In the mid-90s, Lucasfilm decided to fill in the Star Wars gap between episodes 5 and 6 with Shadows of the Empire.
There was a game, a book, a soundtrack, a junior novelization… pretty much everything except a movie.
There was even a comic book! And we read it! All 6 issues!
What’s gonna happen?
Is Luke gonna die?! (no) Is Boba Fett gonna die?! (no) Is Han gonna get delivered to Jabba?! (yeah) Is Leia going to be the victim of sexual assault?! (omg, what the hell did we just read).
We conclude our look at Star Wars racing games (for the moment) by checking out Disney Infinity 3.0’s “Toy Box Speedway” mode. We also comment on the weirdness of Disney Infinity 3.0 in general, like Hulk piloting an AT-ST and Chewbacca driving through Gravity Falls!
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Hey everybody, do you like Mario Kart? Do you like Star Wars? What if I told you there was a Star Wars racing game in the style of Mario Kart? Today, we’re talking about Star Wars: Super Bombad Racing.
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Remember Star War Episode One Racer, the Nintendo 64 and Sega Dreamcast podracing game? What if I told you there was an Episode Two Racer?
Yes, today we’re talking about Star Wars: Racer Revenge for the PlayStation 2.
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Remember Star Wars: Episode One Racer, the futuristic F-Zero X/Extreme-G-esque racing game for the Nintendo 64? Well…we’re not looking at that game. We’re looking at the Game Boy Color port of Star Wars: Episode One Racer.
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