need to establish…

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