Star Wars: Battlefront is here! It looks sharp, sounds amazing, and has a hectic pace that's surprisingly reminiscent of something like Quake. Unfortunately, there are some issues holding the game back. Objectives and map designs feel half-baked. Power-ups are unintuitive, clunky things that introduce randomness instead of meaningful decisions. The overall experience feels more like a frustrating meat grinder than a meat grinder you'd happily throw yourself into.
Thankfully, DICE is on the case. With this week's patch they hope to address the most glaring flaws.
Star Wars: Battlefront
Surprisingly, this multiplayer game from the developers of the Battlefield series has a few issues at launch but could potentially become worth a purchase if they support it properly. 6/10
Good stuff, now can we go back to badass wooden ships and historical European villages full of poor saps pushing giant blocks of stone around? 7/10
Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash
I genuinely think Nintendo forgot to add the other three fourths of this video game. 4/10
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