Yeah, we’ve got another Independence Day coming for some reason. Another trailer has dropped. How is it?
Self-referential? Cliched? Half-baked explanations for the total absence of Will Smith? Yup. All that is accounted for. Like the last one, it looks like a lot of ideas and shots taken from other, better movies. See for yourself after the cut.
Unlike many of my fellow geeks here, I’ve never gotten into the Lego video games. I’ve tried a few demos and I own one of the Marvel Super Hero ones, but have barely played it. Maybe one day I’ll get back at it, but I have so many games I want to play that I’ll never get to as is, so who knows.
Regardless, news leaked and then became official today that a new Lego Star Wars game would be available on June 28th. Not only will gamers will be able to relive the events of The Force Awakens, but the game will also feature story that fills in continuity gaps between Return of the Jedi and TFA. That is causing quite a stir online, but really it isn’t much more than they’ve done with the novels and comic books that bear this logo:
Still a cool move by Lego and Star Wars, and you can check out the entertaining game announcement trailer after the jump.
This might become more relevant if the already delayed Episode VIII ever comes out and you need a refresher of just what happened in Episode VII. After the cut, an animated recap of The Force Awakens that you can watch during a commercial break of your favorite program. (Do people still watch commericals?)
In case you missed it, Saturday Night Live had a sketch featuring Adam Driver going undercover as a lowly technician on the Starkiller Base to see how people really feel about working for the First Order and about their boss Kylo Ren. Video after the cut.