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Back to School Wars

May the pencils be with you?  Toys R Us is having a dream “back to school” (aaaah!!) offer for Star Wars fans.  The backpack normally sells for $10.99 but is free if you spend more than $30 on Star Wars stuff by August 23, 2008.  And, remember, those other Star Wars items don’t have to be school related — so go buy up all of the DVDs and video games and toys you ...

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Clone Wars opens big in theaters!

The latest Star Wars film in the franchise, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, opened up in theaters in third place this past weekend, with $15 million dollars.  Thus far, the film has had a mix of reviews, from Star Wars fans and Star Wars haters, alike.  This marks the first movie in the series that is completely animated. The “war” is first mentioned in non-animated Star Wars Episode ...

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Strong Bad: Behind the scenes

Attractive people, listen up! Seriously! Or… something! The recently released Strong Bad’s Cool Game for Attractive People has been selling very well — well enough that the folks at Telltale Games now want to show us a cool behind-the-scenes look at the making of the game.   Its pretty cool to see Strong Bad walking around in the real world, off set.  Sure, its not as fun ...

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Find the Winx Club

Ut oh, the Winx Club fairies are lost! Only Tecna is left to save the bunch, and she’s calling on you to help beat the game. Find the remaining fairies in the Winx Club – Bloom, Stella, Flora, Layla, and Musa!  …and, hey, might as well dance to the theme song while you’re searching! ...

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Wonder Woman DVD

DC Comics most famous superheroine, Wonder Woman, will soon be starring in her own straight-to-DVD animated adventure!  The DVD will hit stores February of 2009, and has already started to work up a lot of buzz on this here intrawebs. This is the fourth in the line of DC Universe Original Animated Movies released by Warner Premiere and Warner Bros. Animation. The previous releases were ...

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Pokemon in SSBB – Staryu

Staryu hails from  SSBB.  There, you can use its efforts to home in on your foe and quickly fire star-shaped projectiles.  Enemies will try to flee by moving up or down. Sabotage their efforts and let Staryu blast them.  If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains.  The core flashes at midnight. More Pokemon from Nintendo Wii’s Super Smash Bros Brawl after the ...

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May the fries be with you!

McDonald’s will introducing The Force to a new Happy Meal for Star Wars: The Clone Wars.  The special meal and themed packaging will be available from August 15th through September 11th of this year.  Lucasfilm Ltd says the Happy Meal will include a collection of 18 bobble-head toys, including classic Star Wars and The Clone Wars characters.  Each comes posed on a Star Wars vehicle and ...

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Pokemon: Diamond & Pearl: Battle Dimension to Jetix

Jetix Europe is gonna be rocking some Pokemon this season! Pokemon: Diamond & Pearl: Battle Dimension, the 11th Pokemon series, will premier on UK’s Jetix for the first time ever. Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Battle Dimension takes the Pokemon anime into it’s eleventh season, and the second season of the Diamond & Pearl series. Ash continues gathering badges in Sinnoh ...

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Pokemon in SSBB – Gulpin

Gulpin swallows up opponents to incapacitate them.  Get it?  GULP-in?  Heh.  …ahem… It can also deal damage to the engulfed enemy.  Almost all its body is its stomach.  Its harsh digestive juices quickly dissolve anything it swallows.  All this, and he gets to star in a video game! More Pokemon from Nintendo Wii’s Super Smash Bros Brawl after the break! ...

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Kung 2 Panda

Looks like Kung Fu Panda will be getting a sequel of its own!  Dreamworks Animation has announced official plans for a second Kung Fu Panda to hit the theaters. More news about the sequel is expected to come in 30-60 days, so stay tuned to ToonBarn for the ...

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New date for Bolt

UPDATE: Bolt charges to a big weekend! UPDATE: Bolt video game! Disney has moved the release of its cgi animated movie, Bolt, by one week.  Now the movie will hit theaters on November 21, 2008.  A normal dog might be a little annoyed by the move, but… come on.  This is ...

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