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2012-05-04 23:00:51

The clothing retailer is celebrating with fans in a big way this year by offering, for the first time, new Star Wars fashion tops and hoodies from Ashley Eckstein's Her Universe line. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 04, 2012 On May 4th, Star Wars fans celebrate George Lucas´ revered space saga to show that the Force is truly everywhere. They refer to this day as “May the 4th Be with You.” This year, clothing retailer, Hot Topic, is celebrating with the fans in a big way by...

2010-12-17 08:00:00

"The Doctors" Also Confirmed to Speak at D.I.C.E. 2011 CALABASAS, Calif., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced that Dr. Ray Muzyka and Dr. Greg Zeschuk, co-founders of the legendary development studio BioWare(TM), will be the 14th and 15th inductees into the AIAS Hall of Fame, the first time that this honor has been provided to two individuals. The AIAS Hall of Fame is bestowed on game creators whose efforts and...

2010-06-07 14:40:00

MONTREAL, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- North Side Inc. (www.northsideinc.com) of Montreal will unveil an alpha version of its Bot Colony (www.botcolony.com) online game at E3 in Los Angeles on June 15, 2010. The company describes Bot Colony as the first game ever to feature intelligent English conversation between the player and the game. E3 is the first venue where the video game will be shown publicly. A technology prototype was shown at GDC in March 2009. Until Bot Colony, dialogue in...

2009-10-12 15:40:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The stars are aligned for Spike TV's "SCREAM 2009!" The 4th annual event commemorating all things sci-fi, fantasy, horror and comic book will feature the hottest films, TV shows, comics, actors, creators, and icons who have influenced and shaped these genres. "SCREAM 2009" will also feature World Premieres from some of the most anticipated theatrical and television releases. The show tapes on Saturday, October 17 at the Greek Theatre in Los...

2008-10-29 09:00:20

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- TV.com, a leading content and community site for TV fans, sent their community members to the polls to cast their vote for which TV President would be best for the next real-life President of the United States. President David Palmer (Dennis Haysbert), the very popular President on 24, was the landslide winner at 44% of the votes. Palmer served as President for the first four seasons of 24, reflecting the duration of an entire, real-life election...

2008-09-28 18:00:24

A STAR Wars fanatic has landed a top movie prize from his hero George Lucas. Oliver Jones, 24, from Sutton Coldfield, accidentally submitted a 59-second short film, based on The Empire Strikes Back, after attempting to enter an entirely separate online contest. He won best short film at The Official Star Wars Fan Film Awards, run by Lucasfilm Ltd, and judged by the hit film's creator George Lucas. (c) 2008 Sunday Mercury; Birmingham (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

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2006-04-12 04:25:00

By John Gaudiosi LOS ANGELES -- Ronald D. Moore knows a thing or two about reinventing old intellectual property for a new audience. The writer-director has turned "Battlestar Galactica" into a hit show for the Sci Fi Channel and now is looking to delve deeper into video games as a further extension of the franchise. The series was revived as a game in November 2003 to coincide with the launch of Moore's "Galactica" miniseries. The timing makes even more sense now as game publishers are...

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2005-09-27 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES -- As a general rule, television series that tank after less than one season don't translate into successful feature films. There isn't much demand for movies based on, say, "Supertrain" or "Manimal." Perhaps the only time it has really been attempted was with the three "Naked Gun" flicks that rose from the ashes of the short-lived 1982 ABC comedy "Police Squad!" So it's highly unusual that Universal Pictures' "Serenity," which hits theaters on Friday, is happening at all, a...

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2005-04-23 15:35:00

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Nearly 30 years after the debut of "Star Wars," the force is stronger than ever. More than 30,000 "Star Wars" fans from as far away as Japan have gathered in Indianapolis for the four-day "Celebration III," the largest official "Star Wars" convention ever held. Interest in the convention is at a fever pitch as fans prepare for the May 19 release of "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith," the final film in George Lucas' prequel trilogy. Media outlets around the...