The Empire Invades Toys R Us Times Square

by Outsiders
March 04, 2005

The Center of the Toy Universe(tm) Celebrates Midnight Madness With Launch of Highly Anticipated Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith Merchandise

WHAT: The final chapter in the epic saga begins as Toys "R" Us Times Square opens its doors at 12:01am on April 2, giving collectors and Star Wars fans the first chance to buy Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith merchandise from Hasbro*, LEGO*, M&M's*, and others.

Star Wars enthusiasts are invited to come dressed as their
favorite character as midnight madness ensues with Star Wars trivia, giveaways, and prizes awarded to those showing off their Star Wars pride. Fans will be treated to special appearances from Darth Tater* and Star Wars mPIRE* characters Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi. As an added bonus, the first 500 attendees will have the opportunity to own the exclusive limited edition holographic Yoda figure from Hasbro with any purchase of $35 or more of Star Wars merchandise during the event.*

WHEN: Saturday, April 2 - 12:01 am Countdown/line-up will begin on Friday, April 1 (see store for details)

WHERE: Toys "R" Us Times Square - 1514 Broadway (at 44th Street)

SUBWAY: 1, 9
N, R
A, C, E
All to 42nd Street Station

CONSUMERS: For more information, call the Toys "R" Us Times Square Special Events Hotline at 646-366-8855 or log onto

Note: $35 qualifying purchase does not include Star Wars video games or Star Wars LEGO branded items. Limit one per customer while supplies last.


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