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Sword Master Reacts To Star Wars Jedi: Survivor's Lightsabers

Just how "accurate" are lightsaber battles in the new Star Wars game? A swords expert with 25 years of experience weighs in.


As part of GameSpot's big week for new shows, we're rolling out a special version of Expert Reacts for Star Wars Day. In this new installment, host and producer Dave Jewitt meets up with a longsword expert to discuss lightsabers in Star Wars Jedi: Survivor.

Check out the video to see David Rawlings, founder of the London Longsword Academy with 25 years of sword experience, give his take as a qualified swordsman on the lightsabers in Jedi: Survivor. Oh, and Rawlings is a big-time Star Wars fan, too. Rawlings covers a variety of different situations in the video, and it's a treat to watch the swords expert in action.

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Rawlings gives us a first-hand demonstration of various sword-fighting techniques, too. Just how accurate is Jedi: Survivor's lightsaber duels as compared to traditional sword-fighting techniques? Check out the video below to see and hear from Rawling across a variety of different situations.

And be sure to stick around to the end of the video to find out how you can win some of GameSpot's special prizes as part of our big new video programming rollout.

If you are just catching up, check out GameSpot's History of Legend of Zelda video and the first episode of The Kurt Locker that digs into all the recent remakes. You can also watch a video about why you're doing yourself a disservice by only playing Resident Evil 4's remake once.

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