The Star Wars franchise has captivated fans since the 1970s – evolving into an entire universe in its own right. The movies kept on coming, the action kept unfolding and the merch keeps on delighting. We’ve rounded up our picks of the best gifts and gadgets that any Star Wars fan would treasure.
Small but mighty, this Stormtrooper figurine would sit pride of place in any Warsie’s home. Standing 8 inches tall, the bust features all of the Stormtrooper’s iconic details. It’s functional too as it will hold most cell phones and gaming controllers. It also comes with a 3-in-1 USB cable, to keep devices charging too. Handy.
Probably the best true-to-story replica of Kylo Ren’s distinctive red lightsaber available out there. This is as close to the real deal featured in Star Wars: The Last Jedi as you will get. It’s authentically designed and detailed, with its crosshilt blades and it includes a wall mount for the ultimate in collectability.
Featuring iconic graphics from some of the franchise’s most popular early video games, this awesome arcade unit from manufacturer Arcade 1Up includes 3 games built-in. The arcade comes with everything you need to get started, and the cabinet even has pilot controls for immersive playing. A statement in any home and a crowd-pleaser for sure. Some assembly is required but it’s relatively straight forward and very satisfying once built. Let the battles commence!
The holy grail of Star Wars Lego. This model of the Death Star has a very respectable 4,016 pieces. Once conquered, the finished article will stand 16 inches high by 16 inches wide. Multiple rooms and play areas are included along with a plethora of accessories, such as a TIE Advanced X1 fighter, lightsabers, and more. In total, there are also 25 Lego figures in the set as well – possibly the best part?
Using the latest technology, this speaker system actually floats in mid-air slowly at a full 360 degrees. Totally defying gravity, it not only looks good but sounds great as the rotation allows the audio to fill every corner of the room and the 5-watt speaker provides plenty of power. In addition, the battery provides five hours of playtime on just a single charge. But what keeps it suspended? Is it The Force or just a magnetic base? We’ll leave it up to your imagination.
This Philips Norelco electric shaver is the perfect grooming tool for the Star Wars fan. This model boasts a wet and dry shaver with three ContourDetect heads, and rather than a traditional one, it uses efficient circular blades for an expert shave. Clad in the dark Jedi’s signature colors, it looks mean and slick too.
More Lego? Oh, go on then. The Millenium Falcon set includes 1,254 pieces plus the figures for all of the first film’s signature characters. Featuring many moving parts, the finished build comes close to the fictional ship. The pièce de résistance is that the top of the build folds out to reveal a detailed interior – ideal for role-playing.
R2-D2 is one of the franchise’s most recognizable figures. The small R2-D2 figure can be remotely controlled through a smartphone app that can send the droid around the house, carrying out his mission and speaking. Switch to the very neat “patrol mode” to use the built-in sensors to navigate your home on its own.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is the latest in video game releases from the franchise. Developed by Electronic Arts, the game was highly anticipated for many years during its long development. The game tells a brand new story of a former Padawan on the run from the Empire. Intricate graphics and innovative gaming mechanics make this title a must-have for any Star Wars gamer. Available for PS4 and XBOX One.
This is a roomy little portable fridge with enough space for up to 16 cans of your favorite beverage. It can keep drinks as hot or as cold as you like with variable settings and comes equipped with a lock feature on the door to eliminate any spillages while transporting from room to room. With two removable shelves, you can keep your drinks organized and maintain temperatures as low at 64F and up to 140F. Measuring just over two feet tall and a foot wide, the R2-D2 Fridge is a welcome buddy in any home.
This Black Series helmet is a detailed replica of the Stormtrooper costume from Rogue One: a Star Wars Story. Designed to be ‘collector grade’, it is made of robust molded plastic and is not just for show. Oh no, this batboy is completely wearable. Of course, not to disappoint, inside the mouthpiece features an electronic voice changer to transform you instantly into a real Stormtrooper.
What would be more novel for breakfast than an edible Death Star? Easy to us and clean, it features on brand red and green lights on the top let you know when your batter has reached perfection.
The premium Ascender watch from Nixon is a luxury collectible. It’s a fully functioning watch with Japanese quartz hand movement complete Millenium Falcon moon phase display and a hand design that pays homage to Han Solo himself. It comes in a collectible Star Wars box.
Virtual reality can take your Star Wars experience to the next level and this device from Lenovo is specifically designed to do just that. With the help of an app VR can be enjoyed from the comfort of home. Complete with a cool lightsaber wireless controller and tracking beacon that can improve the accuracy. Compatible with Android and iOS devices.
A fan-favorite part of the newer film series, BB-8 is an adorable little droid filled with personality. Using an app you can remotely control your droid at home can download an app to guide the droid around your home. The app also has a unique holographic simulation game for hours of added fun.
Recreate your own space battles with this remote control X-Wing fighter. It’s very user-friendly thanks to the intuitive controller. By using a dual-rotor drive train it delivers enough power to keep the plane agile. So get perfecting your space cruising or master some signature fighter maneuvers with this fun piece of kit.