Articles for February, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2012
20120211-155404.jpg Wave 3 US Agent and Blade

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2012
  This is where we will be posting live updates from the Hasbro presentation. We will be updating as the news unfolds. Stay tuned! Transformers 2012 Biggest year ever! (Theme park rides, digital gaming, video games, new TV shows, virtual worlds & digital books) Transformers: The Ride – opens in May at Universal Studios 6…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2012
Starts soon. We’re all waiting with baited breath. Look for updates here and on the AFi twitter feed.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2012
We’ll all see the Hasbro toys in a few hours which should reveal all (and we highlighted the pool toys earlier), but in the meantime this is probably the best look at the actual Lizard design, courtesy of a costume company that has the license! It also appears to inadvertently reveal a plot point: Doc…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2012
It’s been long rumored that the Skrulls would be a big part of the Avengers movie this Spring, originally appearing in leaked footage of a cancelled video game. Even though producer Kevin Feige has denied all involvement of Skrulls, Toy Fair coverage of Jakks showroom by MTV Geek and Idle Hands has uncovered very Skrull-like…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2012
  We’ll have lots more pics coming soon, but it the meantime here are some quick shots of what the Four Horsemen debuted at their awesome Toypocalyse show tonight! Check out our gallery for all the pics! Among the new items were the Gothtropolis Vampire Queen and all her variants, a Gothtropolis Bird guy, some…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
February 10, 2012
Robert Kirkman, creator and writer of Image/Skybound’s hit comic, “The Walking Dead,” and writer/Executive Producer on the international hit television show based upon it, has joined forces with Maryland-based Diamond Select Toys, who will handle the toy license.  DST has a 13-year-long history of producing quality toys and collectibles, many based on established comic book…

 

by Jeff Cope
February 10, 2012
thundercats_logo_new1.jpg This is the last of my admittedly self-indulgent series of Pre-Toy Fair articles looking at the lines that I’m most excited about. Toy Fair kicks off tomorrow with the Hasbro presentation, and then gets into full gear on Sunday. I’m on the edge of my seat waiting for the news to start coming in!

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
February 10, 2012
Developers of HeroClix Online, a digital transliteration of the popular board based game, have issued their latest State of the Game address, highlighting new and upcoming sets, updates and improvements to the game. “Dear HeroClix Online Players and Fans, Happy 2012! It’s been a busy year thus far and we have a lot of new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2012
Diamond Select Toys’ line of Marvel Comics-based neon signs has been getting “glowing” reviews, and now they’ve added another icon to their wall! Their current offerings of the Marvel Comics logo and Captain America’s shield are about to be joined by a brand-new sign featuring the Armored Avenger, Iron Man. The 12-inch-tall face of ol’…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2012
Hasbro is heading to the final frontier at warp speed, as they’ll introduce a line of Star Trek-based toys beginning in 2013, with the launch supporting the Star Trek sequel set for release on May 17, 2013. First up will be a line of premium KRE-O Star Trek building sets that will feature legendary characters…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2012
mattel_teamhotwheels_neuheitenshow_3-150x150.jpg Mattel Unveils 2012 Toy Portfolio Taking Global Brands to New Platforms and Play Patterns   EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– At the 2012 New York International Toy Fair, leading toymaker Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) will showcase its newest toys that transcend the traditional playroom and deliver deeper ways for kids and families to engage with their favorite…

 

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