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WATCH: ‘The Last Jedi’ finale rendered in 16-bit graphics

/ 03:10 PM January 02, 2018

[Editor’s note: This article contains spoilers on the film “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”.]

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The climactic scene at the end of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” has been recreated to look like a cutscene from an old 16-bit video game and it looks good.

The video clip comes complete with AT-M6 walkers, rebels cowering in a cave, Luke Skywalker and an angry Kylo Ren force pushing General Hux. It contains cool elements from the movie, but set in retro sidescrolling 16-bit graphics reserved for consoles like the classic Nintendo Super Famicom.

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The video has been uploaded by the YouTube channel Mr Sunday Movies. Animator John Stratman created it.

Netizen reactions are mostly positive.

Image: YouTube/Mr Sunday Movies

One man said he’d surely play if “The Last Jedi” had a 16-bit retro game. JB

Image: YouTube/Mr Sunday Movies

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