2003 - Present
Exactly nine years ago - on September 17th 2003 - Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy was first released. at the risk of using a cliché, it's been a hell of a ride since. This is what Wikipedia has to say on it:
Jedi Academy was released in September 2003 and received positive reviews, achieving an 81% aggregate score. In September 2009, the game was re-released along with its 3 predecessors through Steam and Direct2Drive.
Here's to several more years to come.