Friends, initially I was going to write up an article on the passing of Joe Ruby – the legendary animator, writer, and producer of countless animated series – although perhaps best known for being co-creator of Scooby-Doo. The truth of the matter is I was about a paragraph into the post when I realized I didn’t have the heart to write it – 2020 has delivered a stunning amount of deaths in regards to some of our favorite entertainers. While I am going to write up something to honor Joe Ruby for tomorrow morning – I just wanted to focus on something a little more upbeat. Which is why it was fortuitous that a friend on Facebook sent me a link to the gameplay trailer for the upcoming LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga as I was in need of a good laugh… and it most certainly delivered with a heaping of the feels too.

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LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is set to be released in the Spring of 2021 for Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Playstation 4 and 5, as well as the Nintendo Switch. While not mentioned in the gameplay trailer itself – the title is listed on Steam – perhaps it will be debuting on PC at a later date?

The upcoming game will allow Star Wars fans to play through all nine films that make up what we now call the Skywalker Saga – in addition you can tackle any of the movies in whatever order you feel like. Of course as this is a LEGO video game that means you can expect the usual exceptional humor – gently poking fun at the Star Wars saga from tackling who shot first in the Cantina to Porgs.

Image Provided by WB Games.

I will admit I am probably an easy sell when it comes to LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga – you can judge for yourself after watching the trailer below.

Video Provided by WB Games.

Published by Vic Sage

An avid devotee to pretty much all things pop culture and retro related - I love to share my memories and passion for films, comics, gaming, podcasting... and curiously enough my overwhelming desire to never stop eating beef jerky.

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