VIDEO: The Latest Look at Star Wars & Toy Story Land Construction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Star Wars and Toy Story Land construction rages on at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in our latest expansion update video. This time, we take a look at exactly what is going on in the former Backlot area of the park, as well as the strange addition of the XBOX Game Port near Path of the Jedi:

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Tom Corless

Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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Disney Pete
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Disney Pete

Because you pay a ticket for a Disney park to play something you can play at home. Damn these Disney execs just plain don’t care about park visitors. In the olden days, they looked at corporate sponsorships to build new rides. The new management just makes deals for corporate sponsorships where they don’t built jack squat but merely puts some home game consoles. Corporate genius only made possible by gullible idiots. And the people going there can’t see that, instead of giving the money to Disney for that day pass, they could just buy the kid that console for the… Read more »

MINECAR
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MINECAR

I think your completely forgetting the opening of Innoventions… it was essentially a Sega arcade back in the early 90’s. I don’t see how this has much of a difference outside of game quality anyway, plus it fills in a unused spot with an air conditioned rest and charge zone. Your point is relevant but this is far from a new practice. There are many other issues currently plaguing Hollywood Studios, a new rest zone isn’t at the top of the list.

Disney Pete
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Disney Pete

No, I did not forgot about it. Although it is quite close to that and also showcased the same kind of laziness from Eisner, those were arcade machines which you could not play for free at arcade parlors back in the day, cannot get in your house to play (at least cheaply and some of them you could not get at home like the multiplayer race arcade machines) nor coul buy them just by saving the money for not going to the park that day with your family, like you can an xbox one. Not to mention that that Eisner… Read more »

Christopher Good
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Christopher Good

Please fix your frames for video so they play on iPhones. Super frustrating to have cut off video showing.

RebeccaMcK
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RebeccaMcK

The videos don’t play well on any smartphone, not just iPhones. Better to wait and just watch the videos on a computer screen or tablet.

Walter D
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Walter D

A crappy video player….You mean YouTube?

Disney Pete
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Disney Pete

Yes, the apple player for youtube. They had to make a special player because those crappy phones were not capable of playing flash back then and are doing a mediocre job at playing html5

Redo Epcot
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Redo Epcot

Watching in the article sucks but if u click the link to the YouTube version it works fine.