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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- Inspiration: Movies
- Nintendo Player's Choice releases
- Setting: Space station / Spaceship
- Star Wars canon
- Star Wars licensees
|A Long Time Ago...In A Nintendo Far, Far Away||Game Gear||ETJB (450)|
|GamePro (US)||Game Gear||Oct, 1993||5 out of 5||100|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||NES||Feb, 1992||91 out of 100||91|
|Joypad||SEGA Master System||Oct, 1993||83 out of 100||83|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||NES||Feb, 1992||9 out of 12||75|
|Sega-16.com||Game Gear||Feb 20, 2017||7 out of 10||70|
|neXGam||SEGA Master System||Dec 27, 2009||7 out of 10||70|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||Game Boy||Oct, 1992||27 out of 40||68|
|Total! (Germany)||NES||May, 1996||2.75 out of 6||65|
|Gamers (Germany)||SEGA Master System||Jan, 1994||9 out of 15||60|
|Power Play||Game Boy||Jan, 1993||59 out of 100||59|
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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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