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UPDATE: Here’s Hasbro’s Statement on Why Rey Isn’t in the Star Wars Monopoly Game

UPDATE – 6:53PM PST: I just heard from my friend Carrie Goldman who’s eight-year-old daughter Annie Rose wrote the original letter to Hasbro about Rey being missing from the Star Wars Monopoly game. Hasbro’s official Twitter account just tweeted at her saying this: “We love your passion for Rey, and are happy to share that...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Monopoly Game Excludes Rey – Grrrrrrrr!

ARE YOU KIDDING ME???!!!!! Uggggghhhhhhhhh… #WheresRey????!!!!!!! I can’t believe I’m writing another piece on Rey missing from a new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product. According to News.com, Hasbro‘s new Star Wars: The Force Awakens Monopoly game gives players four options: They can either play the game as Luke Skywalker, Finn...

Batman v. Superman Collectible Armored Batman and Wonder Woman Action Figures Revealed

Tag Hobby, a Japanese site, has released images of the new, armored, MAFEX series, collectible Batman and Wonder Woman action figures. The figures are priced at 5,000 Yen which, as reported by ComicBook.com, converts to about $45 U.S. The figures are really incredible – In addition to just looking crazy-awesome, the attention to detail is...

2,000 Collectible Cabbage Patch Big Kids Dolls are Now Available from Toys R Us

My 80’s-Kid heart can barely stand it! The official Cabbage Patch Kids Facebook account announced today that exclusive, collectible Cabbage Patch Big Kids dolls are now available for purchase from Toys R Us! I’m so excited, you guys. The concept of “Big Kids” Cabbage Patch dolls is brand-new! Up until now, Cabbage Patch dolls have always...

Disney Threatens Lawsuits Over Legally Purchased “Star Wars” Action Figures

Who would have thought buying a toy could cause so much commotion that Disney and Lucasfilm would threaten legal action against the purchaser?  Well that is exactly what happened when, yesterday, a contributor to Star Wars Action News innocently and legally purchased a Rey in her Resistance Base outfit action figure then posted an image of her...

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 19 : Erika Ishii, Jessica Jones, Star Wars and your Holiday Geek List!

Hey Legion! Welcome to the Legion of Leia Podcast episode 19! I wasn’t here for this one since I was out of the country, but my co-hosts Anastasia Washington, Sabina Ibarra were joined by guest Erika Ishii, video game maven, Geek 360 games correspondent, Geek & Sundry Twitch host and geek expert. This week the ladies take on the...