Dude News: June 9th, 2017

Star Wars Land, A No-Brainer.

…”Star Wars Land” sounds like a real no-brainer for Universal Studios, at least from where I’m sitting. That franchise is so unique, in the way that it literally spans multiple generations. You’ve got grandfathers who’d remember the originals, Dads who’d recall old and new, Star Wars incarnations, and kids who’ve only just discovered the films, with brand new movies on the horizon for them, too. So building a 14 acre theme park for Star Wars fans? No brainer. It’s only a couple of years away, and here’s a peek: https://goo.gl/sSfkg3

Conor McGregor Made HOW MUCH?!

…I’m not sure what’s more impressive, the fact that Conor McGregor is on the list of Forbes’ Highest Paid Athletes just a few years removed from literally no one knowing who he was…or how much he made last year. Wow: https://goo.gl/ErzfCW

New Rise Against Is Here, Just In Time.

…Happy New Rise Against Day, friends! The new album, ‘Wolves’, dropped at midnight, and it’s killer. And given all that’s going on in the world, there’s no lack of subject matter for Tim McIlrath and co to explore: https://goo.gl/eEhJBq

First Look At NHL 18!

…and finally, our first look at NHL 18, albeit a brief one. Like, really brief. There’s really almost nothing here, but the folks at EA Sports know what they’re doing, and this already has the hockey gamers buzzing.