Parents' Guide to

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

By Jeremy Gieske, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Lacks the Force of other Star Wars games.

Game PlayStation 2, Xbox 2005
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 5+


great minor violence no blood or gore
age 17+

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (7):

It's clear how this game helps to promote the related movie: The game features a full 12 minutes of movie footage that you won't find in any movie trailers. And it is a quality production: Sharp graphics make players feel like they're characters in the movie. The sound is provided by Skywalker Sound, which provides sound effects in the movie (though true fans will find the voices of Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi annoying since they are not the voices of the actors from the movie). However, gameplay is average at best.

Battles are repetitive, and even the most complex moves are fairly easy to execute. It takes only solid control of one or two buttons and a few hours of playing before you feel you have mastered the game. Slightly more appealing is duel mode, in which you can set up dream duels with such popular characters as Yoda and Darth Vader. The light saber battles in the two-player mode are scored in rounds, with the winner moving on and unlocking additional players that can be used for future battles.

Game Details

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