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'Star Wars: Knights of Old Republic' Unreal Engine 4 Fan Mod Shuts Down After Legal Threats

The 'Apeiron' mod was meant to be a total overhaul of the beloved 2003 game using modern graphics.
Jordan Pearson
10.11.18
Star Wars

The Last NASA Scientist to Work on Nazi Rockets Has Died

Georg von Tiesenhausen helped NASA get humans on the moon, but before he was brought to the US through Operation Paperclip, he was designing missiles for the Nazis.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.6.18
culture war

Did 'Star Wars' Actor Kelly Marie Tran Scrap Her Instagram Because of Trolls?

'The Last Jedi' became a battle in the culture war, and Kelly Marie Tran was caught in the middle of it.
Sophie Kleeman
6.5.18
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Watch This 3D 'Star Wars' Demo Running on a $60,000 Personal Supercomputer

Nvidia thinks its 'ray tracing' tech is the future of video game graphics.
Matthew Gault
3.22.18
Star Wars

The US Air Force Wants More Money to Defend Its Satellites

The 2019 budget for Air Force space equipment and R&D, including new satellite defenses, represents a 9-percent increase over 2018.
David Axe
2.16.18
Lando > Solo

Here's the Full Trailer for 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'

Finally, a good look at the troubled production.
Matthew Gault
2.5.18
Loot Boxes

I’m Still Playing ‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’ for Some Reason

I went to extraordinary lengths to make it fun, but it’s so much fun.
Matthew Gault
1.12.18
123456

Too Many People Are Still Using ‘Password’ as a Password

'Starwars' was another popular and bad choice for passwords this year.
Yael Grauer
12.19.17
Star Wars

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Redeems the Prequels

Rian Johnson and Luke Skywalker have given the Jedi a story arc that makes sense.
Matthew Gault
12.15.17
casino

This State Legislator Wants to Ban Kids From Buying Video Game Loot Boxes

“Were it solely up to me, encouraging gambling through online gaming in this manner—which lacks transparency and accountability—would come to an end.”
Matthew Gault
11.28.17
crystals

EA Has Removed Microtransactions From 'Star Wars Battlefront II'

After loud and negative feedback from players, EA and DICE have pulled microtransactions from the game, at least for now.
Emanuel Maiberg
11.17.17
Loot Boxes

'Star Wars Battlefront II' Is Everything That's Wrong With Big Budget Games

A bleak, 'Candy Crush' version of a 'Star Wars' game.
Matthew Gault
Emanuel Maiberg
11.14.17