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Offline Jesse James

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New Jedi Academy ScreenShots
« on: May 30, 2003, 12:28 AM »
http://www.lucasarts.com/products/jediacademy/

Check it out folks...  Lotsa fun for everyone!

While I'm disappointed to see a game that may not have improvements on blaster/ranged weapons, I still think the game looks sweet.

The screen of the docked ship at a Tatooine-Esque spaceport is VERY nice work.

Take note that the Jedi are wearing "Hoth Rebel" uniforms while on that cold weather planet...  Pretty nice attention to detail.
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Re: New Jedi Academy ScreenShots
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2003, 12:56 AM »
I've checked out that site before, and I can hardly wait for that game to come out.  I really wish it was coming to PS2, but I guess I could handle it on my PC.
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Re: New Jedi Academy ScreenShots
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2003, 02:36 AM »
I'm personally one to only do FPS's on PC...  That's my platform of choice for a few types of games (Strategy, FPS, Flight Sim)...  I do prefer consoles for racing and "arcade shooters" like Rogue Squadron's series though.

To me, the keyboard/mouse gives you and insane ammount of freedom and customizeability over what a console's controller offers for thhis type of game.  the need to have things come up at the touch of one button is great often times, especially in multi-play, so I think PC is the best route to go generally.
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Re: New Jedi Academy ScreenShots
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2003, 10:41 AM »
I like this one.  This is from online play:














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Re: New Jedi Academy ScreenShots
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2004, 07:48 PM »
I got this game a couple months ago for my Xbox, and I think it's a pretty good game.  It cannot be compared to KOTOR, because KOTOR blows this game away.  But, Jedi Academy is a very fun game to play.  I haven't played it for a while but it's worth picking up.  If you don't want to spend the $50 on it go rent it first.
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Re: New Jedi Academy ScreenShots
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2004, 04:33 PM »
I just finished playing jedi academy. it was a really good game and I will probably try it again on a harder level. good graphics, good sound, good story, pretty much everything one could ask for. makes me wish I could design a game, though.
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Re: New Jedi Academy ScreenShots
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2004, 05:22 PM »
If you have the PC version, and time/energy to figure out how, you can design your own levels, characters, weapons, storyline, cutscenes...  Pretty much everything.
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Re: New Jedi Academy ScreenShots
« Reply #7 on: February 9, 2004, 11:50 PM »
I got the game for Christmas, and I enjoyed the gameplay. I beat it twice, once as a good Jedi, and the other time as a Sith. The only thing I didn't like about JA was the endings. They stunk! (IMO) Other than that, I highly reccomend buying the game.

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Re: New Jedi Academy ScreenShots
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2004, 07:40 PM »
I still haven't played this in quite some time, mainly because I'm playing KOTOR a second time (much better game than Jedi Academy).
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Re: New Jedi Academy ScreenShots
« Reply #9 on: March 7, 2004, 03:33 AM »
I played Jedi Academy and it's a game 8-9 of 10. I prefer Jedi Outcast more.

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Re: New Jedi Academy ScreenShots
« Reply #10 on: March 7, 2004, 04:59 AM »
i dont think its fair to compaer academy to kotr cause they're pretty different. but if you want to go by which one you like better, kotor wins my vote. but academy is way fun.

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Re: New Jedi Academy
« Reply #11 on: December 1, 2011, 09:46 AM »
Was this game any good way back when?  Picked up a 3pack on clearance for $6 at Target the other day that has Jedi Academy, Jedi Outcast and Jedi Starfighter.  Played the Starfighter game back in the day on my ps2, but never played the first two games.   Kinda just forgot about them......until the other day.
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Re: New Jedi Academy ScreenShots
« Reply #12 on: December 1, 2011, 12:19 PM »
It's ok...  Jedi Outcast and Academy were interesting, but they never captured what Jedi Knight and Mysteries of the SIth had.  Their gaming engine, while visually weaker, was just better than JO and JA for some reason.  Had a bigger following.

JO and JA came along when consoles really took over the genre too...  While playing with a mouse/keyboard is incredibly faster, the games just fell prey to the X-Box taking over ultimately.

Like all LA stuff of the time, they felt a little rushed too...  Not as complete and epic as games like Dark Forces, Jedi Knight, X-Wing, TIE Fighter, or even X-Wing: Alliance (which was as rushed as it could be since it was never finished and still pushed out the door, but was still epic and high quality).

I'd say they're worth playing through because they give you a more complete story on Kyle Katarn, Jan Ors, and all that jazz.  JA is better than JO, if you ask me, but others feel the opposite on that.
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Re: New Jedi Academy ScreenShots
« Reply #13 on: December 1, 2011, 05:33 PM »
If you are a fan of Dark Force, then they are worth getting.  While the graphics are lacking by today's standards...they were great FPS games for their time.

I tend to play them on my laptop from time to time.
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Re: New Jedi Academy ScreenShots
« Reply #14 on: December 1, 2011, 06:00 PM »
Ya I'm not expecting anything ground breaking for 10 year old games.  I was just in no position at that time to buy a new PC so just kinda forgot about these 2 games all this time.   I remember playing Dark Forces and Jedi Knight back in the 90's so I'm familiar with the genre so it should be nice to delve back in there and see what's going on. 

Is JA a sequel to JO or which should I start with?
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