Robot Enthusiast Spends Two Years Bringing Pixar’s WALL-E to Life


According to, Mike Senna, a part-time robot builder from Orange County, California, dedicated over 3,000 man hours across two year to constructing a fully functioning RC replica of the robot WALL-E from Pixar's animated movie of the same name.With no hobbyist parts available, Senna says he was forced to build his WALL-E replica from scratch. You can follow the entire build process on his website.A computer programmer by trade, Senna is already well-known in hobbyist circles … [Read more...]

Star Wars documentary ‘Chewie’ now in development


 Peter Mayhew the actor behind Han's best friend Chewbacca!As reported by - It was high on the 2011 "Black List of Unproduced Screenplays" and now it might be produced. It's "Chewie," which will tell the story of actor Peter Mayhew's life during the making of original 1977 "Star Wars" film, now known as "Episode IV: A New Hope."It's been reported that "Fanboys" director Kyle Newman is developing the film.The Black List described "Chewie" as follows:A satirical … [Read more...]

Electronic Arts reboots Star Wars as free game


Online games, it seems, just want to be free.Electronic Arts on Tuesday announced that it will offer up substantial portions of its "Star Wars: The Old Republic" multi-player online game to players for free starting this fall. A premium version with unlimited access to all levels, plus any new content, will still be available for $14.99 a month.The move by the Redwood City, Calif., game publisher is an acknowledgment that the current economic climate makes it virtually impossible for a … [Read more...]

May the Torch be with you: Star Wars fanatics hold lightsaber Olympic baton race across America

lightsaber olympic baton relay

It seems not all eyes have been on the Olympic torch, with these runners passing on a lightsaber as their baton in relay of a different type.Star Wars fanatics carried the lightsaber from Santa Monica to San Diego, America for the 100 mile ‘Course of the Force’ Star Wars-themed relay.While the Olympic torch sailed down the River Thames today, the force was strong with Chewbacca, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Princess Leia as 400 runners took up the lightsaber for charity earlier this … [Read more...]

Star Wars Celebration VI Giveaway – Win a Limited Edition Star Wars Art Print by Disney/Lucasfilm Fine Artist Brian Rood

Get pumped for Star Wars Celebration VI! Chip and Company writer Aljon Go of is giving away a special print from Disney/Star Wars fine artist Brian Rood to one lucky reader!The poster was given to me by Brian and is 20"x30" printed on a 120 pound cover stock sealed with a satin aqueous coating and is limited to 250.Enter today! Deadline is 12:01 a.m. August 26, 2012! Just fill out the Rafflecopter form below, follow our friends and that's it! Come back every day and … [Read more...]