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  1. Jordan at FiveRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Nuketown

    "How many Harry Potter movies are there?" Jordan asks me from the back seat of the Wrangler as we drive around Easton. The question isn't surprising; she's just watched Chronicles of Narnia and has decided she's ready to watch the first Harry Potter movie.


  2. An Oral History of Star Wars: Republic CommandoRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Gaming Nexus

    Star Wars: Republic Commando was one of the vanishingly few good things to come out of the execrable Star Wars prequel trilogy. A squad-based shooter that followed an elite team of clone troopers throughout the Clone Wars, it took a darker, more serious approach to the Jar Jar infested setting of the prequels.


  3. .com | Why it is extremely difficult to be a Geek Girl in SARead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | News24

    I invite you into the mind of a South African Geek Girl. I encourage you to step into my world, to feel how I feel about comic books, series and sci-fi movies.


  4. Want your own Death Star First find an old egg box The first Star...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Want your own Death Star? First, find an old egg box... The first Star Wars budget was so tiny Darth Vader's costume was a blanket and the spaceships were cardboard On the whole, it is difficult to conjure up a mental picture of the statistics involved with anything that has to do with Star Wars. What may have begun as a simple science-fiction movie filled with 'adventure, thrills, good versus bad' quickly evolved into 'a grand, galaxy-spanning mythological epic', according to Chris Taylor in this definitively nerdy compendium of facts and figures.


  5. Star Wars: Battlefront release date, gameplay, trailers, news and rumoursRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | TrustedReviews

    Originally announced back at E3 2013, the information about Star Wars: Battlefront has started coming in thick and fast since the game was given a worldwide reveal at the Star Wars Celebration in April. Technically Star Wars: Battlefront 3, the game is the third in the series but it's the first to be released since publisher Electronics Arts obtained exclusive rights to develop Star Wars games for consoles and PC.


  6. Mass Effect Creator to Work on Microsoft HololensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | PC Magazine

    Casey Hudson's movin' on up to Redmond: The former BioWare project director is the new Creative Director at Microsoft Studios. After 15 years at EA/BioWare, Hudson is relocating from Edmonton, Canada to focus primarily on the creative direction of HoloLens Experiences, though he will also work on new Xbox and Windows titles.


  7. An essay concerning how Star Wars illuminates constitutional lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Ars Technica

    Evidently Cass R. Sunstein did. The Harvard Law School constitutional scholar and former administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs for President Obama makes such an argument in his forthcoming Michigan Law Review article titled " Human beings often see coherence and planned design when neither exists.


  8. Mark Hamill on that time he died in a comicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | USA Today

    Mark Hamill has a twofold connection to the action-packed spy flick Kingsman: The Secret Service , . The Star Wars icon has a supporting role as a college professor who gets embroiled in the nefarious global plot of bad guy Valentine - one that has to be stopped by secret agents Harry Hart and Eggsy Unwin .


  9. Star Wars Battlefront Will Have Fighter Squadron ModeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Cinema Blend News

    If there's one thing the Star Wars films do well, it's massive battles full of crazy vehicles and blasters shooting red lasers in every direction. EA and DICE's upcoming Star Wars Battlefront aims to deliver on those epic encounters, too, specifically through the recently announced Fighter Squadron mode.


  10. Community Blog: Gaming's Amazing HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | IGN

    Over the last year I have made a commitment to play games that I was either too young to play when they came out, or were released before I was born, which is now easier than ever thanks to virtual console and PS1 classics on their respective digital stores. Going back to experience many of these old games has been a lot of fun, although occasionally I will try a game that gets a lot of praise and don't like it for whatever reason.


  11. Angela Lansbury, Lawrence Kasdan Tapped for AFI HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Hollywood Reporter

    Angela Lansbury and Lawrence Kasdan will receive honorary degrees from the American Film Institute Conservatory at the school's commencement ceremony on June 10 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Doctorate of Fine Arts degrees will be presented to Lansbury - who received an Honorary Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2013 - and writer, director and producer Kasdan, who has collaborated with J.J. Abrams on the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens.


  12. Watch a Republic Commando dev play the game and recount its creationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Gamasutra

    Before striking out on his own, veteran game programmer and occasional Gamasutra contributor Brett Douville spent time at LucasArts and Bethesda working on everything from X-Wing Alliance to Skyrim . His final LucasArts engagement was a lead programming gig on Star Wars: Republic Commando , and this week he began livestreaming himself playing the game on his Twitch channel while discussing the ins and outs of its development.


  13. Why Electronic Arts' Spectacular Run Will ContinueRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 |

    Electronic Arts is a well-renowned company in the computer games industry and is the world's third-largest gaming company by revenue after Nintendo and Activision Blizzard . The stock has been on a great run since the start of 2014, appreciating over 200% in the time period.


  14. Here's When Star Wars Battlefront Will Make Its Gameplay DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | IGN

    Star Wars Battlefront will be getting its grand gameplay debut next month at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, Electronic Arts and DICE have just revealed. "I really look forward to showing you all more from the game as we get closer to release, and for you guys who are asking me when you can see gameplay, I can tell you that we have great plans for E3," design director Niklas Fegraeus teased in a letter on the game's official site.


  15. Tackling the classicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Argus

    The Australian cast of Point And Shoot, which scooped an Argus Angel last week, have set themselves the challenge of recreating 30 classic movie scenes during their stay in Brighton. Their results are being posted on their website as they take in the city by the sea and now the group is asking for requests from the public.


  16. Orlando Fringe review: 'Best Picture'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Orlando Sentinel

    I roll and powerful Socio-political play delving deeply into the core of race relations with the purpose of gray to communication, healing in celebration of diversity. I roll and powerful Socio-political play delving deeply into the core of race relations with the purpose of gray to communication, healing in celebration of diversity.


  17. Opening The Pages of The Book of Unwritten Tales 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Game Industry

    ... of Unwritten Tales or you like geek humour, then this sequel is sure to make you smile. If you're looking for some LucasArts quality gaming, then I suggest you look elsewhere. The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 has some good ingredients, it just needs to ...


  18. Actor Garrick Hagon On What It Was Like To Be, And Not To Be, Biggs DarklighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Ain't It Cool News

    Played by Garrick Hagon, Biggs was to be spun as Luke Skywalker's best friend back in the original STAR WARS movie - who leaves to go off to fight for the Rebellion against the Empire before Luke Skywalker eventually enters the same fold. Luke and Biggs would then reunite for the Rebellion's attack on the Death Star.


  19. Carrie Fisher's daughter Billie Lourd NOT playing young Princess Leia in Star WarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Daily Mail

    Five dead and 65 injured as train carrying 243 derails and rips apart in Philadelphia: Seven cars crash off the tracks en route from Washington to New York as mayor calls scene a 'disastrous mess' Harrowing footage from inside stricken Amtrak train reveals terror of passengers after it 'suddenly started to shake and then just rolled and rolled' America's busiest stretch of railroad rocked by second major crash in three months: Accident comes just weeks after Westchester wreck killed six FBI say 'no indication of terror' as investigators and NTSB go-team are dispatched to probe cause of Philadelphia rail disaster 'Hero' ex-Congressman tells of chaos and confusion inside cafA car and how he stayed to help others on wrecked train 'Nah I'm ready to go home': Texas man, 32, executed 13 years after he killed his girlfriend, her mother and grandfather North Korean defence minister ... (more)


  20. Zen Pinball 2: Star Wars Rebels / Avengers: AOU review for PS4, Xbox OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Gaming Age

    Clearly, if you enjoy video game pinball, you've got some options nowadays. On one hand, you have The Pinball Arcade, which produces really great renditions of existing tables over the past few decades, covering manufacturers like Bally, Williams, Gottlieb, and Stern.