- Page 1 Best Star Wars Toys 2018: These are the toys you’re looking for
- Page 2 Sphero Force Band
- Page 3 Chewbacca Electronic Voice-Changing Mask
- Page 4 R2-D2 Interactive Robot Droid
- Page 5 Star Wars: Battlefront
- Page 6 LEGO First Order Snowspeeder
- Page 7 Star Wars The Black Series Kylo Ren Force FX Deluxe Lightsaber
- Page 8 Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Battle Action Millennium Falcon
- Page 9 Star Wars Bop It R2-D2
- Page 10 Disney Infinity 3.0
- Page 11 LEGO Star Wars – Rey’s Speeder
- Page 12 AT-AT U-Command with Remote Control
- Page 13 Sphero BB-8
- Page 14 Bladebuilders Jedi Master Lightsaber
- Page 15 AC Worldwide Star Wars Speakers
- Page 16 Star Wars Nerf Chewbacca Bowcaster
Out of all the Star Wars merch we’ve been “working” tirelessly to cover, none has got quite the reaction from bystanders as this remote-controlled R2-D2. The cute droid “beeps” and “boops” and can be programmed to perform a boat-load of functions.
There’s even a tiny built-in projector that beams out an image of Princess Leia saying the classic line “Help me, Obi-Wan Kanobi, you’re my only hope”. Now that’ is a neat addition.
Unlike the AT-AT, R2 smoothly moves across a variety of surfaces and while the range of the remote is just a tad short – we’d say 5 meters at a push – it’s responsive and fun to use.
Our main issue is the sheer number of batteries required to bring the droid to life. Six go into R2-D2, while the remote requires a further two. That’s eight in total, so better make sure you’re all stocked up if this is little Timmy’s main present come Christmas morning.
Buy Now at Smyths.Toys .co.uk from £139.99 | Amazon.com from $205
At time of review the R2-D2 Interactive Robot Droid was available for £139.99