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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Borrows From Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Video Game

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Fri, 01/08/2016 - 09:20


Is it safe to say that just about everything in Star Wars: The Force Awakens is borrowed from previous material? Which is actually cause for a lot of complaints...

Spoilers follow for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.


We know that The Force Awakens is a big time homage to A New Hope, but now it's also learned that the Han Solo death scene was actually first played out in a video game. Obviously the scenes aren't exactly the same, but watch the Han Solo death scene from the Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2—Battle of Endor video game below which sees Han take a lightsaber right in the chest -- virtually the exact same spot of Kylo Ren's own finishing blow (via CBR).

Maybe there is something to that George Lucas petition?

And here are the images to compare: