For a long, long time now, in households far and near, a battle has raged over whether young padawans would be allowed to play with their parents’ movie-realistic and super-expensive Force FX lightsaber replicas, or be relegated to the clunky, much cheaper toyish versions found at toy stores across the Outer Rim (and here on Earth). Via StarWars.com, Hasbro has recently announced that in summer 2011 they will be releasing the Ultimate FX Lightsaber. These elegant weapons will feature a progressive light-up LED blade, authentic sounds and a more realistic look. Maybe the coolest feature is that they will be sized for kids, not adults. A good idea, this is. Initially available in Anakin Skywalker and Darth Vader models with approximate retail price of $34.99. Anyone besides me going to lay down your Republic credits and outfit your padawans with one of these?
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