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Star Wars Battlefront II will give players a totally new Star Wars experience. And, this time, it’s going to count.Read more...

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The first, full Star Wars Battlefront II trailer is here. In it, you get a glimpse of a brand new character, one you’ll get to explore in a full single player campaign.Read more...

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By now we’ve talked about the Star Wars Rebels references in Rogue One until we are blue in the face. And, in this case, that pun is intended.Read more...

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Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” is one of those annoyingly catchy songs that just worms its way into your ears whether you like it or not. Therefore, it kind of makes sense to pair it up with a guy who physically wormed his way in and out of several ears... and by that I mean he bashed their brains in. Read more...

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We’ve all been there. Your Fallout costume just isn’t sitting right. It needs alterations. So you head to the nearest tailor looking like a poor-man’s storm trooper only to get hounded by the police who think you’re carrying a bomb on your back.Read more...

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Zombies invade Tony Stark’s birthday party— yes, it sounds just as weird now as it did back in 2015. But if you’re curious what an undead Thor looks like, or how a god could even become the undead (sure it’s been in the comics, but I still don’t get it), then luck has infected you. The Japanese manga Avengers: Zombies…Read more...

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The man called Shadow Moon is going to learn that it’s important to listen when deities speak. Especially gods who wield hammers that tend to get covered in blood.Read more...

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Even after today’s trailer drop, we still don’t know much about The Last Jedi. We know even less about Episode IX. But one rumor about that yet-to-be-titled film has been shot down: the late Carrie Fisher will not appear in it.Read more...

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The last time we saw the spectacularly armored Captain Phasma, she was about to be shoved into a trash compacter at the end of The Force Awakens. And while we’ve known for awhile that one of Star Wars’ best villains-you-love-to-hate would be back, now we’re gonna find out how she escaped.Read more...

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Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? Well, the answer to that perennial question might become a little bit easier to answer. If rumors are to be believed, the international superthief might be heading to Netflix for a new animated series.Read more...

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Thought Marvel had the monopoly on Star Wars comics? Think again. IDW announced at Celebration today that it’s starting its own line of all-ages Star Wars books, and we’ve got a sneak peek at the first: an anthology series called Star Wars Adventures.Read more...

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After years of waiting, Mystery Science Theater 3000 is finally on Netflix, but it’s not alone. In the not-too-distant future, from the deep dark reaches of the Upside Down... comes a riff too powerful to ignore. That’s right, MST3K has taken on Stranger Things.Read more...

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Let’s face it: We could all use a little Trek to balance out our Wars. Sideshow has unveiled its first Star Trek: The Next Generation Master Series figure for Captain Jean-Luc Picard, and it’s time to set phasers to stunning.Read more...

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It’s hard to remember now, but The Last Jedi wasn’t the only big trailer we got this week. On Monday we got our first look at the next Thor movie, Ragnarok, and it was also pretty great. It looks big and bold and cosmically weird in ways the past Thor movies haven’t managed before. If you thought it looked cool, well…Read more...

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We finally have real footage from Episode VIII, and as mysterious as it is, there are a number of details hidden in there that give us some clues as to what’s in store for Rey, Finn, Poe, and the rest when The Last Jedi arrives this December—and we’ve broken it all down for you, frame-by-frame.Read more...

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the best toys in this galaxy (and any other). This week, a bizarro Godzilla figurine, a very slick Star-Lord figure, a fancy Star Trek lamp, and maybe more than a few new Star Wars toys, thanks to Celebration Orlando. Gird your wallets and check them out below!Read more...

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Persona 5 stars a group of Phantom Thieves who go on heists to steal the twisted desires of targets in the land of Tokyo’s collective unconscious, the Metaverse. The main characters also get a costume change in these heists. Persona 5’s protagonist doesn’t talk in the game, but they say everything you need to know…Read more...

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Since its February release, Jordan Peele’s social thriller Get Out has stuck in our minds in many ways. It’s inspired memes, deep-dive essays and communal jokes about Ben Carson being trapped in The Sunken Place. It’s also still breaking records. Besides being the highest grossing feature debut for an original…Read more...

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Game of Thrones has generally kept true to the original book series, but there are ways the show has strongly deviated from the source material (including most things after season five). For book fans who feel the show has gotten a few things wrong, there’s another way to “see” the series in its original glory.…Read more...

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It’s here. After months and months of waiting, the next chapter in the Star Wars saga is upon us, and we finally have our very first look at Star Wars: The Last Jedi. And it’s just as amazing as you were hoping it would be.Read more...

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Right now in Orlando, we’re finally getting some details and pictures from the next Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi. Here’s our first look at major new characters, returning favorites, and hints of what’s to come in the next new chapter in the galaxy far, far away.Read more...

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Unless there’s a new movie, it’s rare for Star Wars fans to learn something new about old Star Wars content. That changes at Star Wars Celebration, which is where Star Wars Rebels and Clone Wars producer Dave Filoni chose to reveal an unfinished, unaired snippet from The Clone Wars featuring two popular characters.Read more...

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The Fast & Furious franchise just got another box set, this time with a bonus disc, lenticular packaging, and space for The Fate of the Furious once it comes out. Preorders for this went for $60 not that long ago, so today’s $28 deal is worth racing over to Amazon for. Just note that it’s only available today, or…Read more...

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We all know in our souls that being a redshirt on Star Trek is basically like having a death wish. But our old enemy, math, has stepped in again to tell us that we’re wrong.Read more...

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Ana Lily Amirpour’s breakout feature, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, was as genre-defying as a Farsi-language black-and-white California vampire Western could be. Her colorful follow-up, The Bad Batch—a horror-romance (with cannibals)—just dropped an insanely grindhouse-ready new trailer.Read more...

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