DescriptionThis game is based closely on Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. It combines a number of gameplay styles, but primarily it is a side scrolling run-and-jump platformer.
The game begins on Tatooine, where you, as Luke Skywalker, must travel around and meet up with R2D2, C3PO, Obi-Wan, and so on. Eventually, you travel through Mos Eisley and the Death Star as well. While most of the game has you controlling Luke, Han or Leia directly, some of the various game styles include a first-person Millennium Falcon asteroid belt sequence, and an overhead view Death Star trench run.
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The Press Says
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Feb, 1992||91 out of 100||91|
|1UP!||May 03, 2013||89 out of 100||89|
|All Game Guide||1998||80|
|Video Games||Apr, 1991||77 out of 100||77|
|Nintendo Power Magazine||Sep, 1991||3.8 out of 5||76|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Feb, 1992||9 out of 12||75|
|Total! (Germany)||May, 1996||2.75 out of 6||65|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||Oct, 1991||6.25 out of 10||62|
|The Video Game Critic||May 18, 2005||F||0|
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- Video review of Star Wars games (WARNING: Language) (The Angry Video Game Nerd, James Rolfe, reviews various Stars Wars-based games, including Star Wars on NES.)
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