StarWars.com Weekly Roundup: February 15, 2013

StarWars.com Team | February 15, 2013

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Wondering what’s been happening at StarWars.com? Here’s a quick roundup of what you might have missed this week!

A VERY STAR WARS VALENTINE’S DAY

There’s more to Star Wars than lightsabers and blasters and bounty hunters — there’s also lots of love! StarWars.com celebrated Valentine’s Day this week with the above video, “I Love Star Wars: Romance in a Galaxy Far, Far Away,” in which Bonnie Burton takes a look at the many great relationships of Star Wars.

But that’s not all! Be sure to check out even more of our Valentine’s Day-themed content, including some special blog posts:

“Making Star Wars Love Connections in the 501st Legion”
by Albin Johnson
“You Are the C-3PO to My R2-D2″ by Ashley Eckstein
“Han and Leia: Why They’re Perfect Together” by Jennifer Heddle
“DIY Couples Clothespin Dolls: Star Wars Edition!” by Tessa Braun
…and a special cartoon by Katie Cook.

THE CLONE WARS SEASON FIVE, EPISODE 18 PREVIEW

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The four-part finale of The Clone Wars Season Five continues! Tune in to Cartoon Network tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. for “The Jedi Who Knew Too Much,” which finds Ahsoka and Tarkin at odds over the Jedi Temple-bombing investigation. For a sneak peek at “The Jedi Who Knew Too Much,” take a look at StarWars.com’s preview guide, featuring clips, slideshows, and more.

In case you missed it, last week’s episode of The Clone Wars, “Sabotage,” is streaming for free on StarWars.com. Go behind the scenes of the episode with the accompanying exclusive featurette, “The Cost of the Clone Wars.”

CELEBRATION EUROPE NEWS

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There were some major new Celebration Europe announcements this week: Lucasfilm’s Pablo Hidalgo is confirmed to host the Behind-The-Scenes Stage, fan-made props and sets for the event have been revealed, and more.

STAR WARS ACTION FIGURES GET BIGGER

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Action figure collectors have wondered for years whether or not Hasbro would make Star Wars toys in the 6″ scale. They need wonder no more: Hasbro has officially announced a new line of 6″ Star Wars figures, the Black Series, featuring multiple points of articulation and tons of detail. And they look amazing.

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