Star Wars Fans Come to Wikia in Record Numbers Star Wars Fan Site, Wookieepedia, Gets Biggest Release Day Traffic in Wikia History
December 22, 2015 – Wikia, the Home of Fandom and home to the world’s largest Star Wars fan site, announced today that it saw record-breaking traffic to Wookieepedia (StarWars.Wikia.com) over the course of this past weekend. On the heels of the “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” release, Wookieepedia saw over 2 million unique visitors and over 8 million page views on opening day alone. This explosive engagement makes it the biggest single day traffic driver to a community in Wikia’s history, surpassing release day traffic to other major franchises like Fallout 4, Mass Effect and Skyrim.
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Star Wars Rebels is back with an all-new television movie event! Although the full second season won't begin airing until the fall, the one hour movie Star Wars Rebels: The Siege of Lothal aired tonight on Disney XD, continuing the adventures of the Ghost crew as they return to Lothal on a daring mission to rescue an Imperial defector. Along the way, they come face to face with a dangerous new foe: Darth Vader, the dreaded Dark Lord of the Sith.
Like all of the show's episodes, The Siege of Lothal was chock full of trivia and Easter eggs, and Wikia Fan Brain is back with a special Siege of Lothal edition. Check out the Fan Brain video below, using facts and trivia from Wookieepedia.
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In the first season of Star Wars Rebels, the spark of rebellion spread like a fire across the galaxy. As we look forward to the premiere of Star Wars Rebels: The Siege of Lothal, Wikia has produced a series of videos in the long-running Wikia Fan Brain series for the entire first season of the show!
Fan Brain puts the accumulated knowledge compiled by some of Wikia's largest communities to video, unearthing fun pieces of trivia associated with Easter egg-heavy TV shows. Drawing inspiration from the expansive continuity of the Star Wars films, other canon stories, and Star Wars Legends, Star Wars Rebels is no exception!
Check out all fourteen episodes in the Star Wars Rebels Season One edition of Wikia's Fan Brain series, and leave a comment with othe…Read more >
What do Anthony Daniels, Vanessa Marshall, Steve Blum, and Alan Dean Foster all have in common? They're just a few of the many people, celebrity talent and fans alike, who took the time to wish Wookieepedia a Happy 10th Anniversary at Celebration Anaheim! Check out the video above to hear them send their birthday wishes, in this special video put together by Wikia's video team—just in time for Star Wars Day!
This was one of the highlights of Celebration for me. When we're all here on Wookieepedia, just working on the project day to day, it's easy sometimes to forget the wider fandom out there and how important Wookieepedia is to people. To hear celebrities take the time to wish Wookieepedia a happy anniversary, to hear them say how even they …Read more >
It's hard to believe that it's been nearly two weeks since Celebration Anaheim, undoubtedly the biggest celebration of Star Wars fandom ever. Wookieepedia is home to some of the most passionate and knowledgable Star Wars superfans in the world, and Wikia is the Social Universe For Fans, By Fans, so we wanted to give a few fans the opportunity to go on video and share what their Star Wars Celebration experience had been like—especially after we all watched the teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Here's what some of these fans had to say.
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(That last one was pretty good, in my totally unbiased opinion.)
Whether you watched the live stream on StarWars.com or were there at the convent…
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