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Star Wars: Jedi Knight - Dark Forces II (1997)

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You play as Kyle Katarn, a mercenary whose skills progress into becoming a Jedi knight, to stop a team of dark Jedis from taking the valley of the Jedi's power.


Scott Ewers


Justin Chin, Garry M. Gaber (additional story)
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Cast overview:
Jason Court Jason Court ... Kyle Katarn
Angela Harry ... Jan Ors
Christopher Neame ... Jerec
Bennet Guillory ... Qu Rahn (as Bennett Gilory)
Valerie Wildman ... Sariss
Time Winters ... Boc
Morgan Hunter Morgan Hunter ... Maw
Denny Delk Denny Delk ... Pic / 8t88 (voice)
Rafer Weigel Rafer Weigel ... Yun
Jacob Witkin Jacob Witkin ... Morgan Katarn
Daniel Bloom Daniel Bloom ... Bounty Hunter 1
Dylan Haggerty Dylan Haggerty ... Bounty Hunter 2
Roger Jackson ... Rodian / Computer (voice) (as Roger L. Jackson)

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You play as Kyle Katarn, a mercenary whose skills progress into becoming a Jedi knight, to stop a team of dark Jedis from taking the valley of the Jedi's power.

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The player can determine which side of the Force that Kyle Katarn will eventually join by whether he kills innocent bystanders and harmless droids and how much of the light and dark side Force powers he uses. A "Morality scale" on the Force powers screen shows which side of the Force Kyle is resting on and he will automatically join that side at the end of the 14th level (where he fights Maw), after which he will only be able to use the Force powers of that side (Healing, Persuasion, Blinding, Absorb and Protection for the light side, Throw, Grip, Lightening, Destruction and Deadly Sight for the dark side). Regardless of which side Kyle joins, the player must still go through the same levels and defeat Jerec in the end. The only difference is, if he joins the dark side, Kyle fights Yun again instead of Sariss. Also, when Kyle joins the dark side, his mentor Rahn (a ghost) disowns him and stops giving introductory speeches at the beginning of the levels where Kyle fights Jerec's Dark Jedi henchmen (and ultimately Jerec himself). See more »


After the player confronts Gorc and Pic, the droid 8t88 is standing in a different position with the right arm removed (shot off by Katarn early on, but was shown that it had been replaced). See more »


[after Kyle kills Maw in anger, Jerec and his gang appear with Jan, who they've taken prisoner]
Jerec: Excellent, Katarn. You've started your journey to the dark side. But that is not enough!
[he throws Jan to the ground]
Jan Ors: Looks like I can't bail you out of trouble this time.
Jerec: Strike her down, and realize your true destiny as a Dark Jedi, your true power!
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Crazy Credits

"Gorc - As Himself'". Gorc is an entirely computer generated character and doesn't speak. See more »


Followed by Star Wars: Jedi Knight - Mysteries of the Sith (1998) See more »

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This one had me hooked for days
18 October 2001 | by DockelektroSee all my reviews

Exciting, epic, well-made, vertiginous... all these words are little to describe the triumph of this game. Featuring all too advanced display rates and graphics to the year it was made, this game is as crackingly good as the movies can be. For the first time we are able to use lightsabers and force powers, and this, combined with incredible environments, fluid graphics and a great storyline (the way we play is gonna influence the end of the game) makes this a winner in all aspects. Not only the best game of 1997, but also one of the best ever made by Lucasarts. Let's hope Jedi Outcast is even better.

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Release Date:

9 October 1997 (USA) See more »

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