My first true Star Wars experience was “Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2”. I was aware of Star wars long before this game and I believe I may have watched parts of “Phantom Menace” before playing that game but, nevertheless, it was KOTOR2 the game that served as my gateway to Star Wars.
At the time, I wasn’t 100% sure what was going on in the story because I was unfamiliar with an awful lot of the lore of Star Wars. Nevertheless, I was able to finish the game not entirely sure what had happened exactly but still with a sense of satisfaction that made me want to play the first game. Continue reading How well did it Age? Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
The return of Star Wars to the Big screen on december of last year was an undeniable success with “The Force Awakens” making almost $1 Billion domestically and being crowned as the biggest domestic box office of all times.
A lot of discussion has been made about it. How it is just a remake of “A New Hope“, how it is just re-using elements but giving it’s own spins, How Rey is an awesome character, How Rey is a “Mary Sue”, and along Etc.
One thing certain, though, is the overwhelming positive reaction to the character of Poe Dameron (played by Oscar Isaac) and whom it was originally planned would die at the end of act 1 until J. J. Abrams changed it so he would live throughout the movie. This turned to have been a smart decision, considering how the popularity lead to Poe having his own ongoing comic series in Marvel and has been embraced by the fandom as one of the main characters. Continue reading Analysis: Poe Dameron and Idealistic Heroism