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Star Wars: Demolition (PlayStation)

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Category Description MobyScore
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.2
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.6
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.4
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.0
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 2.8
Overall MobyScore (5 votes) 3.2

The Press Says

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Game Informer Magazine
This is really a bittersweet release for me. I love Star Wars more than my family, yet I never really garnered any pleasure putting the Vigilante 8 series through its paces. It’s a good meets evil kind of thing, and naturally, this amalgam forged a mediocre release that excites, but never ignites any form of addiction. Seeing the vehicles in action is grand indeed, but they don’t maneuver as you’d expect them to. They all drive like cars, even the aircraft like the snowspeeder. The Star Wars aspect plays second string to the V8 experience. I would have liked it the other way around. Fun, yet disappointing.
Game Revolution
Blowing stuff up in Demolition is definitely fun in all its Star Wars glory, but the more you play, the more you'll notice the imbalance in gameplay. One thing that I learned early on is that offense is not the best policy. Players can unleash all their destructive force immediately, but without the proper weapon and enough charge, you'll barely scratch your opponents. Also, offensive play ends up draining the credits you have on recharges. It seems to me that a game like this needs plenty of offensive attitude. Demolition seems to reward defensive play instead, which leads to less thrashing.
At first glance, Star Wars Demolition might seem like some half-baked attempt to cash in on the Star Wars license, though it's actually a competently executed game. It's nothing that we haven't seen before in some regard, but its variations on the established theme make the experience at least somewhat different from the rest.
GamePro (US)
LucasArts blasts onto the PlayStation with another Star Wars game. Vigilante 8 meets Boba Fett in Star Wars Demolition.
Un jeu graphiquement assez réussi, mais qui n'apporte rien de nouveau au monde du jeu vidéo. En fait, c'est même l'exemple type du jeu superficiel qui compte sur un nom pour faire vendre. A réserver aux fans et aux collectionneurs qui ont le soucis de l'exhaustivité.
If you're a fan of V8 or twisted metal, then Demolition is the only place you're going to be able to get your vehicular combat kicks, at least until next Summer (when Twisted Metal Black gets released). Just don't go in expecting too much depth or innovation and you'll get a decent amount of enjoyment out of it.
Power Unlimited
Episode One was slecht, Power Battles was nog veel slechter, maar SWD spant de kroon. Kan het nog erger George?
Consoles Plus
Le jeu étant développé par Luxoflux, à qui l'on doit l'excellent Vigilante 8, nous avions tendance à croire que ce serait une petite merveille. Hélas ! Trois fois hélas ! C'est plutôt du genre daubique et très moche ; on a rarement vu ça. Et en plus, c'est peu jouable. Le principe reprend celui de Vigilante 8 avec les modèles de Star Wars. En nettement moins bon, bien sûr. A zapper en force !
Game Informer Magazine
Blah! Star Wars deserves better than this. The same stinky game that's on Dreamcast with bad graphics – that’s like dating the annoying and ugly girl.
Video Games
Das Einzige, was hier demoliert wird, ist die Star-Wars-Lizenz. So einen Schrott wie Star Wars: Demolition habe ich lange nicht mehr gespielt: Eine verfahrene Steuerung, für einen PS-Titel der letzten Generation übelste Grafik, Gegner, auf die ihr minutenlang ballern müsst, bevor sie sich in ihre Einzelteile zerlegen - da reißen selbst schillernde Typen wie Boba Fett und Jabba nichts mehr raus. Dabei klingt ein Star-Wars-Fahrzeug-Deathmatch auf dem Papier gar nicht so schlecht. Doch beim Test des Mehrspieler-Modus musste ich Alex mit Gewalt daran hindern, nach einer Partie fluchtartig das Spielezimmer zu verlassen. Einsames Glanzlicht des Spiels ist die akustische Präsentation, doch für die 90 Mark kauft ihr euch besser ein paar Star-Wars-Film-Soundtracks.