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Power Droid Breakdown

Upon the reveal of the new Target Exclusive Droid 3-pk by Sandtroopers.com, forums and social media outlets have been abuzz. Forum member JACKOFTRADZE over at JediDefender was quick to point out that Power Droid included in this set is actually a new sculpt and not a simple repaint of a previously released Gonk Droid mold. Based upon the discussions, I whipped up a quick analysis of the differences between this new sculpt and the prior versions to point out just where some of the differences lie.

Click the image above for a breakdown.

Disney Droid Factory: A Curto Special Report

We’ve teamed up with Dan Curto and several other fan sites to bring your a special report detailing the new Build-A-Droid Astromechs available now at Hollywood Studios Star Wars Weekends. Read Dan’s summary of this unique, and possibly frustrating, collection, check out our exclusive photo gallery and be sure to visit our affiliate sites to see detailed photos of each of the currently available parts.

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Vintage Collection AT-ST Revealed!

The gang at Sandtroopers.com have revealed an upcoming K-Mart exclusive that’s sure to be popular with fans – a vintage style packaged AT-ST!

This repaint of the previous Wal-Mart and Target offering has new paint deco, but appears to lack having the amazing new AT-ST driver that was part of the Target offering previously.

Still, it looks damn cool and this is one that I know I’ll be wanting to track down (or two!).

New Bespin & Naboo Battle Pack Images

New intel gathered by Sandtroopers.com has revealed new images of those controverial battle pack revealed at Toy Fair 2012. Head on over to check out the new packaged and loose shots of the Bespin and Naboo Battle Packs!

I may be in the minority here, but even though these are a step backward in terms of articulation, I still really like these figures. If only the drop in POA would equal a drop in price too. : (

Weigh in with your opinions in the comment section below or in our forums.

New Clone Wars Images at Sandtroopers

Our friends at Sandtroopers have once again opened the blast doors and have posted images of new Clone Wars basic figures and Class I / Fleet Vehicles. Head on over for a first look at Republic Commando Boss, Captain Rex (Phase II), Obi-Wan Kenobi (new likeness), Aayla Secura, Ahsoka (Scuba Gear), the Republic Assault Sub with Scuba Clone Trooper and the Attack Recon Fighter with Anakin Skywalker!