Kinect Bonus In Brisk Bottles

By Mike — Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Beginning today at 7-11 stores, specially marked bottles of Brisk will have a special Microsoft tag that can be scanned using the XBox 360's motion sensor that activates an exclusive Anakin Skywalker podracer in the new Kinect Star Wars game.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,775

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, April 3, 2012

The third time is the charm!  We got R2-B1 before in 2000 and 2007, but this is the one you'll want. This "newly" released hard-to-find Walmart exclusive started hitting big in the last week, so did you get yours? And should you?  Read on!

Star Wars Kinect Released

By Mike — Tuesday, April 3, 2012

The new Star Wars Kinect game for XBox 360 is released today. Check out this launch trailer featuring some aspiring Force users and be sure to order your copy!

Star Wars: The Essential Guide To Warfare

By Mike — Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Star Wars: The Essential Guide To Warfare by Jason Fry is released today. The facts, figures, and backstories of all the major clashes and combatants have all been documented in one fully illustrated volume.

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Image Bank: VC95 Luke Skywalker (Hoth Outfit)

By Mike — Monday, April 2, 2012

I've been waiting for this Luke Hoth to ride the awesome Target Vintage Tauntaun. In many ways, he looks great, super articulated, and a decent head likeness. It's the opening scene from The Empire Strikes Back. How can you get any more iconic than that?

Image Bank: VC96 Darth Malgus

By Mike — Monday, April 2, 2012

Darth Malgus is the bawz. He's like a Sebastian Shaw Anakin/Vader on super soldier serum. The antagonist of The Old Republic MMO is plasticized in all his Sith glory for The Vintage Collection and we've just added him to our Image Bank!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,774

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, April 2, 2012

It's Clone Trooper Kix, one of very few Clone medics in the entire line. There are hundreds of these things, but doctors?  Like one.  What are they, disposable?  Oh yeah, right. Hm. Anyway, go check him out!

Taylor And Eckstein Host Star Wars Weekends

By Mike — Monday, April 2, 2012

James Arnold Taylor and Ashley Eckstein will be providing hosting duties for Star Wars Weekends 2012. Taylor, the voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi, will be the official celebrity host, while Eckstein is the host for "Behind The Force", a behind the scenes show of Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

SWAN 340: The Collector's Podcast

By Mike — Monday, April 2, 2012

As Star Wars toys continue to trickle in across the country, new product has starting showing up in stores.

Q&A: Vehicles, Exclusive Arrivals, and No Foolin' Around

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, April 1, 2012

The last Walmart exclusives are showing up at brick-and-mortar! (Better late than never!) So let's look at other exclusives too, talk about the future of the MTT which I really do hope does well, then we can examine who else might make neat Star Wars toys should Hasbro decide to go in another direction some day. Read on!

Brian's Toys Newsletter 03/30/12

By Mike — Friday, March 30, 2012

From our sponsors at Brians Toys: You've fought him once, now fight to find room for him in your living room! From the Star Wars: The Old Republic MMORPG comes the life-size Darth Malgus figure from Sideshow Collectibles.  Yes, that's LIFE SIZE, and you can pre-order it today through Brian's Toys.

DK Attack Of The Authors West Coast Tour

By Mike — Friday, March 30, 2012

DK Publishing will be hosting an Attack of the Authors West Coast Tour with special appearances by authors, The 501st Legion, The Rebel Legion, R2 Builders Club, giveaways, photo opportunities, and a chance to win Star Wars prizes!

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Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,773

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, March 30, 2012

Check out Clone Commander Cody in his Phase II armor.  It's good-- new helmet, new sculpt, and a pain-in-the-neck backpack peg await you on this newish figure. Go get one, won't you?  Read on!

Special Report: LEGO Star Wars Miniland Expansion

By Mike — Thursday, March 29, 2012

It's a one year anniversary of sorts, as LEGOLAND celebrates the launch of the Star Wars Miniland expansion in their Carlsbad, CA park. The 1:5 scale dioramas represent all 6 films and The Clone Wars television series utilizing over 1.5 million bricks. LEGOLAND held their ribbon cutting ceremony this morning and invited 22 kids from The Make A Wish Foundation. Members of the 501st Legion were also in attendance.


Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,772

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, March 29, 2012

It's Qui-Gon Jinn with Kenner-esque shoulder and hip joints, the best head sculpt ever, and a light-up lightsaber.  How oddly delightful!  Should you get one?  I think so.  Read on!