Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is a third-person/ first-person shooter game first released in 2003. The game takes place in the Star Wars universe and players assume the character of Jaden Korr, one of the students at the Jedi Academy. In the game, Jaden must complete missions set by Luke Skywalker and Kyle Katarn. A Dark Jedi is one of the main focuses in the game and at a certain point, players can choose to play for the dark side. The game has two possible outcomes. If the player chooses to remain in the light side, the mission is to prevent the resurrection of a half-breed Sith Lord named Marka Ragnos. If the dark side is chosen, the player must Ragnos’ scepter inside the tomb.
The game focuses heavily on lightsaber combat. Players can customize their own lightsaber by choosing one of the available hilts and one of the five colors of blades. There are also different types of lightsabers including a single saber, double saber, or a saber staff. Each of the lightsabers has its own advantages and unique moves.
Other features of the game are the following:
• Single player and multiplayer mode
• Linear missions and user-selected missions
• Customizable character