The Star Wars universe is no stranger to massive videogame projects. Even so, LucasArts hopes that their newest project, The Force Unleashed, will blow all previous efforts out of the water. The game, due out in September, will bridge the gap between Episode III and Episode IV, and tell a tale of Darth Vader's secret Jedi apprentice.
To help get you in the mood for The Force Unleashed, IGN is bringing you another installment of our Cast of Characters feature. The following seven heroes and villains are the stars of the game. IGN break down who they are and what motivates them in the dark times following the birth of the Empire.