• Samsung's ‘Star Wars' vacuums are proof that brands will never stop

    11 days ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    Star Wars is one of - if not the - most popular multimedia franchises ever to exist. As such, everyone wants a piece of the action whenever a new Star Wars film rolls around, and it seems Samsung was willing to throw any semblance of self respect right into the dumpster just for a taste of that sweet, sweet cross-branding action. The company is now rolling out two new models of its PowerBot automated vacuums which are decorated like Darth Vader and a First Order Stormtrooper.
    The vacuums are the company's PowerBot VR7000 models , though the Darth Vader model is higher-end, with Wi-Fi...
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  • EA Details Important Star Wars Battlefront II Changes After Beta

    EA Details Important Star Wars Battlefront II Changes After Beta

    11 days ago - By GameInformer

    The Star Wars Battlefront II public beta just ended; it brought good times blasting enemies on Naboo and Takodana, but it also raised questions about how the final game was going to handle its crate system.
    In a post-beta blog post talking about the final game, EA studios DICE, Criterion, and Motive thanked players for participating and outlined how they are adding layers to the Star Card/crate systems so that Star Cards aren't only available in crates like in the beta, those who pay for currency to buy crates can't jump ahead to the best Star Cards, new ways to get crates, and that the...
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  • How Andy Serkis brought the new Star Wars villain to life

    How Andy Serkis brought the new Star Wars villain to life

    11 days ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    The new Star Wars trilogy brought us a new pair of villains, but we've mostly seen one of them in action in The Force Awakens. Come The Last Jedi , we're going to see more of Supreme Leader Snoke, who happens to be the mastermind behind the remnants of the Empire. He's to Kylo Ren what Darth Sidious was to Darth Vader: A powerful master of the dark side, who also happens to be Kylo Ren's boss.
    And it just so happens that the Snoke character is played by none other than Andy Serkis. That's the genius actor who brought a few iconic characters to life, including Gollum in the Lord of the...
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