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The Force Unleashed: Sausage Review 0

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed partially reminds me of The Godfather: The Game. I know that is a very odd comparison, but in both games you're basically the character who was behind so much without ever being seen in any of the films. While The Godfather beat you over the head with this feeling, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is much more subdued and it benefits greatly from this. While The Force Unleashed has a pretty good story, especially compared to the latest Star Wars films, the rest of th...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

A great story put into terrible gameplay. 0

Graphics:    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed may have good graphics on the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3, but it falls short on the Wii in almost every aspect, the textures are just absolutely terrible on the objects and the characters. Although the graphics may look fairly decent at times, it looks atrocious. The cutscenes look like they didn't even put any effort into the graphical presentation at all.Gameplay:   The only thing saving the gameplay in this version of TFU, is the Wiimote controls an...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

The Force Goes Portable 0

To start with, I don't think I can give any game that hasn't been out for a while a 5 star rating, as part of that rating to me is a question of how much fun can I have with the game over an extended period of time. With that said, I can't give Force Unleashed a 4 star rating, as I feel like the graphics over all aren't up to what's possible with the system. However, I think 3 stars is a bit low, as there is more customization and replay value than I would expect from a 3 star game.  So, ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Review 0

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is the game meant to bridge together the original trilogy and the prequel trilogy. While this may be the main draw for fans of series, I found the gameplay to be enjoyable, while not without its faults.You play as Starkiller, the secret apprentice of Darth Vader. You are then sent around the galaxy to do his bidding, i.e.; kill everything. But in all seriousness, the story is actually quite satisfying to play through. Even with its gameplay quirks. While the game i...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

*Insert generic Star Wars quote here* 0

Star Wars - one of the most beloved franchises ever - has been treated to its fair share of good and bad games. The Jedi Knight series best captured what it’s like to wield the power of the Force but LucasArts’ latest title, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, looks to show you what the Force is really capable of. With brand new technology under its belt and a tie to the movies, the hype machine has certainly been rolling. But does it succeed? If the first level is anything to go by, then yes. You s...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Star Wars the Force unleashed: A Review by KingreX32 0

Star Wars the Force unleashed is the newest game in the Star wars Series. It was developed by Krome Studios and published by Lucasarts. It was released on September 16th 2008 for all consoles and handhelds.The Force Unleashed is a very important game in the Star Wars series because it bridges the gap between the two trilogies. (Between episode 3 and 4 for those who don’t know) Players take controls of Starkiller, Vader’s secret apprentice who is tasked with hunting down the last few remaining Je...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The Force Unleashed 0

What I've done...played through Singleplayer (twice) played all historic missions a fair amount of force duels finished Order 66 What I didn't likeloading times (sometimes up to 20 seconds) What I likedgreat story (same as 360/PS3) pretty neat graphics action packed adventure on second play through: earlier unlocked force powers remain available great sound effects and nice cutscenes solid physics diverse and polished environments very nice boss fights Gamemode: Order 66 (14 rounds of action)...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Another mediocre Star Wars game, who would've known? 0

When it comes down to it, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is a very average third-person brawler with a decent story. It likes to talk big, impress you with epic set-pieces and grand gestures, but, ultimately, it can never fulfil upon its promises or overcome its fundamental flaws. The story takes place between Episodes III and IV in the Star Wars universe, effectively bridging the gap between the new and old saga. You play as Starkiller, Vader’s newly crowned Sith apprentice. Having killed Star...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Star Wars- The Force Unleashed... almost... 0

After all the hype surrounding this game, it doesn't quite deliver, but sure doesn't disappoint.  TFU is truly a remarkable piece of work, putting together Euphoria and other physics engines that make the game truly 'unleashed'. You start the game off with a killer tutorial playing as the masked metal-head himself, DARTH VADER. But soon, you get to control Darth Vader's secret apprentice, called Starkiller. not to ruin the plot, the story is not bad, taking your character to a wide variety of lo...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is.... there. 0

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is a game that has had my expectations rising and falling since I first heard of it.  Yet, instead of it being a horrible rip off of the Star Wars universe, or on the other end a completely new, amazing gameplay experience, it sort of ended up in between, not really doing either one.To start off, this is an action game.  Its as simple as that.  You can certainly look at it, watch it being played, or even play it for a bit yourself, and state with some real level of...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

What levels it succeeds on can't match up to its faults 0

The Force unleashed should have been one of the greatest games of 2008; it should have perched itself as a nominee for GOTY; it should have given Star Wars geeks all that more canon story to add to their catalogue. TFU was meant to do a lot of things, but sadly only managed to live up to a few.As a story it does at least give some more insight into the destruction of the Jedi , the birth of the Rebel Alliance and even more character development for everybody's favourite robotic asmastic. There i...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Promised the ultimate experience, but falls short 0

The Star Wars universe is one of the most expansive in modern fiction and allows for the creation of games that explore the initial success of the films. The lucrative franchise has given birth to some of the most impressive games but also shows how such a popular entity can be misrepresented and misconstrued.  From its initial announcement, The Force Unleashed has been advertized as the ultimate Star Wars experience. An experience which will not only let the player control Darth Vader’s omnipo...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Grabbing defeat from the jaws of victory 0

When I first heard about Star Wars: The Force Unleashed last year, my hopes were high. The pieces seemed to be in place for a Star Wars renaissance of sorts. And while the original story and some of the force powers are entertaining in spurts, the obvious 1990s style gameplay missteps take center stage in the long run, and make The Force Unleashed a game that frustrates more often than it captivates.The most glaring, and perhaps most frustrating things about The Force Unleashed are gameplay flaw...

7 out of 8 found this review helpful.

Presentation Unleashed 0

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is an interesting product, being the first Star Wars game on the Xbox 360 and PS3, in addition to being the first one that has been officially declared canon by George Lucas himself, as opposed to part of the larger "Extended Universe". Some aspects of this ambitious product succeed, while others fall quite flat.TFU will have you playing as a "secret apprentice" of Darth Vader, codenamed Starkiller, in the time period between Episodes III and IV, making it the firs...

5 out of 6 found this review helpful.

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is a highly entertaining romp 0

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is another title to add to Star Wars' impressive game library. However, when working with such a big franchise name, developers tend to prefer getting their title out quickly instead of making sure it's a quality game. As a result, the Star Wars videogame library consists of a lot of terrible games with the occasional excellent one to shake things up. Obviously, the next question is whether or not The Force Unleashed belongs to this small group of excellent games. ...

3 out of 4 found this review helpful.

Star Wars The force Unleashed unbias review 0

4 1/2/5 starsThe game combine awesome and mind-blowing combat mechanics into such a great story that it could have been a full-feature length moviethe good-*Story is worth 60$ alone*Really awesome moves will have you astonished*psychics engine is beautiful*talented believable voice preformances*plenty of replay value*enviorments are great, and to behold them is amazing*you can punt Jawasthe bad-*some repetetive areas*experienced some bugs that might hamper enjoyment briefly*no multiplayer is dis...

3 out of 6 found this review helpful.

What could have been... 0

Wow, so this game is finally here.For about a year and a half I've been eagerly anticipating this game, checking out every screenshot or video I could get a hold of.Well, like I said, this game is finally here, and could it be more disappointing?First of all the camera is abysmal, almost as bad as the camera in Ninja Gaiden.The camera isn't 'so' bad during regular combat, but during boss fights the camera is so bad it made me want to rip the game out of my disk tray and break the damn thing in h...

1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

The Force is with you, but not in the controller 0

For a game that is about mystical powers and controlling this ‘spiritual’ presence called the force, you’d think they would have spent more time working out the actual translation of that into the function of the buttons on the xbox360 controller.   The clunky, sluggish button controls are the game’s biggest deficit.   There are moments where the lack of accurate control, inability to complete combo key moves, or simply do one button moves will drive you crazy, especially with the higher diffic...

1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Fun Controlls, Horrible Lack of Polish 0

I'm going to start this review by going on record as being a huge Star Wars fan. I mean, a really big Star Wars fan, and thus my review might be just a little bit biased. I am also, though, a gamer through and through, and as a gamer I was constantly frustrated by this game.As a Star Wars fan, I enjoyed the game for the most part, and I definitely think the game is worth a play-through. As a gamer, I was constantly frustrated and disappointed by this game. This thing has been in development for ...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Story Can't Completely Rescue Gameplay Flaws 0

Let me preface this review by saying that I own almost every Star Wars game ever made.  I own the good (Jedi Knight), the bad (Yoda Stories) and the ugly (Episode I).  I've played them all, good or bad.  The problem with many of the Star Wars games from the past is that they did not expand the universe in interesting ways that meshed well with the canon.  I can think of several examples that did (TIE Fighter, Bounty Hunter) and MANY examples that did not (Battlefront I and II, Rogue Squadron), o...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Avoit it! 0

From the hours i've played the Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Sith Edition on the pc, i am far disappointed with the outcome.  The story is the same as the previous releases on the ps3, xbox, ds, psp and wii, with slight variations, similar of what happen between the ps3 and xbox version and the wii and ps2.  Some scenes appear differently, others are added to complete and add entertainment.   The new dlcs are brief and without much interest as they appear ludicrous, like the many martial artist...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

THE FORCE IS INDEED STRONG WITH THIS ONE! 0

THE FORCE IS INDEED STRONG WITH THIS ONE!Star Wars is huge, if you didn't already know. I don't think there is one person on the planet that hasn't heard of Star Wars, maybe one or two small tribes in the deepest areas of the Amazon rainforest but I'm sure even they have heard of Luke Skywalker. Who hasn't? so its no surprise that this endless money making Star Wars Universe as appeared in a huge number of games. I couldn't tell you them all as there have been simply to many and I'd probably bor...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Best Star Wars Game I’ve played in a while. 0

The last Star Wars game I played was Knight of the Old Republic.  I watched plenty of videos of the Force Unleashed and I thought it looked pretty good.  When I first started the game I thought the controls were pretty bad.  I couldn’t force grab and throw anything the right way.  I did set my intial play through this game on the above normal difficulty.  The story and challenge of the game kept me wanting to play it more.  About middle way through the game, I was hooked.  The controls were a m...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

This game restored my faith in the Wii 0

 I put in my Star Wars: The Force Unleashed disc thinking it was going to be the last Wii game I will ever bother to play. Disappointed time and time again by blockbuster games I was willing to try one last one. I sit here now half writing half looking for the next Wii game to play. What I’m saying is, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed has not only brought back the Star Wars universe for me, it has also made me love the Wii again. Here’s why:    Info:Platform: Wii (I am reviewing the Wii one which ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A interesting story mixed with equally fun and annoying gameplay. 0

The Force Unleashed is an interesting little entity. It connects itself right into the story of the original trilogy without virtually any of it ever being mentioned in the movies. It might sound dodgy story-wise as hell but it actually works. You play the game as Starkiller, who was saved by Vader as a child and became his secret apprentice.  The game will take you to some intriguing locations and has some entertaining game mechanics but there will be quite a few moments that you'll want to str...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Better than expected 0

I went into Star Wars Force Unleashed with a certain amount of trepidation.  I had been really looking forward to the game but due to some unfavourable reviews which bemoaned lots of bugs I was not so sure it would be the game I had originally hoped.  Thankfully my fears were mostly unfounded and I have really enjoyed playing through the game albeit as a rental.  The gameplay is very much combo based button mashing with force powers and a lightsaber at your command.  The use of Sith lightning,...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Review:Star Wars:The Force Unleashed 0

PlotWell most people know that you will play this game as Darth Vadar's secret apprentice,Code name:Star Killer. This game's story takes place between Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith and Episode 4: A New Hope. It aims to fill the gap in the 20 something years in between then. The game starts with the Empire attacking the Wookie planet (Not going to butcher the spelling because I don't know how to spell it). They are attacking still trying to hunt down the remaining Jedi. From the get go you will...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Lame and buggy 0

I didnt have very high hopes for this one. The reviews said it all. The story was great, but everything else was subpar and barely worth your time. Now this was on the consoles, so when they ported(not brought, ported) to the PC it was done in a sloppy manner. There are NO graphics options, the game has to load between menus, and the framerate caps out at 30 FPS. The controls are at least adapted to the PC, which is nice I guess. On top of all this, the game just isnt that fun! I felt bored hone...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

I Find Your Lack of Polish Disturbing 0

Taking place during the time between Episode III and Episode IV (that's the end of the prequel series and the start of the first Star Wars trilogy), it seems that Darth Vader has had second thoughts on being the Emperor's best friend. While tracking down a rogue Jedi and keeping in check his padawan killing tendencies, he discovers a young boy strong in the Force whom he takes on as a secret apprentice. Codenamed 'Starkiller', he grows up under Vader's secret tutelage in the following years and ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The Force Unleashed, Fun in Spades 0

Providing a dazzling display of assorted force powers, and a story that puts Lucus's prequels to shame, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is, conceptually, everything hard-core Jedihaulics could ever want; unfortunately an uneven difficulty curve dampens what would otherwise have been the ultimate Star Wars experience.  Kicking-off in the cold, fear-inducing shoes of Darth Vader, The Force Unleashed immediately showcases the raw power of the force as Vader chokes, blasts, and slices his way through...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Good Mechanics and Story, but short 0

For me, this game was a lot like Assassin's Creed. The character design was phenominal and the gameplay really drew you into the main character. As you destroy hordes of storm troopers, you can really get into the powers and controls for Starkiller. Even the quicktime sequences are better than most others.However, like Assassin's Creed, this game felt more of a techincal demo. The gameplay was short, about 6 hours. Sometimes, the game was also very repetitive. Finally, the story was awesome. In ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Not what it could have been... 0

Overall this is a decent game, though it does have some big flaws. I played through the PS3 version. When you start out, the game is very impressive. You start the game as Darth Vader, then after the first mission you switch over to his apprentice. This game takes place between movies 3 & 4, if you watch them in order. As you progress farther through the game you get new and upgraded force powers, and more lightsaber combos. The graphics in the game are nice, and the force powers do a really...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

God of StarWars 0

The Force Unleashed attempts to establish another story arc and character to the StarWars universe, in the form of Vader’s apprentice. Unfortunately, although the story is interesting, the gameplay and force powers are not. Essentially a God of War clone, The Force Unleashed suffers from poor level design and lacklustre combat that never really manages to be anything other than competent. There were better sword-based action games last year (2008), such as Viking: Battle for Asgard.      (Review...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Interesting story, but gameplay doesn’t achieve greatness. 0

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is a third-person action game, which is hindered by a poor lock-on mechanic and a little clunky combat system. On the other hand it tells an original Star Wars story that is interesting from start to finish. SECRET APPRENTICE Force Unleashed takes place between episodes 3 (Revenge of the Sith) and 4 (the New Hope). Darth Vader takes himself a new apprentice called Starkiller and sets him off to do some wet work. Goal is to annihilate all the remaining jedi w...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

"Force" is a memorable, though imperfect Star Wars game 0

I have to admit up front, I've never been a huge "Star Wars" fan. But when I first saw the trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Unleashed," I was pumped. The prospect of harnessing and wielding the power of the Force first-hand as opposed to watching it in action from the theatre seat strongly drew my interest. For the most part, "The Force Unleashed" delivers. Fry your opponents with lightning, blast them sky high with force push, or crush them with environmental objects--the choice is yours. As ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Oh, How I Wanted to Like this Game 0

Lets make this very clear. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is not a good game. I want it to be. I tried telling myself that it was. It is not.That said, The Force Unleashed is not a complete failure of a game. There are two aspects of the game that keep this sinking ship afloat.The story feels contained, but existing in a larger world -- a balancing act that Star Wars stories often seek but rarely find. The Force Unleashed's story is that of Starkiller, but it's also the story of the birth of the...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

High hopes mixed with a half a cup of dissapoint = not worth it. 0

Words cannot convey the disappointment I had while playing this game. If you played the demo, forget that you did. It's nothing like the regular game. While playing it, it felt like some kind of prototype for the next game announcement. "See what we did, and NOW DA DA DUH DA! We've made it better." If you do any amount of research you'll see virtually every review saying the same thing but we're not ones to take serious writers reviews too serious.  So here's my serious review. That<em> yo...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A troubled youth with a lightsaber and bad attitude? Duude! 0

I must say, being a huge Star Wars fan (who isn't these days) I had ginormous expectations for this game when it first came out. But then I completely forgot about it, until I stumbled upon it in the "Used"-section of the local Gamestop about a year later. "Why not?", I thought and purchased it on the spot. Then I came home, and played it for a solid 6 hours. My opinion about it? Well...It's far from a bad game, it's actually quite brilliant. The first 3 hours, at least. You see, it becomes a ta...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A Worried Fan... 0

Similar Titles:  Prince of Persia, God of War Rating:  Really Really Wanted to be Sloshed!!     There are times when a Star Wars game is great (KOTOR, X-Wing vs. Tie Fighter) and when it is horrible (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and Masters of Teras Kasi).  Upon hearing about Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (TFU), I was instantly excited about the game on account that I’m an old school Star Wars fan boy.  I do, however, approach these games with great caution due to the many disappointments in the...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

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0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Great Game, But Lacks In Technicality. 0

I have to admit. When I first heard about a new Star Wars game being developed, it didn’t really catch my attention. But the more I heard about it and especially after watching the “story trailer” I got suck into the hype, so I decided to see what happened between the lackluster Episode III and the classic Episode IV. My first impression of the game was much unexpected.   The story is fantastic.   ANY fan that has followed the Star Wars franchise should definitely check this game out.   With the...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Chewing at the Leash 0

Lets get things out of the way. I am a massive Star Wars fan, i mean obsessive. Also I was playing on Sith Lord difficulty and the entire game can be extremely frustrating.You play the game as Darth Vaders secret apprentice Starkiller (as if you didnt know that) and the story takes place between episode 3 and 4. The scary thing is for the first time since the 70s the best bit of this Star Wars franchise is the story. It is tied together with a compeling moral choice between good and bad and enti...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Lucasarts Has Taught You Well, But You Are Not A Jedi Yet 0

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is basically, part of Lucasfilm's attempt to pull another Shadows Of The Empire-esque multi-media crossover event-thingie, spanning video games, novels and comics, to bridge the gap between the end of the Prequel Trilogy and the Original Trilogy. Consequently, the hype behind the game is huge, particularly considering that this is, basically, Lucasarts' last in-house Star Wars game. It's not a bad way to go out - but it could have been better.After a semi-tutorial/...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Force on Leash 0

 Game has potential but it is too short to get player full feel from powers.  Another installment in ongoing Star Wars series where every character is somehow connected to someone from original saga. Force Unleashed is nice experience as a next gen action game. We are the Apprentice big secret of Lord Darth Vader. Our master has some missions for us and we do them. But there is something more to our character that will be revealed during game with 2 different endings (yes we choose side). Gr...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

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