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Force Friday II: Find the Force with the help of the Star Wars app

Force Friday is even bigger this year than the last time. Use the Star Wars app to find all the cool stuff near you!

Force Friday is a special merchandising event that signifies the official launch of a new line of official Star Wars themed goodies. The first one took place in August of 2015, leading up to the release of Star Wars: A Force Awakens. This year, Disney is going all out with dozens of sponsored  [Read More…]

Fight Darth Vader in your living room with Lenovo’s new Star Was AR system

On top of launching its own Windows 10 mixed reality headset at IFA 2017, Lenovo also announced it has entered a partnership with animation giant Disney for the new Star Wars: Jedi Challenge system. The system is powered by Lenovo Mirage AR headset and also includes a tracking beacon and a lightsaber controller. Of course, […]

The Star Wars Jedi Challenge is AR-awesome and all I want is more

I got to be Rey and it was so great.

They say that greed and desire are the path to the dark side. I don’t care.

I want to get my hands on the Star Wars Jedi Challenge that Lenovo and Disney have cooked up. Now. I got a brief demo with the Jedi Challenge after its unveiling at IFA 2017 and I think that it and AR games like it are definitely part of the future of gaming.

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These new Star Wars drones are the most fun you can have with a controller

“This is not a toy. I can’t stress that enough.”

Propel CEO Darren Matloff stood six feet from me earlier this week, resting a tiny replica of the classic Tie Advanced fighter in his hand, with the most serious face he could muster as he uttered that phrase. It sure looked like a toy; in fact, it looked like a palm-sized drone I’d be able to fly around my office in a few days. But he was  [Read More…]

How to deal with Connectivity Issues for Star Trek: Bridge Crew on PSVR

Network issues are a common part of online gaming. But you can take control of the situation.

One of the coolest parts of Star Trek: Bridge Crew is the ability to group up with 1-3 of your closest friends and manning the Bridge of the USS Aegis.But your fun can quickly grind to a halt if one of you is having lag or connectivity issues. Fortunately, we have some tips if you find yourself in this unenviable  [Read More…]

How to Fix Controller Lag in Star Trek: Bridge Crew

The fate of your starship depends on you! Don’t let lag ruin it!

Imagine this: you’re working in Engineering on the USS Enterprise. Three Klingon Birds-of-Prey are staring you down. Captain Kirk gives you the order to divert power to shields because torpedos are incoming. You mentally order your hands to move quickly over the console, but for some reason, it’s like you’re trapped in a Pakled’s body. Instead of quick moves, your hands slow to a  [Read More…]

Every Voice Command you can use in Star Trek: Bridge Crew

It’s like Google Assistant, only with torpedoes.

Ubisoft and Intel have partnered up to add voice commands to Star Trek: Bridge Crew, which means you can control your AI crewmates with your voice and actually get results when you get tired of shouting at humans who probably aren’t listening very well.

This update works for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR all the same way, so we’ve assembled this quick little guide to show you how  [Read More…]

The Ultimate Guide to Star Trek: Bridge Crew

Welcome to the Bridge, Ensign. You have a lot to learn.

The best cross-platform multiplayer VR game you can play right now is, without a doubt, Star Trek: Bridge Crew. With no shortage of people to play with at any point of the day and plenty of things to keep your whole crew busy while you’re exploring the frontier, it’s time to get busy.

To help you along, we’ve assembled this Ultimate Guide for getting the most  [Read More…]

Star Trek: Bridge Crew – How to run the whole bridge on your own

These AI are here to help run your Bridge. Let them.

You may not always have three friends around to play Bridge Crew, and sometimes the online matchmaking puts you with people who are just plain not fun to play with. If you need your fix, but would prefer to play by yourself, solo gameplay is an option. You just need to know how to run a bridge by yourself and actually have fun in the process.  [Read More…]

How to set up local multiplayer in Star Trek: Bridge Crew

This is the best way to enjoy local Star Trek: Bridge Crew matches.

Some of us want nothing more than to put on our Starfleet uniform, head into a room with four VR headsets and three similarly dressed friends, and play Star Trek: Bridge Crew all day. That doesn’t really work out well in reality for several reasons, not the least of which is actually putting four VR headsets in a large enough room can be complicated  [Read More…]