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The arcade game from Atari based on the third Star Wars movie features three action sequences inspired by the film.

First, you control Princess Leia on a speeder bike racing through the forests on Endor. You have to evade trees and deal with enemy troopers by shooting at them or luring them into Ewok traps.

In the second sequence, you control Chewbacca who has captured an Imperial AT-ST Walker, evading tree traps and shooting at enemy walkers. In this sequence, the perspective sometimes switches to the Millennium Falcon which you must guide through a fleet of enemy Star Destroyers and TIE Fighters.

In the final sequence, the Millennium Falcon enters the Death Star and has to make its way to the reactor, surviving more TIE Fighters and laser turrets. Once the reactor is destroyed, you have to get out again before the explosion engulfs the ship.

After the Death Star has been destroyed, the game restarts at the first sequence, but with a higher difficulty.


Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Commodore 64 Select game difficulty
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Commodore 64 Avoid obstacles in an imperial walker
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Commodore 64 Title screen
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Commodore 64 Enemy walkers attacking...

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Alternate Titles

  • "Star Wars: Die Rückkehr der Jedi-Ritter" -- German title

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ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Mar, 1989 854 out of 1000 85
The Games Machine (UK) Feb, 1989 73 out of 100 73
Commodore Force Aug, 1993 66 out of 100 66
Zzap! Feb, 1989 61 out of 100 61
Commodore User Jan, 1989 58 out of 100 58
Games Preview Jan, 1989 52 out of 100 52
Power Play Jan, 1989 49 out of 100 49
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Dec, 1988 5.8 out of 12 48


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In the Gamecube title Star Wars: Rogue Squadron III - Rebel Strike, the full version of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi was an unlockable bonus feature.
Terok Nor (26887) added Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (Commodore 64) on Apr 26, 2005
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