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R2-D2 confirmed for JJ Abrams' Star Wars VII, UK fans to build new version

R2-D2 confirmed for JJ Abrams' Star Wars VII, UK fans to build new version

By 20 November 2013

LucasFilm and Disney have confirmed that R2-D2 will return for the next Star Wars movie, to be directed by JJ Abrams. The pint-sized robot will appear in Star Wars: Episode VII and the new version will be built by two men in the UK who are part of a fan-based... >>

R2-D2 with Xbox 360 and PS3 inside goes on sale for £500, coolest thing ever

R2-D2 with Xbox 360 and PS3 inside goes on sale for £500, coolest thing ever

By 17 September 2013

A one-of-a-kind, custom-made replica of R2-D2 has gone on sale on Etsy for £500 and what's more, it contains both an Xbox 360 and PS3 inside. There is even a 13-inch TV built into its head and comes with joypads that are colour-matched. The modified... >>

Radio controlled Star Wars R5-D4 inflatable and full-sized R2-D2 coming soon

Radio controlled Star Wars R5-D4 inflatable and full-sized R2-D2 coming soon

By 23 January 2013

Bladez Toys is expanding its popular line of Star Wars radio-controlled inflatable droids with the announcement of the R5-D4, as well as a new full-size R2-D2 model. Bladez Toys caught our eye last year with the launch of the radio-controlled R2-D2, the... >>

Inflatable R2-D2 lets your ride your favourite droid

Inflatable R2-D2 lets your ride your favourite droid

By 22 January 2013

If you've always wanted to ride R2-D2 then your moment has arrived, with the introduction of the R2-D2 ride-in toy from Kids@Play. The company previously offered a Dalek from Doctor Who, but has now shifted focus to Star Wars. The R2-D2 ride-in has already... >>

Star Wars fan uses Raspberry Pi to build working R2-D2 (video)

Star Wars fan uses Raspberry Pi to build working R2-D2 (video)

By 21 January 2013

It's amazing what you can do with an old toy and a computer that costs less than £50. As a birthday present for his girlfriend, Chinese Star Wars fan greensheller built a working R2-D2 robot using just an old, broken interactive toy version of the movie... >>

We are the mods, we are the mods... scooter 'modded' Star Wars style

We are the mods, we are the mods... scooter 'modded' Star Wars style

By 21 November 2012

US teacher Morgan must teach art, as he's turned his otherwise dull-looking Vespa scooter into a Star Wars-themed masterpiece. Using decals, he's turned it into R2-D2, sort-of. We also like what he's done to the luggage compartment on the rear, adorning... >>

Pure gold C-3PO and silver R2-D2 crafted for 35th anniversary of Star Wars

Pure gold C-3PO and silver R2-D2 crafted for 35th anniversary of Star Wars

By 21 March 2012

To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the first Star Wars film, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, Japanese company Imperial Enterprises Inc has crafted two officially licensed statuettes of iconic major characters C-3PO and R2-D2. These aren't any old... >>

Best R2-D2 gadgets

Best R2-D2 gadgets

By 12 September 2011

Star Wars: The Complete Saga Blu-ray box set is out. We know so because we've seen it. Of course, you might not have the cash to stump up the entire £60 just yet, you may hate the prequels or maybe you just haven't made it down to the shops. Whichever... >>


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