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Disney finally made a retractable lightsaber that looks legit

1 month ago   |   By The Next Web

Even for the most casual Star War fans like myself, the dream of one day owning a lightsaber that actually, you know, looks like a lightsaber is extremely alluring. Sure, existing lightsabers might look close to the real thing when all lit up, but the magic is really in the retractable blade. Meanwhile, existing retractable lightsabers tend to be cheap plastic things. But it seems Disney has finally done it. Behold: Woah. That looks legit. Sure, maybe it looks a little better on video than in person; we won't know until we get our hands on one. But the essence of...
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Star Wars: Republic Commando Is Getting A Funko Pop!

Star Wars: Republic Commando Is Getting A Funko Pop!

1 month ago   |   By GameInformer

Will the real Bad Batch please stand up? Lucasfilm may have the Star Wars community singing the praises of The Bad Batch , the latest animated series to hit Disney+, but fans of the video game, Star Wars: Republic Commando, have the right to raise a slight stink. The character ensembles featured in the show and game are nearly identical, with both focusing on distinct class-based squads of clone troopers.
Lucasfilm has to know of the similarities between the two properties, and we hope a crossover is planned at some point. Seeing the Bad Batch exchange pleasantries or laser fire with Delta...
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Disney teases a 'real-life' Star Wars lightsaber: Shut up and take our money!

Disney teases a 'real-life' Star Wars lightsaber: Shut up and take our money!

1 month ago   |   By Pocket-lint

Disney has developed a real-life lightsaber and, of course, chose May the Fourth as the day to show it off and promote its impending release. The company has been teasing a lightsaber since April, and now, it's published a video showing the saber in action. It's not a flimsy toy. It's a retractable illuminated blade that beams outward from the hilt. The video is short, and the announcement provides no insight into how the saber works. But there are existing patent filings from Disney that suggest it works almost like a motorised tape measure, consisting of plastic and LED lights. The new...
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Disney officially unveils "real" Star Wars lightsaber

Disney officially unveils "real" Star Wars lightsaber

1 month ago   |   By GamesRadar

Disney released the first look at its "real" retractable lightsaber
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