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DarthMaulUK 04-14-2005 04:19 PM

SWBF 2 - Exclusive first look
 
The force is strong with the Official PlayStation 2 Magazine (OPS2). Later this month the popular magazine features more exclusive first looks at games than ever before; leading with a trilogy of sizzling Star Wars scoops.

As the emperor of UK videogames titles, OPS2 offers a world exclusive first-look at Star Wars: Battlefront 2, as well as loads of screenshots and new information from the long-awaited Star Wars: Episode III game. The intergalactic frenzy is rounded off with a playable demo and definitive OPS2 review of Lego Star Wars.

DMUK

Son_of_the_Sith 04-15-2005 12:34 AM

emmm...come again
 
Could you please post a link or any of the screenshoots?

Thx in advance.

kingguru 04-15-2005 02:40 AM

here is the whole article scanned , enjoy!

scroll down 3 posts in this url for pics, full article text.

http://gametoast.com/index.php?name=...643&highlight=

MaximumMayhem 04-15-2005 08:07 AM

Apart from the Episode III content, some new modes of play and the boarding idea, what warrants Battlefront 2 to be a stand alone title?

I've gotta say, after giving online play a chance again 5 minutes ago (finding it futile) and then hearing this announcement, I was a little sick to the stomache.

"This is the way the dev's wanted it done"?

I suppose it doesnt matter, as that's apparently LucasArts' goal of leeching as much cash as possible.

I dont know about anyone else, but do any of you feel cheated somewhat?

SirPantsAlot 04-17-2005 04:53 PM

They could've waited a half a year...

I suspect they started with it before SWBF was released.

DarthMaulUK 04-20-2005 05:39 PM

This months Lucasarts Insider also carries new information about SWBF2

http://www.lucasarts.com/games/swbattlefrontii/

DMUK

Tyler_Durden 04-23-2005 03:23 AM

Uh Oh, no cockpit view for vehicles, LAME!!!!!!!

The guys at IGN say there is no 1st person view for flying vehicles. This is very disturbing to me and already makes me question another purchase. Devs, if you're reading this, please reconsider.

KUHLE 05-03-2005 02:59 PM

Hey all. I played this at Celabration 3 in Indianapolis. Lots of improvements. I don't think we will be disappointed.

Joinks ~Alegis

Prime 07-26-2005 09:32 AM

The fact that it must be released in conjunction with the DVD makes me nervous. So no matter what state the game is in it will be released on that day? Isn't that what ruined BF?

TK-8252 07-26-2005 02:18 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by Prime
So no matter what state the game is in it will be released on that day? Isn't that what ruined BF?
Yup.

So they're making the same mistake. Awesome.

McCusto 07-26-2005 04:05 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by Tyler_Durden
Uh Oh, no cockpit view for vehicles, LAME!!!!!!!

The guys at IGN say there is no 1st person view for flying vehicles. This is very disturbing to me and already makes me question another purchase. Devs, if you're reading this, please reconsider.

Your kidding me? That is lame :( I will still be getting it, though

ARC_commander 07-26-2005 04:54 PM

i hate the cockpit view

Leviathan 07-27-2005 07:03 AM

Nevertheless, it would be more realistic to have a cockpit view... I don't think a pilot could see its ship at third person view...

ParanoidAndroid 07-27-2005 11:05 AM

I agree the cockpit view should be in the game. I mean sure not everybody uses it but it is a neat option for those who want to be challenged and it makes flying a bit more realistic. I personally never use the cockpit view (I'm a bad enough pilot without it) but it is nice to know that the option is there for people who do want to use it.

Leviathan 07-27-2005 11:23 AM

Yeah ! Long life to cockpit view !... :D

quixter 07-30-2005 05:07 PM

I really dont use cockpit view much, its much more realistic with though. :x-wing:

Leviathan 07-31-2005 12:12 PM

More realistic without ? :( I don't think a true pilot would consider third-person view as "realistic"...

ParanoidAndroid 07-31-2005 12:46 PM

Umm I think he meant "I really don't use the cockpit view much, it is much more realistic with it though" or somthing like that.

quixter 07-31-2005 05:12 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Leviathan
More realistic without ? :( I don't think a true pilot would consider third-person view as "realistic"...

I meant it's much more realistic with cockpit view, I just use third person more.

Leviathan 08-01-2005 08:30 AM

Excuse me... I found that strange, too... :)

zerted 08-09-2005 09:36 PM

I have been practicing getting all types of vechiles in places they weren't meant to go. Believe me when I say the cockpit view is much better at flying through tunnels then the 3rd person view.

RealSlimRon 08-17-2005 12:50 AM

i think the cockpit views r cool

Leviathan 08-17-2005 12:38 PM

Almost all of us think the same thing, too... ;)

Darth Arrow 09-05-2005 05:34 AM

I dunno about the cockpit view, It would be a good feature to have and try out, But i don't think u would be able to see too much, Also you wouldn't be able to see behind u and would prolly get gunned down fair bit

Leviathan 09-11-2005 12:15 PM

That's why the third-person view is still present in SWBF II...

ParanoidAndroid 09-11-2005 01:18 PM

But the cockpit view should still be available for those who want a more challenging or realistic game, not many people would use it but it's always nice to have the option.

mr.piercy 09-12-2005 07:38 AM

the cockpit view is cool because you get to experience the battle from the view of the pilot. however, taking off when there are obstacles around you is suicide.

they've taken the first person out - good - this means they can fill the new memory on the cd up with good stuff - right?

Leviathan 09-17-2005 01:33 PM

Actually, I think that Pandemic won't replace the first-person view (If it is really cut off) with other stuffs... :rolleyes:

Blackrider27 09-18-2005 11:51 AM

guys there is cockpit views DUH the guys at pandematic said there not goign to take anything away just add i mean why would they do that. SO there is cockpit views dont worry. Who are you gonna belive pandematic or IGN. I love the cokcpit view i always liek to BE teh pilot soemone should righ ta letter or something cause i would get so board wit bf2 if it didn't have a cockpit view but im pretty sure it does

ScoutTrooper95 09-18-2005 01:11 PM

Yeah, theyre obviously not going to take it away.

Blackrider27 09-18-2005 09:10 PM

sorry for my horrible grammer.


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