It is four thousand years before the Galactic Empire and hundreds of Jedi Knights have fallen in battle against the ruthless Sith. As the last hope of the Jedi, you must lead a band of freedom fighters in an epic struggle to save the galaxy.Read full description
Choose Your Path
It is four thousand years before the Galactic Empire and hundreds of Jedi Knights have fallen in battle against the ruthless Sith. As the last hope of the Jedi, you must lead a band of freedom fighters in an epic struggle to save the galaxy.
Can you master the awesome power of the Force on your quest to save the Republic? Or will you fall to the lure of the dark side? Hero or villain, savior or conqueror…you must choose wisely as you alone will determine the destiny of the entire galaxy!
Immersive, action-packed Star Wars role-playing experience with customizable and evolving playable characters.
Choose from nine customizable characters to build your party of three adventurers, including humans, droids, Twi’leks, Wookiees and more.
Journey spans seven different worlds including Tatooine, Sith world of Korriban, Jedi Academy on Dantooine and Wookiee homeworld of Kashyyyk.
Peripherals: Macintosh mouse and keyboard.
NOTICE: Intel® integrated video chipsets are not supported.
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KOTOR is the greatest Star Wars game ever made. It's a choose your own adventure where your actions and choices determine your story and ending, and what the other characters think of you. It's possible to not even get all the playable characters in a single playthrough or lose them based on your decisions. Though I didn't see the plot twist in this game coming on my first playthrough, when you think back on the game as a whole, it's actually pretty obvious from the outset. The game is open world and has numerous planets and dozens of missions to complete, each of which can be finished in multiple ways. Everything you buy and equip your character with appears on screen so you see what you actually bought, unlike most games where it doesn't matter. The story and characters are amazing. The graphics are typical for Star Wars. The worlds are very creative and detailed, but there's a lot of wasted space and open areas with nothing going on. The battle system is fun, but turn based. It would have made for a better action based game rather than just inputting commands and waiting for your on screen character to execute them. There's never a dull moment in this game, even when you are just walking across the large, sometimes barren landscapes. Perhaps one day Disney will make the third KOTOR that we have always wanted and finally close down that massive cliffhanger from KOTOR 2. For now though, at least we have the highly replayable KOTOR and its lesser sequel.
KotOR is the ultimate Star Wars experience in RPG form. It has great combat for all disciplines in Star Wars. It has great character progression with plenty of options for all playstyles. It has great exploration going to familiar planets we know and love to exploring new territory. It also happens to have one of the greatest stories in plot twists in gaming. This is the birth of Revan and the birth of BioWare as a AAA developer. Even after 13 years, this game still holds up fairly well. It is truly a timeless classic that any fan of BioWare or Star Wars needs to play. Mass Effect would not exist without this game.
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is an amazing game that is a must-play for any Star Wars fan! This is an older game, so the graphics are a bit dated, but the gameplay is still great. Also, the story is beautifully written and engaging, with meaningful choices and consequences for your actions.
This is one game that every SW fans needs to play. For that matter, it's a game that every RPG fan needs to play. While the graphics and combat feel dated now, the story and feel for the universe still shines. There are so many interactions between characters you might miss in a single play-through, so definitely go through it all multiple times. It can start to feel a little to binary in its choices like most BioWare games (KOTOR II really improves on being more grey than strictly black and white in its choices). It's still a classic, though. You will never forget THAT twist. This game gives a more intimate and in-depth look at the SW universe than any other game! I'm not a fan of MMOs so I haven't tried Old Republic. I just keep waiting for BioWare to make another single-player SW RPG. One can dream, I guess.
I believe that this was actually my first open world RPG back in the early 00's. To me it was an incredible experience to be able to go where I wanted, say what I wanted, and even at some points choose whose side I wanted to be on. In fact, I think that the conversation options are better than many modern RPGs. Obviously the graphics won't be that impressive if you are used to newer games, but I think that the gameplay can still be fresh and exciting today.
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