Star Wars The Black Series Luke Skywalker Battle Simulation Helmet features highly-detailed deco, a movie-inspired design, interior padding, lights, and even sound effects, all for $67.19 shipped, today only, originally $99.99. It uses three internal speakers to create a surround sound experience, while synchronized LED lights inside the visor simulate the blasts of enemy vehicles. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III is essentially a large military transport aircraft developed for the United States Air Force (USAF) from the 1980s to the early 1990s by McDonnell Douglas. This aircraft can most often be found on tactical / strategic airlift missions, transporting troops and cargo throughout the world. This photographer managed to capture one flying through Star Wars Canyon in California. Read more for two videos and additional information.
There are rumors circulating that Keanu Reeves will be a part of the next Star Wars trilogy, and play the part of Darth Revan. Before that happens, Immersion VFX wanted to show the world just how the actor would look with a lightsaber in hand. So, they replaced all of the handguns, knives, and swords in John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum with lightsabers. Read more for the video and additional information.
Before we dive into the build by none other than “The Hacksmith”, the term protosaber refers to an archaic lightsaber, or the the first known design of lightsabers. The main difference between the two is that the former’s hilt is connected via cable to an external power pack due to limitations in technology. Now for this build to work, he had to create a portable battery pack capable of powering the protosaber. Read more for the video and additional information.
Photo credit: The Verge
Fortnite players, including high-profile streamers, had some trouble logging into the game today during Epic Games live Star Wars event, but eventually, after a 10-minute delay, everything kicked off without a hitch. The Millennium Falcon soared above the Fortnite island, chased by First Order TIE Fighters before landing shortly after where FN-143 emerged. Read more for the full replay in case you missed out.
You may have heard about the Epic Games’ Fortnite x Star Wars crossover, but for those who just don’t have the in-game currency to spare, here’s how to get a free Tie-Fighter Whisper glider today. In addition to the Stormtrooper, Rey, Finn, and even Sith Trooper skins, this collaboration also adds and Lightsaber pickaxes, and more. Read more for a video and additional information.
For those who don’t already know, D-O was a droid created by Babu Frik out of spare parts who befriended BB-8 some time after the Battle of Crait, and wanted to be just like his droid friend. This droid is set to appear in Star Wars: Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker, but engineer Matt Denton decided to recreate it ahead of time. Read more for a video of it in-action.
Porsche AG and Lucasfilm Ltd. designers have partnered to create a Star Wars starship that brings together the design DNA of the two brands. It’s called the Tri-Wing S-91x Pegasus Starfighter and is set to be presented as a detailed model measuring 5-feet in length at the December film premiere of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in Los Angeles. Read more for a video and additional information.
Epic Games announced on Dec. 7 that Fortnite’s drive-in theater, Risky Reels, will premiere a scene from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker this weekend, on Dec. 14, at 2:00 PM EST, and director J.J. Abrams will also make an appearance, with doors opening at 1:30 PM. However, fans of the movie and game can put their V-Bucks to good use starting tonight. Read more to see the new Rey, Finn and Sith Trooper Fortnite skins.