galaxys edge

New rumored details about Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge reveals the queue and story for the land’s Millenium Falcon attraction, including how many different experiences the ride will allow, and more on the possibility of premium early access entry into the world.

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Star Wars Land Cantina

We’re not even into fall yet, but it’s hard not to look forward to the summer of 2019. Not only will that give Marvel Cinematic Universe fans the answers they’ve been waiting for in Avengers 4, but that’s when Disney theme parks will be opening Star Wars Land. And today brings news of the perfect and inevitable addition to the theme park area inspired by a galaxy far, far away.

Disney Parks has announced that Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge, which will be located on the planet of Batuu, will have a smuggler’s hot spot called Oga’s Cantina. And just like the cantina at Mos Eisley spaceport on Tatooine, it’s bound to be a wretched hive of scum and villainy, especially since it’s the first time alcohol will be allowed at Disneyland. Read More »

millennium falcon ride

When Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disney theme parks next year, guests are going to be waiting in line for hours to experience the yet-to-be-titled Millennium Falcon ride. It’s a completely interactive motion-simulator attraction in which the ship’s flight is impacted by the riders’ decisions, but a new report suggests that Disney has hit a few snags during the testing phase. Keep reading to learn why “they are now having to retrofit after the fact.” Read More »

Disney Stunt Robots

Having learned nothing from Westworld, Disney Imagineering went ahead and built stunt robots that can flip through the air, and probably eventually rebel against their cruel human masters. It’s likely these high-flying bots will be used in Disney’s Star Wars land, or possible upcoming Marvel attractions.

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Galaxy's Edge blasters

Based on everything we’ve seen thus far, theme park fans are soon going to classify all events into two separate time periods: the era before Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens, and the era afterward. Disney’s immersive new Star Wars land opens next year, and we’ve just heard about yet another way they’re going to try to create the illusion that guests are walking around in a galaxy far, far away. Better keep your heads on a swivel, because it looks like there’s going to be blaster fire flying through the air. Read More »

Star Wars hotel location

It’s unusual for Walt Disney World hotels to be directly connected to one of the resort’s theme parks, but Disney is looking to change the game with Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. The company just officially announced the location of their planned Star Wars hotel, which will be seamlessly connected to the park. Read More »

Star Wars Galaxy's Edge details

Last night, Disney held a panel called “Inside Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” at the Walt Disney World resort in Florida as part of an event called Star Wars: Galactic Nights. Tons of new Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge details were released for the first time, and we’ve gathered the most interesting revelations about the upcoming Star Wars-themed land below, including new experiences, familiar characters, the name of the village within the land, and much more. Read More »

Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Westworld

Okay, maybe not “full” Westworld – there probably won’t be sex robots in Disney’s family-friendly theme park. (Probably.)

But the Walt Disney Company has filed a patent that has people speculating about how they’ll be using technology in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the immersive and interactive new park land that opens next year. Read about the patent and how it could be incorporated into Galaxy’s Edge below.
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Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge opening date

We knew that the upcoming Star Wars-themed lands coming to Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland Resort’s Disneyland would be opening in 2019, but now Disney Parks has revealed more information on when we can expect to visit a galaxy far far away. Hit the jump to learn new info on the Galaxy’s Edge opening date.
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Star Wars Galaxy's Edge lightsabers

In the future, years will be divided into two categories: BD and AD, Before Disney and After Disney. The Walt Disney Company is well on its way to world domination (or at least the domination of all things entertainment), and one of their next big steps toward its stranglehold over those who love popular culture is Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the immersive Star Wars-themed land that’s opening in California’s Disneyland and Florida’s Walt Disney World.

The studio is gearing up for specialized lightsaber use in the park – and a new patent indicates that augmented reality is also going to be a factor.
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