The relationship of the Star Wars film saga with the world of video games has always been very close. The universe created by George Lucas has served as a stage for more than twenty games since the time of Atari 2600 with the adaptation of The Empire Strikes Back in 1982. One of the most emblematic scenes of that film, the battle of the frozen planet Hoth , He was the protagonist of that first release, and it remains an essential scenario in titles as recent as Star Wars: Battlefront 2.
The Battle of Hoth, which was a turning point for the visual effects industry in the cinema, it became one of the favorite moments for fans, who have been able to participate in it in more than 20 different video games in the last 39 years. Now, a video posted on YouTube by The Game Show reviews all the appearances of this frozen planet in video games, including arcade versions of the recreation rooms.
From Star Wars we can follow the technical evolution from different gaming platforms during 4 decades of electronic entertainment, which is practically a review of the history of video games, with games as relevant as Star Wars Arcade: The Empire Strikes Back, Super Empire Strikes Back, Rebel Assault, Rogue Squadron, the first Battlefront or the spectacular recreational Battle Pod. If we talk about Hoth, we also have to talk about the AT-AT, the huge and armored imperial walkers, who are not only usually the target to defeat these levels, we will also see them, and we will pilot, in the next Jedi Star Wars: Fallen Order, as we have seen in his recent 25 minutes of video gameplay.