Star Wars – Episode I – Racer

Genre: Racing
Release Year: 2000
Developer: LucasArts
Publisher: LucasArts
Age Rating: Everyone
Playability Status: Very good
Tested On: ,
Availability: ,

Star Wars Episode I may divide the opinion of Star Wars fans, but the fast and furious pod-racing scenes from the film remain a highlight. Of course, it didn’t take long before LucasArts gave us the chance to try our own hands at pod racing from the comfort of our games consoles.

Emulators tested

Demul (DirectX 10) – Menus are very smeared but legible. Game crashes when the pod racers line up on the starting grid.

Demul (DirectX 11) -Menus are very smeared but legible. HUD elements have graphical corruption but otherwise the game runs very well.

Makaron T12.7 – Untested.

Special configuration options

None required.

Percentage of game played

First two tracks.

Videos and screenshots

Coming soon.

Reviews and other information


Other versions

The game was also released for Nintendo 64 and Game Boy Colour consoles, as well as for Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh PCs. There’s a detailed guide to running the PC version here.

Did we get anything wrong?

Let us know in the comments if we missed anything or got anything wrong when testing this game.

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