Star Wars Trilogy Arcade is an arcade game. Subsidiary and released in 1998. It is a 3D rail shooter. Based on the original trilogy. Films, released alongside their special editions.The player battles TIE fighters in the mission recalling the final battle in Return of the Jedi. The gameplay has two main themes: three missions that reenact key scenes from the original Star Wars film trilogy, plus a final unlockable mission; and two boss battles against Darth Vader and Boba Fett.
Normal gameplay involves the player moving a crosshair. Around the screen using a joystick. And pressing the fire button atop the joystick to shoot. A "special event" button lights at certain points of the game and when pressed, triggers an event to happen onscreen. The player selects which film's mission to play first and each mission has three parts.The mission from A New Hope. Reenacts the final space battle at Yavin.
With Luke Skywalker piloting an X-wing. The second part of the mission involves flying along the Death Star. S surface, shooting TIE fighters and XX-9 heavy turbolaser turret guns, and confronting Darth Vader. The third part of the mission pits the player within the battle station's trench, using proton torpedoes aimed at the exhaust port to destroy the Death Star. Mission reenacts the film's opening battle on Hoth.The first part of the mission involves shooting AT-ST. Walkers and probe droids, and helping other snowspeeders to take down the giant AT-AT. The second part of the mission reenacts the escape from Hoth, running through corridors of the rebel base, shooting Snow Troopers. While traveling to the Millennium Falcon.
The third part of the mission takes place in the hangar, again shooting snowtroopers and one last wampa before escaping. The Return of the Jedi. Mission begins with a reenactment of the speeder bike.From the film, where the player must shoot scout troopers on their own speeder bikes. The second part of the stage has the player moving towards the Empire's base on Endor, shooting any enemies on the way. In the third part of the mission, the player must rapidly fire a blaster at an AT-ST walker. The game's final mission, which is unlocked after clearing the other three missions, directs the player as Wedge Antilles. First engaging TIE Interceptors while the Rebel and Imperial fleets clash, then flying through the second Death Star's reactor shaft to reach the reactor.
Two boss stages are accessed immediately after beating the conventional missions, although the player is not required to win either to finish the game. In both stages, the player controls Luke Skywalker wielding a lightsaber. In the first boss battle, after clearing two missions, the player has to reflect Boba Fett. Shots back at him, in order to knock Fett into the Sarlacc.The second, after clearing all three missions, involves the player dueling Darth Vader. On the second Death Star.