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  • Blog Post: Ranking The Top 30 Star Wars Games

    In honor of this year's Star Wars day, we are republishing our list of the 30 best games that take place in a galaxy far, far away. This feature was originally published in December 2015. Game Informer's office is usually as quiet as a library; the sounds of keyboards rapidly being clicked is... More
  • Blog Post: 10 Characters Who Should Be In Star Wars Battlefront Before Nien Nunb

    Following today's surprising announcement of Nien Nunb and Greedo joining Star Wars Battlefront's minuscule roster of playable heroes, we dove into the Star Wars archives to see if we could come up with a list of 10 characters who make more sense for Battlefront's fast-paced combat than the... More
  • Blog Post: Exploring Lego Worlds And Why Lego Indy 2 Was Underrated

    One of the appealing things about Lego is how you can build using the instructions or just following your own imagination. That’s what The Lego Movie was all about, after all. TT Games has forged a reputation for creating co-op experiences based on popular IP – including the focus of this... More
  • Blog Post: Cracking Lego’s Best Recurring Jokes

    Play enough of TT Games’ Lego titles, and you’re bound to notice a few things that keep popping up. No, we’re not talking about gameplay elements like piles of bricks that shatter into showers of Lego studs, hidden minikits, or the almighty stud magnet. Have you ever wondered why Lego... More
  • Blog Post: How Far Can TT Games Push The Lego Formula?

    We're continuing to roll out exclusive features throughout the month of February to coincide with our cover story on Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens . While developer TT Fusion is pushing the Lego games forward with a few new gameplay changes to Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens , there are still... More
  • Blog Post: The New, Changing Gameplay Of Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    With Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens gracing the March cover of Game Informer , we visited developer TT Fusion in England to learn more about the film's exciting adaptation. The developers are aware that the wider gaming world might see the Lego games as following a faithful formula since the first... More
  • Blog Post: Lego's Take On The Lego Star Wars Games

    This month we've been focusing on TT Games' interpretation of Lego toys. The company has done a great job translating the essence of the iconic building toys to the virtual space, delivering fun co-op gameplay and an abundance of charm. It's important to remember your roots, though, and when... More
  • Blog Post: How Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Levels Are Built

    There are many components of game design that players take for granted. When we fire a blaster, we expect that it will be accompanied by a satisfying pop. Thanks to sound designers, that’s usually what happens. Combat designers work to ensure that controls and player intentions sync up to create... More
  • Blog Post: Where Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens And Disney Infinity’s Playset Part Ways

    TT Fusion is putting its Lego spin on Star Wars: The Force Awakens with their upcoming game, but they aren’t the first studio to adapt the events of the film to games. Disney Infinity 3.0 had that honor, releasing a playset based on the movie to tie in with Episode VII’s launch. Despite sharing... More
  • Blog Post: Animating Rey, BB-8, And Kylo Ren For Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    For Game Informer's March cover story on Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens , we visited developer TT Fusion in Wilmslow, England to get a sneak peak at how the team is putting the game together. Previously working on animated films such as Corpse Bride , TT Fusion's head of animation Matt Palmer... More
  • Blog Post: How Lego's Adapting Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Most Devastating Scene

    One of the most consistent things about the Lego games from TT Games is the comedy. The developers in England have become masters of creating funny games, whether they're original stories or gag-filled film adaptations. While visiting TT Fusion for our March cover story on Lego Star Wars: The Force... More
  • Blog Post: Check Out Exclusive New Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Screens

    A few days ago we announced that TT Games' return to Star Wars was our next cover-story game. Today, we're showing off some new and exclusive screens from the game, highlighting new and familiar faces (and places). Take a look at the gallery for some shots from the upcoming game. You'll recognize... More
  • Blog Post: How Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Adds To The Movie's Lore

    One of the concerns I had about the latest entry in the Lego Star Wars series orbited around its seemingly small scale. Where previous entries compiled the events from several movies or seasons of a show, I assumed that Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens would be solely devoted to what you saw from that... More
  • Blog Post: Replay – Rogue Galaxy

    Classics from yesteryear are suddenly new again on PlayStation 4. Our Replay mailbag is overflowing with requests to revisit the PlayStation 2 games Sony is re-releasing on PlayStation 4. We already took a look at the excellent stealth game Mark of Kri , today we're revisiting Rogue Galaxy, an ambitious... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Star Wars Pinball: The Force Awakens

    Despite the massive success of Star Wars: The Force Awakens , there haven't been many video game experiences focused on the film. There is Disney Infinity 3.0's Force Awakens pack, and then this: two Force Awakens -themed pinball tables for Pinball FX 2 and Zen Pinball 2. Join Andrew Reiner,... More
  • Blog Post: The Star Wars: The Force Awakens Games We Want To Play

    Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to settle in for the long wait. With Episode VII now in theaters, we’re left to wonder what the world of Star Wars has in store for us in the next installment. In the meantime, we hope that Disney and Lucasfilm adjust their approach to the gaming world. In... More
  • Blog Post: Gaming’s Best And Worst Darth Vaders

    BB-8 and R2-D2 may be cute, but Darth Vader is unquestionably the coolest and most iconic Star Wars character. Because of that, many Star Wars video games make sure the fan-favorite Sith gets his time in the spotlight. Scenes featuring Darth Vader have the potential to be the best and most memorable... More
  • Blog Post: Game Informer's Holiday Buying Guide 2015

    The holiday season provides plenty of reasons for gamers to drain their bank accounts while they march through malls looking for the perfect gifts for their friends and families. We can’t help your wallet, but we can save your sanity. Take a cue from our annual buying guide and your holiday shopping... More
  • Blog Post: Opinion: Let’s Talk About That One Character’s Family In The Force Awakens (SPOILERS)

    The following speculative opinion is mostly conjecture, but it draws heavily on events in Star Wars: The Force Awakens . As such, turn away now if you have yet to see the film. SPOILERS AHEAD! Based on the opening weekend numbers , I’m sure I wasn’t the only one to walk out of The Force Awakens... More
  • Blog Post: A Disturbance In The Force: The 10 Worst Star Wars Games

    Darth Reiner has already given you the best . Now let's get ugly, like sleep-deprived Emperor Palpatine levels of ugly. Out of the mounds of Star Wars titles that have been released since 1979, we've combed the piles of cartridges and discs in our trash compactor to discover the most soulless... More
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