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The Star Control: Origins Super-Melee beta will let you build your own fleets

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube It’s been more than 20 years since the last Star Control release, and just over a year days since Stardock officially announced the Star Control: Origins follow-up. Now it’s inching closer to reality with proper pre-orders and some details on the beta due to drop next month. For more intergalactic adventures, check out the best space games on PC. You’ve been able to buy in on the new Star Control …

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Restaurant opens inside Peoria Heights gaming lounge – News – Journal Star

Thomas Bruch Journal Star entertainment reporter @thomasbruch PEORIA HEIGHTS — The kitchen in the defunct Kaydee Kats restaurant sat unused for almost nine months as the former Peoria Heights eatery morphed into a video gaming lounge this year. But a mother and daughter duo decided to revive the kitchen last month and have started offering homemade food inside KDs Lucky 7 Lounge, located at 4109 N. Prospect Road. They’re calling it Jill & Tina’s …

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Geek Deals: Pre-Order PS4 Pro Star Wars Battlefront II Bundle

Excited to play Battlefront II? Ready to make the jump to the PS4 Pro? Well, you’ll definitely want to jump on this pre-order bundle on Amazon, and get it as soon as it’s released. • Pre-Order PS4 Pro Star Wars Battlefront II Bundle for $449.99 The PS4 Pro features a 1TB hard drive, a significant jump in memory bandwidth, a faster CPU, and a superior graphics card. It’s an improvement on the original PS4 is …

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EA is closing Visceral Games, changes direction of studio’s Star Wars game

Update: An internal email obtained by Kotaku indicates that Amy Hennig is off the project.  “A development team from across Worldwide Studios will take over development of Ragtag, led by the EA Vancouver team that has already been working on the project,” the email says. “Steve Anthony will lead this team, and we will use much of the work that has been done to date by Visceral—the assets of Ragtag that have already been built …

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EA have shut down Visceral Games, and will reboot their Star Wars title

EA have shut down Visceral Games. The studio had most recently been responsible for Battlefield Hardline, and was perhaps best known for creating Dead Space. Visceral Games had been working on an untitled Star Wars game with Amy Hennig, formerly the creative director of the Uncharted franchise. According to EA’s official statement, this game is moving to the hands of a team from “across EA Worldwide Studios,” led by a core group from EA Vancouver. …

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Star Wars Battlefront 2’s beta is two different games that never meet

Star Wars Battlefront II’s open beta let us sample a selection of the forthcoming shooter’s multiplayer modes. Its main attraction is the largest game type, Galactic Assault, on Star Wars: Episode I’s Naboo. In it, you either defend the palace as a clone trooper or ‘roger, roger’ your way to the throne room as a separatist droid.  Related: the best space games on PC. ‘Galactic Assault’ is a name that suggests a grand battle, evoking …

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 Beta Extended For PS4, Xbox One, And PC; Here’s When It Ends

If you haven’t yet gotten around to trying out the Star Wars Battlefront II beta, or you simply haven’t had your fill, you’re in luck. Electronic Arts has extended the beta an extra two days, providing players with more time to see what the sequel has to offer. The beta had been scheduled to end earlier today, but it will now instead run until Wednesday, October 11. EA didn’t say why it made the change …

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 Beta Extended On PS4, Xbox One, And PC; Here’s When It Ends

If you haven’t yet gotten around to trying out the Star Wars Battlefront II beta, or you simply haven’t had your fill, you’re in luck. Electronic Arts has extended the beta an extra two days, providing players with more time to see what the sequel has to offer. The beta had been scheduled to end earlier today, but it will now instead run until Wednesday, October 11. EA didn’t say why it made the change …

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta end date: How long until PS4 and Xbox One goes offline | Gaming | Entertainment

The Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta has given fans a generous helping of playtesting experience, before the big launch. Fans don’t actually have to wait that long until the full game is released, but might still want to take advantage nonetheless. That’s because the Stars Wars Battlefront 2 beta end date has been set by EA. The beta ends at 5pm BST on Monday, October 9, having given fans an entire weekend to try the …

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Star Control: Origins development update: Combat beta due for series’ 25th anniversary

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Development seems to be going well on Stardock’s classic franchise reboot Star Control: Origins, at least according to this forum post from Stardock CEO Brad Wardell. Not quite as perfectly as hoped, though. The bad news is that due to no plan ever surviving contact with reality, the game isn’t going to be ready in time for the 25th anniversary of the original Star Control’s release. Fortunately, they’ve got something …

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This week in games: Nioh comes to PC, Star Wars Battlefront 2 open beta, Ubisoft’s fart contest

It’s October. Time for horror games, apple cider, pumpkin carving, and—lest you forget—a new Assassin’s Creed of course. There’s a trailer for that below, although it’s just one small part of a busy week that featured multiplayer news for both Star Wars Battlefront II – 2017 Edition and 2005 Edition, plus a surprise reveal that “PS4 Exclusive” Nioh is coming to PC, a first look at playable Psychonauts 2, and Ubisoft’s weird fart contest. No, really. …

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Star Fox 2 Is A Time Capsule Worth Opening At Least Once

One, sixty-four, zero, two. That’s the order of release for Nintendo’s Star Fox series, and it’s the order that I’ve now played them. Star Fox Adventures and Command turned up in the middle, if we’re also counting releases with subtitles instead of numbers. The most recently released game on that list, Star Fox 2, was finished more than 20 years ago. Despite leaks of an unfinished version, it has never been sold by Nintendo until …

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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Open Beta Begins For Everyone On PS4, Xbox One, And PC

EA has expanded Star Wars: Battlefront II’s ongoing beta to include all players on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Following a two-day early access period for those who pre-ordered the upcoming shooter, everyone can now give it a try for themselves. Four different modes are available to try out in the beta: Galactic Assault, Starfighter Assault, Strike, and Arcade. The latter is an offline, 1-2 player mode with split-screen support, while the others are …

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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Open Begins For Everyone On PS4, Xbox One, And PC

EA has expanded Star Wars: Battlefront II’s ongoing beta to include all players on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Following a two-day early access period for those who pre-ordered the upcoming shooter, everyone can now give it a try for themselves. Four different modes are available to try out in the beta: Galactic Assault, Starfighter Assault, Strike, and Arcade. The latter is an offline, 1-2 player mode with split-screen support, while the others are …

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 open beta COUNTDOWN – PS4, Xbox One release date, time, contents | Gaming | Entertainment

Star Wars Battlefront 2 fans are counting down to the start of the PS4, Xbox One and PC open beta. Just days after the launch of the pre-order beta, EA is opening up the trial to everybody. The Star Wars Battlefront 2 open beta has an October 6 release date, and a 9am UK start time. The beta ends at 5pm BST on Monday, October 9. This gives fans an entire weekend to try the …

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