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Star Wars: Battle Pod looks impossibly good, come see how it was made

Star Wars: Battle Pod arrived in arcades last week, and its 1,200-pound cabinet holds the kind of game that fans of the original trilogy could only have dreamed of in the late 70s and early 80s.

Bandai Namco unveiled the machine that boasts a massive 180-degree curved screen, air blasts, rumble and a flight stick last October. This week, the official Star Wars YouTube channel unveiled a making of video chronicling its development.

Press play above for an overview of the vehicles and planets you can visit. Press play below, and you'll see how Bandai Namco created them.

For more on those behind Star Wars: Battle Pod, be sure to read our interview with its creators.