One Man Spent Four Years Making A Homage To The Video Game Tie Fighter

By now, you'll have surely seen that sweet Tie Fighter clip done in an anime style. What I don't think is getting enough attention, though, is just how much the short owes to Lucasarts' 1994 video game Tie Fighter. » 3/24/15 8:21pm Tuesday 8:21pm

Tie Fighter: The Kotaku Review

Here's an entirely plausible scenario: you are a human who enjoys video games, owns a PC and likes Star Wars. You've heard forever that Tie Fighter is something you should play, but a combination of necessary fiddling and the fact you couldn't actually buy it anywhere mean that you've never tried it yourself. » 10/29/14 9:00pm 10/29/14 9:00pm

X-Wing, Tie Fighter Are FINALLY Getting Re-Releases [Update: Out Now]

Jeez, it only took decades, but two of the finest space combat games - not to mention best Star Wars games - of all time are about to get a re-release. » 10/28/14 4:45pm 10/28/14 4:45pm

How The Sounds Of Star Wars Were Made

Whether it's playing X-Wing or Tie Fighter, Super Star Wars or Jedi Knight, one of the defining experiences of the world's favourite fictional universe - including, you know, watching the movies - is defined by its sound effects. » 12/15/10 12:30am 12/15/10 12:30am

Weekend Reader: The Themes of 9/11, and After, in TIE Fighter

TIE Fighter was released in 1994, a time in which serving as the instrument of an oppressive, corrupt government against insurgent forces didn't raise the kind of uncomfortable questions such a game would after Sept. 11, 2001. » 8/15/09 2:00pm 8/15/09 2:00pm