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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 Drive any vehicle you want, including the AT-ATs.
Star Wars: Battlefront PlayStation 2 This Scout Trooper rides through the trees of Endor on a Speeder Bike.
Star Wars: Battlefront PlayStation 2 In Galactic Quest, try and take over all the planets.
Star Wars: Battlefront PlayStation 2 The Snow Trooper is minuscule compared to the massive AT-AT.

Promo Images

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Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

A fun, Star Wars-themed war game. PlayStation 2 Big John WV (27244)
Simply put, STAR WAR! WAR! WARS! Xbox Chase Bowen (39)
A game where "single player" is a bot match against the computer Windows Riamus (8520)
Another example of selling the license instead of the game. PlayStation 2 James Kirk (168)
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 (1006)

Critic Reviews

NowGamer Macintosh Jul 01, 2005 8.8 out of 10 88
Level Windows Nov, 2004 8.2 out of 10 82
Pelit Windows Nov, 2004 80 out of 100 80
GamePlasma PlayStation 2 Dec 14, 2004 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Windows Sep 22, 2004 7.9 out of 10 79
Game Revolution PlayStation 2 Oct 02, 2004 B 75
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Sep 24, 2004 15 out of 20 75
GameSpy Windows Sep 24, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
videogamer.com Windows Dec 12, 2004 7 out of 10 70
UOL Jogos Windows Sep 25, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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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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