Droids and non-humanoids can still be cut up, though.
If you hacked people up and there was no blood, would Fallen Order still be rated teen ? The Star Wars films that are rated PG show dismemberment without blood as lightsaber cauterize wounds.
Yes, but Disney own Star Wars now. All they do is scratch people now.
That is true. Kylo Ren should have cut Finn in two....
WTF. Are they trying to make lightsabers suck?! Sharp flashlights is what EA is dumbed down and nerfed one of the most iconic and dangerous sci fi fantasy weapons to. I don't want this game.
@Sciurus: Yes, and Kylo shouldn't have a face after what Rey did to him. Alas, 'tis but a scratch. Disney have completely dumbed them down. Not to mention the fact everyone now just happens to have special buzzy electric weapons that can block light sabers. They're pretty much irrelevant in the Disney Star Wars universe.
There is a scene in the gameplay where he almost cut a stormtrooper in half, he had half his body split by the lightsaber. This is good enough for me. I'm not a future serial killer like some on here so not fussed about dismemberment.
Serial killer?? What the hell are you talking about? You do realize that just one of the many joys of playing video games is the fact that you can do things that you shouldn't, couldn't, would never think to do irl, right?
...You know Jedi academy had dismemberment and it was rated T. I played the hell out of that game back 15 years ago and I still haven't become a serial killer. Or better yet, you saw Anakin's arm get dismembered by Vader, does that turn you into a serial killer?
Jedi Outcast had a code where you could dismember storm troopers and other enemies and it was rated Teen, and the underrated Force Awakens 2 also had great dismemberment and it was Teen too. That's really unfortunate that they didn't put it in this time.
That's the Disney effect - those molested bedwetters avoid controversy like the plague... carving through people like butter in a PG title would've led to problems with America's pill-popping, nanny-state fundamentaists and no one wants to hear from them. Also, how is TFU2 underrated? It might just be my biggest gaming disappointment... Overpriced, undercooked, ridiculous plot and one of laziest boss fights ever! Hell, it's the last game LucasArts ever made!
well i don't know what The Force Awakens 2 is but the Force Unleashed 2 was a pretty good game in my book too, although the 1st one was much better...anyhow, i don't remember any dismemberment in that game or any star wars games for that matter (minus the lego ones which is enforced cause they're legos)😋.
That kind of sucks . It’s not a mace your hitting people .
Got to keep it PG-13/Teen
Jedi Academy, Jedi Outcast, etc were T-Rated and still had dismemberment. A saber cauterizes wounds, there doesn't need to be blood or gore for there to be that. Heck, PG-rated Star Wars movies had it.
To be fair PG ratings, heck, even most ratings back in the 70's and 80's allowed much more stuff. For example Poltergeist, Gremlins, and Beetlejuice all have a PG rating and Beetlejuice tries to marry an underage girl and other perverted shit as well as says the F word. How about Spaceballs, Blazing saddles? Anyway, my point is PG back then is much different than know, even though I think all star wars movies are pretty family friendly. Sure there is some violence, but no gore, nudity or excessive language.
DaDrunken, I guess welcome to modern times or as I like to call it the Snowflake era.
@Jester Phantom Menace and Attack of the Clones both had it and were PG.
DaDrunken Actually alot of those films were 15 here in the UK and have been downgraded to PG.
Is the game fun and does it have a good story? cool then its fine.
This is pretty much what I find myself asking about most games. In this case, I have to say the answer is yes to both so far. Still need to see more gameplayand story tho
Well it looks and seems to play like Force Unleashed, and the story is Disney approved cannon so the answer is obviously no.
The Disneyfication of the World continues.
Yeah, we noticed along with many other disappointing things about the reveal. Even if rating standards have changed it's a poor excuse if that's what they are going with. The demo looked so bad with hits that clearly looked as dismembering blows and they cartoonishly fell over.
The Episode IX trailer has Kylo Ren knocking down a rebel with his sabre - might have something to do with it's old-school design, or maybe it's power cell is running low? Seems to me that Disney have reduced the weapon's lethality by making them more like traditional swords... thrusting attacks will penetrate (Han Solo, Snoke's guards), whereas slashing attacks are less effective (Finn and Kylo both recieved what would have been fatal blows in the Lucas era). Is it wierd that lightsabers can slice through stone and steel, but not people? Of course it is, but it's not Respawn's decision - it's those money lovin' pieces of $#!t at Disney who are to blame!
Snoke got cut in half and we watched him fall into multiple pieces.
Yeah, that one's a pickle - It looks like the blade pierces him upon ignition, then somehow slices him clean through the middle when Kylo pulls the hilt... I'm guessing the 'realistic' version would have been too gory and even more ambiguous (with regards to Snoke's death). Either way, I stand by my prior statement - them lightsabres just aren't what they used to be!
Snoke was pretty brutally cut in half, Ren had a pretty bloody hole in his side in Ep VII, and so on. Luke also slashed people in ROTJ and they didn't collapse into sectioned pieces or even necessarily die right away. The EU novels back in the day supported that as well. So no, it's not just Disney.
I'm not saying the Disney Era is devoid of violence - wouldn't be Star WARS if it was - I'm saying the lightsabers have been hobbled... with regards to RotJ's lack of dismemberment (as opposed to IV's 'Cantina Goon' and V's 'Yeti'), I'd say that came down to the fact that Luke was fighting humans and the special effects required to lop off limbs WITHOUT camera cuts hadn't been invented. The prequels also had a lot 'off-screen' dismemberment, but I'm fairly certain all of those were achieved with slashes (Maul's torso, Anakin's arms and legs, Dooko's head, Windu's hand, the Sand People, the Younglings, etc)... Almost all of the on-screen 'carnage' was devoted to CG characters like the droids and General Grevious. As for the EU stories, that stuff's largely irrelevant - yeah, Disney seem content to pillage all of it's best ideas, but I doubt they're basing their policies regarding on-screen violence on some Timothy Zahn novel... and with that I reiterate my steadfast belief that Disney is in fact responsible for the pussifying of lightsabers. God, I love being me!
Totally weak AF
The Surge's dismembering system would've been great for this
So this isn't like Xbox 360 Ninja Gaiden 2??
You love Ninja Gaiden
Keep e for everyone
Good! This isn't Mortal Kombat you know!
Oh no whatever will I do.
Ultra lame. Not to mention that the lightsaber in this game (and BF2) looks like a plastic glow stick. Why have they messed up the lightsaber appearance?
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