Star Tours 2 Full Ride Video
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on May 20, 2011 under News, Star Wars, Videos
This morning while Star Tours: The Adventures Continue was having it's grand re-opening in Florida with George Lucas, Disneyland in Anaheim allowed 1200 people and one guest to ride the new Starspeeder 1000 before the June 3rd opening. The parking lots opened at 3:00am for the people selected for the special event, and the majority of the line was actually put through the ride nearly an hour befor... more.
Preview the Star Tours 2 Destinations
2 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under News, Star Wars, Videos
Inside the Magic, a Disney-related podcast, somehow got their hands on a video showcasing some of the actual ride video from Star Tours 2. While they're not the whole sequences from the ride, it does give you a good idea about what each planet features. The video shows the space battle above Coruscant, Hoth, Kashyyyk, Naboo, Tatooine, the Millennium Falcon, the Death Star, and the Darth Vader intr... more.
C-3PO Raps in This 1986 Star Tours Promo
3 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on May 19, 2011 under Star Wars, Videos
What's more embarrassing than the Star Wars Holiday Special? C-3PO rapping in this 1986 promo for Star Tours that aired on ABC. Thankfully, Threepio's rap is only at the beginning, and then things are turned over to Buck Rogers himself who guides a young Ernie Reyes Jr. through the original Star Tours queue. There's some footage of the original ride film, and there's even an interview with George ... more.
Star Tours’ New 3D Tech
2 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under News, Star Wars, Tech
The newly upgraded 3D version of Star Tours officially opens tomorrow in Florida (with non-Cast Member previews beginning in California as well), and people will finally be able to experience Star Wars in 3D. What's cool about the new Star Tours is that it uses a 3D technology, and glasses, that hasn't yet been seen in many theaters. This isn't the ancient two-projector film-based tech that's used... more.
First Star Tours 2 Commercial
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on May 18, 2011 under News, Star Wars, Videos
With the Star Wars Weekends and the re-opening of Star Tours taking place in Florida in just a couple days, Disney has begun airing the first commercial for Star Tours 2. This commercial is airing now on the East Coast, and should begin airing on the West Coast as we get closer to the June 3rd re-opening of the ride there. It's short, the Ackbar is pretty horrible, but it gives a quick preview of ... more.
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Two Hours of Old Republic Footage
2 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under Comics, News, Star Wars
A Star Wars: The Old Republic beta tester broke their NDA this weekend by streaming more than two hours of gameplay to Justin.tv. There's now an archive of it online in which you can see character creation and a bit of Sith and Jedi gameplay. The entire thing runs two hours and you get a good sample of the combat and voiced dialog. Who knows how long the archive will remain up, but until BioWare m... more.
That’s No Moon…
4 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on May 13, 2011 under Pics, Star Wars
This is a sun shade we all would love to have in our cars. Lucasfilm was actually selling this in the official Star Wars shop for a while until they ran out. You can still find one online if you look around, and they shouldn't set you back more than $20. ... more.