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Star Wars: Jedi Knight II - Jedi Outcast

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In Jedi Outcast, you once again play Kyle Katarn, star of LucasArts' Star Wars-inspired 1st-person shooters Star Wars: Dark Forces and Star Wars: Jedi Knight - Dark Forces II.

Kyle has retired from being a Jedi fearing consequences from the Dark Side of the Power found within himself during his chase of the foul Sith-Lord Jerec into the lost vale of the Jedi at the end of Dark Forces 2. Chronologically taking place after the second Star Wars Trilogy, you'll meet various well known people from the original Star Wars movies like Luke Skywalker himself and Lando Calrissian.

Also following the tradition of its predecessors, you explore the surroundings in the typical 3D environment and can use a lot of different weapons and gear from the Star Wars Universe, including the famous Jedi Weapon, the light saber.


Star Wars: Jedi Knight II - Jedi Outcast Windows Kyle also regains his force powers which gradually increase in strength as you progress through the game
Star Wars: Jedi Knight II - Jedi Outcast Windows ...and information on your weapons and inventory items
Star Wars: Jedi Knight II - Jedi Outcast Xbox Splitting a Stormtrooper with a lightsaber.
Star Wars: Jedi Knight II - Jedi Outcast Windows Every want to pilot an AT-ST?  Hey, if they're gonna leave the keys in it, I'm going joyriding.

Alternate Titles

  • "杰迪武士2:杰迪放逐者" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "JKII" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

The force is strong in this one. Windows Sam Hardy (76)
Right now I feel like I could take on the whole Empire myself! Windows Terrence Bosky (5237)
Some good Star Wars action sullied by a lot of irritating puzzles. Xbox Entorphane (369)
Damn it Sam, you stole my one-liner! :) Windows Chris Martin (1112)
Starts slow but picks up after first few levels. Windows Jason Becker (5)
Very good, this game is. Play you must. Windows Kartanym (10785)
Quite fantastic, actually. Xbox MAT (66286)
A slightly bland FPS that attempts to feel the force. Windows RussS (781)
Worthy sequel Windows Czar Husk Qi (39)
Dark Forces return to Greatness! Windows Jason Musgrave (75)

The Press Says

macHOME Macintosh 2002 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Jun, 2002 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Just RPG Windows 2002 95 out of 100 95
Game Over Online Windows Apr 18, 2002 93 out of 100 93
Gamesmania Windows Mar 27, 2002 92 out of 100 92
GameSpot Windows Apr 01, 2002 9 out of 10 90
GameStar (Germany) Windows Apr, 2002 88 out of 100 88
Withingames Windows May 02, 2002 4 out of 5 80
GameZone GameCube Nov 30, 2002 7.8 out of 10 78
GameSpy GameCube Dec 02, 2002 76 out of 100 76


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Related Web Sites

  • Fight the Dark Side (An Apple Games article (archived on the author's webpage) about the Macintosh version of Jedi Outcast, with commentary being provided by Aspyr Media President Michael Rogers (August, 2002).)
  • Jedi Knight 2 files (Almost all major Jedi Outcast maps, skins and mods can be found here including Jedi Academy files.)
  • NZMac Review (A (largely) unscored but positive review of the Macintosh version of the game by NZMac, a New Zealand Apple site (Jan. 01, 2003).)
Contributed to by Corn Popper (69521), Kartanym (10785) and Alexander Schaefer (2329)