Tag: clone wars

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2012
Star Wars: The Clone Wars returns with an epic four-episode arc that leads into the season finale, and return of the universe’s most notorious Sith. This week, in “Massacre,” Count Dooku is determined to have revenge against the Nightsisters of Dathomir after their betrayal. General Grievous launches an all-out droid attack against the magic-wielding witches,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2012
The conspiracy against the Chancellor is set. The playing pieces are on the board. Now, Count Dooku makes his move… In the next all-new episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, an extremely popular four-episode arc comes to its shocking finale. Obi-Wan is still deep undercover as the assassin Rako Hardeen, and he’s part of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 5, 2012
20120205-0039201.jpg I’ve known for a while that there is a shady “collector” that has been buying stuff at my local Target, opening it and returning it with different figures. They have been laying low for awhile. I hadn’t seen their handy work for about a month when he had returned a ‘Real Steel’ figure in a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2012
ACW_IA_Underground-150x150.jpg   Fleeing across the galaxy with criminal fugitives, a disguised Obi-Wan, Cad Bane and Moralo Eval are tenaciously pursued by Anakin and Ahsoka, who have no idea they’re chasing their friend, in “Friends and Enemies,” a new episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, airing at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT Friday, January 27th on Cartoon Network.

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2012
A Deep Undercover Mission   When the Jedi learn of a Separatist plot to kidnap Chancellor Palpatine, one of them must go deep undercover as a hardened criminal to extract information from the conspirators. To alleviate all suspicions and fit seamlessly into a high security Republic prison, a Jedi must die! But not everything is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 4, 2012
ACW_IA_91683_R-500x281.jpg Star Wars: The Clone Wars returns with new episodes starting this Friday, January 6th at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network. In “Escape from Kadavo,” the conclusion to a three-part story arc, Anakin tries to convince the Zygerrian Queen that she too is a slave and pawn in an evil Separatist plot. Meanwhile, Obi-Wan toils…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2011
 The Hasbro Star Wars team has answered the latest round of  Star Wars questions submitted by AFi readers. This is the first SW Q&A for 2011.  Our last Q&A with the Star Wars team was November of last year.  Check the end of this post for how you can submit a question for the next…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2011
CARLSBAD, Calif. (March 31, 2011) – Actress Carrie Fisher, known for her portrayal of Princess Leia in Star Wars Episodes IV, V and VI, made a special appearance in Carlsbad today to commemorate the grand opening of STAR WARS™ Miniland at LEGOLAND® California. The ceremony, held prior to Park opening, was attended by community leaders…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2011
LegoLand Star Wars MiniLand Time-Lapse Build Video At the end of the month Abby and I will be going down to Carlsbad to cover the opening of the new LegoLand Star Wars MiniLand for AFi and I couldn’t be more excited.   I made my first trip down to LegoLand California just last June and was blown away by the recreations of cities…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2011
Our Hasbro coverage is now online and being labelled as I type! Lots of shots from the showroom in New York from Toy Fair 2011, showing new GI Joe, Transformers, Star Wars, Marvel Comics and lots more. Go there now!  

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2011
Today was the big Hasbro collectors event.   The presentation was over two hours long so there was a lot of information to absorb.  We did our best live Tweeting at the event as they did not allow recording of any kind this year.  Here’s some information from the Tweets as well as some additional fill…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2011
– From the first preschool building experience to the final click of a brick on a themed model to the roll of the dice, children of all ages have so many ways to creatively play –   NEW YORK, American International Toy Fair (February 11, 2011) – LEGO Systems, Inc., makers of the world’s leading…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 6, 2011
Experience the Saga like never before at family theme park in Carlsbad CARLSBAD, Calif. (Jan. 6, 2011) – In March 2011, LEGOLAND® California is introducing an all-new, dedicated STAR WARS Miniland area for the very first time! Guests can enjoy seven of the most famous scenes from the six live-action STAR WARS movies, as well…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 2, 2010
New LEGO Star Wars Mini-Movie!! Lego is kicking off the holiday season with a new LEGO Star Wars mini-movie!  – ‘The Bombad Bounty’ that they shared with us so we can share it with you!      

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 31, 2010
Still need a last minute Halloween costume idea?   Why not rundown to your local toy department and pick up one of these babies? I’ve never seen a study done on why the mysterious bounty hunter Boba Fett has such appeal to Star Wars fan’s both young an old.   He was a man clouded in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
 The Hasbro Star Wars team has answered the latest round of  Star Wars questions submitted by AFi readers. This is the first round of answers for 2010,and there’s plenty more to come.   Check the end of this post for how you can submit a question for the next round.    Q1)  Will we ever see a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
Well this is a surprise.  This close to Halloween and we just got TREATED not tricked with a great surprise from Hasbro’s PR team giving fans a quick sneak peek at some of their upcoming 2011 product!  From Jedi to bounty hunters to droids, next year is going to be a great year for STAR…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 2010
RETURN TO A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY…WITH THE ACTION-PACKED ANIMATED ADVENTURES OF STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS ON DVD AND BLU-RAY!   From Lucasfilm Ltd. and Warner Home Video, Four-Disc Set Includes All 22 Action-Packed Episodes, Extensive Behind-The-Scenes Materials and a Blu-ray Exclusive – Jedi Temple Archives   The Force is back and better than…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 19, 2010
More Than Two Million Fans Have Joined the Force Online and Players Can Now Purchase Exclusive Content Including a Yoda Bobblehead and an All-New Playable Race   SAN DIEGO and SAN FRANCISCO – Oct. 19, 2010 – Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) and LucasArts, a division of Lucasfilm Ltd., have announced that the Star Wars®:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 17, 2010
The war wears on, and the Republic is pushed to its breaking point. Support for the Jedi Knights and their noble cause comes in the form of valiant clone troopers – steadfast defenders of peace and justice, even as the Jedi falter and the mighty Republic begins to crumble. Joined by familiar faces and confronted…

 

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