Category Archives: Games & Tech

Star Tours To Split Prequel and Original Trilogy from Sequel Trilogy

WDW News Today is reporting that Star Tours attractions at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland Park is planning on updating the ride experience giving riders the option of experiences elements of Episode 1-6 or 7-8 and beyond – essentially splitting the characters and locations from the Prequel and Original Trilogies from current Sequel Trilogy (pre- and post-Disney acquisition of Lucasfilm if you will). Head on over to WDWNT for the details.

Update: Apple Exclusive Sphero R2-Q5 Found via App

A reddit user DarthCaloNord found that there is an unannounced exclusive Sphero R2-Q5 coming soon to Apple stores while scrubbing through the Sphero Droids app code. The product itself seems to be confirmed via this hidden page on Sphero’s website.

Thanks to Prensa Imperial for the heads up.

UPDATE: The page on Sphero’s website has been removed.

Rey Not to Be Included in Monopoly Set After All

Last year during the height of the #WheresRey campaign, Hasbro addressed parent/fan/collector concerns regarding the omission of Rey as a game piece in the Monopoly The Force Awakens Set.

Today, the Chicago Tribune has posted a follow-up and “due to insufficient interest”, the game won’t be updated to include her (in the U.S.). But all is not lost as the representative for Hasbro states that the piece was in fact made and is available through Hasbro’s Customer Service department.

Phone: 1-800-327-8264
E-mail: CustomerService@HasbroToyShop.com

Pre-Registration for Star Wars: Puzzle Droids™ Starts Today

Pre-registration for Star Wars: Puzzle Droids begins today on Google Play™! Star Wars: Puzzle Droids is a brand new match-3 adventure that invites players to tap into the holographic memory bank of BB-8 for an epic Star Wars™ adventure. The game features familiar scenes and previously untold stories alongside engaging puzzle gameplay, as told from a unique perspective.

Players can travel through the galaxy to complete missions and collect rewards while creating masterful combos, unleashing epic power-ups and defeating devious enemies.

Fans are invited to experience Star Wars: Puzzle Droids at Star Wars Celebration on April 13-16 in Orlando.

Click here to pre-register now.