Star Wars is an action game based on the 1977 film of the same name. It was released by Victor Interactive Software for the Family Computer in Japan on November 15, 1991 and by JVC for the Nintendo Entertainment System in North America in November 1991 and in Europe on March 26, 1992. An official mail order "Hint Book" was available for the game upon its release. The Game Boy port was developed by NMS Software and published by Capcom and released less than a year later in 1992. A Master System version was also released. The game was followed by a sequel, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.