The first Star Wars Battlefront was a great game, but I think
this version is better than any other Star Wars game ever.
sequel to Star Wars Battlefront, you continue to battle against the
opposition in this team based shooter. You can choose from loads of
species, characters and sides, from the Droids, the Republic, the Empire and
finally the Rebels, plus in the new Hunt mode you can be other characters.
They are: Jawas, Tusken Raiders, Gungans, Geonosians, Wookies, Ewoks, and
the mighty Wampas. The other remaining characters are all Jedi. On the
dark side there is Darth Vader, Darth Sidious, Darth Maul, Count Dooku,
General Grevious, Anakin Skywalker, Jango Fett and Boba Fett, while on the
good side are Luke Skywalker, Obi-one Kenobi, Mace Windu, Yoda, Han Solo and
In the game there are several modes, there is Rise of the Empire (story
mode), Galactic Conquest and Instant Action. In the story mode you are
the Republic (clones) and you win battles by completing several objectives,
such as hold off the enemy assault for three minutes, or maybe assassinate
someone. Then when you have completed half of the story mode you
change to the Empire as in the movies.
Galactic Conquest is where you choose between the four teams and try and
take over all eleven planets. You start with one unit but you get
credits for winning battles. With your credits you can purchase other
troops, and you also use them to buying bonuses such as extra troops or
instant Action you choose any map with any mode and any rules. The new
space battles are very fascinating with two modes; Capture the Flag and
Destroy the Enemy Cruiser.
are hi tech and very likeable, and the space battles are particularly good.
The sound is
very good and includes all the classic Star Wars music. When you are
playing you generally have the background music along with the sounds of
gunfire and explosions etc, along with a variety of comments from your
soldiers who tell you information like “Starfighter incoming,” or “Heavy
With a very
detailed Galactic Conquest, a very enjoyable Story mode, plus the Instant
Action mode, this game will last you until Battlefront III comes out...if
there is one.
based shooter is the best one yet out of all of the team based shooters, and
undoubtedly the best Star Wars game ever.
Overall Score: 92%