This week we are featuring new pre-orders like the Super Alloy Superman, Daft Punk S.H.Figuarts, Deathstroke ArtFX statue and Star Wars Black Series items. Click on through for the complete list from Urban Collector!
IGN is reporting that Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic classic RPG may soon be coming to the iPad. It seems that language stating that the Star Wars RPG is “now available on iPad” was inadvertently included in a Aspyr Media newsletter. Head to IGN for more info.
In advance of tomorrow’s official preview of the Deluxe Darth Vader Sixth Scale figure by Sideshow, here are a few images to whet your appetite for Thursday’s pre-order.
Update: Sideshow has posted details for Vader today. Impressive… most impressive.
Electronic Arts has teased that one of its multiple in-development Star Wars titles is an all-new Battlefront game. Speaking today during the Stifel 2013 Technology Conference, CFO Blake Jorgensen offered the hint.
Head to Gamespot for the full article.
Star Wars Action News hosts Marjorie and Arnie have reported many times on the Toy Man Toy Show in St. Louis, MO. Sunday, May 19th, was the most recent show and had Star Wars represented from all era, from 12-Back carded vintage figures to the most modern of Hasbro toys. Listen to find out if you should visit St. Louis for the next Toy Man show on July 14th!
Also on this week’s podcast, Brock reviews Dawn of the Jedi–Into the Void, Jerry continues looking back at Return of the Jedi toys from 30 years ago, Johnathan reviews the new Endor AT-AT, and Steve reports from Star Wars Fun Day in the UK!
With details on how to get the Endor AT-AT for 20% off and a bendy Artoo, it’s all on this week’s Star Wars Action News podcast!
The crew at Rebelscum have posted a set of high-res images for the upcoming “Mission Series” assortment of reduced articulation two-packs due later this year. This first wave includes Darth Vader with Seeker Droid, Anakin Skywalker (Darth Vader) with 501st Legion Trooper, Jango Fett with Battle Droid and 212th Battalion Clone Trooper with Battle Droid.
While it goes without saying this new direction Hasbro is taking with a segment of the action figure line has many long-time collectors jumping ship, I for one appreciate the aesthetic, the overall reduced cost and its kid-targeted focus.
The Official Site today has updated announcing Star Wars Rebels, a new animated series coming in 2014
Production has begun on Star Wars Rebels, an exciting, all-new animated television series based on one of the greatest entertainment franchises of all time. Scheduled to premiere in fall 2014 as a one-hour special telecast on Disney Channel, it will be followed by a series on Disney XD channels around the world.
Sideshow’s Web Mistress is having her birthday this weekend and is offering a special $20 off coupon code “MIST13” to celebrate. The coupon is valid on all in-stock merchandise and select pre-orders with a value of $45 or more. For complete terms and conditions, visit Sideshow.com.
Once again, Toys”R”Us is offering 20% off any one regular sale price item. Simply head to ToysRUs.com to print off their coupon from this week’s ad flyer. Time for an Endor AT-AT methinks…
Our friends at Jedi Temple Archives have altered us that Action Figure Xpress is now offering the Jumbo Kenner Cantina Playset for a most attractive $39.99. At this price, it won’t last long so be sure to pick one up if you where hesitant before now.
As a treat to the vast numbers of LEGO fans out there, we’ve dug into and assembled the LEGO Star Wars The Yoda Chronicles Holocron Chamber Press Kit generously sent to us by The LEGO Group. Click on through to check out this set and be sure to watch the television event coming May 29th on Cartoon Network.
Looking to upgrade or replace your capes for your Gentle Giant Jumbo Kenner figures? These custom replacements may just be the solution for those discolored and sticky versions. Check out this ebay auction to get all six released thus far.
Thanks to KG’s Vintage Star Wars Corner for the heads-up.
Word on the street is that LEGO is sending out new “mystery box” promo sets to select affiliates in preparation for the LEGO Star Wars The Yoda Chronicles event airing on Cartoon Network on May 29. For a look at the contents of this set, head on over to Idle Hands and thanks to our friend Matt Booker from JediNews for the tip.
The next installment in The Enloe Trials photonovel series is inching closer – for full size previews, head on over to the forums!