Play as The Force Unleashed II's new hero... today

New game announcements? Exciting. New game screens or trailers? Exciting. New game official website updates? Eh, not so much.

Today, however, might be an exception. We still don't know all that much about this year's Star Wars sequel, so even the smallest bits of information are interesting. And an immersive new hub site, which not only depicts The Force Unleashed II's new hero - a genetically copied version of the previous game's protagonist - waking up in one of Darth Vader's clone tanks, but also puts you in his first-person perspective? Exciting.

The site update also contains a few Easter eggs, for those who poke around enough. I discovered three hidden minigames, each of which trigger imprinted memories in the clone - ie, scenes from the first Force Unleashed - as well as a backwards countdown that seems to be ticking towards:

June 1 at 5:30 PM EST

Debut of the first gameplay footage? Now that would be exciting.

May 26, 2010


  • tacoman38 - May 26, 2010 11:17 p.m.

    I'm feeling the clone is going to unlock his previous memories through similar experiences that remind him of something. like gholas in Dune.
  • Thanoruk - May 26, 2010 8:58 p.m.

    Be sure to note: if you go to the bottom left of the hub, and select "Learn More", you can access various details and a trailer
  • bluscorp - May 26, 2010 8:04 p.m.

    *TYPO SPOTTING* You said aorund not around :)
  • Tronto13 - May 26, 2010 7:37 p.m.

    Loved the first one apart from the overload of quick time events... Hopefully theyll be cut down in number 2.
  • WillisTron - May 26, 2010 7:35 p.m.

    The first one was fun enough, will probably play this one

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