With Star Wars: The Force Awakens about to be released this week worldwide, you can be sure that there will be many people scrambling to catch the movie, but in the meantime, you might as well keep yourself satisfied with this flying R2-D2 droid – which is actually a drone, of course. R2-D2 did show its ability to fly from time to time in the movies, so it is no […]
The little Astromech that could, otherwise known as R2-D2 by all and sundry, has seen its fair share of merchandise sold across the world ever since he broke into mainstream consciousness back in 1977 with the release of Star Wars. Since then, we have seen R2-D2 wear many hats – and this time around, Bandai has come up with a unique R2-D2 3D wall figure which will be as tall […]
No, everyone’s favorite astromech droid, R2-D2, is not living on some planet away from our solar system with a member of the Skywalker family (just how long is the shelf life for droids anyways?), but actually, hiding right here on earth among us humans in a Honda Element. Yup, you cannot get any more low key than that, which was why earth might have been a better place to send […]
When it comes to one of the more courageous as well as resourceful characters in the Star Wars universe, certainly the R2-D2 astromech droid stands out above the rest in terms of stature, never mind that it shares just about the same height as that of Master Jedi Yoda. R2-D2 has gotten himself and others out of near death scrapes way too many times, and will also continue to star […]
R2-D2 cake with Princess Leia projection.
If there ever was a gutsy droid from the science fiction world that seemingly defied all odds and served a particular family for two generations at the minimum, then R2-D2 of Star Wars fame would definitely take top accolades. After all, this is the little droid that could, and he has spawned an entire slew of hardware that would wet the pants of any self-proclaimed Star Wars fanboy. This time […]
If you are a huge Star Wars fan, then you would definitely love what fifth grade teacher Morgan has done to his Vespa scooter – by slapping it with Star Wars decals on the vintage luggage case, in addition to decking out the entire old school scooter to look similar to the world’s most famous astromech droid – R2-D2. According to Morgan, “I am a fifth grade teacher/SW nerd, and […]
There are case mods, and then there are case mods. What you see in the video above is truly one of the more outstanding case mods where the humble NES is concerned, taking the cult movie favorite R2-D2 from the Star Wars space opera and turning it into a moving console of sorts. Custom built by Mark Bongo of Major League Mods, this little astromech droid that could comes with […]
This might not be the droid that you are looking for, but it definitely is the luggage that you have been waiting all your life – ever since R2-D2 made its appearance back in the 1970s with the debut of Star Wars, enthralling the imagination of geeks and non-geeks worldwide in a grand space opera conjured by a very young George Lucas back then. Since then, we have seen our […]
If you happen to be a Star Wars fan and also have a great love for music, then you will be able to meet in the middle with the Guitar2-D2 – a particular piece of music instrument that falls under the purview of the DIY category. Doug is the mastermind behind this homemade Guitar2-D2, and it will have a guitar body that is shaped after everyone’s favorite astromech droid. After […]
We all know that everyone’ favorite astromech, R2-D2, has come in all sorts of shapes and sizes to date in terms of Star Wars merchandise, lining up George Lucas’ pockets with more than enough dough to last him several generations down the line. Well, the latest iteration of R2-D2 comes in a pocket-sized form factor, that is, the $42 Star Wars Remote Control R2-D2 Whizz Watch.It is time for some […]
Wish you could see the stars in the sky in the comfort of your bed room without having to replace your roof with glass panels? Well you don’t have to; thanks to the power of technology we can have our very own planetariums without having to resort to such measures. Not to mention having a clear glass roof won’t guarantee stars for you to see every night.
Were you excited at the prospect of being able to get your hands on the Star Wars R2-D2 edition Xbox 360 as a Christmas present for yourself or a loved one? The bad news is that it appears that the Star Wars inspired gaming console has been delayed to possibly next year.
While we can’t say for sure that the majority of grown ups carry around lunch boxes, we also can’t be certain that the young kids of the current generation are as big a fan of Star Wars as certain adults are. In either case this R2-D2 lunch kit should appeal to adult fans who probably just want to collect it, or for kids who probably think that it’s just another […]