Top 10 Best Star Wars Games of All Time


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Hey guys!. In this post, I’ll be discussing a list of Top 10 Best Star Wars Games of All Time. These are all games that I've played and I think each one of them represents a unique Star Wars experience. So let’s get started.

10. Star Wars: Bounty Hunter

I think that characters like Boba Fett and The Mandalorian are awesome. So it was actually quite fun to revisit this game earlier this year. You control Jango Fett in a third person adventure that takes place before the events of Episode 2. Gameplay consists of taking out large waves of enemies with your blasters, missiles, and even a flamethrower as you navigate various locales in the galaxy with your trusty jetpack. Naturally, there's also a bounty hunting component to the game as you can capture certain targets if you find them for an in game reward. The environments are somewhat sparse but interesting to look at and the difficulty level starts ramping up quickly once you get past the first couple levels. The gameplay can be a bit hit or miss as there are occasional odd level design choices and wonky platforming, but the cutscenes make it absolutely worth it as they feature the voice and likeness of Temuera Morrison, Jango and Boba himself. 

9. Star Wars Episode I: Racer

This is a racing game designed entirely around the astounding pod racing sequence from Star Wars Episode 1, and it's been remastered, so now you can experience the game with a fresh coat of paint and a modern control scheme. I remember playing this game for the first time on the Nintendo 64 with my brother and we were both blown away by how screen accurate everything was. From the layout of the Boonta Eve Classic featured in the film, to all the different pod racers, to the competitors like Sebulba and Quadrinaros, to the incredible soundtrack and sound effects from the film. Not only that, the handling and speed conveyed in the game truly is excellent and its still a fun racing game even if you'd remove the star wars license. 

8. Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire

The unique thing about Shadows of the Empire is that it was a big multimedia project meant to reinvigorate interest in the Star Wars franchise that paid off big time. The concept was, what if we release everything surrounding a new Star Wars movie except an actual movie? And that yielded Shadows of the Empire. You got the comic, the toys, the novel, and of course, the game on the N64 that was eventually ported to PC .You star as Dash Rendar--, the not Han Solo character as Han was busy being frozen in carbonite at this point in the timeline. The game delivered on probably one of the most amazingly memorable battles of Hoth, as well as lengthy levels that would end in an epic boss battle including an AT-ST, IG-88 and Boba Fett himself. At the time, the swoop bike chase level was also second to none, and I still remember so much of the game to this day. 

7. Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader

From the mission design, to the controls, to the incredibly faithful look of each of the levels in the game, this is pretty much a Star Wars space battle simulator. Not only that, but when this game released, these graphics were absolutely cutting edge stuff. Whether you're piloting in first person perspective or in third, the action is incredibly fun and absolutely relentless. And what makes it even better is that you partake in legendary battles across the franchise including the trench run on the death star and the ever present Battle of Hoth. Factor 5, the developer, later went on to make an inferior version of the game with nearly identical mechanics, but this time with dragons instead of spaceships called Lair and the less said about that game the better. It had such promise though! I mean, were talking about fire breathing dragons here! 

6. Star Wars Battlefront II

After charging you for a full game and then giving you half a game with the 2015 Battlefront, Battlefront II had some pretty big hurdles to overcome. And for the most part, it did so quite nicely. The game returns with a compelling single player campaign through the perspective of Iden Versio. A member of the empires Inferno Squad that defects quicker than you can say Iden Vers...oh she defected already. In all seriousness though, the story is fun and lets you know what certain characters were up to after Episode 6. The gameplay is very entertaining as you blast your way through waves of stormtroopers, and it serves as a good introduction to the games robust multiplayer mode that lets you recreate virtually any battle scenario you had in mind. And best of all, Battlefront 2 incorporates the prequel era letting you control characters like young Obi Wan, Count Dooku, General Grievous, and the completely underrated, but totally awesome, Droidekas. These roly-polies of doom are ridiculously fun to control in battle and are capable of absolutely wrecking an online match if you know what you're doing. And I haven't even touched on the space battles which are very reminecent of the heights achieved by Rogue Leader. Despite a few hiccups with it's in game currency and lootboxes early on in its release, Battlefront II shaped up to be one of the best modern Star Wars games in recent memory. 

5. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

This game takes place after Episode III when surviving Jedi are in hiding. And just for fun, I played it with a mod where Cal is replaced by none other than The Mandalorian. The game's attention to detail and Star Wars lore is astounding as well as it's presentation and graphics. The platforming is also well done and a fun change of pace. I enjoyed the various sections in the game dedicated to that. There's even an incredible sliding sequence that was absolutely thrilling to play. The story itself is also interesting and filled to the brim with great voice acting, twists and turns, and cutscenes that I very much looked forward to watching. It's got fantastic cameos too, which I won't spoil here, and some of the main planets are connected to Rogue One as well as the Clone Wars animated series. The original characters created for the game were all welcome additions too, and the game is packed with epic moments and great confrontations that stay with you. That being said the combat system and level design were both a mixed bag for me. While the combat animation itself was stellar, the lightsaber itself felt too heavy during gameplay and wasn't very satisfying. I understand it wanted to be more like a Soulsborne game, but I don't think Star Wars really needed that. The level design after the halfway point of the game starts clicking and making sense, but the first couple of planets seemed positively mazelike and confusing. Most puzzles were also fun and harmless, but there was one involving manipulating giant boulders that gave me....legit water temple flashbacks. 

4. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

The Force Unleashed is the ultimate power fantasy in Star Wars. What if you were Vader's apprentice, and you were so gifted with the firce that you were able to literally bring down star destroyers from the sky. That's the central conceit in The Force Unleashed and the game delivers on virtually every cool scenario you could think of with that level of power. The story connects perfectly well within the original canon of the six films too, and it gives an explanation behind the rebel symbol, and even the rebel uprising itself. The combat is fast and ferocious and one never tires of slicing up your enemies with slick lightsaber combos or deadly force and lighting attacks. The sequel is also super fun, and I would've absolutely ranked it as well, but I felt the first one had a more memorable story to it. That being said the second one had some memorable cut scenes too featuring Boba Fett himself talking to Vader, as well as an adult from the same species as a certain adorable baby.

2. Star Wars: Republic Commando

In Republic Commando, you play as RC-1138, or boss of the lethal delta squad, an elite group of clone commandos in charge of the republics most dangerous missions. The game is a tactical first person shooter, key being tactical. Although you will destroy an insane amount of republic enemies all by yourself, you're still in charge of issuing orders to your extremely capable teammates. Whether it's planting charges, setting up a sniper position, or even refilling their health, they need you to give the order. At the same time, they are quite capable of acting on their own, and can even revive you in a firefight. The voice work in the game is also top notch, with Temuera Morrison voicing the lead player character, Boss. What's excellent too is that the contextual lines within the game are very cool and entertaining. Republic Commando excels in planting you within the Star Wars world. For example, the first part of the game takes place during the battle of Geonosis, the very same battle that starts in Star Wars Episode 2. The control scheme can also be remapped in case you'd like something more similar to modern day shooters. In short, Delta Squad is the original elite clone trooper unit, waaay before the Bad Batch, and this game is a shining example to what is possible to achieve with the Star Wars license. 

2. Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith (Episode III)

Revenge of the Sith is my favorite Star Wars film and this game does a superb job of not only adapting the film, but making it one of the best Star Wars games ever made. And why does it rank so highly on the list? First and foremost, it's directly based on one of the films and succeeds admirably in translating that story into video game format. The campaign takes you through the events of Episode 3 from the viewpoint of Anakin and Obi Wan. The lightsaber combat is also one of the fastest and most complex systems ever created in Star Wars video games with an elaborate system of attacks, combos and parries at your disposal. It's packed with additional content allowing you to control characters like Vader Yoda and even General Grievous. The gameplay still holds up to this day and remains just as fun as it was in 2005. 

1. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

The quintessential Star Wars RPG experience that remains to be topped to this very day. There's a reason it was ported to the Switch after all, and it's getting a full fledged remake too, so if you're in the mood for playing a Sci Fi RPG from the very same developer that made the seminal Mass Effect series, you are in for a treat. 

Honorable Mention: Super Star Wars

Back in the 16 bit days developers had it tough in adapting blockbuster films, but this sidescroller is a great example of one that got it just right. You mainly play through the events of the film as Luke Skywalker, and inspired by the film as I don't remember him fighting a mutant womprat. 

That is it from today’s post on Top 10 Best Star Wars Games of All Time. If you do not agree with the points in the post and have some of your own opinions, share them with us in the comments section down below. 

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