Articles for November, 2017

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2017
The Nintendo Switch Game is Also One of the Best-Reviewed Games of All Time   REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In just five days, the new Super Mario Odyssey video game for the Nintendo Switch system sold more than 1.1 million units in the U.S. alone. That makes it the fastest-selling Super Mario game ever in the U.S.,…

 

by AFi Admin
November 5, 2017
More things to lust after at my local comic shop. “Dear Santa…” @dc_collectibles @thecomicbug Follow AFi on Instagram

 

by AFi Admin
November 5, 2017
@target stores have set their @justiceleaguethemovie endcap. Follow AFi on Instagram

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2017
Public Celebration of Play and Entertainment for All Ages Triples in Size, Featuring More than 75 Exhibitors, Including Presenting Sponsors Spin Master and Toys“R”Us, and Dozens of Fun Activities for Families and Fans   NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Play Fair is back and bigger than ever! Hosted by The Toy Association in partnership with LeftField Media, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2017
Blizzard Entertainment’s award-winning real-time strategy game evolves with free access to the Wings of Liberty® campaign, ranked ladder multiplayer experience, and all Co-op Commanders† ANAHEIM, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The interstellar battle between the terran, zerg, and protoss is about to consume even more of the galaxy, as Blizzard Entertainment today announced that the ultimate real-time strategy game…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2017
HOLLYWOOD–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Paramount Pictures and Hasbro, Inc. today announced that they will be teaming up to produce and distribute content based on Hasbro brands, as well as original stories. The two companies will collaborate on live action and animated films, with Hasbro’s Allspark Pictures and Allspark Animation playing an active role alongside Paramount Pictures in development…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 3, 2017
    It’s November, which means the new Previews catalog is in comic shops! With several big blockbusters on the horizon, Diamond Select Toys is offering a dozen new items that will ship in the first half of 2018, based on new movies like Justice League and Pacific Rim: Uprising, but also venerated video games…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 3, 2017
Today the Toy Industry Association announce the nominees for all 14 categories the 2018 Toy Of The Year Awards.   This year is the SECOND year they have included an Action Figure of the Year category and the second year we here at AFi have the honor of helping them with the reveal announcement of that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 3, 2017
Grand Prize Winner Will Set Sail with George Takei and the Crew of Star Trek: The Cruise II! (November 1, 2017 – New York, NY) – With Star Trek fans throughout the US celebrating the 30th anniversary of the “continuing mission” of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Eaglemoss Collections – in partnership with Entertainment Cruise…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 3, 2017
    In Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok, Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok – the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization – at the hands of an all-powerful new threat,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 3, 2017
  EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH THE CREATIVE TEAM SHOW THE INSPIRATION BEHIND THE NEW FILM   PLUS, BEHIND-THE-SCENES WITH JOSH GAD IN OLAF’S FROZEN ADVENTURE, RIAN JOHNSON’S TAKE ON THE LAST JEDI, A FIRST LOOK AT BIG HERO 6 THE SERIES, STUNNING CONCEPT ARTWORK FROM PIXAR PIER, AND MORE BURBANK, Calif. – November 2, 2017 –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 2, 2017
  Pop! Deluxe: Leia on Speeder Bike From Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, Princess Leia takes charge and darts away on her speeder bike! Now you can own a piece of the great Endor chase! Speaking of chases, look for the limited chase variant, Luke! The heroic Jedi has a rarity of 1-in-6. Add…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 2, 2017
Today, Dinobot from Transformers: Beast Wars makes his way into Transformers: Forged to Fight from Kabam! Some quick info on Dinobot is below:   Faction: Autobot | Class: Tactician Honor and Glory are the only two things worth dying for, a belief truly befitting this fierce Predacon turned Maximal warrior. But don’t be fooled by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 2, 2017
Adult Swim’s critically acclaimed animated series Rick & Morty is the latest addition to Vynl. and Pint Size Heroes! Vynl.: Rick and Morty There’s no I in Vynl. – because there’s always two of them. Featuring sociopathic genius scientist Rick and his inherently timid grandson Morty! Coming in January! Pint Size Heroes: Rick and Morty…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 2, 2017
  The Adventures Continue as IDW and Lucasfilm Bring You an All-New,  All-Ages Graphic Novel Spanning the Star Wars Universe San Diego, CA (November 2, 2017) – Travel to a galaxy far, far away in the first volume of an all-new series as a rotating cast of characters (and creators) journey through the Star Wars universe! IDW Publishing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 2, 2017
 Bandai America Celebrates the 20th Anniversary and the Return of Everyone’s Favorite Childhood Friend Limited Quantities Now Available, Just in Time for the Holiday Season EL SEGUNDO, CA – Nov. 2, 2017 – Bandai America is excited to announce that this Sunday, Nov. 5, is the retail availability of the 20th Anniversary edition of everyone’s…

 

by Abby Pickett
November 2, 2017
Blizzard Entertainment’s annual community celebration is back and bigger than ever BlizzCon 2017 is filled with two days of games, world-class competition, and developer panels, and a concert featuring Muse The party extends around the globe via BlizzCon.com and the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BlizzCon® 2017, Blizzard Entertainment’s epic celebration of gaming and community,…

 

by Abby Pickett
November 1, 2017
Pop! TV: SNL – David S. Pumpkins Enter at your own risk! The SNL sketch 100 floors of frights is now joining Pop! David Pumpkins, David S. Pumpkins, are we supposed to know who this is? The scariest thing to the mind is the unknown, have no fear we know David S. Pumpkins is joining…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 1, 2017
Sleek Fully Articulated Figures Are Based On The Hot New Series By The Legendary Japanese Anime Studio Tatsunoko Production;  Pre-Orders Open Now For Figures Set To Debut In Q1 2018   Anaheim, CA, October 30, 2017 – Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Asia and more, complements…

 

by Abby Pickett
November 1, 2017
TO CELEBRATE HIS BIRTHDAY, DISNEY’S BRIGHTEST STAR WILL VISIT FANS IN ENGLAND, CHINA, JAPAN AND OTHER DESTINATIONS, CULMINATING WITH AN APPEARANCE ON “GOOD MORNING AMERICA.” BURBANK, Calif., November 1, 2017 — To celebrate his upcoming birthday, Mickey Mouse is surprising some of his biggest fans in eight locations around the globe. Leading up to the…

 

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