Star Wars Games on Original Xbox


The original Xbox was the ideal console for Star Wars games, 14 games were released and 5 were exclusive to the Xbox (not available on PlayStation 2 nor GameCube). From space shooters to first person shooters to RPG's, the original Xbox had an array of Star Wars titles for both children and hardcore fans.


Star Wars Starfighter: Special Edition (2003)
Genre: action, space simulation
Publisher: LucasArts
Developer: LucasArts
Xbox 360 Compatible: No

Overview: Courage, skill, and honor are the three primary qualities you must bring to Star Wars Starfighter, a flight adventure that features intense air and space combat. Join three starfighter pilots in a series of harrowing missions to save Naboo and the galaxy from the oppressive abuses of the Trade Federation. You'll pilot the Naboo N-1 and a variety of never-before-seen craft through real-world environments. Your fighting skills will be put to the test in more than 14 intense missions.

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*Star Wars: Obi-Wan (2001)
Based on Episode I: The Phantom Menace movie
Genre: action
Publisher: LucasArts
Developer: LucasArts
Xbox 360 Compatible: No

Overview: Draw upon all of your Jedi training, Force powers and lightsaber skills to defeat the worst scum and villiany in the galaxy. In the weeks prior to the Trade Federation invasion of Naboo, Obi-Wan discovers an underworld trail which leads from crime lords in the lowest depths of Coruscant to the homeworld of a mysterious new enemy - the Jin'ha.

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Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter (2002)
Genre: action, space simulation
Publisher: LucasArts
Developer: LucasArts
Xbox 360 Compatible: Yes
Sequel to Star Wars: Starfighter

Overview: Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter reveals the events that lead into the Star Wars: Episode II film. As a secessionist movement threatens to expand, Mace Windu dispatches one of the Council's top Jedi--Adi Gallia--to investigate disturbances in the Karthakk system. Take the role of Adi as she maneuvers a prototype Jedi starfighter through the evil Captain Toth's massive fleet. Either solo or with a friend, you must use your Force powers against enemies that threaten the very foundation of the Galactic Republic.

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Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast (2002)
Genre: First person shooters/third person shooter
Publisher: LucasArts
Developer: Vicarious Visions
Xbox 360 Compatible: No
Released on Xbox and Nintendo Gamecube but not on the PlayStation 2.

Overview: In the tradition of Jedi Knight, rebel agent Kyle Katarn returns in thrilling first-person action. Several years have passed since Kyle avenged his father's death and saved the Valley of the Jedi from Jerec and his band of Dark Jedi. When a new and menacing threat to the galaxy emerges, Kyle knows he must reclaim his past in order to save his future. You assume the role of Kyle and employ a unique mix of weapons, Force powers, and your lightsaber in both solo and multiplayer modes.



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Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2003)
Based on Episode II: Attack of the Clones movie
Genre: action, third person shooter
Publisher: LucasArts
Developer: Pandemic Studios
Xbox 360 Compatible: No
System-Link compatible, this game can still be played today via XLink Kai

Overview: Star Wars: The Clone Wars begins where Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones ends. As Jedi Anakin Skywalker, Mace Windu, or Obi-Wan Kenobi, you lead the Republic Army in the greatest battles of the epic Clone Wars. Your mission is to stop the Separatists from reassembling an ancient Sith weapon of mass annihilation. Then battle for survival in a variety of multiplayer games with up to four players, with Deathmatch, King-of-the-Hill, and even strategic Conquest games. And engage over 30 unique combat units as you wage war across six worlds in the galaxy's most unforgettable conflict.

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Also available from the Star Wars: The Clone Wars & Tetris Worlds bundle. 















*Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic (2003)
Genre: RPG
Publisher: LucasArts
Developer: BioWare
Xbox 360 Compatible: Yes
Sold 1.58 million

Overview: Long before the Galactic Civil War, an epic drama begins. Engage in this saga set in the Golden Age of the Republic--over 4,000 years before the first Star Wars film, when both Jedi and Sith number in the thousands. With the Galaxy reeling from a recent conflict with the Dark Lords, the ongoing battle between the Jedi and the Sith rages on. It's up to guide your customizable and evolving characters through ten different worlds, fast-paced minigames, and locations including a Sith world, the Wookie homeworld, and the Jedi Academy. Your actions determine the outcome of this colossal galactic war--and your destiny as a Jedi. 
















*Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy (2003)
Genre: first person shooter, third person shooter
Publisher: LucasArts
Developer: Vicarious Visions
Xbox 360 Compatible: Yes
System-Link compatible, this game can still be played today via XLink Kai

Overview:As a new student of Luke Skywalker's Jedi Academy, follow an ancient tradition and learn the powers--and dangers--of the Force. Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy allows you to immerse yourself in the classic Star Wars universe as you take on the role of a student eager to learn the ways of the Force from Master Luke Skywalker. The game features customizable characters, all-new weapons, vehicles, and environments, and multiplayer modes. You'll interact with famous classic Star Wars locations and characters while facing the ultimate choice: Fight for good and freedom on the light side or follow the path of power and evil to the dark side.

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Star Wars: Battlefront (2004)
Genre: action, first person shooter, third person shooter
Publisher: LucasArts
Developer: Pandemic Studios
Xbox 360 Compatible: Yes
System-Link compatible, this game can still be played today via XLink Kai

Sold 1.22 million

Overview: Star Wars Battlefront puts you in the heat of the action as you relive all of the intense battles from the classic and prequel eras of the Star Wars universe. You'll fight in more than 15 environments across 10 diverse planets, including Hoth, Geonosis, Yavin, Tatooine, and Naboo. You can play as one of more than 20 different soldier types from four factions, as well as take control of 15 diverse ground and air vehicles, such as the AT-ST, X-Wing, and speeder bike.


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*Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords (2004)
Genre: RPG
Publisher: LucasArts
Developer: Obsidian Entertainment
Xbox 360 Compatible: Yes

Overview: The next chapter of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic begins with a new storyline, force powers, characters, classes, and locations. Approximately five years after the events of the original Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, the Jedi, nearly brought to an end by the Sith, are on the brink of extinction. As the last of the Jedi, you must master more than 30 new Force powers while battling your way through seven different worlds. This time, you can split your party to use several characters from your team for concurrent side quests.

















*Star Wars: Republic Commando (2005)
Genre: first person shooter
Publisher: LucasArts
Developer: LucasArts
Xbox 360 Compatible: Yes
System-Link compatible, this game can still be played today via XLink Kai

Overview: You can be part of an elite squad of soldiers in Star Wars Republic Commando. Play as one of a team of republic troops in the time between Star Wars episodes II and III. Your squad will be assigned a variety of missions ranging from hostage rescue to assassination on many recognizable worlds from the Star Wars universe. You can play multiplayer game modes such as capture the flag and deathmatch online.

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LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game (2005)
Genre: action-adventure, platform
Publisher:  Eidos Interactive, Inc., Giant Interactive Entertainment
Developer: Traveller's Tales (UK) Ltd.
Xbox 360 Compatible: Yes

Overview: Lego Star Wars blends Lego toys with the characters, stories, and vehicles from the prequel eras of the Star Wars universe. Now you can experience scenes from The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, and Revenge of the Sith while controlling characters such as Obi-Wan Kenobi, Yoda, and Anakin Skywalker. Use the Jedi "force" to solve puzzles and manipulate environments. During your journey, you'll do everything from pod racing on Mos Espa to repelling the droid onslaught in the Genosian arena. Your friend can even join the action to help you at any time during your game.

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Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Based on Episode III: Revenge of the Sith movie
Genre: action
Publisher: Lucas Arts
Developer: Collective, Inc., The
Xbox 360 Compatible: Yes

Overview: Based on the third episode of the Star Wars trilogy, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith promises an authentic Jedi experience. The third-person action game follows Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi as they fight enemies, learn new skills, and pull off combo moves. In multiplayer duels, you can fight against Darth Vader and other challenging enemies.

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Star Wars: Battlefront II (2005)
Genre: action, first person shooter, third person shooter
Publisher: LucasArts
Developer: Pandemic Studios
Xbox 360 Compatible: Yes
System-Link compatible, this game can still be played today via XLink Kai

Sold 1.13 million

Overview: This sequel to Star Wars Battlefront improves upon its predecessor with a variety of gameplay enhancements, such as upgraded AI, more than 16 new battlegrounds, and greater story emphasis. In addition to the rebel, clone, and droid warriors from the original game, you can play as a Jedi, complete with lightsaber attacks and force powers. Take part in land and space battles from the Star Wars movie series, and pilot a variety of new aircraft, including X-Wings, TIE fighters, and Jedi Starfighters. Star Wars Battlefront also includes online multiplayer modes for battling other gamers.

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LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy (2006)
Genre: action-adventure, platform
Publisher: LucasArts, Tt Games Publishing Ltd.
Developer: Travellers Tale (UK) Ltd.
Xbox 360 Compatible: Yes

Overview: Lego Star Wars II takes the fun and customization ability of the LEGO play pattern and combines it with the epic story, characters and action from the revolutionary Star Wars: Episodes IV, V and VI. With a unique tongue-in-cheek take on the Original Trilogy, LEGO Star Wars II lets you build and battle your way through your favorite film moments. From Darth Vader's pursuit of Princess Leia aboard her Blockade Runner to Luke's final confrontation with Emperor Palpatine. For the first time ever, characters can get in and out of vehicles, as well as ride creatures. Because it's LEGO style, you can also mix and match the body parts of more than 50 playable characters to create one of millions of possible LEGO Star Wars heroes. And on PS2, Xbox and Windows platforms, a game save from the first LEGO Star Wars can unlock another 50-plus additional characters for Free Play mode -- that's more than 100 total characters. Other exciting additions include free-roaming vehicle levels, the ability to switch ships at will in Free Play mode, cool new character-specific attacks and maneuvers, playable mini-kit vehicles, an adaptive difficulty option and more.

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Star Wars Galaxies (Cancelled)
Originally released on the PC, Star Wars Galaxies had a release planned for the original Xbox and PS2 but was eventually cancelled.

Genre: MMORPG
Publisher: LucasArts
Developer: Sony Online Entertainment













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Original Xbox Softmod Kit