Saturday, September 17, 2016

Star Wars: Battlefront - Death Star (Gameplay Trailer)

The third digital download for EA's Star Wars: Battlefront will allow players to explore, inside and out, one of the greatest locations in the franchise, the Death Star.

Not only will fans get to explore the Death Star but they'll be able to do it with some new characters as well; the fearsome bounty hunter Bossk and Han Solo's partner in crime, Chewbacca.

The trailer looks amazing and we can't wait to play around and in the Death Star later this September.

Must confess though, we, like many of you, were hoping to see the Millennium Falcon come to Luke's rescue too.

-GJ

Saturday, August 20, 2016

The Animated Adventures Of Firefly (Teaser Trailer)

Unfortunately Browncoats, this show isn't real. But we can all agree that if it was we'd all be turning in week after week to watch.

-GJ

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

First Thoughts: Hasbro's Rogue One U-Wing


A couple of days ago our friends over at From 4-LOM to Zuckuss.com gave us our first look at Rogue One's U-Wing from Hasbro; and today we are ready to share our first thoughts after seeing the reveal.

First thing above all else is the fact that it's another Nerf missile gun. For some this is great, for those like us, it's a meh feature. Hopefully with the U-Wing being a smaller craft the Nerf gun will be removable.

Size, now there's another problem. The U-Wing is not a single pilot starfighter, it's a troop transport, and at first look, this toy doesn't look like it'll hold more than a single figure in the cockpit area (hopefully, if you recall, The Force Awakens X-Wing failed to fit a figure in it's cockpit).

Don't worry, there are positives amongst our first thoughts. Like, good grief that U-Wing design is amazing! Yes it's another ship that isn't made to scale, but the overall design is something we love. Second, the Cassian Andor action figure (with blaster) looks pretty neat too.

The U-Wing is rumored to retail in the neighborhood of $50, and may or may not be available on Force Friday (9/30).

-GJ