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|As many others, I had the 2 Star Wars Lego games on my old PS2. These games were absolute classics. |
Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga tells the whole story of the Star Wars universe from The Phantom Menace to Return of the Jedi. This is done via the comedy style of the Lego world. Do not be fooled by the Lego title this game should be enjoyed by children, adults and everybody who grew up with Star Wars or Lego. Lego Batman and Indiana Jones are also great games and a lot of fun, but Star Wars wins it for me!!! Particularly entertaining are the cut scenes-my favorites being the ones involving my all time hero Han Solo..
If you have played the older games there is no reason why you shouldnt love this version even more.
The noticeable difference is with the extra levels that have been introduced, some levels have been changed to update and improve gameplay (the original versions are also available to play in the cantina), there are a few new playable characters to unlock, the new challenge mode(which lets you play through a chapter challenging you to find 10 super mini-kits in less than 10 minutes)and others such as a new Lego Town called..... New Town!
Also, with the 360, there is the addition of the achievements, my favorite being `shoot first`... you gotta play the game to find this one out!
Overall I love this game so much that I couldnt find anything wrong with it!!! except that, now Ive finished it again, I cant wait for the next Lego game to arrive!!!
Phil, 30, Edinburgh. UK
Reviewed by: Amazon Reviewer Rating: Date Reviewed: 17Jul2009
|After typing out a rather long name, you probably dont want read a 200 word essay, so Im going to make this as short as possible. Obviously the title is the plot, its Star wars all over again, except George Lucas hasnt ruined this one. The controls are simple you only have to use A,B,X and Y. There are more things to do, then there is extras so you wont run out of things to do, but you may start to notice how things start to repeat themselves. Characters can be bought with studs which are practically everywhere, but believe it or not, there are never enough which is a bit strange. The cutscenes are funny and short. With the bought characters you can replay missions to get things you may have missed previously. Half the achievements are fairly easy the rest are quite hard. Online is basically playing the game but...online, pretty complicated stuff huh? Basically its great for all ages and Id recommend it for any casual Xbox-er person...player.|
Reviewed by: Amazon Reviewer Rating: Date Reviewed: 09May2009
|it was very good and even my 3 year has got the hang of it. so good for all ages|
Reviewed by: Amazon Reviewer Rating: Date Reviewed: 23Apr2009
|Good fun ,played co-op with the misses ,takes ages to complete as we were only doing a couple of hours each evening after work ,very good value !!!!|
Reviewed by: Amazon Reviewer Rating: Date Reviewed: 26Feb2009
|I dont very often laugh out loud at games but it was hard not to with this one! im not a huge Star Wars fan to be honest but was lent this game to try. Its very very clever! the characters are so funny! i dont know what it is about Lego people but they make me laugh. I felt i played it more just to see what certain characters would look like!. To be honest i personally didnt think the game play was that great, its pretty standard running around, whacking things with your light saber but it has playability based on the concept alone!. |
Reviewed by: Amazon Reviewer Rating: Date Reviewed: 13Aug2008
|LEGO Star Wars has always been a fun game. From the first, all the way to this final installment. Of course, some of you may be thinking that its just the first two installments on one disc, but no it is not. Lucasarts have added a few other things which make the game even more fun.|
First of all, graphics. The surroundings look much better and it feels a bit less LEGO like but still, it has the brilliant LEGO feel, so do not worry.
Second of all, new characters. A few new characters enter the game which gives a lot more fun for Free Play and one unlockable one is Indiana Jones! Hes quite a good character to get with his whip and gun.
Third of all, new levels. Not a lot of new ones, but enough to give 6 Chapters per Episode. All the new levels are fun as well and add more to the story. Its actually worth buying the game for those extra Chapters.
With more unlockables and more entertainment, this is a great game to round off a fantastic trilogy of excellent games. I would advise this game to anybody...it really is fabulous family fun. Id also advise for any fans of this game to buy any future LEGO games that will be released. Im sure theyll be just as good.
Buy/Dont Buy: BUY (Worth every penny)
Reviewed by: Amazon Reviewer Rating: Date Reviewed: 06Aug2008
|Two of my favourite things in the world combined together to make one pretty nifty and nostalgic game! Its just plain good fun :)|
Reviewed by: Amazon Reviewer Rating: Date Reviewed: 28Jul2008
|Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga is one of the best games ever made. There are three reasons for this, firstly it is very fun. The gameplay is perfectly designed so that the levels can be finished by a young child without too much frustration. However, they have also been designed to incorporate so much depth, so many opportunities to go back and find things you missed before, that the older gamer has plenty to see here too. |
Secondly, Lego Star Wars looks wonderful through its simplicity. The game does not overreach itself and looks fantastic as a cute, cartoony game that still manages to be absorbing. Graphic power isnt important but presentation is, this game succeeds.
Thirdly, this is one of the most authentic, entertaining Star Wars games ever made. A delightfully charming, tongue-in-cheek approach to the series is taken and it works perfectly.
This game should be played by everyone.
Reviewed by: Amazon Reviewer Rating: Date Reviewed: 12Mar2008
|This is the game that combines the two Lego Star Wars games on both the original Xbox and the PS2. It has the original cinema trilogy of A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. It also contains the three prequels - Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith.|
I have both of the original games and bought the complete saga to see what it was like on a current generation console. And the review i am giving is split into two parts. One is for the those people who have NEVER played the last generation console games, and one is for those who HAVE played them.
For those of you out there who have never played the games before there is a simple recommendation - Buy it Now! It is fantastic! It has all the plots of the entire Star Wars movie franchise, and even better, it includes a vast array of the characters that appear in them - all of which are playable! So you can play as Han Solo, Anakin, Darth Vader, R2D2, Luke Skywalker, The Emperor and a very special hidden character............. (well worth finding). All the space ships are here too - most importantly, the Millenium falcon, The X-Wing, Tie Fighters, and loads more. Again all these are playable and can be unlocked by playing through each level.
At its heart this game is a simple platformer with some shoot em ups thrown in for good measure. But scratch the surface and you find a really big game with lots and lots of extras to unlock. Some of the unlockables are essential in completing the game - super lightsabers, fast force, lego stud multipliers, invincibility and many more.
The graphics are simple, yet effective. They do the job really well and move from a cut scene to in-game action seamlessly. All the characters are well presented and instantly recognisable with their own abilities too. So, R2D2 can connect with computers on the Death Star, Darth Vader can open areas covered with the Dark Side of the Force, C3PO can talk to the moisture evaporaters on Tatooine, and best of all you can fly around with Boba and Jango Fett with their rocket packs!
The music is perfect too. Directly lifted from the films, it cannot be faulted in any way - it is genuinely like being in the film.
In terms of playability it is a piece of cake to pick up and play. Anyone from the age of 6 and upwards will be able to get into this very quickly.
In terms of longevity, this will be down to you. To get 100% completion will take a long time, and you will have to play through levels many times to get all the hidden minikits, red power bricks and new, blue minikits. If you just want to play through all the stories, then the game is ultimately a little bit too easy and too short, but i would recommend trying to get all the characters, minikits and ships.
Another excellent part of the game is the co-operative mode. Two players can play through the levels together and help each other. It is really good fun to do this.
In terms of violence, well, there isnt really any. Lego characters get broken and that is about the extent of it. It is all handled very well, with the main focus being on fun, not blood and guts. The humour throughout is brilliant - every level has cut scenes that poke fun at the films, but in a well-meaning, in the spirit of way. I particularly like the scene where the imperial spy in A New Hope is hiding in the celebratory ceremony after the destruction of the Death Star. And these little asides show a real care and commitment to maintaining the Star Wars Legacy.
So, if you are young or old, then this is a game for you! It is fun, easy going and not too taxing.
If you have neither of the original games, then this would get 5 out of 5.
HOWEVER, for those of you have played the individual versions previously, it is a different review. Basically the developers have combined the two original versions and put in a few extra levels and a few extra collectables. Plus on this, the Xbox 360 version there is a huge raft of 42 achievements to be completed. It isnt particularly lazy, but neither have they tried to expand on what was a great game. The extra collectables come in the form of the blue minikits where you have to play through an entire level and collect ten of them in a time limit. There is also the Lego City from the first original trilogy game, and a new called New Town which is basically an improved version of Lego City. The graphics are not any better than the original games, and if anything i found a fault that i didnt particularly like - when there is a cut scene starting the whole thing pauses! This didnt happen on the older consoles, and although minor, i found it really niggling that an older console played this better than a brand new Xbox 360!
There are more hidden characters and obviously on the 360, there are the achievements to collect. But be warned, if you are trying to get all the achievements, you will need to be on Xbox live as one level has to be played through online.
If you have played through the original versions then in my opinion this game is only worth three stars. It is still fun, but there is not enough new features and levels to justify buying it. It is basically a combining of the first two games with a few extra bits bolted on it. If this game had been priced much more cheaply, then i would have probably been more happy with it, but i think it was overpriced for what you actually got in terms of new content.
Having said that, i had a blast completing it to 100% again, and still have a big, cheesy grin on my face! Roll on Lego Indiana Jones and Lego Batman!!!!
Reviewed by: Amazon Reviewer Rating: Date Reviewed: 08Feb2008