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'Star Wars: Jedi Challenges' review - Digital Trends

If a Star Wars film a year isn't enough to satisfy your appetite for a galaxy far, far away, perhaps taking the mantle of a Jedi will. Disney and Lenovo have teamed up for Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, an augmented reality game where players wield a ...and more »

This Is the R2-D2 Robot Toy I've Dreamed About Since I Was a Kid - Gizmodo

Like millions of other kids around the world, after seeing the original trilogy, R2-D2 instantly became my favorite Star Wars character. He seemed like the perfect sidekick, but the real Artoo was from a galaxy far, far away from mine, and the toy ...and more »

R2-D2 and BB-8's evil twin join Sphero's Star Wars drivable droids - New Atlas

Star Wars Episode VIII is just around the corner, and you can bet your BB unit that Disney will take that opportunity to unleash a galaxy's worth of new merchandise. Chief among them is Sphero's line of app-controlled droids, which has now expanded ...and more »

Meet R2-D2 and BB-9E, Sphero's new 'Star Wars' toys - Engadget

R2-D2 needs no introduction, but you're probably wondering who this BB-9E character is. Well, it's essentially an evil version of BB-8, the First Order's very own rolling droid. It hasn't been confirmed yet, but there's a good chance we'll see BB-9E in ...and more »

The Best Star Wars Gear for Force Friday II - Tom's Guide

Whether it's the trusty blaster Han Solo keeps at his side or the power converters Luke wanted to pick up at Tosche Station, tech gadgets are a major part of the Star Wars universe. Heck, R2-D2 and C3P0, who appear in all seven Star Wars episodes, are ...and more »

Star Wars: The Last Jedi's Evil New Droid Had a Much Better Name While Filming - Gizmodo

If, like us, you've been buried under a mountain of news about the new Star Wars toys, then you've probably been introduced to BB-9E, a sinister First Order BB-Unit who will appear in The Last Jedi. Everyone's already calling him the evil twin of BB-8 ...and more »

Star Wars: The Last Jedi saw Mark Hamill come up with Luke Skywalker's own backstory -

Mark Hamill has revealed that he came up with Luke Skywalker's backstory for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Now, he doesn't mean that he went back to his Tatooine days, but rather what has happened to Luke between the end of Return of the Jedi and meeting ...and more »

A Lightsaber comes with Lenovo's new augmented reality headset - USA TODAY

Last summer's faddish craze of Pokémon Go was many consumers' first experience with augmented reality. Through a partnership between Lenovo and Disney, you'll soon be able to experience AR, not by chasing Pokémon, but by dueling Star Wars villains.and more »

Sphero's awesome R2-D2 robot does the one thing no other's done before - Mashable

There has never been an R2-D2 toy quite like this. Sphero, the company that helped bring the scene-stealing BB-8 to life in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and then delivered a tiny, but lively BB-8 robot toy, is breaking the traditional Sphero ball mold ...and more »

I Slayed Star Wars Villains With This New AR Lightsaber Setup - Gizmodo

Flashlights and toy lightsaber might do a decent job of making you feel like a Jedi when you're twelve, and fancy prop reproductions might do the job when you're adult. But it is all still make believe. You're not taking on Darth Vader in your living ...and more »