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Tron Evolution Special Edition includes awesome light cycle, potential overdraft fees

In addition to the just-announced Epic Mickey collector's edition, Disney has revealed the premium version of the upcoming Tron Evolution. But you'll have to be a die-hard Tron fan to stomach the fact that you're paying twice as much for the game and getting little more than a toy bike. Well, actually, it's a toy "light cycle," which is admittedly really cool.


Above: Coming soon to bedroom and cubicle toy collections across America

The light cycle looks really cool in this shopped-up promotional shot, and although it appears to glow in the dark it may just be really, really glossy. For $130, a $70 hike over the cost of the standalone game, you'd expect this thing to be really high quality. And it is. It's made by Sideshow Collectibles, a company that specializes in high-end movie figurines like this $6,000 C-3PO replica.

Also included with the Tron Evolution Collector's Edition is a dome-shaped display case to house the awesome light cycle. The base of the display stand also pulls out for a spot to house the game as well.


Above: Light cycles as seen in the original 1982 Tron movie

It looks like this special package will only be available for the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game. PC, DS, PSP, and Wii fans will have to sit this one out, unfortunately. The game is scheduled for a December 7 release date.

Aug 30, 2010


First look at TRON: Evolution 
The '80s classic returns, but where's the glow in the dark spandex?

 



Tron pads make us want to dress up in glowy spandex 
The only controllers officially endorsed by Jeff Bridges... probably

 



Enter the world of Tron! [VIDEO] 
We talk to the developers of Tron: Evolution and Tron: Evolution Battle Grids, and peek into the ENCOM mainframe itself

9 comments

  • 04whim - September 2, 2010 3:47 p.m.

    I'm thinking, when this film comes out, I'll be able to go to McDonalds and get something quite similar to that in a happy meal, if I buy for the family, that's like, what, a tenner?
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  • NuQLER - August 31, 2010 2:56 p.m.

    nobody in the focus group wanted the frisbee?... ;P
  • sleepy92ismypsn - August 31, 2010 3:05 a.m.

    A collectors edition....for people who collect tron stuff.....riiight?
  • gamewriter - August 31, 2010 2:49 a.m.

    i really want that game controller and maby buy the game but is it also kinda too spendy?
  • NotBraze - August 31, 2010 1:20 a.m.

    I was very interested until I skimmed over this little detail: "The TRON: Evolution collector’s edition will only be available in limited quantities and will have a suggested retail price of $129.99 in North America." $130? Really Disney? That's outrageous! BioShock 2's Special Edition, for example, came with the game, the soundtrack on CD, three high quality lithographs, a hard bound 164-page art book, and the soundtrack for the first game on a vinyl LP. All contained in a high quality collector's case for $99.99 (ten dollars less if you got it for PC). I don't care how detailed that model light cycle is, the game and a model is not even close to worth $130.
  • Strangleme - August 31, 2010 12:12 a.m.

    This looks sweet. But I don't think I'll be getting this version.
  • batmanboy11 - August 30, 2010 11:08 p.m.

    I wasn't really planning on buying the regular version, so I find it almost impossible that I'd buy this.
  • oufour - August 30, 2010 10:46 p.m.

    awesome. but i'm not ready to spend 130 dollars for a movie game. plus i only buy open world games.

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