The Mandalorian is essentially a computer game

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There’s truly absolutely nothing like the Disney Plus initial Star Wars live-action series The Mandalorian on tv today, however there’s plenty like it on your video gaming console or PC.

The very first 3 episodes of The Mandalorian have actually included the mainly quiet, helmeted titular fugitive hunter making his method from world to world, taking tasks from anybody going to pay up. As the series has actually advanced, it’s begun to feel far more like a video game than any other TELEVISION program prior to it. The tropes specify, and familiar from a wide range of video games. Here’s a rundown of the most video game-y minutes in The Mandalorian up until now.

[Ed. note: The following contains major spoilers from the first three episodes of The Mandalorian.]

Armor crafting

The Mandalorian gets his first armor piece

As seen in: Diablo 3, World of Warcraft
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Imagine you’re playing The Mandalorian as a video game. You’ll begin by handling an objective for some nasty folks, who provide to pay you upfront in an uncommon product you’ll require to update your armor. After you get your brand-new pauldron from the armorer, you just require 5 more upgrades to get the armor set bonus offer!

Blurrg-riding perk opened

The Mandalorian riding a blurrg

As seen in: Ocarina of Time‘s Lon Lon Ranch series
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You’re notified that the only method to reach the place of your next target is on “horse”- back. You do not understand how to ride a “horse,” which suggests you’ll require a short training series.

Defend the door versus waves of opponents

a droid provides cover fire while the Mandalorian attempts to hack open a door in The Mandalorian

As seen in: Call of Duty, GoldenEye 007
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Oh no, the mark lags a steel door that requires to be hacked open! The only issue? Waves of opponents to hold back! If just you might …

Hop on a goddamn laser turret

The Mandalorian using a giant laser turret

As seen in: Gears of War, Call of Duty
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Eat your heart out, Gears of War! It’s time to blast whatever in sight with a huge weapon you aren’t going to be permitted to keep past the existing level.

Performing self-healing

The Mandalorian healing a cut on his arm

As seen in: Far Cry 3, Fallout 4
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After getting nicked a couple of times in the heat of fight, you need to recover up. Sure, you have a full-on hole in your arm, however some amateur surgical treatment needs to work well.

Sniper objective

The Mandalorian taking aim at some jawas

As seen in: Call of Duty
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Oh no, Jawas are taking all your things! Much better hit the deck and select off as lots of as you can prior to they go to security.

Climbing a wall

The Mandalorian climbs up the side of a Jawa sandcrawler

As seen in: Uncharted, Super Mario Bros., the Jawa level in Super Star Wars for SNES
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Like Mario and Nathan Drake prior to you, you’ll need to climb up the Jawa sandcrawler while opponents toss trash down at you to knock you loose.

Having to go back to square one

The Mandalorian’s ship is all busted up

As seen in: Super Metroid
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You begin the video game with all sorts of incredible upgrades and a dope ship, just to have all of it removed within the very first hour. And the only method you can make all of it back is by going on …

A bring mission

The Jawas want the Mandalorian to fetch The Egg

As seen in: World of Warcraft, Death Stranding
Disney Plus

Yes, the Jawas truly desire The Egg, and they’re ready to provide you all your things back if you go discover it for them. (Turns out they simply truly desire eggs for lunch. Absolutely nothing like a worthless MacGuffin to make this seem like a real side mission!)

Boss battle

The Mandalorian faces down a rhino-looking thing

As seen in: Punch-Out!! (Bald Bull)
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The bring mission ends up being a little meatier than anticipated, with a full-on manager battle at the end of it. Much better evade out of the method of the rhino-looking thing as it charges you!

Escort objective

The Mandalorian and Baby Yoda on the prowl

As seen in: Resident Evil 4
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Don’t forget to watch on your absolutely powerless buddy, who generally follows you around however in some cases gets sidetracked and/or stuck on the geometry.

Companion upgrade

Baby Yoda using Force powers in The Mandalorian

As seen in: BioShock Infinite
Disney Plus

It ends up that your lovable buddy isn’t simply window dressing, and is in fact rather convenient, thanks to his unique capability. The cooldown time to utilize it once again is incredibly long.

Fancy chest-opening series

A chest full of Beskar steel in The Mandalorian

As seen in: any video game with a loot box
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Quest done? You’re damn ideal you much better see an enormous chest loaded with loot gradually open prior to you.

Head nods from fellow NPCs in a bunker

A bunch of Mandalorians sitting around in the dark

As seen in: Halo: Reach
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While en route to invest your hard-earned loot, you go by NPCs who provide you small nods of recommendation. Facial movement capture is difficult, so everybody’s in helmets.

Another armor upgrade

The Mandalorian’s armor getting a new upgrade

As seen in: Metroid Prime
Disney Plus

Thanks to your huge rating, you’re going to get an expensive brand-new cuirass and a glossy brand-new skin for your armor.

New capability upgrade

The Mandalorian using his new Whistling Birds attack

As seen in: any Metroidvania
Disney Plus

” Whistling Birds are an effective defense versus several opponents,” the armor crafter informs you. “Use them moderately, for they are unusual.”

Spying through walls

The Mandalorian spies on enemies with his rifle

As seen in: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
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Stealth objective time. Much better hit the deck once again and utilize your sniper rifle as a telescopic microphone with thermal imaging to eavesdrop on opponent discussions.

On-rails shooting series

The Mandalorian shoots back while riding on a speeder

As seen in: House of the Dead, Pokémon Snap
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Oh no, you’re surrounded, and the only escape path is this slow-moving speeder! Utilize packages for cover and attempt to select folks off as you fly past! There’s an accomplishment if you eliminate 10 prior to the speeder stops.

Teasing a future upgrade

A fellow Mandalorian shows off his jetpack

As seen in: Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire
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You keep seeing other individuals in jetpacks, however when do you get yours? “I got ta get among those,” you inform yourself. Possibly it’ll be DLC, or appear in the follow up?


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