When Disney acquired Lucasfilm earlier this year, Kingdom Hearts fans no doubt saw the immediate possibilities of the massive new addition. That isn't lost on series director Tetsuya Nomura, who would like to add Star Wars characters to Kingdom Hearts III if possible. Read on for more.
To paraphrase Spike Spiegel, there are three things I don't care for... kids... Pocky ... and Star Wars. Still, I have to admit that Glico's new promo campaign is pretty adorable. The confectionery company is debuting a set of Star Wars themed snack items in Japan this week, headlined by light saber style Pocky Giant packs and sticks. Get a look after the jump.
Rumor has it the mouse is about to re-decorate his house - Florida’s Disney World is getting a galactic-sized face lift by way of a Star Wars theme park. Check out the details after the jump.
A long time ago, on hardware far, far away, Star Wars: Battlefront blasted its way into the hearts of gamers--even people who didn't like shooters! The franchise is making a comeback thanks to DICE and EA--hit the jump to check out an early teaser!
The corporate fall out of Disney buying Star Wars was pretty much the nail in the coffin for Cartoon Network's Clone Wars. Looks like the Star Peace will not be lasting too long, because a Disney has started production on Star Wars Rebels. More after the jump.
The next major play after Disney's acquisition of the Star Wars franchise has been revealed. Following the recent closure of Lucasarts, the Walt Disney Company officially signed an exclusive multi-year deal with Electronic Arts to develop and publish games based on Star Wars. Read on for more.
On one of this week's episodes of NBC's Parks and Recreation, Patton Oswalt takes the stand to deliver a whopper of a filibuster. However, his lengthy improvised bit—in which he pitches a version of Star Wars Episode VII that mixes in the Marvel universe and more—isn't even in the episode, but you can watch it after the jump.
In the latest stop in Darth Vader's chase of Rebel spies through the tourist spots of Japan, the Sith Lord scouts out the famous Osaka Castle. Get a look at the new Disney/Star Wars promo spot after the jump.
It's not Hoth. It's Sapporo, Japan in winter! Tracking the Rebel Army, and promoting the May opening of an upgraded Tokyo Disneyland Star Tours attraction, Darth Vader has made his way to the northern island of Hokkaido. Get a look after the jump.
Disney has been accused of plenty of malfeasance over the years, but inviting a Sith invasion? That's pretty low! In a new promo, they have Darth Vader and a pair of storm troopers (presumably neither of which is Danny Choo) scouting the country in anticipation of the May opening of an upgraded Tokyo Disneyland Star Tours attraction. Get a look after the jump.
What could make J.J. Abrams more powerful than helming both Star Trek and Star Wars? How about making movies based off Valve’s hit games, Half-Life and Portal? Check out the details after the jump.
Star Wars news seems to be a bit of a game of whack a mole. Rumors randomly crop up, only to be denied rapidly. However, the latest is apparently surviving the impulse to whack. According to The Wrap, Argo's Ben Affleck was under consideration to direct Disney's Star Wars: Episode VII, but J.J. Abrams (Star Trek, Mission Impossible, Lost, Alias) is on the way to getting the nod. More after the jump.
BioWare is rare among major game developers for their inclusion of same-sex relationships in their flagship titles. All that forward thinking has taken a strange turn, though, as a new expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic has placed every LGBT character in the game on a single planet! Read on for more details!
This weekend, on a Japanese quiz show, Mika Mifune recounted how her father, Toshiro Mifune, star of legendary Akira Kurosawa samurai movies such as Yojimbo and Seven Samurai, turned down offers to play Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader in the original Star Wars. Now, the franchise is circling back around with talk that Zack Snyder may be directing a Seven Samurai inspired SW film. More after the jump.