Today marks a fun, play-on-words day in which Star Wars fans across the globe come together on social media to celebrate May the 4th be with you (a.k.a. may the force be with you). This year’s pseudo holiday is extra special because of the impending release date of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens; the seventh installment in the Stars Wars episodic franchise that will take place 30 years after Return of the Jedi (1983). The Force Awakens has an expected release date of December 18, 2015.
Watch the 2nd teaser trailer for The Force Awakens.
StarWars.com has added a plethora of new features in preparation of the highly anticipated film to entice old and new fans to flock to Star Wars-related content like comic books, videos, games and apps.
Freelance writer and Star Wars fanatic, Anthony Gallegos, breaks down five classic Star Wars games that match our modern times. Other blog posts on the revamped site reinforce the idea that the Star Wars cinematic universe is as popular as ever.
Are you ready to geek out come December? Here are some Star Wars related gadgets that can blast you into a galaxy far, far away.
Mimobot designer USB drives
Whether you’re a fan of the dark side or of the robot R2-D2, Mimobot has several options for every Star Wars fan. The USB drives come in 8, 16, 32 and 64 GB variations that trange in prices from $15.99-$59.99. Store your valuable files with the help of Darth Vader. Available for purchase here.
Death Star Bluetooth speaker
This Bluetooth-enabled speaker by iHome is the perfect musical gadget for the Star Wars fan in your life. The Death Star gadget looks like a display piece, but is actually a speaker that can play music and answer phone calls with a Bluetooth range of 30 feet. Jam out and may the force be with you. Available for purchase for $48.93 on Amazon.
MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU