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Star Wars: Battlefront II

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GF Rating
8.3

4756 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
9

Excellent

Great game, a must play for any Star Wars fan

posted by Creepr (SONORA, CA) Jun 9, 2009

Member since Jun 2009

11 out of 11 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

Building off the success of the original, Star Wars: Battlefront 2 is leaps and bounds ahead of its predessor.

Graphics: While it IS a last gen game, it looks great considering. I was esspiecially impressed by the smooth framrate, and fantasic animations for the hero charcters. There is a bit of slow down on the 2-4 player slitscreen, however.

Story: This is not a story game. It is about blasing everything that moves... is a mildly stagetic manner. That aside, the campaign ( which can be played in 2 player splitscreen co-op by the way :D ) tells a kinda interesting story of the legendary 501st storm trooper legion, and their role in the rise of the empire, starting at the clones wars. Its not a great narritive, but its definatly a welcome feature.

Gameplay: Simply put: Its great fun. Espessically the galactic conquest mode, which allows players to fight for control of the galaxy, one planet at a time. That's where I found the games greatest thrills. All of the weapons, and vehicles feel great. Even the space battles flow well. But the fact can't be overlooked that the vehicles and hero's can sometimes seem insanly overpowered when in control of a human player. The A.I bots arn't always too bright either. They don't repair vehicles, and behind the wheel... not much of a challenge unless your on foot. Ground troops are more useful, distributing health an ammo (albeit sparringly) hacking vehicles, and manning turrets.

Sound: The awesome Star Wars soundtrack and sound effects really immerse you in the expirience. Although, the dialouge for the hero charcters is laughably bad. But in a good way. 5.1 Dolby Digitial FTW!

Leasting Appeal: The stats tracker, and bonuses atributed to those stats, will keep you hooked for months. I litterly did not stop playing for two days after I got it.

Pros:

-Space battles

-Audio

-Galactic conquest

Cons:

-Dated graphic

-Ocassionally dumb A.I

-No next gen sequel ( sad face indeed )

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

More fun than you can shake a lightsaber at

posted by INFECTiON6 (WHITTIER, CA) Feb 26, 2007

Member since Feb 2007

6 out of 6 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

This game is great, campaign mode is fun and quite difficult at times. The other modes are tons of fun too. Galaxy conquest mode especially, keeping hold of your planets while simultaneously trying to take over the enemies is pretty difficult. Playing on Live is a lot of fun too, but can be a bit laggy when theres a lot of AI units on the map.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

AWESOME

posted by domster (LAKE MARY, FL) May 2, 2009

Member since Aug 2007

16 out of 17 gamers (94%) found this review helpful

This game is so great! Some of the levels are the same, but it's still great.There are new characters, vehicles and even space battles.There are the incredible hunting modes and easy but fun capture the flag. if you never played it, i recommend you rent it first and then buy it. The only bad part is that it takes almost 100 shots to kill an enemy. that doesn't change the awsomeness of the game.You have to get it.

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