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Saturday, Apr 15, 2017

Star Wars Battlefront II Trailer

The promised Star Wars Battlefront II full length reveal trailer is now available, teaching us that full length is 2:18 (if you're measuring). The clip shows off the various movies the upcoming action game highlights, and offers a release date, saying it will come to Windows, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 on November 17, 2017. Here's more:
Watch the full length reveal trailer for Star Wars™ Battlefront™ II from Star Wars Celebration.

Live the untold Star Wars story of Iden, an elite Stormtrooper, in an original single-player story. Battle on land and in space in an expanded multiplayer experience with iconic heroes and villains, thrilling space battles, and a deep progression and customization system.
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Star Citizen Free Fly & Roadmap

Roberts Space Industries announces the Spring 2947 Free Fly is now underway for Star Citizen, the controversial space shooter in the works at Cloud Imperium Games. This gives everyone the chance to fly one of the game's ships all weekend. Also, a new Monthly Studio Report on the Roberts Space Industries website is the latest extremely wordy update on the game, getting detailed reports from various development subdivisions on their progress. And they also offer a Production Schedule Report that lays out plans to get the game up to the alpha 3.0 stage, so we're still a ways off from the beta stage. They also offer a video called Building a Schedule for a Universe, something they haven't excelled at with this project that was originally slated to come out in 2014. GameSpot has a story about this with a quote on the topic from Chris Roberts that we can't find ourselves: "No one has ever attempted to build a game as ambitious as Star Citizen and I doubt any publisher would have the patience or stamina that it requires to build something that breaks molds the way Star Citizen does." Finally, they are running a Spring Star Ship Sale, selling ships for the work-in-progress game, cheekily noting the ships are "in stock," a reassurance that they haven't yet run out of bits or pixels.

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Out of the Blue

Congrats to InBlack and edaciousx for winning the Quake Champions beta keys. And again, a big thank you to Mordecai Walfish for passing them along to give away.

Links: Thanks Ant and Acleacius.
Play: Reform.
Story: Watchmen Is Getting an R-Rated Animated Adaptation. Thanks Kxmode.
Science: Is there life on Saturn's moon?
Image Confirms Invisible Dark Matter Connects Galaxies In The Universe.
Media: StarCrafts Season 5 Ep 17 InCharge.
The Official Star Wars Tribute To Carrie Fisher.
VINE FAIL COMPILATION (NSFW).
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