Lego Star Wars (video game series)

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Lego Star Wars
Lego Star Wars logo with black background.png
Genres Action-adventure, platform
Developers Traveller's Tales, TT Fusion
Publishers LucasArts, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Feral Interactive
Platforms Game Boy Advance, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Mobile phone, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, GameCube, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360
Platform of origin Game Boy Advance, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox
First release Lego Star Wars: The Video Game
29 March 2005
Latest release Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens
28 June 2016

Lego Star Wars is a video game series based on the eponymous toy line created by the Lego Group based on the Star Wars movies.

History[edit]

  • Lego Star Wars: The Video Game (Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 2, Xbox) – Based on the Star Wars prequel trilogy, first released on 29 March 2005.
  • Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy (Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, OS X, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Xbox, Xbox 360) – Based on the Star Wars original trilogy, first released on 11 September 2006.
  • Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Android, iOS, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, OS X, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360) – Compilation of the first two games, first released on 6 November 2007.
  • Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars (Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, OS X, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, Xbox 360) – Based on the Star Wars: The Clone Wars film and animated series, first released on 22 March 2011.
  • Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (iOS, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, OS X, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One) – Based on the Star Wars: The Force Awakens film, first released on 28 June 2016.

Reception[edit]

Traveller's Tales president Jon Burton stated in a July 2008 interview with Variety that the series had collectively sold 15 million copies.[1] In May 2009, Wired reported combined sales of 20 million.[2] All the games were included in the Player's Choice, Platinum Hits, and Greatest Hits budget lines.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orry, James (8 July 2008). "LEGO Star Wars has sold 15 million units". VideoGamer.com. Retrieved 10 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "Lego and Star Wars Celebrate 10 Years Together!". Wired. 2 May 2009. Retrieved 18 February 2010. 

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