Star Wars gave us a huge number of computer and mobile games, entertaining applications, and if we combine all projects for PCs, consoles and mobile phones, we will get more than one hundred. The same goes for genres – a variety of ideas and concepts implemented in the style of Star Wars – from Battlefield to Angry Birds. Some came out successful, some not very, and a few even became recognized masterpieces. So, we present to your attention 15 Best star wars apps for Android & iOS 2017. Read and choose the best!
Entertainment applications based on Star Wars
Star Wars: Card Trader
The well-known Star Wars franchise does not think to give up positions. Not so long ago, there was a mobile application Star Wars: Card Trader, which brings users to the process of collecting Star Wars cards.
Star Wars Card Trader is a new application for iOS and Android OS, allowing you to exchange, buy, and simply store collectible cards based on the famous universe of George Lucas. The cards in the application are digital copies of collectible souvenirs, issued since 1977, when the fourth episode of the movie Star Wars appeared. Cards issued for the seventh episode are also available in the appendix. To buy items of exchange, you will need to spend special “loans.”
At the start, you get 25 000 credits, which is enough to purchase several sets of cards.
You can earn additional credits by looking through advertising, although developers will gladly accept real cash from you in exchange for virtual money and not less virtual cards. As you can see, attempts to make money on a popular franchise do not stop, and for this all means are good.
In total this application offers you about 1000 cards devoted to Star Wars characters of different series and time periods. The cards will be marked with certain colors depending on the degree of their rarity, and the so-called legendary cards are placed in a separate category.
Sets of cards with the largest content of rare maps, of course, will be the most expensive.
Non-subscribers can register in a trial mode for one month of a Star Wars Galaxies subscription. This allows you to access all the game modes and allows you to trade with other players. After the subscription expires, you lose the opportunity to receive monthly free cards but full access to the game content remains.
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Star Wars Studio FX App
The company Hasbro has released an application with which you can animate your favorite Star Wars characters. Feel yourself in the role of director, creating your own film with impressive special effects.
The process of creating a video is as follows:
- Prepare scenery: for this, use any technique and game sets Star Wars.
- Open the application, select the desired special effect, and start recording.
- In a few seconds, the toys will come to life and the battle between good and evil will begin.
- Save the video to your device and view it later.
Also, thanks to this application, you can control the toy Imperial Rapid Shooter. All you need to do is to connect the toy to the application using Bluetooth. Next, you can manage the robot’s actions via the mobile application’s interface. You can move the toy, turn its head, make it shoot darts, control the light and sound effects of the robot’s tools.
So, this is a great application for creating video clips, adding visual and sound effects.
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Star Wars Scene Maker
A new simulator shooting of “Star Wars” was created and called Star Wars Scene Maker.
Studio Disney has developed a new application that permits you to feel like a director, shooting scenes from the original trilogy of “Star Wars”. This application is affordable for free to iPad owners.
The program contains three-dimensional models of heroes, techniques, and environments from the films “New Hope”, “The Empire Strikes Back”, and “Return of the Jedi.” Free from Star Wars Scene Maker is the Battle for Endor from the sixth episode. Fighting of fighters in the trenches of the Death Star and a duel in the Cloud City from the fourth and fifth episodes are bought for some peer Dialogues are a little while but the music is from all six films.
Any user can feel like a young George Lucas, placing mobile virtual cameras in 3D environments. It is possible to shoot what is happening from a place, with movement, and in pursuit. In the free kit, you can work with Khan Solo, C3P0, extras-stormtroopers, stepping combat imperial car, and extras from the crowd.
Solo reads his dialogue from the film himself: but you may also record improvised replicas for stormtroopers! Star Wars Scene Maker will automatically filter them and make them authentically indecipherable. Then we shout “action!” And let the walking robot go. The battle is removed from different angles: there are large, general, and medium plans.
Having successfully shot a double, you can add to it the yellow titles of your own composition creeping into the icy infinity of the cosmos. After post-production, the material is immediately posted on YouTube and Facebook.
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Star Wars by Disney
After the fans of Star Wars celebrated the premiere of the new part, Disney did not forget about the users of smartphones. An interactive application that was prepared with the idea of the Android system and iOS and this provision is mandatory for everyone who loves Star Wars!
A small bonus, which pleases the eyes immediately from the main interface of the program – at the top of the screen, there is a weather widget showing the temperature.
The application automatically adapts to it a planet from the world of Star Wars, which resembles the climate that currently accompanies us outside the window. When you click on the widget, we can find out the weather for the next few days. All this is accompanied by light and the landscape of the planet, which moves along with the movement of our hand, in which we hold the smartphone.
Another small gadget is a countdown timer for the selected event. Clicking it, we can determine the event that should take place.
Over the counter, we find the dates of events related to Star Wars. A little bit later, we find also links to stellar news and a review of the latest clips related to the saga.
Topical stickers and voiceovers
The first tab, which we will find under the links to news and video is “gifs + emojis”. Here we find, by the way, emoticons. They are the same as on Facebook, stickers are with war heroes. They were prepared specifically on the occasion of the premiere of the new part of the film. In this part of the application, we can send a gif to friends.
This is not the end of entertainment. The app offers a soundbar with sounds and lyrics that we know from previous parts of Star Wars. The board with sound buttons is divided into three categories. The first two are quotes and effects. In the last section, we can compose our own track, mixing any sounds from previous departments.
Next, find the photo editor for a selfie. On recent photos, you will see your face registered in the world of Star Wars. We may be accompanied by our favorite heroes, the characteristics of the background and clothing. Of course, not without lightsabers.
Of course, it’s also worth mentioning a mini-game called Force Trainer, which is an integral part of this application. When moving the phone, we can protect ourselves from missiles that fly in our direction. The game uses a camera built into our smartphone. This is a good training for agility and it just cheers up.
However, this is not the end of entertainment related to the expanded reality. If we see somewhere posters Star Wars, it’s worth taking them to the camera in the smartphone. This will open three-dimensional models of characters that will appear on the screen, creating the illusion of their presence in the real world.
Disney was, as always, on top. An application supporting the promotion of a new part of the film is a find for every fan, who in recent years has been eagerly awaiting the Awakening of the Force. If you like Star Wars, be sure to download this app for free.
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BB-8 App Enabled Droid
BB-8 App Enabled Droid is a program with which you can remotely control the character of “Star Wars: Awakening Force” – an interactive toy Droid BB-8.
The characters of all the episodes of the “Star Wars” were so bright that they began to live in the imagination of fans with their own lives. The world of “Star Wars” is an integral part of people’s real life, and toys created based on the cosmic saga took a special place in the hearts of both adults and children’s toys. Thanks to modern technology, it has now become possible to bring a part of the Star Wars into each house.
Developers of this application have achieved the goal – the effect of the real presence of the Droid BB-8. Meet – Droid BB-8: playful, intelligent, curious, and completely special. Unique character traits and the appearance of the Robot radiate a radiance around themselves immediately after awakening. Droid is able to test – demonstrate – the whole spectrum of humanoid emotions. Together with your own Droid, you can now explore the Star Wars Galaxy. You should not be afraid of anything: BB-8 Droid is not just a toy – it’s a real friend.
- The Droid toy charges remotely from inductive charging.
- The Droid connects to a smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth.
- The case of the toy is polycarbonate: a material that is able to protect the Droid from water, when falling and against the Dark Forces.
How to drive a droid?
Manage the BB-8 with gestures on the screen of a smartphone or tablet. Droid follows every graphic indication on the screen, even slight fluctuations of the user’s finger. To open the full potential of the Droid, you need to open the corresponding function in the toolbar of the program.
The Droid can exist in offline mode. In autopilot mode, Droid explores the environment. “Look with me” – this function allows the player along with a mechanical friend to watch “Star Wars” movies, and get the Robot feedback in the form of emotion. Hologram messages are what makes BB-8 special: create video messages – BB-8 will turn them into hologram messages.
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Star Wars Force Band
Star Wars Force band by Sphero is an application for a bracelet on the wrist, along with which you will feel the power of the Jedi Knight.
Force band has a design in the style of the famous cinematic saga “Star Wars”, and is designed to control the robot toy Sphero BB-8 Star Wars Droid. Control is carried out by gestures for a maximum distance of up to 25 meters. One of the modes of the bracelet is responsible for the movement of the Droid, which you can push, pull, and move with one hand only. The recognition of gestures is done with gyroscope and accelerometer gauges. Moreover, you will be able to improve your light sword skills by responding to signals from the BB-8 in the “Force Training” mode. In the “Combat Training” mode, you can include your imagination to use a blaster, light sword, or skills of hidden power. In the “Strengthening Force” mode, you can find hidden sources of power in the real world, and collect them using the smartphone application.
The connection to Force band by Sphero is via Bluetooth Smart 4.0 wireless connection and the free Star Wars Force Band by Sphero application, available both on the App Store and on Google Play. Built-in battery lasts up to 60 minutes of continuous use of the bracelet, and having the supplied USB cable will allow you to charge the bracelet in the shortest time and continue the adventure. What is most interesting, with the Force band bracelet, you can control not only the BB-8 but also other robotic toys from Sphero.
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Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes
Star Wars TM: Galaxy of Heroes – is a new chapter in the eternal confrontation of the Light and Dark sides of power, the opposition of the Jedi and Sith, the opposition of the Empire and the Resistance. Take part in dozens of legendary battles of the epic saga! You will face the battles on Hoth, Tatooine, Coruscant, and in many other corners of the Galaxy in which you can use Yoda, Darth Vader, Khan Solo, Chewbacca, Jedi, Sith, stormtroopers, droids, Ewoks… in general, almost any characters. Collect a unit of your favorite heroes, use their unique skills and return the balance to the Force or turn everything into Darkness – the choice is yours!
However, not all at once – in order to become a true master of the Jedi or Sith Lord, you will first have to develop your tactical skills because the game is a step-by-step tactical role-playing game, in which you need to manage a detachment of heroes, pump them, find out their outfits, and use unique skills and tactics in battles.
Performed in the spirit of classic tactical games, Star Wars TM: Galaxy of Heroes will amaze you with its depth and variety – hundreds of combinations of characters, their skills and equipment will allow you to find your unique style of play and become the best squad leader. Use fast Jedi, powerful droids, and hardy soldiers to cope with any enemies! Distract fire on yourself with Chewbacca, smash enemies Darth Vader, deceive opponents Khan Solo, cloud the eyes of rivals Obi-Wan Kenobi – the list of available actions can be continued for a long time! A convenient gaming system will allow you to gradually receive new and better characters every day, and the game will be played every time in a new way! Get ready for an epic confrontation in Star Wars TM: Galaxy of Heroes and find your side of the Force!
- Deep thoughtful and strategic RPG-battles, which require that players constantly collect and improve a large number of characters.
- A lot of different game modes, requiring the player to constantly improve all the characters.
- A complex and nonlinear character development system that forces players to spend many months improving characters.
- A rigid economic system that forces players to pass levels in all modes to optimize their progress.
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Angry Birds Star Wars
Angry Birds Star Wars – the continuation of a series of fascinating arcades, known to any owner of the mobile Android and iOS devices. The number of fans of this application is simply incalculable. Angry Birds Star Wars together with the characters offers to immerse in the atmosphere of the popular movie “Star Wars” and enjoy the gameplay.
The adventures of evil birds continue and they still fight with age-old enemies – pigs. This time they took the guise of the heroes of the popular motion picture, which of course added an additional attraction to the gameplay. The goal of the game remained the same. Your task is to use a slingshot to fire at pigs various kinds of birds and destroy the enemy as soon as possible.
Each bird has its own characteristics. For example, one of them during the flight can produce three shots from a laser weapon at the enemy, the other is capable of penetrating protective blocks. The management interface is very simple and it takes only a few minutes to master it.
- Over 80 game levels.
- A completely new game mechanics.
- Ability to raise the level of birds.
- A large number of bonus locations.
- Training mode.
The installation process also is simple. It occurs in an automatic mode and does not require any additional intervention and settings from the mobile user. The game will appeal to fans of the famous series, fans of logic tasks and puzzles, fans of arcades and gamers just wanting to have fun.
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Star Wars Battlefront Companion
On the occasion of the early release of the multiplayer shooter Star Wars: Battlefront in the EA Access system, Electronic Arts has released a companion mobile application called Star Wars Battlefront Companion.
With the help of this program, you can monitor the progress of your hero, see what awards you have already received, and what you can get in the near future. Also, the application allows you to see when, on what cards and in what modes your friends are playing. Finally, Star Wars Battlefront Companion will offer you a kind of game in the genre of Tower Defense, in which you can earn in-game currency, then to spend it in a “big” game. Electronic Arts emphasize that there are no microtransactions in the application. Let’s add that the Star Wars Battlefront Companion application is distributed on a completely free basis.
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LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga
The company Warner Brothers continues to release iOS and Android games from the LEGO series. Now the line has reached the universe of Star Wars, fans of which will definitely be pleased with the full port of the famous product of the recent past. All six episodes are in one shell – this is an endless struggle between Good and Evil, hours of gameplay, and tons of cubes.
The game provides an opportunity to participate in the events of every movie of the Star Saga, and the story line is as close to the original as possible. The animated mini-figures of the characters run on dozens of locations from the cubes of LEGO, from the Geonosian Coliseum (where the epic battle took place at the end of the “Attack of the Clones”) to the palace of Jabba the Hutt. Fights on light swords and shooting from blasters are combined with the decision of quests, many of which will cause difficulties even for the savviest gamers. After some time, however, you begin to get used to the local thinking: to break the automatic door, you need to move something, put it, then climb into the droid and go there…
Among other things, you will be given to drive on all kinds of vehicles. This greatly dilutes the usual gameplay: especially pleased the beginning of the fifth episode, where you need to fly on the snowspeeder’e and roll up the rope of the giant walkers feet. But the “Revenge of the Sith” begins with an epic space battle, full of special effects and drive.
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga is free, the first episode is available initially. The rest are opened through In-App Purchase, and the full set of levels will cost $ 11. Agree, not the biggest price for a few hours of fascinating gameplay. Add here a few mini-games and get entertainment, which for a long time will not want to come off. All the objects and figures that you met during your adventure, you can see in the gallery – an interesting bonus for these fans.
Graphics and sound do not differ from the version of the product for older platforms. Nevertheless, the optimization under the displays Retina performed mediocrely, well markedly low-resolution textures. Perhaps the developers wanted to achieve better performance on relatively old devices. The soundtrack of movies, cut scenes, and special effects by mobile standards deserve a higher score – there’s nothing to complain about.
We highly recommend LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga to all lovers of the intergalactic epic, who are not afraid of difficulties in the passage of quests. Here it is necessary not only to shoot and wave a laser stick but also to think with your head. For casual gamers, this situation may not be liked, although you can try the demo version.
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Star Wars Pinball
Great game Star Wars Pinball app is an interesting arcade game for the sophisticated user from world developer Zen Studios. At the head of the corner in this game is just an excellent and juicy picture, and together with quality game actions and adventures, and quality music, and comfortable buttons, we get a vigorous toy.
Star Wars Pinball is a game like 3D pinball, its theme is Star Wars. The player is provided with several playing tables having a different design. Almost all tables are designed for a certain character from the saga “Star Wars”. For example, the mercenary Boba Fett has his own playing table, in which case, the player throws the ball on the floor while falling into different bonus zones. Throughout the game, the character will in some way help in the game, he will shoot back from the stormtroopers.
It is worth noting that all the characters from the movie in the game are animated and made using 3D graphics. This feature makes the game more fun. In addition, there are gaming tables of such characters as Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, and others.
An important feature of this game is the original design of tables, in thematic music, and in unique effects on the theme of Star Wars.
This is an excellent pinball in the setting of the “Star Wars”. Prepare to meet your favorite heroes in painfully familiar locations and re-experience all the key plot points of the legendary saga. May the Force be with you!
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
The game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic by BioWare was rightfully considered one of the best titles dedicated to the world of “Star Wars” by George Lucas and his famous movie.
This game is distinguished not only by a large number of action and adventures, similar to the original films but also by a larger epic view of the entire universe, so thoroughly described in the Star Wars franchise.
The game takes you 4,000 years before Obi-Wan Kenobi first took the lightsaber. You find yourself on a board of a Republican spacecraft called Endar Spire and immediately get the task to save the troubled Jedi Knight Bastille. This task will be the first among the many adventure missions waiting for you in this game. You will have to master the art of the Jedi and visit the many planets that were only indirectly mentioned in the tapes of Lucas.
If you have already played the original version of Knights of the Old Republic, then the remake will not baffle you – menu screens, battle control, prompts, and dialog boxes look exactly the same as in the previous version. The same beginners who did not encounter this game but are familiar with Mass Effect will experience a light deja vu, as some moments of commonality are traced.
The greatest changes in the gameplay in the updated game occurred in the management of movements. To control your hero in various locations, which he gets during the game, you will use gestures. Swapping up and down you can move the character forward and backward, and horizontal movement will help him to turn from side to side, changing the angle of view.
This method of control is a kind of compromise between control with the mouse and keyboard, and also with the help of the traditional touchpad. We would like to note that the authors managed to implement such a method of management quite well, and after certain training, you will easily move along the corridors and escape from the patrols of the Sith.
As for the plot itself, it is close in idea and style to most modern RPGs. The game has a lot of completely voiced dialogues (including alien dialects) that animates the gameplay and gives realism to the game world. Battles are a mix of real-time strategy with turn-based. They, of course, use light swords, which produces an excellent visual impression. The graphics, of course, look a bit rustic, as in the current standards, but the gameplay tightens, and, at some point, you stop noticing the small angularity of the lines.
As a conclusion: this game is definitely worth to be downloaded and tested, despite the fact that it may seem a little expensive. If you are a fan of the classic RPG and the Star Wars saga, you definitely will not regret your choice.iOS version Android version back to menu ↑
Star Wars podcasts
Star Wars fans should definitely have this app on their device. The app contains more than 50 different shows and podcasts (including those related to the best-selling Star Wars) that you can listen to or download to your phone or tablet anywhere at any time.
The application is absolutely free, and for downloading a file, you need to connect to Wi-Fi.
You are waiting for tracks with fan-rock tracks Star Wars, characters of the animated Disney studio and much more.
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STAR WARS: FORCE COLLECTION
In this card strategy, the goal of the game will be the same as in other parts of Star Wars, or more specifically, your main goal is to create a team of menacing heroes, to find all the necessary drawings for creation a fleet, and enter into menacing battles for control of the galaxy. Of course, you can fight against your friends, figuring out who is more suitable for the main mission, to rise to the rank of the Jedi, which forms an important part of this game and narration in particular.
Particular attention should be paid to the opponents of which you will choose because if you get the dark side, do not forget that it is very strong and the chances of your success will tend to zero no matter how hard you try but still someone must fight!
Features of the strategy:
- A unique opportunity to collect cards from your favorite heroes and vehicles that unite all six episodes.
- The opportunity to develop and improve your cards, becoming unconquerable.
- Each card is unique, has its characteristics, attack capabilities and powers.
- You can cooperate and unite with other players to defeat powerful enemies.
- Set allies, which will solve global problems and receive all kinds of awards and rewards.
- Take part in the exciting adventures that happen on exotic planets and help meet other players from across the galaxy!
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The ever-growing popularity of Star Wars has spawned a host of light-sword simulators, which are in great demand among fans. The Great Lightsaber application is the best way to battle virtual laser swords with a smartphone.
The user of the application can create their own virtual versions of this space weapon or try to recreate the models used by the characters of “Star Wars”.
The constructor is simple. You need to choose the hilt of the sword, the color of the laser beam, the cosmic landscape as a background, the sound that the weapon will issue. The main dilemma is to decide on the side: light or darkness. Although this is more of an emotional detail. There is no practical sense in this choice.
“And what to do with this laser weapon?” – you ask. There are many options but the creators of Great Lightsaber assumed dueling battles over Bluetooth. The battles are spectacular and fun. During them, the smartphone produces characteristic sounds and sparkles with a flash. For the battle on swords, it is necessary not just to make certain movements that allow you to attack the enemy or defend against him so that the skills of fencing will come in handy. The user’s arsenal also has a non-contact strangulation technique and other authentic tricks. Download the application for free. Outstanding purchases can be interesting to outgoing fans.