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Genre: Action & Shooter / Release Date: 2004-09-24 / Published by LucasArts

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      09.07.2012 02:48
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      10/10

      Star wars battlefront is a 3rd or first person (depending on what camera angle you choose) shooter game based in the star wars series. In this game, you can play as 1 of 4 factions (plus a few others in the extra game modes, more on these later).

      Either fight for the rebel alliance vs the evil empire. The rebels special units are battle hardened wookies and infiltrators, spies who can cloak themselves and burn enemies from behind!

      Fight for empire vs the rebels, special units being jump pack soliders with electrical discharges and bespen officers able to lead their comrades into battle.

      Fight for the droid army, with special units destroyer droid armed with sheilds and about 100 laser cannons, or with the guard bots, with terrifying grenade launches.

      Finally fight for the clones vs the droids with the jet pack solider (similar to the empire one), or with the commander, armed with a solider mounted chain machinegun!

      Each faction also has a standard infantry, sniper, engineer, anti-tank and hero as well (hero is normally one of the jedi's for the forces of good, or one of the sith for forces of bad, the choice depends on the map level).

      Anyway, the objective of the game is to capture bases, and kill opponents, with a variety of vehicles to enter. This game is really awesome as it can feel like you are in a full on battle on some maps. There is also a story mode to follow, and a campaign mode for each faction which can be quite fun.


      Another mode is space battle mode, which was my favourite. Each faction starts off with 1 main ship, and depending on the options specced and map size, 0-2 cruisers. The aim is to score points by either killing enemies, shooting down enemy fighters, destroying cruisers, or destroying the main ships shields, radar, cannon, engines, weapon system and hull (each scoring a set amount of points). In order to do this you have 4 spacecraft to choose from, and 2 solider classes. Play as pilots with their inferior handgun, but the ability to heal any spacecraft they command over time. or go with the space marines armed with rifles and missile launchers, but sadly are not as adept with flying spacecraft.

      Then choose either the fighter, an all round ship, the bomber, heavy army, heavy payload specific vs enemy ships/cruisers, but slow and vulnerable. The landing ship, able to carry men and a spawn point onto the enemy ship to allow a raid (in the raid you can plant bombs on things like the central computer core of the ship to deactivate weapons etc), or the intercept, light heavy damage output craft but with low armour are best suited for shooting down enemy attackers rather than mounting an assault on enemy ships (as enemy ships weapons systems will destroy interceptors pretty easily if your not careful). I just love this mode, no other game does anything like this to my knowledge!

      Each faction has different ships, all seen in the star wars films, and each factions ships are slightly different. For example the rebel Y wing bomber can seat a driver and a secondary gunner unique to the rebel class. Also you can do jump twirls etc to get away from missiles that lock on to you. Its all very good fun.


      Other game modes some strange games, such as hunt mode, where you get to choose other weird factions, like the gungans vs droids, and so on. These are more like minigames, and i wont mention much about them as they are more something to do when you want a change. Other modes include clones vs geonosians, and various others, again all based on the films.

      2 final modes i want to discuss quickly, there is a level (i forget which), which you can play a special hero mode, where everyone gets to play a hero. This mode is fun, as you have darth maul fighting off quin on and so on. its awesome fun.

      Finally there is a online multiplayer. I just mention that here at the end as i have never played it as i did not have the cable needed to play ps2 online.

      In summary, this is a very good game, a must have for all shooter and star wars fans out there.

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      21.05.2012 12:40

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      One of the best StarWars games,

      Starwars Battlefront is a great game. Infact its one of the best on PS2. It allows you to play as a nameless grunt in many of the famous battles from the films.

      The gameplay is great. You spawn on the map as a soldier. You can choose to be a standard soldier with laser rifle or as a sniper or support with rocket launcher. There are many other classes, some which are unique to that army. Aim of the battle is to kill enough enemies to make the reinforcement counter reach 0 or to capture enough command posts (Respawn points) so that you can dominate the map. Matches are fun and hectic, where you dodge laser blasts from all sides, take down enemy vehicles or shoot enemies from afar. It really does feel like you are replaying your favourite battles.

      The graphics, for the time, were great but nowadays they do look dated, like all previous generation console games. But that doesn't stop it from looking great for its age.

      There is technically infinite replayability and it really does depend on how quickly you get bored. You set up "playlists " of battle scenarios. Theres about 30 maps and about 4 game modes so it will take you a while to get bored. However, when you do get bored of fighting the computer there is nothing left to do. There is an online, but barely anyone played it when Battlefront had just recently come out and no one plays it now.

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      23.07.2011 00:10
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      you will lose (a few) hours playing through and getting entranced in the game

      I watched the first star wars trilogy a few weeks ago. I watched the second trilogy a few days ago. Somehow I had picked up this game and loved it years ago!
      Having only watched Star Wars recently, I want to play the game even more! It's a great game, and as my title suggests it does have it all. Explosions - Check. Massive battles fought on different planets- Check. Darth Vader - hell yeah!

      The game itself is easy to pick up, and even easier to surrender your free time to. If you're a star wars fan, being immersed in all the battles is just awesome. You also fight as many different characters, droids, stormtroopers, rebels etc. (My favourite is the super battle droid, it fires rockets from its wrists!)

      On the downside the campaign is very short, but hey get some friends and do it co-op or against each other or try taking over the galaxy yourself in the galactic campaign mode. You can also get online (but who the hell even uses PS2 online play?)

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        05.02.2011 03:09

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        Very fun strategy game that I would recommend to almost anybody.

        A long time ago in a galaxy far far away people used to rent video games from Blockbuster. Yes, I know, sounds crazy don't it? Anyhow, that is how I first came in contact with this underrated gem of a game. I took it home, played it a little, and was hooked almost instantly. Needless to say, the next week when I returned it I already owned my own personal copy of the game.

        Basically the game places you as one of your favorite troops from the Star Wars movies. If you're on the side of the Republic, you'll play as different types of human rebels (pilots, launchers, etc.) If you're playing as the evil Empire than you will be playing as different types of droids or storm troopers. Doesn't sound like too great of a game, but allow me to elaborate on what made this such a fun game, the strategy of it.

        This isn't your typical shooter. There are different checkpoints all around the battlefield. Your goal is to get to each node and capture it, which basically means standing around and killing enemies that are trying to kill you. All the while, both your troops and enemy troops are racing at each other, spawning from the different checkpoints you have already captured. It makes for a very intense game that can go back and forth very easily. It's not your typical shooter, this game actually makes you think and plan your movements carefully as your playing. If you're a gamer who plays while half asleep at 2 a.m. in the morning, this isn't the game for you. You must be actively thinking the whole time. If you can do that, then you're guaranteed to have a blast with this game.

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        13.01.2011 23:04
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        On the Light Side of the Force

        Once upon a time, in the galaxy that we live in, there used to be something very, very special. These were known to the world as Star Wars games. Oh yes they still appear these days but in all honest, quite a few of these titles are just not worth the time of day for one reason or another. Let's try and forget Star Wars Episode III shall we? Not long before this travesty was released, Lucasarts decided to try a large war based format for a videogame, similar in execution to the Battlefront series. Aptly titled Battlefront, it offered to all who decided to purchase the opportunity to play as either benevolent Rebel or evil Imperial.

        Battlefront had arrived.

        Let's get to the nitty gritty of the game mechanics then. A good place to start would be graphics; everyone does seem to obsess over them these days. The game runs at a smooth frame rate and looks rather colourful on my screen as I play it. The game is bright and vibrant and faithfully recreates several classic Star Wars locations like Yavin and Hoth with only minor changes to suit the gameplay mechanics. All the characters are instantly recognisable and are easy to spot amid the fast paced battles going on around you.

        The soundtrack is exactly what you would expect from a Star Wars game - fast, exciting and of course included the classic Star Wars theme. There are a multitude of voice actors throughout though there is no 'plot' as such, just a series of battles.

        That brings us neatly to the gameplay - the goal of the game is to defeat the other team, either by killing every unit or by taking over every enemy base and holding them for about 20 seconds. It's simple enough and with several classes of trooper to choose from, there's a degree of tactical freedom too! Be a trooper and just run and gun or be a sniper and shoot them from a distance. You can also control multiple enemy transports like the Snowspeeder and the infamous AT-AT! The game can be bland at times due to the lack of plot and repetitive gameplay but it is more designed for multiplayer action rather than single player.

        So in conclusion I have to say that while being a repetitive game, it is rather fun on multiplayer and the locales from the films are faithfully reconstructed. For a Battlefield clone, it does deliver the good reasonably well!

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          12.09.2009 16:44

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          Style over substance, but what style!

          Star Wars Battlefront reminds me a lot of the superb FPS game Battlefield 1942 - it operates on the same principle of a war of attrition in which there is little storyline, and it just involves you going to various locations and destroying the enemy until they have no units left. The only difference? It's in space and the models and designs are obviously taken from the Star Wars universe.

          Galactic Conquest mode is indeed what makes this such a delight to play - you initially pick either the Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire, CIS or Clone army, then pick a unit and you're off! Each force is balanced with its own advantages and disadvantages, and there are numerous types of soldiers to pick also, from simple Infantry men with machine guns, to super soldiers who have rocket launchers. Also, you can use vehicles to decimate your foes.

          It's a very simple premise but also a very entertaining one - the game doesn't offer much in the way of a challenge, but for Star Wars nerds who've always wanted to recreate their favourite battles from the films, this is an unmistkably vital piece of software. You have troops, and so do the enemies, but much like BF1942, thyere are control points across the map that you can capture to aid with your assault - the more you hold, the more your enemy's units will deplete and so on. Considering this was released at a midway point in the PS2's developmental cycle, the visual effects are rather impressive indeed, particularly the manner with which they have brought this battle to life, with many, many units being on the screen at once, alongside large vehicles and numerous particle effects.

          It may not offer much in way of plot or a challenge, but it's a damn fun game that's stunning to play with a few mates and a bunch of beer. This is a great game.

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          14.08.2009 23:51

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          A good action game.

          Star Wars Battlefront is an action game for the Playstation 2.

          In the game there is no story mode to speak of, instead the game comes with a Galactic Conquest mode. In this mode you travel from planet to planet hopefully taking over the planets that you visit and eventually capture them all and win the game, it's a pretty fun mode to play and although there is no story you can pretend that you are reliving some of the epic battles from the Star Wars movies!

          You can play as, the Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire, CIS and the Clone army. Each faction has the same basic type of units however so you are not at a disadvantage to pick any of them. You can choose to play as standard Soldiers armed with rifle blasters, Heavy soldiers armed with rockets, Pilot armed with a pistol and able to use vehicles with more proficiency. Each faction also gets a special unique unit which you unlock by playing well, for the Clones you can use the Jet Trooper, Dark Trooper for the Galactic Empire, Droideka for the CIS and so on.

          Playing the game is easy enough, you have a limited supply of troops that will go down as they are killed. You must capture the various control points on the map to be able to bring in troops at those locations so you can either win the matches by destroying all the opponents troops or capturing all the points so they are unable to deploy any more. The battles involve many troops on screen at a time plus loads of vehicles you are able to drive from ATSTs to X-Wing fighters so it really feels epic at times. Jedi and Sith including Darth Vader and Mace Windu do make an appearance in the game but unfortunately are not playable.

          Graphically the game captures the look of the Star Wars universe well and the sounds are all authentic too.

          If you have ever felt the urge to recreate some Star Wars battles this game will be right up your street.

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          07.05.2009 17:28

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          Good diverse game with plenty to do

          Star Wars battlefront is an extremely enjoyable game to play; it is based on the star wars films and involves the player in a role playing position as either a clone or a droid.

          Within each category a player can choose specific extra abilities such as a jet pack or a medic pack, etc.
          There is also the chance, in some maps, to enter a vehicle such as a X-Wing fighter or an AT-AT, etc.

          Anyway, the game is in general, fantastic. It is one of my all time favourites.
          The aim to the game is to conquer a map by means of capturing command posts or by simply killing everyone on the opposing side.

          In this version you cannot be a hero character such as a Jedi or Sith, but the variance of maps and game types make up for this.

          Game types include, as mentioned before, a simple instant play death match, or if you prefer you can enter a campaign in which you fight your way across the galaxy.

          I have played both Star Wars battlefront I & II and prefer the first as although it does lack further maps and features, I feel it is a more well rounded game.

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          10.05.2008 17:55
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          Highly recommended wonderful shooter

          I'm a big Star Wars fan and the last really good Star Wars game was Shadows of the Empire for the old N64. So this was a very refreshing surprise. Basically it's a multiplayer online shooter set in the Star Wars universe it has different soldier sets from Stormtroopers to Republic Guards and a lots and lots of vehicles out of the films. You get to play in the epic battles from both the original series (Episodes IV, V, VI) as well as the prequel trilogy (Episode I, II, III.) The game liberally borrows concepts from EA's Battlefield series, transplanting the competitive action into the Star Wars galaxy. Players team up or go head-to-head to fight on ten legendary planets from the George Lucas franchise and use a variety of weapons and vehicles, including X-wings, snowspeeders and AT-STs. It's a great game thats lots of fun and has great longevity. Fantastic to play online or with your mates. If you're a Star Wars mark then really you ought to give this a whirl.

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            22.02.2006 00:59
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            epic star wars war game

            This is a review of the hit game called Star Wars Battlefront for the PS2, which is also on other consoles such as XBOX and PC. As the movie franchise has had a big success they decide to bring out games to cover the story or a story that is new. Star Wars Battlefront is a whole new type of Star Wars game, it is a 3rd person shooter, which enables you to choose your troop, choose the empire you follow and to even choose where you want to start on the battlefield.

            There are many modes in the game; there is the Campaign, which you will follow throughout the story of two eras' in the Star Wars universe. Then there is Galactic Conquest which practically is you taking over the universe in many different time era's. Then there is instant action, which allows you to pick a battle and get straight into a war. This game also enables you to have mass wars on the internet via XBOX Live. Where a maximum of 32 people can be in a battle at once.

            When you go into a battle, you will first choose which command post you wish to spawn at, then choose which type of troop, there are a few different troops, which have different weapons for you to play with, like you can have a blaster rifle trooper, or a rocket launcher trooper and each unit has its own advantages against different enemy units. Then once you have chosen your trooper you wish to be, you will spawn at the selected Command Post you selected previously. Then in the battle the aim of the game is to either take out all of the enemy forces, or control all of the Command Posts on the battlefield.

            Command Posts are scattered on the battlefield, and you will be able to find them on the mini map in game and will notice them as they glow a certain colour, red means that is an enemy Command Post, yellow means that it is a Command Post taken by the people whom live on the planet, white means it is a neutral Command Post and is up for grabs by anyone and green means that it is your Command Post you have either taken over or started with. You take Command Posts by standing by it for so long; you will see an icon pop up showing you that you are taking it, and how long it will take till you gain control of it.

            When you get more Command Posts, more troops will spawn in that area and you will have the option to spawn there yourself. When you die, you will be able to re-spawn, and change your troop and where to spawn. You can only loose a battle if all of your reinforcements are taken out or you don't have any Command Posts under control.

            The two eras' you will be able to battle in are the Clone Wars and the Galactic Empire, and in each era you will be good and bad. In the Clone Wars you will be the CIS and the Clone Troopers, while in the Galactic Empire you will be able to be the Galactic Empire and the Rebels. You are unable to be a Jedi/Sith in this game, but that does not make this any less then it is, as it is a brilliant game.

            As it is in 3rd person, you may think that it will be hard to play, yet it is not, it may seem difficult when you first get your hands on it, but it is easy to get use to the controls and surprisingly easy to get really good at the game. The game is also two players, which is co-operative mode, which allows you to do the story with a friend, which can make the battles even better and more fun which is a good thing, but on XBOX Live you will have sixteen other players on your side plus having computer allies which makes it like a big war.

            Also in the battles, you are able to command units, you have four commands, there is follow me, hold this position, move out, or at ease. Each of them are valuable, and best to use a lot, as depending on your commands is depending on if you take advantage of the battle or not. There are more things to this game that makes this game excellent, and that is that every vehicle you see or know of in the Star Wars films is yours to control, you are able to drive/ride every vehicle you see on the battlefield which makes this game even better.

            Also in Star Wars Battlefront, you will be able to re-visit famous battles from the films themselves, the only film this game does not cover is Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith, but it does not need to cover it to be the best. But overall this game is great, and the battles on loads of different planets are just brilliant, and the massive battles are awesome and great fun with just you or with mates.

            Star Wars Battlefront is very enjoyable game to play, with mates, on your own, or even Online, it is very playable, and loads of things on there for you to have fun, and loads of items to unlock. The game is very addictive, when you start playing it; you will keep playing it all the time, and then introduces the game to your mates which will then end up playing it for even longer. The game is very original, it has a great new style to the game, and is the first game I know that is done like this, in the 3rd person action battle madness game.

            The graphics are fairly decent, it is smooth, not jumpy; the environments are fantastic as you get to revisit old planets from the Star Wars films and some new battlefields you never got to experience, which is all smooth and fantastically detailed. The background sound to the game is brilliant, it takes music from the films which then you know this is defiantly a Star Wars game, and the music defiantly sets the mood of the battles with the cool orchestrated sounds of Star Wars. The game is all voiced, you will here someone de-briefing you before a battle, and you will get soldiers talking to you during the battle, which is great. The sound effects are masterful; you hear the sounds like it would be in the motion pictures.

            The game can be difficult at some places, especially if you are new to the game and end up dying all the time, but it does get easier when you get better, but you can always increase the difficulty when you get better at the game. The game is great value for money, you can find it fairly cheap nowadays which is a good thing. Overall I thought this game was very good, epic battles, you can have space fights, take over the universe, have special functions on Galactic Conquest to make the battles easier or worse, you could be on the battlefield with an ally Jedi/Sith which is awesome. I give this game 5 star * * * * *, as I see no flaws in this accept it may be a bit repetitive at some times, but that's when you need a break from the game, but then again most games are repetitive, but that does not make them a bad game.

            THIS GAME IS

            Epic
            Brilliant
            Star Wars

            THIS GAME IS NOT

            Always Repetitive
            Boring
            Like Other Star Wars Games

            You can find this game for £14.99 on Play.com

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              06.10.2005 21:09
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              Great game but repetitive

              When this first came out, I was not that excited about it but the more I saw it around, the more interested I was. I finally got the game second-hand and boy was it worth it! Great things about the game are:

              Action- There is never a dull moment in the battles! From ewoks firing arrows at heavily armoured stormtroopers to flying rebel starfighters, you are always in the thick of it which is great until you realise that an enemy is behind you firing at your head.

              Weapons- Personally I just go for a bog standard infantry trooper with a rifle. I do more damage firing lasers in the general direction of the enemy than trying to snipe them or throw grenades at them! But enemies seem to hit you no matter what you use.

              Aliies AI- Absolutely outstanding. I am never on my own as my allies are always firing at the enemy while I run forward and covering for me if I get seperated from them.

              But there are some little niggles that sometimes spoil the game...

              Too easy to die- If you aren't being shot at by enemies 50 metres away, your own are shooting you in the back! Grrr...

              Repetitive- Nice surroundings but you don't get to look at them much as you are too busy trying to defend yourself from waves after waves of enemies. That is the repetitive bit. Same old same old every level just a few trees on one level, desert in another, ice tundra in another...

              Enemy AI- They get the best defensive ground and some decent weapons and they use them to devastating effect! your ranks soon get decimated if they go the wrong way.

              In general it is a great game but not for that long as you get killed so much unless you creep around. Multi player is slightly better but it is still the same old thing over and over.

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                16.02.2005 15:51
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                Star Wars games are very much like the new films - much anticipated but don't quite live up to expectation.

                This game bucks the trend in many ways - its great fun and looks fantastic but not quite enough for true longevity.

                It does, however, do exactly what it sets out to do: create an immersive frantic battleground on which to go to war with the enemy on various planets in the star wars universe.

                The in-game graphics are excellent, the colours and the locations are well realised especially on the ice planet of Hoth and the forests of Endor.

                The front end graphics are a bit poor but the game is interspersed with clips from the films, which set the scene perfectly before each battle.

                The battlefields are basically arenas - you can roam around but you can not leave the battlefield - this doesn't present a problem as the arenas are large and spacious and offer many different vantage points.

                At the outset you can choose between 3 different game modes (including Historical Campaign and Galactic Conquest)- these are variations of the same theme and ultimately you will always be drawn to the 'instant action' mode.
                In this you can choose any battlefield, from the dozen or so on offer, and then choose which side you want to fight for.

                There isn't the facility to mix and match the different eras so as an Imperial (stormtrooper) you will always be fighting against the rebellion (rebel) and as a republican (clone trooper) you will always fight separatist (battledroid).
                The gameplay is the same whichever side you choose with slight variations to their abilities in battle.

                The rebels and imperials are evenly matched but its a nightmare fighting against the seperatists - the battledroids are difficult to pick out in battle especially on the oceanic world of Kamino.
                This is one of several truly stand-out arenas to fight on (but sadly its one of the few restricted ones - this arena only allows republic v separatist). A thunderstorm rages overhead as you command your forces from the pristine white interiors to the murky darkness of the rain soaked platforms outside.

                Once you selected your side you then have a choice of combatant - you can choose between 4-5 different troopers (they tend to be variations of soldier, sniper, cannon firer, and pilot) and you will also be able to choose to be a jet pack stormtrooper or a Chewbacca style Wookie! Your weapons tend to be variations of blasters and grenades (there are, sadly, no lightsabres).

                The objectives of the game are very simple - capture command posts and/or kill all the enemy and the beauty of this game is once you are on the battlefield you can do whatever you want - you can summon troops around you to join you (there are 4 basic commands you can issue) and either stand your ground against the marauding enemy (and when they attack they attack in droves!) or you can go on a stealth mission to attack the enemies command posts and cut off their reinforcements.

                If you are killed in battle then you can 'respawn' from a choice of command posts - hence the importance to capture and retain command posts during the game.
                You can respawn as a different type of trooper if you wish, which is ideal if you spot a good vantage point and wish to be a sniper.

                The default view is 3rd person view (where you can see your character) but there is the option to change to 1st person (where you see only the weapon you are holding and firing)
                The controls are easy to pick up and play especially if you've played Medal of Honor-style games before.

                The Artificial Intelligence is ok - its hard to gauge as there is so much going on during the conflict. It does seem to become a free for all but troops do run for cover and take up positions to attack the enemy.

                The sounds are superb - from laser blasters to shouts of 'grenade', each side has voices unique to them which is a nice touch from the robotic voices of the separatists to the antipoedean twang of the clone troopers - it is very effective.

                Plantery natives also play a small part in the proceedings - if only to add atmosphere and perspective to the battles.
                You'll see Jawas, Ewoks and the truly annoying Jar Jar Binks'. On the desert planet of Tattooine you'll even find yourself under attack from Tusken Raiders who have their own command posts.
                They are not part of the objective but their inclusion provides a welcome (if singular) change as you can find yourself fighting on 2 fronts.

                In these 'instant action' battles you can choose an option to have lightsabre wielding Jedi Heroes to fight alongside you (they are Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Count Dooku and Mace Windu) they look impressive and cut a swathe through the enemy forces and they are virtually invincible. Once the novelty has worn off you'll find yourself turning the Jedi Hero option off as its frustrating to encounter one (conversely its thrilling to fight alongside one).

                Star Wars fans will love this and non-Star Wars fans will greatly enjoy the gameplay but their interest will probably wane more quickly.

                This is great fun to play and you'll find yourself hooked on the frantic gameplay and atmosphere evoking environments. Also as it's been out for a while down it's come right down in price, Blocbusters at my bit are selling it for £14.99

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                  Star wars is one of those rare entities that spans generations of fans whilst creating new ones all the time simply because people either like it because they DO like it, or because they think they SHOULD like it because everybody else seems to, which i find rather irritating, the same reason Man U have all those irritating little ****** who support them in devon. I am one of those people that usually gets annoyed when people say 'oh the originaly was far better' in a definately maybe vs whats the story kind of way, as i find these people just think its cool to dislike what is new.However when it came to the star wars series of films, well im sorry but the new films just dont cut it for me.if a film which looks like a computor game purports to be a serious and classy epic, then you should virtually be able to smell the wookie costume and know that the actor is actually talking to something rather than a blue screen to which some annoying quirky ja ja binks will later be irritatingly added. Star wars computor games are just that, computor games so this problem doenst exist for them. When it comes to this game, having spent many hours (although spent is not the word my mum woud use to describe, wasted rather), i have come to the conclusion that
                  Battlefront is a solid multiplayer action game suitable for all classes of people, from fans of the original film to fans of the new ones to a mix of the two. as it spans both series of films side or be assigned to one. Clone Wars maps pit the droids against the clones, while in the Civil War you’ll either play as the Empire or the Rebels.

                  The game basically involves one of four basic classes, sniper, soldier, pilot and missile launcher, and as you would imagine each has their own particular skills.missile launchers are able to blow the living crap out of vehicles, whilst other classes cant, soldiers are the odd job boys of the game and are good at a bit of everything, the gary nevilles of the game i suppose.snipers..well im not going to insult your intelligence by telling you what theyre good at and the same goes for pilot.i dopnt tach people to suck eggs!

                  As you can imagine the crux of the game is to kill all before you sparing none, and capturing territory.yes we come to expect that from this sort of game, no real innovations there, and there is a lot of the button bashing you come to expect from this genre.
                  The graphics are excellent and there are lovely touches like the fact that if you controle more area than your enemy you can take over a whole planet.if you take over a whole planet, tattoine per say, you can use the death star to wreak hell on other planets who dont leave the toilet seat down when theyve finished!
                  its a good solid game as you would expect from Lucas arts, but do you really want to give that guy that looks like an ewok any more of your hard earned cash?well id go for yes, its better than most from the star wars conveyor belt.Howerver i think its about time someone came up with a new idea for i for one am getting sick the star wars genre which is there basically to make money and sell merchandise wheras earlier on at its inception, it was a true reflection of life- good against evil.now its market forces vs audiences.im not happy!






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                Star Wars Battlefront gives you the chance to play as a soldier in intense multiplayer battles with up to 32 people. Choose your allegiance and pick a soldier from one of four different armies. Fight on ten legendary planets and use a variety of weapons and vehicles, including X-wings, snowspeeders and AT-STs. Keep your wits about you and victory may be within your reach. Experience the chaos of battle as you fight the greatest wars in the Star Wars universe.