Rule number one of fandom, Star Wars Episode 7 does not exist. It is purely a fragment of George Lucas’ imagination, and authors’ non-canon fiction. Rule number two of fandom; these rules are not rules. News of Disney buying Lucasfilm hit the internet less than two days ago, and already in that time I’ve cursed more than a burning Ewok at what a disaster this buyout is. Is it justfied? No. Whilst we all have to accept Episode 7 is happening, there are a few other topics revolving this take over, that have slipped under the carpet. Or under the Wookie.
What can we expect?
Star Wars Battlefront 3
Ever since Battlefront 2 was released all the way back in 2004, we’ve craved a next generation Galactic Conquest, in all its HD glory. Did we get it? Of course we didn’t. Whilst there were many rumours pointing towards a potential release of this mythical game, nothing has ever materialised. However, with said Mickey Mouse takeover, the chances of this being released in the future are now quite likely, with demand for the TPS sequel still linger. Just look at Star Wars 1313, before anyone knew what it actually was.
In all likelihood, Disney will want to capitalise upon the gaming position that Star Wars currently has. Albeit, the Force Unleashed was hardly mesmerising, but it was still a fun little game. Just think, Disney appeals to all age ranges, so don’t be surprised if we see many more Star Wars Kinect games on the horizon.
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