Hasbro recently unveiled their plans for the various lines of Star Wars action figures, vehicles, role play toys and more at the New York Toy Fair last weekend, an annual event staged to showcase the toy industry's new products. As usual, Hasbro's Star Wars offerings generated a lot of excitement among fans and collectors lucky enough to attend the event, with the enormous new MMT (Multi-Troop Transport) vehicle headlining the array of new toys from a galaxy far, far away. In addition, Hasbro revealed their new Star Wars action figures and vehicles, as well as two brand new series: Star Wars AMP'D, which allows kids to customize an array of different Star Wars vehicles, and Star Wars Fighter Pods, a collectible new gaming series featuring uniquely stylized, fun interpretations of your favorite Star Wars characters!
While most of Hasbro's Star Wars Toy Fair reveals are showcased below, be sure to check out the new StarWars.com Shop section for more Hasbro releases in 2012!MTT (Multi-Troop Transport):
(Approximate retail price: $139.99; Ages: AGES: 4 & up; Available: Fall 2012)
Deploy 20 droids into battle with the massive Star Wars MTT vehicle! Straight from the 3D theater to your living room, this iconic vehicle from Episode I features electronic lights and sounds, firing projectiles, and motorized droid deployment. Includes 20 battle droid figures and an Obi-Wan Kenobi figure! Batteries not included.
(Approximate retail price: $16.99 - $29.99; Available throughout 2012)
Build your fleet and take on the Empire with Star Wars Vehicles! See more 2012 vehicle releases in the new StarWars.com Shop section!
Star Wars AMP'D:
(Approximate retail price: $6.99-$39.99; Ages: 4 & up; Available: Fall 2012)
New series! For the first time ever, kids will be able to quickly and easily customize the most iconic Star Wars vehicles and prepare them for any mission: land, space, sea or air! In 2012, the line features 12 figures and 6 vehicles. Each set sold separately.
(Approximate retail price: $8.99 - $9.99; Ages: 4 & up; Available throughout 2012)
2012 will see three collections of action figures: The Movie Heroes Collection includes features like light-up lightsaber effects, action movements and even electronic sounds! The Clone Wars Collection continues the series styled on the wildly popular animated series on Cartoon Network. Finally, the Vintage Collection continues to take fans back to "a long time ago" with selections of all-time favorite characters from throughout the six-film saga. Each of the figures in this assortment will feature the exceptionally accurate design and superb articulation customary to Hasbro's action figures, and will be offered in packaging reminiscent to that of the original 1978-1984 Kenner Star Wars packaging!
(Approximate retail price: $34.99; Ages: 6 & up; Available: Fall 2012)
The Ultimate FX Lightsaber provides the most authentic Jedi experience for kids ever! The toy features a progressive light-up blade with vibrant LED lighting, allowing kids to experience the Force in a whole new way. The Darth Maul model is packed with an adaptor to create a Darth Maul double-bladed lightsaber (second lightsaber sold separately). Check out more role-play releases for 2012 in the new StarWars.com Shop section!
(Approximate retail price: $2.99-$19.99; Ages: 4 & up; Available: January 2012)
New series! Iconic Star Wars characters get a collectible new gaming twist, as players use Fighter Pods to knock down as many figures as possible. Spin, Launch or Roll your Pod into battle...even connect your Pods together or place your figures on top or inside of them for extra "power"! More than 100 Star Wars Fighter Pods figures available in a unique new style from all six Star Wars films and The Clone Wars animated series -- collect them, set them up and knock them down in head-to-head battling play! Each set sold separately. For more information on Star Wars Fighter Pods, check out the new StarWars.com Shop section!