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Inside Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

Concept art from LucasArts forthcoming game Star Wars: The Force Unleashed.

Concept art from LucasArts forthcoming game Star Wars : The Force Unleashed.

In Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, players take on the role of Darth Vader's secret apprentice, a lethal killing machine and powerful Force user who is hunting down the last of the Jedi.

In Star Wars : The Force Unleashed, players take on the role of Darth Vader’s secret apprentice, a lethal killing machine and powerful Force user who is hunting down the last of the Jedi.

The game takes place during the 19 years in between "Episode III: Revenge of the Sith" and "Episode IV: A New Hope"

The game takes place during the 19 years in between "Episode III : Revenge of the Sith" and "Episode IV : A New Hope"

The Force Unleashed will feature many locations, including the junk planet Raxus Prime.

The Force Unleashed will feature many locations, including the junk planet Raxus Prime.

A sunnier example of concept art for The Force Unleashed.

A sunnier example of concept art for The Force Unleashed.

Another planet featured in the game is the plant world of Felucia.

And there will be some action of Haroon, a small moon made entirely out of crystal.

And there will be some action of Haroon, a small moon made entirely out of crystal.

The Force Unleashed promises to expand on the powers of the Force, as Vader's apprentice will be able to pick up objects, including Stormtroopers, and hurl them with incredible force.

The Force Unleashed promises to expand on the powers of the Force, as Vader’s apprentice will be able to pick up objects, including Stormtroopers, and hurl them with incredible force.

More mysterious concept art.

More mysterious concept art.

Players will be able to use the Force to levitate NPCs and charge them with Force lightning.

Players will be able to use the Force to levitate NPCs and charge them with Force lightning.

While Vader's apprentice works for the Empire, a number of concept art images and early render footage show the character taking on Stormtroopers, suggesting that somewhere along the way, the main character of The Force Unleashed has a change of heart.

While Vader’s apprentice works for the Empire, a number of concept art images and early render footage show the character taking on Stormtroopers, suggesting that somewhere along the way, the main character of The Force Unleashed has a change of heart.