Geek in Review: Nothing but STAR WARS

Television

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Clear your schedules: George Lucas’ CGI Star Wars epic The Clone Wars will air on Friday nights along with Batman: The Brave and the Bold, which will feature the Caped Crusader teaming up with Green Arrow, Aquaman and other superheroes. Cartoon Network made this announcement in their upfronts Thursday night.

Fire up the DVR: The Force Unleashed, the latest Star Wars video game for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo DS and Nintendo Wii, will drop Sept. 16.

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According to StarWars.com, juicy details about the game will be revealed to viewers of the Star Wars saga on Spike TV at the following times:

  • April 6 at 7:58 p.m. ET/PT — between the premiere of Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith
  • April 11 at 10:52 p.m. ET/PT — At the end of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope
  • April 12 at 12:00 a.m. ET/PT — throughout an episode of GameTrailers TV with Geoff Keighley filmed at LucasArts’ headquarters in San Francisco
  • April 12 at 5:06 p.m. ET/PT — before Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope
  • April 13 at 5:06 p.m. ET/PT — before Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back

But that’s not all! On April 28, NBC’s Deal or No Deal will embrace the Force. According to TV Guide and the Official Star Wars Blog, a two-hour episode of the game show will feature suitcase models clad in Stormtrooper armor and — gulp — Princess Leia metal bikinis. Oh, and Darth Banker.

That is all.

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