Walt Disney Imagineering built a real-life retractable lightsaber with a 3.28-foot plasma blade, and then Hacksmith decided to one up them by creating a strontium plasma lightsaber that burns at 4500°. Just on caveat: it does not have a 3.28-foot blade, although the strontium plasma blade is still powerful enough to roast marshmallows, duel with Darth Vader, and melting glass bottles.
You’ve seen a real-life Star Wars Podracer, now check out this ride-on Star Wars Landspeeder toy powered by a jet engine. Inventor Joel Creates decided that the 12-volt motors that the X-34 Landspeeder came with just aren’t powerful enough, so a small R/C jet engine was installed out back to give it a little more oomph…or not.
The Star Wars The Black Series Re-Armored Boba Fett Electronic Helmet can be worn or displayed and it’s being offered for just $87.49 shipped, today only, originally $124.99. Modeled after the helmet seen on Disney+’s streaming series The Mandalorian, it comes equipped with a flip-down rangefinder sporting flashing LED lights and an illuminated heads-up display. Product page.
There’s already a Darth Vader Camaro, but the Kiska APG-1 wasn’t intended to look like the Star Wars villain. This carbon fiber supercar appears to be based on the KTM X-Bow GTX, which is powered by an Audi-sourced 2.5L inline-five engine making 530 hp and 453 lb-ft of torque, plenty for what some might mistake as a Batmobile on the road.
If you’ve always wanted a Millennium Falcon home theater, this $14.9-million mansion in the Golden Oak neighborhood at Walt Disney World should do the trick. No expense was spared when building this home theater and the details most certainly reflect that, right down to the front windowed area where the auxiliary ship used to be.
It’s official, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords from developer Aspyr is hitting the Nintendo Switch on June 8th, priced at $15 USD. What makes this release really special is that all of the unfinished and unreleased content will be offered to owners of the Switch version as a free DLC at some time in the future.
Seagate Technology celebrates Star Wars Day by introducing three new collectible hard drives with designs inspired by Boba Fett, Grogu and The Mandalorian. Not just standard hard drives, each one of these comes equipped with customizable RGB LED lighting and features a default custom character light right out of the box: red for Boba Fett, blue for Grogu, and a bold blue for the Mandalorian.
Razer’s limited edition Stormtrooper Wireless Xbox Controller and Quick Charging Stand makes its debut on Star Wars Day. The controller is compatible with Xbox Series X|S, all Xbox One models, and even PC or Mac gaming – pair it with just a single button. It’s set for release on May 13, 2022 and will be priced at $199.99 USD.
Disney+ just dropped the official trailer for Obi-Wan Kenobi and it gives us a glimpse at Darth Vader. Put simply, we see how the Empire portrayed Kenobi’s “crime” to the public, which in the poster reveals “Offense – High Treason; Bounty – Upon Capture”. They want the exiled Jedi returned, including by his old friend Darth Vader himself.
Obi-Wan Kenobi, Lucasfilm’s new limited series, is set to debut exclusively on Disney+ starting May 25th. This series stars Ewan McGregor who reprises his role as the iconic Jedi Master traversing a barren desert. It takes place 10-years after the events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, in which the Jedi MAster faced his greatest defeat, which is the downfall and corruption of his Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker. Read more for the teaser trailer and additional information.