Gaming has exceptionally evolved since the past decade, which is quite evident in the game-plays, graphics and the story, but still some of the older games have succeeded to hold up pretty good over the years. There has been so many Star Wars games in the past 25 years on pretty much every platform. Let’s take a look at the 17 best star wars games of all time:
17. Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter (1997)
X-Wing vs TIE Fighter is the third installment in the game series and includes a tough multiplayer option, permitting eight player free-for-all, cooperative and team-based play modes. It is close to being a flight simulator for both X-Wing and a TIE Fighter. The gamer is provided with a great deal of choices in this game. You can even craft and select your own squadron for each mission.
16. The Force Unleashed (2008)
The game bonds the two Star Wars trilogies and opens up a new chapter in the Star Wars Story line where Darth Vader raises an apprentice to rule the galaxy. The player gets to use a Light saber and the Force (ability to push things around) in third person action.
It has an extremely persuasive story, robust physics, remarkable soundtrack and art. It remains as one of fastest-selling Star Wars game.
15. LEGO Star Wars (2005)
LEGO Star Wars manages to achieve three discrete goals that, at first glance, would appear to be at complete odds with one another. Firstly, it’s a fun action game that manages to push all the right game-play buttons, including killer co-op.
Secondly, the Star Wars license is used perfectly for its targeted audience (young ones) and lastly it absolutely nails the creative, appealing side of the Star Wars vibe.
14. Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast (2002)
The Jedi Knight lets players humiliate and assassinate un-suspicious enemies with mixed use of light saber slashes and Force powers. Jedi Outcast’s graphics and game-play were standout features at the time of its release.
This game lets you disarm enemies, crush them against walls, choke them in midair and then drop them into pits.
13. Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds (2001)
On one hand, it’s an imitative real-time strategy game, but on the other, it is an organized little bundle of entertainment that’s perfect for gamers raised on Star Wars. It looks more as if you take Age of Empires 2 and add Star Wars in it, which didn’t feel as much like a Star Wars game as it should have.
12. Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy (2006)
A multi-platform action-adventure game which is based on the Star Wars Movie ‘A New Hope’. This is the best Lego game of this series. Is funny, yet entertaining. It was commercially and critically a success and has sold over 8.2 million copies around the world. If you love Star Wars or Lego, this is a Must buy game for you.
11. Super Star Wars (1992)
This game was every nerds dream, magnificently taking the side-scrolling,perfected by Super Mario Bros. games and mixing them with locations and characters from the Star Wars movie ‘A New Hope’.
This game was a pure revelation in 1992 and it was merciless, too. Without having the save system, you needed lightning-thumbs to go through the final showdown.
10. Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II (2009)
This game has massively improved over its predecessor and uses live acting and sets in its cut scenes, in the same manner as in Rebel Assault 2. This game still offers tough and entertaining missions and the story is extremely good. It also has one of the best Dark side endings in a game.
9. Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga (2007)
This is a superb game that combines both LEGO Star Wars and LEGO Star Wars 2 in a complete package. This was released in 2007 and offers much higher graphics than its predecessor, as well as classic sound effects and a hilarious amount of exceptional LEGO humor.