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The Great Star Wars Video Games Feature And Review Round-Up

It's May 4, which means today offers a slightly better reason than any other day to celebrate everything Star Wars. To commemorate the occasion, I have put together a round-up of reviews and features covering Star Wars video games as they have appeared on our website and in the magazine over many years.

First off, are our Star Wars features.

Gaming’s Best And Worst Star Wars Characters
The title says it all. Here, you will find a list of our favorite and least favorite original characters that have appeared in the Star Wars video games.

Six Games We Don’t Mind Seeing Ejected From Star Wars Canon
The announcement of Star Wars' Expanded Universe no longer being considered canon was troubling as it meant some of our favorite games would no longer be considered truly part of the main Star Wars universe. These are the games we are more than happy to see no longer be considered canon.

Opinion – Why Losing The Star Wars Expanded Universe Isn’t Bad
Not everyone was upset about the Expanded Universe announcement as it relates to Star Wars canon, and Joe Juba presented his opinion on why it's not a bad thing.

Fall Of The Empire: How Inner Turmoil Brought Down LucasArts
This is Andrew Reiner's large piece on the recent fall of LucasArts. Head here if you want to learn all about why LucasArts fell apart.

Remembering LucasArts
When the announcement was made of LucasArts' closure, all of us editors came together to share memories of our favorite Star Wars and LucasArts games.

Video From The Darth Maul Game You'll Never Get To Play
We may never get a chance to play this potentially cool Darth Maul game, but you can see a little bit of its early gameplay and animation in action.

Art From The Darth Maul Game You'll Never Get To Play
If you prefer your images still and not in motion, but equally cool, you can check out this feature showcasing some of the cancelled Darth Maul game's unused concept art.

If George Lucas Created Mass Effect 3
Perhaps not directly related to Star Wars, but pertinent none-the-less. Jeff Marchiafava took a stab at what Mass Effect might have looked like had Star Wars creator George Lucas took control.

Top Of The Table – Star Wars: Edge Of The Empire
In this feature, Matt Miller takes a look at a recent Star Wars tabletop game, Edge of the Empire.

Star Wars: Battlefront III Wish List
This piece was written before it was announced that DICE would be taking over Star Wars: Battlefront duties, but it doesn't mean Matt Miller's hopes for the sequel have changed.

The End Of Star Wars Galaxies
Star Wars Galaxies gave the Star Wars MMORPG a real shot, but it couldn't quite pull it off. In this video feature, a handful of Game Informer editors, and one Star Wars Galaxies developer sat down and chatted about the game's closure and legacy.

Head to page two for a round-up of (nearly) all of out Star Wars video game reviews.

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