New Excerpt for Shadow Games

August 25, 2011 at 6:04 pm | Posted in Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Update: Star Wars Books added the following mini excerpt…

“Confidence,” Dash retorted, annoyed at being pulled out of his pleasant reverie. “The Outrider is twice the ship the Falcon is.” As far as he was concerned Solo’s boat was a scow compared with Dash’s heavily modified YT-2400.

StarWars.com has posted a seven page excerpt from the upcoming novel Shadow Games. You can read the excerpt here. Shadow Games is written by Michael Reaves and Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff and will be out November 29, 2011 in paperback and eBook formats.

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An Detailed Look at Star Wars Blu-ray

August 25, 2011 at 2:42 pm | Posted in Blu-ray, Movies, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

TheHDRoom took a comprehensive look at the Star Wars Blu-ray collection. If you’re looking forward to the release and are searching for a nice preview of what to expect, I recommend checking out the articles. The articles includes lots of pictures and details on all the bonuses and changes, plus some videos. You can read the three part series here.

Remember the Star Wars Blu-ray collection will be out September 16th.

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Hurricane Irene Inbound

August 25, 2011 at 11:34 am | Posted in Science News | Leave a comment

Today’s Science Thursday post is of a more serious nature. As if the 5.9 earthquake on Tuesday wasn’t enough to startle people on the East Coast, now Hurricane Irene looms on the ocean as it closes in on the coast. With winds already clocked at 115 mph, the effects of the storm could be severe as it hits stateside since the path of the storm is predicted to turn north today. The National Weather Service has warned that “widespread damaging winds, torrential rain, coastal flooding, dangerous rip currents/waves and beach erosion” could happen as a result of Irene and anyone in the projected path should make preparations as soon as possible. New Jersey is especially on guard due to the threat of flooding and the high amount of rainfall they’ve already received. Continue Reading Hurricane Irene Inbound…

Win A Free Copy of the 20th Anniversary Edition Heir to the Empire

August 25, 2011 at 10:27 am | Posted in Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Gameinformer has posted an excerpt from the 20th Anniversary Edition Heir to the Empire and is giving three lucky fans a chance to win a free copy of the upcoming book. Winners will be picked Friday, so hurry on over and leave a comment with your impression of the book to get a chance to win. (via The Star Wars Report)

The 20th Anniversary Edition Heir to the Empire will be out September 6th.

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Millennium Falcon Owner’s Workshop Manual New Cover

August 25, 2011 at 9:54 am | Posted in Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Random House has posted a new version of the cover for the Millennium Falcon Owner’s Workshop Manual. Not a huge change, but this one does differ from the early version with a much more finished feel to it. You can see the original cover here as well as more details about the upcoming book.

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FanExpo Canada 2011

August 25, 2011 at 7:46 am | Posted in Comic Books, Events, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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FanExpo Canada kicks off today. The four day event will include a lot of celebrities. The long list of famous actors includes William Shatner, Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Hayden Panettiere (Heroes), Eliza Dushku (Dollhouse), Lee Majors, Katee Sackhoff, Barbara Eden, Anthony Daniels, Gary Kurtz (SW Producer), Michael Shanks, Kevin Sorbo, Nichelle Nichols (Uhura), Michael Biehn, Lance Henriksen, Martin Landau, Robert Englund (Freddy Kruger), and Malcom McDowell.

There will also be tons of Star Wars events including Continue Reading FanExpo Canada 2011…

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