Star Wars: The Force Unleashed now available

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  1. mattjb macrumors member

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    It's $9.99; no surprise there. Here's the direct link:

    http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=290461039&mt=8

    Experience the Star Wars universe as never before. The devastating power of the Force is in your hands. You are Darth Vader’s Secret Apprentice, trained by the menacing Sith Lord to hunt down the last of the Jedi. Unleash a barrage of Force Powers - including Grip, Lightning, Jedi Mind Trick and much more - at the flick of your fingers as you tap, touch and swipe your way through enemies using the intuitive touch-screen mechanics and exclusive CellWeave™ feature. Your journey will take you across the galaxy to clash with powerful enemies, yet you are destined to become something far greater than just Darth Vader’s servant. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed - May the Force Blow Your Mind
     
  2. 5bjoshua macrumors newbie

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    Star Wars The Force Unleashed Released...Kinda

    Didn't know how to create a phobos link but i noticed "Star Wars The Force Unleashed" was on the main banner for the app store. Clicked to investigate and says that it was released on the 10th. Never seen it before...

    [​IMG]

    Strange thing is that a search doesn't bring it up nor does having a look at THQ's other games. Maybe iTunes needs updating. I couldn't do a review either. Awaiting reviews before purchasing.
     
  3. fishkorp macrumors 68020

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    Buying the PS3 version, but just bought this for "on the go" fun. Thanks for the heads up.
     
  4. bluelondon macrumors regular

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    thanks for the heads up, just bought it. downloading now, i'll be back with a review shortly.
     
  5. Packersfan27 macrumors 6502

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    There was supposed to be a phonesaber like app to go with this game, anyone seen it?
     
  6. redgaz26 macrumors 68020

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    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 2_1 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/525.18.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.1.1 Mobile/5F136 Safari/525.20)

    someone hurry up and review. May the force be with you !!!!!!!
     
  7. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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  8. CocoaPuffs macrumors 68010

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    Should just make this free...for the sake of promoting a bigger price tag item.
     
  9. MisterEd macrumors 6502

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    Seems like the whole game is gesture-based (draw shapes to kill different enemies) - it's an interesting idea, think I'll wait for a review first though!

    Ed
     
  10. mattjb thread starter macrumors member

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    It is. It's an on-rails gesture-a-thon. I'll have a HD video shortly up on my site showing how it plays.
     
  11. MatthewStorm macrumors 6502a

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    I cannot find the Star War's App on iTunes. Has it already been removed?

    EDIT: If I hot the link above it will take me to the App. But there is no way to search for it within iTunes...at least for me.
     
  12. bluelondon macrumors regular

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    i'm still at work so i can't do anything. oh why did i buy it! i keep glancing over at my iphone and licking my lips....should have waited till i got home!
     
  13. Vultren macrumors newbie

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    Downloaded it while iphone was backing up, froze my computer and didn't download. Am now on hold waiting to contact apple for a refund.
     
  14. mattjb thread starter macrumors member

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    Huh? Why couldn't you download it again? It doesn't incur an additional fee. Once you purchased an app, you can download it again as many times as you want, free.
     
  15. bluelondon macrumors regular

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    yup. just hit buy again and you should see a pop up telling you that youv already purchased it and to clck ok if you want to download it again.
     
  16. Vultren macrumors newbie

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    Haha thanks guys, It turns out apple was no help, and you guys were... he said he couldn't help.
     
  17. Niiro13 macrumors 68000

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    Oh yes, before that pop up, it WILL tell you that it will charge your credit card (people ask about that so often that I wanted to point that out) so you have to click "buy".
     
  18. redgaz26 macrumors 68020

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    just bought it couldn't wait for the reviews, hope its good.
     

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  19. Rivix macrumors 6502a

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    $9.99 sounds reasonable (if the game is any good). My brother will probably get the PS3 version so I don't think I'm interested in this. I'm curious as to the quality of the game.
     
  20. ArtOfWarfare macrumors 604

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    :(

    Companion?

    So it's not a full game then?

    I guess I'll be getting the Wii version of this game only then.

    ... I hate companies that put out partial versions of their games and give it the same title. So many "cross platform games" on the DS are just lousy spin-offs of the real game... not even ports. At least Spore for the iPhone was called Spore: Origins so you could distinguish it from the real game and know that it is not in fact the real game and there is a significant difference.

    ... it made me wary of Peggle for the iPod (which it turns out was almost a perfect duplication of the PC version but at only 1/4 the price :) I really couldn't care less that replays aren't available and that the character models arn't in 3D. As long as the levels, powerups, and challenges are the same (and duel mode is still included,) then I'll gladly take it. Not so with many other games.

    [/rant]
     
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  22. Darth.Titan macrumors 68030

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    Oddly enough I was unable to find the game in the store, even when I searched. I had to follow the link to purchase.
    I just played the first level and it's fun, even though it's pretty easy on normal difficulty. There seem to be quite a few cut-scenes, but the dialog is not spoken, you have to read it. Gameplay is entirely gesture based and you have to defeat any enemies in front of you to continue. I'd say it's worth ten bucks. Good time killer.
    Even though I've read the book and know the general plot, I can't wait for the real thing.

    BTW as you can tell from my screen name, I am an admitted Star Wars geek, so take my opinions with a grain of salt.
     
  23. TheZimm macrumors 6502a

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    could someone post the link again I can only link to the app store on my iPod through email and I get an email every time someone posts on a forum I've posted on thanks =]

    Zym
     
  24. redgaz26 macrumors 68020

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    its late and im not very good at these sorts of games but what does this mean?
     

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