Can’t wait to get your hands on the new LucasArts game Star Wars: The Force Unleashed? If you live near a GameStop store you can buy one at midnight tonight!
Here’s a handy PDF to find a GameStop near you!
For you parents out there who want to know what all the details are about the upcoming LucasArts game The Force Unleashed, check out this extensive review written just for you, from the folks at What They Play: A Parent’s Guide to Video Games.
Star Wars The Force Unleashed: 10 Things Parents Should Know (What They Play)
In 2005, Wired magazine mapped out how exactly the Star Wars saga (including innovations from ILM, Skywalker Sound and LucasArts) has influenced pop culture, technology, entertainment companies and more over the years.
Read all about it here:
How Star Wars Changed the World (Wired.com)
Here’s a large easy-to-read image of the map from Kottke as well.
Watch this awesome trailer of some of the hottest action scenes and new characters from the highly-anticipated video game Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, in stores Sept. 16, 2008.
More screenshots from the trailer:
If you’ve played enough Star Wars video games over the years, hopefully you’ve noticed the evolution of lightsabers from overly-pixelized sticks to the elegant weapons meant for a more civilized age.
Take a stroll down memory lane with GamesRadar.com Editor Brett Elston as he reminds us of such classics as Atari’s Jedi Arena, Star Wars on NES, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II, Star Wars: Masters of Teras Kasi, Star Wars Trilogy Arcade, Star Wars Episode I: Jedi Power Battles, Star Wars: Obi-Wan, and Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast among others.
Gametrailers.com has posted the first two parts of a fantastic three-part series showcasing the history of Star Wars video games. From the first Empire Strikes Back cartridge made for Atari’s old 2600 in 1982 to the LEGO Star Wars series and beyond, these short docs walk us through the history of Star Wars video gaming with extensive gameplay footage and the classic old 8-bit soundtracks — no quarters required.
Despite the winter rains and gusty February winds, fans of comics, sci-fi and fantasy crowded into the Moscone Center in San Francisco for Wonder-Con. The spacious and drafty Hall A was the setting for Steve Sansweet to present some of what’s coming in the world of Star Wars. What follows is a partial transcript of the hour-long presentation, divided into three parts. The first deals with The Force Unleashed.
Jungle Rancor (with Felucian shaman) will be a Target exclusive available in April
Hasbro revealed a bit of what we can expect from their The Force Unleashed lines, including a very cool Jungle Rancor set. More pics below.
What happens when gamers need a break from fighting in Star Wars Galaxies? They dance! Dance like they’ve never danced before to the musical stylings of Kenny Loggins. That’s what!
Watch your favorite Star Wars: Galaxies characters reenact dance moves from the last scene in the ’80s classic teen flick Footloose!
Check out the fancy digital footwork here:
Footloose (Star Wars Galaxies)
In honor of the launch of Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron and the Sony Star Wars Battlefront PSP Entertainment Pack, Sony and LucasArts threw a launch party at the Sony Metreon in San Francisco.
Check out the photos here:
Renegade Squadron Launch Party