7 Stellar Star Wars Video Games for Junior Jedi Masters

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, an epic battle between the light and dark sides of the Force was waged. The movies that told their tales have captured the imagination of kids both big and small for 40 years now. Over that time, we’ve all dreamed of swinging lightsabers, piloting the Millennium Falcon, and saving the galaxy—and who says we can’t! Star Wars video games let you live out these adventures from the safety of your own living room.

Feel like an intergalactic adventure with a timeless message of integrity, equality, and hope? Then you need to check out our list of the very best Star Wars video games.

7 Best Star Wars Video Games

Star Wars Battlefront Ultimate Edition
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Star Wars The Old Republic Knights of the Eternal Throne Starter Pack
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Lego Star Wars III The Clone Wars
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1. Star Wars Battlefront Ultimate Edition

Star Wars Video Games Battlefront Ultimate EditionGrab your blaster and get ready for the front! Star Wars Battlefront Ultimate Edition lets you fight it out in fast and furious battles of up to 40 players. Immerse yourself in HD recreations of iconic locations like Tatooine, Hoth, and Endor. Here, you can choose from a myriad of Empire and Resistance characters including Chewbacca, Darth Vader, Boba Fett, and Jyn Erso. With lightsaber, blaster, and Force battles all around, it’s a realistic rollercoaster ride of non-stop Star Wars fun. Take to the stars and test your flying skills in TIE fighters, X-wings, or the Millennium Falcon. Feel the thump of approaching AT-ATs, dodge enemy fire and use the Force to save the Rebellion—or crush it once and for all. Whichever side you choose, may the Force be with you!

2. Lego Star Wars The Force Awakens Deluxe Edition

Lego Star Wars Video Games The Force AwakensLego has added another piece to its ludicrously popular series of Star Wars video games.  In Lego Star Wars The Force Awakens Deluxe Edition, you can play your way through the whole movie. The Deluxe Edition also comes with extra storylines that connect the plot to the original trilogy. As always, Lego adds their trademark hilarity to every step on the journey. There are tons of characters to choose from, including Rey, Finn, Poe, Chewie, C3PO, BB-8, and Kylo Ren. You can also explore iconic settings like Starkiller Base and Jakku, traveling in a wide range of vehicles along the way. With blaster battles, lightsaber duels, and off-world dogfights, Lego Star Wars The Force Awakens makes the perfect gift for Stormtroopers, rebels, and construction workers everywhere.

3. Star Wars The Old Republic Knights of the Eternal Throne Starter Pack

Star Wars Video Games The Old Republic

For over a thousand generations, the Jedi Knights were the guardians of peace and justice in the Old Republic. Before the dark times. Before the Empire.

Discover the prehistory that Obi Wan spoke about with the hugely popular MMORPG, Star Wars The Old Republic. The latest expansion, Knights of the Eternal Throne, centers on a family feud with consequences for the entire galaxy. Your own story-rich saga will help tip the balance of power in favor of the light or dark sides of the Force—which will you choose? This Amazon exclusive starter pack provides 90 days’ Premium Player access to The Old Republic base game and all four major expansion packs, as well as 2400 Cartel Coins that you can use to buy in-game special gear, boosts, and collectibles. This offer, a 35% discount on the regular price, is only available to first-time players.

Much to learn you still have, my young Padawan!

4. Kinect Star Wars

Feel the Force with Kinect Star Wars! Thanks to the X-Box 360’s Kinect sensors (not included), you can maneuver your galactic character using full body motions—no game controller required. Dive into your training course as you master the Force and progress from Padawan to Jedi. Then get hands-on experience in lightsaber battles, pod races, and interstellar combat. Trash towns or get groovy in Rancor Rampage and Galactic Dance-Off modes. A truly immersive experience, Kinect Star Wars is the next best thing to being a real life Jedi!

5. Angry Birds Star Wars

Angry Birds Star Wars brings your phone’s fearless fliers to the big screen! With 25 hours of pig-busting puzzles, including 20 brand new console-exclusive levels, it’s time to ruffle some feathers. Take control of Luke, Han Solo, Chewie, and friends and launch yourselves into battle—literally! Use your Jedi Bird skills to take down scores of Pigtroopers and battle your way to the final showdown on the Pig Star. With 1-player, 2-player competitive or cooperative, and 4-player team competitive modes, it’s a great expansion that looks awesome on the big screen. As Master Yoda says, “Great times you will have!”

6. Lego Star Wars III The Clone Wars

With 115 characters fighting battles over 16 different star systems, Lego Star Wars III The Clone Wars is still a beast of a game. Based on the hugely popular animation series The Clone Wars, this adventurous game is a feast of fun. Wage massive ground campaigns, fight heart-stopping space battles and defeat evil bosses with the cool Lego combat abilities. The story mode is chock-a-block with hilarious Lego cut-scenes, all-action tasks, and challenging puzzles. Lego’s famous jump-in, jump-out gaming feature lets parents pick up a controller to help kids play through a tough task and then drop out and leave the rest to them. If you see a Lego Darth Vader, be sure to knock his block off! 

7. Star Wars The Force Unleashed Ultimate Sith Edition

Bridging the storylines of Episode III and IV, Star Wars The Force Unleashed Ultimate Sith Edition is a must have for any dark lords. You play as Starkiller, Darth Vader’s secret apprentice. Embrace the power of the dark side as you seek to crush the rebels. Let your hatred guide your path to power as you saber, blast, and Force your way past familiar faces on 4 separate campaigns. The Sith Edition of this classic bestseller comes with all the DLC and expansion packs. Come over to the Dark Side!

 

So, these are our top picks for Star Wars video games. What do you think? Did we leave out your favorite? Let us know all about it in the comments section below!

 

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