This was the first Star Wars game I ever played. Even though the graphics were simple vector lines, the first person view from the X-Wing cockpit had me hooked. So many quarters were donated to this game.
Star Wars for everyone. Great level design intermixed with settings from all six movies made this an instant classic. Somehow, being blasted into tiny little Lego pieces over and over again is infinitely less frustrating than dying in other games.
See the full review, "Ages 10 AND UP! Leave Me Alone!".
Despite mixed reviews about The Phantom Menace movie, just about everyone agreed that the pod race scene was incredible. This is pretty much just a racing game, but throw in the great sound effects and sense of uncontrollable speed and I was hooked.
Once again... for any game that is good, it seems like the easiest way to make it better is to give it a "Star Wars Make-over". In this case, they took everything I enjoyed about Age Of Empires, and turned the Trebuchets into AT-AT Walkers!
There's really nothing too spectacular about this game, but it was one of the first Star Wars flight-combat games to come out for "Next Generation" game consoles (being the PS2 and Xbox at the time). It was really fun to fly the bright yellow Naboo fighter right after Episode I was released. However after some time to reflect, there's really nothing very memorable about this game.
I'm a technology early adopter. I thoroughly enjoy geeking out with the latest hardware, software and electronics. I probably have as much fun setting up, tweaking, and configuring systems as I do actually … more