Tag: Star Wars

‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Will Address The ‘Reylo’ Relationship Between Rey And Kylo Ren

Imagine you’re Daisy Ridley. After a long day of shooting Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, you get back to your hotel and open up a bottle of wine to relax. One glass turns into two turns into three, and before long, you’re tipsy and reading Reylo fan fiction on the internet, a.k.a. a normal […]

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‘Star Wars’ Fans Are Perplexed Over Why One Main Character Isn’t On ‘The Rise Of Skywalker’ Merchandise

This past Friday was Force Friday, when Star Wars fans were encouraged to spend dollars and/or credits on Star Wars merchandise. In that sense, it’s like literally every other day of the year. But what makes Force Friday extra-wallet draining is that it features the debut of brand-new product for, in the case of this […]

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J.J. Abrams Makes The Case For Why ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Needs To Have Palpatine In It

The first Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker teaser trailer ended with the surprise return of an old foe: Sheev himself, Emperor Palpatine, who was last seen falling into a chasm at the end of Return of the Jedi. (Revenge of the Sith? Never heard of it.) To be fair, we never actually see the […]

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Star Wars: Triple Force Friday features D-O droid and other tech toys

On October 4, Disney is launching Triple Force Friday, a retail event for products for its triple entertainment offering this fall: the Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker film; the Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order video game; and the Star Wars: The Mandalorian Disney+ live action television show. Among the toys on display at […]

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Vader Immortal: Episode II is available now

Developer ILMxLab used Facebook’s Oculus Connect 6 developer conference to launch the Vader Immortal: Episode II today. The Star Wars VR experience is available for both Oculus Rift and Oculus Quest right now. As you would expect from an episodic experience, Vader Immortal’s second installment picks up where the last one left off. It has […]

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Star Wars: Jedi Knight II doesn’t have inverted look controls on Switch … yet

Star Wars: Jedi Knight II – Jedi Outcast launched today on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. This is a re-release of the 2002 PC, Xbox, and GameCube adventure that doesn’t include the multiplayer. But that’s not the only thing developer Aspyr left out of the Switch and PS4 ports. The studio also didn’t include the […]

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Aspyr spreads beyond Mac with classic Star Wars game for the Switch and PS4

Aspyr has been known for decades for its Apple ports of video games. But the Austin, Texas-based company has expanded it repertoire and today it is launching a classic Star Wars game for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. Elizabeth Howard, vice president of publishing at Aspyr, said in an interview with GamesBeat that this […]

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Even Pedro Pascal Thought He Was Playing A Classic ‘Star Wars’ Character In ‘The Mandalorian’

Disney’s upcoming live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian will take its cues from the original trilogy while exploring various threads that lead into the current one. Despite all of this, and especially despite the fact that Pedro Pascal’s titular character looks an awful lot like the iconic bounty hunter Boba Fett, The Mandalorian is not […]

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‘A Quiet Place’ Writers Turned Down Lucasfilm’s Offer To Work On ‘Star Wars’ And ‘Indiana Jones’

Even if you don’t know the names of Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, you’re familiar with their work. Last year, John Krasinski and Emily Blunt brought their screenplay, A Quiet Place, to life on the big screen, making it one of the most financially and critically successful horror films in recent memory. While Krasinski and […]

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‘The Mandalorian’ Found Inspiration From A Famous Scene In The Original ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy

The Mandalorian — the first live-action Star Wars TV series — debuts in just over two months, which seems like an impossibly long time (long time). But when you’ve gone your entire life without the Red Viper as an intergalactic bounty hunter and Taika Waititi as an assassin droid, what’s another 60-something days? Besides, once […]

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Star Wars: Jedi Knight II – Jedi Outcast hits Nintendo Switch

The Force-user so nice, his game says Jedi twice. Developer Aspyr is porting Star Wars: Jedi Knight II – Jedi Outcast, which is an absurd name, to the Nintendo Switch on September 24. This version of the game only includes the single-player adventure, so no multiplayer for those of you who want to slice up […]

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‘The Mandalorian’ Will Dig Into The Mostly Unknown Origins Of The First Order

Lucasfilm With Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker set to wrap up the nine-film series in a neat little bow that will supposedly look nothing like Game of Thrones‘ series finale, all eyes will be focused on the final adventures of Rey, Finn, Poe, Kylo and the gang this Christmas. A month before that, though […]

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A ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Star Insists The End Is ‘Less Controversial’ Than ‘Game Of Thrones’

LUCASFILM Among the many, many things that Disney’s D23 expo exposed fans and shareholders to, one of the brightest (or darkest?) hallmarks was the minute’s worth of new footage from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Billed as the final film of the original Star Wars saga, the series’ ninth entry is sure to garner […]

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A Marvel Comics Editor Shares How He Got His Banned Disneyland Star Wars Coke Bottle Through TSA

Getty Image Star Wars fans can’t contain their excitement this month after the D23 Expo’s unveiling of The Mandalorian trailer for Disney+ and new Rise of Skywalker footage. Their boundless enthusiasm poured over into Walt Disney World’s Galaxy’s Edge opening on Thursday morning, where rides were packed long before sunrise. The attraction’s also big news […]

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