The motion-based controls of Kinect Star Wars shows just how far the franchise has come since the 8-bit action of The Empire Strikes Back on the Atari 2600 and Intellivision back in 1982. Which got us thinking - over the past 30 years, Star Wars has appeared not only in a great number of games, but in all kinds of game. From side-scrolling adventures, to first-person shooters to flight simulators, there's almost no genre that has not visited that galaxy far, far away...
The long awaited return of Master Chief to the Xbox 360 is now less than a week away, and the first reviews are starting to come in. The good news is that the critical response has been overwhelmingly positive, with plenty of praise for the way 343 Studios has picked up the reins from series creator, Bungie.