Posts Tagged ‘Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II’

Utomik promises ‘Netflix for games’ but its library is an underwhelming collection of oldies

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Utomik! Sounds like a stiff drink, but no. Utomik is a subscription-based games service that launched yesterday, angling to be ‘Netflix for games’ (sound familiar?) It’s currently offering a library of approximately 750 games for either $7 or $10 per month, depending on whether you want to share the account with your little sister or not. I signed up and took a stroll through its library, fingering a few tomes here and there. And while it was fast and performed well, there wasn’t a lot I wanted to play. It’s less Netflix for games and more “Spotify for older games you already own or don’t want”. Read the rest of this entry »

The Force Unleashed II Unleashed Too


Hmm, this one somehow bypassed my radar entirely. And it’s out now on PC. I guess we’ll try and take a look at it later in the week. Maybe. Anyone so excited about light sabres and stuff that they already have it? Looks like the critical consensus is a bit non-plussed – another below average Star Wars game? It wouldn’t be the biggest surprise in the world. Hmm. The new trailer (below) might just be the closest I get to this one. We need a proper Jedi Knight game, I think.
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Guybrush Sweeps: The Force Unleashed 2

Despite the fact the game’s coming to the PC, and despite the fact it’s out at the end of the month, despite the fact we’ll post any old nonsense… we haven’t actually done anything on the forthcoming The Force Unleashed 2. Clearly, this has cut deep into the heart of the Lucasbeast, who respond by doing the one thing which will guarantee us doing a post. Yes, it’s inserting Guybrush Threepwood into the game. How appropriate, etc, etc. The B brought it to my attention, though ausgamers provide more details and more screenshots. Oh – and there’s some trailers for the game below.
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