Articles for July, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2012
The full, legendary Transformers: Fall of Cybertron saga begins on August 21st when the game hits retail stores…but before that, we want to let you know about our downloadable demo available now on Xbox LIVE Marketplace and PlayStation Network. This feature-packed demo gives fans the opportunity to sample both single AND multi-player modes in Transformers: Fall of Cybertron….

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2012
New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Warner Bros. Pictures Announce Third Film in The Hobbit Trilogy BURBANK, CA, JULY 30, 2012 — Peter Jackson will make a third film in his upcoming adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, it was jointly announced today by Toby Emmerich, President and Chief Operating Officer, New…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2012
I’m not quite sure how to describe this episode… this would be our second installment of “GSi After Dark” as it was recorded at night and there may have been some alcohol involved. As you were warned on the GSI facebook page this week, we recoded this episode at my bachelor party over the weekend….

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2012
What is it about Halo Minimates that make them so addictive? Is it their collectability? Poseability? Interchangability? They certainly have a lot going on for a 2-inch mini-figure, and the new assortment from Diamond Select Toys has even more going on than ever before, with with enough extra parts to make army-building a snap! Read…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2012
Mattel Mekaneck Preview & 2013 Subscriptions Update Get a sneak peek at the upcoming Masters of the Universe Classics Mekaneck from Toy Guru and a little more info about MattyCollector.com 2013 subscriptions, including Masters of the Universe Club Eternia, DCU Club Infinite Earths and Watchmen Club Black Freighter. PICK UP YOUR OWN MATTEL SUB HERE!

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2012
y3170_fullsizeimage9 Toy Fans, It’s almost time to complete the Team! The pre-order period for the Young Justice 2-pack featuring the 6” Miss Martian and Superboy figures begins next Wednesday. This offer is available only during the two-week pre-order period: Sale Starts: 8/1 9 a.m. PT Sale Ends: 8/14 11:59 p.m. PT Remember, this product is made…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 27, 2012
If you’re a Star Wars fan, there’s probably only one place you want to be come August 23rd — Star Wars Celebration VI in Orlando, Florida! The four-day convention celebrating all things Star Wars will be a veritable Mecca for Jedi and Sith making the long pilgrimage, and will play host to a large number…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 27, 2012
We wanted to update you about a lot of cool new stuff just listed today: Enterbay 1/4 Scale HD Masterpiece – Dark Knight Batmand & Joker http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=ENB10057&mode=retail = Batman ‘Ted’ Movie Plush – Various Sizes with phrases from the movie http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=3056 Lord of the Rings – Fellowship Statue part 1 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=WTA10114&mode=retail&picture=aux1

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 27, 2012
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron G1 Optimus Prime Trailer We have a new trailer for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron that features the Optimus Prime G1 Retro Pack available with pre-orders at GameStop. Unlock the powerful G1 inspired Megatron and Shockwave guns. International customers visit www.transformersgame.com for more info. Transformers: Fall of Cybertron will hit retail stores here in the U.S. on August 21st. For more…

 

by Jason "JJJason" Chirevas
July 27, 2012
clubeternia_product_page_full1.gif You might remember last year I made an appeal, followed by two of my infamous open letters in support of MattyCollector.com’s Club Infinite Earths, which was created to fill the void left by the de facto cancellation of DC Universe Classics at retail. I, of course, did subscribe. I also subscribed to Club Eternia and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 26, 2012
Today the Four Horsemen took it upon themselves to issue their own statement to fans about the current situation with the Mattel subscriptions (specifically the MOTUC sub).   In the past the 4HM have stayed out of this sort of thing and just let Mattel handle it, but they have such a love for this line…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 26, 2012
HeroClix Online developers today announced the latest set to join the “Figure of the Week” program, showcasing over a half dozen all-new figures from DC Comics’ The Dark Knight Rises collection. The Dark Knight Rises Figure of the Week will run today through early September. Please find the full Figure of the Week schedule below,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 26, 2012
  Hot Toys is proud to present the 1/6th scale Mark VII Limited Edition Collectible Figurine from the smash hit The Avengers movie. The movie-accurate Mark VII collectible is highly detailed and fully deployed, specially crafted based on the image of Robert Downey Jr. as the iconic character Mark VII in the movie, highlighting the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 25, 2012
It’s happened. The darkest fears of humanity realized. Earth has been conquered by an ancient alien race. The Reapers. And the name ain’t a coincidence… Good thing you’ve got all your important digital data stored on your MIMOBOT flash drive, and doubly awesome that your MIMO is one of three brand-new Mass Effect 3 MIMOBOT…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 25, 2012
 New info, new arrivals and new preorders from our friends at BigBadToyStore.com BBTS PHOTO CONTEST: COLLECTIONS Enter a photo of your collection for a chance to win up to $500 store credit. Be among to the top 5 collections to win. You can vote once a day until the contest ends on August 7th. Collection…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 25, 2012
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Multiplayer Debut Trailer The Transformers Legend Begins: August 21st 2012 for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Create your own Transformer and battle online in the definitive Transformers video game, Fall of Cybertron. Take your custom or classic Transformer to war on 10 epic battle maps in 5 amazing game modes. Experience intense Co-Op combat in Escalation mode as…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 25, 2012
MOTU “Castle Greyskull Man” Commercial Here’s a great fake commercial made by the winner of Mattel’s 2012 MOTUC Create-A-Character Contest, Daniel Benedict and his creation: Castle Greyskull Man!   This MIGHT be NSFW (depending on where you work and your sensibilities)… all the objectionable words have been bleeped, but there’s no mistaking what they are saying… so just that word of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 25, 2012
W8904_c_12_m Today on their Facebook page Mattel announced the line up for their monthly sale in August.   See below for details:   What’s that sound? Tick tock, tick tock… the clock is running on purchasing our subscription plans for 2013! Don’t miss your chance to score subscription-only figures from MOTUC and DCU, as well as the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 25, 2012
This week Hot Toys posted new teasers to their official Facebook page for their next offerings in their “Marvel’s The Avengers” and DC’s “The Dark Knight Rises. For the Avengers we are getting Agent Coulson and a Chitauri Foot Solider For The Dark Knight Rises we are getting Catwoman.

 

20120724-143303.jpg Here’s a Sneek peek at the final piece of Mattel’s Voltron puzzle! Full pics & review coming later!

 

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