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[TechRadar] HTC wants you to be a Jedi on July 18 with a free Star Wars VR game
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HTC wants you to be a Jedi on July 18 with a free Star Wars VR game

<img src="http://cdn.mos.techradar.com/art/Wearables/HTC/Trials%20on%20Tatooine-470-75.jpg" alt="HTC wants you to be a Jedi on July 18 with a free Star Wars VR game"/><p>Star Wars fans with an <a href="http://www.techradar.com/reviews/wearables/htc-vive-1286775/review">HTC Vive</a> will be able to put Yoda's famous &quot;Do or do not, there is no try&quot; adage into practice on Monday when HTC makes &quot;Trials on Tatooine,&quot; the second licensed Star Wars game in virtual reality, available for free for all Vive owners.</p><p>HTC made the announcement this afternoon at Star Wars Celebration Europe, which is taking place in London this weekend.</p><p>We've written about <a href="http://www.techradar.com/news/gaming/in-vr-fixing-the-millennium-falcon-is-as-fun-as-wielding-a-lightsaber-1317109">our hands on time with the demo</a> extensively in the past. But in case you missed it, Trials on Tatooine casts you as a hero in the Galaxy Far, Far Away, tasking you to repair the Falcon and fend off a wave of Stormtroopers using Luke's lightsaber. </p><p><img src="http://mos.futurenet.com/techradar/art/Wearables/HTC/Trials%20on%20Tatooine%202-420-90.jpg" alt="Star Wars VR" width="420"></img></p><p>The demo, developed by ILMxLAB, Lucasfilm's laboratory for immersive entertainment, was one of the best demos shown off at this year's <a href="http://www.techradar.com/news/gaming/gdc-2016-what-we-want-to-see-from-sony-microsoft-oculus-and-amd-1315725">Game Developers Conference</a>, and one of the first major partner projects shown off by Valve and HTC. </p><p>If you're like Anakin and can't wait to take on the role of a Jedi Master, residents of London can check out Trials of Tatooine at the Star Wars Celebration alongside other events, workshops and exhibits focused around Star Wars.</p><ul><li>Here's our picks for the <a href="http://www.techradar.com/news/gaming/15-best-vr-games-best-virtual-reality-games-for-pc-and-mobile-1300576">best virtual reality games</a> available today</li></ul><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/techradar/allnews/~4/AGwtjhHgq8w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

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