Countdown to 'Star Wars'

Darth Vader meets PS4

Ahmed Best, the man behind Jar Jar Binks, is celebrating a birthday today, Aug. 19.
Ahmed Best, the man behind Jar Jar Binks, is celebrating a birthday today, Aug. 19. AP

Two limited-edition Darth Vader-inspired PlayStation4 “Star Wars” bundles - “Star Wars: Battlefront” and “Disney Infinity 3.0:Star Wars” - will be released Nov. 17.

The bundles include a customized PS4 featuring an image of Darth Vader, a controller inspired by Darth Vader’s suit and more.

“We have the most exciting slate of upcoming game titles in our history, and we’re also focused on new platforms and technologies that enable us to develop experiences we would never have dreamed possible just a few years ago,” Jimmy Pitaro, co-chairman of Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media and president of Disney Interactive, says.

Also

Today is Ahmed Best’s birthday as he turns 42. The good news is he was in three “Star Wars” movies. The bad news is he played “Jar Jar Binks.

Rick Bentley: 559-441-6355, @RickBentley1

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