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Space, Blasters, Meatbags And Lightsabers – Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic Review

STAR WARS: KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC (2003) – BIOWARE

Darth Malak never looks anything less than menacing...
Darth Malak never looks anything less than menacing…

Given the immense popularity of the Star Wars franchise, it is perhaps inevitable that over the years there have been many games looking to cash in on the stories of a galaxy far, far away. Trouble is though, the balance of hits and misses when it comes to Star Wars games veers worryingly towards the latter. After very strong origins with the Star Wars arcade game replicating the Trench Run from A New Hope, the quality of tie-in games has generally plummeted, perhaps reaching the bottom of the barrel when Vader and Palpatine had a dance off to Deadmau5 in Star Wars Kinect. When the hits do arrive however they tend to be excellent, and for many fans three games stand apart from the rest; the Lego Star Wars series, Battlefront, and the subject of this review – Knights Of The Old Republic (KOTOR). Continue reading Space, Blasters, Meatbags And Lightsabers – Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic Review