Excerpt: Star Wars: Jedi Academy is certainly not the first Star Wars game for the Xbox. Many titles set in that universe have had their chance to grace the Microsoft console. Indeed, for followers, it seems like LucasArts has developed a delectable taste for the Xbox’s emphasis on whiz-bang graphics and...
Summary: Is there anything more fulfilling than
brandishing your very own light saber, tearing through Imperial Stormtroopers,
nasty bounty hunters, and hell bent Dark Jedi like a knife through a stick of
warm butter? Anyone who's a fan of both Star Wars and video gaming would be a
liar if they said 'no'.
Excerpt: Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is the second Jedi Knight game developed by Raven. Their first effort in the series, Jedi Outcast, was met with success, both with critics and gamers. However, Jedi Academy has some pretty significant differences from the previous game. Is it an improvement?
Excerpt: With the pending release of Star Wars Episode III, Star Wars fans the world over have been whipped into a veritable frenzy with the promise of further adventures and merchandise based on that famous Galaxy far, far away.
Summary: was LucasArts’ first foray into a game with an engine other than one built in house. Leveraging Raven Software to produce a first person Star Wars game, was well received by various critics. LucasArts and Raven Software have now released a follow up to and this time around, you’re going to school.
Excerpt: Raven Software put together an arguably great game with Jedi Knight 2, their follow-up in the long-running Star Wars first person shooter franchise. And only a year and 3 months later, they have belted a new sequel out: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy.
Excerpt: Almost everyone has heard of Star Wars, and if you haven’t you probably wouldn’t be reading this. There is a huge following behind the whole Star Wars Jedi thing, so of course if they made games based on this, you would expect them to be good. However “good” doesn’t describe this game; it’s great.
Summary: There are dozens of Star Wars games on the market, but none captures the excitement of lightsaber combat as well as the Jedi Knight games. Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is the third game in the series, or, technically, the fourth if you count 1995's Dark Forces, which didn't bear the Jedi Knight name...
Conclusion: Wrap-Up: If you�re a fan of the Jedi Games and you liked Jedi Outcast , then you�ll definitely like Jedi Academy . It has everything a Star Wars� fan needs. You might want to wait till the price drops a bit though so you don�t feel like you paid too much for what should have been an Add on Pack.