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Best of the trilogy,
This review is from: Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi - Nintendo Super NES (Video Game)
Super Return of the Jedi is an action-platformer that continues the quality of fun set by the last two games. It follows the movie's storyline pretty well, with nicely detailed renderings of familiar locations, five playable characters, and John Williams' memorable score. As a movie-to-game translation, it's definitely one of the strongest of the 16-bit era.
Special mention must be made of the Mode-7 pseudo-3D stages. With the limited technology available to programmers at the time, they were quite inventive in pulling off the Speeder Bike chase, Millennium Falcon battles, and the final run into the Death Star. There's a nice handful of these levels scattered throughout the game, which mixes things up a bit between the regular 2D stages.
So is the game hard? Overall no, but it's a decent challenge depending on the difficulty level. The final 'escape from the Death Star' level does prove to be quite tricky though, and there are better characters to use in some levels over others.
A must-have for all Star Wars fans. None of the 2D attempts on the Game Boy Advance have come close to the quality of these games.