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Played it for a while. It was entertaining, but somehow I didn't get
the same experience as I did playing previous versions of the game. If
I do play it, it'll be in a passerby, non active type of role.
(If you are having trouble downloading, get Flashget and it should
download a little faster without timing out.)
At least the (spoiler) makes it first appearance since Episode III.
(Which was the best, story wise and difficulty-wise.)