Review: Star Wars – The Force Unleashed

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Some people want to fly like Superman. Others want to climb walls like Spidey.

But me? I wanted the Force.

You can move stuff with your mind, shoot lightning from your fingers and carry a light saber. What’s not to love?

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed was supposed to represent the apex of that fantasy, and for chunks of the journey, it did. But a funny thing happened while I was living this dream — this game made me want to punch holes in the wall.

While the Force is strong in this piece of work from LucasArts, so is its penchant for frustration. Whatever greatness it has is neutered by glitches and other problems that would require a Jedi-like mindset to even tolerate, much less ignore.
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