Star Wars Battlefront II

Battlefront II was actually great for games

In a year with new and innovative games like Breath of the Wild and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the game that had the best impact on the video game industry in 2017 was Battlefront II. Prior to EA and DICE’s disastrous launch, there was no tangible evidence to show that microtransactions had a significant impact on sales. Sure, you and a few friends might have decided to boycott a game in prote...[Read More]

Garbage games of 2017

LoadScreen’s Editors Charlie and Tom have already given you their nice lists from 2017, now it’s time for the naughty lists. Picking the most garbage aspect of 2017 isn’t a small task, the year was objectively pretty trashy all round. Fortunately (or unfortunately) for us, we spent a lot of the year playing a tonne of games – so with no real joy (okay some joy) we’ve ...[Read More]

Star Wars Battlefront II review: So this is how lootboxes die, with thunderous applause

Reviewed on PS4, copy supplied by publisher.  There’s been an awakening. People aren’t happy with lootboxes, and Star Wars Battlefront II has found itself the womp rat facing down a blaster shot of outrage. What should have been a superior follow up to the lackluster first entry falls flat in more ways than one. The rebooted franchise may look gorgeous, but it’s been let down by ...[Read More]

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