Fry Some Ewoks In The Force Unleashed II DLC

Posted by BradNicholson (812 posts) -
IGN has the scoop on the first bit of paid DLC for Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II. Due for release "later this year," the unnamed content will have you taking the fight to the Ewoks on Endor during Return of the Jedi

Keep those eyebrows down, sirs. Much like the DLC Hoth mission in the original Force Unleashed, this content takes place in an alternate version of the Star Wars timeline, which allows for this kind of main storyline betrayal. Do take note though that even though this content takes place in bizarro world, Starkiller will have powers similar to the ones he possesses in the core game. 
 


LucasArts Singapore's Gio Corsi says this content will be about as long as the other bits of downloadable content for the original game. And like those paid downloads, this content will feature achievements and trophies as well.

No word on price just yet, but I'd imagine we'll hear more about this rather soon.
#1 Posted by BradNicholson (812 posts) -
IGN has the scoop on the first bit of paid DLC for Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II. Due for release "later this year," the unnamed content will have you taking the fight to the Ewoks on Endor during Return of the Jedi

Keep those eyebrows down, sirs. Much like the DLC Hoth mission in the original Force Unleashed, this content takes place in an alternate version of the Star Wars timeline, which allows for this kind of main storyline betrayal. Do take note though that even though this content takes place in bizarro world, Starkiller will have powers similar to the ones he possesses in the core game. 
 


LucasArts Singapore's Gio Corsi says this content will be about as long as the other bits of downloadable content for the original game. And like those paid downloads, this content will feature achievements and trophies as well.

No word on price just yet, but I'd imagine we'll hear more about this rather soon.
#2 Posted by fwylo (3556 posts) -

#3 Edited by TromboneTony (156 posts) -

What?  
 
 
Edit: GOD FUCKING DAMNIT

#4 Posted by wolf_blitzer85 (5250 posts) -

Let 'em fry.

#5 Posted by Jeust (10478 posts) -

Meh

#6 Posted by fwylo (3556 posts) -
@TromboneTony: The picture makes your edit SO much better.
#7 Posted by blueman90 (192 posts) -
@fwylo said:
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yes.
#8 Posted by Doctorchimp (4069 posts) -

Soo..... 
 
They just added probably the thing I like the least about the original films to a game that looked terrible from the beginning? 
 
Still looks like a skip and I'm still waiting for Lucasarts to get their head of their ass and give us a new Raven Jedi Knight game.

#9 Posted by TromboneTony (156 posts) -
@fwylo: Yes, that baby taunting me hurts. A lot.
#10 Posted by Brendan (7687 posts) -

*Pokes head above ground* New Jedi Knight?  No?  *Hibernation*
#11 Posted by SquadBroken (280 posts) -

 SWFU2 was such a piece of shit that I cant be bothered reinstalling it just for this

#12 Posted by CaLe (3911 posts) -

Finished this game today. I just rushed through it and wasn't enjoying any part of it at all. I figured I started so might as well finish it. If it weren't for the damn achievement points it would have been out of my 360 a lot sooner.

#13 Edited by sear (369 posts) -

I have just realised something. 
 
George Lucas is a motherfucking diabolical genius. 
 
Returnn of the Jedi's Ewoks were introduced in order to make the films more child-friendly, in George's own words.  He wanted young fans of the Star Wars series to have a fluffy, loveable icon they could hug and associate with the films, and ultimately, form a lasting relationship with.  At the time, some of the fans criticised his decision, but little did they know that it would come back to play right into George's hand.
 
Fast forward 30 years.  George understands that the boys and girls who once loved and adored those little teddy bears are now cold, world-despising, cynical engines of hatred, their adult lives nothing more than shells as they parade one foot after the other into the abyss.  He knows that they want nothing more than to take as many on their damned voyage as they can with them, and he knows that the first in line are the cuddly icons of their youths.  George engineered this scheme 30 years ago, knowing that one day, he could exploit his fans' disgust of all things child-oriented.  If there is a reason for anyone to buy The Force Unleashed II, it is to slaughter some god-damned teddy bears. 
 
I feel as if my very existence has been rendered redundant by this newfound knowledge.  I've figured it out; there's nothing more left.  Hats off, you crazy bastard.
#14 Posted by fwylo (3556 posts) -
@TromboneTony: The best part of it all is that I got the quest months ago. 
 
Success at making others fail.
#15 Posted by S0ndor (2715 posts) -

I don't want to kill ewoks :(

#16 Posted by Jolt92 (1542 posts) -
@S0ndor:
I do. You know you want to.
#17 Posted by Zidd (1838 posts) -

This is the gungan in carbonite of force unleashed 2

#18 Posted by RGvenom (13 posts) -

I heard that they are making this  $1. True? or am i making this up?

#19 Posted by agentgray (20 posts) -

What? As long as the Dagobah level?
 
Awesome.

#20 Posted by Korolev (1700 posts) -

Pretty nifty concept. Hats off to the marketing team for knowing what people hated about Return of the Jedi. 
 
Now if only you could fry Jar Jar. DLC number 2 I suppose.

#21 Posted by Afroman269 (7387 posts) -

Hating on ewoks is still cool and popular, right? Right!?

#22 Posted by blurienh (119 posts) -

Considering the game takes place in really dull by the numbers space-age interiors and enemies they are taking the piss making the first interesting(ish) location paid for DLC.  
 
The game's shit and doesnt have the 'mess around with the force'  stuff or the cool different places or people from the Star Wars universe that made the first good and I traded it in after completing it in a coulple of days so I shant be bothering with this. 
 
Shame really as I was really looking forward to this (the main game not the DLC) but they seemed to just fall back into the "it says Star Wars on the box so it will sell so fuck putting any effort in" mindset.
#23 Posted by SuperJoe (871 posts) -

This paves the way for Cabela's Baby Animal Hunt 2011

#24 Posted by clumsyninja1 (817 posts) -

Great (sarcasm)!!!!
Now they are gonna charge 9.99 per dlc for 30 minutes of gameplay.
I'll wait for the ultimate ultimate sith sith sith edition!

#25 Posted by MaddProdigy (1041 posts) -
@fwylo: Dude, epic picture.
 
 As for the this DLC, I'm sure all 20 people that bought that game have already traded it in so...yeah, this DLC sounds stupid anyway.
#26 Posted by Alphazero (1535 posts) -
#27 Posted by MisterMouse (3540 posts) -

the ewoks are the cutest little things ever.

#28 Posted by IrishBrewed (150 posts) -

Hell yeah more Fail DLC, i love the route games have taken, just cant wait to make more goddamn micro-purchases...

#29 Posted by President_Barackbar (3434 posts) -

Why do they keep cramming MORE fucking Starkiller down our throats? He's not an interesting character, hes a fucking emo little git. STOP TRYING TO MAKE ME CARE ABOUT A CHARACTER THAT HAS A ONE DIMENSIONAL PERSONALITY!

#30 Posted by mordukai (7133 posts) -

They are really scraping the bottom of the barrel huh. 

#31 Posted by popmasterruler (574 posts) -
@Doctorchimp said:
" Soo.....  They just added probably the thing I like the least about the original films to a game that looked terrible from the beginning?  Still looks like a skip and I'm still waiting for Lucasarts to get their head of their ass and give us a new Raven Jedi Knight game. "
 Why do so many people hate the Ewoks?

#32 Posted by gabeq224 (17 posts) -
@sear said:
" I have just realised something.  George Lucas is a motherfucking diabolical genius.  Returnn of the Jedi's Ewoks were introduced in order to make the films more child-friendly, in George's own words.  He wanted young fans of the Star Wars series to have a fluffy, loveable icon they could hug and associate with the films, and ultimately, form a lasting relationship with.  At the time, some of the fans criticised his decision, but little did they know that it would come back to play right into George's hand. Fast forward 30 years.  George understands that the boys and girls who once loved and adored those little teddy bears are now cold, world-despising, cynical engines of hatred, their adult lives nothing more than shells as they parade one foot after the other into the abyss.  He knows that they want nothing more than to take as many on their damned voyage as they can with them, and he knows that the first in line are the cuddly icons of their youths.  George engineered this scheme 30 years ago, knowing that one day, he could exploit his fans' disgust of all things child-oriented.  If there is a reason for anyone to buy The Force Unleashed II, it is to slaughter some god-damned teddy bears.  I feel as if my very existence has been rendered redundant by this newfound knowledge.  I've figured it out; there's nothing more left.  Hats off, you crazy bastard. "
epic
#33 Posted by mewarmo990 (829 posts) -
@sear said:
" I have just realised something.  George Lucas is a motherfucking diabolical genius.  Returnn of the Jedi's Ewoks were introduced in order to make the films more child-friendly, in George's own words.  He wanted young fans of the Star Wars series to have a fluffy, loveable icon they could hug and associate with the films, and ultimately, form a lasting relationship with.  At the time, some of the fans criticised his decision, but little did they know that it would come back to play right into George's hand. Fast forward 30 years.  George understands that the boys and girls who once loved and adored those little teddy bears are now cold, world-despising, cynical engines of hatred, their adult lives nothing more than shells as they parade one foot after the other into the abyss.  He knows that they want nothing more than to take as many on their damned voyage as they can with them, and he knows that the first in line are the cuddly icons of their youths.  George engineered this scheme 30 years ago, knowing that one day, he could exploit his fans' disgust of all things child-oriented.  If there is a reason for anyone to buy The Force Unleashed II, it is to slaughter some god-damned teddy bears.  I feel as if my very existence has been rendered redundant by this newfound knowledge.  I've figured it out; there's nothing more left.  Hats off, you crazy bastard. "
My sentiments exactly. So many people hate the ewoks and Jar Jar Binks. So... why not make a game where you get to beat the shit out of 'em?
#34 Posted by Hailinel (23906 posts) -

So they release a super-short PS3/360 game that's light on overall content, and now they're putting out DLC for it.  I wonder how many stages they intend to add this way before they're done.

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#35 Posted by TheSilentTruth (1106 posts) -

Well, Lucas ruined Star Wars 11 years ago, might as well dig a deeper grave for TFU with releasing DLC that probably should have been in the retail game.

#36 Posted by coryrx8 (175 posts) -
@President_Barackbar said:
"Why do they keep cramming MORE fucking Starkiller down our throats? He's not an interesting character, hes a fucking emo little git. STOP TRYING TO MAKE ME CARE ABOUT A CHARACTER THAT HAS A ONE DIMENSIONAL PERSONALITY! "

I can understand you not being a big fan of Starkiller since he is pretty one-dimensional, but I wouldn't call him emo. Never mind that I think that term gets overused, but he really doesn't  sulk through the whole game, he doesn't dress in dark colors or wear makeup, he doesn't really seem emo at all. 
 
Honestly, I feel like Starkiller is what Anakin should have been. I tend to prefer quiet rage to overt whining. Unfortunately, quiet rage is more subtle, and subtlety is one concept that George Lucas has absolutely no grasp of.
#37 Posted by Tetsuo (57 posts) -
@Zidd said:
" This is the gungan in carbonite of force unleashed 2 "
And there can never be enough gungans in carbonite.
#38 Posted by TheHT (10890 posts) -

You know what? They should just make a Force Unleashed game that follows bad Starkiller working for the Emperor doing bad shit around the galaxy.
 
That would be immensely more interesting than the lame-o 'WHERE'S JUUNO' crap and could make for some (good) ridiculous situations. And it'd be non-canon so they could just blow everything up.

#39 Posted by pplus0440 (260 posts) -
@RGvenom:
I believe microsoft has it in policy that it must be 800 micropoints. Lucas arts has no say whatsoever in prices
#40 Posted by TheHBK (5463 posts) -

Force Unleashed: "It is too late... for me son.  Now, Jedi Knight will show you the true nature of the force.  He is your master now."

#41 Posted by Piranesi (452 posts) -

Remember when they used to put all of the game in the same box?  
 
After the speeder bikes, the ewoks were the best thing about RotJ - they were clever, resourceful and had ickle-wickle furry faces that you could just give them snuggly-wuggly hugs forever and ever and ever ...
#42 Posted by the_scavenger (3 posts) -

The idea is absolutely insane. And wonderful.

#43 Posted by icarusflies77 (40 posts) -

Aw, not the ewoks! D:

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