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Here's One Celebrity That Calls Battlefront A "Piece Of Sh**"

Lots of celebrities have already helped endorse the recently released Star Wars: Battlefront.

But not Breaking Benjamin lead singer Benjamin Burnley.

Evidently, publisher Electronic Arts approached Burnley about promoting Battlefront on social media and...well, the guy wasn't too receptive to that idea. And the reason is simple: He basically hates the game, a fact he made abundantly clear on Instagram. He posted a picture of a busted Battlefront disc and these fiery comments:

"They wanted to pay me to post that I like this peice of shit game .. They can shove it up their ass this game sucks I'd rather watch the god awful prequels then play this peice of shit one more second that's for ruining Star Wars EA :)"

Burnley is a "Star Wars" fan (for Halloween, he dressed up as villain Kylo Ren), so it made sense for EA to approach him. Unfortunately for the company, he obviously has a big problem with the game, which is a little odd, as there's one positive aspect of the title that everyone seems to agree on: It really does look and feel like "Star Wars." Wonder why he hates it so much...?

Most of our readers weren't interested in purchasing the game last week, but EA is still planning to produce more "Star Wars"-themed efforts. No surprise there; Battlefront will undoubtedly sell well.

Related Game(s): Star Wars: Battlefront

Tags: star wars battlefront, sw battlefront, breaking benjamin, benjamin burnley

11/23/2015 11:18:53 AM Ben Dutka

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Temjin001
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 11:49:31 AM
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He probably has depression and anger problems. Their music sounds that way and his behavior supports that.

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TrueAssassin86x
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 12:01:19 PM

Watch out temjin your inner StarWars fanboyism is showing.

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Temjin001
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 12:05:49 PM

I am a Star Wars fan and I'm proud of it. I actually talked someone OUT of gettiing a PS4 Battlefront bundle for their son for Christmas over the weekend. Like in real life. The parent had no idea the game was basically online only because they were sold by the commercials. Instead I pushed him towards the Wii U.

Also, I don't care what game it was his public behavior only shows his own inability to control himself.

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Hexen
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 2:40:32 PM

Id actually pay good money to see that boys face when he opens that gift and finds out he not only got a console with no third party games (No COD so he will be an outcast)but that will shortly be replaced by Nintendo next console.Hope you are happy with youself Temjin :)

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souljah92
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 4:21:32 PM

Are you proud of yourself? You ruined some guys sons christmas you grinch

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Temjin001
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 10:05:45 PM

lets see here. His father didn't want his 10 year old son playing an online competitive game in the vein of Call of Duty. The last console they had was a Wii and they liked it, especially Mario games. They were planning on getting the Wii U until they noticed the PS4 Battlefront bundle. Come Christmas Day he would've gotten a PS4, been excited to play Star Wars, then after realizing it's an online game with an pay to play online PSN fee it likely would've been returned. Them having to wait in line for hours just to get the platform they wanted to get in the first place.

Sure. I ruined his Christmas. Get lost.

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Jawknee
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 11:17:50 PM

Lol shame on you Temji for giving a friend who trusts some good advice and directing them to a viable alternative. Shame.On.You.

:P

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Jawknee
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 12:54:07 PM
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Who? Lol

The game is better than his music, by far.

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Temjin001
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 1:28:12 PM

Maybe sometime today someone will post a picture of their discography broken.
=p

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Jawknee
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 2:11:15 PM

Seems like a waste of a perfectly good beer coaster. ;)

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Corvo
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 1:21:34 PM
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He prefers Halo 2.

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shaydey77
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 1:33:48 PM
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Yet another celebrity I've never heard of. Don't really understand his prequels comment either..If he meant the films, the first three are obviously set after the last three making them sequels...if he's on about previous star wars flames, I thought they were great at the time.

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bigrailer19
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 5:39:28 PM

He's talking about episodes 1,2 and 3. They were prequels to A New Hope, The empire strikes back and return of the jedi.

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shaydey77
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 5:44:41 PM

Ah thanks for clearing that up bigrailer19.

I prefer the Anakin saga personally just from storyline alone, but I guess to each his own.

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bigrailer19
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 7:16:57 PM

I liked them also. Of course I'm not sure what that makes me haha. Most Star Wars fans did not.

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Godslim
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 2:24:24 PM
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No idea who he is, the game has its issues but its far from a bad game.

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Hexen
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 2:49:16 PM
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From the beta it seemed pretty faithful to star wars so i dont see what he didnt like.Unless hes upset about the season pass which im sure he can afford,not that I know who the hell he is.

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Underdog15
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 3:22:06 PM
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Never heard of him.... nor his band.

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bigrailer19
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 5:34:54 PM
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Well to be fair, a lot of Star Wars fans do agree that it feels like Star Wars to some degree. But with Star Wars I've realized there's an attachment to the loir of it all. Battlefront is super accessible and quite good. But it lacks anything beyond playing the game. There is no depth and at that point it loses that appeal Star Wars has. Great graphics, good level design, competitive mp fun. But nothing reminiscent.

Furthermore I think it goes beyond Star Wars and goes back to the lack of a campaign. I'm not positive as I have no idea why he dislikes it, but I know Star Wars and Battlefront fans alike miss a part of the original games. I do especially. Because of the lack of campaign I'm suggesting Black Ops to people over Battlefront because it offers more. It's a worthy experience and quote frankly I don't think Battlefront has that appeal.

By the way those who are mocking his music, just remember they have worldwide success because people supported them. Not because he says his music is good.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 6:07:35 PM
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I'm a bigger celebrity than that person I never heard of.

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FM23
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 7:57:57 PM

Calm down buddy!!!

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Draguss
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 7:09:40 PM
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I...think I've heard of that band? At some point? Sounds familiar, anyways.

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Rogueagent01
Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 9:02:13 PM
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They've been around for quite awhile and have had their music in movies and television shows over the years, so even if you don't know of them directly use have probably heard their music. I play a couple of their songs on the drums but have never cared for them personally, and now i see why.

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