Logo Appreciation: Jedi Outcast

A rabbit trail of events had me looking up the logo for Jedi Outcast this week. After looking at it, I saw a simple design element that has escaped my attention since it was first revealed back in 2002.

The initials for the game’s title, “JKO”, are in full display in the middle of the logo! The left lightsaber is “J”, the right one “K”, and they’re encircled by an “O”. The two saber blades symbolize that this is the second Jedi Knight game. I don’t know how I missed that for all these years, but there it is. Just goes to prove that good design can stand the test of time, I guess.

That is, if people notice it…