April Fool’s: Roqoo Depot Kickstarter Project

April 1, 2013 at 2:00 pm | Posted in Disney, Humor, Site News, Star Wars | 1 Comment

We here at Roqoo Depot are all about the fans. Like you, we wanted to see Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith on the big screen in 3D this fall. We were all hyped up to get our hands on Star Wars 1313 and plunge into the seedy underbelly of Coruscant in the first ever mature rated Star Wars video game. Our hearts were set on seeing Star Wars: Detours make it to tv and don’t even get us started on The Clone Wars.

That’s why we have decided to launch a kickstarter project to help make a change at Disney. It seems letter campaigns, Twitter protests and Facebook petitions are not enough to get the job done. There’s only one option left… Continue Reading April Fool’s: Roqoo Depot Kickstarter Project…

April Fool’s: Karen Traviss Is Back for Imperial Commando II

April 1, 2013 at 1:00 pm | Posted in Books, Humor, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | 3 Comments

With new leadership onboard after the Disney acquisition, Star Wars Books has revealed that author Karen Traviss is back and will be finishing up the Imperial Commando series with an all new novel starring everyone’s favorite Mandalorian, Boba Fett. In this thrilling conclusion to the series, the Mandalorians will finally have their revenge on the Jedi scourge who has so callously persecuted them and their peaceful farming endeavours on Mandalore. With an elite supercommando army, Boba Fett will lead his fellow Mandalorians into a war to settle things once in for all. The hardcover novel is set for a December release. Here’s an exclusive first look at the cover.

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April Fool’s: John Jackson Miller Announces A New Cereal!

April 1, 2013 at 12:00 pm | Posted in Books, Humor, Sci-Fi | 2 Comments

Author and comic writer John Jackson Miller has announced that he is coming out with an all new sci-fi cereal! Available on Amazon tomorrow while supplies last, this cereal will be released on a week by week basis, each box showcasing a brand new flavor of sci-fi. Overdraft The Orion Cereal, your morning won’t be complete without it!

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April Fool’s: New Star Wars 3D Film Release Announced

April 1, 2013 at 11:00 am | Posted in Disney, Humor, Lucasfilm, Movies, Star Wars | Leave a comment

With the whirlwind of cancellations and postponements, Star Wars fans have been wondering what’s going on. It would seem Disney has had a plan all along. Will all eyes forward toward Star Wars Episode VII, Disney is pouring all of it’s resources in gearing audiences toward the new films. In order to begin bridging the gap to Episode VII, Disney just announced that they will be releasing…

…Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure in 3D! Millions of fans have never had the opportunity to see this timeless classic that takes place after the events of Return of the Jedi. Now fans everywhere will get to see their favorite Star Wars characters, Wicket, Chief Chirpa and Teebo on the big screen in a never before seen 3D presentation. Watch Ewok gliders as they fly out of the screen. Be swept away by the stunning depth of the Forest Moon of Endor. Coming to a theater near you this October.

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April Fool’s: Hasbro Unveils Star Wars Celebration Exclusive Figure

April 1, 2013 at 10:00 am | Posted in Celebration, Humor, Star Wars, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment

Hasbro has unveiled a new Star Wars action figure that will be available exclusively at Star Wars Celebration Europe II in Messe Essen, Germany this July. The figure will be available only at Hasbro’s Star Wars panel on Saturday July 27th. The figure will be the last of the vintage line printed on a beautiful vintage card back. Best of all, this is the first time this figure has ever been offered. Expanded Universe fans are sure to be happy.

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April Fool’s: New Denning Book Announced

April 1, 2013 at 9:00 am | Posted in Books, Humor, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | 6 Comments

Star Wars Books has announced an all new post-ROTJ novel by celebrated author Troy Denning. Yes EU fans, Star Wars will be continuing past Crucible. Troy will be working closely with Michael Arndt who is finishing up the last draft on the script for Star Wars Episode VII. The new novel will be tying in closely to the events of the film, and ushering in a whole new era of Star Wars. Here’s a first look at the cover and an exclusive blurb from the upcoming hardcover.

What happens when the Mandalorians take a lucrative deal on the edge of Chiss space? A Killik ambush. Now with Killik-Mandalorian hybrids attacking the Core worlds, can the Jedi survive this unbeatable threat? With the big three out of commission, there’s only one hope left for the galaxy…Boba Fett!

Killik Harvest has been set for a tentative release date of April 2014.

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April Fool’s: Star Wars Crossover Announced by Dark Horse

April 1, 2013 at 7:00 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Humor, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Dark Horse Comics has announced they will be doing a Star Wars crossover with another major sci-fi franchise: Doctor Who! Dark Horse Editor Randy Stradley will be handling the writing duties. According to Randy, “Personally, the ONLY crossover I would ever be interested in seeing is…putting the Doctor into Star Wars.”

As you can see in the promotional art, Doctor Who will be meeting up with a younger Luke Skwalker. Luke will teach the Doctor the ways of the Force and how to use a lightsaber as they team up to take on the Daleks threatening Tatooine. Look forward to more announcements in the weeks to come.

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