May the Fourth has already come and gone, but if you're a fellow Star Wars fan, is there ever really a bad time to indulge in games paying homage to that galaxy far, far away? That's right: the correct answer is no! The good news is there are offerings aplenty to satiate your Star Wars game cravings right at your fingertips. Whether you're into pinball and pew-pew or epic quests and resource management, we promise you'll find something to suit your needs in this rundown of the best Star Wars games the App Store has to offer.
May the Fourth be with you! That's what you'll be saying in two days, so we've got a heaping helping of Star Wars apps to slake your thirst to revisit George Lucas' realms. And if you don't care for a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away gaming, then we've got quite a few other options for you. So let's dive in.
Ask any game critic to name the most important or influential games of the past decade, and odds are they’ll bring up Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. First released for Xbox and PC in 2003 (and again for Mac the following year), KOTOR instantly became one of the most revered games of its generation, delivering a sprawling, original role-playing epic set thousands of years before the events of the Star Wars films. It helped raise the bar for player choice in RPGs and bolstered fans’ flagging faith in Star Wars — and now, 10 years later, it’s fully playable on iPad.