The Star Wars saga will continue in Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, a
videogame developed by LucasArts, which casts players as Darth Vader's "Secret
Apprentice" and promises to unveil new revelations about the Star Wars galaxy.
The expansive story, created under direction from George Lucas, is set during
the largely unexplored era between Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith
and Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. In it, players will assist the iconic
villain in his quest to rid the universe of Jedi - and face decisions that could
change the course of their destiny.
As its name implies, The Force Unleashed completely re-imagines the scope and
scale of the Force by taking full advantage of newly developed technologies that
will be seen and experienced for the first time: Digital Molecular Matter (DMM),
by Pixelux Entertainment, and euphoria by NaturalMotion Ltd. Paired with the
powerful Havok Physics? system, these new technologies create gameplay only
possible on the new generation of consoles. DMM incorporates the physical
properties of anything in the environment so that everything reacts exactly like
it should - wood breaks like wood, glass shatters like glass, plants on the
planet Felucia bend like plants on the planet Felucia would, and more.
Meanwhile, as a revolutionary behavioral-simulation engine, euphoria enables
interactive characters to move, act and even think like actual human beings,
adapting their behavior on the fly and resulting in a different payoff every