Star Wars The Clone Wars: Jedi Alliance – Nintendo DS

July 31, 2014 - Comment

Star Wars: The Clone Wars is a state-of-the-art computer-animated motion picture and television series that bridges the gap between Episode II and Episode III feature films. Under the supervision of George Lucas, Star Wars: The Clone Wars brings a fresh new look to the timeless saga of one of the most celebrated stories and introduces

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars is a state-of-the-art computer-animated motion picture and television series that bridges the gap between Episode II and Episode III feature films. Under the supervision of George Lucas, Star Wars: The Clone Wars brings a fresh new look to the timeless saga of one of the most celebrated stories and introduces generations of fans to brand new characters as well as classic rivalries and conflicts that delve deeper into the Star Wars mythos. Star Wars The Clone Wars: Jedi Alliance takes the player into the world of the all-new Star Wars animated feature film and TV series. Experience the combined power when two Jedi join forces to fight as one. Choose your favorite Jedi pair at the start of each mission and experience unique moves and combat skills. With an innovative stylus-based input, controlling the Jedi’s movement and Lightsaber combat has never felt more immersive.Star Wars The Clone Wars: Jedi Alliance takes players on the Nintendo DS into the world of the all-new Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated feature film and television series. Set between the events of the Star Wars, Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, the story behind Jedi Alliance is exclusive the DS and unveils a whole new chapter in the Star Wars saga, full of new characters, action and intrigue.

'Star Wars The Clone Wars: Jedi Alliance' game logo
Obi-wan and Anakin in 'Star Wars The Clone Wars: Jedi Alliance'
Classic master/padawan team.
View larger. Padawan Jedi in 'Star Wars The Clone Wars: Jedi Alliance'
New Jedi faces and skills.
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A new enemy: the Nightsisters.
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Built around the theme of Jedi cooperation during the battles and events of the Clone Wars, in Star Wars The Clone Wars: Jedi Alliance players must not only master the force individually, but also maximize and focus its power as you join with another Jedi to fight as a unit. The makeup of your Jedi pairings is entirely up to you. Go with a team of padawans, a team of master Jedi, or the usual master and student team. Playable Jedi include, Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Ahsoka Tano, Mace Windu, Plo Koon, and Kit Fisto. Each of the available Jedi possess a varied level of skill with Force abilities, but each also possess unique character moves and combat skills which will be useful in specific situations, allowing for maximum replay value as you explore each character combination. In addition, using specific Jedi combinations will unlock special attacks in abilities.

All player actions in Jedi Alliance are performed via an innovative stylus-based input system. Through this, controlling your Jedi’s movement and lightsaber combat has never felt more immersive. Moving and picking up items is as simple as tapping the screen with your stylus, or a combination of tapping and sliding the stylus to perform combos, while lightsaber combat works as fast as you can tap. Additional gameplay also consists of a series of mini-games both related to puzzle-solving and lightsaber and force combat.

Key Game Features: Play through an original story – exclusive to the Nintendo DS – that expands The Clone Wars series set between Episode II and Episode III in exciting new directions. 1-2 player support, with co-op play in multiplayer. Create your own Jedi dream teams by pairing Jedi in any combination. For example, team up Anakin Skywalker with Obi-Wan Kenobi, or Ahsoka Tano with Mace Windu. Develop the relationship between two Jedi and generate more powerful attacks and special abilities. Replay missions with different character combinations to unlock new areas, collectibles, and other secrets. Control all movement, lightsaber combat and cinematic action sequences with just the DS stylus. Experience the action of The Clone Wars TV series and movie via the game. New Chapter, New Villains
Although set within context of the events of Episode II and Episode III, the original story of Jedi Alliance allows for the emergence of a set of villains new to most Star Wars fans, the Nightsisters. Not new to the overall Star Wars universe, the Nightsisters have been alluded to in many of the past Star Wars novels and a few of the games, but Jedi Alliance gives fans and players alike their best view of them to date.

The Nightsisters are a coven of ‘Force witches’ aligned with the Dark Side, but not owing allegiance to the Emperor. Legend has it that they were taught the ways of the Force in the ancient past by a renegade Jedi. An outcast and thus unhampered by the decisions of the Jedi council, this Jedi created an Amazon-like society which ruled its far away homeworld with an iron fist in isolation. Although their close contact with the Dark Side gives the Nightsisters an appearance very similar to the Sith, they are not part of the same sect. In fact, as the events of Jedi Alliance unravel, it becomes clear that although they are a danger to the Jedi they may pose just as much of a threat to the growing power if the Emperor.

Product Features

  • Play through an original story exclusive to the Nintendo DS that expands The Clone Wars series in exciting new directions
  • Create your own Jedi dream teams by pairing Jedi Masters and Padawans. For example, team up Anakin Skywalker with Obi-Wan Kenobi, or Ahsoka Tano with Mace Windu
  • Develop the relationship between two Jedi and generate more powerful attacks and special abilities. Replay missions with different character combinations to unlock new areas, collectibles, and other secrets
  • Play with a friend using the drop-in/drop-out coop feature via Wi-Fi
  • Control all movement, Lightsaber combat and cinematic action sequences with just the DS stylus

Comments

anonymous says:

not bad at all…. Jedi Alliance – great title and It has a bit of a story that we haven’t heard before. A bit of figuring stuff out. And a bit of a challenge, but not too hard. Buy it for a young star wars fan…it should not disappoint. Like the series, it is kid oriented. I like all the stylus action, I like the reading. Good buy, for the DS. Something closer to this for the wii would be welcome. Graphics are fine, music is not annoying. If you have a kid begging for it I’d say buy it. There are a lot…

M. Cleary "Shen Long" says:

Great Game! 0

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