• Disney finally made a retractable lightsaber that looks legit

    13 days ago - By The Next Web

    Even for the most casual Star War fans like myself, the dream of one day owning a lightsaber that actually, you know, looks like a lightsaber is extremely alluring. Sure, existing lightsabers might look close to the real thing when all lit up, but the magic is really in the retractable blade. Meanwhile, existing retractable lightsabers tend to be cheap plastic things. But it seems Disney has finally done it. Behold: Woah. That looks legit. Sure, maybe it looks a little better on video than in person; we won't know until we get our hands on one. But the essence of...
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  • Disney teases a 'real-life' Star Wars lightsaber: Shut up and take our money!

    Disney teases a 'real-life' Star Wars lightsaber: Shut up and take our money!

    13 days ago - By Pocket-lint

    Disney has developed a real-life lightsaber and, of course, chose May the Fourth as the day to show it off and promote its impending release. The company has been teasing a lightsaber since April, and now, it's published a video showing the saber in action. It's not a flimsy toy. It's a retractable illuminated blade that beams outward from the hilt. The video is short, and the announcement provides no insight into how the saber works. But there are existing patent filings from Disney that suggest it works almost like a motorised tape measure, consisting of plastic and LED lights. The new...
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  • Disney officially unveils "real" Star Wars lightsaber

    Disney officially unveils "real" Star Wars lightsaber

    13 days ago - By GamesRadar

    Disney released the first look at its "real" retractable lightsaber
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