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NTT DoCoMo recently launched the Samsung Galaxy S in the Japanese market and now we've come to discover that it's chosen a very forceful personality to represent the product to its discerning audience. Darth "roundabound" Vader has been starring in the carrier's latest round of "always with you" ad...

November 26th 2010 at 7:04am 0 Comments
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We guess TomTom was listening when we said it had to respond to Nokia's Own Voice app for custom turn-by-turn navigation instructions, as the Dutch company has announced a new Darth Vader voice pack. Following in the footsteps of such luminaries as Homer Simpson and Burt Reynolds, the Sith Lord has...

May 6th 2010 at 3:28am 0 Comments
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It's been well over a year since we last saw the laser-guided, self-docking wheelchair developed by folks at Lehigh University, and now the team is back with an altogether more ambitious project. According to associate professor John Spletzer, the recipient of a five-year CAREER Award from the N...

November 10th 2009 at 3:54pm 0 Comments
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It looks like we should've taken those book sales as an indication of how hungry Star Wars fans were for something new. The latest game to bear the Star Wars name, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, has managed to sell a whopping 1.5 million copies in its first 5 days on shelves. The Force is strong w...

September 24th 2008 at 7:07pm 0 Comments
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Upon its inception, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed has been a title mostly about displaying the destructive power of the force and explaining the origins of Darth Vader's apprentice. Oh, and there has been the dream of every fanboy to wield the Wiimote as a lightsaber.Now, it turns out there is mor...

January 28th 2008 at 10:30pm 0 Comments

We appreciate Soul Calibur IV director Katsutoshi Sasaki's candor. In a recent CES interview with GameTrailers, the Namco Bandai bigwig explained the bizarre inclusion of Darth Vader and Yoda as playable characters in his upcoming game, simply stating that he's giving gamers what they want. H...

January 13th 2008 at 6:40pm 0 Comments
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Reader Gary sends in this Star Wars Galaxies shot with no further explanation. Thus, while Vader's praise seems to reference some important event, we can't tell you where this shot was taken or anything about the events leading up to it. However, our readers are a clever bunch: would any of you lik...

November 21st 2007 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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One of the most entertaining aspects of any MMO is the many places to go and people to see -- but few games have places and people as well-known as Star Wars Galaxies. Michael Zenke shares this shot showing off his character chilling with the infamous Darth Vader at the Emperor's Retreat on Naboo....

November 14th 2007 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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First, it was to be the pinnacle of all Gamecube games. Then, it would be released on both the GC and the Wii simultaneously. Then Nintendo went ahead and added a new control scheme to the Wii version. Then they had the gall to release the Gamecube version almost a month after the Wii version. Final...

October 11th 2006 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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The developers of Voice Candy pitch is as doing for microphones what Photobooth does for webcams. It is a clever little app that can change the sound of your voice using a variety of effects (including the popular Vader. I imagine lot of people saying, 'iMac, I am your father.'). But it doesn't stop...

May 4th 2006 at 1:00pm 0 Comments