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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Star Wars Battlefront II – Release Notes – Night on Endor Update

Here is the patch notes for the “Night on Endor” Update. This update finally brings playable Ewoks to the game! In Ewok Hunt players will take on the role of both Stormtroopers and Ewoks as the former try to survive the night on the forest moon. This update also bring more Appearances into the game so you can start to customize your Troopers and Heroes. This is just the beginning when it comes to ways to customize your look in-game, and we’ll continue to add more options as time goes on.   This update also brings fixes to  bugs and balance tweaking by making a variety of updates. Read on below to see what is changed: The Star Wars Battlefront II Team HEROES AND VILLAINS IDEN VERSIO Iden’s STUN DROID ability was shocking twice for 0.5 seconds with a 1.3 seconds delay in between. The intent was to give a chance…

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Star Wars Battlefront II – Release Notes – Update 2.0

Here are the patchnotes for the Star Wars: Battelfront 2 update, that was released a few days ago. This update brings about large changes to the Multiplayer Progression system, and unlocks all currently available Heroes and Hero Ships for everyone. With all characters now having a Unit Level, DICE don’t want to limit anyone’s chance to progress as they change the way you interact with these characters. On top of that,  Bespin makes its return from the first Star Wars Battlefront as a new location for Blast, Heroes vs. Villains, Arcade, and for a limited time as Jetpack Cargo. We hope you enjoy this blast from the past. Lastly, DICE is unlocking all Star Cards and Weapons in Arcade at Epic card level so that Arcade can be more freely used as a sandbox to try out new combinations. This change also provides more gameplay options for players who aren’t interested…

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Cancelled Star Wars Battlefront IV Concept Art

Are you wondering about the game that might have been? Every time a Star Wars game is canceled, we find ourselves curious about what it would have looked like. Sometimes, we get lucky enough to see this for ourselves. As is the case with the canceled Star Wars Battlefront 4 – which was already in the planning stages when they shut down Free Radical’s Battlefront 3 project. And it’s really too bad this game would never come to be because the concept images show a very interesting approach to the project. This is likely something a lot of fans would have really enjoyed. It’s too bad we never got the chance to find out. This gallery of concept images reveals a strikingly different approach – a ‘what if?’ scenario where the events of the Star Wars prequels would play out differently. Anakin would have killed Yoda and murdered Padmé, which…

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Star Wars: Force Arena – 2.5 Update Details

Another update is finally here! Next game update will bring many new changes like new units, a new map, and a new game mode! Check out the details below to learn more of what’s in store in the 2.5 update: ■ New Legendary / Unique Cards Added! – [Resistance] Added ‘Legendary’ Card Luke Skywalker (Ahch-To). – [Resistance] Added ‘Unique’ Card ‘R2-D2’. – [First Order] Added ‘Legendary’ Card ‘Supreme Leader Snoke’. – [First Order] Added ‘Unique’ Card ‘Elite Praetorian Guards’.   – Luke Skywalker (Ahch-To) and R2-D2 can be unlocked upon reaching Tier 10 (Aurodium Challenger) in the Light Side. – Supreme Leader Snoke and Elite Praetorian Guards can be used unlocked upon reaching Tier 10 (Aurodium Challenger) in the Dark Side. – The details of each new card are based on Level 1. – Details are subject to change and we will inform you of any changes. Resistance – Light Side With the betrayal of Ben Solo – student…

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