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The Star Wars Retrospective

Post by James Bond » Sat Apr 05, 2008 5:55 pm

Part 1

http://www.gametrailers.com/player/31944.html

Part 2

http://www.gametrailers.com/player/32413.html


The first game featured on Part 2, Namco's version of Star Wars :shock: never even knew that existed, what an odd looking Star Wars game :lol: Still looks good fun though.
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Re: The Star Wars Retrospective

Post by witchfinder » Sat Apr 05, 2008 6:43 pm

James Bond wrote:The first game featured on Part 2, Namco's version of Star Wars :shock: never even knew that existed, what an odd looking Star Wars game :lol: Still looks good fun though.
Oh man, I want that game in the worst way now!!! :D

Really nicely put together videos aren't they?
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Post by JetSetWilly » Sat Apr 05, 2008 6:59 pm

James Bond wrote:The first game featured on Part 2, Namco's version of Star Wars :shock: never even knew that existed, what an odd looking Star Wars game :lol: Still looks good fun though.

It s quite good, but bloody hard. emulate it, and you'll find it is an obscure game, but quite enjoyable
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Post by SirClive » Sat Apr 05, 2008 7:07 pm

They're just copying! We covered the Speccy conversion in Weekend Gamer TV episode 8.
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Post by Overheat » Sat Apr 05, 2008 7:47 pm

I love Gametrailers - best games site on the net for me. Their retrospectives are brilliant. Particularly enjoyed the Final Fantasy ones.
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Post by Opa-Opa » Sun Apr 06, 2008 4:54 am

SirClive wrote:They're just copying! We covered the Speccy conversion in Weekend Gamer TV episode 8.
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Post by SirClive » Sun Apr 06, 2008 6:26 am

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Post by Sabreman » Sun Apr 06, 2008 8:40 am

Nicely done videos from the site as usual. It says they're moving onto the prequel trilogy next, but where are the X-Wing and TIE Fighter games from the PC, and the KotORs? Or even the 'Squadron' games form the N64 and Cube? Lots of stuff missing, in fact, some of which are the most interesting and adored/reviled in the series.

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Post by Overheat » Sun Apr 06, 2008 10:43 am

Well, there are around 100 star wars games - I guess they had to leave some out.
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Post by Dizrythmia » Sun Apr 06, 2008 12:03 pm

You'll notice the games they left out were based primarily in the expanded universe. They were focussing on games based on the movies. Sure Shadows of the Empire has the Hoth level, X-Wing has the trench run, but they're for the most part expanded universe games.

Loving the retropsective here. Can't wait till the next episode next week.

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Post by Sabreman » Sun Apr 06, 2008 12:04 pm

Of course, but not some of the best and most famous, surely.

Edit: Replying to Overheat, but Dizrythmia makes a good point :)

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Post by James Bond » Sun Apr 20, 2008 12:26 pm

Part III

http://www.gametrailers.com/player/32823.html


The Tie Fighter series will be covered in Part IV 8)
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Post by sscott » Sun Apr 20, 2008 3:00 pm

They were great. Game Trailers website is very polished.
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Post by mandelbrot78 » Sun Apr 20, 2008 3:33 pm

James Bond wrote:The Tie Fighter series will be covered in Part IV 8)
I look forward to that. Some of the best Star Wars games don't belong in the main Saga, like the X-Wing/Tie Fighter games and KOTOR.

Has anyone played Star Wars: Rebel Assault? An early CD-ROM game; very impressive visuals, weak gameplay (as usual with these games).

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Post by bonerlaw » Sun Apr 20, 2008 4:34 pm

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