Star Wars: Tie Fighter is a space flight and space combat simulator game released in 1994 by LucasArts (or Lucasfilm Games if you prefer).
The game is the sequel to Star Wars X-Wing. It was designed by Totally games, and released by LucasArts. The game was incredibly well received, and was given countless awards. In 2010, IGN called it the “best Star Wars game ever made”. It was released for DOS, Mac OS, Microsoft Windows, and Linux.
The plot of the game takes place within the established Star Wars universe, after the Empire's victory on Hoth in The Empire Strikes Back. There are 7 campaigns, and over 50 missions. The player flies crafts from the Tie Fighter to the quicker Tie Intercepter to the heavily powered Tie Advanced. Enemies on these missions are anyone from the Rebel Alliance to pirates and traitorous Imperial Forces.
Tie Fighter is an intricately crafted game. It's a magnificent spaceflight/space combat sim. The graphics are beautiful for its time, and Star War's John William's soundtrack is right there for the ride with you. The game also has an excellent story. If you want to experience Star Wars in a slightly more interactive way than just watching the movies, this game is one of your best bets.