Concept Art Revealed from Cancelled Darth Maul Video Game

Do you remember that Darth Maul video game that was being developed by Red Fly Studios a few years ago? Many fans were sad to see it put on ice after Lucas sold the Star Wars license over to Disney. Alas, it was yet another canned Star Wars games and since Darth Maul had a pretty big following among fans, the disappointment was definitely real. If you didn’t hear about this game back then, it really sounded cool. Since the game was cancelled, we have seen some concept art appear here and there, showing us what might have been. Now, conceptual artist Thomas A. Szakolczay has updated his website with even more concept art from the defunct game. “Back in 2011, I was fortunate enough to work with Lucas Arts and Red Fly Studios to help develop the look direction for a new Star Wars IP that centered around Darth…

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DARTH MAUL: Apprentice – A Star Wars Fan-Film

Here we have an awesome Star Wars fan film for you. This is a non-profit, unofficially fan film that was created just for fun but we gotta say, it’s one of the best we’ve seen so far. The running time is under 20 minutes so it’s a fairly quick watch that packs a big punch. It’s creative, well acted, has great sound and a professional quality look and feel. It also has a good story that we can really get into. If you’re a fan of Darth Maul, we really think you’ll love it. It even has a lightsaber duel in the first four minutes and it just gets even better after that. Awesome! The quality is top-notch and the excitement is high level and the suspense is intense. The musical background plays this all up even more and all in all, it’s just a fantastic short story. It will…

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Insider Look at the Cancelled Darth Maul Game

A game starring Darth Maul, the popular Sith Lord who debuted in Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace… it sounded fantastic. So what happened? Many fans were left disappointed to hear that the Darth Maul Star Wars game would never be. Austin-based developer Red Fly Studio wanted to give a new experience and perspective to the Star Wars story. They wanted to show a dark coming-of-age tale, where players would witness and experience Maul as a young boy being forced into the Sith hierarchy. “We wanted people to see him as a kid kidnapped by emperor Palpatine and tortured – physically, mentally, and emotionally – becoming this powerful Sith Lord,” says a developer who worked on the project but wishes to remain anonymous. “You got angry, you got frustrated, and you made the same mistakes he did. No one has ever seen Sith training up close. No one has ever seen…

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Satele Shan VS Darth Maul

Satele Shan vs. Darth Maul – Here’s another versus matchup video we think you might enjoy. Who do you see the victor in this showdown? If you ask me, I say Satele has it by a long shot but it could be just because I am such a fan. This is not to known on Darth Maul. He was an amazing duelist. In fact, were it not for Satele’s ability with The Force, she could easily finish him off. Some will argue that since Shan is a grandmaster, this isn’t even a fight and she would take it by a landslide. However, Maul was very powerful and skilled with the sabers and I still believe would put up a good fight in a versus battle such as this. A lot of it also comes down to timing, and where in their story each is when they are pitted against one…

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Footage from cancelled Star Wars game shows Darth Maul in action

Video game developer Red Fly Studios and publisher LucasArts were working on a new Star Wars based Darth Maul video game experience in 2010, which was supposed to expand the gameplay mechanics that were introduced in The Force Unleashed. Footage of the game has emerged online and sources are saying that the game was designed to initially be launched only on the Wii U by the same team that handled the port for Star Wars: The Force Unleashes II. LucasArts was impressed with the initial development work done by Red Fly Studios and decided to also greenlight the title for the PC, the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3. Prototypes were being created in late 2010 using Darth Maul and his unique double-sided lightsaber as the core feature, but it seems that George Lucas intervened in order to add a cooperative element to the title, with the inclusion of Darth…

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Darth Nihilus now available in Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes

Yesterdays game update for Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes saw the arrival of  Darth Nihilus as a support character “that can instantly defeat enemies by draining cooldowns”. Together with Darth Nihilus comes two other support characters: Sith Trooper- Sith Tank who Taunts and ignores enemy Protection Sith Assassin- Elusive Sith Attacker with Stealth synergy You can read the rest of the patch notes below: WHATS NEW Peace is a lie. This February embrace your passion. Through passion you gain strength. Through strength you gain power, and with that power, the dark side will rise victorious. Characters: New Sith characters make their way to Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes for our Lord of Hunger event. For more information on the event, please see @EA_Jesse event Information post. For a sneak peek on these new Sith, read on! Darth Nihilus- Sith Support that can instantly defeat enemies by draining cooldowns   Sith Trooper-…

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First Look: Star Wars: Force Arena 2.0

Today we are bringing you some information about our next big update, Star Wars: Force Arena 2.0! This update will open up a new era for the game, the Clone Wars era! Version 2.0 will be bringing the Clone Wars era to Star Wars Force Arena. This update will include characters such as Yoda, Darth Maul, Anakin Skywalker, General Grievous and more! As the Clone Wars era is steeped in Star Wars history, there are many posibilities for cards. Here are a few of the cards that will form the backbone to both the Light and Dark Sides of the Arena! Mission and Play Pack Changes 2.0 will see an overhaul to the Mission and Play Pack systems. We are going to introduce the new system as it currently stands. As the systems will be overhauled, we want to inform you that when the update is released, all previous missions and…

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Star Wars Battlefront II: Hero Abilities and Weapons

Star Wars: Battlefron II is currently in closed beta, but an open beta is scheduled in  Fall for everyone to try – just like with the first reboot of the franchise. If you haven’t had the chance to participate in the beta, here is a run down of most of the hero abilities, as well as some screenshots of the game menus. Check it out below: Star Wars Battlefront 2 is slated for release on November 17 for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 with a $59.99 price tag. Anyone who pre-orders the game will receive access to the game’s beta period three days earlier than everyone else, among other bonuses. Meanwhile, pre-ordering the $79.99 Star Wars Battlefront II: Elite Trooper Deluxe Edition will guarantee a three-day early access to the full game. ( If you pre-order via any of our above affiliate links, you help keep us online. THANK YOU!)   Boba Fett Boba Fett hunts his…

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 gameplay footage leaks

Someone “accidentally” leaked 12 minutes of gameplay from the upcomming Star Wars Battlefront 2 online. This 12 minute video gives us a good taste of how it will look and feel to play as Darth Maul and Rey. Check out the video below. While the video quality is a bit lacking, this gives you a pretty decent sense of the game and it’s pretty cool to see Rey going toe-to-toe with Darth Maul. The footage was original shared by youtuber NukemDukem’s EA Play footage, which was likely recorded before the event. The video featured a “sponsored by EA” graphic in the lower left-hand corner, but has now been removed. But as with anything ells on the web, it has been shared and is now all over the place for our viewing pleasure. Star Wars Battlefront 2 is slated for release on November 17 for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 with a…

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Top 7 Most Powerful Sith Lords – Star Wars

There have been many powerful Sith in Star Wars lore. There’s Darth Bane, Darth Maul, and the very popular Darth Vader. There was also Exar Kun and Marka Ragnos (who ruled for over 100 years). Then we also don’t want to forget Lord Vitiate or Darth Sidious. How do you even begin to put all that dark evilness into a list? Whether you are a full-fledged fan of the Dark Side, or someone who leans toward the Light, you still have to give credit where it’s due when it comes to these amazing, powerful Dark Lords. It’s hard to compete with the likes of bad guys who can destroy entire planets with just their minds. Also, they wear capes. How cool is that? This video from Star Wars Theory covers from of the most powerful Sith Lords (as listed below) and a brief history of how they came to be. This is…

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