Star Wars Director JJ Abrams Is Playable in Lego The Force Awakens

You can unlock and play as The Force Awakens' director in the new Lego video game.


Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens features a bunch of playable characters from across the entire series, including Darth Vader and Boba Fett. However, you might not have known about one unlockable character: The Force Awakens director JJ Abrams.

As you can see in the screenshot below (taken from a Game Informer video), Abrams comes with a camera on his back and, yes, a blaster--he looks particularly angry while he fires it, too. One of his idle animations even has him framing a shot with his fingerless Lego hands.

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Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens received a score of 7 in GameSpot's review. Critic Randolph Ramsay concluded, "Playing a lot of Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens won't be a chore, though, especially if you do have a younger partner to take with you on your galactic journey. These Lego games are confectionaries now, little candies that don't have a huge amount of substance but are enjoyable nonetheless. Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens doesn't really take you to a new galaxy far, far away, but it's still a pleasant journey."

You can take a look at a wider view of the critical reception with GameSpot's review roundup. The reviews are positive for the latest Lego Star Wars game, and it sits at a cumulative score of 81 on GameSpot sister site Metacritic.

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