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LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

An impishly charming version of Star Wars.

Game Nintendo GameCube 2006
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 8+

Lacks a tutorial

This is a cute, somewhat fun game. However, it's biggest fault is that it has no tutorial, so I had a lot of trouble figuring out the controls. Also, it contains characters blowing up into little pieces, and it is quite difficult to understand what you are supposed to do.
age 10+

don't buy

i wouldn't get this one get the complete saga

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (8 ):

LEGO Star Wars II continues the tongue-in-cheek humor that so endeared the original game to its fans. Testers were amused by their ability to customize characters in the Free Mode. By interchanging body parts of over 50 playable characters, they were able to create Darth 3PO and Princess Leia Kenobi.

LucasArts has been careful to keep the mechanics of the game easy, so children can play. For example, you are given infinite lives. But the experienced Yodas of gaming will also find a challenge by turning on the special adaptive difficulty feature -- the better you play, the harder the game gets. For Star Wars fan both young and old, don't miss this one -- it's exciting, funny, and makes you think.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo GameCube
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: LucasArts
  • Release date: September 11, 2006
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • ESRB rating: E10+ for Cartoon Violence, Crude Humor
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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