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Jedi Lightsaber Matching Up With Wii Wand

That's right folks, some juicy new tidbits about LEC's upcoming titles are coming out of this year's Hollywood and Games Summit Panel in Los Angeles. (See story below on Summit for more details). Perhaps the juiciest tid-bit to come out of the summit affecting Star Wars Gamers is news that soon you will be able to swing your Nintendo Wii controller wand and control your Jedi Lightsaber while doing so....

Wii News

That's right folks, some juicy new tidbits about LEC's upcoming titles are coming out of this year's Hollywood and Games Summit Panel in Los Angeles. (See story below on Summit for more details). Perhaps the juiciest tid-bit to come out of the summit affecting Star Wars Gamers is news that soon you will be able to swing your Nintendo Wii controller wand and control your Jedi Lightsaber while doing so....

In response to a question from session moderator N'Gai Croal of Newsweek asking: "What would it take to make a lightsaber game for the Wii?", Ward, who is President of LucasArts and a Senior VP at Lucasfilm, commented:

"We’re all over that, and internally we have already played a lightsaber game on the Wii. It’s a lot of fun, and we’ll get there." He added that the whole concept of a title using a lightsaber of Nintendo Wii was "...in place! There’ll be some stuff out this Fall - it’s going to be a lot of fun."

Thanks to Gamasutra for the heads up on this exciting news that is sure to get the jedi blood flowing through Star Wars Gamers.