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LucasArts and BioWare Unveil Star Wars Online Universe

Millions of people log on to Blizzard's Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) World of Warcraft every day. The game is a sensation around the world, and has arguably made Blizzard the king of PC gaming. However, WoW's popularity ... has demonstrated that there is room in the marketplace for rival franchises, and LucasArts recently revealed plans to bring people together online via the Star Wars universe. With the media buzzing about at a recent San Francisco unveiling, LucasArts and BioWare (makers of the popular Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic series) announced Star Wars ... (view more)

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Star Wars Blasting TV Screen Soon

Since so many tech fans are also, quite naturally, Star Wars fans (myself included), many of you might be interested in what 'ol George Lucas is doing now that his most famous movie franchise is complete. According to some reports, he's taking the ... next logical step: television. You could call it a step down the entertainment ladder, but it only makes sense that Lucas would capitalize on Star Wars' massive popularity by bringing it to TV. However, don't expect to see your favourite characters from the flicks; Lucas assures fans that this will introduce the lives of formerly minor characters. " ... (view more)

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Suits to Celebrate Business Launch of Vista November 30

At the Halo 2 launch in 2004, thousands upon thousands of gaming geeks lined up on a cold and wet November night to amongst the first people to play Master Chief's latest adventure. Not long after that, millions upon millions of Star Wars nerds ... filed through city streets and into theaters to catch a glimpse of Darth Vader's exciting unveiling. My only question is this: What will the business Vista launch be like, come November 30? Vista's release has been anticipated by corporations for years, not unlike the buzz surrounding techie favorites like Halo and Star Wars. The clock is ticking down ... (view more)

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