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Square Enix Delivers Star Wars Figures on Steroids With Their Take on Boba Fett and Stormtroopers

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“Make one more joke about how I can’t hit you, motherfucker. I DARE you.”

When it comes to their toy redesigns, Square Enix is like an impersonation of ’90s Image comics by a Japanese animator on hallucinogens. DC has given them relatively free reign to redesign their characters over the years, but I never thought Star Wars would allow them quite so much leeway.

A jazzed-up Darth Vader had been previously shown, but Vader was already a badass – the perennial cannon-fodder troops and the awkward jet-packer who got killed by a blind guy could use the extra-frightening armor and arsenal, however.

Check out Boba below…

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via Kotaku

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