The Clone Wars comes to just about every gaming console shy of the Commodore 64 today with the release of Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Republic Heroes. Stay tuned to TFN for our review of the game a little later in the week. In the meantime, Starwars.com provides a fun video detailing how to control a battle droid. Also, in case you missed it, make sure to click here for TFN's Republic Heroe's Q&A with LucasArts from a couple weeks back. More screenshots, videos, previews and reviews of the game can be found in the related links below.
Republic Heroes is now available for the following platforms: Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Playstation 2, Playstation Portable (PSP), Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, & PC.
UPDATED: And we also now have the official LucasArts press release...
Heed The Call And Save The Galaxy! Star Wars® The Clone Wars™: Republic Heroes™ Now Available
SAN FRANCISCO, California – October 6, 2009 – LucasArts today announced that Star Wars® The Clone Wars™: Republic Heroes™ is now available for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, Wii™, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Nintendo DS™ and PC.
Star Wars The Clone Wars: Republic Heroes allows players to fight as both Jedi Knights and clone troopers through over 40 unique missions, all created from shared visual assets from the TV series. Featuring a brand-new storyline, players get the chance to take part in the key events that lead directly into the highly anticipated second season of the animated series, Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Jedi characters can slice and dice their way through countless enemies, commandeer droids and show off their combat prowess on foot and in a variety of vehicles. Clone troopers fire things up with a heavy weapons armament that includes rocket launchers, thermal detonators and even jet packs in levels built specifically to take run-and-gun gameplay to exciting levels.
To capture the Jedi Master and Padawan dynamic, as well as the squad camaraderie of everyone’s favorite clone troopers, the game also supports two player local drop-in and drop-out cooperative play on the Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 and Wii. Families have made the television series a cross-generational success and now they can truly experience the most authentic Star Wars: The Clone Wars video game experience together.
About LucasArts LucasArts, a Lucasfilm Ltd. company, is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software worldwide for video game console systems, computers and the Internet. Based in San Francisco, Calif., as well as on the Internet at www.lucasarts.com, LucasArts was created in 1982 by George Lucas to provide an interactive element to his vision of a state-of-the-art, multifaceted entertainment company.
About Krome Studios Krome Studios® is Australia’s largest video game developer and a leading independent development studio in the worldwide game development community. Krome’s vision is to cultivate technological and artistic achievement, creating proprietary technologies that facilitate superior game development for both original and licensed properties. The company has proven expertise in developing games for the current gen platforms and is already engaged in working on next gen as well as all handheld platforms.