STAR WARS™ Knights of the Old Republic™ II - The Sith Lords™
5 years after the events of the award winning original, the Sith are on the verge of crushing the Old Republic. As a lone Jedi, will you follow the light side or succumb to the dark?
User reviews: Very Positive (2,301 reviews)
Release Date: Feb 8, 2005

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"At release this game was in an unfinished state, so make sure you get: The Sith Lords Restored Content Mod (TSLRCM)"

About This Game

Five years after the events from the award winning Star Wars® Knights of the Old Republic™, the Sith Lords have hunted the Jedi to the edge of extinction and are on the verge of crushing the Old Republic. With the Jedi Order in ruin, the Republic’s only hope is a lone Jedi struggling to reconnect with the Force. As this Jedi, you will be faced with the galaxy’s most dire decision: Follow the light side or succumb to the dark…

Key Features:

  • Follow up to the acclaimed and original Star Wars® Knights of the Old Republic™.
  • Choose from three different classes of Jedi, each with access to specific Jedi abilities.
  • Choose the light or the dark side of the Force as you progress through the story.
  • The choices you make will affect your character, those in your party and those who may join you in your quest.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Pentium 3 1GHz or AMD Athlon 1GHz
    • Memory: 256MB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 5 GB
    • Video Card: 32MB with Hardware T&L
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0b compatible
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0b compatible
Helpful customer reviews
71 of 84 people (85%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
53.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 13
So damn good, Bioware's writers had to retcon it because they'd never be able to follow up to it.

Apathy is death.
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44 of 49 people (90%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
7.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 9
"HK-47, what is love?"

“Definition: 'Love' is making a shot to the knees of a target 120 kilometres away using an Aratech sniper rifle with a tri-light scope. Statement: This definition, I am told, is subject to interpretation. Obviously, 'love' is a matter of odds. Not many meatbags could make such a shot, and strangely enough, not many meatbags would derive love from it. Yet for me, love is knowing your target, putting them in your targeting reticle, and together, achieving a singular purpose... against statistically long odds...”

Play the game and learn why it is great for yourself. The game is great without the Restored Content Mod too.
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46 of 56 people (82%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
29.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 18
"And do not mate with her. Whatever you may feel, whatever... urges consume you, do not let them control you. Such a union would breed... difficulties." - Kreia
"Just because I saved her doesn't mean I was going to charge up her loading ramp." - Me
10/10.
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20 of 22 people (91%) found this review helpful
31.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 15
A great idea for a main character, memorable teammates and a plot shrouded in mystery makes The Sith Lords one of my favourite games of all time.

Some people may find the first section of the game quite linear, but the game only really begins once you leave Telos. Also, the wait for a lightsaber makes getting it all the better.

Be sure to install the latest version of the Restored Content Mod, which adds in dialogue, scenes and missions that were cut from the official release. The mod also removes many of the games glitches.
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11 of 12 people (92%) found this review helpful
27.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 3
KOTOR II is one of the great RPGS of all time, and especially so for the PC. Although this sequel was released in 2004, it is still a great game and remains extremely playable today. Even though Bioware developed the first KOTOR, they ended up handing the job over to Obsidian. Obsidian did an equally impressive job with it. LucasArts can thank both companies for putting them on the map with these two great games (Ok, maybe that's a bit melodramatic, but still.)

The use of KOTOR II's Light Side/Dark Side system is a lot like the modern day systems of good/evil characters. When you as the character does or says evil things then you grow more in tune with the dark side of the force. The contrast to this is of course, doing good deeds and saying not-so-evil stuff. This leads to the Light side of the force. In either case you will grow more powerful and influence those you travel with. This will also effect your force powers amongst many other things...

The Story
The single defining feature of KOTOR or KOTOR II is the story. Anyone who loves Star Wars must love a good mythos from the Star Wars world, especially one this early in the timeline of the Star Wars Universe.
This sequel begins when a stranger, oblivious to his past, wakes up in a Mining Station medical bay, only to notice no one is around. No one...except a mysterious elderly woman. Journey to several planets and cause havok or create order. Kill the weak or defend them. All the while, you search for the power to make you a Master of the Force.

Pros:
- Great main storyline with various other mini-quests, all which act in canon with the Star Wars universe.
- Open world that you would expect from an RPG
- Choose what you say to someone carefully; You could end up in a fight or effect the story.
- Choose light or dark side; Your actions will decide what you become.
- Tons of lore from the Star Wars universe you can't find anywhere else!!

Cons:
- Graphics are from the first Xbox generation, but it still holds today.
- Some of the voice overs for alien species are simply repeated recordings on loop.
- Occasionally, a glitch or two might happen
- RARELY, but sometimes there are game breaking bugs. There are only two that I know of, and one of them ruined my first game. This requires the double save slow technique.

Verdict? - 8.5/10 This is my favorite Star Wars game hands down. Many people also recognize this particular game to be LucasArts' crowing achievement. Obsidian does a great job with the sequel to Bioware's KOTOR and does Star Wars in general great jutice. If you call yourself a Star Wars fan, and you don't already own this, then shame on you!
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