Editors' reviewStar Wars fans and seasoned gamers of every stripe will fall in love with Star Wars Republic Commando. We strongly recommend this first-person shooter, but be warned: it may devour hours of your time. As the leader of a Republic Commando squad tasked with freeing a Wookie, you'll face multiple challenges that will test your brain, your gaming skills, and your reaction time. We tried the demo's one scenario and were deeply impressed with the vivid sound, colorful textures, realistic physics, and detailed rendering of characters, constructions, landscapes, and vehicles. Multiplayer capabilities make the game even more attractive. Squad control is Republic Commando's most distinctive feature. To succeed, you'll have to use your squad members' unique abilities. Luckily, the game's one-button interface makes controlling your team more a pleasure than a chore. Make sure your PC is reasonably fast, with a modern 3D graphics card. You'll need some serious horsepower to experience all the thrills Star Wars Republic Commando has to offer.
Star Wars Republic Commando is a squad-based first person shooter that lets you explore the elite world of the Star Wars military. Leading a four-man squad of Republic Commandos, you'll go deep behind enemy lines on over 14 intense and challenging levels through three different campaigns where you will face more than ten brutal enemies. You'll have more than a dozen deadly weapons at your disposal, but none more lethal than your squad. What makes the squad in Star Wars Republic Commando so unique is the game's innovative "One Touch Squad Control" system that allows you to engage your squad with just one button.
In this demo for the Star Wars shooter Republic Commando, you and your squad are sent to the jungles of Kashyyyk to free the Wookiee leader Tarfful from the clutches of the Trandoshans. As the leader you must operate your squad as a single unit, utilizing each of your troops' abilities to fit the situation. Think fast and keep your Blaster Rifle close by, because you're heading behind Clone War enemy lines.