5 Highlights from the Star Wars: Squadrons Reveal Trailer

All wings report in. Star Wars: Squadrons, the new space combat game coming October 2, was revealed today, and along with it a killer trailer. The preview is a total love letter to the piloting side of Star Wars, featuring intense dogfights, incredible maneuvers, and a pulse-pounding sense of speed. Put on your flight suits and check out these five highlights.

1. “I can’t shake him!”

The trailer kicks off with a New Republic (Squadrons is set post-Star Wars: Return of the Jedi) X-wing pilot pursued, in classic Star Wars fashion, by a relentless TIE interceptor. The hunted pilot’s alarms sound, her right engine flares, and she speeds full power into an asteroid field. The TIE pilot is good, but the Imperial craft takes damage while maneuvering between two

Star Wars: Squadrons, a New Space Combat Game, Coming October 2

Today, Lucasfilm and EA revealed Star Wars: Squadrons, a new space combat game coming October 2 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, and playable via virtual reality (VR) on PlayStation 4 and PC. Developed by Motive Studios, Star Wars: Squadrons promises thrilling first-person, 5v5 multiplayer space dogfights, monumental fleet battles, and an original story set during the final days of the Galactic Empire and the rise of the New Republic after the events of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.

“We created this game for every Star Wars fan who has ever dreamt about soaring across the galaxy in their favorite starfighter,” said Ian Frazier, creative director, Motive Studios. “Through the collaboration of the teams at Motive and Lucasfilm, we’ve been able to create a high-fidelity starfighter experience with

Empire at 40 | From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back Authors Revealed

On May 21, 1980, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back made its theatrical debut. To celebrate the classic film’s landmark 40th anniversary, StarWars.com presents Empire at 40,” a special series of interviews, editorial features, and listicles.

Last week, StarWars.com announced From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back, a new anthology celebrating 40 years of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back will feature 40 stories by 40 authors reimagining the classic sequel through the eyes of background characters — heroes, villains, droids and creatures.

Today, StarWars.com is thrilled to reveal the confirmed (so far) author lineup, which features some familiar names along with a few surprises. Check out the all-star roster below, along with first descriptions of some of the tales inside:

Austin Walker explores the unlikely partnership

SWTOR 6.1.2 and Swoop Rally Event Release Dates announced

BioWare announced that SWTOR Game Update 6.1.2 and All Words Ultimate Swoop Rally event will launch a week apart with the patch coming first on 24th of June Yesterday the official SWTOR site announced the Ranked PvP Season 12 rewards. Along with that they teased “a few weeks” left until the season ends. The season […]

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Empire at 40 | Bake Boba Fett Banana Bread Muffins for a Bountiful Treat

On May 21, 1980, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back made its theatrical debut. To celebrate the classic film’s landmark 40th anniversary, StarWars.com presents Empire at 40,” a special series of interviews, editorial features, and listicles.

Making banana bread at home is all the rage at the moment. A quick-bread thrown together with leftover bananas is an easy bake no matter where you are in the galaxy. Even bounty hunters have a taste for sweets, and these little muffins are perfect for fighting those cravings.

Baking individual snacks allows you to share the wealth of your baking. A touch of frosting adds just the right amount of sweetness, and when it’s detailed to look like feared bounty hunter Boba Fett, it makes the victory of baking that much sweeter. Plus, with this year marking

Empire at 40 | Matt Ferguson Discusses the Making of His Incredible Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Poster

On May 21, 1980, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back made its theatrical debut. To celebrate the classic film’s landmark 40th anniversary, StarWars.com presents Empire at 40,” a special series of interviews, editorial features, and listicles.

“Impressive. Most impressive.” If Darth Vader had anything to say about artist Matt Ferguson’s 40th anniversary poster for Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, it would surely be that. Ferguson’s poster, published May 21 (the anniversary of Empire’s theatrical debut), is a gorgeous celebration of what many consider to be the greatest Star Wars film. Focusing, appropriately, on the Empire, the painting brings together some of the movie’s most famous iconography, including AT-ATs, the carbon freezing chamber, and a haunting Darth Vader, punctuated with a selective use of stark colors. StarWars.com caught up with Ferguson to discuss how he

Empire at 40 | Check Out the Cover of From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back

On May 21, 1980, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back made its theatrical debut. To celebrate the classic film’s landmark 40th anniversary, StarWars.com presents Empire at 40,” a special series of interviews, editorial features, and listicles.

Forty years of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, 40 authors retelling its stories? Sounds good to us.

The anthology series From a Certain Point of View is set to return with From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back, celebrating 40 years of Episode V and arriving November 10. Like its predecessor, From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back will feature 40 stories by 40 authors reimagining the classic sequel through the eyes of background characters — heroes, villains, droids and creatures. Check out the cover below!

All participating authors have generously forgone any compensation for their stories. Instead, their