Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 XBox 360 Demo Impression

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Yesterday, Lucas Arts released the demo for The Force Unleashed 2 on the XBox 360. I just had to get online to try it out last night. I mean, sure I hadn’t even turned on my XBox in the last two months, but this made dusting off my controller worth while. It also happens to be the night that I get to watch my 13 month old daughter while mom goes out to do some mom stuff. I give my daughter some toys to occupy her and start the downloading of the demo.

The download is finally complete and I get into the game. I’m presented with the first of what could be very game changing decisions. Difficulty level. Seems they locked out the “insane” setting only letting you choose easy, normal, or hard. Knowing that I might be having a few distractions I decide to play it through on easy.

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Red Harvest – Long-form Blurb Released

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Back in June of 2010 there was a short blurb released about the book Red Harvest. The book is written by Joe Schreiber and is a prequel to his book Death Troopers that was published in October 2009. His books are an interesting addition to Star Wars fiction crossing over into an almost horror genre. You can find the book at Random House’s online catalog, and read the blurb below.

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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 to Launch Soon

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Lucas Arts is following up their very popular game The Force Unleashed with a much anticipated sequel. The game will launch October 26, 2010 and will be available on XBox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. New features in the game include dual-wielding light sabers, expanded force powers, and a dramatic new story.

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New Site Launched

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Tonight we launched the new front-end to the Star Wars United Community. We’ve got big plans ahead. Very soon the forums will be getting a face-lift and an update, but until then, it will still be the same forums you are used to. You can get to them here.

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