New shots of Lego Star Wars II

LucasArts plays up the characters of the classic trilogy

Okay, okay... the news on Lego Star WarsII is supposed to be all about how LucasArts is adding over 50 new characters to the already expansive 50 playable Lego Star War-riors from the first game. The press release issued today shouts about how the resultinglibrary ofmore than 100 charactersgets even more massive thanks to their character customization system. It continues at length to describe the individual abilities available through each character like Boba Fett's thermal detonators, Darth Vader's force choke and Jawas' droid disabling ion blaster.

But, honestly, we here at GamesRadar can't stop laughing at this screen...