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“Star Wars Kid” talks about experience a decade after going viral

“Star Wars Kid” talks about experience a decade after going viral

Remember Ghyslain Raza? If you're thinking hard and still drawing a blank, that is probably because he is better known as "Star Wars Kid," the victim of what amounted to, in some ways, as a large scale personal attack by the Internet at large when a video of him went viral. Which video? The one of a 14-year-old boy wielding a stick as a lightsaber, flipping it about while alone in a room filming himself. After the video - which currently has millions of views on YouTube - went viral, Raza went silent.

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LucasArts shut down by Disney

LucasArts shut down by Disney

The Star Wars video game company LucasArts has been closed down and is in the process of being broken apart by Disney. As Disney owns LucasFilm and the rights to all media therein, the video game subsidiary LucasArts is (or was) part of what they purchased. With this breakup of the company, Disney will be moving from an internal development model (with LucasArts) to a licensing model, this allowing companies from across the market their chance at developing video games in the Star Wars universe.

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Angry Birds Star Wars heads to Cloud City: update live now!

Angry Birds Star Wars heads to Cloud City: update live now!

Welcome to the next chapter in the Star Wars saga ala Angry Birds - Bespin, also known as the City in the Clouds! What we're seeing here is a massive expansion of the game with three full screens of action, including a set of super-secret Boba Fett missions for those of you that love the notorious feathery bounty hunter and his whole new look! You'll find a new set of gameplay mechanics including STEAM as well - get ready to float!

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Angry Birds Star Wars Cloud City expansion coming up quick!

Angry Birds Star Wars Cloud City expansion coming up quick!

This week the folks at Rovio have teased the next expansion for the Angry Birds Star Wars series with a trip to a city in the clouds - carbonite-frozen Han Skwawking Solo included! This is the next in a long series of updates to the massively expansive Star Wars / Angry Birds crossover gaming experience, with Hoth having come before it, and several episodes in the A New Hope universe coming before that! Now it's time to face off against Bounty Hunters galore!

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