Hot Toys Announces Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance: Raiden Collectible Figure
March 26, 2014

The Metal Gear franchise has been a revolutionary series in the gaming world. One of the series’ protagonists, Raiden, has gained widespread popularity since his transformation into a cybernetic ninja. Last year, Konami has released Metal Gear Rising: Revengenace and let players take control of this amazing sword-wielding hero. Now Hot Toys is proud to introduce the 1/6th scale Raiden Collectible Figure from this action-packed video game!

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The collectible figure is specially crafted based on the image of Raiden in custom cyborg body from the game featuring a newly developed head sculpt, meticulously constructed body, and detailed weapons. Fans of Raiden don’t miss out on this cool collectible figure!

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Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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