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Galactic Battle Game Discontinued

By Mike — Sunday, August 26, 2012

The Galactic Battle Game campaign officially comes to an end in 2012 and will not be included as a pack-in feature for the Movie Heroes and Clone Wars assortments in 2013. 

Legacy Collection in 2013 will be including the Build-A-Droid parts for Droid Factory as its pack in and the Movie Heroes and Clone Wars assortment packaged in the new Yoda line look will only include an action figure stand.

What's Underneath The Vintage Collection Royal Guard

By Mike — Saturday, August 25, 2012

You wondered what's underneath that helmet since Comic-Con and here it is, Presenting some loose shots of the new Royal Guard sans helmet and cape. Enjoy!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,878

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, August 24, 2012

Remember Durge?  Nine years ago, he was revealed as a toy for the very first time and this animated version of the figure came a little bit later.  Is he cool?

CVI: Adam Plays with 2013 Star Wars Mini-Rigs

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, August 24, 2012

Stay Class I-ey, Hasbro!  Because Hasbro is cool, I got to play with the Class I and Class II 2013 vehicles.  You saw some impressions of Class II earlier, and now I get to tell you about the new Mini-Rigs!  So read on, and know that I had me a great time.

CVI: Hasbro Panel, Booth Photos, And Resized Class II

By Mike — Friday, August 24, 2012

We've posted photos from today's Hasbro panel and booth. There are a few things to be excited about, including a TRU Vintage Slave I in 2013 and images of new Droid Factory and Clone Wars figures. Not much in terms of exclusives, but a new assortment of down-sized Class II vehicles to make them more affordable for the mommy market will surely cause debate.

CVI: Hasbro Star Wars Panel

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, August 24, 2012

TOP STORY: From the bowels of Orlando, it's Hasbro!  Since the debut of their booth was packed with previously unveiled items, the level of excitement for the big slideshow was even higher than usual.  Armed with a laptop and my pals Mike and Shannon, we aim to bring you not-very-timely information on this grand event.

CVI: Hasbro Trades Spare Parts

By Mike — Thursday, August 23, 2012

This is all you want to know; there wasn't anything new today. With no show exclusive and a scaled down presence for Celebration VI, Hasbro was remarkably low key for Day 1. Yet Hasbro Star Wars brand reps were engaging inquiring fans in other ways such as demonstrating the various features of the new MTT and diplomatically answering questions about distribution, which quite frankly, has reached its saturation point from a reporting point of view.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,877

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, August 23, 2012

Hey kids, this figure is labeled Queen Amidala and it's old.  It's pretty good, though!  The detail is good, the deco is nice, and it's pretty cheap.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,876

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Every now and again, some of our favorite action figures have a patron saint.  Nho'Apakk was one such figure, although the news of his patron isn't so rosy.  Find out why this figure rocked, and some sad news when you read on.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,875

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, August 21, 2012

While not quite a figure, but way cooler than just an accessory, this year's SDCC exclusive Jar Jar Binks in Carbonite is a real oddity. You can sort of see it in The Force Unleashed, it has a great sculpt, but it's a little small to fit Jar Jar.  Yet it's one of the most compelling items of the year. 

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,874

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, August 20, 2012

A 1999 weapon with a 2012 figure! This Qui-Gon Jinn has an amazing sculpt, yet has articulation that seemed dated in 1983.  It's a good thing it's awesome overall-- read on, you'll like this one!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,873

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, August 17, 2012

It's Tippet, a brand-new Toys R Us exclusive Ewok with 2 weapons and 2 hoods from his 2 appearances in Marvel Comics!  I like this one a bunch, and since you asked for more Ewoks, here you are!  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,872

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, August 16, 2012

It's Princess Leia in Bespin Gown, part of the latest wave (and Comic-Con exclusive pack) from Hasbro!  Even though the last one was good, this one is an improvement.  Should you get one?

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,871

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, August 15, 2012

New for 2012, but old now, is the first-ever movie-specific Quinlan Vos figure.  Based on a background extra, this presumed authentic release looks fantastic. Should you get one?

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,870

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, August 14, 2012

While not as new as some recently featured figures, Yoda is no less impressive!  This tiny figure is more of a statue than an action figure, and he's super-cheap on eBay.  The figure has an amazing paint job and, frankly, looks better than a lot of the movie Yodas out there.