Star Wars Movie News Update: What are you playing at, Obie Wan Kenobi? Toys”R”Us anounced “Destination: Star Wars,” a year-long global celebration of The Star Wars Saga.
“Destination: Star Wars” kicks off in the U.S.
with an in-store event on Sunday, May 3, with Star Wars Day events taking place at all Toys”R”Us locations across the country.
“Since the debut of the Star Wars toy line nearly 40 years ago, Toys”R”Us has been a one-stop destination for generations of Star Wars enthusiasts looking to find the broadest assortment of playthings and collectibles based on the hit series,” said Richard Barry, Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer, Toys”R”Us, Inc.
in a statement.
“This year, and in the years to come, we are leveraging our global footprint and toy authority position to bring this hot property to fans around the world, providing them with best-in-class products and exclusives, epic in-store boutiques, special events, unique promotions and much more,” he continued.
Customers will come from a galaxy far, far away to enjoy Star Wars Day events taking place at all Toys”R”Us locations across the country.
Toys “R” Us said “young Jedis and their families are invited to visit their local store dressed in their Star Wars best, receive giveaways and more.” Attendees can enter to win a $1,000 Toys”R”Us gift card and a trip for four to Toys”R”Us Times Square in New York City for a private Star Wars shopping experience this fall.
“Whether searching for a collectible Luke Skywalker action figure, a must-have Death Star construction set or the latest Darth Vader role play item, Toys”R”Us is a one-stop shop,” read the statement.
Throughout 2015, customers will find fantastic promotions and discounts starting with an out-of-this-world Buy One Get One 40% OFF ALL Star Wars merchandise.
Gamers can preorder Star Wars Battlefront, developed by DICE who created the award-winning Battlefield series, at Toys”R”Us stores nationwide and online at Toysrus.com.- the game will be available November 17, 2015 and will allow players to immerse themselves in the epic Star Wars battles they’ve always dreamed of and create new heroic moments of their own.
Operation Star Wars Edition from Hasbro “brings Star Wars to the operating room.
Little surgeons will be challenged to find and remove some special Defective Droid parts that are giving C-3PO and R2-D2 trouble.
Players will find a Pain in the Neck, a Bad Memory Module, a Hiccupping Hologram, a Cranky Crankshaft and more.”