‘Star Wars: Battlefront’ is amazing fan service with too little meat on the bone
Star Wars: Battlefront shouldn’t work.
It’s a small game in terms of content. Multiplayer-only focus, four maps, just a handful of modes that stand out as uniquely Star Wars. Yet after a week of regular play, while Call of Duty and Fallout and Destiny all vie for attention, I can’t seem to shake the urge to grab my Stormtrooper helmet and jump back in.
There isn’t any kind of deep character progression. The unlocks are underwhelming and somewhat same-y. I find myself playing the same game mode — Walker Assault — over and over again; the others just aren’t that interesting. There are plenty of bad games that do better in several of these areas. Read more…