Toy Fair: The LEGO Star Wars Report

By Mike — Tuesday, February 14, 2012

LEGO announced a renewal of their Star Wars license at Toy Fair translating a successful thirteen years of not only fun and creative construction sets, but also a transformation into a global property that also includes theme parks, video games, and television. Not that the construction sets have played second fiddle either. LEGO reported over 200 million sets sold since 1999, making it one of the most successful toy lines.

Star Wars Action News Episode 333 Toy Fair 2012 Day 1: Hasbro + Phantom Menace 3-D

By Mike — Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Toy Fair 2012 is in full swing, and as always Hasbro presents to fan media one day early showing off the toys of the year, and this year for Star Wars they showed the MTT vehicle, new figures in Vintage and Movie Heroes lines, Fighter Pods, Amp'd vehicles, the Jar Jar in Carbonite SDCC exclusive, and more!  On this Star Wars Action News, you can hear the entire Hasbro Star Wars brand presentation, and Arnie and Marjorie run down the highs and lows of the presentation.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,740

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, February 14, 2012

So, Clone Commander Jet.  I know what you want to read is commentary on Toy Fair, but, as a member of the toy industry, I'm in meetings and trying to figure out how to cram a pile of paperwork into a carry-on bag with my dirty socks.  I'll try to write something on the plane or as soon as I can get sme decent time to collect my notes.  This trooper was delayed, and features a unique accessory.

BBTS Sponsor News - Toy Fair Preorders

By Mike — Tuesday, February 14, 2012

We've just listed a variety of cool new items based on information revealed at Toy Fair as well as a few cool new arrivals - here are some of the highlights:

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,739

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, February 13, 2012

Look at this Pit Droid.  Just look at it.  It's a reissue, more or less, of the Episode I "exclusive" figure from Europe and Asia.  It's pretty good.  Read on!

The Force Is Strong With LEGO For 10 More Years

By Mike — Monday, February 13, 2012

LEGO has renewed their Star Wars licensing agreement with Lucasfilm for another 10 years. Their Star Wars line has experienced tremendous growth over the past six years and ranks among the best selling global toy lines, with an excess of over 200 million boxes sold since it debuted in 1999. Read the full press release ahead!

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TRU 30% All Star Wars

By Mike — Monday, February 13, 2012

ToysRUs is having a 30% off sale* on all their Star Wars toys this week including Hasbro and LEGO. You also receive their exclusive Darth Maul USB drive for FREE with every purchase of $35 and up. Click here to shop today!

Toy Fair 2012: Hasbro Showroom Videos

By Mike — Saturday, February 11, 2012

We've posted a couple of more videos from the Hasbro showroom featuring more zoom close up shots of the fabulous new Vintage Collection figures from the Toy Fair 2012 Collector Media Event. Enjoy!

New Rebel Pilots and Ewoks Battle Packs

By Mike — Saturday, February 11, 2012

There's more on the way for 2012 including a new Pilots Battle Pack with Porkins and Tiree and an Ewoks set with Kneesa and Teebo courtesy of POTF2.com. We like the nod to the animated series with the Ewoks set but did Porkins go on a Slim Fast diet?.

Toy Fair 2012: MTT In Action (Video)

By Mike — Saturday, February 11, 2012

Here's a video of the new BMF for 2012, the Trade Federation MTT. It comes with a lot of electronic sounds, a motorized retractable compartment for the battle droid army, and a lot of other play features that may or may not justify the $130-140 price tag for you.. Check out the video ahead!

Toy Fair 2012: Hasbro Image Bank Up!

By Mike — Saturday, February 11, 2012

We have posted up our Hasbro Collector Media Event photos to our Image Bank. There's a bunch of eye candy to see, including the amazing MTT, a brand new Tarkin, a Bespin Gown Leia, Weequay, and so much more! Did you ever dream of having a Jar Jar in carbonite? Well that just came true! A new SDCC exclusive that's based on the Bespin Chamber with 6 figures and a frozen Gungan!

Toy Fair 2012: Hasbro Live Tweeting Now

By Mike — Saturday, February 11, 2012

Please join us as we live tweet @galactichunter the Hasbro Toy Fair Collector Media Event! Click here!

Gentle Giant 2012 Premier Guild Gifts Revealed

By Mike — Friday, February 10, 2012

Gentle Giant offers a sneak peek at their 2012 Premier Guild membership gifts. The Star Wars pieces include a Rebel Fleet Trooper Minibust, a Republic Commando minibust with Light-Up Visor, and a 12" Jumbo Vintage Gamorrean Guard.

Brian's Toys Newsletter 02/10

By Mike — Friday, February 10, 2012

From our sponsors at Brian's Toys: New figures from vintage to modern highlight this week's newsletter, including Movie Heroes Wave 2!  A few rare vintage items have been added, including a vinyl cape Jawa and a ROTJ Boba Fett AFA 90! 

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,738

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, February 10, 2012

New! You probably bought this Darth Maul by now, knowing full well that it's the first completely new sculpt based on the movie costume since 2005.  It has ball joints.  It has ball elbows.  It has a new head.  But is this enough?