A not-so-long time ago, in a galaxy pretty nearby, fans lined up to buy toys of Captain Phasma, Kylo Ren and other brand new characters from a movie they wouldn’t see for another three months. Only one franchise could harness that kind of blind power: Star Wars. And that’s because Star Wars and toys go together like…
Let’s take a look at video games’ favorite scene from the Star Wars series: the battle of Hoth. Developers have been trying for over 30 years to get it right.
Even before George Lucas created his Special Editions, the filmmaker was tinkering with Star Wars. Case in point, if you saw the 1977 original in 1977, it didn’t have an “Episode” or even a title beyond “Star Wars.” That was added in 1981 and ever since then, the changes haven’t stopped.
Legendary British special effects wizard Stuart Freeborn, who is responsible for some of science fiction's most memorable on-screen characters, has passed away at the age of 98.
Mika is studying English, and in her pursuit of the English language, she's been appearing in videos, explaining movies. Here, she explains The Empire Strikes Back. And she does a wonderful job.
The video game holiday cards keep on coming. This one is from Lucasfilm and is, perhaps, a preview of a new character being digitally added to The Empire Strikes Back.
Sorry, PlayStation Home fans, but news about furniture in Sony's PlayStation 3 virtual world seldom excites me...except when we're looking at an AT-AT table or a chair based on the Millennium Falcon escaping a space worm. Starting tomorrow, $10 for this set in Home.
Just in time for the 30th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back, BioWare reveals the frozen wastes of Hoth as the next playable planet in Star Wars: The Old Republic.
The Empire Strikes Back was released in the U.S. 30 years ago this week. On Wednesday, some of its stars (and friends) attended an anniversary screening.
Show your Rebel pride, your Imperial allegiance or your carefree bounty hunter love with new The Empire Strikes Back-themed Avatar gear, adorable enough to force almost any Star Wars fan to drop Microsoft Points on virtual clothing.
I've finally caught on. The Hoth-themed recruiting booth at Game Developers Conference last month was a clue. The e-mail about rare movie set photos seals it. It's the 30th anniversary of the Empire Strikes Back this year. Nostalgia time.
Maybe you've noticed, maybe you haven't, but it seems Activision CEO Bobby Kotick has been taking quite a few little digs at its fellow giant Electronic Arts these days — perhaps coincidentally, the same digs many of you have been taking at EA in the comments of my recent stories on the company's bid to purchase…