EA has unveiled gameplay of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order for the first time.
At EA Play, EA revealed 15 minutes of uncut gameplay showing Fallen Order’s Jedi-in-training Cal Kestis attempt to liberate wookiees on Kashyyyk.
The combat looks influenced by FromSoftware games, with third-person melee standoffs against Stormtroopers and more powerful Empire troops that involve timed blocks and dodges.
Abilities shown include force grabs, blaster fire deflection, Lightsaber-throwing and slow.
At one point, we see Cal freeze blaster fire in place, as Kylo Ren does in Star Wars: Episode 7 The Force Awakens, then pull the Stormtrooper who fired the blaster in font of the laser so it hits him in the back.
There’s also more than a whiff of Naughty Dog’s Uncharted series, with climbing that sees the camera shift to an almost side-on perspective. There’s wall-running, too, which seems inspired by Respawn’s own Titanfall series.
Cal is accompanied by BD-1, an explorer droid who is used to open doors and and heal when Cal’s health is low.
Also of note, Cal’s mentor is Saw Gerrera, a character from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story played by Forest Whitaker.