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  • Disneyland’s Star Tours II Still Without an Open Date 0 CommentsPosted by on February 23, 2011 under News, Star Wars
    While Florida's Star Tours II will open on May 20th to coincide with the start of this year's Star Wars Weekends, the Disneyland version of the ride still doesn't have an official open date. Al Lutz of Miceage has posted one of his eagerly awaited park updates, and due to all of the things happening in Anaheim in May (Pirates of the Ca... more.
  • Star Tours II Gets Fastpass (Again) 0 CommentsPosted by on February 22, 2011 under Star Wars
    If you're planning to hit Disneyland this summer to ride Star Tours II, the lines will naturally be pretty long. Star Tours has always been one of the most popular rides at the park and with it going through a massive refurbishment to add all-new destinations for the Starspeeder with the ride being in 3D, you can expect very long lines throughout the summer as people swarm to park to check it out.... more.
  • Download The Lost Tribe of the Sith: Sentinel 0 CommentsPosted by on under News, Star Wars
    Starwars.com has posted the sixth book in The Lost Tribe of the Sith e-book series, which you can download in PDF form from their site right here. This is an on-going series set in the Old Republic era that's only released as e-books. If you missed any of the p... more.
  • Chewie Joins The Clone Wars 0 CommentsPosted by on February 17, 2011 under News, Star Wars
    Qui-Gon isn't the only famous Star Wars character who will end up making an appearance in the show's third season. It was announced today that Chewbacca will show up in the show's two-part season finale starting on April 1st, and it isn't a joke. The NY Times has t... more.
  • From The Old Republic…to Facebook games 1 CommentsPosted by on February 16, 2011 under Gaming, News, Star Wars
    The Old Republic has lost one of its captains. Co-Studio Head of BioWare Austin has jumped ship to join Playdom in Austin. Playdom makes Facebook games, which are mostly clones of Zynga's games, and Disney recently snatched them up for a big sum of cash. Walton leaves behind the head job at Bio... more.
  • The Economics of Star Wars 3 CommentsPosted by on under Pics, Star Wars
    This picture is very true. However what it doesn't explain is exactly how Lucas finances the movies and TV shows. That money he makes from the merchandising is what he uses to self-finance the movies. All the merchandise releases of the original trilogy went into building up ILM and Skywalker Sound. When Lucas decided to do the Special Editions, he re-released the original versions on home vid... more.
  • Want Star Tours Toys Without Travelling to Disneyland? 0 CommentsPosted by on February 15, 2011 under Star Wars
    Recently, we've posted some pictures of the exclusive Star Tours toys available at the Disney Parks. Naturally not every Star Wars fan has ready access to either Disneyland or Walt Disney World, and they will naturally want some of these toys. Thankfully, there's a way you can get them without travelling any further than your mai... more.
  • 5 Plot Holes We Just Don’t Discuss 101 CommentsPosted by on February 14, 2011 under Comics, Featured, Lists, Star Wars
    Plot holes are inevitable.  To err is human, and as such, no work of fiction will ever be without plot holes.  Heck, there are plot holes in religious texts, so what makes us think a comic book or film about space travel will fair any better?  That said, there are a few that are glaring, with little to no explanation, and it seems we just accept them as they are. Kryptoniansmore.
  • Check out the “Skytroopers” from Star Tours II 0 CommentsPosted by on under Star Wars
    If you're wondering what the new "Skytroopers" from Star Tours II looks like, here's the first look at their design. Starwars.com posted a preview of all the new Star Wars toys being shown at Toy Fair, and as part of that they included the two theme park exclusive Star Tours figure packs. As part of the "Ambush Pack", ... more.
  • Hasbro’s Comic Con 2011 Star Wars Exclusive 1 CommentsPosted by on under News, Star Wars
    Every year at Comic Con, just about every company has some kind of merchandise that's exclusive to the show. If it doesn't sell out prior to the show even opening through special pre-show orders, the lines for these exclusives usually wrap around the exhibition hall on Preview Night. This year's Hasbro Star Wars exclusive will likely cause massive amounts of broken bones as people fight to the dea... more.
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