News tagged with star wars

Five video game trends expected at E3

With the launch of the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Wii U in the video game industry's rearview mirror, the spotlight at this week's Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles is expected to shift back to ...

Jun 08, 2014
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US Navy ready to deploy laser for first time

Some of the Navy's futuristic weapons sound like something out of "Star Wars," with lasers designed to shoot down aerial drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds.

Feb 17, 2014
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Netflix to show final season of 'Clone Wars'

Netflix's Internet video service is coming to the rescue of "Star Wars" fans left in limbo by the abrupt cancellation of "The Clone Wars," an animated television series that embellishes the lore of the Jedi ...

Feb 13, 2014
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Disney lays off staff at game developer LucasArts

(AP)—Four months after acquiring "Star Wars" maker Lucasfilm, The Walt Disney Co. is shutting down video game production at subsidiary LucasArts and laying off staff as it focuses on the less-risky, less-expensive path ...

Apr 03, 2013
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Peering into a gateway opened 50 years ago

Saturday marked the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the quasar - an extremely bright object powered by matter falling into a super-massive black hole lying in the heart of a galaxy.

Mar 17, 2013
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In Canada, 'Star Wars' exhibit asks who we are

A new exhibit exploring human identity through the "Star Wars" universe and the epic sci-fi saga's quirky characters kicks off a multi-city world tour in Montreal on Thursday.

Apr 17, 2012
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Review: Fresh stories propel 'The Old Republic'

(AP) -- How do you make that familiar galaxy far, far away fresh again? Take it back to an even longer time ago. Way back. Well before Vader, Luke, Leia, Yoda and especially Jar Jar. More than 3,000 years ...

Jan 26, 2012
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