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Do Force Friday's 'Last Jedi' Toys Reveal New Plot Information? - Hollywood Reporter

With Force Friday II just a day away, details are emerging about what Star Wars: The Last Jedi merchandise is about to hit the shelves, including a wave of Lego kits based on the movie. This can mean only one thing: It's time to comb the Lego ...and more »

'Star Wars': BB-8's Evil Twin Represents a Moment of Genius - Hollywood Reporter

Forget Phasma, Snoke or even Rose Tico — the Force Friday II rollout has already revealed who the biggest breakout star of December's Star Wars: The Last Jedi is going to be, and it's BB-8 gone bad … Well, almost. BB-9E, a First Order astromech droid ...and more »

'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 »

Sphero just made the best R2-D2 robot ever - CNET

I know the drill by now: Sphero, makers of adorable and sometimes expensive robotic toys, can make adorable Disney characters come to life. The company's app-connected BB-8 wowed everyone, and this year's Lightning McQueen was even more ...and more »

Lenovo's AR Headset Brings Lightsaber Duels to Smartphones - PCMag

BERLIN—Using a smartphone to power a virtual reality headset is not a new concept, but the idea of using it for augmented reality is certainly unique. Unlike other smartphone-powered headsets on the market, like the Samsung Gear VR and Google ...and more »

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges pits you against Kylo Ren with an augmented reality lightsaber - The Verge

Earlier this year at Disney's D23 Expo, the company announced Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, an augmented reality toy that it was creating in partnership with Lenovo. Today the device is available for preorder as part of Star Wars: The Last Jedi's big ...and more »

Walmart, Target, Toys R Us bet big on 'Star Wars' Force Friday - Retail Dive

Walmart, Target and Toys R Us will be looking to get a boost in traffic from Star Wars fans as part of the "Force Friday II" weekend beginning Sept. 1. Some 20,000 U.S. stores will be part of an augmented reality game designed to drive shoppers into ...and more »

Sphero's new Star Wars toys include R2-D2 and a new droid from 'The Last Jedi' - TechCrunch

Star Wars and Sphero were a match made in heaven. The company had spent a few years in relative startup obscurity when Disney came along with the design for a new droid debuting in the upcoming trilogy. The resulting BB-8 remote control device ...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 »

Star Wars: Episode IX May Return to a Familiar Planet - Gizmodo

More details about the timeframe of Justice League have been revealed. Melissa Benoist discusses Kara Zor-El's struggles in Supergirl season three. Get a look at the titles for all 13 episodes of The Punisher. Plus, new looks at It, Star Wars: The Last ...and more »