SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--All new Star Wars
toys and games will be capping off the global celebration of the Star Wars
Saga’s 30th anniversary, as Star Wars
remains one of the most sought-after gifts
for fans of all ages for the 2007 holiday season.
|Source: Lucasfilm Ltd.
||The LEGO(r) Star Wars MTT toy is among the holiday season's hottest new Star Wars toys. Thirty years after the first movie was released, Star Wars remains the No. 2 boys' toy license. (Photo: Business Wire). || |
Year-to-date data released by the NPD Group shows that, 30 years after its initial release, Star Wars
is the second best-selling boys’ toy property of the year, showcasing the intergalactic adventure’s enduring appeal.
This holiday season, the ever-popular LEGO Star Wars
product line continues to grow with the LEGO® Star Wars Ultimate Collector’s Millennium Falcon
– the largest LEGO set ever released. With more than 5,000 pieces, LEGO aficionados and Star Wars
fans can bring to life an intricately detailed model of Han Solo’s unforgettable starship. Priced at $499.99, the Ultimate Collector Millennium Falcon
measures 33.1 inches long by 22.2 inches wide by 8.3 inches high, and is available only online at http://www.LEGOshop.com. In addition, FamilyFun
named the LEGO Star Wars MTT
one of its top 10 Holiday Toys of the Year.
Building on the success of the blockbuster LEGO Star Wars
videogame franchise, LEGO Group and LucasArts have teamed with TT Games to create LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga.
At long last, players can “kick some brick” through 36 Story Mode levels covering all six films in the Saga, from the Trade Federation's 'negotiations' with Obi-Wan Kenobi and Qui-Gon Jinn in The Phantom Menace
to the space battle above Endor in Return of the Jedi
. The game is available on the Wii™, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360™ videogame system from Microsoft and Nintendo DS™.