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The trailer for Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi won the internet a few weeks ago, and it's inspired plenty of conversation. But now it's inspired conversion — to an old-school video game format.

In a new video from JoBlo,The Last Jedi trailer is enhanced with 16-bit tweak and MIDI soundtrack. The images will instantly send you back to days of playing SNES with those voiceover text boxes and recognizable vintage video game music:

The 16-bit version perfectly resembles scenes taken from the live-action trailer, even expanding on some of the featured sequences. The roughly two minutes of footage include key trailer clips reimagined, including Rey's training with Luke, the Resistance ships on Crait, and the attacks from the First Order. And who doesn't love the 16-bit version of BB-8?

The video has even caught the eye of the movie's director Rian Johnson, who shared his thoughts on Twitter:

I couldn't think of anything cooler than receiving the director's seal of approval. Be sure to check out some of JoBlo's other 16- and 8-bit videos of recent movie trailers like Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, La La Land and Logan.

And just for reference, here's the live-action original trailer for The Last Jedi starring Daisy Ridley and Mark Hamill:

Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi opens in theaters December 15, 2017!

What other movie trailers would you like to see get the 16-bit treatment? Tell us below in the comments!


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