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[extremetech] 'Star Wars' Lightsaber Duels Coming to the Wii

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Almost since the Wii was announced, eager Star Wars aficionados have imagined the Wii remote's implications for serving as a lightsaber. LucasArts employees have constantly teased and hinted at something being in the works, and now it looks like we finally have an answer, not to mention a release window.

We reported a few weeks ago that the manual for Lego Indiana Jones had a teaser ad for Wii and DS games titled Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Now Newsarama has further info that the Wii game has been subtitled "Lightsaber Duels," finally fulfilling the oft-stated dream of a Wii-based lightsaber simulator.

In addition to Wiimote-controlled sword-swinging, Lightsaber Duel will feature destructible environments with Clone Wars-era characters and plenty of laser swords. Though the Clone Wars were more filled with lightsabers than other times in Star Wars history, that also sadly means no Darth Vader or Luke Skywalker.

The DS title has also received a name of its own, "Jedi Alliance." This portable title will see players controlling two Jedi simultaneously, developing combos and special abilities that strengthen the more you use a character
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About the only reason I'd get a Wii
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awesome,looking forward to this.
i bought mah wii for brawl.
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*Note to self*

Don't play while drinking.
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lol this is awesome, *pets his wii*

gonna need lots of room to play this one, my mate almost broke my ceiling fan playing Tiger Woods 08 last night.
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I wish Bethesda would put a "Wii-fied" version of The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind, now that would be sweet.
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I can't say I'm a huge fan of Star Wars, but I have always been fascinated with the idea of Jedi powers and especially light sabers. With the PC environment dishing out little more than FPS and MMORPGs, this could be what I need to ignite my gaming spirit again.
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lol this is awesome, *pets his wii*
that sounded WRONG in many ways
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that sounded WRONG in many ways


yeah, guess you kinda have to read that a few times just to make sure.

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