Star Wars Rebels WonderCon Panel Includes Hera Voice Actress

Vanessa Marshall

April 19th is a good day to keep your eyes and ears on the internet if the upcoming Star Wars Rebels interests you in the slightest. There’s going to be an Anaheim WonderCon panel titled, “Behind the Scenes of Star Wars Rebels,” that will include Dave Filoni and ‘special guests’ in appearance. We at least now know one of the special guests, Vanessa Marshall, the voice actress behind Twi’lek pilot extraordinaire Hera.

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Execution Versus Ideas: Another Cancelled LucasArts Game Surfaces

Cancelled Darth Maul GameThere seems to have been a lot of discarded skeletons in LucasArts’ cancelled game closet and recent news marks a Darth Maul-centric one as another casualty. Read more

The Clone Wars Review: Lost Missions: The Unknown

The Unknown

Ever since Revenge of the Sith, the how/why Order 66 worked and how the Jedi nor anyone else knew it was coming has been a burning question in mine (and many fans’) minds. If it was a supposed Order, wouldn’t it be on file somewhere? Did the Jedi and the Republic forget to read the footnotes at the bottom of the agreement to procure the clone troopers from the Kaminoans? What exactly was Order 66? While this episode, “The Unknown,” doesn’t answer all those questions, it’s only just the beginning of a 4-part arc set out to uncover the mystery of Order 66. And for being a part one of four, “The Unknown” is a thrilling and entertaining set-up to a much larger story. Read more

Lead Uncharted Writer Joins Visceral Games Star Wars Project

Amy Hennig

I almost had a heart attack, jumped around for joy, and yelled, “Wizard!” and actually meant it, when I first read this next bit of news. And while you might not when you read it, I’m going to do my best to make sure you realize why I did. Amy Hennig, known most recently and awarded a lot for the Uncharted series of video games on the Playstation 3, has joined Visceral Games as Creative Director for their upcoming Star Wars project.

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Return of the Star Wars Reads Day

Star Wars Reads Day 3

Wildly popular, hugely successful, and with the great message of reading, it’s a no-brainer bringing back Star Wars Reads Day. The official Star Wars site broke the news today, including the exact date festivities commence and a very long list of great author appearances. Check out the press release below and start getting excited for October 11!

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Big Bang Theory and The Goldbergs Get Star Wars Day Episodes

Big Bang Theory

Lucasfilm has teamed up with CBS’ popular and award winning TV show The Big Bang Theory and also ABC’s The Goldbergs for special Star Wars Day episodes. Big Bang Theory has already had James Earl Jones and Carrie Fischer as guest stars so going all out Star Wars is only the natural next step. BBT’s episode is set to air on May 1st, while the The Goldbergs will air on May 6th, so set your DVRs or open up your schedule accordingly.

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Video Game Review: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords

Knights of the Old Republic II The Sith Lords

- Spoiler Review -

Before this review starts in earnest, let me point out a couple of things. Below is a review of Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords with the Restored Content Mod, which is readily available for free on PC. Read more

Star Wars: Assault Team Sneaks Onto Mobile Devices

As silently as Assault Team was announced back in January, it sneaked right onto mobile devices everywhere in the wee hours of the morning. And like any good small assault team, it took everyone by surprise…when it wasn’t as bad as Force Collection. But it’s still a card game, so you’ve kind of need to be into that sort of thing.

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James Arnold Taylor Twitter Q&A Friday

James Arnold Taylor

Voice actors have a habit of being extremely busy, as they can hop between several projects a day, unlike screen actors who mill around a set for weeks or months on end. James Arnold Taylor, upcoming host of Star Wars Weekends, voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi (and tons of other characters, along with recent voice work as Ratchet in the upcoming movie adaptation of the Ratchet and Clank game series and a recent release of his work with Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD) has been getting interview requests left and right. In attempt to reach out to all his fans, he’ll be hosting a Twitter Q&A Friday, March 28th at 3PM/PDT.

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Tour Rancho Obi-Wan On May the 4th!

Rancho Obi Wan May the 4th

If you’re not content with just watching all the movies and tv show for your May the 4th celebration this year, how about a tour of the storied Rancho Obi-Wan? And what if said tour was lead by Steve Sansweet himself? A sweepstakes event for just that has been announced and your time to enter is running out. Check out the press release below!

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Star Wars Pinball: Heroes Within Initial Details

I had begun to worry whether we’d ever see all ten of the tables promised all those binary sunsets ago, but today laid that worry to rest. Star Wars Pinball: Heroes Within was announced this morning, and it includes the final four tables (one more than previous packs): Han Solo, Ep. IV, Droids, and Masters of the Force. Han Solo’s table gets the first trailer and from all Chewie’s howling and Han’s blasting, it’s a good bet you know fun is here.

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Fate of the Jedi: Backlash Charity Auction in Memory of Aaron Allston

Backlash

Far Far Away Radio is hosting a charity auction in memory of author Aaron Allston, with all proceeds going to the American Heart Association! Up for bid is a signed hardcover copy of Fate of the Jedi: Backlash.

Click here to go to the auction currently in progress.
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