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The Complete History Of Star Wars PC Games

2015 - Disney Infinity 3.0

Although technically not a Star Wars game, Disney Infinity 3.0 features a wide selection of Star Wars characters that can be used in the game. Players collect figures of characters from Star Wars and other Disney movies, which are used to unlock the character inside of the game. After a character is unlocked, you can use them to battle against other players using a variety of weapons and powers.


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2016 - Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

With the Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie released in late 2015, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment produced a new Lego Star Wars game based on the movie. Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens keeps its light-hearted and somewhat comical style of gameplay, and it introduces the new characters from the movie as well as a variety of new weapons. Although most of the game takes places on the ground, you at times are able to pilot vehicles such as the Millenium Falcon for space battles.


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2017 - Star Wars: Battlefront 2

Star Wars Battlefront 2 expands upon the foundation of its 2015 predecessor with new ways to play. In addition to the returning single-player arcade mode, you can also partake in a story-driven campaign, which follows Iden Versio, a member of the Empire’s elite Inferno Squad. The main attraction is still the multiplayer mode. Options for online play are expanded with space battles and objective-based scenarios. DICE also incorporated a larger assortment of controllable vehicles and a new system of unlockable heroes. Players can unlock characters such as Rey, Kylo Ren, and Darth Vader by collecting in-game credits earned from completing challenges and matches.


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  • adamovera
    Archived comments are found here: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-3265968/complete-history-star-wars-games.html
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  • jackwill
    Great stuff, will be sharing :)
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  • AgentLozen
    The entry for KOTOR 2 is screwed up. You should double check that.

    I really enjoyed the Dark Forces and Jedi Knight games. I tried to replay through Jedi Knight 2 a year or two ago and I got instant motion sickness. I'm not as young as I used to be.
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  • ralphfaith
    Ah, throwback. Started Star Wars with Star Wars Galaxies back in 2003.
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  • hdmark
    what about star wars : pit droids???
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  • Slumy__57
    Ahh, a nice walk down memory lane for me, I've played most of these at some point in time, starting with my all time favorite, Dark Forces II.
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  • Mousemonkey
    The game uses a wide range of weapons ranging from plasters and grenades to a lightsaber and force powers.

    http://www.tomshardware.com/picturestory/730-star-wars-pc-game-history.html#s21

    Really? I don't recall giving first, second or third aid to any of the foes when I played it! :lol:
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  • Mousemonkey
    And page 27 is also a little strange, the text and picture do not match the title.

    http://www.tomshardware.com/picturestory/730-star-wars-pc-game-history.html#s27
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  • WildCard999
    Good article for May the 4th. I would love to see a remake or sequel to Star Wars: Jedi Academy.
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  • MannyBones
    You have the Dark Forces I and II info off. The lightsaber/Jedi stuff along with the live action cutscenes was not introduced until Dark Forces II. The original was strictly 2d animated cutscenes and there was no Jedi/Force stuff.
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