Tagged: Star Wars The Force Awakens

Tippett to develop AR ‘HoloGrid: Monster Battle’ game with HappyGiant

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We were talking about Star Wars enthusiasts and their number of creations inspired from fictitious characters, but nothing could be more amusing than a video game on the same theme. Popular movie artist Phill Tippett, in collaboration with HappyGiant, has turned to Kickstarter to collect funds to develop an Augmented Reality game, HoloGrid: Monster Battle. The game is all about holographic chess game from Star Wars. Tippett aims to collect $100,000 from crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. Read More…

Life-sized BB-8 droid recognizes your voice commands, coming this fall for $180

Spin Maters BB-8 droid

It is undeniable that Angelo Casimiro’s homemade smartphone-controlled Star Wars BB-8 robot can be replicated, but we might see a purchasable BB-8 droid debut at the upcoming 2016 New York Toy Fair. Toronto-based toymaker Spin Master is speculated to come-up with a life-sized version BB-8 droid at the event. The 16-inch tall Star Wars toy will be pitted directly against the smartphone-controlled Sphero BB-8 droid which can also be gesture-controlled with Force Band wearable. However, it may not come with the option of being controlled with a smartphone, it will still be a treat to play around with, controlled with a remote control or voice commands.
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This Star Wars game turns your smartphone into a Lightsaber [w/Video]

Lightsaber Escape game

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is just a couple of away from epic release and it is the perfect time to introduce a game themed on one. Lightsaber Escape by Google is a fun game that turns your phone into a cool Lightsaber. The game is developed as a collaboration between Google, Disney, Lucasfilm and Industrial Light & Magic. You’ll be able to battle Stormtroopers right in your Chrome browser with your own smartphone turned into a Lightsaber weapon.
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Ultimate Star Wars Medley played on Millennium Falcon-themed piano

Player Piano Ultimate Star Wars Medley

Hugely anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie is coming to theaters this week, and it’s going to blow the charts I have a strong gut feel. Everything related to the Star Wars movie is selling like hot cakes in stores as well as on the internet. No wonder there are many creative DIY’s too that are themed around Star Wars franchise. Film composer and concert pianist Sonya Belousova and Flimmaker Tony Grey have composed the Ultimate Star Wars Melody they call “Player Piano” adding their own take on this celebration. And yes, don’t forget to notice the custom piano themed on the Millennium Falcon design.
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Verizon introduces Star Wars: The Force Awakens Google Cardboard

Star Wars The Force Awakens Google Cardboard

In a bid to promote the upcoming blockbuster movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Verizon Wireless has found a handy new tool. Google Cardboard themed in Star Wars theme. So why would Verizon promote a Star Wars movie? To directly prompt users to switch to their faster and reliable 4G LTE network. A promotion campaign that will bring a smile to the faces of Star Wars fans.
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BB-8 Rolling Luggage Suitcase is every Star Wars fan’s best travel companion

BB-8 Rolling Luggage suitcase

There is no denying, BB-8 – the droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens is everyone’s new favorite. While we have seen the BB-8 in many avatars including, a Jack ‘o’ Lantern, a smartphone-controlled toy and even a jet – here for the first time BB-8 is available in a rolling luggage suitcase avatar. Roll your luggage in the Star Wars memorabilia and leave all the passengers at the airport awestruck. The BB-8 rolling luggage bag comprises a durable molded casing with double-zip closure so you can carry your most personal of belongings in complete safety. Read More…

Alamo Drafthouse Star Wars-themed movie theater opens in Nebraska

Alamo Drafthouse Star Wars themed movie theater

The mecca for future Star Wars movies could be in the Midwest as Alamo Drafthouse cinema chain has revealed their Star Wars-themed movie theater in Omaha, Nebraska. The movie theater has been designed by Kansas City firm Dimensional Innovations. As you can very well imagine, making a Star Wars-themed cinema requires quite a lot of detailing to live up to the expectations of fans, and this architecture absolutely lives up to the levels required.

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Disney introduces irresistible Star Wars Millennium Falcon quadcopter and X-Wing drone

Disney introduces irresistible Millennium Falcon quadcopter and X-Wing drone by Air Hogs

As a part of the promotion for the upcoming Star Wars The Force Awakens movie, Disney reveled a set of remote controlled flying toys during live streaming event (Forced Friday) at the ongoing Fans Expo in Dallas. These flying warships created by Air Hogs caught everyone by surprise and it would be safe to say that they are going to be on your wish list soon.
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