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23. September 2013 13:29
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Nintendo Power - Super Empire Strikes Back

23. September 2013 13:29 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Both the September and October issues of Nintendo Power featured articles on Super Empire Strikes Back. The first was an interesting behind the scenes look at the making of the videogame, while the latter was the standard guide to help you play the game. [More]
Nintendo Power - Super Empire Strikes Back
 

18. September 2013 09:10
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Nintendo Power - Super Star Wars

18. September 2013 09:10 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

The screen fills with stars, then the world famous theme music bursts out and the adventure begins all over again. Lucasarts Entertainment and JVC, along with innovative developer. Sculptured Software, have recreated the cinematic experience for the Super NES, only this time the fate of the galaxy lies in your hands. Super Star Wars truly uses the force of the Super NES, with digitized frames and sound effects from the movie, dazzling Mode 7 effects, never ending challenge and a wide variety of action sequences. It’s so hot, you can almost hear it I sizzle. [More]
Nintendo Power - Super Star Wars
 

16. September 2013 06:42
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The history of Star Wars video games (Episode II)

16. September 2013 06:42 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Last time we looked at the period we’ll call the Old Republic, back when 8-bit Jedi Knights kept the gaming world safe from scum and villainy. That brought us up to 1987, when Domark ported Atari’s wire-frame arcade classics to every home computer in the known galaxy. As Dan Whitehead discovers, 1987 also marked the beginning of a new era in Star Wars gaming.

With 3 magazine articles, 4 videos and links to play all of the games discussed both online and at home for free, this is one post you won't want to miss! [More]
The history of Star Wars video games (Episode II)
 

12. September 2013 09:08
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The history of Star Wars video games (Episode I)

12. September 2013 09:08 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

The first two Star Wars prequels may have dipped below our expectations, but in early 2005 the upcoming prospect of Episode III had Retro Gamer stupidly excited... so excited that they asked Star Wars uber-geek Dan Whitehead to chart the history of games based on the sci-fi saga. In this article, the first of a three part series leading up to the release of the new movie, Dan looks at Atari’s original arcade trilogy and the early computer and console licenses. [More]
The history of Star Wars video games (Episode I)
 

10. September 2013 03:53
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Star Wars Magazine Espana Issue 05

10. September 2013 03:53 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

The fifth issue of Star Wars Magazine Espana is dated January/February 2002 and with the release of Episode II: El Ataque De Los Clones only a few months away it is no surprise that Attack of the Clones is the main focus of this edition. There is also a nice recap of Episode I: The Phantom Menace to refresh your memory before you see the next movie, and an interview with Sound man, Ben Burtt. The supplement this month was about Kevin Smith, and this time we do have it. [More]
Star Wars Magazine Espana Issue 05
 

6. September 2013 02:42
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Star Wars Magazine Espana Issue 04

6. September 2013 02:42 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

This fourth issue of Star Wars Magazine Espana is dated November/Decemberer 2001 and focuses primarily on Episode II. It looks like it also came with a Raiders of the Lost Ark 20th anniversary supplement, but sadly I don't seem to have that. If it turns up I will post it. [More]
Star Wars Magazine Espana Issue 04
 

4. September 2013 02:16
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Star Wars Magazine Espana Issue 03

4. September 2013 02:16 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

This third issue of Star Wars Magazine Espana is dated September/October 2001 and focuses primarily on the casting of Episode II, but also features an article on the Mos Eisley Cantina and the passing of Sir Alec Guinness (Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi). [More]
Star Wars Magazine Espana Issue 03
 

2. September 2013 02:55
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Star Wars Magazine Espana Issue 02

2. September 2013 02:55 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

This is the second issue of a Spanish Star Wars Magazine. This edition celebrates the 20th anniversary of the release of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. [More]
Star Wars Magazine Espana Issue 02
 

29. August 2013 10:36
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Sci-Fi Channel Special - The Force Returns 1997

29. August 2013 10:36 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Yet another TV special from 1997, this time from the Sci-Fi Channel (before it became SyFi), once again exploring the Star Wars phenomenon and the technical wizardry behind the new Special Edition re-releases. [More]
Sci-Fi Channel Special - The Force Returns 1997
 

27. August 2013 07:09
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1988 TV Times Interview with Harrison Ford

27. August 2013 07:09 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

With The Empire Strikes Back premiering on TV in the UK on Christmas Day 1988, the Christmas issue of TV Times interviewed Harrison Ford to learn more about the reclusive actor and his post Star Wars/Indiana Jones success. [More]
1988 TV Times Interview with Harrison Ford
 

23. August 2013 06:27
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Star Wars The Return of the Jedi 1997 Read-Along

23. August 2013 06:27 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

In 1997 to co-inside with the Special Edition re-releases of Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, and to add to the momentum building to the prequels coming in 1999, Lucasfilm and Disney released a new set of read-along books. Here is the 1997 version of Return of the Jedi. [More]
Star Wars The Return of the Jedi 1997 Read-Along
 

21. August 2013 11:31
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Vinyl-caped, British-made Jawa on Unpunched Card for Auction

21. August 2013 11:31 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

A VINTAGE Star Wars figure – one of the rarest to come on the market – could fetch more than £12,000 when it goes under the hammer at a specialist auction house in the region. The British manufactured figure, made by Palitoy in Coalville, Leicester in 1978, is of a “Jawa” – hooded creatures from the films who buy and sell droids.... [More]
Vinyl-caped, British-made Jawa on Unpunched Card for Auction
 

15. August 2013 11:16
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What if Episode I and II were good?

15. August 2013 11:16 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Michael Barryte from Belated Media suggests some very simple changes that could have made Episode I the Star Wars Prequel we all hoped it would be. First of all, Lucas should have made Obi Wan the main character, that way, the prequels are about him, and the original trilogy is about Luke, while the over arching story is about Darth Vader. In Barryte's version, Obi Wan yearns for excitement and adventure... [More]