Q&A with Supanova’s Princess, Carrie Fisher

THE Princess Leia, Carrie Fisher, graced the Supanova Pop Culture Expo 2013 FilmInk theatre with her presence, and we all hung on her every word. The geek icon made a grand entrance, accompanied by the 501st, Rebel Legion, Mandalorian Mercs and remote controlled R2-D2s (noises, flashing lights and all). Unfortunately, we couldn’t snap any pictures for you fine readers, because we were inform...

Aussie Star Wars The Old Republic Servers To Close

In a rather saddening move, EA and/or BioWare have determined that there is a need to close the Australian servers for their Star Wars MMORPG, Star Wars: The Old Republic. What’s odd about this is that EA actually launched Australian servers for the game during it’s launch period, and also had a proper Australian launch for the title. What’s interesting about this move is that pl...

Knights of the Old Republic is Out Now for iPad

This just in Meatbags, BioWare’s 2003 RPG classic Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic has made its way on to the iPad and is available to download right now from the App Store. All thanks to a port by Aspyr, the same company who ported the game over to Mac last year. Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic (or KoTOR as it become known as) is highly regarded as one of the best Star Wars games ever ...

Oz Comic-Con Returning to Melbourne July 2013

Oz Comic-Con 2013 will once again be heading to Melbourne this July 6th and 7th and it’s bringing a whole load of guests and celebrities with it. Geeks, pop culture fans and comic book collectors will enjoy a convention that saw a record-breaking 35,000 attendees last year and this year it’s ready for more with a new and larger venue, extra seating allocations in each auditorium, expan...

Star Wars: The Old Republic Update 2.1 Customization Now Live

EA Games and Bioware have just launched Update 2.1: Customization for Star Wars: The Old Republic, Bioware’s popular MMORPG based upon the legendary Star Wars franchise. The new update allows players more customization ability. Several new options have been implemented through 2.1 Update. EA Games has outlined the following new features: • Appearance Designer Kiosk – New options to customize...

Disney and EA Form Partnership for Star Wars Games

Last month, game production studio LucasArts was shut down by Disney and many feared what this would mean for future Star Wars games. Well if you are a fan of EA than you don’t need to worry any further. The Walt Disney Co. has announced it has formed a multi-year deal with EA to develop new games in the Star Wars franchise. EA will develop games for a “core gaming audience” acro...

Star Wars Episode VII Casting Rumours

As everyone has been made previously aware, Disney have acquired the rights to the LucasArts company, and with it, the Star Wars brand. This means that the company Disney will be in charge of all things Star Wars unless they choose to license parts of it out. What makes this interesting is that there hasn’t really been a lot of news being spread about the franchise. Even more interesting is ...

Star Wars Pinball Out Now on iOS

If you’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Star Wars Pinball then wait no longer! The dark forces or clumsy Jawas or some other essential Star Wars reference have let up their interference that seemed to cause some rather shady delays with the final product being realised, with the title now available on the iTunes store. Star Wars Pinball is available for $1.99 and has the very cool fea...

Star Wars Pinball Review

Star Wars Pinball Developer: Zen Studios Publisher: Zen Studios Platform: Playstation 3 Release Date: 27th February, 2013 Price: $9.99 – Available Here  Overview: Zen Studios have made a name for themselves with their incredibly polished and addictive Pinball game series known as Zen Pinball. The Zen Pinball series has seen its fair share of iterations with a variety of popular franchises ge...

Star Wars Pinball The Clone Wars Trailer

With the impending release of Star Wars Pinball, Zen Studios has revealed the final trailer for the three tables they have announced.  The Star Wars The Clone Wars table features many of the highlights of the show with Anakin and Ahsoka front and center.  The trailer shows off mission related battles from fighting droids, to lightsaber duels with Asajj Ventress and Savage Opress, noting of course ...

Boba Fett Trailer for Star Wars Pinball

With the release of Star Wars Pinball fast approaching and only one trailer for the announced tables revealed Zen Studios have put the second trailer up.  This time for the Boba Fett-centric table, the trailer shows off the table and a glimpse of what kind of missions players will have to complete with everybody’s jetpack toting bounty hunter. From the Sarlacc, to Hans Solo imprisoned in Car...

Star Wars Pinball Releasing Next Week

After being somewhat quiet about when players would get the chance to test their power of the Force and pinball at the same time Zen Studios has finally announced a release date.  Coming just next week, February 26th and 27th, 2013 will be releasing with in a multitude of methods, in both DLC and standalone formats, with the first three tables of Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Boba Fett, and ...

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