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Disney Shuts Down LucasArts, Cancels All Current Projects Disney Shuts Down LucasArts, Cancels All Current Projects
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LucasArts, the game publisher and developer subsidiary of LucasFilm, was shut down today by its new overlords at Disney. The brand will remain as the company will look to licensing its crop of franchises out to other developers, but the …

Angry Birds Star Wars Travels To Cloud City Angry Birds Star Wars Travels To Cloud City

Back in January, Rovio released a new expansion for Angry Birds Star Wars called “Escape from Hoth.” The level pack covered the first half of The Empire Strikes Back, and now a new expansion finishes the story. Rovio announced today …

Another Star Wars Petition Hits White House Site, This Time Calling for National R2-D2 Day Another Star Wars Petition Hits White House Site, This Time Calling for National R2-D2 Day
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Over the half year or so that the White House has been operating their We The People online petition site, we’ve seen that it can be used in a variety of ways. There are the ridiculous petitions – the ones …

Angry Birds Star Wars About To Get Cloud City Episode Angry Birds Star Wars About To Get Cloud City Episode

Angry Birds Star Wars will soon get a Cloud City episode. Rovio teased the episode on YouTube: No release date for the episode is given, but Rovio says to stay tuned for the official Cloud City gameplay trailer, coming to …

Star Wars Pinball DLC Coming to PlayStation Network Star Wars Pinball DLC Coming to PlayStation Network

It’s not quite Star Wars: Battlefront III, but today Sony will be releasing the Star Wars Pinball downloadable content (DLC) for Zen Pinball 2. The add-on will cost $10 and includes three different tables: “Star Wars Episode V – The …

Harrison Ford Rumor: He’ll Play Han Solo Again Harrison Ford Rumor: He’ll Play Han Solo Again
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Harrison Ford, who famously played Han Solo in the original “Star Wars” series, is set to reprise the role for the new movies according to several sources. The rumors appear to have started with a blurb about the new films …

Conan Has An Idea For Those Star Wars Spin-Offs Conan Has An Idea For Those Star Wars Spin-Offs

There’s been a lot of talk about the upcoming Star Wars spin-off movies. Lots of fans have ideas of where they’d like to see these go. Conan O’Brien has an idea as well…

The Shoe Project: Star Wars Fans And Vans Come Together For Good Cause The Shoe Project: Star Wars Fans And Vans Come Together For Good Cause

When art and fandom meet, it’s often a beautiful thing to behold; when they meet under the same roof to raise money for sick children, it’s a thousand times sweeter. While artists have been paying tribute to their favorite films, …

Star Wars: The Old Republic “Relics of the Gree” Event Teased in New Video Star Wars: The Old Republic “Relics of the Gree” Event Teased in New Video

Last April, the Star Wars: The Old Republic MMO held its first live in-game event. The Rakghoul Plague event, as it was called, had players running around Tatooine and infecting each other with a deadly plague. Of course, that was …

Star Wars Spinoff Movies Are in the Works Star Wars Spinoff Movies Are in the Works

Ever since The Walt Disney Company bought Lucasfilm late last year, Star Wars fans have been alternately worried and hopeful about the world’s most famous sci-fi brand returning to the big screen. The choice of J.J. Abrams to direct Star …

Death Star Kickstarter Project Sees 500+ Pledges in Less Than Two Days Death Star Kickstarter Project Sees 500+ Pledges in Less Than Two Days
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If the government refuses to help us defend against impending threats, the people have no choice but to take up the project themselves. And since the White House has officially thrown water on the people’s demands to build our very …

Open Source Computing Brings Everybody’s Favorite Droid To Life Open Source Computing Brings Everybody’s Favorite Droid To Life

I think we can all agree that R2-D2 is one of the most lovable robots ever created. Compared to his more terrifying contemporaries, the little guy just oozes charm. Now one man has made his very own R2-D2 using a …

Galactic Empire Responds to White House Petition Response Re: Death Star Galactic Empire Responds to White House Petition Response Re: Death Star

Earlier this week, the White House dashed the dreams of over 34,000 American citizens as they officially refused a petition to start production on the country’s very own functioning Death Star. Bummer, right? In their statement, the White House cited …

White House Now Requires 100K Signatures for Petition Response, Will Hopefully Weed Out Wacky Secessionists White House Now Requires 100K Signatures for Petition Response, Will Hopefully Weed Out Wacky Secessionists
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About a month ago, I said that the White House’s “We The People” online petition site was “ensuring its legacy as a total joke.” I know, that’s pretty harsh. But at the time, it really looked like the experiment in …

White House Responds to Death Star Petition, Doesn’t Support Blowing Up Planets White House Responds to Death Star Petition, Doesn’t Support Blowing Up Planets
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Sorry John D of Longmont, Colorado and the 34,000+ other who signed the Death Star petition: the White House has responded and the answer is no. The federal government will not be initiating a program to construct a functioning Death …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Gets Its First Expansion Next Year Star Wars: The Old Republic Gets Its First Expansion Next Year
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Despite all the TORtanic jokes, the move to a hybrid free-to-play model was the right move for Star Wars: The Old Republic. The game keeps all of its loyal subscribers and is able to attract new players at the same …

Death Star Petition Passes 25,000 Signatures, So You Know What That Means Death Star Petition Passes 25,000 Signatures, So You Know What That Means
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Your move, White House. Among the many pressing issues facing our great nation, the people have rallied together in support of the most pressing one of all: our reckless lack of functioning Death Stars. A petition asking the Obama administration …

Death Star Petition Nears Signature Threshold on White House Site Death Star Petition Nears Signature Threshold on White House Site

UPDATE: The petition has crossed the 25,000 signature threshold. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: In the near future, it’s possible that the White House will actually have to respond to the people’s suggestion that the U.S. Government begin construction on our own Death …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Update Spreads Life Day Cheer Star Wars: The Old Republic Update Spreads Life Day Cheer

Star Wars: The Old Republic, EA’s newest MMO, set records by going from subscription to free-to-play in under one year. Now that the game is free-to-play, BioWare is tasked with adding plenty of extras that can be bought with the …

New Angry Birds Star Wars Hoth Levels Out Today New Angry Birds Star Wars Hoth Levels Out Today

Mobile gamers have already conquered Sand Piggies on the sands of Tatooine, stormed the Death (Pig) Star, and completed their Jedi training on Dagobah. Those eagerly waiting for new frontiers to explore and destroy in Angry Birds Star Wars will …

Would The Walking Dead Be Better With Lightsabers? Would The Walking Dead Be Better With Lightsabers?

You can take my word for it. The answer is no. The Walking Dead would not be better with lightsabers. What’s wrong with you? Or, if you need proof, go ahead and watch the video: See? Pretty stupid. If you …