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The Epic Brew for Feb 28, 2012

    Massive Amount of Battlefield 3 Tweaks Inbound! Late last week DICE released a gigantic list of upcoming fixes to Battlefield 3. Below are some of the highlights, but be sure to check out the full list, posted on the Battlelog. – Parachutes now respond to turn and throttle inputs more quickly. – Tweaked bipod deploy settings so players can no longer deploy a bipod in places higher than chin level. – The Knife now only takes two swipes […]

The Epic Brew for Feb 23, 2012

    SSX Wingsuit Gameplay Video A new SSX gameplay video was released today, showcasing the ability of snowboarders to utilize wingsuits while snowboarding down extremely dangerous courses. If you have no idea what a wingsuit is, it is basically an outfit that turns you into a flying squirrel. Here’s a video of real people using wingsuits. I’d like to think I have the balls to do something like that, but…I’ll just drink a few more beers and sit really […]

Adventures in the Old Republic: Level 20-30

  Last night my Bounty Hunter, Shrat, made it to level 30. He left the iconic twin-suns of Tatooine behind, and headed to the snow-capped mountains of Alderaan. This voyage marked not only a time of transition in my Bounty Hunter’s legacy, but also signaled it’s time for another Old Republic update. If you missed it from a few weeks ago, I talked about my Old Republic experience from Shrat’s origin up to level 20, and promised I would return […]

Old Republic Content Update: Rise of the Rakghouls

As Old Republic turns a month old next week, all of the game’s galactic inhabitants are about to get a new content update, entitled “Rise of the Rakghouls.” The update will feature a number of mechanic tweaks, and a new Flashpoint, exclusive to level 50 players. Kaon Under Siege is the title of the new Flashpoint. As the story goes, Kaon is suffering a Rakghoul outbreak and players have been tasked with neutralizing the outbreak and eliminating the Rakghouls. General […]

Adventures in the Old Republic to Level 20

The Rattataki bounty hunter, Shrat, is well on his way to becoming the most ruthless hunter in the galaxy. While he is only level 20, Shrat has ended his fair share of lives, and delivered through with missions that would make even the most hardy Imperial agents, cringe. From time to time, Shrat teams up with the merciless Sith Inquisitor, Helmz. While Helmz cares little for the lives of anyone standing in the way of his ultimate pursuit of power, […]

The Flashmob Strikes Back!

To promote the release of Bioware’s Star Wars: The Old Republic, a flashmob staged a faux Jedi/Sith battle in Times Square. The Old Republic was released December 20th, for Windows. Visit the official Old Republic website

Star Wars: Old Republic Release Date and Pricing Revealed

Gamers can finally mark a date on their calender when they can get their hands on a retail/digital copy of Star Wars: The Old Republic. December 20th, is the big day. You can go the traditional route and pre-order Old Republic in retail stores like Best Buy, Target, and Amazon. Or you can acquire a digital copy of the game, an offer exclusive only to EA’s Origin digital distribution store. As well as the release date, Bioware revealed the monthly […]

The Old Republic: Jedi Consular Trailer

In a more peaceful age, Jedi Consulars may have humbly dedicated their lives to service as keepers of Jedi lore or as ambassadors in service to the Republic—tasks for which Consulars are uniquely qualified. However, as the shadow of the Empire has spread further across the galaxy, Consulars have stepped up to face the darkness on the front lines of battle as often as they’ve faced it when exploring the mysteries of the Force. Consulars have two specializations: Shadow and […]

New Star Wars Old Republic Trailer Debuts at PAX

The Jedi vs. Sith MMO that has the gaming community Force-gripped in anticipation, debuted a new trailer earlier today at PAX. The trailer consists entirely of gameplay footage, and features some of the beautiful environments and equally colorful characters that you will run into throughout the game. The Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) has become a mini-E3, where companies aggregate to hype their games and products to masses of people who are guaranteed to be gamers. The weekend-long event was created […]