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Star Wars: Battlefront (Xbox)

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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.

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Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

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The Press Says

Kombo.com Sep 24, 2004 9.3 out of 10 93
Gamesmania Oct 05, 2004 86 out of 100 86
IGN Sep 17, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpot Sep 22, 2004 8.2 out of 10 82
Eurogamer.net (UK) May 10, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine Oct, 2004 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy Sep 21, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Informer Magazine Oct, 2004 7.75 out of 10 78
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 24, 2004 15 out of 20 75
4Players.de Oct 01, 2004 74 out of 100 74

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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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Silverblade (1421) added Star Wars: Battlefront (Xbox) on Oct 18, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Corn Popper (69643) and Silverblade (1421)