Join three heroic starfighter pilots in harrowing deep space and planetary missions to save the planet of Naboo. Rookie Naboo pilot Rhys Dallows, mercenary Vana Sage and alien pirate Nym form an unlikely alliance as they join together against an unexpected assault on the peaceful planet.
User reviews: Mixed (270 reviews) - 48% of the 270 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jan 21, 2002

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Join three heroic starfighter pilots in harrowing deep space and planetary missions to save the planet of Naboo. Rookie Naboo pilot Rhys Dallows, mercenary Vana Sage and alien pirate Nym form an unlikely alliance as they join together against an unexpected assault on the peaceful planet.
  • Pilot three unique starfighters: the sleek Naboo starfighter, nimble Guardian Mantis and lethal Havoc.
  • Engage in over 14 challenging missions to save Naboo: deep space dogfights, attack runs, escort missions, and more.
  • Vast environments take you deep into Star Wars worlds: from enormous open plains of Naboo to the furthest reaches of space to the interior corridors of the Droid Control Ship.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 2000, XP or Vista
    • Processor: 350 MHz Pentium II, Athlon class, or equivalent CPU
    • Memory: 64 MB RAM Required. 128 MB RAM Required for Windows 2000 and XP.
    • Graphics: 16 MB DirectX 8 compatible PCI or AGP video card
    • DirectX®: DirectX 8.0 or greater
    • Hard Drive: 620 MB
    • Sound: 16-bit
Helpful customer reviews
44 of 50 people (88%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 28, 2015
People did not like The Phantom Menace much, so this game was already at a disadvantage as it came out.
Combine that with clunky controls that are hard to set up to work halfway intuitively. My play sessions consisted of a single mission, maybe two, at a time and every time I started up the game I rebound the keys ever so slightly to make them slightly better for me.
By the time the final mission rolled around I was finally pleased with how it felt, and the game was entirely enjoyable.

The plot isn't anything special, but it's sufficiently seeped in Star Wars lore that it was entertaining for me. It features a cast of three new characters experiencing the invasion of Naboo and getting caught up in the conflict. Missions are split up about 50/50 between planetary battles and space battles, but you are always in one of the three titular Starfighters. Each character has his/her own ship, which controls slightly differently and has different secondary weapons and looks.

It's not the huge budget movie tie-in you might be used to, but those also tend to be very bad.
If you're patient enough to jump in and out to tweak the controls to work for you and have some fondness for Star Wars that at least somewhat extends to the prequel trilogy this might be a fun title to pick up.
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21 of 29 people (72%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2015
played this when i was 5, still fun. 10/10
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15 of 19 people (79%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 23, 2015
I've been wanting to play this again for quite some time and found it on Steam for dirt cheap. All in all, gameplay runs good, XBOX controller works great, flying is a breeze, just as I remember from back in the day. Some people might call the graphics a bit dated, so what? They hold up quite well and Its still one of the best space flght battlers ever IMO.

There is one major problem though, a lot of people are getting this annoying as hell screen flickering during the opening logos as well as during the cinematic cutscenes. The rest of the game is good, no flickering during actual gameplay or minor cutscenes. I'm on Windows 10 Home 64bit and I've tried everything to to take out the flickering. I've done Compatibilty Mode for every system, I've looked to the forums but got more questions than answers, searched for patches, there are none. I can still play the game just fine, and maybe I'm nitpicking a bit, but it would be great if someone could figure this mess out. Still 8\10 from me.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
6.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2015
It was a lot better than I thought it would be. It's kind of reminds me of Star fox 64, except you can turn around. It ran great on my toaster of a laptop, so that's a thing. All in all I'd give it an 8/10. Definitely worth a buy if it's on sale.
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372 of 454 people (82%) found this review helpful
455 people found this review funny
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 30, 2015
The controls are cancer. You can't change them. Flying is harder than it should be.

And I'd know, I used to bullseye womp rats in my T-16 back home.
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