Here’s the final group of announcements from LEGO for San Diego Comic-Con. It includes new product line announcements for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Angry Birds, and another highlight that will be on display at their booth at SDCC (Hall D, booth #2829).
The mood lighting at Hasbro’s ‘Twas the Night Before (New York Comic Con) party was great for getting us in a festive mood, but is hell on the smart phone I have convinced myself is better than lugging around a few pounds of camera gear. (How’d I do? Check out my own pics from the event.) But Hasbro planned ahead, sharing press pics of pretty much all the reveals from this evening’s soiree.
And of course, we’re sharing them with you. We’ve got the official pics from Marvel, Star Wars, Transformers, KRE-O, and the latest of the Angry Birds mash-ups – Angry Birds Transformers. Enjoy!
Hasbro held its panel for its Star Wars brand yesterday, and here’s the (not quite) complete video. Unfortunately, I missed a short portion in the middle of the panel with some camera problems – during the product discussion for the Star Wars Saga figures.
The panel opened with a preview of Angry Birds Star Wars 2 and the introduction of new Birds figures that interact with the game. It was followed by what I was waiting for, the reveal of upcoming Star Wars Black Series 6-inch figures. Han shot first!
I think I’ve lost any geek cred I ever had. I had no idea that April 28th was Masters of the Universe Day, and that tomorrow, May 4th, is Star Wars Day! And we have another politician to thank – the May 4 Star Wars Day is attributable to the U.K.’s recently departed Margaret Thatcher. True story.
But Hasbro hasn’t forgotten, and has even put together a special promotion for us Star Wars fans. Use code “SWFANDAY” on any Star Wars HasbroToyShop purchases on Star Wars Day and you’ll get a 20% discount. The discount even covers the wildly popular Angry Birds Star Wars products, including the Angry Birds Star Wars Jenga Death Star Game, which is not only a massive jumble of brand names, but also includes an inexplicable and must-have Chewbacca “Furball” Angry Bird exclusive figure.