While Executives and Other Criminals, the newest GTA Online DLC, alongside the new luxury yachts it has added to the game, has been dominating the news recently, another rather significant pop culture event also took place.
If the title didn’t give it away, we’re talking about the premiere of the much anticipated Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. While there have been plenty of awesome Star Wars related mods in the past, not to mention several trailer recreations, few were nearly as entertaining as the one we’re about to discuss.
Undoubtedly hoping to ride the hype-wave generated by the release of the new Star Wars movie, this GTA V mod, while being Star Wars themed, does not seem to have much to do with The Force Awakens. In fact, it is channeling a different, and somewhat controversial, Star Wars label, namely the Force Unleashed (though we see how easy it would be to mix the two up).
The mod, made by well known modder JediJosh920, adds four powerful Force powers to GTA V, usable by any of the three single player protagonists.
Force Push, possibly the most iconic and widely known force power, is self explanatory. It pushes stuff away from you. Violently. And with, well, force. Force grab is a sub-power of this, wherein you can hold on to your target, and throw them later on.
Force Lightning, which in turn is the most iconic Sith force power out there, is once again self explanatory (these Force-users really didn’t like to complicate things.) – you flail your hands in the general direction of your target, who gets cooked by ethereal electricity.
Finally, implemented in a way that most likely wasn’t contemplated in Star Wars is the Jedi Mind Trick. In this mod, it allows you to compel any NPC to commit suicide. Yeesh.
Have any of you guys gone out to watch the new Star Wars movie, or are you busy playing GTA Online, trying out all the new content from the DLC?