The Star Wars franchises is one of the most popular in the world. It has been on our television screens and cinemas since 1977 when the first movie was released. As time went by, the franchise has become one of the most watched, followed and having the largest fan base in the world. The characters were created by renowned George Lucas and adapted for the movies. In total the Star Wars franchise has 12 movies with a total box office earnings of $9.323 billion and presently distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
The popularity and success of the franchise has influenced the creation of numerous Star Wars themed games over the years. Fans of the franchise do not have to wait for the release of another part of the movies but can enjoy their favourite trilogy through these games. Since the 1990’s till recent times different Star Wars themed games have been created in addition to online slots which also adapted this theme. Here is a list of the games from the most recent till the earliest Star Wars themed games created.
Star Wars Battlefront 2
This video game is created by EA DICE collaborating with other gamers and studios. It was released in November 2017 for Microsoft windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It is a single player story packed with action.
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Lego has a way of making movies more interesting. Maybe it is due to the fact that we play with these blocks when we were younger and now they are alive on our screens. It is a dream come true. The Star Wars game was no different. Lego Star Wars is unarguably the best of the Traveller’s Tales, The Force Awakens was just a continuation of the great job they did with the first three. There are great characters from the movie here and the spin added will make you smile. Created by TT Fusion for Xbox One, PlayStation amongst others.
Before EA DICE created the 2017 Stars Wars Battle front 2 game, there was Battlefront 1. Still released for Windows, PlayStation and Xbox One, the Battlefront games is at the top of Star Wars themed games that completely capture what the films are about. The display is the best in gaming world and the new addition of fresh content ( Rogue One) gives the game players a whole new experience here. Star Wars Battlefront is a multiplayer game which does justice to the film.
Disney Infinity 3.0
Created by Avalanche Software, this game derives its pull not only from the successful franchise but also from the various small plastic toys which are released along with the game. Some people might find this game suitable for kids, but Star Wars fans quickly became collectors of the toys. Want to know an even better treat? Disney Infinity 3.0 game comes with interaction between our favourite Star Wars characters and some Marvel Heroes like Spider-Man.
Pinball FX 3
Zen Studios released this game for play on PlayStation, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows. There are a large number of table characters which were released with this game. These characters are drawn from the three Star Wars Trilogies. One memorable feature of this game is while playing on the Darth Vader table you can also listen to the ‘Imperial March’ song.
Star Wars: Dark Forces
Leading the pack in innovations for the 1900’s, Dark Forces is a game that has held up with time. This oldie is a first person shooter game which heralded in the use of jumping, multi-step puzzles to beat, free-aiming that set this game ahead of its counter-parts during that time. This is a classic Star Wars themed game which deserved a mention.
There are numerous other Star Wars themed games out there and we would list them out for you. The above mentioned stood out for certain features which the creators added that made them stand out from the crowd. Nevertheless, the list below contains some great games to.
Star Wars: Force Arena, Star Wars: Galaxy Of Heroes, Knights of the Fallen Empire, Star Wars: Uprising, Star Wars Battle Prod, Star Wars Commander, Star Wars: Attack Squadrons, Star Wars Return of the Jedi, Star Wars 1313, Star Wars Episode 1: Jedi Power Battles, Star Wars: TIE Fighter, Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2, Stars Wars: The Old Republic, Super Star Wars( early 90’s, kind of similar to Mario game but great storyline with a track called’ A New Hope’), Lego Star Wars 3: The Clone Wars( this game might not have lived up to its predecessors but it is fun to play as there are numerous studs to collect), Star Wars episode 3: Revenge of the Sith( follows the film storyline, players can choose between characters Obi-wan or Anakin, and the topper is the storyline ending which players do not see coming when they use Anakin), Star Wars: Bounty Hunter(play through the game as a Fett. Not our best but it is fun), Star Wars: Empire at War( X-wings, Darth Vader units, AT-ATs all joined together in a quest for the freedom of either the Galactic republic or the Rebel Alliance), Star Wars: Rogue Squadron( this game is holding up much better that its fellow oldies. It is over 20 years old but the magic in it still awesome), Star Wars Episode 1: The Racer, Star Wars: Republic Commando, Star Wars Jedi Knight 2: Jedi Outcast, Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga.