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Beat Saber is the new hype VR game

Beat Saber is the new hype VR game

This week the folks at Hyperbolic Magnetism are probably pretty pumped up about all the press they're getting for Beat Saber. They first started development for this game back in 2016, and between then and now it's been tested by hundreds of users. In its first couple weeks on the Steam VR store and Oculus Store, Beat Saber's become a sort of shock hit.

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Lando movie rumor not true (from a certain point of view)

Lando movie rumor not true (from a certain point of view)

Rumor started this morning of a Lando Calrissian movie as foretold by Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy. It was misquoted, as noted and re-noted by the source for the material. But the hype is real, and the reaction to the possibility of such a film is no surprise to us, no surprise at all.

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Millennium Falcon-inspired Nissan Rogue Has it where it counts kid

Millennium Falcon-inspired Nissan Rogue Has it where it counts kid

Nissan has a history of making Star Wars themed show cars to celebrate the launch of new Star Wars flicks. It's made a Rogue One version of the Rogue that fans could buy in the past. With the next film in the Star Wars universe, "Solo: A Star Wars Story" landing soon, Nissan has a new Star Wars-themed vehicle to show off.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2: Han Solo Season with Jabba’s Palace arrives May 16

Star Wars Battlefront 2: Han Solo Season with Jabba’s Palace arrives May 16

Electronic Arts and DICE are gearing up to launch Han Solo Season for Star Wars Battlefront 2, the game that faced a massive boycott and drew political attention to loot boxes last year. The company has since eliminated many of the unwanted elements it tried to pass onto gamers, leading some to finally buy a copy of the game. If you're counted among them, brace yourself: an update later this month will bring Jabba's Palace.

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Tour the LEGO Solo movie Millennium Falcon with Lando (and SlashGear)

Tour the LEGO Solo movie Millennium Falcon with Lando (and SlashGear)

The newest Millennium Falcon LEGO set is here, and we're going down its hallways in detail. This is the Falcon as it existed in one of its earliest forms - the earliest we've yet seen it. This was back when Lando Calrissian owned the ship and the ship - man - it was clean. So clean it almost breaks the "used future" Science Fiction George Lucas originally pierced our collective consciousness with in A New Hope.

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Star Wars’ Solo: Lando Toys Roundup (AKA Scoundrel Time)

Star Wars’ Solo: Lando Toys Roundup (AKA Scoundrel Time)

Today we're having a peek at a collection of Lando Calrissian toys from the film Solo: A Star Wars Story. This is the first in a set of three films, all centered on the coolest outlaws in the classic film series. What we're looking at today is the expression - that one, singular expression - through which actor Donald Glover's projected the soul of Lando, a role originally commanded by Billy Dee Williams.

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Star Wars: Jedi Challenges adds head-to-head lightsaber duels

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges adds head-to-head lightsaber duels

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges is getting the mode fans of the movies have been desperate for, with Lightsaber Versus Mode allowing two AR headset wearers to battle each other. The update, released today somewhat fittingly on May 4th, is the first time two lightsaber-wielding participants have been able to battle in augmented reality.

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Star Wars Resistance animated show arrives on Disney Channel this fall

Star Wars Resistance animated show arrives on Disney Channel this fall

Disney has announced plans to launch an animated Star Wars series called Star Wars Resistance this fall. The show is "anime-inspired," according to the company, and set before The Force Awakens. Production is now underway, and the series is ultimately set to premiere on Disney Channel in the United States. Other regions will get access to Resistance soon after.

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Star Wars Holochess comes to iPhone

Star Wars Holochess comes to iPhone

All iPhone devices able to run ARKit can now play Holochess from the Star Wars universe. This is the game most famously played onboard the Millennium Falcon by R2-D2 and Chewbacca - but it also appeared in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and in analog format in Rogue One. Now, thanks to Lenovo, we're able to play anywhere.

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Battlefront 2 in-game purchases are coming back: Here’s the lowdown

Battlefront 2 in-game purchases are coming back: Here’s the lowdown

Electronic Arts has revealed that microtransactions will soon be coming back to Star Wars: Battlefront 2. Of course, we knew this day was coming, as EA and DICE have stated their intention to bring in-game purchases back from the day they were removed, but now we have a date for their return. Fortunately, when they come back, they'll look a lot different than they did when the game first launched.

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All Star Wars: Solo’s LEGO sets revealed in full

All Star Wars: Solo’s LEGO sets revealed in full

Details for the full first wave of LEGO Star Wars: Solo sets are here. It's time to peruse the collection from top to bottom. Every set from Chewbacca to an Imperial Patrol Battle Pack. Ever set from a new Imperial TIE Fighter to the Kessel Run Millennium Falcon. We've got the whole shebang right here, right this minute.

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Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer hints at a heist gone wrong

Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer hints at a heist gone wrong

Like it or not, a solo Solo movie is coming next month. While few will argue that Harrison Ford’s character is one of the franchise’s most iconic, some still debate whether Han Solo is big to get an origin story movie of his own. Regardless, fans will probably gobble every bit of (new) canon info they can get to piece together the pieces of what made Han Solo the colorful, almost enigmatic, swashbuckling rogue he was by the time of Episode IV.

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