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This Dog is an AT-AT Walker

Judging from the look on his face, Bones Mello wishes his owner were locked up in a prison in a galaxy far, far away. The everso cute Italian Greyhound belongs to Katie Mello, a fabricator who decided dress her dog up as an imposing Imperial Walker from the Star Wars universe.

Have a look at some images of the fabrication process and final goofy result, after the jump.

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We Review: rAge 2011

Your favourite gaming reviewer (that’s me, by the by) went to the 2011 rAge expo at the Coca Cola Dome in Johannesburg this weekend.

I got a good look at some of the most exciting up and coming games for the next few months, and even got hands on with a few of them, where I was able to kick, punch, hit, and beg my way to the front. Hit the jump to find out what went down at the event.

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Imperial March Dubstep

I know more about the Hadron Collider than I do about dubstep. Producer/DJ Dirt Monkey takes Darth Vader’s foreboding entrance theme tune, “The Imperial March” and adds liberal amounts of elements from the dubstep and drum n’ bass genres. Have a listen to his bootleg remix below.

The song is available for download on SoundCloud.

[via @Tom3dJay]

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Epic Jedi Gang Fight!

It’s red versus blue in this epic Star Wars style fight. Two opposing gangs of tattooed miscreants meet up in a back alley to discuss business the only way they know how — with lightsabers and flick knives. Check out EPIC JEDI GANG FIGHT! yo.

[via Blastr]

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A Trio of Star Wars PSAs

In the late 70s, when C-3PO and R2-D2 were taking a break from helping the Rebel Alliance fight off the Galactic Empire, they were assisting in bringing awareness to some of the issues that normal Earthlings face.

In this PSA from a galaxy far far away, R2 is sneakingly puffing away on a cigarette in the corner of the control room, when he is caught by 3PO. 3P0 scolds R2 saying smoking is very bad for the lungs and even though they don’t have them, they should set a good example for the humans.

See the two remaining PSAs after the jump.

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Kaley Cuoco PSA For “Slave Leia Fatigue”

With roles as the wise-cracking space captain Mal Reynolds and novelist-turned-detective Richard Castle, Nathan Fillion is a hero to geeks and nerds the world over. Recently he used his considerable fame to highlight the some the important issues faced by masses of gamers. In the first PSA created by Break Originals and The Nerd Machine, Fillion provides pro tips on dealing with the uncomfortable and frustrating affliction known as swamp ass. If you missed it, click here to see.

Now it seems Kaley Cuoco, from The Big Bang Theory, is also speaking out. She touches on a worn out syndrome that affects cosplay girls across the globe. While the gentleman may have no problems with it, slave leia fatigue is a very real concern. Cuoco offers some tips in this, the second PSA from The Nerd Machine.

[via Nick de Bruyne on Google+]

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Star Wars Meets Silent Film

If the 1950s pre-make of Star Wars Episode V contained too much talking for your liking, then you may appreciate this re-edited gem from the good people at “Anachronisme”. They have given Star Wars the silent treatment.

[via Alyssa Milano on Google+]

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A LEGO Diorama From a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Staying with the LEGO theme, here is another supreme effort from brick and Star Wars fanatic, Jay Hoff. Using over 30,000 LEGO pieces and 388 minifigs, Hoff has recreated the Emperor’s arrival scene in Episode VI, complete with shiny floor, hanger bay walls, and even a star field in the background. It’s a tour de force. See the diorama after the jump.

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Goldfish’s “We Come Together” Celebrates Retro Games

Popular South African band Goldfish shows love for all things retro in the music video for the single, We Come Together taken off their album, Get Busy Living.

We Come Together was created by Mike Scott with contributions by some 20+ artists from every continent in the world (except for Antarctica, because who the hell would willingly live there?) The music video features lovable characters and scenes from your favourite retro arcade games. It has Angry Birds, Darth Vader, Hello Kitty, and Keyboard Cat. It has fatalities, giblets, and katamaris. It’s got voxel art, claymation, and chiptunes. All in all, it is made of WIN.

If you’re interested, find the “making of” video after the jump.

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Star Wars Brand Logos

In a world full of knock-offs, Kiwi illustrator Barn Bocock of How to Carve Roast Unicorn creates some clever Star Wars-themed brands that we’d certainly like to wear. Have a look at Bocock’s series of parodied logos after the jump.