May 30, 2013

Hasbro Star Wars Angry Birds Classic Package Series

io9 have exclusively revealed that Hasbro's SDCC special edition item this year will be the Angry Birds Star Wars Special Edition Set, featuring the Angry Birds re-dressed in the classic Star Wars Kenner toy packaging, which look totally ace.


Here's the official rundown from Hasbro:
ANGRY BIRDS™ STAR WARS® SPECIAL ACTION FIGURE SET 
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 WARSfrom 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!
Approximate Retail Price: $24.99 
Hopefully this will become a regular series for those of us who can't get there but this will be one of the hottest items at the con, so be at that Hasbro stand early to secure yours so not to become an Angry Bird yourself.