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Game review: Star Wars Jedi: Survivor PC/Xbox Series X|S
Mon, 22nd May 2023
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The sequel to the critically acclaimed Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is finally here, I played it and here are my thoughts.
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Game review: Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga (Xbox Series X)
Wed, 13th Apr 2022
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The Lego Star Wars games have always been popular with both kids and adults as they are a cute way to relive the famous movies.
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Game review: Star Wars Squadrons (PS4/PSVR/PC/VR)
Wed, 14th Oct 2020
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EA Games' new release, Star Wars Squadrons, allows players to experience epic space battles in the seats of Rebel and Imperial starships.
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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order adds cosmetics, combat and more in update
Wed, 6th May 2020
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New Journey +, new cosmetics and arcade-style wave-based combat has been added to the hit game to the delight of Star Wars fans.
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Game review: Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (PC/Xbox One)
Fri, 22nd Nov 2019
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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is the Star Wars game that we have been waiting for since EA took over the licence six years ago.
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The force is strong with the Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order Xbox One 2TB Game Drive
Thu, 14th Nov 2019
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Seagate unveils a 2TB Xbox drive themed for EA's new 'Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order' game.
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Star Wars: Jedi Challenges expands to the dark side
Fri, 16th Nov 2018
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lenovo
New Jedi Challenges pack adds Rey & Yoda AR battles—kit essential.
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What's next for Oculus - a look at the latest announcements
Tue, 2nd Oct 2018
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It’s shaping up to be a big year for Oculus and VR fans, especially those who who fancy a bit of Star Wars and some new gear to go with it.
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Video: SIGGRAPH 2018 - The art and innovation
Thu, 16th Aug 2018
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nvidia
A five-minute video highlighting some of the most interesting moments in art and innovation at SIGGRAPH 2018 in Vancouver.
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Hands-on review: Star Wars Jedi Challenges
Wed, 20th Jun 2018
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Overall I had a blast with this game, and so far this is the closest you’ll ever come to being a Jedi in real life.
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Three classic Star Wars games to play right now
Fri, 4th May 2018
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Star Wars Day sparks nostalgia with top classic video games revisited by fans!.
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Is Star Wars Battlefront II the Star Wars game you’ve been looking for?
Mon, 18th Dec 2017
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EA Games’ DICE Studios, with the help of Criterion Software and Motive Studios have another crack at the Battlefront franchise.
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Star Wars related gifts you can buy for Christmas this year
Tue, 12th Dec 2017
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With The Last Jedi soon to be out this week, you may want to look forward to buying some gifts for the big Star Wars fan in your family.
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The IoT devices we all want for Xmas
Fri, 8th Dec 2017
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Tech gifts surge in NZ Christmas trends, says IoT chief Naicker.
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Three ridiculous pieces of tech for the ultimate Mancave
Wed, 29th Nov 2017
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Revamp your den with these over-the-top tech gems for the dream Mancave!.
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Star Wars holograms are finally here
Mon, 27th Nov 2017
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The HoloPlayer One is a device that projects 3D holograms that look like they are straight out of Star Wars...
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Some new Star Wars drones flying to NZ retail stores today
Fri, 17th Nov 2017
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Some limited edition Star Wars drones will be released at several New Zealand retail stores today with more to be released next week.
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Hands-on review: Sphero BB9E Droid
Mon, 16th Oct 2017
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Reviewing the Sphero BB9E Droid: an impressive, playful gadget set to delight Star Wars buffs and vex their partners!.
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Let Darth Vader take care of the vacuuming for you
Wed, 11th Oct 2017
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Samsung Electronics introduced a new Star Wars limited edition of the widely acclaimed Powerbot robot vacuum cleaner...
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Red alert! The new Star Wars trailer has finally arrived
Tue, 10th Oct 2017
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Fans rejoice as The Last Jedi trailer makes its epic landing, teasing cosmic battles and dark voyages.
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Hands-on preview: Star Wars Battlefront 2 multiplayer beta
Mon, 9th Oct 2017
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EA is currently hosting an online multiplayer beta for Star Wars Battlefront 2. This sequel promises to offer a lot more content than the first game.
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Three highly anticipated games still coming out this year
Thu, 28th Sep 2017
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Gaming's dry spell ends as 2017 anticipates epic titles: Shadow of War, Assassin's Creed Origins, Battlefront II.
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Garmin and Disney team up to create activity trackers for kids
Thu, 28th Sep 2017
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Garmin Australia has partnered with Disney to release the vívofit jr. 2 activity tracker, featuring Star Wars and Marvel themes.
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New Star Wars Battlefront 2 trailer showcases every game mode and map
Wed, 27th Sep 2017
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EA has now released a new trailer for Star Wars Battlefront 2 showcasing every game mode and map that the highly anticipated sequel has.