Here's a cool R2-D2 from Hasbro that I apparently missed. The photo above is from Rebelscum.com's Toy Fair coverage back in February. Click on through for more detailed information on how you can order yours!
Pack for any occasion with this Star Wars R2-D2 Backpack! Designed after the iconic service droid's appearance, this handy bag features 3 areas for storage. Drawstring adjustable main compartment, 2 exterior compartments, snap button closure, handle, and adjustable shoulder straps. So beep-boop-boop and order yours today right here at EntertainmentEarth.com!
Well it seem that world renown professional skateboarder Tony Hawk is a Star Wars fan, and more importantly a R2-D2 fan! The photo above was posted to his Facebook page along with the following text. "Halloween 1978: my dad made this R2D2 costume for me out of styrofoam, with an opening for candy. I only made it 2 blocks before some big kids crushed the top and knocked me over."
While we don't yet have the technology in this quadrant of the galaxy for fully-automated repair droids like the R2 units from Star Wars, we can get a portion of the R2's versatility into something small enough to plug into your wall socket.
It might be wise to use the Force, but the Force ain't going to charge your gadgets. Instead power them with this little R2 unit. In this case, we're talking about the power of (you guessed it) electricity.
In celebration of the eagerly anticipated release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on December 18th, Sideshow is announcing a special convention exclusive, the R2-D2 ‘Unpainted Prototype’ Sixth Scale Figure. Fans will have a chance to purchase this limited edition exclusive at select events throughout 2016, including in March by visiting the Sideshow booth at Wondercon, in July at Star Wars Celebration in London at the Amerang booth, and at the San Diego Comic-Con at the Sideshow booth.
The Star Wars branded remote controls are available in ten iconic characters including: Darth Vader, Storm Troopers, R2-D2, C-3PO, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Han Solo. Customers can use their Star Wars branded remote control to find their favourite movie from the iconic collection to watch on demand or via the dedicated Star Wars channel. Full details here!