STAR WARS™ - The Force Unleashed™ Ultimate Sith Edition
A game that will show gamers the deepest, darkest side of the Force in a story that puts them on a collision course with Luke Skywalker himself.
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Mostly Positive (21 reviews) - 71% of the 21 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mixed (2,198 reviews) - 62% of the 2,198 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 3, 2009

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Includes 14 items: STAR WARS™ - Dark Forces, STAR WARS™ - Knights of the Old Republic™, STAR WARS™ - The Force Unleashed™ Ultimate Sith Edition, STAR WARS™ Battlefront™ II, STAR WARS™ Empire at War - Gold Pack, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight - Jedi Academy™, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight - Mysteries of the Sith™, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight II - Jedi Outcast™, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II, STAR WARS™ Knights of the Old Republic™ II - The Sith Lords™, STAR WARS™ Republic Commando™, STAR WARS™ Starfighter™, STAR WARS™ The Clone Wars™ - Republic Heroes™, STAR WARS™: The Force Unleashed™ II

 

About This Game

The story and action of Star Wars®: The Force Unleashed™ expands with the release of Star Wars The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition, a special new version of the game that will show gamers the deepest, darkest side of the Force in a story that puts them on a collision course with Luke Skywalker himself. The Ultimate Sith Edition includes all of the original missions found in Star Wars: The Force Unleashed as well as content previously only available via download and an all-new exclusive bonus level.
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed completely re-imagines the scope and scale of the Force and casts players as Darth Vader’s "Secret Apprentice," unveiling new revelations about the Star Wars galaxy seen through the eyes of a mysterious new character armed with unprecedented powers.
  • Includes the original Star Wars The Force Unleashed game plus 3 re-imagined Classic Trilogy levels: Tatooine, Jedi Temple and ALL-NEW-Hoth level
  • UNLEASH EPIC FORCE POWERS and devastating combos
  • DISCOVER THE UNTOLD STORY of Darth Vader's secret apprentice set between Episodes III and IV
  • LIFE-LIKE REACTIONS from characters and environments that are different every time you play

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Win XP SP3, Windows Vista SP2 or Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz or AMD Athlon X2 5200+
    • Memory: 2 GB
    • Graphics: 3D Hardware Accelerator Card Required - 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible 256 MB Video Memory with Shader 2.0 support (Radeon HD 2900 or Geforce 8600)
    • DirectX®: Directx 9.0c compatible
    • Hard Drive: 30GB
    • Sound: Directx 9.0c compatible
    • Controller Support: XBox 360 Controller for Windows
    • Supported ATI Chipsets: ATI Radeon HD 2600, 2900, 3650, 3690, 3850, 3870, 4550, 4650, 4770, 4850, 4870, 5890
    • Supported NVIDIA Chipsets: NVIDIA GeForce 8600, 8800, 9400, 9500, 9600, 9800, 250, 260, 275, 280, 285, 295
    Recommended:
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.8 GHz or AMD Athlon X2 Dual-Core 6000+
    • Graphics: 512 MB 3D Hardware Accelerator Card (GeForce 9800 GT)
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion), 10.9.5 (Mavericks), 10.10.5 (Yosemite), 10.11.1 (El Capitan)
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo (Dual-Core)
    • CPU Speed: 2.4 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 25 GB + 1 GB Swap File
    • Video Card: ATI HD 2600, Nvidia 8600, Intel HD 3000 with 256 MB of VRam
    • Additional: Macintosh mouse and keyboard or Microsoft Xbox 360 Wired Controller

    • Notice:Intel Integrated chipsets are unsupported (GMA 950/X3100). This game is not supported on volumes formatted as Mac OS Extended (Case Sensitive).
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
25 of 32 people (78%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
21.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 2
I don't know why this game is hated so much. It's AMAZING!!! Great story, good gameplay, interesting characters, and varied locations are just some of the things that will give you nostalgia as you learn not only the backstory (like the prequels did) but also the ins and outs of the Empire. Acting as Darth Vader's secret apprentice you have a sandbox to use as a playground for all of your force abilities, from lightning to force pushing. Some puzzles will appear from time to time, but nothing feels out of place. If you like star wars, buy this. You won't regret it.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 17
EDIT: After re-installing the game, it does in fact work now. A little buggy here and there but still playable on Windows 10 without compatibility mode turned on.

This game does't support Windows 10. Be warned:

""There was a problem finding or creating one of the game's folders. Please contact Aspyr customer support.""

I received this error while trying to launch this game on my Windows 10 PC. I tried switching the .exe launch file to a compatibility mode, but the problem still persists. No knowns solutions as of Sept 2016.
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 6
If you can find a way to fix the "Hall of Mirrors" glitch (or if its absent entirely), then this game is amazing. The game itself is great, but it is poorly optimized as a PC game. I would suggest buying this game for a console if you want the best experience.
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
Recommended
7.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 10
Its good, Only problem is the game doesnt let you play as garfield
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4 of 14 people (29%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 10
I force gripped a stormtrooper and played with is body until i accidentally impaled him.. :(
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1 of 19 people (5%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
25.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 9
good idea but not the best way to do it.
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24 of 107 people (22%) found this review helpful
78 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
8.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 12
When first buy game, it seem good. Good graphic, sound, I much like. Then I play. It leave bad taste in mouth like bratwurst. Very bad. I pay good money for game, I expect it work! Overall, it remind me of story. I was 12, very young Russian child. My mother tell, "you grow up, become like Brezhnev. Be big, strong, not little.". I grow to be like Brezhnev. Then, I force to be left country. I see president, I think he little man. I go to bet dogs, but it illegal. I go prison. I get out, bet on chicken fight. Chicken I bet on lose. In end, don't lose if lose is bad.

I give game 2/17.
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367 of 406 people (90%) found this review helpful
79 people found this review funny
Recommended
9.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 12, 2014
Ever wanted to beat up an old man with psychic powers while you plummet through the atmosphere of a small planet on a collapsed observation deck? Ever wanted to slice the equivalent of a space-tank in half with a glowing lazer sword? Ever wanted to electrecute a jawa... WITH YOUR MIND?
if yes = get this
if no = what the hell is wrong with you?
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545 of 633 people (86%) found this review helpful
29 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 8, 2015
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is an action adventure game releasing initially on PS2, PS3, Wii, Xbox360, iOS, Nintendo DS, PSP and who could forget, the N-Gage. The Ultimate Sith edition of the game finally released on PC and Mac OS in November 2009. The plot in The Forced Unleashed is between the first two trilogies of Star Wars films, but acts as an original story. You play the role of Darth Vadar’s apprentice, as you are tasked with hunting down Jedi – but you slowly become part of the Light side as things do not go as planned.

The game play is very hack and slash style, with the good old classic lightsaber action and with a drop of force action too, the combat is very exciting and pack with all sorts of fancy attacks and duels. Part of your force powers includes the use of electric shocking your enemies too; this can be extremely pleasing to do on large groups of Stormtroopers. The combo system with the lightsabre is easy to get a grip of, and you can soon be showing off some crazy attacks, that look simply awesome. The game does have quite a lot of QTE’s throughout, these normally occur at the end of a regular fight, allowing a more cinematic dramatic end to a fight, normally I am not a fan of QTEs, but these are done in a way which allow you to enjoy what is happening on the screen whilst also testing your speed and awareness of what is going on.

This game is old now, having released almost six years ago, the graphics are becoming to look a bit dated, but that’s not to say it is a bad looking game at all. It is certainly not up to the standards we are used to now, but if you stick this on 1080p, you can still get some really nice looking scenes. The animation of all the characters are done brilliantly, and all of the levels look fleshed out with some really cool looking backdrops.

Plot wise, this has got to be one of my favourite Star Wars games. I really enjoyed playing as the Dark side for once in this type of game, but you can’t stay as the Dark side, as events unfold, you soon start becoming part of the Jedi’s and working to over throw the Emperor. It will really get you in the mood for watching the film series again.

This isn’t a very difficult game; the only times I died were due to errors in the platforming side of the game and I ended up falling off the edge of the world. The difficulty can be ramped up, so playing on hard mode may be the way forward to get more of a challenge. The end boss fights pose a little bit of a challenge, but nothing that you can’t really overcome. I’m looking at you, Star Destroyer boss!

Even though the game is very linear, the levels are all of a decent size, and have multiple paths to the end. With plenty of hidden items for you to collect as you go, you’ll be jumping and fighting your way through plenty of enemies to find them. I was a little disappointed to see that a couple of the levels were essentially the same map, just done in a different order so to speak, just seemed a little lazy on that part.
The game is also on the short side, having completed the game in just less than four hours on a normal difficulty. There is little reason to play it through for a second time unless you are trying the harder modes.

I had a couple of technical problems whilst playing. I did go into the game expecting there to be some given the age of the game. The first issue I had was, even when selecting 1080p, the game still doesn’t play in a full screen, you get black bars down the side of your game, which are very annoying. Secondly, the game is capped at 30fps – I can only assume that is because it is a port of the PS3 game. Thirdly, the sound on some levels just cuts out for no apparent reason, this has been reported as a common bug on the game, and a simple reload will fix it, so just an annoyance really. I did also encounter a couple of random crashes which resulted in me losing a bit of progress – again I expected these due to the age of the title but would be nice if a patch could be released to fix the problems.

To sum up, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is a pretty good action game. The game play is really good, and the plot alone all deserves your time and attention. The only thing that really lets it down is the length of the game. I would only say it is worth half of the £14, 99 price tag for that reason alone. Due to the premium name of the game though it won’t go on sale very often so keep your eyes peeled.

Tom's Score Card
1) Stay away
2) Not Recommended
3) Only recommended when on sale
4) Recommended
5) Highly recommended
6) This is a must play

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207 of 247 people (84%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
Recommended
20.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 25, 2014
Let's get this out of the way first: this game is an extravagantly unfinished piece of trash.

It plays and functions like a very early and rough prototype, levels are spectacularly inconsistent in both length and difficulty, sounds and music many times fail to even load [!], it is locked at 30 fps [!!] (except for a glitch during combos that momentarily unlocks the framerate [!!!]), and textures and segments of levels fail to load at random times [!!!?!] (including during cutscenes when parts of the enviroment simply pop-in after the camera has already panned to it's location). It's undeniable proof of LucasArts's state of total disarray during the generation, and it's ridiculous this game was ever deemed release-worthy.

However, I still recommend it....because I had fun with it and liked it.

The story is fantastic; containing awesome moments, excellent plot twists, great original characters and deepening existing Star Wars characters. It contains a brand new original score that is wonderful and is up to the quality of John Williams' own work, and the graphics and rendition of the Star Wars universe is breathtaking and exciting once you get past the poor coding and glitches. The DLC for the game (included here) includes an alternative version of the Star Wars trilogy that is also really well done and pure fan service for any Star Wars fan.

At the end of the game, I was left wanting for more....which is exactly what I want from any game. Go ahead and play it if you are a Star Wars fan, because you may have a blast.
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xeopherith
10.3 hrs
Posted: September 27
I recently played through the entire game plus the few extra levels and I would say this is something a star wars fan can still enjoy and I'm only recommending this for big fans. I've just started my playthrough of the second and I would say that going from 1 to 2 is like going from Mass Effect 1-2. The game is much more fluid, animations are better, ect.

I really would say I suffered through pretty repetitive gameplay (not horrible but not very enjoyable, some parts were frustrating) to enjoy the cinematics and story. I would consider myself just under a star wars fanboy so I did enjoy even the aspects of the story that change star wars history.
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Max Rebo, freelance musician
13.5 hrs
Posted: September 23
The story is very surprisingly well done, and the hate it recieved is ill placed. It does have chunky bits, being a console port, but the overall feel and atmosphere was worth the time. The main character is one you can certainly resonate with, and the overall lore is a gap filler, and I loved every moment of it. Grab it when it's on sale!
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smileyc
15.8 hrs
Posted: September 21
The game itself is a fairly good game. The port, however, is fairly awful. But it is worth buying it when it is on sale for under ten bucks.
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The Polemarch
9.9 hrs
Posted: September 19
I loved the physics in this game. I found better physics in this than any other game of it's time(Not to mention Just Cause 2. *Shiver.). It's short story left some to be desired, and there was a bit too much repetition involved(Killing, then comboing, then killing, then comboing.) It was still a great game, and I loved the brutal aspect, and dark twist to a series everyone loved.
8 1/2 /10 :)
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The Dragon Hunter
0.2 hrs
Posted: September 19
Star Wars The Force Unleashed, Ultimate Sith Edition.
What can one say about this game, well its Star Wars and its just awesome. I thinks that alone is worth buying this game.
And it is better on the Dark Side.....
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Ujiyasu03
6.1 hrs
Posted: September 18
Story felt weak.
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Flying_Patata
0.2 hrs
Posted: September 17
I want a refund
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