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Washington Nationals Star Wars Day Features Free R2-D2 Koozie
Posted by Dustin on April 2, 2015 |

July 19th 2015 will be Star Wars Day for the Washington Nationals baseball team. Unlike the other theme nights, Star Wars Day will not require the purchase of a special ticket to receive the giveaway, an R2-D2 can koozie for the first 25,000 fans. Nationals chief revenue and marketing officer Valerie Camillo said the Nationals are not celebrating Star Wars Day on the more traditional date of May 4 because the team wanted more kids, who will be out of school by Jul 19, to have the opportunity to experience the event.


Artoo In Love
Posted by Dustin on April 2, 2015 |

Follow our intrepid, droid-hero R2-D2 as he tries to find love in our galaxy.


R2-D2 Time Lapse Speed Painting With Coffee
Posted by Dustin on March 24, 2015 |



R2-D2 Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Box And Store Display
Posted by Dustin on March 21, 2015 |

Here are some images of what is currently available in most food stores across the US from Kraft. They're running a Star Wars promotion and have several character based branded boxes including R2-D2. Certain stores also have these giant R2-D2 promotional bins made to hold boxes or in most cases the smaller microwavable cups, which are also branded for the promotion.



R2-D2 & C-3PO Xbox Controllers
Posted by Dustin on March 21, 2015 |

These Star Wars Xbox One wired controllers feature custom graphics on the center plate, and the Rebel Alliance symbol emblazoned on the handle. They come complete with dual rumble motors, impulse triggers and a 9.8 foot cord. Due to hit retail on April 30th 2015, you can pre-order a set right here.



New Revoltech R2-D2 Images
Posted by Dustin on March 21, 2015 |

Here are some final product images of the new Revoltech R2-D2 by Kaiyodo. Photos via Astromech Collection, courtesy of Emperor Palpitate.



R2-D2 Band Aids From Johnson & Johnson
Posted by Dustin on March 20, 2015 |

Be on the lookout Artoo fans for these cool Star Wars branded Band Aids, including a box featuring R2-D2. Photo courtesy of Jedinews.co.uk.



R2-D2 Kinder Surprise Twist Heads Cardboard Display
Posted by Dustin on March 7, 2015 |

Check out this very cool fold up cardboard display piece from Kinder for their Star Wars Surprise Twist Heads line they did in 2013. Special thanks to Astromechs for the pic!


Sideshow Collectibles Announces R2-ME2 Exhibition
Posted by Dustin on March 7, 2015 |

Sideshow sent out blank versions of their new deluxe sixth scale R2-D2 for artists to re-imagine. Click the title link for all the details in the full report!


Watch How The PancakeBot Creates The Ultimate R2-D2 Pancake
Posted by Dustin on February 25, 2015 |



R2-D2 Power Tube By Mimoco
Posted by Dustin on February 18, 2015 |

Coming from a galaxy far, far away…Star Wars X MimoPowerTube. Now you can power up your smartphone with R2-D2 MimoPowerTube backup battery. Get one here at mimoco.com for only $29.99


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