Princess Leia Heading to CEII

March 26, 2013 at 8:40 am | Posted in Celebration, Conventions, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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It’s been officially announced that Carrie Fisher will be heading to Star Wars Celebration Europe II.

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Roqoo Depot Roundtable: Changes

March 26, 2013 at 8:28 am | Posted in Regular Feature, Rountable, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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RD Roundtable

RD staff retro podcasting, 6th century style

Starting today, Roqoo Depot is introducing a new regular feature, The Roundtable, where members of our staff will discuss pertinent topics.  Think of it as podcasting in print.

Yesterday we had some fun poking fun at Disney, but today we’re turning to more serious discussion regarding all the changes Disney is bringing about, including the cancellation of TCW and the holds on various other projects.

Skuldren: Recently Disney has announced that they are postponing Star Wars: Detours and they are winding down The Clone Wars by turning what was intended to be season six into bonus content. Keep in mind the general idea for The Clone Wars was to run eight seasons. Star Wars 1313 is also on hold, and the 3D releases of Episodes I and II have been put on hold. All of this has been marketed as “focusing on Episode VII.” Thoughts?

Geralyn: My thoughts are that I just don’t get the TCW cancellation.  The show was amazing and successful and there’s nothing to replace it.  Fans are left hanging in a void.  This does not seem like smart marketing to me.  Now there is talk of layoffs at Lucas Animation.  This upsets me, and it’s another thing I don’t get.  Didn’t Disney leave Pixar alone when they acquired it — just let them do their thing? Continue Reading Roqoo Depot Roundtable: Changes…

Book Review: ‘Hellhole Awakening’ by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson

March 26, 2013 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Reviews, Sci-Fi | Leave a comment
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If you like character driven storytelling in a sci-fi setting, then Hellhole Awakening may be just the book you’re looking for. Kevin J. Anderson and Brian Herbert knock out a solid tale in Hellhole Awakening, the second book in their Hellhole trilogy. Click here to check out our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release: ‘LEGO Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out’ DVD

March 26, 2013 at 12:00 am | Posted in DVD, Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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LEGO Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out hits stores today on DVD and includes a special Darth Vader mini-figure.

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New Release: ‘Hellhole Awakening’ by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson

March 26, 2013 at 12:00 am | Posted in Books, Sci-Fi | Leave a comment
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Hellhole Awakening by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson is out today. This is the second book in their sci-fi epic trilogy. If you character driven tales, you might want to check this one out.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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