Articles for June, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2012
As a nod to Tiger&Bunny fans in the US market, this Tamashii Web Shop exclusive S.H.Figuarts bike set which would normally only be available via the Asia Tamashii Web Shop will be available in limited quantities at anime, comic, collectable, specialty, and online stores in the U.S. and Canada this November. The Double Chaser features…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO, California—June 1, 2012—Lucasfilm Ltd. today announced that Kathleen Kennedy will become Co-Chair of Lucasfilm. In an effort to move forward with his retirement plans, George Lucas will work with Kathleen Kennedy to transition into her new role. Lucas will become Co-Chairman of the Board of Lucasfilm and continue as CEO.  Micheline Chau will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2012
Chart-Topping Performance Sets The Stage For E3 Debut Of Eagerly Anticipated Sequel Skylanders Giants™ Santa Monica, CA – June 1, 2012 – Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), is pleased to announce that Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure™, which launched to great acclaim and record-setting sales in October 2011, was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2012
Hot Toys sent out updated images tonight of their upcoming 12″ Thor and Loki figures from “Marvel’s The Avengers” and they remind everyone why they are the best in the business… “You give up the Tesseract! You give up this poisonous dream! You come home.” said Thor. Avengers fans, do you still remember this scene…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2012
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 Mattel  questions make sure to post them in the thread for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2012
Philadelphia – At Philly Comic Con, Kasual Friday revealed 3 new characters from their upcoming 3″ stylized figure line.  Shown for the 1sttime were MGM’s Army of Darkness ASH and CLUBBER LANG along with King Features Syndicate’s THE PHANTOM.  These figures will remain on display at Philadelphia Comic Con, Friday and Saturday at theStylinOnline.com booth. Figures will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2012
LUCASARTS DROPS GAMERS INTO THE CRIMINAL UNDERWORLD WITH NEW MATURE THEMED VIDEOGAME FRANCHISE, STAR WARS 1313 ™   SAN FRANCISCO, Calif – May 31, 2012 – LucasArts, a Lucasfilm Ltd. company, announced today a new internally developed videogame franchise, Star Wars 1313 ™.  The game will make its formal debut at the 2012 Electronic Entertainment…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2012
Two weeks ago, Diamond Select Toys and Marvel.com announced their first-ever fan poll to decide a full series of Marvel Minimates. Through a series of four polls, Marvel fans get to choose the entire line-up of Series 50, which will hit in 2013 and mark the 10th anniversary of the line. Last week’s poll had…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2012
Hasbro is hosting THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Scavenger Hunt, an online promotion in support of the upcoming THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN toy line based on the upcoming Marvel movie! With the new Amazing Spider-Man movie swinging into theaters, Hasbro is giving kids 6-13 the chance to win the ultimate Spider-Man prize: a trip to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2012
Cary, N.C. & Los Altos, C.A.—May 31, 2012— North Carolina-based game studio and technology provider, Icarus Studios, and Silicon Valley-based game studio, Zabu Studio, today announced a signed agreement to combine the two companies to create MFV,  majority owned by leading entertainment conglomerate, National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA). The merger forms the world’s most innovative…

 

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