Star Wars Arcade

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Star Wars Arcade
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Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
SEGA, LucasArts
SEGA
Star Wars
Shoot 'em up
32 Megabit Cartridge
Sega 32X
Sega Genesis Controller
Arcade and Sega 32X
Retail Features
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Ratings
Star Wars Arcade
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Arcade machines
1993
32X
December 21994
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Star Wars Arcade (also known simply as Star Wars) is a video game released in 1993 to arcades. A home port served as a launch title for the Sega 32X in 1994. It is set during the original Star Wars trilogy.

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

Star Wars Arcade features gameplay similar to that of Atari's Star Wars game with players piloting an X-wing or an Y-wing in first or third person perspective and battling Imperial forces.

The game has three levels which include intercepting TIE Fighters in an asteroid field, destroying a Super Star Destroyer and making an assault run on a Death Star. The arcade cabinet allowed two people to play, with one serving as pilot and the other as gunner.

Sega followed up the game's release with the release of Star Wars Trilogy Arcade in 1998.