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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

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
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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

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
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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
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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, 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

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?

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 …

Star Wars: The Old Republic is Now a Free-to-Play MMO
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Star Wars: The Old Republic, EA and Bioware’s MMO set in a galaxy far, far away, has officially gone free-to-play. Subscriptions to the game are still available, and provide many of the benefits free players will have to pay for …

Angry Birds Star Wars Path of the Jedi Trailer Released
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Rovio released a new trailer today for Angry Birds Star Wars, featuring an avian Yoda. The video highlights the Path of the Jedi levels, which can be purchased in-game. Anyone who has already played Angry Birds Star Wars has seen …

Wes Anderson Takes On “Star Wars”

What would “Star Wars” be like if Wes Anderson directed it? Quirky and funny with lots of dry humor and oddly lovable characters? More than likely. The people over at “Conan” decided to see for themselves what it would look …

Angry Birds Star Wars Out Today, Cinematic Trailer Released

Today is the biggest day for Star Wars fans since the huge news last week that Lucasfilm was sold to Disney for $4 billion. Rovio has officially launched Angry Birds Star Wars. The game is now available for download for …

Angry Birds Star Wars Official Trailer Released

All the current talk about Star Wars is either how Disney will either improve or ruin the franchise and whether Carrie Fischer and Mark Hamill will be cast in Episode 7. Regardless of the future of Star Wars, two things …

Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Cross Lightsabers in Angry Birds Star Wars

Rovio, the developers of the Angry Birds series, have been releasing preview videos for Angry Birds Star Wars all week long. Each video features a famous Star Wars duo and provides a glimpse of what their characters’ bird-powers will be …

Parody Envisions the New Star Wars Director Brainstorm Over at Disney HQ
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Now that the Star Wars franchise is in the (hopefully) capable hands of Disney, people are already speculating as to who might helm the next installment, slated for a 2015 release. This clever parody imagines what might be going on …

George Lucas’ Money From Disney Already Earmarked
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George Lucas’ monetary worth has long been debated over and speculated on; as the creator of the insanely successful “Star Wars” franchise, he’s been able to line his pockets with gold over the past forty-odd years, and it seems everyone …