Hasbro has sent along some very high resolution pics of a bunch of Angry Birds Star Wars “figures”. Looks like we will be getting some 2-Packs. We’ll add official names of the packs once we receive the info.
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Hasbro just released new information and pics for their next SDCC exclusive – a gift set of Angry Birds Star Wars figures in vintage Kenner style packaging!
ANGRY BIRDS™ STAR WARS®SPECIAL ACTION FIGURE SET
Approximate Retail Price: $24.99
The original 12 STAR WARS action figures are re-imagined for San Diego Comic-Con with a twist based on the mega-hit mobile game ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS from Rovio Entertainment! LUKE SKYWALKER, PRINCESS LEIA, HAN SOLO, OBI-WAN KENOBI, CHEWBACCA, R2-D2, C-3PO, DARTH VADER, STORMTROOPER, SAND PEOPLE, IMPERIAL NAVY COMMANDER and a JAWA are all re-imagined as heroic birds or evil pigs in this set, with each figure in a unique vintage-style blister card featuring ANGRY BIRDS homage to the classic Kenner artwork! The individual blister cards are all packaged together in a collectible package!
Two franchises with impressive pop-culture Force are Star Wars and Angry Birds. The two are combined in a new Star Wars Jenga: Rise of Darth Vader game ($29.99) for the fall. There’s a whole lot of Sith going on with Angry Birds versions of Darth Maul, Darth Sidious and General Grievous and special codes to unlock content in your Star Wars Angry Birds app.
Hasbro sent a press release put out announcing that Star Wars Toys are headed to the National Toy Hall of Fame.
Hasbro STAR WARS Action Figures Inducted Into the National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong
PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is proud to announce that its STAR WARS action figures were today inducted into The National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong . The toys are being recognized for the impact of their original debut which forever changed the toy landscape and continue to resonate with kids and fans to this day.
“We are honored that the National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong has recognized Hasbro’s STAR WARS action figures for having a profound impact on the toy industry,” said John Frascotti, chief marketing officer, Hasbro, Inc. “STAR WARS action figures are as legendary as the battle between the light and dark sides of the Force they represent, and have given endless hours of enjoyment to generations of kids of all ages.”
“STAR WARS action figures have allowed Hasbro and Lucasfilm to continue the stories and the battles well beyond the movie screen,” said Derek Stothard, senior director, global toys and hardlines, Lucas Licensing. “Their induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong is both an honor and a true testament to the enduring heritage of the STAR WARS brand. Congratulations to Hasbro on this honor and for continuing to deliver remarkable STAR WARS toys to kids and fans.”
Since the first STAR WARS action figures began arriving on the market in the 1970s, Hasbro has been developing new action figures and toys which deliver fresh ways for kids and fans to experience their favorite STAR WARS characters. In 2012, Hasbro continues to provide kids and fans with a variety of toys based on the iconic franchise from Lucasfilm including MOVIE HEROES figures, THE CLONE WARS figures and THE VINTAGE COLLECTION figures as well as the new FIGHTER PODS expression and a variety of role-play toys including ULTIMATE FX LIGHTSABERS. Hasbro is also expanding its STAR WARS toy legacy this year by working closely with Lucasfilm on the recent launch of a line of toys and games based on the STAR WARS edition of the popular ANGRY BIRDS mobile game from Rovio Entertainment. The line features new products based on a variety of existing Hasbro properties including the JENGA brand and the recently re-launched KOOSH brand, to introduce new play experiences featuring iconic STAR WARS characters re-imagined as high-flying ANGRY BIRDS and villainous pigs.
STAR WARS action figures join Hasbro favorites CANDY LAND, G.I. JOE, MONOPOLY, MR. POTATO HEAD, PLAY-DOH, SCRABBLE, TONKA TRUCKS and the EASY-BAKE Oven in the National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong.
Toyark forum member Optimus Vader dropped a few picks of the Angry Birds Star Wars Early Bird Pack onto the forums. They were found at a Toys “R” Us store this week. The rest of the toys hit this November to coincide with the release of the game on mobile devices.
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During the Hasbro Event at New York Comic-Con 2012, we got a look at the various Angry Birds Star Wars toys. We have received some official PR images from Hasbro.
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Check out the Angry Birds Star Wars display from the Hasbro event at New York Comic-Con 2012. We get a look at everything from the Koosh to the AT-AT Attack, the Early Figure Pack, the Death Star Game and more.
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Hasbro has sent out an official press release announcing their line of Angy Birds Star Wars Toys. The first toys will launch in November to tie in with the games release on November 8th on mobile platforms. Then more products will be launched next year.
After the jump, you can see the entire press release as well as the images they have released. [Read more…]
Rovio and Hasbro are teaming up for a slate of Angry Birds Star Wars items. Rovio recently teased and then announced an Angry Birds Star Wars game for IOS and Android devices. The items will be fully revealed later today at Toys “R” Us at Times Square, New York. Some items are online already.
Items are being revealed today, launch likely later.
That collaboration is bringing us various licensed products including the following:
– Angry Birds Star Wars Jenga Death Star
– Angry Birds Star Wars At-At Attack Battle Game
– Angry Birds Star Wars Angry Birds Figure Pack
– Angry Birds Star Wars Halloween Costumes
– Angry Birds Star Wars Plushies
– Star Wars Angry Birds Fighter Pods Strike – Darth Vader
– Star Wars Angry Birds Fighter Pods Strike – Strike Back
– Star Wars Angry Birds Fighter Pods Strike – Jabba’s Palace
– Star Wars Angry Birds Fighter Pods Strike – Fight on Tatooine
– Star Wars Angry Birds Fighter Pods Strike – Emperor’s Throne
– Star Wars Angry Birds Bounce Millennium Falcon
– Star Wars Angry Birds Koosh Jedi Slingshot
There are pics of most, but not all of these. Click the headline of the story for all the images.