Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1982) Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is a scrolling shooter video gamewritten by Rex Bradford for the Atari 2600 and published by Parker Brothers in 1982. It was the first licensed Star Wars video game. Release Date:1982Genre:Scrolling shooterDeveloped By:Parker BrothersPublisher:Parker Brothers Latest News See All News No items found. Latest Images See All Images No items found. Latest Videos See All Videos No items found.