Aspyr Media announced on Monday that it is now shipping Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, a role-playing game (RPG) set 4,000 years prior to the events depicted in the Star Wars movies. The game allows you to select one of nine customizable characters and travel between seven worlds, including some shown in the films, as you try to defeat the evil Sith. Along the way you can enlist up to two other characters to help you and even build your own lightsaber. Pricing will be US$49.99 when the game appears on store shelves by Oct. 1.
System requirements call for Mac OS X v10.3.4 or later, G4/G5 1GHz or faster, 256MB RAM, 4.2GB hard disk drive space, ATI Radeon 8500 or Nvidia GeForce 2MX or better 3D graphics with at least 32MB VRAM, and DVD drive.