Category Archives: Games & Tech

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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Lucasfilm today has announced LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a new entry in the No. 1 LEGO video game franchise, allowing players to experience all the action of the hit film combined with LEGO’s hallmark humor and visual style. Coming June 28, 2016, for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 (along with exclusive DLC), PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, and Windows PC.

Head to StarWars.com for the full details and check out the trailer on their official YouTube page.

You can preorder the Deluxe Edition for Playstation 4 or XBOX One which includes a Finn/FN-2197 mini figure.

Custom Kylo Ren/”Matt” Radar Technician Figures

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It was only a matter of time. Since the hilarious Undercover Boss: Starkiller Base skit aired on SNL last weekend, customizers have taken the initiative in creating action figure versions of Kylo Ren as “Matt” the Radar Technician. SlashGear.com has posted an article that features an image we shared via social media last night and have posted another giving “Matt” the Black Series treatment.

If this doesn’t scream convention exclusive or at least cosplay material, we’ve failed as a fandom.

Control Sphero BB-8 Via New Wearable Tech

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Gizmodo has posted an article regarding the development of a new wearable piece of tech from Sphero to control their popular BB-8. The wrist-worn device uses simple hand gestures to control the rolling droid rather than relying on an app on a smartphone. It will be available later this year as standalone purchase or bundled with BB-8. Also stated in their article is Sphero’s plan to release a weathered/battle-damaged version of the droid as well.

Disney Infinity 3.0 Light FX Figures Available Now

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Today, Disney Interactive introduced a new set of six playable  limited edition Star Wars™ Light FX character figures for Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition. The collectible figures have Lightsabers™ that light up when placed onto the Disney Infinity Base and include Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader from Star Wars™ Rise Against the Empire, Anakin Skywalker, Yoda and Obi-Wan Kenobi from Star Wars™ Twilight of the Republic and Kanan Jarrus from Star Wars Rebels™.

Click on through for the details on where each are available and slight sculpt differences from the original releases.

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Episode #82: Thankful For Star Wars

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We are only a few days away from Thanksgiving and there isn’t a better time to be a Star Wars collector. On this episode of The Realm Recap, Flyguy and I discuss the latest in Star Wars collecting – everything from Hasbro, LEGO, Gentle Giant, Hot Toys, Funko and more! It’s all in the jammed-packed episode 82 of The Realm Recap

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Disney Infinity 3.0 Now Available for Apple TV

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GLENDALE, Calif. – (Nov. 11, 2015) – Disney Interactive today launched Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition for Apple TV, giving families a new way to play the game this holiday. The Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition Starter Pack, which includes the SteelSeries Nimbus Wireless Controller and a black Bluetooth Disney Infinity Base, is available now at Apple retail stores nationwide. Click on through for the full press release.

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Star Wars “Hour of Code” Tutorial

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Lesson Features Leia and Rey from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as well as R2-D2, C-3PO and BB-8 

SEATTLE, WA. and GLENDALE, CA. (Nov. 9, 2015) – Today, Code.org unveiled a Star Wars-themed computer science tutorial featuring Princess Leia, C-3PO and R2-D2 as well as Rey and BB-8 from the upcoming film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The online lesson kicks off the third-annual global Hour of Code campaign, in honor of Computer Science Education Week, December 7-13, 2015.

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