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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 Xbox Using force grip on poor and defenseless Stormtrooper.
Star Wars: Jedi Knight II - Jedi Outcast Xbox As your force grows stronger, so will the side effects available at your disposal.
Star Wars: Jedi Knight II - Jedi Outcast Windows Deflecting blaster shots is entirely passive.  Just stand there and let the imperials kill themselves with their own weapons
Star Wars: Jedi Knight II - Jedi Outcast Xbox Main Menu

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 (66456)
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

Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Jun, 2002 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100 Windows Jun 20, 2002 95 out of 100 95
IGN Macintosh Nov 22, 2002 9 out of 10 90
IGN Windows Apr 01, 2002 9 out of 10 90
XBox Solution (XBS) Xbox Dec 17, 2002 8.9 out of 10 89
Game Critics Xbox Jun 09, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85 Windows Jan 08, 2003 15 out of 20 75 (UK) Windows Apr 11, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Factornews Windows May 05, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Clubic Windows Apr 18, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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Built with the ID software Q3: Team Arena engine.

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)