I have found the perfect MMO
AN MMO WITH NO FEES!
Yeah, guild wars is awesome sweetness, I just played the 3 day beta, and it is schweet. AND it has NO MONTHLY FEES. Now, I've never played an MMO, but this is awesome. I lost track of time and was playing for 3 hours. FOR NO MONTHLY FEES
Vader's wife was very pregnant when she died 19 years ago. All of a sudden a 19 year old who is very strong in the force and has a distinct resembalance to him in his younger days rolls in from Vader's home planet with his old Master Obi-Wan (Who was the ONLY other person preset at the time his wife died. And to boot, the kid's last name is Skywalker.
So in answer to your question, he knew Luke was his son because his name is Darth Vader, and not Darth Retard.
-Forum post on why Vader knew Luke was his son.