Tag: Hasbro

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2009
Thousands of TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE Licensed Products to Land on Retail Shelves Around the World as Highly Anticipated Movies Hit Theaters   PAWTUCKET, R.I. – June 2, 2009 – The Entertainment & Licensing Division of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS) today announced that the combined licensing programs supporting the movie releases of TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2009
  The MARVEL Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest and greatest Pre-Comic Con Hasbro/Marvel questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our forums.  Q1. Will we EVER see the release of Marvel Legends figures that were previewed as prototypes such as Classic Storm, Valkyrie, Silver…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2009
Santa Monica, CA – May 28, 2009 – Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that the Transformers™: Revenge of the Fallen video game will be showcased at BotCon 2009, the official TRANSFORMERS fan convention, which is being held at the Pasadena Convention Center from May 28 – 31.  Consumers can visit the Activision booth…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2009
You’ve seen G.I. JOE: RESOLUTE – now hear from the filmmakers themselves! Recently, hundreds of fans submitted their own questions and comments to the show’s creative team (Joaquim Dos Santos – Director, Dan Norton – Lead Background & Prop Designer, Steve Drucker – Executive Producer). We sat down with all three and asked them our…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2009
Manufacturer: Hasbro Release Date: Spring 2009 Wave/Assortment: Walmart Exclusive 2-packs Packaging: 2-packs with Comic Book Accessories: 2 helmets and 2 blasters Scale: 4" Sculpted By: Hasbro’s In-house Team           Ibtisam     Nrin    

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 21, 2009
 G.I. JOE fans worldwide have a reason to get excited today as EA unveils the packaging design for its upcoming action-arcade shooter game G.I. JOE The Rise of Cobra.  The console platforms feature a lineup of 16 playable characters – four of which are unlockable COBRA characters – and pick up where the movie leaves…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 18, 2009
DSC00014.jpg Tonight at 8:39 PM there was a magnitude 5.0 earquake centered about 1.5 miles from my house. My collection did not fare well.  It was the FIRST things to start tumbling.       I’m sure this will also be the scene in my office in the morning to stay tuned for part 2 tomorrow. […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2009
Tonight at 8:39 PM there was a magnitude 5.0 earquake centered about 1.5 miles from my house. My collection did not fare well.  It was the FIRST things to start tumbling.       I’m sure this will also be the scene in my office in the morning to stay tuned for part 2 tomorrow….

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2009
The G.I. Joe Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest and greatest post-Toy Fair G.I. Joe questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our Forums.    Q1. Are new figures still shipping? It seems as though Target and Walmart are getting nothing but revision cases from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2009
Hello G.I. Joe Fans! Hasbro sent over some exciting news to share. As you all know, 2009 is "the year of G.I. Joe" and now there’s a web site that will be your one stop location for everything G.I. Joe leading into the release of motion picture: G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. GIJOE.COM, launches…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 6, 2009
Hasbro’s excited to announce that Transformers fans attending BotCon 2009 in Pasadena, California, later this month (May 28-31) will have the opportunity to be some of the first fans anywhere to buy all-new Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen movie toys!  Starting on Thursday, May 28, attendees can purchase the new movie toys at the Transformers…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 1, 2009
Hasbro’s excited to alert you to the first pre-sell news for its highly anticipated Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen toy line.  Beginning on May 1st, fans can pre-order the following items online via several major and specialty retailers: Leader-class Optimus Prime Deluxe-class Soundwave Deluxe-class Bumblebee Bumblebee Voice Mixer Helmet Bumblebee Plasma Cannon Keep checking out…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2009
Spring has sprung and with it some pretty exciting G.I. Joe news:  Hasbro has debuted its SDCC G.I. Joe figures on www.gijoeresolute.com.   Hasbro announces its special edition G.I. JOE figures for San Diego Comic-Con   G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA 12” BARONESS Special Edition Figure (Adult Collectible; Approximate Retail Price: $29.99; Available through…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 20, 2009
RELIVE THE ACTION ON DVD JUNE 16 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY   PRODUCTION NOW UNDERWAY FOR THE TRANSFORMERS: 25TH ANNIVERSARY “MATRIX OF LEADERSHIP” EDITION COLLECTOR’S SET   OPTIMUS PRIME.  MEGATRON.  BUMBLEBEE.  STARSCREAM.  For 25 years an epic battle has raged between the heroic AUTOBOTS and the villainous DECEPTICONS.  The ROBOTS IN DISGUISE have captivated children and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
  I wanted to highlight one other recent blog as part of our 4th Anniversary Extravaganza.  Earlier this week Men of Action blogger Cantina Dan wrote a great blog about the Evolution of the Action Figure starting in the 70’s until now.   It’s a fun read, well worth checking out. You can see it all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2009
OPTIMUS PRIME MIGHTY MUGG Special Edition Just a week or so ago, the 25th Anniversary Soundwave Special Edition figure was revealed as one of Hasbro’s exclusive Transformers items for San Diego Comic-Con.  Today, Hasbro is excited to share with you another awesome Transformers Comic-Con exclusive! (Ages 6 and Up; Approximate Retail Price: $14.99; Available through…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2009
Yesterday Hasbro sent us an announcement about the airing of the highly anticipated GI Joe: Resolute animated series.  Today the gang over at Adult Swim sent us a copy of the trailer to help whet your appetite for the awesomeness coming this Friday.    The fun starts on April 17th!   Check out AdultSwim.com and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2009
Episodes Of Highly Anticipated Series To Air Online Leading Up To Broadcast Finale On Adult Swim PAWTUCKET, RI – April 15, 2009 – Hasbro announced today that G.I. Joe: Resolute, an adult fan oriented animated mini-series, will be broadcast via Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim on television as well as online.  Based on the classic G.I….

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2009
SHOUT! FACTORY AND HASBRO ANNOUNCE US and Canada HOME ENTERTAINMENT DEAL ON HASBRO’S CLASSIC ANIMATED SERIES TRANSFORMERS AND G.I. JOE     Multi-Property, Multi-Year Agreement Includes My Little Pony Direct-to-DVD Los Angeles, CA and Pawtucket, RI – Shout! Factory and Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS) today announced a multi-year, multi-property alliance to bring  the original animated…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 25, 2009
This week AFI’s own Superfriend brings us an interview with Vinnie D’Alleva former VP Marketing Hasbro, Inc.  from 1989 – 1999, one of the founders of Hasbro’s "New Ventures" division.  Find out about the transformation of Total Justice in the the JLA line, find out if writing a thesis paper can get you a job…

 

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