If the Jedi way is defined by personal growth and straying away from the dark, I’d like to think that going back to videogames I didn’t initially enjoy counts as my grand journey towards becoming enlightened. Dramatic? Sure, but it seems like an apt comparison when talking about Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.
Tag: Star Wars
HIGH Expands on everything that made its predecessor great, while adding much more.
LOW Getting eaten by the same Rancor over and over.
WTF I think I’m back to loving Star Wars again.
EA and Respawn gave GameCritics a chance to preview Star Wars: Jedi Survivor last week, and we were happy to accept since the sequel to 2019’s Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is a hotly-anticipated title coming up on the heels of several major media pushes from the Star Wars universe. It’s the perfect storm of Star Wars synergy right now, and despite my own lapsed fandom, I was curious to see what Respawn was bringing to the table this time around.
HIGH Kreia remains a high point of writing and voice acting in videogames.
LOW Launching without the cut content restored.
WTF Several crashes resulting in lost progress!
HIGH It nails the power fantasy of being a Jedi or Sith.
LOW Button prompts for every single boss battle.
WTF Erm… it seems that Starkiller is the most powerful force user ever?
HIGH A charming, jam-packed game that retells the Star Wars saga.
LOW No online co-op.
WTF Quick Skywalker Saga ranking: V, VIII, IV, VII, VI, I, III,II, IX
A Long Time Ago, On A Console Far Far Away…
HIGH The plot and narrative still hold up.
LOW It’s a no-frills port of a 14-year-old game.
WTF Most of the bugs are still here.
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