The Rebel Alliance tracks Wedge to an Imperial prison complex on the planet of. This time it is used to hide a password-only alternate color scheme for Slave I, as seen in. General Rieekan: Gerrard V is attempting to gain its independence, but the Imperial governor is looting the city. Factor 5 appealed to Nintendo to use the Nintendo 64's newly developed memory. Kasan, did General Rieekan brief you? Rogue Leader won the 2001 for Best Action Game.
With Seerdon in control of the planet's bacta and their own supply threatened, Rogue Squadron quickly reaches Thyferra, kills Seerdon and frees the planet. Despite the demo's barebones presentation, response from gamers was largely positive. Similar to its predecessor, , Rogue Leader is a fast-paced, flight action game. However, neither may be selected until the player enters the correct passcodes or achieves all bronze or silver medals, respectively, on the bonus levels. Nine bonus power-ups are hidden in different levels throughout the game. Several craft are also available when unlocked.
As depicted in The Empire Strikes Back, Imperial forces locate the Rebel base on Hoth and begin an invasion. Rogue Squadron received generally positive reviews. As the game progresses, Skywalker and Rogue Squadron fight the in sixteen missions across various planets. Enemy aircraft are primarily composed of. This version enjoyed many of the same praises for its gameplay, but handling and graphics were cited as problematic. Rogue Leader sold over 1. Rogue Squadron was the first game released under this agreement.
More than six months after the release of Rogue Squadron, LucasArts unveiled the code to unlock the Naboo Starfighter as a playable craft. To promote the release of the game, , the actor who played Luke Skywalker, visited the in to play the game with patients using newly added. Acquiring these medals promotes the player's rank and helps unlock hidden content. I don't know where they came from. I'm the leader of the prisoners here. If you really want to play Rogue Squadron you're better off playing it on the actual N64 hardware with either a legit cartridge or a flashcart. The audio signals helped players determine enemy positions and direction of travel.
Archived from on November 15, 2014. These bonuses improve a craft's weapons, durability and targeting computer and are applied to each eligible craft for the remainder of the game. The sixteenth and final level of the game takes place during , six years after 's Battle of. In November 1998, a month before the game's scheduled release, LucasArts signed a worldwide agreement with Nintendo concerning three new Star Wars video games. In anticipation of the project, immediately began building high-polygon models of the playable craft using and in-house tools, and usable art was pulled from the archives. Set in the fictional , the game spans all three original trilogy films. The player can unlock five bonus levels.
My vehicle has been disabled for a good two minutes now. Rogue Squadron, you must protect Crix Madine's Y-wings while they disable the escaping ships. Archived from on July 24, 2011. Slave I could be restored to its original color scheme by entering the password a second time. When they arrive, however, has not yet disabled the Death Star's shield generator on Endor and the Alliance is forced to engage the Imperial fleet until the generator is destroyed. Many reviews compared Star Wars: Rogue Squadron to one of its inspirations, the Battle of Hoth flight combat level in Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire, considered one of that game's best elements.
To take advantage of this marketing opportunity, included content from the upcoming film in Rogue Squadron. Star Wars: Rogue Squadron manual. LucasArts stated that the title had sold faster than any of its previously published games at the time. A secret Imperial installation is then located in The Maw. Archived from on July 10, 2008. Join General Calrissian's fighter crew, follow him to the Death Star and destroy the main reactor.
Mostly you are only able to complete a mission if you fly with the recommended craft. Further story details are presented through the game's instruction manual, pre-mission briefings, character conversations during the game, in-game and movie clips lifted directly from Star Wars films. As a result, the game includes over 80 minutes of high-quality stereo sound. In late December, 2000, mission designers met with director and producer Brett Tosti to start planning the. During Rogue Squadron 's development, —the first new Star Wars film in more than 15 years—was less than one year from its scheduled release date. Critics praised the game's technical achievements and flight controls, but its use of and the lack of a multiplayer mode drew criticism. With the help of Kasan Moor's intelligence, the Alliance launches three consecutive attacks on Imperial bases throughout the galaxy.
Rogue Squadron: Kasan Moor, consider yourself a prisoner of the Rebel Alliance. Archived from on December 14, 2007. The Millennium Falcon, the , an and the may be selected after the player meets or exceeds various medal requirements or enters the corresponding passwords. Rogue Squadron raids the now-Imperial-controlled facility and secures the gas supply. In May 1998, a demo of the game was displayed at , but the game was so incomplete at the time that Tosti considered it a.
Looks like they ran into trouble. Archived from on November 14, 2014. Alternatively, they can be unlocked via. The game initially restricts the player to a particular craft for each level; however, after a level is completed, it can be replayed with any available craft. These levels are made available when the player obtains all bronze, silver or gold medals, respectively, on each level. After the Rebels disable the Star Destroyer, it crashes on Kothlis and retrieves the data. The team eventually completed Battle for Naboo, and full-time development of Rogue Leader began in February 2001.