Latest Star Wars game reviews

Star Wars Battlefront 2 review: Amid the controversy there's a great game
4.0 stars Star Wars Battlefront 2 review: Amid the controversy there's a great game By Steve Boxer

Take one of the best-loved franchises in the history of pop-culture, mash it up with an online game and you have a recipe for the sort of fanatical devotion that is naturally combustible. Then add tweaks which would appear to favour those prepared to... Read more

Star Wars Battlefront 2 multiplayer preview: Special characters add a dynamic that fans will love
Star Wars Battlefront 2 multiplayer preview: Special characters add a dynamic that fans will love By Mike Lowe

Star Wars Battlefront was a well received multiplayer when it arrived in 2015. One of its main criticisms was that it didn't have a solo campaign mode and, therefore, no real story. That's something Battlefront 2 fixes: it touts a story mode said to "help... Read more

Star Wars Battlefront review: Aren't you a little short for a stormtrooper?
4.0 stars Star Wars Battlefront review: Aren't you a little short for a stormtrooper? By Rik Henderson

It's finally here. Star Wars Battlefront is one of gaming's most hyped releases and thankfully looks every part the game to kickstart a month or two of Star Wars frenzy.It is the most spectacular looking Star Wars game we've ever had – indeed, it could... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Angry Birds Star Wars review (iOS, Android, WP8, Kindle Fire, Windows 8, Mac, PC)
APP OF THE DAY: Angry Birds Star Wars review (iOS, Android, WP8, Kindle Fire, Windows 8, Mac, PC) By Rik Henderson

We have to admit, we haven't been as excited about a Rovio game since we played the original Angry Birds all those many years ago (three, to be precise). The blend of rewarding casual gaming and Star Wars was always going to reinvigorate a franchise... Read more

Kinect: Star Wars
3.5 stars Kinect: Star Wars By Hunter Skipworth

Star Wars is everywhere. The Lucas empire extends far beyond the reach of any traditional franchise, with our friends C3PO and R2D2 being as ubiquitous as the kitchen sink. Some of the ancillary elements to the Star Wars world are great - Knights of the... Read more

E3 Quick Play: Kinect Star Wars
E3 Quick Play: Kinect Star Wars By Stuart Miles

Use the force Luke. Those are the words that will be buzzing through your head when it comes to playing Kinect Star Wars on the Xbox 360 with the Kinect sensor when the game comes out this Christmas. But has gaming really come to the point where we... Read more

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II
3.0 stars Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II By Tobias Henry

Say what you will about Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II, but it’s far from the worst Star Wars game ever made. Is it as wretched as the licensed game of Episode III? Not on your nelly. As rotten as The Clone Wars or Super Bombad Racing? How on Earth... Read more

First Look: Star Wars - The Force Unleashed II
First Look: Star Wars - The Force Unleashed II By Tobias Henry

While the success of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed made a sequel inevitable, its storyline made it anything but. The fastest-selling Star Wars game of all time finished with its hero dead, the empire still ascendant and the seeds of the Rebellion sown;... Read more

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed - Xbox 360
3.0 stars Star Wars: The Force Unleashed - Xbox 360 By Christopher Pickering

You simply can’t avoid the Star Wars phenomenon in modern culture. Even if you’ve managed to shun all the films, you’re well aware of the basic story thanks to a mass of references in various TV shows. And of course the oh-so-hilarious quips from... Read more

Star Wars - Mobile phone game
4.0 stars Star Wars - Mobile phone game By Anannya Sen

Set right at the start of Episode 3, Lego Star Wars on the mobile phone by THQ steps away from the console game of the same name by Eidos and rather than allowing you to relive the movies on the go, offers a glimpse into another part of the Star Wars... Read more

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy - PC
3.5 stars Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy - PC By Stuart Miles

With every venture in the Star Wars universe comes excitement and trepidation. Excitement because once again you get to lightsabre your way through more Storm troopers, trepidation because the fear that it might just not live up to your expectations may... Read more

Star Wars - Knights of the Old Republic - Xbox
4.0 stars Star Wars - Knights of the Old Republic - Xbox By Stuart Miles

While Jedi Knight 2 Jedi Academy saw you learning the ways of the force in a first person shooter slash fest, Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic (KOTOR) sees you take a more thoughtful approach to saving the galaxy. Based on a storyline set some 4000... Read more