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The Force Unleashed gets a release date


Look, I drink...

... and from time to time I watch Star Wars like it is was the cure for my disease. So to say this translates over to my gaming habits is almost a no-brainer. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is a game that some of us Star Wars nerds here at Destructoid have been raving about for months, and now we know when we will get to play it. Here is a chunk of the press release, filtered for your pleasure.

San Francisco, Calif. – April 3, 2008 – LucasArts today announced that its highly anticipated videogame Star Wars®: The Force Unleashed™ will be released on September 16, 2008 in the United States, September 17 in Southeast Asia and Australia, and September 19 in Europe.

Once again, Europe, a small country near Heathrow airport, will have to wait a little longer to get their grubby hands on it. I blame Naomi Campbell and the new Terminal 5. Be sure to check out Spike TV's weekend long marathon of Star Wars, when they promise they'll announce even more info, and show off some new gameplay footage.

[Thanks B-Radicate for beating me to it]

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