Life-Size Star Wars Droids Can Speak, Drain Wallets

Sideshow Collectibles stopped just short of encasing Anthony Daniels and Kenny Baker in fiberglass when they created these life-size C-3PO and R2-D2 collectibles. Due out later this year, the authentic figures are powered by lowly AA batteries and have working lights. They also make sounds from the movies and utter… » 3/29/08 4:00pm 3/29/08 4:00pm

Star Wars Characters Now Hassle You From the Dashboard of Your Car

In addition to all those saints and Jesuses you have on your dashboard protecting you from god-knows-what, now you can add Yoda, Darth Vader and C-3PO, blurting out an assortment of thirty Star Wars sayings with every bump and jostle. Take the jump for a video showing these characters nagging the driver, along with a… » 8/01/07 11:45am 8/01/07 11:45am

Type02: Secret Son of Darth Vader and C-3PO can Rip Your Head Off

This cross between Darth Vader and C-3PO is not really a robot like we told you before, but I bet it can still squash your head like a ripe melon with its air servos. The 220-pound, 6-feet-tall beast with 24 movable parts is really an automaton designed to mimic a protocol droid, which means that is remotely… » 5/24/07 8:36am 5/24/07 8:36am