RUMOR: Start screen for LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga leaks

A disturbance in the force

The gang behind LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga has been unusually tight-lipped about the project since its original reveal. While we know the game is slated for this year, we haven't really seen anything new about it in months. It appears that might be changing, as a rumored bit of leaked content has made its way onto the web.

The above image is supposedly the start screen for LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. It shows off just some of the over 500 characters that will be included in the game. The screen is just a rumor for now, but it certainly looks like the real deal. If it is real, hopefully this means we'll be getting some new details on the game soon.

Nintendo Europe adds Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, and Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 to the 'Double Gold Points Fest' for My Nintendo members

Three more greats added to the collection

Three more games have been added to Nintendo of Europe's "Double Gold Points Fest" promotion. From now until August 12th, My Nintendo Members will receive double gold points for purchasing Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, and Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 from the Nintendo eShop. Get full details on the campaign below.

Enjoy a summer surprise with our Double Gold Points Fest, now running on Nintendo eShop! From now until August 12th, earn up to 10% of your money back as Gold Points*, when you buy selected Nintendo Switch titles.

Every Thursday until 30/07, we’ll add three new games that will reward you with double Gold Points**, so make sure to check back often to see what’s been added. All games listed below will grant you double Gold Points, so long as you purchase them before August 12th.

Epic Mickey composer shares an unused track from the game

An epic tune!

No matter what the game is, there's always cut content. Assets that go unused, levels that are cut, and music that doesn't get its shot. Most of the time that content goes unseen/unheard by the public, but sometimes we're lucky enough to check out one of those lost game snippets.

Epic Mickey composer Jim Dooley has been uploading music from the game to his YouTube channel recently. Most have been tracks that appear in the game, but recently Dooley shared a track that never made its way into the final release. Check out the "Outro Black Pete" tune above!

Thanks to OperationGamer17 for the heads up!

GoNintendo Video Feature - Star Wars Ep. 1: Racer Premium Edition unboxing (real N64 cart!)

The force is strong with this one

Limited Run Games is offering up a special retro collection for Star Wars fans. Their Star Wars: Ep. 1 Racer Premium Edition includes a bunch of goodies, including an actual N64 cart! Check out our unboxing to see what other goodies are in the box, and then check out some gameplay on an actual N64!

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Multiple unfinished builds of Epic Mickey 2: The Power of 2 discovered

Oh boy!

We know how Epic Mickey 2: The Power of 2 ended up, but would you like to see what was changed, tweaked, and scrapped altogether during development? The video above gives us a great look at that content, as it showcases some unfinished builds of the game that were just discovered. Take a dive in and see how different things were!

Thanks to OperationGamer17 for the heads up!

Concept artist for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker says a set piece for Babu Frik was inspired by the Game Boy

Babu loves portable power

Concept artist Matthew Savage did some work for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker , including a bit of set piece design for the character Babu Frik. Savage took to Instagram to show off some of the design docs he had for Frik's workshop, and it includes an interesting tidbit for Nintendo fans.

According to Savage, one of the computer pieces designed drew inspiration from none other than the Game Boy. In the Instagram post above, you can see a wide-shot of Frik's workshop setup, which features the Game Boy-style device on the left-hand side of the piece. If you click over to the next picture, you get an even better look at the computer tech, which makes it much easier to see its Game Boy origins.

While you might not make the Game Boy connection at first glance, hearing the story from Savage makes the inspiration a lot easier to see.

Limited Run Games reveals Standard, Classic and Premium Editions of Star Wars Ep. 1: Racer

The force is strong in this one!

Limited Run Games has revealed their next physical release, and it's none other than Star Wars Ep. I: Racer. You'll be able to snag preorders starting July 10th, 2020 at 10 AM ET.

The Classic Edition will include the game, a retro box, a non-functioning retro cart, and a reversible poster.

The Premium Edition will include the game, a rigid, foil-stamped box, numbered certificate, retro box, non-functioning retro cart, booklet of essays, steelbook case, art cards, poster, commemorative coin, and Anakin's flag enamel pin.

Thanks to Sligeach_eire for the heads up!

Star Wars Ep. I: Racer "N64 Vs. Switch" comparison

Version 1.0.1 came out for Star Wars Ep. I: Racer yesterday, and it included some visual tweaks. Now that the game is running as intended, we can have a real comparison to other versions. Check out how things measure up on Switch as compared to the original N64 launch in the video above.

IGN Video - 13 minutes of Star Wars Episode I: Racer gameplay

Watch out because Star Wars Episode I: Racer has now been re-released! Check out 13 minutes of Switch gameplay from this beloved retro racer.

Star Wars Episode I: Racer "N64 Vs. Dreamcast Vs. PC Vs. Switch" comparison

The race is on!

We had a look at the Switch version of Star Wars Episode I: Racer as compared to Dreamcast earlier today, but now we have an expanded look that includes the N64 and PC versions. See which one wins the race in the video above!


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