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Posted by Chris on August 27, 2015 at 12:11 PM CST |
It's not much, but we get to see something really cool that deals with Finn and a weapon for a more civilized age! Spoiler forthcoming if you don't want to see anything until December 18th...
Posted by Dustin on August 28, 2015 at 09:49 PM CST |
Here's an image of the Hasbro poster that will be distributed on Force Friday featuring Ray, Finn and Poe. Image courtesy of twitter user @StarWarsJunk!
Posted by Dustin on August 28, 2015 at 07:54 PM CST |
In addition to the Hasbro RC BB-8, Sphere will be releasing their own version that appears to have quite a few more bells and whistles. This image from Joe K and the Everything BB-8 Facebook group.
Posted by Dustin on August 28, 2015 at 01:27 PM CST |
The might of the Empire grows and fan-favorite Clone Troopers debut in new episodes of Star Wars Rebels season two beginning Wednesday, October 14th. Check out the full press release from Lucasfilm, and a new video clip in the full report!
Posted by Dustin on August 28, 2015 at 11:33 AM CST |
Our friend Matt Martin from StarWars.com recently sat down and interviewed Shane Turgeon, author of the popular Star Wars tattoo book, Force In The Flesh. If you have ever attended a Star Wars Celebration show, Shane is the guy who helps organize the Tattoo Pavilion where fans can get custom Star Wars tattoo's right there on the spot. He's also been a friend of ours and contributor at Rebelscum.com for over ten years now. Check out the interview right here!
Posted by Dustin on August 28, 2015 at 10:57 AM CST |
The standard version of Turtle Beach's Sandtrooper gaming headset will be offered in the UK, Australia, and in select territories across Europe, while a limited edition Sandtrooper gaming headset will be offered only at Best Buy in the U.S. Each limited edition Sandtrooper headset will be individually numbered and include an extra set of swappable Star Wars speaker plates, truly making it something fans will want to add to their collection.
Posted by Chris on August 27, 2015 at 09:07 PM CST |
Not to be outdone by its larger counterparts at the theme parks, the Disney Store will also feature a separate version of the Force Friday celebration with exclusives and activities. Full details inside!
Posted by Chris on August 27, 2015 at 01:00 PM CST |
The official Star Wars Celebration website has just announced that in addition to all 3-day tickets selling out last month, now, all Saturday Adult passes are gone. With 322 days until the event, attendance is looking extremely positive so far.
Posted by Chris on August 27, 2015 at 12:11 PM CST |
It's not much, but we get to see something really cool that deals with Finn and a weapon for a more civilized age! Spoiler forthcoming if you don't want to see anything until December 18th...
Posted by Chris on August 27, 2015 at 11:09 AM CST |
Details about Disney's own Force Friday festivities have been announced on their theme park merchandise website. Get the full rundown inside!
Posted by Dustin on August 27, 2015 at 10:54 AM CST |
As debris from battles above shower the desert ground, the feeling of chaos is intensifying. A Star Destroyer has just crash-landed and some of its engines are still smoking. The battle has just begun...
Posted by Dustin on August 27, 2015 at 10:37 AM CST |
Fans who subscribe to EMPIRE magazine will get their own collectible cover featuring BB-8 as shown above. They also posted two new images of Finn on set of The Force Awakens. The magazine is available today at retail with two other collectible covers and a large section of the magazine dedicated to coverage of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Posted by Dustin on August 27, 2015 at 10:20 AM CST |
Star Wars fan Nicholas S. scored the Hasbro Target exclusive remote control BB-8 as shown above. According to the price sheet posted yesterday this item is $79.99. You can see a video of the droid in action at the Everything BB-8 Facebook page here.
Posted by Dustin on August 26, 2015 at 06:59 PM CST |
New television commercial mentions October but no definitive date given.
Posted by Dustin on August 26, 2015 at 03:28 PM CST |
BB-8 has quickly become a fan favorite, and the full functioning version of the rolling ball astromech made his actual debut at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim.
Posted by Dustin on August 26, 2015 at 10:54 AM CST |
I've been getting a lot of feedback from established Star Wars collectors that they are not going to be participating in any Force Friday activities. Will you be partaking in the midnight madness? Or has this massive marketing machine of "gotta have it first" finally run its course? We're interested in what our readers think. Please sound off on the subject in our comments section, we'd love to hear any and all feedback regarding this upcoming event.
Posted by Dustin on August 26, 2015 at 10:45 AM CST |
Star Wars: The Force Awakens products are set to be unveiled in the world's first-ever global live toy unboxing event. Unfolding over 18 hours in 15 cities and 12 countries. Check out the full press release in the full report!
Posted by Chris on August 26, 2015 at 09:00 AM CST |
Star Wars Celebration Anaheim left us all with many wonderful memories. From seeing new footage of The Force Awakens to getting pictures & autographs from our favorite celebrities to meeting lifelong friends, SWCA allowed fans of all kinds to have an experience like no other! In a series entitled "Celebration Stories," fans share unique and interesting tales with TheForce.Net straight from the convention floor and beyond!
Posted by Jay on August 26, 2015 at 08:32 AM CST |
Shane Turgeon's The Force In The Flesh Volume II is now on sale through Amazon (regularly $80). If you haven't grabbed this very cool book yet, make sure to follow the top link in this story to get your copy! You can also get an excellent box set of Volume I and II thru his website, www.theforceintheflesh.com.
Posted by Chris on August 26, 2015 at 08:00 AM CST |
WE'RE BAAAAAAACK, well, sort of. We love having a new episode of Star Wars Rebels to talk about it but we're not so thrilled that it came right in the middle of convention season! Sorry for the delay in getting this episode out to you all, but it's a good one. Join Spencer as he hosts a roundtable discussion with the gang from RadioFreeTatooine.com. Listen to the episode here!