Author: Soeren Kamper

Star Wars Games Coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X

This year has seen the release of the latest incarnations of two of the biggest consoles on the market today. The Xbox and PlayStation rivalry are legendary, so it is no surprise that the two decided to go head-to-head with their latest gaming hardware. Fans have eagerly awaited the release of the favourite console and to prove how popular they are both are currently out of stock in many places. Add to that the new games that will be released in 2021 designed specifically for these new platforms, and you can understand why they are so popular in the gaming console world. One such game that will be appearing on both platforms in the very near future is the latest Star Wars game. Star Wars: Squadron  Prior to this release, the most recent Star Wars game for consoles was Jedi: Fallen Order. Star Wars Squadron Has been long-awaited by gaming…

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Star Wars Gifts for Board Games Lovers

Since Star Wars: Episode IV was released in 1977, the film franchise has been a common household name and fan favourite ever since. If you’re looking for a gift for a Star Wars fan then your options are wide and varied, with a plethora of games, clothes and other merchandise to choose from. If you want to gift them something quirky that they’ll be using for years to come, why not buy them a Star Wars board game? If you don’t know the faintest thing about board games or just can’t be bothered trawling through all the reviews on Amazon, you’ve come to the right place. Read on to find out the best 5 board games for Star Wars fanatics. Monopoly: Star Wars Monopoly has been one of the most popular board games in the world for much of its 85-year history. The game has been translated into nearly 50…

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What Does it Mean to Be a Gamer Today?

In recent years, technology has changed the way we see games and the people who play them. There was a time were a “gamer” would be looked at as a nerd who hangs out in the arcade all day, or even in the pejorative sense of someone lacking good social skills who hangs out in his parent’s basement all day on the computer.  Video games were initially looked at as child’s play, but those kids grew up and they still enjoyed the games they had grown up on. Now, there are no age, sex, race, religion or gender restrictions on video games. They are well and truly loved by people from all ages and all backgrounds, available in different languages and on different platforms.  Because games have changed so much over the years, the way we define who a “gamer” is has also changed over the years. The past three…

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The 10 best Star Wars games of all time

Star Wars is a classic of all-time. With the good guys of the Jedis facing the bad guys of the Sith, we are treated to an epic battle between light and dark. There are heroes and villains in so many shapes and forms, it is not surprising that it has become the favourite stopping-off point for the games’ developer too. Whether it is small online games, themes for slots or a mega-blockbuster console release, the Star Wars branding guarantees a hit – not least because of all the devoted fans who consume anything to do with the film. It is a controversial undertaking deciding on the best ten of anything to do with the Star Wars universe. Yet, we have decided to spark up our light sabres and find the force to suggest these are the best Star Wars titles you can play. 10 Star Wars Battlefront 2 This is…

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SWTOR: Login Rewards and Emote Window – Coming soon in Game Update 6.2.

The game developers over at BioWare Austin is intrdoucing two new exciting features with Game Update 6.2: The first one is a brand new Login Rewards system, and the other is a player favorite, the Emote Window, which was startet apon in Game Update 6.2. Let’s dive in and give you an idea of what to expect from these features in Game Update 6.2: Echoes of Vengeance, launching December 9th. Login Rewards Our Login Rewards system is a new feature that rewards all players, regardless of their status! The only thing you need to do is log into our game, open the Login Rewards window, and claim your reward. Rewards could include Companion Gifts, Crafting Materials, Dyes, Tech Fragments, and more valuable items! If you’re wondering what will happen if you don’t log into the game for one–or several–days… Don’t worry! The Login Rewards system was designed to track accumulated…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes: Developer Insights: Moff Gideon

Moff Gideon has arrived to impose his will on the Holotables! The formidable Moff, once an officer in the Imperial Security Bureau and now wielder of the legendary Mandalorian Darksaber, uses his unique talents to lead Imperial Troopers into battle. Always tactical and looking for every advantage, Moff Gideon controls the battlefield by utilizing AoE attacks, Turn Meter manipulation, and applying both Daze and a new debuff that leaves his foes Demoralized. With the Darksaber in hand, Moff Gideon turns his attention to chasing down the Child. Use his unrelenting focus and astute battlefield knowledge to lead your squad of Imperial Troopers onto the Holotables and bring glory to the Empire by unlocking Moff Gideon in an all-new Marquee event. Long live the Empire! The Basics: Moff Gideon is an Empire Leader with a very focused synergy with Imperial Troopers. Gideon gains Insight into the enemy team, unlocking an ability…

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SWTOR In-Game Events for December 2020

Here are the ingame events for Star Wars: The old republic for the month of December 2020 Pirate IncursionDate: December 1 – December 8, 2020 (BEGINS AND ENDS AT 10:00AM PST/6:00PM GMT)Requirement: Level 20+ The remote planet Dantooine has been thrust into the center of escalating hostilities between the Galactic Republic and the Sith Empire. Spurred on in secret by covert Imperial forces, the Nova Blade pirates have staged an all-out attack on the pastoral Republic world. As the Republic scrambles to defend this key territory at the edge of Imperial space, the Empire plans to capitalize on the chaos and deal a major blow to the longtime Republic bastion. FEATURED REWARDS: Nova Blade and Dantooine Homesteader Armor Sets Ugnaught Companion Walker Mount Kath Hound Mount Kath Hound Mini-pet Dantooine-inspired Stronghold Decorations …and more! Rakghoul Resurgence on TatooineDate: December 15 – December 22, 2020 (BEGINS AND ENDS AT 4:00AM PST/12:00PM GMT)Requirement: Levels 25+ The Hyland Organization…

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Learn More About Team Activities in Cybersport

For the longest time, Cyber sport has been known for its game modes. Most of these games are single player or multiplayer. In the early days of Cybersport, only the games were being created. As time went by, the company has developed and released many other modes of play and competition. Nowadays, in today’s world, people have no time to just play alone. They are more interested in what they can do together with their friends and family. They want to interact and compete. For this reason, many companies have created eSports squads. These teams are composed of several players from different nations. Some of these squads will compete against each other, while others will work together to complete different tasks. The crews compete with each other in many ways and can also work together for a variety of goals. Each squad members are given a certain amount of skill…

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Introduction to Overwatch Boosting

At times playing overwatch games and not winning them may be exhausting and frustrating. This challenge is where overwatch boosting comes in to save your game. Overwatch boost is a way of helping clients acquire high ranks and improve their gaming skills while winning in the process. This process happens with the aid of a professional player who can win high rates and boostyour playing skills capacity.The process is easy, quick, affordable, and very secure as, at some point, your booster may need your personal information to access your account. Both ways work magic as the boost guarantees you either a win or a high ranking on your account. Overwatch Packages There are different secure, fast, and reliable ways to use overwatch boosting. Some of these outstanding packages include: Skill Rating Skill rating-boosting is one of the most appealing and straightforward ways to raise your rating and performance. In most…

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A Remarkable Review on Everything Game-Boosting

The gaming segment is a dynamic one! I say that considering the many impressive changes and advancements, we continue witnessing around the globe. Today, it has become even easier and even more fun participating in the various games available. The elo boost and other forms of boosting have grown considerably in terms of popularity. But before we delve deeper into the topic, let’s try to define elo boost. What is elo boost? Match Making Rating happens to be the other term used for elo boost. For the elo boost to be possible, an exceptionally skilled player should be given permissions into your account. As expected, the player will log into the account, and the purpose is to push your account a notch higher. Those of us that are bad players going through one gaming frustration to the next need the elo boost the most! I have come across many friends…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes: The Road Ahead – November 2020

Here is the latest “Road Ahead” write up, from the developers of Star Wars: Galaxy of heroes, over at Capital games. November has a few big items to go over, so let’s dive in. 5th Anniversary2020 has flown by (or crawled in some instances) and we find ourselves once again in November, which is a special month in Star Wars™: Galaxy of Heroes. As many of you know, it is our anniversary of launching the game. This year is particularly momentous, as we celebrate our fifth year of being live. We are truly thankful to all of the players that continue to play on the holotables with us as none of this would be possible without you. As is tradition, on 11/25, we will be sending players some “goodies” for continuing to make this game great. Capital Games cannot thank you all enough and we look forward to supporting Galaxy…

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SWTOR – Meet PeterTheSelkath

SWTOR community highlight series is back! This series of articles shines a light on members of SWTOR’s Content Creator program – the players who create walkthroughs, videos, guides and provide entertainment for fans of Star Wars: The Old Republic. This tie the crew over at BioWare Austine sat down with YouTuber and Twitch streamer PeterTheSelkath to talk about the many years he’s been creating SWTOR related content and how he’s gone from creating guide videos to livestreaming Operation runs with members of his community. Check it out below: What got you into playing SWTOR? Like many nowadays, Star Wars is something I was introduced to at an early age. When my dad was in the army, his favourite movie was Star Wars: Episode V. My dad introduced me to Star Wars when I was around 5 years old, and after that, I was hooked! I played almost every single Star Wars game and watched every single movie. Both…

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Kuiil and IG-11 joines Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes

They guys over at Capital Games are incredibly excited for the next season of The Mandalorian that started last week, and even more excited to bring you the next set of characters from the show! The first two characters from this side of the galaxy are Kuiil and IG-11, and IG-11 has a very special package he’s caring for. Season 1 Characters: One of the Galaxy’s most mechanically-inclined and surly Ugnaughts is making his way to the holotables! After years of Imperial servitude, Kuiil had hoped to find solace on Arvala-7 but fate came calling with other plans. Soon Kuiil found himself rescuing a Mandalorian, reprogramming a menacing IG unit, and protecting an adorable, tiny green creature. Kuiil’s Special Ability, “I Have Spoken,” introduces the new “Mechanic’s Savvy” buff, which is tailored to work especially well with Scoundrels and Droids. Scoundrels will benefit from increased Critical damage perks, while Droids…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insight: Kuiil

Here is the latest Developer insights from the guys over at Capital Games on Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes. Today we have 2 very exciting characters from Season 1 of The Mandalorian, Kuiil and IG-11! This industrious ugnaught is just looking for some peace and quiet after a hard life working under the Imperials. Read on to hear from the designer how this kit excels at supporting his Droid and Scoundrel allies. The Basics: Kuiil fills the role of Support for Scoundrels and Droids squads. Parts of his kit can work with all Droids but he’s particularly effective with Light Side Droids. His Special 2, I Have Spoken, is a powerful healing ability that can buff Scoundrel and Light Side Droid allies with Mechanic’s Savvy. Kuiil has strong synergy with IG-11 and provides some nice buffs but he can still do well on his own. His Special 1, Voltaic Shot can…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insight: IG-11

Here is the latest Developer insights from the guys over at Capital Games on Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes. Our favorite rambunctious Droid from the Mandalorian is coming to Galaxy of Heroes! This fast firing former Bounty Hunter has been reprogrammed to nurse and protect his allies by cleansing debuffs and redirecting them as Damage Over Time effects to his enemies. Read on to find out how our designer captured the unusual fighting style and flexibility of this character. The Basics: IG-11 can fill many roles in a squad but he’s primarily a healer for Scoundrels and Droids. He has the Healer tag but don’t let that fool you into thinking he can’t be used as a Tank or Support. His Special 1, FUNCTION: PROTECT, allows him to pair well with squads that can apply Shock. Of course IG-11 has some special synergy with his savior Kuiil. This provides IG-11…

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SWTOR: Behind the Scenes of the Feast of Prosperity

Two weeks ago, BioWare launched a new seasonal event called the Feast of Prosperity. Here is an interview with World Designer in Star Wars the old Republic, Allison Berryman to do a behind the scenes look of this new even. Events are a cornerstone of repeatable content for Star Wars: The Old Republic. Recurring events, like Rakghoul Resurgence and the All Worlds Ultimate Swoop Rally, happen every few months, while Seasonal events only happen once a year. Let’s do a quick introduction! Long-time forum readers may recognize your name, but what do you currently do on the SWTOR team? Yes, hi! You may recognize me from long, long ago around launch, when I was a Senior Community Coordinator, or from the forums (where I think my name may still be on some of the stickies…). A couple of cross-country moves and a career change later, and now I’m a World Designer!…

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SWTOR In-Game Events for November 2020

Here are the ingame events for Star Wars: The old republic for the month of November 2020 Feast of ProsperityDate: October 20th – November 10th, 2020 (BEGINS AND ENDS AT 10:00AM PST/6:00PM GMT)Requirement: Level 20+ Over the years, the Hutt Cartel’s reputation has taken a hit. The once powerful organization no longer instills respect and fear. To restore the Cartel’s influence, two up-and-coming Hutts, Gaboorga the Abundant and Duuba the Magnanimous, are throwing the most lavish “charitable banquet” in history for the galaxy’s underprivileged. And if the Cartel happens to advance their business interests during the Feast, everyone wins! If Gaboorga and Duuba can cooperate, they could rocket the Cartel back into the upper echelons of the galactic underworld. But the Hutts’ conflicting priorities means they’re constantly undermining each other. Each week a new Story Mission will unlock to progress this storyline, leading to the climatic choice during the third and final week: Gaboorga…

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21st Century Gaming Culture Is Shaping the Future of Slots

It’s no secret that the 21st century is the age of technology. Over recent years mobile phones have almost taken over; we wouldn’t be surprised to see them make a fry-up in the near future! From trying different online slots to live streaming shows, the possibilities for mobile entertainment are endless. All you need is a modern mobile to hand, and who doesn’t take theirs everywhere these days? Gaming Culture History Gaming software over the past few decades is exceeding our wildest expectations. Combined with the advancements in mobile technology, you now have a console right there in your hand. Gaming culture hit its first peak in the late 80s with arcade games like PacMan. Shortly after came the wave of consoles like the Sega Mega Drive, which revolutionised the way we like to play games. Some years later, as tech continued its relentless expansion, mobile apps became all the…

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