Lego® Star Wars™: Tcs Trên App Store

PC, PlayStation 4/5, Xbox, Nintendo Switch; Warner BrosJourney through all nine movies in this gag-filled crowd-pleaser that even makes The Phantom Menace bearable


If you brought up children in the 2010s, the Lego đoạn phim games were probably as big a part of your family downtime as Pixar & Peppa Pig. From the original Lego Star Wars in 2005 to the wonderful Lego Marvel Super Heroes, the series has expertly followed the trends of blockbuster franchised entertainment, converting even the darkest moments of Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter into slapstick interactive diversions, as entertaining lớn parents as they were to children. What really marked the titles out, though, was their multiplayer, which provided a safe space for children lớn learn the fundaments of the action adventure genre in the company of their parents và siblings – from accurate jumping lớn puzzle solving lớn melee combat.

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Now a whole new generation will have that pleasure. Taking players on a mammoth journey through all nine of the movies, The Skywalker Saga treats each episode as a mini-adventure that closely follows the narrative of the film, adding extra sequences khổng lồ enhance the playability & puzzle-solving fun. You can take on the trilogies in any order, though you always have lớn start with the opening chapter, so you can’t just skip lớn The Empire Strikes Back without completing A New Hope.

Wherever you choose lớn begin, you get a breathless, often laugh-out-loud thrill ride, filled with the sorts of visual gags và slapstick asides that have made the series so hugely successful. Take a wrong turn in the Death Star và you’ll discover Stormtroopers doing a tai bỏ ra class; explore Cloud City & you’ll find where Lando Calrissian keeps his vast collection of fancy cloaks. It’s worth playing just for the excellent cinematics, which often nod slyly toward longstanding fan hâm mộ debates & talking points. The finale of The Force Awakens, for example, has a grief-stricken Chewbacca running to lớn embrace Leia, who appears set khổng lồ return his affection, only lớn leg it right past him & hug Rey. The “who shot first” controversy from the Mos Eisley cantina also gets a ridiculous new spin.


Beautifully constructed, brick by brick… Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. Photograph: Warner BrosEach world is beautifully constructed, taking advantage of the power nguồn of modern hardware. The battle at Maz Kanata’s castle takes place in the bright evening sun, with lens flare glinting off incoming fighter craft, while Coruscant provides a vast, vertigo-inducing metropolis of bustling streets & looming skyscrapers. The spaceships are designed khổng lồ resemble real-life Lego models và they’re so intricately built, it’s a pleasure just watching them swoop overhead.

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The episodes are light on puzzles, & you’re never going to be stuck for longer than a few minutes. It’s often about working out how to lớn use the special skills of each thành viên of your party; Rey can build gadgets such as gliders và net throwers, while Han Solo can analyse mechanical systems lớn trigger traps và explosions.

Combat is soft too. Your characters have generous health reserves & a mix of blasters, lightsabers & melee moves that crush most enemies with ease. There are slightly more demanding trùm cuối battles, including a long tussle with the trash compactor monster and a multi-stage showdown against Kylo Ren, but we’re not talking Elden Ring here. More advanced players will discover a gentle role-playing element: the different character classes all get skill trees, so you can xuất hiện up new abilities as you go, and there’s a full bộ system to lớn bring depth lớn fist và lightsaber fights. But if your kid just wants khổng lồ spam the attack button, the trò chơi isn’t going lớn punish them.

Difficulty has never really been the point, after all. These are games you just want khổng lồ experience and share, và it’s nice khổng lồ be carried along on a wave of silly japes và pinpoint-accurate references to lớn Star Wars lore. And even though each of the episodes can be completed in little over an hour, there are lots of open, explorable areas that reveal side quests & other hidden extras. Once you’re done, you can fly around the galaxy, landing on any of the planets you fancy. Obsessive fans will also want to collect all 380 different characters.

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is a well-made và highly entertaining addition lớn this long, long series. It’s not doing anything radically new with the recipe, but it doesn’t really need to – this is a game about nostalgia, not just for Star Wars but for the Lego games themselves. These games have always sought to conjure our favourite family movie franchises as we choose lớn remember them, shorn of all the boring, indulgent và problematic bits. My god, even The Phantom Menace is bearable here. For this feat alone, the game deserves the attention of fans and families throughout the galaxy.