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Star Wars: Rebel Assault (SEGA CD)

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You play a Rebel space cadet and have various missions to complete: Flying starships, destroying Walkers, infiltrating an enemy base etc. All viewpoints and gameplay is through the use of motion video backdrops.


Star Wars: Rebel Assault SEGA CD The patterned areas represent armour to shoot off.
Star Wars: Rebel Assault SEGA CD Gunnery training in an overhead level.
Star Wars: Rebel Assault SEGA CD Yes, dodge.
Star Wars: Rebel Assault SEGA CD You should have dodged.

Alternate Titles

  • "מלחמת הכוכבים: מתקפת המורדים" -- Hebrew spelling

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The Press Says

Consoles Plus Sep, 1994 82 out of 100 82
Entertainment Weekly Jul 15, 1994 B 75
Mega Fun Sep, 1994 75 out of 100 75
Game Players Aug, 1994 72 out of 100 72
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Aug, 1994 7 out of 10 70
All Game Guide 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GamePro (US) May, 1994 3.5 out of 5 70
Just Games Retro Jun 13, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40 Sep 10, 2007 4 out of 10 40
The Video Game Critic May 18, 2005 F 0


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One nice touch about the video background is that it is larger than the screen. This allowed the developers to shift it up/down/left/right according to player movement, and it helps mask the fact that it's on rails. Another nice trick is a very quick interpolation and rotation section of the video playback code, which allows them to rotate the backdrop +/- 15 degrees if you bank left or right.


  • GameStar (Germany)
    • Issue 12/1999 - #16 in the "100 Most Important PC Games of the Nineties" ranking
    • Issue 01/2007 - One of the "Ten Most Influential PC-Games" (It is almost solely responsible for the fast establishing of CD-ROM drives for PC games. This allowed other developers to free themselves from space restrictions and experiment with new ideas, e.g. FMV sequences.)
  • FLUX
    • Issue #4 - #5 on the "Top 25 Worst Video Games of All-Time" list
  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1994 – Best CD-ROM Game in 1993
Information also contributed by Big John WV
Kartanym (10775) added Star Wars: Rebel Assault (SEGA CD) on Sep 25, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (122912), Tomer Gabel (4388) and quizzley7 (21211)