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April 24, 2015 – 7:45 am

Ex Machina is a science-fiction film that takes a smart and realistic look at the creation of intelligent, lifelike robots and our selfish desire to build them.

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Jayson Peters is Nerdvana's creator, evangelist and editor emeritus for life (and beyond). A former East Valley Tribune web editor and news editor, he is now digital media director for The Pueblo Chieftain in Southern Colorado and part-time faculty at Pueblo Community College teaching web design. Before that, he taught Online Media at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, where he also studied journalism.

Watch the trailer for EA’s Star Wars Battlefront

April 17, 2015 – 10:53 am
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It looks like EA truly is going for the ultimate Star Wars gaming experience with Battlefront, due out in November.

Highlights from Star Wars Celebration’s first day

April 16, 2015 – 10:15 pm
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Meet the new stars, the old stars, the phenomenal new droid, the fan tinkerers who became official Astromech makers and a silent squad of stormtroopers in updated armor.

Han Solo and Chewie return, looking positively bad-ass

April 16, 2015 – 12:29 pm
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Han Solo was the star of a new trailer released Thursday for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

A reach? Touchy-feely Star Wars trailer is all about the hands

April 16, 2015 – 12:17 pm
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Lots of reaching for stuff and just general hand action in the new trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens released Thursday at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim.

The Force Awakens’ desert planet isn’t Tatooine

April 16, 2015 – 12:05 pm
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And it wasn’t Pasher.

20 exciting shots captured from the new Force Awakens trailer

April 16, 2015 – 11:32 am
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It begins with a wide shot of an epic starship graveyard on a desert planet.

New Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer brings us some old faces at last

April 16, 2015 – 11:11 am
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“The Force is strong in my family. My father has it. I have it. My sister has it. You have that power, too.”

From the archives: Happy First Contact Day!

April 5, 2015 – 8:30 am
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In the Star Trek universe, April 5 holds a special significance.

Contentious 2015 Hugo Awards ballot unveiled

April 4, 2015 – 10:00 pm
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The nominations for the 2015 Hugo Awards were announced Saturday at several science fiction and fantasy conventions.

Hey, if the droids evaded destruction in an escape pod … who DIDN’T?

March 31, 2015 – 8:45 am
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What unanswered but probably insignificant questions have been nagging you about the Star Wars movies, TV shows and Expanded Universe of novels, comics and games?

Tatooine removal: Does Star Wars book point to a new desert world in The Force Awakens?

March 30, 2015 – 7:30 am
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Is Star Wars: The Force Awakens trading in the series’ iconic desert wasteland for … another desert wasteland?

Nintendo takes Legend of Zelda Wii U off the table for 2015

March 28, 2015 – 10:00 pm
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That open-world Legend of Zelda game for the Wii U won’t be out in 2015 as originally planned — and Nintendo won’t be showing it at E3, either.

Review: Heir to the Jedi lost amid Star Wars’ literary legacy

March 25, 2015 – 9:00 am
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This is one adventure you can safely miss.

Star Wars: Aftermath cover teases post-Endor canon reset

March 17, 2015 – 12:22 pm
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Written by Chuck Wending, Aftermath picks up where Return of the Jedi left off.