|Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars|
|Developed by:||Traveller's Tales|
|Published by:|| LucasArts|
Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars is a 2011 Lego game for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, Wii, Nintendo DS, PC and Nintendo 3DS consoles, and based on The Clone Wars animated series, developed by Traveller's Tales and published by LucasArts and TT Games, released in March 2011 and is the latest game of the Lego Star Wars video game series. Lego Star Wars III features missions and characters from the Clone Wars television series, as well as favorite characters from the original Star Wars saga, in both single-player and multiplayer gameplay modes. The Mac OS X version of the game has been released by Feral Interactive.
The second to latest chapter in the award-winning LEGO Star Wars videogame franchise, LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars combines the best elements of all previous LEGO games while adding brand new gameplay to make it the most action-packed LEGO videogame to date. Developed by the same team at Traveller’s Tales that created the critically acclaimed LEGO Star Wars and LEGO Indiana Jones series, the game was released on the Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PS3, PSP, Xbox 360, and Windows on March 22, 2011.
“LucasArts continues to set the bar for next-generation family entertainment,” said Darrell Rodriguez, president of LucasArts. “The LEGO Star Wars franchise is a massive hit with fans, bringing in sales of over 20 million units worldwide. We’re thrilled to extend this experience to LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars, delivering the humor and fun players expect from this award winning franchise.”
“LucasArts is an amazing partner, and working with them on the next iteration of the LEGO Star Wars series continues to be a great experience,” said Tom Stone, director at TT Games. “The team at TT is working hard at making this simply the best LEGO game ever with all new gameplay and features never before seen in a LEGO game.”
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars includes all the characters from the first two seasons of the hugely popular animated television series, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, as well as some fan-favorite characters from the beloved theatrical Star Wars Saga. The game features brand new battle modes, giving players unique, head-to-head combat and an upgraded level builder, allowing the creation of customized bases and in-game battlefields. Play either as a Jedi or Separatist with all-new character abilities, such as Squad command, Lightsaber slicing, Lightsaber jumps, long distance Jedi attacks and Grapple Tie-Ups, all within a new, easy-to-navigate hub.
- Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars (film)
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008 TV series) (seasons 1 and 2)
Lego Star Wars: The Clone Wars features voice work by the same actors who appeared in The Clone Wars film and TV show:
- Matt Lanter - Anakin Skywalker
- Ashley Eckstein - Ahsoka Tano
- Dee Bradley Baker - Captain Rex, Commander Cody and clone troopers
- James Arnold Taylor - Obi Wan Kenobi and Plo Koon
- Kenny Baker - R2-D2
- Corey Burton - Count Dooku, Ziro the Hutt
- Samuel L. Jackson - Mace Windu
- Matthew Wood - General Grievous and battle droids
- Anthony Daniels - C3PO
- Tom Kane - Yoda
- Jaime King - Aurra Sing
- Tom Kenny - Nute Gunray and Nahdar Vebb
- Phil LaMarr - Kit Fisto
- Nika Futterman - Asajj Ventress
- David Acord - EV-A4-D
- Ahmed Best - Jar Jar Binks
- Olivia d'Abo - Luminara Unduli
Nintendo DS exclusive charactersEdit
The following characters that are exclusive to this version:
- Bounty Hunter Cato Parasitti and Jedi Bolla Ropal from the episode Holocron Heist
- Cham Syndulla from the episode Liberty on Ryloth
- Chairman Chi Cho, Senetor Riyo Chuchi, and Chief Thi-Sen from the episode Trespass
- Faro Argyus from Cloak of Darkness
- Peppi Bow from the episode Blue Shadow Virus
- Jaybo Hood from the episode Mystery of a Thousand Moons
- A4-D from the episode Lair of Grievous
- Gha Nachkt from the episodes Downfall of a Droid and Duel of the Droids
- King Katuunko from the episode Ambush
- Tub from the episodes Jedi Crash and Defenders of Peace
- Bossk (possibly classic version)
Development and marketingEdit
The game has been in development since late 2009 when the second season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars TV series started. The game was covered up and in June 2010 after the second season finale The Lego Group started to work on adding the last part of the second season in and new things such as a new hub and a new way to use the lightsaber. Then in late 2010, LEGO finished the game and started to make promotions for it. On 23 June 2010, LEGO released the first trailer for the game and later in 2011 they released some demos and cutscenes. Nintendo have made 3DS trailers for the game too and also some E3 convention videos with the gameplay of Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars. On 17 March 2011 they put the demo version of the game on Nintendo systems in Game Stop. The official release date of the game was 22 March 2011.
The game has received generally mixed reviews. GameSpot gave 6.5/10 for PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii while 6/10 for Nintendo 3DS. IGN's Anthony Gallegos rated the PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 versions of the game 7.5/10, the Wii version 7/10, and the DS, 3DS, and PSP versions 6.0. He commented on the vast variety in the in-game Hub; "the hub world is open to players to explore, but this time around, Traveller's Tales have really outdone themselves". They further stated "like so much of the LEGO games design, when you combine these two relatively unexciting portions together, something strange happens: It becomes a simple, engaging game". GameTrailers gave the game 6.5/10, and called it "one of the dullest in the entire series", strongly criticizing the game's repetition. As of May 2012, the game has sold over 4 million copies worldwide.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Feral Interactive: LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars release announcement.
- ↑ LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars for PC - LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars PC Game - LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars Computer Game. Gamespot.com. Retrieved on March 22, 2011.
- ↑ Lego Star Wars III announced for autumn. Vg247.com (8 February 2010). Retrieved on March 22, 2011.
- ↑ Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars official site. Lucasarts.com. Retrieved on March 22, 2011.
- ↑ Lego Star Wars III Official Press Release. Lucasarts.com. Retrieved on March 22, 2011.
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 http://www.gametrailers.com/game/lego-star-wars-iii-the-clone/13399
- ↑ Anthony Gallegos (28 March 2011). LEGO Star Wars III: The Clones Wars DS Review - Nintendo DS Review at IGN. IGN. Retrieved on March 29, 2011.
- ↑ 8.0 8.1 Anthony Gallegos (23 March 2011). Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars Review - PC Review at IGN. IGN. Retrieved on March 29, 2011.
- ↑ Anthony Gallegos (22 March 2011). Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars Review - PlayStation 3 Review at IGN. IGN. Retrieved on March 29, 2011.
- ↑ Anthony Gallegos (28 March 2011). LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars PSP Review - PlayStation Portable Review at IGN. IGN. Retrieved on March 29, 2011.
- ↑ Anthony Gallegos (22 March 2011). Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars Review - Xbox 360 Review at IGN. IGN. Retrieved on March 29, 2011.
- ↑ Anthony Gallegos (22 March 2011). Lego Star Wars III Wii Review - Wii Review at IGN. IGN. Retrieved on March 29, 2011.
- ↑ http://asia.gamespot.com/ps3/action/lego-star-wars-iii-the-clone-wars/review.html
- ↑ http://asia.gamespot.com/3ds/action/lego-star-wars-iii-the-clone-wars/review.html?tag=summary%3Bread-review
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