In the tradition of the highly acclaimed Star Wars: Jedi Knight series, Star Wars: Jedi Knight 2, Jedi Outcast features rebel agent Kyle Katarn in exhilarating first-person action. Several years have passed since Kyle avenged his father's death and saved the Valley of the Jedi from Jerec and his band of Dark Jedi. Allowing his Force powers to languish for fear of falling to the dark side, Kyle entrusted his lightsaber to Luke Skywalker, vowing never to use it again. But when a new and menacing threat to the galaxy emerges, Kyle knows he must reclaim his past in order to save his future.Read full description
In the tradition of the highly acclaimed Star Wars: Jedi Knight series, Star Wars: Jedi Knight 2, Jedi Outcast features rebel agent Kyle Katarn in exhilarating first-person action. Several years have passed since Kyle avenged his father's death and saved the Valley of the Jedi from Jerec and his band of Dark Jedi. Allowing his Force powers to languish for fear of falling to the dark side, Kyle entrusted his lightsaber to Luke Skywalker, vowing never to use it again. But when a new and menacing threat to the galaxy emerges, Kyle knows he must reclaim his past in order to save his future.
Explore breathtaking Star Wars locales such as Cloud City, the Jedi Academy on Yavin 4, Nar Shaddaa, and the smugglers' moon. Multiplayer options include deathmatch, saber-only deathmatch, and team capture the flag.
Expanded and enhanced use of the lightsaber features a slew of attack and defense moves
Tap into the powers of the Force including Jump, Push, Jedi Mind Tricks and more
Employ combat or stealth, depending on the situation. When a fight is necessary, be at the ready with an arsenal of weapons: stun baton, Bryar blast pistol and blaster rifle to name but a few
Two multiplayer modes: Jedi training and team-based play
Supported Video cards:
NVIDIA GeForce® 8800, 9400, 9600, GT 120, 320M, 330M, 640M, 650M, 660MX, 675MX, 680MX ATI Radeon HD 2600, HD 3870, HD 4670, HD 4850, HD 5670, HD 5750, HD 5770, HD 5870, HD 6490, HD 6630, HD 6750, HD 6770, HD 6970 Intel HD Graphics 3000,4000
NOTICE: The following video chipsets are unsupported for Jedi Outcast: Intel Integrated GMA 950, Intel Integrated x3100, ATI RADEON HD 2400
NOTICE: This game is not supported on volumes formatted as Mac OS Extended (Case Sensitive)
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Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast is the ultimate Jedi experience. Want the acrobatics of a Jedi Knight? Want the epic lightsaber clashes? Want the Force powers? This game has it all, and it excels in every way. While Jedi Academy largely improves upon it with the inclusion of the double-bladed lightsaber and a custom character, Jedi Knight II has the better story focusing on Kyle Katarn. This game is pretty dated now, but it still holds up relatively well and there are just too few Star Wars games of this caliber. I'd highly recommend this to anyone who loves lightsaber combat and Force powers. It just doesn't get better than this game as it stands currently.
When I first saw this game, I wasn't really interested in it because of the visuals, but I saw that everyone liked it, and after trying it, I can see why it is loved by so many gamers. As a long time fan of star wars games, I was disappointed because I didn't have very many Star Wars games to play. Since the game mechanics in this one are so unique. The visuals are kind of bland, and the graphics aren't the best, but I didn't even notice because the story is so good, and the game atmosphere is amazing. Any star wars fan should give this a try!
Oh Kyle Katarn, I'm so sorry you aren't canon anymore. It is a shame really, but it doesn't mean this game isn't still fun. Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast is a great game that continues the story from Dark Forces II. You play as Kyle Katarn, a mercenary turned Jedi and now at the start of this game, back as being just a mercenary with no Jedi powers. You see, Katarn almost fell to the dark side and has now given up his powers to make sure that can never happen again. At the start of this game, Kyle Katarn and his romantically linked partner, Jan Ors, discover Imperial Remnants on a distant planet and from there, uncover a plot that requires Kyle to pick up the force once again. Personally, it is a great story, with cameos from awesome Star Wars characters like Lando Calrissian and Luke Skywalker. The gameplay is pretty similar to Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II, just in a better engine. The beginning levels remind you of Dark Forces I because it is all gunplay, but things start to really pick up when you *spoiler* get your force powers back. They are so well done and awesome to use. The lightsaber also is (duh) the best weapon in the game. If you liked the earlier games in the series, then this is a must have. Overall, Jedi Outcast is my second least favorite in the series (Dark Forces I earns that in my opinion), but that being said, I still would give it a 90/100. That just shows how great this game is and how amazing the series is in general.
In Jedi Knight franchise. I outright give the game 100/100. Even tried to push the slider farther, but it won't let me. The Force isn't strong enough with me, I suppose. Jedi Outcast has the best plot among all of the Jedi Knight titles, and is on par with Jedi Academy when it comes to technical aspects. It works well even today. You fight with a lightsaber, use Force powers in some iconic settings known to everyone from Star Wars movies. Kyle Katarn is a kind of non-hero character you'll instantly like. He doesn't have delusions of grandeur, he didn't ask for what he's in. But he does what needs to be done. And often comments it in witty, and humorous way. Oh, and remember - never trust a bartender with bad grammar.
Taking place after the original trilogy, Jedi Outcast is a First Person Shooter where the player controls Kyle Katarn a member of the rebel forces and one of Luke Skywalker's allies. With good graphics and decent controls, Jedi Outcast is a fun game. Using a lightsaber or the Force powers is really satisfying! The graphics are still nice. It's a pleasure to visit familiar places from the movies. Also, the game was first released in a time where FPS has proper level-design so it got its share of exploration phases.
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