DescriptionStar Wars: Rogue Leader - Rogue Squadron II is the first Star Wars game to appear on a 6th-generation gaming console.
The game puts you in the role of either Luke Skywalker or Wedge Antilles through many different missions in an assortment of aircraft, such as the X-Wing, B-Wing, Snowspeeder, and more.
Rogue Squadron II features about fifteen levels and has a large amount secrets to unlock. The missions are split up into missions taken from the Star Wars movies, such as the attack on the Death Star and the Battle Of Hoth, where some are made up purely for the game itself and has no bearing on any of the movies.
Rogue Leader closely follows the Star Wars movies, with locations you will recognize. The voice of Wedge Antilles is by the actor who played him in the movie.
You must earn different medals (Gold, Silver, Bronze) for each mission by completing it a different way. For example, be the mission in under three minutes for a Gold. When you have enough medals, you unlock bonuses, such as extra ships and extra missions.
RL also features a section seen mostly on movie DVD's, that takes you behind the scenes of the making of the game, and other bonus footage.
- "SW:RL-RS2" -- Common abbreviation
Part of the Following Groups
|Good, from a certain point of view.||Terrence Bosky (5234)|
|Astounding graphics and a Star Wars nut's utilmate wet dream!||Anthony Bull (26)|
|Makes you feel like you're actually inside the trilogy.||Kartanym (10775)|
The Press Says
|Game Informer Magazine||Dec, 2001||9.5 out of 10||95|
|Peliplaneetta.net||May 10, 2002||92 out of 100||92|
|Gaming Target||Nov 21, 2001||9.1 out of 10||91|
|IGN||Nov 16, 2001||9.1 out of 10||91|
|Game Over Online||Feb 22, 2002||90 out of 100||90|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||May 09, 2002||9 out of 10||90|
|Gamesmania||Aug 01, 2002||88 out of 100||88|
|Gamezone (Germany)||Nov 12, 2001||8.5 out of 10||85|
|The Age||Jun 27, 2002||70|
|Gamereactor (Sweden)||May 08, 2003||6 out of 10||60|
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1001 Video GamesStar Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
SoundFactor 5 was given an early prototype of a Dolby Prologic II audio decoder from Dolby Labs and they discovered a way to get full positional audio going -"something not even Dolby expected to be possible" - (Julian Eggebrecht). Star Wars Rogue Leader: Rogue Squadron 2 is thus the first game ever to take full advantage Dolby's new Prologic II decoder enabling the game take advantage of future 5.1 surround sound receivers.
Voice actingDennis Lawson, (who voiced Wedge Antilles in the game) was the original Wedge Antilles in the Star Wars movies, too.
- 2001 – GameCube Game of the Year (Readers' Choice)
- 2001 – Best Use of a Franchise of the Year