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Fans wanted more information on that, too.

“If they would reveal even the genre,” said Kellen Smalley, 32, a gamer. “If they would bring what J.J. does with stories to the `Star Wars’ games, it would be very fun.”

Abrams’ development company, Bad Robot Interactive, has released apps related to his movies. Newell said his company would like to work with Abrams on a movie adaptation of “Portal” or “Half-Life.”

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