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Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire
6.4 out of 10

Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire

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Overall 6
6.0

Get the PC Version Instead!

virtua007, Dooyoo
14 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Surely I can't be the only one who thinks that this title is better than a 3 Star rating? Released in the late 90s on PC and N64, this game was mass promoted by Lucasarts as though it were a movie title.
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Overall 6
6.0

O.k. game with some big weaknesses

MikeBridges88, Dooyoo
24 August 2010
  • Excerpt: One of the first releases on the Nintendo 64 was Shadows of The Empire. A Star Wars game set between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. I think the first kick in the nuts for Star Wars fans was that you didn't play as any of the major characters.
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Overall 6
6.0

Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire for N64

scream4bruce, Dooyoo
15 August 2008
  • Excerpt: The N64 game of 'Shadows of the Empire' - a multimedia project where the story takes place between 'The Empire Strikes Back' and 'Return of the Jedi' - is a mix of genres, with the player assuming the role of Dash Rendar.
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Overall 6
6.0

Star Wars fans may enjoy the 'experience', but it's really not a very good game.

Wolfzilla, Dooyoo
4 April 2007
  • Excerpt: The Star Wars franchise and videogames are a frustrating combination. While George Lucas’ tale of a Galaxy Far, Far Away has inspired some thoroughly fantastic videogames, for every Knights of the Old Republic there seems to be at least 3 Rebel Assaults.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

anonym, Dooyoo
10 January 2001
  • Excerpt: This is quite possibly the worst game I`ve ever played that makes use of the Star Wars license. The graphics are poor, the sound isn`t much better and the gameplay isn`t too hot either.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

anonym, Dooyoo
25 November 2000
  • Excerpt: This isn`t the best use of the star-wars license I`ve ever seen. The game is OK, but it would have been appauling if it didn`t have the liscense. the idea behind the game is that you are a bounty hunter style chacter, who is taking on missions to kill Xzior, who is conspiring with the emporer (and...
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

anonym, Dooyoo
19 October 2000
  • Excerpt: If you buy this, it'll take a while to completely finish this game. The game itself is a good idea, it's a on-foot shooter and a space shooter. Unfortunatley, the graphics and movement don't exactly sparkle. I laugh at the way Dash jumps! They could've done a little more work on the graphics.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

ricks22, Dooyoo
7 September 2000
  • Excerpt: This game is worth renting, once. The only decent part is the second level's battle of Hoth, where you pilot a ship and take out AT-ATs and other flying meanies. The rest of the game gets its genres confused, with the third-person platfrom type levels often horribly irritating, and rarely rewarding.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

zboy79, Dooyoo
15 July 2000
  • Excerpt: Shadows of the Empire is, at best, a mediocre Star Wars game, and in my opinion, not worthy of the license. It is a mis-shapen amalgam of different game styles, none of which are really pulled off very well. The best part is the opening "Battle of Hoth" level, abut the game gets worse from here on.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

D.J.Rossco, Dooyoo
16 June 2000
  • Excerpt: This is quite a good game but doesn't work too well on the games console. Its still very enjoyable, but call me boring but I like to use the good old mouse and keyboard cos I think by and large it is alot easier to control the game with, and you don't have to fiddle around with lots of difficult...
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