Tag: Hasbro

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2013
EmptyIM3-224x300.jpg Um… that’s NOT an action figure.      That’s an arm and some random loose pieces. Do you even look at these things when you take them back? Good luck with that. Love always, People with eyes and common sense 4 comments

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2013
toyfare scan This is another jumbo episode clocking in at 1 hour 45 minutes. We actually debated splitting this episode and doing one regular episode and a bonus episode just talking about “Man of Steel,” but ultimately decided to just keep it all together as it would almost be impossible to separate the two, as our thoughts…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2013
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Universal Studios HollywoodSM defies guests to unlock the beast within as its new campaign, “Summer of Survival,” takes on its two most intense…most explosive…most ferocious…most threatening thrill rides: “Transformers™: The Ride-3D” and “King Kong 360 3-D,” created by Peter Jackson. The impactful “Summer of Survival” campaign puts…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2013
RovioLogo.jpg Rovio Entertainment emphasizes long-term brand development and bolsters its licensing partner base. Las Vegas, Nevada — June 17, 2013– Rovio Entertainment, the creator of the globally successful Angry Birds brand, announced at the International Licensing Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada plans to grow their licensing business. Rovio Entertainment is partnering with great companies and has…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2013
ScreenHunter_19-Jun.-17-11.02-500x319.jpg ENTERTAINMENT EARTH TO EXCLUSIVELY REVEAL AN UPCOMING CHARACTER FROM THE STAR WARS BLACK SERIES 6-INCH ACTION FIGURE LINE FROM HASBRO In collaboration with Hasbro, Entertainment Earth is proud to introduce a never before seen figure in the second wave of the BLACK SERIES 6-inch scale action figure line! Entertainment Earth will release an image once a week…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2013
HasSDCC13MU-Deadpool-Corp2-150x150.jpg   MARVEL LEGENDS SPECIAL EDITION MARVEL’S THUNDERBOLTS Collector Pack (Approximate retail price: $89.99; Ages: 4 & up; Available through HasbroToyShop.com, Booth #3329 at Comic-Con International in San Diego) Justice…like lightning! For the first time, collectors will be able to capture the reformed super-criminals known as MARVEL’S THUNDERBOLTS in the fan-favorite 6-inch MARVEL LEGENDS scale! Featuring team…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2013
G.I. JOE SKYSTRIKER VEHICLE WITH JETFIRE DECO AND V.A.M.P. WITH AUTOBOT HOUND DECO AND 3.75-Inch SNAKE EYES & BARONESS & DECEPTICON BLUDGEON Special Edition Pack (Approximate Retail Price: $99.99; Ages: 4 & up; Available through HasbroToyShop.com, Booth #3329 at Comic-Con International in San Diego)  [nggallery id=102] The third and final installment of G.I. JOE meets the TRANSFORMERS 2013 SDCC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2013
HasSDCC13MUDeadpool1-500x424.jpg Yesterday USA Today revealed a good chunk of Hasbro’s 2013 SDCC exclusives, but one of the questions on most collector’s lips was “Where is the Marvel Universe exclusive?” and “What? No love for the 3.75″ fans?”   But fear not true believers, for just moments ago over on Marvel.com they revealed the answer to your questions:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2013
UnivStuOptimus-500x599.jpg Optimus Prime is ready for battle – towering above the entrance to Universal Orlando Resort’s highly-anticipated, blockbuster attraction, TRANSFORMERS: The Ride – 3D. The addition of the authentically-sized leader of the Autobots Thursday morning, May 30, 2013 is one of the finishing touches to the attraction. Optimus Prime stands guard at 28 feet tall and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2013
bbtslogo4.gif Our pals at BigBadToyStore.com  just listed more exciting new Hasbro items: GI Joe Retaliation 3.75″ Figures Series 03.5 This great new case features many new figures and is priced at $114.99 – Singles are available as well: 1x Budo 1x Kwinn 1x Data Viper 1x Crimson Guard 1x Cobra Combat Ninja 1x Ultimate Cobra Commander…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2013
IM3MightMugTarget1-1024x9461.jpg It’s always a difficult proposition to do anything having to to do with blindbox/blind bag at mass retail since there’s no one around to say “hey, don’t open that.”  This was the scene at my local Target over the weekend.

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 21, 2013
UVCustomGIJoe1.jpg Curated by SubUrban Vinyl and Tenacious Toys with partners The Loyal Subjects and Hasbro On Friday, May 31st from 4-9pm, SubUrban Vinyl will become a G.I. Joe emporium with a family-friendly event dedicated to the most influential toy line of our generation: Hasbro’s G.I. Joe figures. The custom toy show involves 30+ of today’s most…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2013
HASBRO’S KRE-O STAR TREK BEAMS INTO THE TOY AISLE  HASBRO’S KRE-O STAR TREK BEAMS INTO THE TOY AISLE WITH NEW BUILDING SETS AND A STOP MOTION DIGITAL SHORT PRODUCED BY BAD ROBOT The Digital Short, Utilizing KRE-O STAR TREK Building Sets Now On Shelves, Will Make its TV Broadcast Premiere May 13 on Cartoon Network PAWTUCKET, R.I. (May 7, 2013) — Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), announced the availability of the new KRE-O STAR…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2013
BobaBlackPackage.gif As you will recall USA Today were the folks that broke the news and gave us our first images of the upcoming Star Wars Black from Hasbro back in February.   So it’s only fitting that they show us the first images of the Star Wars Black SDCC 2013 exclusive – Boba Fett with Han Solo…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 1, 2013
Next up in our look at Hasbro’s Iron Man 3 offering are the “Assemblers” line.  These figures appear to be inspired by Hasbro’s Star Wars ‘Droid Factory’ build-a -figure concept, but instead of having to collect parts with other figures you get everything you need in one package and can build from there.  These are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 1, 2013
star-wars-day-may-01-logo-500x195.jpg PAWTUCKET, R.I. (May 1, 2013) — How do you make the greatest pop-culture holiday in the universe even better? Put some birds in it! For the first time since their debut last fall, ANGRY BIRDS™ STAR WARS® toys and games from Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) are available for all your May the 4th celebratory needs! Released in agreement with LucasFilm…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2013
We here at AFi are super stoked for the opening of Iron Man 3 in the US this Friday.  To celebrate all week we are going to be showing you a selection of the vast array of of iron awesomeness that Hasbro has put together for fans of all ages available on line and at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
DeNA and Hasbro Rollout TRANSFORMERS: LEGENDS Free-to-Play Game for Android, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch Choose to Protect Mankind as AUTOBOTS or Steal Earth’s Resources as DECEPTICONS in the Ultimate TRANSFORMERS Mobile Card Battle Game   SAN FRANCISCO – April 25, 2013 – DeNA Co., Ltd. (TSE: 2432) and Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) have released TRANSFORMERS: LEGENDS, an action card battle game based on the TRANSFORMERS franchise, on the App…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2013
ScreenHunter_157-Apr.-18-12.29.jpg Opening Globally Today, the “Fan Built Bot” Poll Kicks-Off Celebration of the Iconic Brand’s 30th Anniversary by Allowing Fans to Create New Transformers Character   Pawtucket, R.I. (April 18, 2013) — For the first time in history, the Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) TRANSFORMERS brand is inviting fans of all ages around the globe to help create a new TRANSFORMERS…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 3, 2013
bbtslogo.gif More great new pre-orders and new in stock items from the gang at BigBadToyStore.com! ————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– TEAM FORTRESS 2 7″ DELUXE ACTION FIGURE SERIES 02 – RED HEAVY, RED SOLDIER NECA has solicited a new wave of Team Fortress 2 figures. The RED Heavy and RED Soldier each come with their respective weapons…

 

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