Is Force Unleashed II something a new comer to the SW genre (or series as a whole) can just pick up and play, or does it take some past knowledge to really enjoy?
The Force Unleashed 1 is pretty awesome. It feels very much like a Star Wars story (epic music, emotion, etc).
over the top in what the force can do. What is shown in the movies equates to lifting your index fingers VS what is shown in the game,... which equates to driving a garbage truck full of explosives into a volcano that is set off and blows up the entire Earth, sending shards of exploding rock into other planets which in turn then blow up as well. Yes,... it is THAT over dramatic and over the top.
If you are going to play The Force Unleashed 2, be sure to go through the 1st one. It should be available for cheap (on the consoles anyway,...).