There have actually been loads of Star Wars video games throughout the years, however similar to the motion pictures themselves, some are valued a lot more lovingly than others. For every Star Wars video game as cherished as The Empire Strikes Back, there’s a half-dozen that are as despised as long as The Phantom Menace or as dissentious as The Last Jedi.
Then there are those all-time standards, like Knights of the Old Republic, which some followers declare to be far better than the whole movie legend. It’s a huge case, certainly, however it’s difficult to defeat a Star Wars experience in which you reach be the hero of the tale as well as form the galaxy as you choose. Jedi Knight III: Jedi Academy also allow you educate as a pupil as well as come to be the hero (or bad guy) you were constantly predestined to be!
So which video games are best in the Force? Here are Den of Geek’s 25 favored Star Wars video games:
25. Star Wars Episode I: Jedi Power Battles
2000 | LucasArts | DC, PSX, GBA
Jedi Power Battles provides something that you’d believe would certainly be a lot more usual in Star Wars video games: the basic pleasure of utilizing a lightsaber to reduce via thousands of opponents with a companion at hand. It’s not the most beautiful or inmost video game, however it’s enjoyable, as well as it does include a strong option of Prequel-age Jedi. There are also many unlockable personalities as well as degrees if you delve the video game. And while the Dreamcast variation is conveniently the most effective, also the Game Boy Advance port isn’t as well worn-out.
Further Reading: How The Phantom Menace Teaser Trailer Became a Cinematic Event
24. Star Wars: CONNECTION Fighter
1994 | Totally Games | COMPUTER
Star Wars: CONNECTION Fighter is the extremely interpretation of an oldie however a gift. While its graphics reveal their age, the gameplay is classic. Even though the fights occur precede, they really feel a lot more like World War II dogfights. Thankfully, this video game is currently easily offered on Steam as well as various other modern-day COMPUTER systems.
23. Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire
1996 | LucasArts | N64, COMPUTER
Shadows of the Empire’s graphics haven’t aged extremely well, however that should not make it really feel any type of much less impressive. The elegance of having the video game occur in between The Empire Strikes Back as well as Return of the Jedi is that it allows you play out numerous trendy minutes attached to those movies, like the Battle of Hoth as well as the battle with Boba Fett. Admittedly, this was sort of confusing to play when it initially appeared, however an HD remake can straighten out the twists.
Further Reading: Revisiting Shadows of the Empire, the Gritty Star Wars Epic of the ’90s
22. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II
2010 | LucasArts | COMPUTER, PS3, Wii, X360
The initially Force Unleashed was an enjoyable however mistaken video game. Hopes were high for the follow up, however regrettably it still failed in numerous means – mostly with a ridiculous tale concerning being a duplicate that lasts every one of 3 hrs. But The Force Unleashed II is still a gorgeous video game to look at, as well as there’s something incredibly pleasing concerning tearing right into stormtroopers with Force lightning as well as dual-wielded lightsabers. It’s simply regrettable we’ll never ever reach see exactly how the intended follow up would certainly have ended up.
21. Star Wars: The Old Republic
2011 | BiographyWare | COMPUTER
The Old Republic is not Knights of the Old Republic III, as well as some players will certainly never ever overcome that. What it is, nonetheless, is an MMO that takes its tale extremely seriously. The kind of dedication needed for an MMO isn’t for each player, however, for those players that actually intend to seem like they’re staying in a galaxy much, far, there’s no much better choice. And it’s been free-to-play for several years currently, so there’s no factor to miss over it.
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20. Super Star Wars
1992 | LucasArts | SNES
Super Star Wars is a little an anomaly contrasted to later on Star Wars video games. It tracks the story of A New Hope quite very closely, however additionally takes some quite large freedoms, like including degrees where Luke battles large scorpions as well as infiltrates a Jawa Sandcrawler. It’s a little weird, however remember this is the age when also TELEVISION programs like Home Improvement had computer game adjustments with misplaced opponents. Super Star Wars as well as its 2 follows up at the very least stand up far better than many various other very early ‘90s video game adjustments.
19. Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
2011 | Traveller’s Tales | PS3, COMPUTER, Wii, X360
Just like the motion pictures themselves, in some cases Star Wars follows up can’t rather measure up to the buzz. Traveller’s Tales had actually currently cranked out 3 incredible Lego Star Wars video games at this moment, so you’d believe they can do a lot more remarkable points with a video game based upon the prominent Clone Wars animation. And… they type of did. It’s still enjoyable repeating episodes as well as gathering countless studs, however the confusing incorporation of RTS components brings this down a couple of secures.
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18. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
2005 | LucasArts | PS2, Xbox
Aside from the Lego video games, there haven’t been way too many computer game that straight adjust the Star Wars movies in the last few years. Revenge of the Sith is incredibly devoted to the flick as well as includes a rather deep combination system, as you play as either Anakin or Obi-wan. And if you play via the last goal as Anakin, you obtain a finishing extremely various from the movie.
17. Pinball FX 3
2017 | Zen Studios | COMPUTER, PS4, Switch, XBO, Wii U
The newest variation of Pinball FX includes greater than a loads tables including personalities from all 3 Star Wars trilogies. And while the top quality of each table differs somewhat, it’s constantly enjoyable to play via scenes from Episodes IV–VII (as well as Rogue One!) or choose the high rating while paying attention to “The Imperial March” on the Darth Vader table.
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16. Star Wars: Dark Forces
1996| LucasArts | COMPUTER, PSX
RUIN as well as Quake are frequently viewed as the peaks of first-person shooters in the ‘90s, however Dark Forces really is worthy of a great deal of debt for its advancements. This traditional presented leaping, cost-free intending, as well as multi-step challenges, which have all come to be keystones of the category. Thanks to that deepness, it stands up far better than a great deal of various other ‘90s COMPUTER shooters.
15. Star Wars: Bounty Hunter
2002 | LucasArts | GCN, PS2
Sadly, it doesn’t appear like we’ll ever before reach play Star Wars 1313, the terminated video game concerning Boba Fett’s bounty searching journeys in the much less decent locations of Coruscant. But we have Star Wars: Bounty Hunter at the very least, the tale of his father/the person he was duplicated from as well as his very own journeys throughout the Prequel age. It’s undoubtedly a little janky, as well as not awfully ingenious, however there will certainly constantly be something encouraging concerning playing via a video game as a Fett.
Further Reading: Best Star Wars Bounty Hunter Stories
14. Star Wars: Empire at War
2006 | Petroglyph video games | COMPUTER
Admittedly, Empire at War isn’t as deep as Starcraft II, however Starcraft II doesn’t have X-wings, AT-ATs, or Darth Vader as devices. This is an above ordinary RTS video game that ultimately allows you outline out triumph for either the Galactic Empire or the Rebel Alliance. The RTS category is such an ideal suitable for Star Wars, it’s shocking that even more video games haven’t gone this path.
13. Star Wars: Rogue Squadron
1998 | Factor 5 | N64, COMPUTER
While a number of video games allow gamers pilot an X-Wing before Rogue Squadron, Factor 5’s work of art simply made it piloting these starfighters a lot more enjoyable with its even more arcadey controls as well as goals. And also today, the video game looks as well as appears amazing. Factor 5 drew some actual magic out of the aging N64 equipment to make a video game that still stands up 20 years later on. Just be cautioned though: the later goals are incredibly tough.
Further Reading: Rogue One Easter Eggs as well as Reference Guide
12. Star Wars Battlefront
2015 | EA DICE | COMPUTER, PS4, XBO
A whole lot has actually been claimed concerning the video game Battlefront isn’t. It’s real that it’s a little light on web content, as well as it’s also missing out on functions that remained in its precursors, launched a years previously. But Battlefront is still an enjoyable multiplayer shooter to delve into for a couple of mins or hrs, as well as it catches the feeling of the motion pictures far better than any type of various other Star Wars video game prior to it. It’s among the most effective looking video games of the present generation, as well as the incorporation of Rogue One web content a year after launch maintained the experience fresh. Even if this resurgence isn’t ideal, at the very least it stayed clear of the microtransaction mess that tormented its follow up.
11. Disney Infinity 3.0
2015 | Avalanche Software | COMPUTER, PS3, PS4, Wii U, X360, XBO
Toys as well as Star Wars fit like George Lucas as well as negative discussion. Even if you locate the gameplay in Disney Infinity 3.0 to be as well kiddie or very easy, it’s difficult for any type of Star Wars follower to stand up to the loads of plastic playthings launched along with the video game. Plus, it’s the only video game to day where you can see Darth Vader engage with Spider-Man as well as Mickey Mouse.
Further Reading: Disney Infinity 3.0 Review
10. Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens
2016 | TT Fusion | 3DS, COMPUTER, PS3, PS4, Wii U, X360, XBO
Despite meddling various various other franchise business throughout the years, the initial 3 Lego Star Wars video games are probably still amongst the greatest ahead out of Traveller’s Tales. It’s not a surprise then that the respected designer justified the Lego variation of The Force Awakens. This isn’t a cutting edge title, simply an ideal (as well as frequently humorous) handle the flick, with the included bonus offer of canon goals established after Return of the Jedi as well as usable personalities covering the whole legend.
9. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
2008 | LucasArts | COMPUTER, PS3, Wii, X360
While it’s not an ideal video game whatsoever, possibly nothing else Star Wars video game has actually far better caught what it would certainly resemble to have the complete powers of the Force at hand, whether that indicates appealing in incredibly pleasing lightsaber as well as Force lightning fight, or removing a Star Destroyer utilizing just the old power. And unlike its follow up, The Force Unleashed really had a quite terrific tale that also connected right into the Original Trilogy, at the very least up until Disney got Lucasfilm as well as proclaimed that it was no more canon.
Further Reading: Why The Force Unleashed Was the Most Ambitious Star Wars Game Ever Made
8. Star Wars Episode I: Racer
COMPUTER | LucasArts | DC, N64, COMPUTER
Though The Phantom Menace is frequently thought about one of the most unsatisfactory Star Wars movie, it really caused several of the most effective video games. Maybe it’s due to the fact that they didn’t comply with the flick so very closely? Racer took among the most effective scenes from the flick, Anakin’s impressive podrace triumph, as well as transformed it right into a full-featured video game greatly motivated by F-Zero as well as Wipeout. It’s an idea that was virtually difficult to mess up as well as created among the greatest Star Wars video games.
7. Star Wars: Republic Commando
2005 | LucasArts | COMPUTER, XBOX
Republic Commando takes some large dangers that wind up settling. It doesn’t include any type of Jedi, as well as it avoids the action/adventure gameplay of many Star Wars ready tactical first-person capturing, as you lead an elite team of Clone Troopers at the start of the Clone Wars. More than a years later on, there still aren’t numerous FPS video games as enjoyable or as ingenious as Republic Commando. If there’s any type of Star Wars video game asking for a correct follow up or HD remake, it’s this.
Further Reading: Why Republic Commando Is the Darkest Star Wars FPS
6. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II
2004 | BiographyWare | COMPUTER, XBOX
The story of Knights of the Old Republic II might not rather match its precursor, however the story of the Jedi Exile recovering his/her link to the Force is still among one of the most fascinating in Star Wars. Plus, the personalities that join your event, like Kreia as well as Hanharr the Wookiee fugitive hunter, are probably also far better as well as a lot more expanded than the initial video game’s lineup. And Darth Nihilus still sticks out as one of one of the most badass Sith Lords to ever before intimidate the galaxy. It’s regrettable that LucasArts hurried Obsidian to end up the video game in time for the vacations. With a couple of even more months of gloss, this follow up may have covered this listing.
5. Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader
2001 | Factor 5 | GCN
No video game has actually toenailed the feeling of what it would certainly resemble to pilot an X-wing rather like Rogue Leader. The graphics were wonderful when the video game initially appeared in 2001 as a GameDice launch title, as well as they still look exceptional today. No X-wing video game has rather catch the Death Star trench run along with Rogue Leader, either. Unfortunately, the follow up stopped working to profit from Rogue Leader’s success, including some foolhardy on-foot goals, as well as Factor 5 hardly exists as a designer after the a lot more foolhardy Lair for PS3.
Further Reading: Why Rogue Squadron 2 Is a Space Combat Masterpiece
4. Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast
2002 | Raven Software | GCN, COMPUTER, XBOX
The greatest concern most followers have with Disney’s purchase of Star Wars is the number of terrific tales were discarded without a doubt in order to give way for the Sequel Trilogy. One of the greatest losses was Kyle Katarn, the Imperial officer-turned Jedi that starred in the greatest Star Wars activity video game. A great deal of Star Wars video games allow you possess a lightsaber as well as Force powers, however none have actually grasped the combination rather also. And couple of video games have actually had such liberty to discover the blog post-Return of the Jedi timeline as Jedi Outcast did. Players also reached invest a long time with Luke Skywalker at his brand-new Jedi holy place on Yavin IV. Unfortunately, blog post-Disney, we’ll possibly never ever see Katarn once again.
3. Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga
2007 | Traveller’s Tales | COMPUTER, PS3, Wii, X360
Surprisingly, this is the only Star Wars video game to day that allows you play via the initial 6 motion pictures in their totality. Don’t allowed the Lego veneer fool you, this is a terrific video game with enjoyable as well as differed gameplay that’s relatively real to its resource product (with a couple of humorous inconsistencies). And with an absurd 160 usable personalities, it’s most likely that you’ll locate every one of your faves below despite exactly how rare they are.
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2. Star Wars: Battlefront II
2005 | Pandemic Studios | COMPUTER, PS2, XBOX
Few video games have actually created crazed as well as dedicated fanbases like Battlefront II. Even after 2 graphically exceptional spiritual follows up, numerous followers say that the project, Galactic Conquest, as well as the multiplayer maps are much above what EA is making currently. Fire up this traditional on the COMPUTER, as well as it’s difficult to refute this title’s supremacy. And since October 2017, the formerly closure online bet COMPUTER is back completely pressure without indications of decreasing.
1. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
2003 | BiographyWare | COMPUTER, XBOX
Knights of the Old Republic achieved what basically nothing else Star Wars video game has: it produced a tale that’s also far better than anything in the motion pictures. The story of your personality’s development as a Jedi as well as the tale’s large spin are still cherished today. No various other Star Wars video game has actually provided you as much power over the destiny of the galaxy either, enabling you to select whether to conserve the Republic or rule it with an iron clenched fist. Now if we can ultimately obtain every one of the interested events to accept allow BiographyWare make Knights of the Old Republic III…
Further Reading: Star Wars Canon Timeline
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