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OMG WANT: Lego Death Star

Lego Death Star

By Evan Ackerman

I guess there are some people who have nothing better to do than mess around with the image cache at Lego.com, and it’s a good thing they did, ’cause they managed to dig up these images of the forthcoming 3,800 piece Lego Death Star. Lego has put out a press release (which you can read after the jump), but here’s the meat: 16″ tall, features 14 scenes from the movies, 25 minifigs and droids and a TIE Advanced fighter, preorder July 1, in retail stores September 1, $400. More pics after the jump, too.

Lego Death Star

#10188 Death Star™
Ages 12+. 3,803 pieces.
$399.99

Recreate the action and adventure of the Star Wars™ movies with the ultimate Death Star™ playset! This detailed battle station features an incredible array of minifigure-scale scenes and accessories from Episodes IV and VI. Its different decks include the Death Star control room, moving turbolaser turrets, hangar bay with TIE Advanced starfighter, tractor beam controls, Emperor’s throne room, detention block, Imperial conference room, droid maintenance facility, and the powerful Death Star superlaser, plus much more! Swing across the chasm with Luke and Leia, face danger in the crushing trash compactor, and duel with Darth Vader for the fate of the galaxy. With over 3,800 pieces, the Death Star measures 16” tall and 16½” wide when completed. Includes 25 Star Wars minifigures and droids!

Death Star is a LEGO Exclusive available for pre-order on www.LEGOshop.com starting July 1, 2008 and can be found in LEGO Brand Retail Stores starting September 1, 2008!

Includes the following 7 new and exclusive Star Wars minifigures and droids only found in this set!
Luke Skywalker™ (Stormtrooper outfit)
Han Solo™ (Stormtrooper outfit)
Death Star Trooper (x2)
Phlutdroid™
Interrogation Droid
Death Star Droid

Other minifigures and droids include:
Obi-Wan Kenobi™
R2-Q5™
Emperor Palpatine™
Darth Vader™
Grand Moff Tarken™
Emperor’s Royal Guard™ (x2)
Stormtrooper™ (x2)
R2-D2™
C-3PO™
Princess Leia™
Chewbacca™
Luke Skywalker™ (Jedi Knight)
Mouse Droid
Dianoga (Trash Monster)
Luke Skywalker™
Han Solo™

Product Features:
Death Star Control Room
Death Star Turbolasers
Hangar Bay Control Room
Superlaser Control Room
Death Star Superlaser & Weapons Bay
Manned Turbolaser
Emperor’s Throne Room
Hangar Bay
Detention Block
Tractor Beam Control
Trash Compactor Scene
Swing over the Gap
Meeting room
Droid maintenance

Lego Death Star

If you’re craving higher res pics, head on over to Gizmodo for the 1280px goodness.

VIA [ Eurobricks ]