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Description

For the first time in gaming history, after countless games depicting various aspects of the rich Star Wars universe (including some we never wanted to see), players have the chance to step into the boots of the average soldier in the wars that raged across the galaxy. Gameplay is based on the successful standards set by Battlefield 1942, but combat in Battlefront is even more massive and heated, vehicles are more predominant and the familiar starships are also included.

There are three different game modes to play: Historical Campaign (featuring a series of "historical" battles from the Star Wars mythos), Conquest (in which players vie for dominance of individual planets) and, of course, Instant Action. The game puts two pairs of factions at war: Republic vs Separatists and Rebel Alliance vs Galactic Empire. Each faction has four standard unit types (soldier, heavy weapons trooper, scout and pilot) plus a fifth, special unit which differs radically for each side. Famous Jedi and Sith are included as NPCs only in selected battles. Finally, the game offers almost all of the vehicles seen in the movies for players to fly, drive or hover and prevail.

Screenshots

Star Wars: Battlefront PlayStation 2 Make sure no one is trying to take over your base.
Star Wars: Battlefront PlayStation 2 Loading Screen
Star Wars: Battlefront PlayStation 2 The Droideka can deliver some serious firepower.
Star Wars: Battlefront Windows Those famous two words.

Promo Images

Star Wars: Battlefront Concept Art
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Star Wars: Battlefront Wallpaper
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Alternate Titles

  • "星球大战:前线" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

A game where "single player" is a bot match against the computer Windows Riamus (8121)
A fun, Star Wars-themed war game. PlayStation 2 Big John WV (25475)
Another example of selling the license instead of the game. PlayStation 2 James Kirk (159)
Simply put, STAR WAR! WAR! WARS! Xbox Chase Bowen (39)
The greatest Star Wars Game PlayStation 2 Dark Lord (46)
Perfect for casual gamers Windows bb bb (33)
I still don't know what the hell is going on! PlayStation 2 Pixelspeech (949)

Critic Reviews

Atomic Gamer Windows Oct 25, 2004 88 out of 100 88
Pelit Xbox Nov, 2004 86 out of 100 86
Gamesmania.de Windows Oct 05, 2004 86 out of 100 86
Level Windows Nov, 2004 8.2 out of 10 82
JeuxMac.com Macintosh Aug, 2005 4 out of 5 80
Pelit Windows Nov, 2004 80 out of 100 80
Game Over Online Xbox Oct 29, 2004 79 out of 100 79
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Oct, 2004 7.75 out of 10 78
videogamer.com Windows Dec 12, 2004 7 out of 10 70
2404.org PC Gaming Windows Oct 12, 2004 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

Along with "Star Wars Trilogy: Apprentice of the Force", this game was released to tie in with the Star Wars DVD sets.

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