News: EA Makes Agreement for New Star Wars Video Games

May 6, 2013 Professor Jango 0

  StarWars.Com issued the following announcement today about the future of Star Wars video games after the recent news that LucasArts was shutting down:   Today it was announced that Lucasfilm Ltd. and Disney Interactive are entering into a multi-year, multi-title exclusive licensing agreement with Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) for

The Hyperion Estate: Chapter Six

April 25, 2013 Matt Maine 0

Mr. Polus walked into a conference room. It was nice. Bright lights, a long table made of real wood, clean walls. Lots of red and gold. He shook his head. “Ever the extravagant one, aren’t we, Hyperion?” “Take a seat,” Hyperion said, his voice tinged with contempt. He sat at

The Hyperion Estate: Chapter Five

March 5, 2013 Matt Maine 0

The landscape was dead. Blasted trees, craters, dust, grey. The sky was grey, the dirt was grey, everything was grey. Rocco had been around the country, and it was the same everywhere. He felt his life force ebbing. Only once had he felt like this before. The worst part was

But You Were the Chosen One! Weren’t You?

February 15, 2013 Professor Jango 0

  Obi-Wan Kenobi cried out these words to a soon-to-be-crispy Anakin on the planet Mustafar inRevenge of the Sith. As we learned previously in The Phantom Menace, Anakin seemed to be the fulfillment of Prophecy of the Chosen One. According to Wookieepedia the prophecy was “one of hundreds of obscure legends maintained

The Zen of Star Wars: An Introduction

February 6, 2013 Greg 0

Hello and welcome to my column! Over the course of this series I will be discussing the effect that Eastern religion had on Star Wars, and more specifically on the Jedi. George Lucas may have based his work in part on adventure serials such as Flash Gordon, but there is no doubt

The Star Wars in Abrams’ Star Trek

February 4, 2013 The Dark Moose 0

  (WARNING – RECYCLED POODOO – This is an entry from almost 4 years ago, when J.J. Abrams first rebooted Star Trek. This was my initial reaction, and one of my last TOS blog entries…) Moose Poodoo by: The Dark Moose date posted: May 17, 2009 8:50 PM  I would have never

Maul, Mandalorians, and Mass Murder

January 31, 2013 Professor Jango 0

WARNING: MAJOR The Clone Wars SPOILERS The new episodes of The Clone Wars are a breath of fresh air. Bloody, destructive, fresh air. Based on the time in which the show airs, season 5 seems to have been geared towards an understandably younger audience, but now I believe that was just buttering us up

May I Have the Envelope Please?

January 29, 2013 Professor Jango 0

*Cue into music* Greetings Port Havenites, and welcome to the First Annual Best of Port Haven Awards Ceremony. I’m your host, His Administerial Holiness Professor Jango (Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him). I’d like to take this opportunity before we begin the awards to thank you, the academy, for your

The Hyperion Estate: Chapter Four

January 28, 2013 Matt Maine 0

Rocco’s vision faded in and out. He tried to get up, but he was too weak. He planted his hands on the ground to try again, but stopped when he felt how much blood there was on the ground.No way I’m standing up. He put the arm that wasn’t stabbed