"[2] Blackman's main objective was to have the storyline be attractive to a broad audience; while he asserted that fans with a general understanding of the Star Wars franchise would be more enthralled with the storyline, Blackman emphasized the need to appeal to a more mainstream demographic. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is an action-adventure game and part of The Force Unleashed project.It was initially developed for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, and Xbox 360 consoles and on iOS, second-generation N-Gage, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, and Java-equipped mobile phone handhelds. [14] The game was released for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Nintendo Wii consoles, as well as the Nintendo DS and iOS portable devices. A sequel, entitled Star Wars: The Force Unleashed III, was planned, but it was ultimately scrapped following Disney's acquisition of Lucasfilm in 2012. [47] Andrew Reiner of Game Informer criticized the story and the dissatisfying appearances by Boba Fett and Yoda. [2] Players control a clone of Starkiller, the first game's protagonist, who was Darth Vader's secret apprentice until betraying him and helping to form the Rebel Alliance, sacrificing himself in the process. To begin, this title continues the Star Wars tradition of having absolutely amazing music. [30] In Sweden, The Force Unleashed II was the third best-selling overall game of the week; the PlayStation 3 version of the game topped its respective chart, while the Xbox 360 version trailed behind Fable 3 as the second-best selling Xbox 360 game of the week. [26] "There are many different ways to integrate our audio assets including scripting or placing sound emitters directly inside environment art and our work was unfortunately blown out many times," he stated. You play a young Jedi Academy student who must help stop an evil plot by Dark Jedi to collect and use Dark Side energy for their own ends. The Force Unleashed II produced varying responses from critics, who despite adulating the sound design and aesthetics, were concerned with several gameplay elements and an underwhelming storyline. Starkiller arrives on the Imperial-controlled planet Cato Neimoidia to rescue Rahm Kota, the original Starkiller's blind Jedi mentor, who is being forced to fight in a gladiatorial arena by the planet's ruler, Baron Merillion Tarko. Aggregate scores range from the 40–70% range at … Jedi mind trick, bad story writing and bad character development. Starkiller. The Force Unleashed II is a third-person action game in which the player's character's weapons are the Force and a lightsaber.The game has a combo system for stringing lightsaber attacks and for combining lightsaber attacks with Force powers. As a result of the acquisition, The Force Unleashed project became part of the non-canonical Star Wars Expanded Universe (also known as Star Wars Legends) and never received a proper conclusion. The darkly humorous, provocative drama stars Sam as the heroic, "Aidan", a sensual and brooding vampire. 0 of 2 people found this review helpful. Starkiller jumps after them, killing the Gorog and saving Kota, while the latter calls in the Rogue Shadow, the original Starkiller's ship, to rescue the pair. Jamie Glover (born July 10, 19691) was the voice of General Maximilian Veers in Star Wars: Battlefront II and in Star Wars: Empire at War. The game has a combo system for stringing lightsaber attacks and for combining lightsaber attacks with Force powers. View production, box office, & company info. [58] Alexander Sliwinski of Joystiq derided it as a "desperate cash grab", which had no intentions of aspiring to be a "major part of lore or to be nearly as epic" as The Force Unleashed. Followers: 43. A game based on the Star Wars Universe, taking place across multiple eras of the franchise. The game was released in the United States on October 26 A clone of Starkiller is created by Darth Vader, but, after he escapes his master's grasp, he travels across the galaxy to discover who, or what, he really is. The Force Unleashed II received mixed reviews from critics who praised the graphics and sound design, but criticized the repetitive gameplay, short length, and underwhelming story. In November 2015, one month before the release of Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, Blackman revealed that The Force Unleashed III would have been more open-world and seen Starkiller and Darth Vader team-up to fight a new threat from Emperor Palpatine. He was credited as Cully Fredericksen in the first Force Unleashed game, and Cully Fredrickson in StarWars.com articles. Darth Vader's trusted apprentice, Starkiller, arrives on Endor with special orders to elminate the Alliance's remaining leaders. Veteran Star Wars voice actor Sam Witwer revealed new details about the canceled The Force Unleashed 2 sequel during an online event. Like the original Force Unleashed, experience points earned by killing enemies and finding artifacts can be used to increase Starkiller's powers and traits. This is in my opinion, the best voice acting in a video game ever, better then halo, the last of us, uncharted, even Mass Effect. Starkiller is the protagonist of the multimedia event Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, which included a novel, comic book, and of course a video game.He went on to star in the video game's sequel, The Force Unleashed II, and also appeared as a "guest character" in the fighting game Soul Calibur IV, in which he was referred to only as "The Apprentice". [16][17], Haden Blackman served as a writer for the sequel,[18] and was only given a mere 3 weeks by Lucasarts to write the game’s script. [4][19] Blackman felt the second game takes better advantage of the powerful engine than does the first game. [3][4] The Force Unleashed II is described as the "dark entry" in the series,[4] and a more personal story for the game's protagonist than the first game. Set shortly after Revenge of the Sith, the player takes on the role of a Jedi padawan being hunted by the Empire after Order 66. "No Small Parts" takes a look at his rise to fame. [27] The LucasArts coder realized that such processes could be repackaged for a different use. Directed by Haden Blackman, Steve Stamatiadis, Martin Stoltz. So cringeworthy. The Force leads him to Dagobah, where he meets Jedi Grandmaster Yoda and enters a cave that is strong with the dark side's power. 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[6], According to lead producer Vinde Kudirka, the goal of the game across all platforms is to make the player feel like "a super-powerful Jedi". The game was released for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Nintendo Wii consoles, as well as the Nintendo DS and iOS portable devices. Play as the foot soldier of the galaxy's greatest factions and wage war across countless planets. [26] The sound effects team was divided to address specific details; Tom Bible was in charge of creating sound for weapons and force powers, while Aaron Brown specialized in the spaceships. Through motion capture and voice work, she portrayed the role of Juno Eclipse in the video game Star Wars: The Force Unleashed and its sequel, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II. The Wii version of the game was generally considered by reviewers to be the better version of the game, due to the significantly different storyline, extra levels and the addition of a multiplayer mode. I know The Force Unleashed 2 has added dual lightsabers, but what else has been added to The Force Unleashed 2? Upon his arrival, Tarko quickly becomes untrustful of Starkiller and orders his men to kill him. [23], The Force Unleashed II derives from LucasArts' Ronin 2.0 game engine, an update to a similarly named proprietary game engine used by its predecessor. [8] The Wii's control scheme is focused on being able to precisely control Starkiller's Force powers and saber combos. History Talk (0) Share. As the 'Unleashed' part of its name suggests, Force powers are not … The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special has a stellar voice cast, which includes some returning Star Wars greats from the main movies as well as voice actors who made their mark on various animated series [22] Veteran Star Wars: The Clone Wars voice actors Tom Kane and Dee Bradley Baker are also included amongst the cast. [29] The Force Unleashed II was the fifth-highest selling game of the week in the United Kingdom, denoting sales of 56,064 copies. However, after LucasArts was closed by The Walt Disney Company due to the purchase of Lucasfilm, The Force Unleashed III was cancelled among other planned Star Wars video games, like Star Wars 1313. Witwer petitioned David Collins, voice of PR0XY and audio lead for the game. [63], John Teti of Eurogamer said the game overall "feels like it was created out of obligation rather than inspiration", and points toward Blackman's departure from LucasArts before the game's release as a potential sign of trouble. 1 History 1.1 The Clone Wars 2 Duel Mode 3 Personality 4 Physical appearance 5 External Links Aayla Secura was born on the Twi'lek homeworld Ryloth. Aggregate scores range from … She is voiced by Kari Wahlgren in the video game. The game ends with Vader ordering his apprentice to take Starkiller's ship and hunt down the leaders of the Rebel Alliance. Taking on the iconic role of Emperor Sheev Palpatine from Ian McDiarmid is a tall order, but Sam Witwer pulled it off. Then, they get something that doesn't look very pretty when running at 60, realising that all the art has to be produced very carefully as well as level and game design. Given the Sith name "Starkiller" for … Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. [26] Although some effects were borrowed from The Force Unleashed, the vast majority of sounds were completely new. Video Game: Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II Franchise: Star Wars Darth Vader's secret apprentice, codenamed Starkiller, is trained in the Dark Side to defeat the enemies of the Empire, but must find his own path when his master betrays him. Since the Empire anticipated their move and activated a defensive shield around the planet, Starkiller tells Kota to order an evacuation and crashes the Salvation through the shield. A downloadable content (DLC) level was released in December 2010, providing a continuation of the non-canonical dark side ending of the game, with the dark Starkiller clone depicted in said ending as the protagonist. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II is an action-adventure platform video game developed and published by LucasArts. You guide mercenary Kyle Katarn, who must stop the evil plot of a renegade Jedi by relearning his skills as a Jedi Knight. He also felt that because Starkiller begins the game as a powerful character, leveling up does not feel as satisfying as in the first game; while the game does offer increased variety in enemy types that "occasionally present a challenge", defeating them eventually becomes formulaic. It presented a simple story that featured plenty of thematic elements seen in both the original and prequel trilogy. Darth Vader. 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