What A First Person View of a Lightsaber Duel Looks Like

If lightsabers ever become real, and let's be honest some genius will dedicate his entire life into making that happen, I hope the entire world will be well practiced in how to handle them. Sure the ballet of Star Wars characters fighting in light sabers looks great (or ridiculous), but when you get an up close view on … » 5/08/13 8:39pm 5/08/13 8:39pm

The Two-Headed Sith Series Spyder III Laser: Death by Fun

In honor of May the Fourth (be with you), the real-life lightsaber has gone over to the dark side. The special "Sith Series" edition of the Spyder III, available now as an actual thing you can buy and use and burn things with, combines two Spyder III portable lasers locked together at the boring end by a Spyder… » 5/04/11 11:20am 5/04/11 11:20am

Life-Sized Gundam to Wield Giant Lightsaber

When residents of Shizuoka were trying to figure out how to top last summer's Gundam statue, they did the obvious. Look for the new, lightsaber version this summer (OK, technically "beam saber"—but we know the truth). [Kotaku] » 3/22/10 8:17am 3/22/10 8:17am

Upcoming Lightsaber iPhone App Pairs Via Bluetooth For Dueling Sessions

Have iPhone, download lightsaber app. It's almost a pre-requisite for iPhone owners. From next month you'll need a new saber app though—the Bluetooth-enabled Lightsaber Duel which pairs with other iPhone users for proper dueling sessions. » 3/18/10 12:40pm 3/18/10 12:40pm