Google's new Star Wars game turns your phone into a lightsaber
Google joins with the rest of the world in celebrating the upcoming release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens to theaters with a new, and very cool, Chrome web browser experience for both PC and smartphones. It's called Lightsaber Escape and it basically turns your smartphone into a lightsaber so you can fight off First Order stormtroopers on your PC monitor.
Here's how it works. First, surf on your PC to the Lightsaber Escape website, then use your smartphone's browser to go to a separate URL The phone should then turn into a virtual lightsaber that links to your PC browser. After you calibrate it, the fun really begins as you experience an on-rails action game, with you holding the phone/lightsaber to fight off the stormtroopers on the big screen.
We've played with Lightsaber Escape for a bit and it's definitely a very cool experience and highly recommended, even if you are not a Star Wars fan.
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Impressed with the tech! :).