Tag: Star Wars: Jedi — Fallen Order

Video Game RPGs Should Start Borrowing From Tabletop’s Creative Renaissance

For as long as both existed, tabletop RPGs and computer RPGs have been in a cycle of borrowing from each other. From early games like Wizardy, to the more recent Pillars of Eternity, computer RPGs have followed a design ethos that closely followed the systems of Dungeons and Dragons. This ethos is simple: the more […]

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EA CEO: Big changes and lineup additions in store over next couple of years

Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson said that the massive game publisher is planning to expand its lineup of titles in the next couple of years in an analyst call today. Wilson said on the call that EA had decided to postpone its NBA Live game for the fiscal year that ends March 31, 2020. Instead, […]

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Jedi: Fallen Order — The satisfaction of creating new Star Wars canon

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is an impressive action game with an impressive focus on exploration, but it’s also a new Star Wars story. It has some familiar faces (like Saw Gerrera from Rogue One, Clone Wars, and Rebels) and places (like the Wookiee home world of Kashyyyk, which we’ve seen in Revenge of the […]

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GamesBeat Decides 128: Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order rules

It’s time to get excited for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order because it turns out that it is good. On this week’s episode of GamesBeat Decides, co-host and reviews editor Mike Minotti talks about playing the first few hours of Respawn’s adventure. And he thinks this could end up as one of the best Star […]

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Jedi: Fallen Order hands-on — This is the Star Wars adventure that you’re looking for

We’ve had a lot of Star Wars action games that focus on the power fantasy of being a Jedi, such as Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast and The Force Unleashed. I mean, it’s not like I expect someone to make a game about a Corellian baker or something. But at first glance, Respawn’s Star Wars […]

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Star Wars: Triple Force Friday features D-O droid and other tech toys

On October 4, Disney is launching Triple Force Friday, a retail event for products for its triple entertainment offering this fall: the Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker film; the Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order video game; and the Star Wars: The Mandalorian Disney+ live action television show. Among the toys on display at […]

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order hands-on — Better Call Saw! Or maybe not

The most important revelation from the Electronic Entertainment Expo gameplay reveal of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order wasn’t the cool lightsaber attacks or your adorable BD-1 droid companion. It’s the apperance of Saw Gerrera. Seeing the radical resistance fighter was a nice surprise for hardcore Star Wars fans. But it makes sense considering the game’s premise. […]

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The DeanBeat: My favorite games of E3 2019

They should make a video game about my Journey through the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). For the 23rd time, I bounced around like a lemming, or a pinball, between the cavernous South Hall and West Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center. More than 200 game companies showed off wares, and I rolled over […]

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order interview — How Respawn designed the game for thoughtful combat

Jedi Knights aren’t known for simple brute force. And that’s one reason why the combat in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order — which Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment showed off yesterday in Hollywood — is slower paced and more thoughtful than your average shooter. The action-adventure game debuts on November 15 on PlayStation 4, Xbox […]

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Everything from EA Play at E3 2019

EA gave us a look at six games (with a short interview on a seventh) today at EA Play, its fan event ahead of the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2019 next week in Los Angeles. We saw the first gameplay from Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order, and we got some good updates on the futures of […]

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Watch the First ‘Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order’ Gameplay

Electronic Arts showed off 15 minutes of gameplay from Respawn Entertainment’s upcoming game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order at its pre-E3 event EA Play on Saturday. The footage started off three hours into the game and took place on the Wookie planet Kashyyyk. Cal Kestis—played by Cameron Monaghan of Shameless and Gotham—is an up-and-coming Jedi […]

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Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order shows Force-heavy gameplay as you rescue Wookiees with Saw Gerrera

Electronic Arts showed the first gameplay footage of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order during its annual EA Play fan event in LA, which takes place at the same time as the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo (the gaming industry’s biggest trade show). Coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on November 15, Star Wars Jedi: […]

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