Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (video game)

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Star Wars Episode II:
Attack of the Clones
Star Wars Episode II Attack of the Clones GBA cover.jpg
Developer(s) David A. Palmer Productions
Publisher(s) THQ, LucasArts
Platform(s) Game Boy Advance
Release date(s)
  • NA May 30, 2002
  • EU June 21, 2002
Genre(s) Action
Mode(s) Single-player

Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones is a video game based on the film. It was announced by THQ and LucasArts in early February 2002 that they would be releasing a game on Game Boy Advance based on the film that would be released that year.

Gameplay[edit]

Over the course of eleven levels, the player is able to play as three of the film's main protagonists: Obi-Wan Kenobi, Mace Windu and Anakin Skywalker. He/she is also able to fight enemies such as Count Dooku and Jango Fett.

Locations include Tatooine, Coruscant and Geonosis. Players can play a variety of mediums, such as vehicles, races, space combat as well as side-scrolling which includes Lightsaber combat.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 38.87%[1]
Metacritic 38/100[2]
Review scores
Publication Score
AllGame 1/5 stars[3]
Computer and Video Games 3/10[4]
Electronic Gaming Monthly 2.17/10[5]
Game Informer 1/10[6]
GamePro 1.5/5 stars[7]
GameSpot 3.7/10[8]
GameSpy 2/5 stars[9]
GameZone 6/10[10]
IGN 6.5/10[11]
Nintendo Power 2.7/5[12]

The game was met with generally negative reception. Reasons include its control issues,[8] simple difficulty, poor level designs and dated password system. Game Informer gave it an abysmal 1 out of 10, calling it "the dark side of gaming."[6] The game so far has a score of 38.87% from GameRankings[1] and 38 out of 100 from Metacritic.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones for Game Boy Advance". GameRankings. Retrieved August 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones for Game Boy Advance Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved August 17, 2014. 
  3. ^ Marriott, Scott Alan. "Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones - Review". AllGame. Archived from the original on November 20, 2014. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ Sutton, Maura (July 19, 2002). "GBA Review: Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones". Computer and Video Games. Archived from the original on June 24, 2007. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  5. ^ EGM staff (July 2002). "Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones". Electronic Gaming Monthly (157): 128. 
  6. ^ a b Reiner, Andrew (July 2002). "Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones". Game Informer (111): 92. Archived from the original on April 11, 2008. Retrieved August 17, 2014. 
  7. ^ Miss Spell (June 13, 2002). "Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Review for Game Boy Advance on GamePro.com". GamePro. Archived from the original on March 13, 2005. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  8. ^ a b Provo, Frank (June 3, 2002). "Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Review". GameSpot. Retrieved August 17, 2014. 
  9. ^ Abarcar, Gabe (July 17, 2002). "GameSpy: Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones". GameSpy. Archived from the original on December 16, 2005. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  10. ^ Bedigian, Louis (June 24, 2002). "Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones Review - Game Boy Advance". GameZone. Archived from the original on November 1, 2008. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  11. ^ Harris, Craig (May 15, 2002). "Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (GBA)". IGN. Retrieved August 17, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones". Nintendo Power 158: 150. July 2002. 

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