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  • Summary: In LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, relive the epic action from the blockbuster film in way that only LEGO can offer, featuring brand new story content from the Star Wars Universe that explores the time between Star Wars: Return of the Jedi and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 8
  2. Negative: 1 out of 8
  1. Jul 19, 2016
    89
    Fans of both the Star Wars movies and the Lego series of games will not be disappointed and those looking for a fun, easy to play title, should definitely consider this game.
  2. Aug 17, 2016
    85
    LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Has some issues and takes some shortcuts but I had tremendous fun playing the game (ever more than watching the actual movie). The game is really funny, demanding for younger gamers and offers tons of cool stuff to unlock. It's no revolution but the overall feeling is great.
  3. Jun 30, 2016
    80
    It's a great game based on Episode 7 and captures the spirit of the movie, but doesn't offer anything more than what's typical for the series.
  4. Jul 6, 2016
    70
    This is exactly what you were looking for. Easy and accessible gameplay to share with your younger brother/son/cousin, smart humorous cut-scenes and a plethora of lovely details to tickle the fanboy in you.
  5. CD-Action
    Sep 17, 2016
    70
    The game’s most notable quality is the Star Wars license. Yet again it’s obvious that Traveller’s Tales should at least try to reinvent the LEGO series. [09/2016, p.64]
  6. Jul 5, 2016
    64
    An average action game saved by a charming sense of humour and an intoxicating sense of fun.
  7. Jun 30, 2016
    40
    But still, it’s a Lego game, and it is Star Wars. Mindless, cute, without any meaningful gameplay, crassly but effectively premised on the need to collect, that modern drive that makes merchandising a crucial part of a franchise. It’s counting on you to push forward for want of more, more, more, even if you don’t know who Ello Asty is. And now with paid DLC on the side!

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Aug 17, 2016
    10
    Having played every single Lego game there is, I can easily say this is the best one by far. The new mechanics are great, graphics are greatHaving played every single Lego game there is, I can easily say this is the best one by far. The new mechanics are great, graphics are great and the game play is great. The ONLY complaint I have so far is the inability to skip cut scenes. Other than that, I have no complaints. Expand
  2. Jun 28, 2016
    10
    Broken PC release in Ukraine, Belarus and Russia in Steam. We got 6GB download, black screen. In other counties people got patch. Thanks forBroken PC release in Ukraine, Belarus and Russia in Steam. We got 6GB download, black screen. In other counties people got patch. Thanks for wasted day!!! Expand
  3. Jul 18, 2016
    9
    The first good Lego game since Lego City Undercover in 2013. I would say it's probably fourth- or fifth-best overall, behind Undercover, TheThe first good Lego game since Lego City Undercover in 2013. I would say it's probably fourth- or fifth-best overall, behind Undercover, The Clone Wars, Batman 2, and maybe Years 5-7. This game really has the spirit of Star Wars and the charm of Lego, which is something that's been missing from recent installments like Batman 3, Avengers, and Hobbit which were probably the worst in the entire franchise.

    Though the latest Lego Star Wars game isn't the long-overdue Clone Wars sequel or packaged with a remade Complete Saga, it is perhaps one of the longest Lego games to date, with at least 50 hours of gameplay if you're aiming for 100%. The first four levels or so of the game are overly long and a bit boring but the rest of the game is a return to the kind of Lego fun that's been missing for three years.

    There are a ton of side missions in the game, including story missions that weren't featured in the film (such as Poe Dameron rescuing Admiral Ackbar and two levels starring a playable Kylo Ren). The world is as open as it could possibly be in a Star Wars game, as jumping from planet to planet would be a bit challenging to implement, and while it isn't the open sandbox that Lego City and Batman 2 offered, it's still really fun to explore.

    Surprisingly, Traveller's Tales has introduced some interesting new game mechanics into this one. The cover sections of the levels are really fun and bring to mind Uncharted, but maybe that's just me. The ginormous character roster is another great section of the game, as well as the flying sections (though admittedly not as innovative as Lego Star Wars III's).

    So overall, this latest Lego game is a great return to form for the slightly tired franchise and really gives me hope for future entries and the probably inevitable Lego Star Wars Rebels, Lego Indiana Jones 3, and Lego Pirates 2 (what with the fifth entries in the two latter series coming up). I'd definitely recommend this to anyone who loved Lego City Undercover and the earlier games but has been disappointed by the recent ones.
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  4. Jan 2, 2018
    8
    Note: I play LEGO games as couch coop. Playing it alone would make it pretty boring.
    One of the best Lego games I played so far. It does not
    Note: I play LEGO games as couch coop. Playing it alone would make it pretty boring.
    One of the best Lego games I played so far. It does not do anything revolutionary but it fixes most of broken mechanics and for the first time it makes collectibles really fluent to gather. It still has many issues like: being just to easy, way too many characters (or lack of proper character choosing screen) and not-so-well PC port, but I had fun playing it with my wife which is what matters most to me in these games.
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