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Check Out This Star Wars-ian Elevator Prank
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The last batch of elevator pranks we’ve seen have been, well, incredibly terrifying. Elevators are great places to pull off pranks – they’re small and operate with an impending sense of doom. Really, they feed a whole mess of different …

Angry Birds Star Wars Adds Lando Bird, New Cloud City Levels

It’s finally happened. Over six months after Angry Birds Star Wars first topped mobile gaming charts, Rovio has finally released an update that includes a Lando Calrissian bird. The new character comes as part of the Cloud City episode released …

E3 2013: Star Wars Battlefront Is In Good Hands

It was revealed a few months ago that EA had secured the exclusive license to make Star Wars games on consoles going forward. The publisher said that it would be putting three of its best teams on said Star Wars …

Star Wars Episode VII To Begin Filming In January
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Without revealing, well, anything else about the upcoming sequel to Return of the Jedi, director-to-be J.J. Abrams did inform the audience at the Produced By Conference that the newest installment to the Star Wars saga–again, none of that prequel nonsense–will …

Disney Uses Face Scanners And 3D Printers To Turn Guests Into Stormtroopers Disney Uses Face Scanners And 3D Printers To Turn Guests Into Stormtroopers
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I would never want to be a Stormtrooper. They seem to die far too much for my liking. Now, I wouldn’t mind having my face put onto a custom Stormtrooper figurine. If you feel the same way, you might want …

Star Wars Deal Hands Video Game Rights Over To EA
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Star Wars is a pretty big deal. The video games based on the classic franchise is an even bigger deal. Some of the best video games ever made have come from the franchise, and now Disney has signed a deal …

EA Signs Exclusivity Deal With Disney To Make Star Wars Games
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We reported early last month that Disney shut down LucasArts and canceled all the games that the developer was working on. At the time, it was suggested that Disney would farm out future Star Wars games to outside publishers and …

How Goods Are Advertised In The Star Wars Universe

TheGamerChick has shared a series of Star Wars commercials/infommercials, giving us a glimpse of what television advertising could be like in a galaxy far, far away. Pretty funny. And don’t forget to check out Darth Vader’s recent at bat. [via …

Baseball Is A Much Darker Sport When Darth Vader Is Involved

The Star Wars YouTube channel has uploaded a series of videos featuring Darth Vader, some stormtroopers and scout troopers getting ready for a baseball game, and even playing (against each other). As one of the videos’ descriptions says, Vader was …

If Star Wars Took Place In Australia Instead Of A Galaxy Far, Far Away

The guys at StuntBear have put together, “Aussie Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Bloke,” promising “deep SW references” throughout. Which ones can you find? If you enjoyed that, they also have a Cantina Band rock cover on SoundCloud. [via …

Carrie Fisher Talks Star Wars: Episode VII

Last year, the Walt Disney Company bought Lucasfilm and announced that Star Wars: Episode VII will be coming in 2015. Other Star Wars films, will also be coming in the future, including spin-offs. Since that time, Star Wars fans have …

Character Customization Coming To Star Wars: The Old Republic

Star Wars: The Old Republic was the subject of countless jokes and TORtantic memes last year after the game started to bleed subscribers. The MMO went free-to-play less than a year after launch, and now EA has to retain players …

Star Wars Actor Dies; Richard LeParmentier Was 66

Richard LeParmentier, the actor most famous for playing Admiral Motti in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, has died at the age of 66. The actor, who lived in the U.K., was reportedly visiting relatives in Austin, Texas at …

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

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
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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 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

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
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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

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

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, …