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Star Wars: Jedi Knight II - Jedi Outcast (Xbox)

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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 Shootout in the mines.
Star Wars: Jedi Knight II - Jedi Outcast Xbox Watch out when shooting at foes above you, as they tend to fall down atcha.
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 Xbox Throwing lightsaber is a daring move as it leaves you open for enemy fire.

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

Some good Star Wars action sullied by a lot of irritating puzzles. Entorphane (369) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars
Quite fantastic, actually. MAT (66286) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

The Press Says

GameZone Nov 27, 2002 9.2 out of 10 92
Consoles Plus Dec, 2002 91 out of 100 91
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Armchair Empire, The Jan 09, 2002 8.9 out of 10 89 Jan 18, 2003 86 out of 100 86
Game Critics Jun 09, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85 Jan 16, 2003 85 out of 100 85
Game Revolution Dec, 2002 B+ 83
XBox Evolved Apr 10, 2004 7.7 out of 10 77 Nov 25, 2002 15 out of 20 75


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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).)
Kartanym (10785) added Star Wars: Jedi Knight II - Jedi Outcast (Xbox) on Nov 25, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Corn Popper (69521), Kartanym (10785) and Alexander Schaefer (2329)