Articles for February, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 17, 2012
SideshowCollectibles.com revamped their flex-pay program this week to make it even easier for fans to get what they want.

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 17, 2012
Is Funko teaming up with Mattel to make Masters of the Universe products?   Could be!  In the “post heard round the world,” this image on the official Funko Facebook page with the caption below along with their Wednesday post of  ” Today, I just feel like, “I have the POWER”!!!”  all but confirms the news….

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 16, 2012
Studio chooses industry leader to co-publish and distribute highly anticipated video game inspired by the new Star Trek film, set to ship the first quarter of 2013 prior to new movie.   SAN JOSE, Calif., (February 10, 2012) – Paramount Pictures and leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today announced…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 16, 2012
Hillside, N.J. & CARY, N.C.—February 16, 2012—Developers of HeroClix Online, a digital transliteration of the popular combat-oriented tabletop game, today announced the addition of two all-new DC Comics sets, Green Lantern Gravity Feed and Green Lantern Fast Forces. The new characters add a total of 16 figures with varying stats and powers to the game…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 16, 2012
MPH_60th_Birthday-150x150.jpg Everyone’s Favorite Tater Commemorates 60 Spud-tastic Years as a Pop Culture Icon PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This year, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) will mark the 60th anniversary of the Company’s official “spokes spud,” the MR. POTATO HEAD character. A classic rite of passage for most preschoolers, the MR. POTATO HEADtoy is one of Hasbro’s most cherished characters…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 16, 2012
MattyAFiLogo-150x1501.jpg Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums. If you have post-Toy Fair questions make sure to post them in the thread for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 16, 2012
New Online Talk Show Reveals the Process of Making a Game based on the World’s Most Popular Zombie Franchise San Rafael, CA – February 15, 2012 – Telltale Games and Robert Kirkman, the Eisner Award-winning creator/writer of The Walking Dead, announced that the first episode of Playing Dead, a new online talk show discussing their…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 16, 2012
“Generation App” … “Glowing Wild” … “Little Learners” … “Save ‘n’ Splurge” Among Key Trends NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — A slate of hot new toy trends for 2012 that keep pace with advancements in the tech world, mirror societal trends and aim to produce well-rounded, lifelong learners were unveiled today by the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 16, 2012
Reintroduces set with new Stats and Powers Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—February 14 , 2012—HeroClix Online today released a new Marvel set, Hammer of Thor Fast Forces with all-new stats and powers. Hammer of Thor Fast Force figures include characters Thor, Fandral, Hogun, Volstagg, Asgardian Brawler and Loki, recharged with new powers. A special in-game…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 16, 2012
ThinkGeek unveils pocket-sized D-Pad, leveling up the gaming experience of iOS and Android smartphones and tablets FAIRFAX, VA – February 13, 2012 – ThinkGeek is set to unveil its newest product, iCADE 8-Bitty, at the 2012 Toy Fair in New York City.  Its big brother, the iCADE gaming cabinet, began as an April Fool’s joke…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 16, 2012
We just received this pre-order news from our friends at BigBadToyStore.com that showcases a lot of the new products and lines that were shown at this weeks New York Toy Fair: Hi – we’ve just listed a variety of cool new items based on information revealed at Toy Fair as well as a few cool…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 15, 2012
MEGA BRANDS UNVEIL MEGA BLOKS POWER RANGERS SUPER SAMURAI FOR 2012 MONTREAL/NEW YORK – February 15, 2012 – MEGA Brands Inc. (TSX: MB) unveiled its exciting new line-up of Mega Bloks Power Rangers construction toys at the 2012 American International Toy Fair in New York City. The Mega Bloks Power Rangers Super Samurai line, which…

 

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