Forge your weapon and follow the path of the Jedi Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is the latest installment of the highly acclaimed Jedi Knight series. Take on the role of a new student eager to learn the ways of the Force from Jedi Master Luke Skywalker.
User reviews: Overwhelmingly Positive (1,017 reviews)
Release Date: Sep 16, 2003

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Includes 5 items: Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith, Star Wars: Dark Forces

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About This Game

Forge your weapon and follow the path of the Jedi
Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is the latest installment of the highly acclaimed Jedi Knight series. Take on the role of a new student eager to learn the ways of the Force from Jedi Master Luke Skywalker. Interact with famous Star Wars characters in many classic Star Wars locations as you face the ultimate choice: fight for good and freedom on the light side or follow the path of power and evil to the dark side.
  • Customize your character by defining both look and gender before entering the Academy to learn the power-and dangers- of the Force.
  • Construct your own Lightsaber from handle to blade. As you progress, discover the power of wiedling two Lightsabers or the ultimate double-bladed Lightsaber made famous by Darth Maul.
  • New vehicles, weapons, force powers and Star Wars locations.
  • Unique level selection system allows you to choose your own missions and adventures.
  • Six multiplayer modes including team based siege mode and two-on-one power duel. Fight in 23 multiplayer arenas!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows 2000, XP or Vista
    • Processor: Pentium II or Athlon 450 MHz
    • Memory: 128 MB
    • Graphics: 32 MB OpenGL compatible
    • DirectX®: 9.0a
    • Hard Drive: 1.3 GB
    • Sound: 16 bit Direct x 9.0a
    • Multiplayer Requirements: Pentium II or Athlon 450MHz
    • OS: 10.7.5 (Lion), 10.8.2 (Mountain Lion)
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo (Dual-Core), 2.2 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB
    • Graphics: 256 MB, (NVidia): Geforce 8800, (ATI): Radeon HD 2600
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB
    • Peripherals: Macintosh mouse and keyboard
      Supported Video Cards:

      NVIDIA GeForce® 8800, 9400, 9600, GT 120, 320M, 330M, 640M, 650M, 660MX, 675MX, 680MX

      ATI Radeon HD 2600, HD 3870, HD 4670, HD 4850, HD 5670, HD 5750, HD 5770, HD 5870, HD 6490, HD 6630, HD 6750, HD 6770, HD 6970

      Intel HD Graphics 3000,4000
      NOTICE: The following video chipsets are unsupported by Jedi Academy
      • Intel Integrated GMA 950
      • Intel Integrated x3100
      • ATI RADEON HD 2400
      NOTICE:This game is not supported on volumes formatted as Mac OS Extended (Case Sensitive)
Helpful customer reviews
21 of 21 people (100%) found this review helpful
15.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 29
Battlefront, KOTOR and Jedi Knight are most certainly some of the best Star Wars games (as I'm typing i'm remembering all the others that were just so good as well). The best parts of this game are the very impressive missions that are all totally unique and the crazy good 'sword' combat that has unusally never been applied properly in another game since.
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
4.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 7
Even all these years later, I stll adore this game and wish it was as popular today as it was in its heyday.
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8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
43.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 4
this game is awesome
speeders,
machines,
guns,
explosions,
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
14.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 4
This game is a must have for any starwars enthusiast. The gameplay is good and the story line is more than enjoyable. This is a game for people who value skilled timed attacks and learning moves over button mashing and hoping for the best. I have played a few of the other starwars games but this is the best in my opinion. I much prefer the aproach of the force powers and move sets over that of say force unleashed. The movement is fluid, for a game of this time, and the story put you right in the middle of the starwarts universe. Definately recommend it.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 6
If you are going to buy this game for the campaign, make sure you've played Jedi Outcast (Jedi Knight 2) first! If you're buying it for the multiplayer go right ahead. This game is a really good sequel and is just as good as the previous game. It's really worth buying JK2 first though!
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 10
Pay no attention to the time it says I spent on this game, I have logged well over 900 hours on jka. Its a classic for sure. While its up there in the years, it still has a fanbase and online servers with players on them. Game controls are fluid, fast pace, and epic. Tons of mods, ranging from building, rollplay, pvp, and just chilling. Its an online gamers wetdream, buy it today!
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
8.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 21
When does one not enjoy the simple pleasure gained from cutting stormtroopers, sith, and even jedi into pieces?
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
15.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 6
Jedi Academy is an instant star wars game classic and is probably one of my favorites. It feels awesome going through the game as a student of Luke Skywalker and Kyle Katarn, who was the guy you played as in a couple of the previous installments. This game SWAMPS its predecessors in terms of game feel, combat, and customability. Getting your own personal lightsaber was really cool, but later in the game you get to change your fighting style (dual wield, double-bladed, etc.) when you become a jedi knight. Combat is really smooth and using your force powers feels nice. The story, as i should mention, is a great experience and has multiple endings which is a nice touch. I also feel as though i would be at fault if i did not mention the wonderous multiplayer which is really balanced, fun to play, and I have never felt that i had been cheated. This game deserves a 9/10 despite its graphics but there is no harm there considering it is a bit of an outdated game.

Totally worth the buy! :)
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
33.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 4
This game is.. Ok. It has goods, and it has bads. The graphics and animations are not good, but that is to be expected from a game as old as it, so I will not say any more on the subject. The ability to use force powers and lightsabers are awesome, and executed really well, making it feel quite realistic. However, the story of the game is lacking, almost feeling a bit tacked on, and the play time is only about 10 hours per play. It has good replay value though, not the best, but I have played it over many times, just because the combat is so fun to use. This game is good, and I do reccomend it, if you enjoy shooting people with lightning and cutting people in half. 7/10
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
416.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 4
One of the absolute best games ever made. The first open world of multiplayer to just be slashing and killing people with a lightsaber besides Jedi Outcast - another amazing game. By far my favorite Star Wars game. I wish they'd remake this game in new graphics. Seriously worth the buy and play. Check out my hours played. This game means buisness. ;)
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 4
Autumn games of star wars
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6 of 19 people (32%) found this review helpful
11.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
Best Starcraft game ever
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13.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 18
One of the better action-based Star Wars games.

Not as good of stoyline as KOTOR, but still decent, as it is an older game no so based on story as that specific RPG.

85/100
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6.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 4
how do u go to multiplayer...
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12.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 5
The Singleplayer? Awesome.

The Multiplayer? Awesome.

Buy this game.
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33.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 17
I would recommend this game to anyone who enjoys Star Wars, melee fights, and FPS. Jedi Academy is an excellent mix of all these genres, with it's own smooth storyline and unique gameplay. The graphics may not be the best, but the game is definitely worth the buy. I am a Star Wars geek, and love everything about the theme. Jedi Academy was something I had high expectations for, and it definitely passed the test. Great lightsaber combat, semi-realistic gameplay, and over all, just a masterpiece in gaming.
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7.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 19
I remember watching Empire Strikes Back when I was seven and couln't get over how amazing it was. So much so that when my neighbor's RV blew up it didn't phase me. Fourteen years later I decided to rekindle my love for Star Wars and never looked back. Anyway I loved playing Jedi Outcast as a kid and throughly enjoyed this title. If you love nostolgia and Star Wars, then this is the game for you. 10/10
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18.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 7
Great game for its time!
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10.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 9
10/10 nostalgia trip. Plus tons of console commands/mods to spice it up.
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13.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 13
This is the best Star Wars game I have ever played. I absolutely love it. The replayability is not so great since it has the same story for the characters. I love this game so much. The story is nice and I love this game even though it is old.
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