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Star Wars First Person Shooters

List of all (and best) Star Wars first person shooters.

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Over the years Star Wars first person shooters have been very popular with PC gamers. Packed with rich story-lines that span both the Star Wars films and books, they have helped introduce many new game play options that are now a standard in virtually all first person shooters these days. The list that follows details all of the (and best) Star Wars first person shooters that have been release for the PC.

Star Wars Battlefront

Release Date: Sep 20, 2004
Genre: Multiplayer First Person Shooter
Developer: Pandemic Studios
Rating: T for Teen
Game Modes: Single player, multiplayer
Series: Battlefront
Star Wars Battlefront is takes players around to play in different battles found in the original and prequel Star Wars films. Players choose from five different classes and can play in single player/AI battles or online multiplayer battles. For battles from episodes 1-III players can choose to fight for the Galactic Republic or Confederacy of Independent Systems and for battles from episodes IV-VI players fight for either the Galactic Empire or the Rebel Alliance.

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Star Wars Battlefront II

Release Date: Nov 1, 2005
Genre: Multiplayer First Person Shooter
Developer: Pandemic Studios
Rating: T for Teen
Game Modes: Single player, multiplayer
Series: Battlefront
Star Wars Battlefront II is the sequel to Star Wars Battlefront and is a single and multiplayer game very similar to the Battlefield series of games. Players can fight in online battles across various locations and environments seen in many of the Star Wars films. These include battles on Endor, Hoth, Naboo and more as well as famous battles such as the Death Star and Tantive IV.
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Star Wars Dark Forces

Release Date: Feb 15, 1995
Genre: First Person Shooter
Developer: LucasArts
Rating: T for Teen
Game Modes: Single player
Series: Dark Forces/Jedi Knight
Release way back in 1995, Star Wars Dark Forces puts players in the role of Kyle Katarn as he fights for the Rebel Alliance against Storm Troopers and other Galactic Empire enemies. Star Wars Dark Wars was also one of the first games to feature first person shooter game play elements such as run, jump and crouch as well as the ability to look up and down.
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Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II

Release Date: Oct 9, 1997
Genre: First Person Shooter
Developer: LucasArts
Rating: T for Teen
Game Modes: Single player, multiplayer
Series: Dark Forces/Jedi Knight
Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces 2 has an excellent storyline and game play that helps to set itself apart from the first Star Wars first person shooter, Dark Wars. It's now bundled with the expansion pack Mysteries of the Sith that picks up the story five years later. Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II is the first Star Wars first person shooter to offer multiplayer game modes.
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Star Wars Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith

Release Date: Jan 31, 1998
Genre: First Person Shooter
Developer: LucasArts
Rating: T for Teen
Game Modes: Single player, multiplayer
Series: Dark Forces/Jedi Knight
Star Wars Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith is an expansion pack for Dark Forces II and continues the storyline with players once again taking on the role of Kyle Katarn and Mara Jade. Mysteries of the Sith also offers the ability to play as a third person shooter. Mysteries of the Sith expansion pack is now sold in a budget combo pack along with Dark Forces II.
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Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy

Release Date: Sep 17, 2003
Genre: First Person Shooter
Developer: Raven Software
Rating: T for Teen
Game Modes: Single player, multiplayer
Series: Dark Forces/Jedi Knight
Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is the fourth game in the Dark Forces/Jedi Knight series of Star Wars first person shooters, but puts players in the role of a new hero named Jaden Korr. In Jedi Outcast players can customize the hero to their liking and will learn the ways of the Force from Luke Skywalker himself. They are also be able to create a custom light saber and choose a storyline path for themselves.

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Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast

Release Date: Mar 26, 2002
Genre: First Person Shooter
Developer: Raven Software
Rating: T for Teen
Game Modes: Single player, multiplayer
Series: Dark Forces/Jedi Knight
As with previous titles Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast follows the story of Kyle Katarn and is set a few years after the events of Mysteries of the Sith. Kyle has lost his Force powers and must travel to the Jedi Academy in hopes of gaining them back.

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Star Wars Republic Commando

Release Date: Mar 4, 2005
Genre: Tactical First Person Shooter
Developer: LucasArts
Rating: T for Teen
Game Modes: Single player, multiplayer
Star Wars Republic Commando is a first person shooter that is set during the Clone Wars as told in the Star Wars Episode II movie. Players take command of a commando team of clones as they travel to different planets in the Star Wars universe. The tactical game play elements allows players to issues orders to members of his squad while controlling the commander from the first person perspective.

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Star Wars Shadows of the Empire

Release Date: Sep 17, 1997
Genre: First Person Shooter
Developer: LucasArts
Rating: T for Teen
Game Modes: Single player
The storyline for Star Wars Shadows of the Empire starts with the Battle of Hoth found the jumps to the events that take place in between The Empires Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Players control Dash Rendar as he helps Luke Skywalker rescue Princess Leia.
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