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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insights: Hunter

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight. This time they are talking with the designers of Hunter – the leader of the bad batch.   Check i out. UNIT NAME: HunterALIGNMENT: Light SideCATEGORIES: Attacker, Leader, Bad Batch, Clone Trooper, Galactic RepublicTactical leader of the Bad Batch who subtly destroys his enemies. ABILITIES: Basic: COMBAT PROWESS FINAL TEXT: Deal Physical damage to target enemy and inflict Expose for 2 turns. If target enemy was debuffed, attack again. Special 1: SHROUDED APPROACH (Cooldown 3) FINAL TEXT: Clone Trooper allies gain Evasion Up and Stealth for 2 turns. Then, deal Physical damage to all enemies. If Hunter was already Stealthed, all Bad Batch allies gain Critical Chance Up and Offense Up for 2 turns. Special 2: FINISH WHAT WE STARTED (Cooldown 3) FINAL TEXT: Inflict Expose on target enemy for 2 turns, which can’t be evaded. Swap Turn Meter with target other Clone Trooper ally….

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All You Need to Know About the Upcoming Star Wars: Hunters Game

Star Wars is one of the biggest film franchises on the planet and has sparked many different video games related to the movies. Star Wars: Hunters is the latest to join the ranks, and avid gamers are excitedly waiting for the release date. There are definitely plenty of rumours swirling around concerning the content and what we can expect. A short trailer has been released that gives a little bit of information but not much. So apart from price, what else can we expect when this new game hits the shelves?  In a Galaxy Far Far Away There isn’t much information about the details relating to this new Star Wars game; there are a few bits and pieces being drip-fed from the official Star Wars website but what we do know is that this is an exclusive game for the Nintendo Switch. No one is quite sure why Lucasfilm has…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insight: Bo-Katan Kryze

Here is the latest Developer insights from the guys over at Capital Games on Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes. Bo-Katan Kryze, the fierce Nite Owl agent, Death Watch lieutenant, and once-upon-a-time Darksaber wielder, marks her arrival to the holotables by calling on Mandalorians to unite in battle! A firm believer in the martial history of Mandalore, Bo-Katan is usually well-positioned to recruit allies to further her objectives and dispense of her enemies. Bo-Katan stands ready to provide leadership and synergy for the Mandalorian faction by calling them to assist, providing valuable Protection bonuses, dispelling debuffs and granting Critical Damage increases. She also has the ability to inflict Daze and Vulnerable on enemies, increasing the effectiveness of any band of Mandalorians she is leading. Add Bo-Katan to your roster of heroes by completing her all-new Marquee event and help her claim her rightful place in Mandalorian history. Additionally, Canderous Ordo’s Unique ability and…

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50 Star Wars Video Games Ranked from Worst to Best

Star Wars is one of the biggest franchises on the planet, including a colossal gaming sector. If you enjoy playing games, you will want the best online gaming experience, and with the vast amount of Star Wars video games out there, it can be hard to know which to play. So here are 50 Star Wars video games ranked from worst to best by your peers so you can decide which of the ones to play.  50. Masters of Teräs Käsi (PlayStation) A dreadful game that took inspiration from Mortal Kombat and failed. 49. Kinect Star Wars (Xbox 360) A cringe-worthy dance game that does not work. 48. Star Wars: Yoda Stories (Game Boy Colour) A strange level up game, poor animation and graphics.  47. Star Wars: Flight of the Falcon (GBA) Grim graphics, dragging gameplay, totally appalling.  46. Star Wars: Obi-Wan (Xbox) Bland and hard to follow, this game…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes: Developer Insights: Dark Trooper

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight. This time they are talking with the designers of The Dark Trooper and how they went about creating this iconic characters from the Star Wars universe.  Check i out. UNIT NAME: Dark TrooperALIGNMENT: Dark SideCATEGORIES: Attacker, Droid, Empire, Imperial Remnant, Imperial TrooperAn Imperial Remnant attacker whose abilities are modified by the amount in Dark Trooper Squad ABILITIES: Basic: PNEUMATIC PUNCH FINAL TEXT: Deal Physical damage to target enemy once for each stack of Dark Trooper Squad. This ability can’t critically hit unless this unit has Advantage. Special 1: BOMBARDING REINFORCEMENTS (Cooldown 3) FINAL TEXT: (ZETA) Deal Physical damage to all enemies. If Dark Trooper has 3 or more stacks of Dark Trooper Squad, Imperial Remnant allies gain Advantage for 2 turns, otherwise Dark Trooper gains 1 stack of Dark Trooper Squad. Special 2: PERFECT SOLDIERS (Cooldown 5) FINAL TEXT: Imperial Trooper allies gain 10% Turn…

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Lucasfilm Games Begins a New Era

As many of you already know, Lucasfilm has a history in gaming that goes back for decades. Now, there will be a dedicated department just for Star Wars games, titled Lucasfilm Games. More info is available from StarWars.com. StarWars.com is thrilled to reveal that Lucasfilm Games is now the official identity for all gaming titles from Lucasfilm, a name that encompasses the company’s rich catalog of video games and its eye toward the future. To mark this new era, Lucasfilm Games has launched social channels on Twitter (@LucasfilmGames) and Facebook (@LucasfilmGames), which will deliver breaking news and more directly to fans. You can watch a special sizzle reel celebrating the history of games from Lucasfilm below; the Lucasfilm Games logo, featured above, will appear in all future Lucasfilm Games titles. We will bring you more info on this development and any upcoming Star Wars games as we learn ourselves.

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Top 10 Star Wars Games of the Decade

As one of the most popular franchises in the world, Star Wars managed to make its way into numerous entertainment industries. From a wide variety of books, some breathtakingly well-executed movies, cartoons and TV shows, the Star Wars franchise even has a rich selection of video games.   Star Wars video games have been on the market for quite some time now, with new titles hitting the market almost yearly. So, it’s safe to say that if you’re a Star Wars fan, there’s no better time to be alive than the present. With that being said, here are top ten Star Wars games you can currently check out and enjoy your favorite franchise some more. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens If you’re not only a Star Wars fan but you also love LEGOs, then this title should definitely be on your list. The main story follows the events from the…

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The Best and Worst Star Wars Combat Games

A lot of people are talking about Star Wars: Squadrons right now, which brings up another interesting topic: Star Wars combat games throughout history. Zack Zwiezen from Kotaku decided to just that. He has a ranking here of the best to worst Star Wars combat games. As soon as I saw the headline, I knew I needed to check it out and see if I agreed with his ranking. I have played every single one of these games – some of them many times over – so I was interested to see how he ranked them. Keep in mind that this is not a ranking of all Star Wars games, but specifically Star Wars games that feature space combat, Star Destroyers, and other themed combat elements. So, ready to see his ranking? From worst to best, here’s how he lined them up: Star Wars: Rebel Assault (1993) | PC, Sega…

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Betting on Rancor Fights in SWTOR

We’ve talked about betting and gambling in Star Wars before. It was present in the movies and in one way or another, it’s mentioned or referenced in most of the lore. What if you could bet on rancor fights in SWTOR like we see in the Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II trailer? Honestly, it makes sense to think in terms of the Star Wars Universe. As you may recall, Jabba the Hutt kept a rancor in a dark chamber below his throne room. When Skywalker killed it, Jabba was outraged and ordered the Jedi and his friends to be publicly executed. Think of it like a high roller losing his favorite race horse. No one would be happy about that. Rancors or the bull rancor have often been part of many Star Wars games, too, often written into mini bosses or even main bosses. The look sometimes changes but…

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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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The Mandalorian Pulls Latest Baddies from Star Wars Video Games

Disney has captured the attention and the hearts of people globally with The Mandalorian. If you’re one of the millions who have been following the show, you may have also noticed that they turned to Star Wars video games for their latest set of bad guys. WARNING: Spoilers Ahead If you are not current on the show, you may want to go do that before you read any further. I really don’t want to ruin anything for you. If you’re up to date, then let’s continue. In Chapter 14, the Evil Empire chief Moff Gideon sends Dark Troopers to planet Tython to kidnap “Baby Yoda”. These Dark Troopers are menacing dark droids with red eyes and they succeed in nabbing The Child. But some of you may find these droids to be familiar. See what they look like here: These Dark Troopers actually originated from the game Star Wars: Dark…

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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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Star Wars – Dark Forces (Unreal Engine 4 Alpha Teaser)

Here’s a really cool project from Shadow Art Games that brings us a remake of Star Wars – Dark Forces using Unreal Engine 4. This teaser is just about a minute and a half long, but if it’s any indication of what the full product will be, you can sign me up. It looks amazing! Check out the trailer here: From the creators: “Check out our latest progress on our Star Wars – Dark Forces Unreal Engine remake. Still progress to be made such as making more props and filling out the base, next video will feature the outside perimeter, make sure to watch in 4K (when it processes) Feedback welcome! More to come….” We have to hope that Disney won’t jump on it with a cease and desist, because this really has potential and I’d love to see

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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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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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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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