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The 10 best Star Wars games ever, ranked

Games from a galaxy far, far away.

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There’s an absolutely massive library of Star Wars games out there, but just like the movies themselves, they’re a mixed bag.

There are more than enough great games in the mix to keep any Star Wars fan happy, whether you want to swing a lightsaber or pilot an X-wing.

Here are the 10 best Star Wars games ever, ranked

10. Star Wars Rogue Leader: Rogue Squadron 2

Rogue Squadron 2 builds on its predecessor’s excellent, fast-paced dogfights to put players in the cockpit for some of the most iconic Star Wars space battles.

9. Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga

As its name implies, this kid-friendly action game is one of the most expansive Star Wars games out there, spanning the first six episodes of the sprawling saga.

8. Star Wars: The Old Republic

The Old Republic’s dated MMORPG combat will turn some people off immediately, but it still offers unparalleled freedom to make your way in the galaxy as a Jedi, Imperial officer, or anything in between.

7. Star Wars: TIE Fighter

Unlike the fast-paced Rogue Squadron, TIE Fighter leans into the complexity of piloting a spaceship, delivering a true space sim backed by a great Star Wars story.

6. Star Wars: Republic Commando

Republic Commando eschews the Force altogether, putting you in charge of a group of clone troopers for a great boots-on-the-ground shooter.

5. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Fallen Order makes the player feel like a Force-wielding, lightsaber-swinging badass, but it provides enough challenge to prove that a Jedi’s talents are more important than raw power.

4. Star Wars: Squadrons

The spiritual sequel to Rogue Squadron also happens to be one of the best space combat games ever, whether you’re playing the single-player campaign or competing with other pilots online.

3. Star Wars Jedi Knight 2: Jedi Outcast

Jedi Outcast’s combination of deep lightsaber combat and powerful Force abilities make it the best game to date at letting you actually feel like a Jedi.

2. Star Wars: Battlefront 2

Battlefront 2 launched in rough shape, but years of updates have turned it into a great multiplayer shooter and the best expression of large-scale combat in any Star Wars game.

1. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

With memorable characters and a dive into the history of the galaxy far, far away, KOTOR and its sequel boast some of the best stories ever in a Star Wars game, making them great for fans new and old.

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