Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds

Critic Score User Score
Macintosh
74
4.2
Windows
71
3.5
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Description

The destiny of a galaxy hangs in the balance, and you're in command. Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds lets you lead Star Wars armies to victory in intense real-time strategy clashes. Enter the fray as the Galactic Empire, Rebel Alliance, Trade Federation, Wookiees, and other civilizations or organizations in campaigns that will determine the final outcome of the Galactic Civil War.

Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds is an epic real-time strategy set against a backdrop of the entire Star Wars saga. The conflicts involve six key civilizations: Galactic Empire, Rebel Alliance, Wookiees, Gungans, Royal Naboo, and the Trade Federation. Execute your campaign over land, sea, and air with more than 300 different units and structures in single-player campaigns, skirmishes, and multiplayer battles.

Combat arenas extend from interstellar asteroids and aerial encounters to submerged cities and ground battles. Deploy vast legions of units into battle--up to 200 per side--with groups that include bounty hunters, Jedi Knights, stormtroopers, X-Wings, AT-ATs, snowspeeders, AT-STs, Wookiee Kas tanks, and droids. Manage your resources and integrate the power of upgradable technology into your strategy, such as Wookiee ingenuity, advanced Gungan biotechnology, and Jedi stamina. Each technology level brings new wonders and new forces. Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds features accessible gameplay built upon the familiar RTS engine adapted from Ensemble's popular Age of Empires series. Use the scenario editor to create custom single or multiplayer battlegrounds with virtually any Star Wars units and settings.

Screenshots

Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Windows Main Menu
Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Windows Star Wars Encyclopedia
Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Windows Our scout meets some animals
Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Windows Nice environment gfx

Alternate Titles

  • "星球大战银河战场" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

I've got a good feeling about this. Windows Terrence Bosky (5227)
Star Wars version of Age of Empires, and that's a good thing Windows MA17 (194)
Tolerable... Windows James Kirk (159)
Very addictive! Windows MrSuperGod (58)
Better then any previous Star Wars RTS Windows Kartanym (10763)

Critic Reviews

Game industry News (GiN) Windows 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jan, 2002 80 out of 100 80
GameSpy Windows 2001 77 out of 100 77
Game Watcher Windows Aug 11, 2003 7.7 out of 10 77
GameStar (Germany) Windows Dec 05, 2001 76 out of 100 76
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Nov 22, 2001 15 out of 20 75
Gamekult Windows Nov 23, 2001 6 out of 10 60
macHOME Macintosh 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Game Revolution Windows Nov, 2001 C 50
Game Informer Magazine Windows Dec, 2001 4.5 out of 10 45

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Trivia

Chewie's father, Attichuck (featured in the Tutorial campaign), made his debut in 1978's infamous Star Wars Holiday Special. Attichuck's nickname is Itchy and he was played by Paul Gate.

Related Web Sites

  • Conquer Planets (An Apple Games article about the Macintosh version of Galactic Battlegrounds, with commentary being provided by PR & Media Director Amy Torres (May, 2002).)
  • Official website (Official website)
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