As a result of the acquisition, The Force Unleashed project became part of the non-canonical Star Wars Expanded Universe (also known as Star Wars Legends) and never received a proper conclusion.  Although Andreev felt that it was not impossible to produce a video game in 60FPS graphics, he felt that it would require much more rigorous efforts on art, engineering, and design. Use the HTML below. "I chose to have my office in the main area of game development and always had an open door policy regarding communication with other disciplines.  The Wii game also has an extra story-based level, on Dagobah, that is not present in the HD version of the game, making the plot of the Wii game slightly different from the HD version. Play as either the Confederacy of Independent Systems, the Galactic Republic, the Galactic Empire, or the Rebel Alliance, and lead each faction in the key battles of the Republic age, and the Empire age. Share.  Joined by Kota, he boards the Salvation, finding most of the crew dead and Juno missing. After eliminating all Imperial forces aboard the Salvation, including a massive droid called "Terror Walker" attempting to destroy the ship's power core, Starkiller convinces Kota to assert his authority as a commander and order an all-out assault of Kamino. A game based on the Star Wars Universe, taking place across multiple eras of the franchise. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II is an action-adventure platform video game developed and published by LucasArts. Wilkinson provided the likeness, expressions and voice of Maris Brood in Star Wars: The Force Unleashed as well as in the Nintendo Wii version of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II, as well as the voices of several ambient characters in Star Wars: The Old Republic, and the Daughter in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. ", The Force Unleashed II performed under expectations. , In 2013, Sam Witwer and Haden Blackman stated during an interview in February 2013 that Lucasfilm was considering the development of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed III for the next generation video game consoles PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Wii U.  The Force Unleashed II was later one of GameSpot's nominees for "Least Improved Sequel of 2010". I love the character Starkiller, and wish they'd put him on the silver screen. Cully Fredricksen portrayed General Rahm Kota in the video games The Force Unleashed, The Force Unleashed II and Battlefront: Elite Squadron. 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Darragh: No, for TFU 2, we were in a voice-over studio in LA, but we had HD cams on all the performers. Make sure to hit the to be notified when new videos are uploaded.  In Sweden, The Force Unleashed II was the third best-selling overall game of the week; the PlayStation 3 version of the game topped its respective chart, while the Xbox 360 version trailed behind Fable 3 as the second-best selling Xbox 360 game of the week. Upon his arrival, Tarko quickly becomes untrustful of Starkiller and orders his men to kill him. Sam Witwer again provides the voice and likeness for Starkiller, and several cast members return to voice and provide likeness to their respective roles. Karma Hunters; Discord; Blog; Help. The level takes place during an alternate depiction of Return of the Jedi, primarily the Battle of Endor, where the remnants of the Rebel Alliance lead a desperate attack on the Empire's new battle station, the Death Star II, before its completion. Oh and at the end of the game you get a moment where the game stops and you pick with ending you want opposed to fighting for the choice you want … Title:  He also praised "substantial" improvements to the Force grip power, although Alexander Sliwinski of Eurogamer did not detect any improvements.  The Wii's control scheme is focused on being able to precisely control Starkiller's Force powers and saber combos. He also did voice work in Knights of the Old Republic II as Azkul, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II as an Imperial Officer, and Star Wars: The Old Republic as Darth Malgus.  The sound effects team was divided to address specific details; Tom Bible was in charge of creating sound for weapons and force powers, while Aaron Brown specialized in the spaceships. The game was released in North America on September 16, 2008, in …  Like The Force Unleashed, the game integrates three third-party technologies: Havok for varying types of body physics such as ragdoll animation, NaturalMotion's Euphoria for realistic non-player character artificial intelligence, and Digital Molecular Matter for dynamic destructible objects. A decent tale, the Writers Guild of America gave it an award for Outstanding Achievement in Writing for Videogiames. Darth Vader's trusted apprentice, Starkiller, arrives on Endor with special orders to elminate the Alliance's remaining leaders. Edit.  The LucasArts coder realized that such processes could be repackaged for a different use. , John Teti of Eurogamer said the game overall "feels like it was created out of obligation rather than inspiration", and points toward Blackman's departure from LucasArts before the game's release as a potential sign of trouble. Sam Witwer, Actor: The Mist. otakutwin 3 years ago #2. The Force leads him to Dagobah, where he meets Jedi Grandmaster Yoda and enters a cave that is strong with the dark side's power. o Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 has a relatively high audio quality, featuring a rather impressive musical score as well as some pretty decent voice acting. SHOW COMMENTS (0) FRANCHISE RELATED. Sam Witwer again provides the voice and likeness for Starkiller, and several cast members return to voice and provide likeness to their respective roles.  The Wii exclusive "Force rage" power puts the game's protagonist, Starkiller, into a bullet time mode exclusive to that platform; the Wii version also has a Force sight power not included on other platforms.  Other adjustments include allowing players to dismember enemy characters and improving menu speeds. Cully Fredricksen-Wikipedia.  Andrew Reiner of Game Informer criticized the story and the dissatisfying appearances by Boba Fett and Yoda. , The audio engine received a massive overhaul to upgrade the quality of sound effects. After experiencing several Force visions, Starkiller sees Juno on peril aboard the Rebel cruiser Salvation, and leaves to rescue her. Video Game: Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II Franchise: Star Wars I know The Force Unleashed 2 has added dual lightsabers, but what else has been added to The Force Unleashed 2? Starkiller. This way we don't need to do any kind of estimation," he professed. With Sam Witwer, Nathalie Cox, Cully Fredricksen, David W. Collins. From there, he became the complete basis for the main character's voice … When Amy Beth Christenson's original concept art of Galen Marek looked strikingly like Sam Witwer, the vice president at the time noted the resemblance due to recognizing Witwer from Battlestar Galactica, so he was contacted to audition. After eliminating them, he battles Vader again, but the latter threatens Juno's life to force Starkiller to obey him. He told Collins that "if [he was not] going to get Ian McDiarmid to do this [...] I'll do it. The game was released in North America on September 16, 2008, in Australia and … A downloadable content (DLC) level was released in December 2010, providing a continuation of the non-canonical dark side ending of the game, with the dark Starkiller clone depicted in said ending as the protagonist. The game was released in the United States on October 26, 2010, and throughout Europe on October 29 for the PlayStation 3, … The game was released for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Nintendo Wii consoles, as well as the Nintendo DS and iOS portable devices. While Kota and his men stage a ground assault, Starkiller confronts Vader, who reveals numerous failed Starkiller clones and commands them to attack him. She was discovered by a Jedi Knight at an early age and taken to be trained … Production for The Force Unleashed II transpired over an approximate period of nine months; while it possesses some similarities to the previous game, producers modified several aspects such as the sound effects and gameplay. Realizing Vader will betray and try to have him killed as well for his inability to let go of his emotional attachments to people in the original Starkiller's life, the clone makes his escape. Add To. In crafting the dialogue of The Force Unleashed II, Blackman sought influence from Darksiders (2010), as well as other video games such as Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (2009) and Heavy Rain (2010). ", The nine-month schedule of The Force Unleashed II caused difficulties with Tibbetts, who found it frustrating to keep up with the frenetic schedule. 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