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LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
...
5.0
Windows
83
4.0
Xbox 360
80
3.7

Advertising Blurbs

games.1c.ru (Publisher's website):

    УВЛЕКАТЕЛЬНОЕ ПУТЕШЕСТВИЕ В МИР КЛАССИЧЕСКИХ «ЗВЕЗДНЫХ ВОЙН»! Знаменитая вселенная Star Wars сливается в одно целое с нескончаемой свободой конструктора LEGO, раскрывая перед нами эпическую историю оригинальной трилогии.

    Особенности игры

    • КОНСТРУИРУЙ СРЕДСТВА ПЕРЕДВИЖЕНИЯ И УПРАВЛЯЙ ИМИ. Построй и испытай в деле футуристическую технику Star Wars!
    • СОЗДАЙ И ВЫБЕРИ НУЖНЫХ ТЕБЕ ПЕРСОНАЖЕЙ. Сотвори по собственному желанию героев Star Wars миллионами доступных способов!
    • ЗАДАЙ ЖАРУ ВРАГАМ НА ПАРУ С ПРИЯТЕЛЕМ. Твой друг может присоединиться к твоей игре в любой момент!

    Contributed by Klaster_1 (58045) on Feb 09, 2011.

www.xbox.com:
    LEGO® Star Wars® II: The Original Trilogy reunites the fun and endless customization of LEGO and combines it with the epic story, heroic characters, and exciting action of the Star Wars universe. In this highly anticipated follow-up game, follow the tongue-in-cheek, brick-based action through all three films of the original Star Wars Trilogy.

    The Rebel Alliance is on a crusade to dismantle the Galactic Empire, even if they have to do it one piece at a time. Build and battle your way through the most memorable scenes in the Original Trilogy, from the capture of Princess Leia's Blockade Runner all the way to the battle of Endor. Look for even more of the family friendly LEGO fun that made LEGO® Star Wars® a smash hit, with its unique blend of action, puzzles and humor.

    • Familiar: LEGO Star Wars II expands upon all of the fun and creativity that made the original LEGO Star Wars such a hit, this time set during the original three Star Wars films (Episodes IV, V, VI).
    • Funny: Experience the original trilogy in a way only LEGO can put together, with comical reinterpretations of classic Star Wars scenes and elements.
    • Furious: Master character specific attacks: Chewbacca pulls enemies’ arms out of their sockets, Vader Force chokes, Leia performs a "slap" melee attack, and many more.
    • Fantastic: Unlock more than 100 playable characters! Combine parts of any characters to create new ones like Darth Chewy, or Yoda Calrissian.
    • Free Play: Experience a whole new Original Trilogy by revisiting levels with new characters and craft. Make Darth Maul a hero of the Rebellion, or destroy the Death Star with a TIE fighter!

    • Contributed by havoc of smeg (15394) on Sep 20, 2010.

    uk.playstation.com:
      Follow the Rebel Alliance's crusade to dismantle the Galactic Empire and rebuild a galaxy in pieces - one brick at a time!

      • Relive the wonder of Star Wars LEGO style
      • For the first time ever, characters can get in and out of vehicles, as well as ride creatures
      • Mix and match the body parts of more than 50 playable characters to create one of millions of possible LEGO Star Wars heroes

      Contributed by DreinIX (9417) on May 06, 2008.

    Lucasarts Press Release (US Sept. 12, 2006):
      Darth Vader in a Bikini?

      LUCASARTS AND TT GAMES SHIP LEGO® STAR WARS® II: THE ORIGINAL TRILOGY, ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT TITLES OF 2006

      SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- September 12, 2006 -- LucasArts and TT Games today announced that it has shipped its hotly anticipated videogame, LEGO® Star Wars® II: The Original Trilogy,to retailers worldwide. Presale data, retailers and wide-ranging rave media reviews of the game all point to its broad appeal.

      LEGO Star Wars II combines the fun and endless customization of LEGO play with a hilarious, tongue-in-cheek take on the epic story, characters and action from the classic Star Wars: Episodes IV, V and VI films. In order to provide immediate fun and accessibility for all families, LEGO Star Wars II is available on eight platforms, including the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360 and Xbox® video game systems from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube™, Nintendo DS™, Nintendo Game Boy® Advance, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable system) and Windows.

      Families Can Mix and Match Their Favorite Star Wars Heroes One of LEGO Star Wars II's most amusing new features is the Character Customizer. More than 60 playable characters, and their assorted heads, torsos, midsections and legs, can be unlocked throughout the course of the game. These parts can then be mixed and matched like actual LEGO minifigures to create the likes of Darth Threepio, Stormbacca or Ewok Organa -- there are literally millions of possibilities!

      LEGO Star Wars II Is Already Garnering Rave Reviews

      * Reader's Digest named the game one of "5 Things We Don't Want You to Miss" in its September 2006 issue, saying that it's "a fun-for-any-age adventure in a galaxy far, far away."
      * Family Fun magazine called it one of "Our Favorite Things" in its September 2006 issue.
      * Disney's Big Time! magazine in the UK asserted that LEGO Star Wars II is "The Galaxy's Greatest Game!" in their September 2006 issue.

      Contributed by Guy Chapman (1744) on Mar 30, 2007.

    www.nintendo.com - GameCube:

      May the Force Build With You!

      The Force is strong with this one.

      LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy takes the fun and endless customization of LEGO and combines it with the epic story, characters and action from the original Star Wars movies (Episode IV A New Hope, Episode V The Empire Strikes Back and Episode VI Return of the Jedi).

      With a unique tongue-in-cheek take on the Original Trilogy, LEGO Star Wars II follows the Rebel Alliance’s crusade to dismantle the Galactic Empire and rebuild a galaxy in pieces.

      LEGO pieces, that is.

      Build and battle your way through your favorite film moments, from Darth Vader’s pursuit of Princess Leia aboard her Blockade Runner to a showdown on the second Death Star, as the game includes even more of the family-friendly LEGO action, puzzles and humor that earned the original LEGO Star Wars such popularity and acclaim.

      Features
      • Get in and out of vehicles including the AT-ST and Speeder Bike, and ride Dewbacks and Tauntauns.
      • Create unique playable characters like Yoda Kenobi, Lando Fortuna and millions more by mixing and matching the LEGO body parts of all playable characters.
      • Unlock another 50-plus additional characters for Free Play – that’s more than 100 total characters.
      • Solve puzzles that encourage creative thinking through the use of teamwork and unique building situations only possible in a LEGO galaxy far, far away.
      • Free-roaming vehicle levels and the ability to switch ships at will in Free Play
      • New character-specific attacks and maneuvers and playable mini-kit vehicles
      • Optional adaptive difficulty mode for true Jedi Masters
      • Music and sound effects from the movies.

      Bottom Line

      As surprising as it may seem, LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy is one of the most satisfying Star Wars games available. The controls don't get in the way of the entertainment value, you can play all your favorite characters, pilot all the awesome vehicles, and its secret levels will keep you engaged for a long time.

      Contributed by Evil Ryu (54617) on Sep 15, 2006.

    Back of Case - Windows (US):

      BUILD AND BATTLE

      THROUGH THE ORIGINAL TRILOGY!

      Play through a fun Star Wars galaxy that combines the endless customization of LEGO with the epic story from Star Wars Episodes IV-VI.

      NEW!
      BUILD AND RIDE VEHICLES

      Build and ride classic Star Wars vehicles and get in and out to explore!

      NEW!
      MIX AND MATCH CHARACTERS

      Create and customize your own playable Star Wars characters in millions of different ways.

      PLAY WITH A BUDDY
      Drop-In/Drop-Out Co-Op lets a friend join in or leave at any time, in any level.

      Contributed by Corn Popper (69753) on Sep 14, 2006.