Wait, did DICE break into US National Parks to research Star Wars Battlefront?

We all know developers often work crazy hours in the hope of achieving the best game possible, but it isn't everyday you hear a studio may or may not have risked a brush with the law in the process. In the latest issue of Edge, Star Wars Battlefront developer DICE revealed it wanted to get shots from the original movie locations - such as Redwood National State Park in California which doubled for Endor back in Return Of The Jedi. Turns out there was a slight snag at the time...

So there you go - if the Rebel scum- sorry, developers aren't recording baby noises for R2-D2's bleeps and sneaking in Wilhelm cries they're getting covert for your gaming pleasure. Now, roll on November...

The latest issue of Edge, with Star Wars Battlefront on the cover, is out now. Download it here or subscribe to future issues.