Set in between Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), Shadows of the Empire centers around smuggler Dash Rendar as he fights to save Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia from the clutches of the Galactic Empire. From the Battle of Hoth to the desolate deserts of Tatooine, Shadows of the Empire follows Dash Rendar and his fight to save the Rebels from the desolate hands of the Empire.
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wanted to take a break from developing Star Wars games, so he first envisioned Shadows of the Empire as a western. The team had already started experimenting with some early 3D concepts, until Nintendo approached LucasArts about a Star Wars games for their upcoming Nintendo 64 platform. See more
is credited as: "Never Actively Tried to Sabotage the Project Tim Schafer, The Racoon King" See more
The N64 and PC version differ greatly. The PC version has sharper and smoother gameplay graphics (using a 3D card) than the N64 version. The PC version and N64 version have slightly different cutscenes, that being the PC version has full-motion cinematic cutscenes with sound effects and voices, while the N64 version just has drawn sketches with text at the bottom of the screen. Plus, during gameplay, where in the N64 version you had to read what the characters were saying to you, the PC version has voices. See more
Excerpt from 'Departure of Boba Fett'
(from Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Written by John Williams
Used for the stage "Gall Space Port" See more
20 December 1996 (USA)
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Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire
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