Tag: Hasbro

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2012
Just a reminder that today, Sunday May 27th is the street date for both Mattel’s ‘Dark Knight Rises line (as well as their Batman Power Attack line) and Hasbro’s The Amazing Spider-Man lines. Not all retailers have paid attention to the street date. Many TRU stores started putting product out earlier this week, while some…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2012
As anyone with an internet connection knows by now, earlier this week Paramount made the decision to push the new “GI Joe: Retaliation” movie originally scheduled to be released at the end of June, out 9 months to March 2013.  The reason given was that they wanted to take the time and do a 3-D…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2012
We have a new trailer for you today, giving you an in-depth look at the Dinobots in Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. The successor to the highest-rated Transformers game of all time and in development by the acclaimed team at High Moon Studios, Transformers: Fall of Cybertron allows players to experience the darkest hours of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 23, 2012
Variety just broke the news that Paramount has made the decision to push the “G.I. Joe Retaliation” movie, slated to be released June 29th, 2012 out almost a full year to March 29th, 2013 in order to convert it to 3-D. I’m sure that decision will wreak havoc with Hasbro, who would have had the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 23, 2012
Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a ton of exciting new preorders as well as a few new arrivals. TRANSFORMERS MP-12 SIDESWIPE We have put up a preliminary listing for the next Masterpiece Transformer.  Sideswipe is currently listed at $139.99, although that price may change once we have further information. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK11477&mode=retail GI JOE…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 11, 2012
We have a TRANSFORMERS PRIME gameplay trailer to share with you today. TRANSFORMERS PRIME will hit stores later this year and is being developed exclusively for Nintendo’s Wii™ system and the Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system by Now Production (NowPro), and for the Nintendo DS™ hand-held system by Altron Corporation. The game has not yet been…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2012
Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few weeks it’s been hard to miss the massive displays for “the Avengers” products in the big box retailers.  But I thought it might be fun for our international readers to see some of these displays too.   I really like the light up feature…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2012
 We received the following news this morning from our friends at Hasbro.  20% off all Star Wars Merch on Hasbro Toy Shop today only!  Head on over and check it out! Happy Star Wars Day! We wanted to let you know that as part of Lucasfilm’s official May the 4th celebration, Hasbro is proud to offer 20%…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2012
KAIJUDO: RISE OF THE DUEL MASTERS is an animated action-fantasy series that follows the adventures of a young hero, Ray, whopossesses the rare ability to befriend and duel alongside fantastical creatures from a parallel dimension. Evil forces would have these creatures tamed anden slaved, so Ray and his two best friends must join the ranks…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2012
We have new screenshots today featuring some of the Dinobots in Transformers: Fall of Cybertron.  [nggallery id=29] The successor to the highest-rated Transformers game of all time and in development by the acclaimed team at High Moon Studios, Transformers: Fall of Cybertron allows players to experience the darkest hours of the war between the AUTOBOTS…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2012
Today someone forwarded me this cool YouTube video of the Marvel’s The Avengers trailer… with the characters all replaced with stop motion Marvel Legends figures.   It’s really well done and had to take a crap load of time to do!

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2012
Earlier this week Hasbro sent out their studio images of the 3.75″ figures of Loki’s Army from their Marvel’s The Avengers line.  We saw these figures earlier in the Times Square Toys R Us display, but now we get to see clear closeups of 2 versions. In other Hasbro news, prototype painter Jason Wires posted…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2012
Here we are 20 weeks straight with a new episode every Monday. Who would have thought we could do this with that kind of consistency? We once again welcome any new listeners that might have found us through our mention on Attack of the Show! We give shout-outs to all the lovely people that have…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2012
JAGEX TO OFFER BOTCON ATTENDEES THE EXCLUSIVE CHANCE TO RESERVE THEIR NAME FOR THE UPCOMING TRANSFORMERS UNIVERSE MMO CAMBRIDGE, UK – APRIL 11, 2012 – Jagex, one of the largest independent games developers and publishers in the world, today announced their plans to attend BotCon 2012, the official Hasbro sponsored TRANSFORMERS fan convention. Members of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2012
Over night a team from Marvel went into the ‘Toys R Us’ in Times Square and set up this incredible display.  AFi reader Martin AKA Martymar160 was kind enough to snap these great pictures and send them to us.   The TRU in Time Square is know for it’s incredible toy displays and this one is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2012
Even though Jason is feeling a bit under the weather, that will not stop the men of “Geek Shall Inherit” from gathering at the International House of Podcasts and stamping out a new episode and pushing out the boat a little farther (You’ll get that reference about 10 minutes in).   The most significant item in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2012
Toy collectors and fans of the 80s are in for a treat this weekend as the 2012 Canadian 80s Toy Expo will be at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel – 600 Highway 7 East, Richmond Hill, Ontario this Sunday, April 1st. Featuring Canada’s largest dealer room of vendors selling 80s related merchandise, former WWF…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2012
New Action Brawler Game Planned to Launch this Year Exclusively on Nintendo Platforms   Santa Monica, CA – March 15, 2012- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATVI), is bringing the ultimate TRANSFORMERS video game experience to kids of all ages with the TRANSFORMERS PRIME video game. Based on the hit…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 6, 2012
Heartbreaking news today out of Rhode Island that there were some sweeping layoffs today at Hasbro.  Yahoo Finance and Reuters is reporting that at least 170 employees in US and Canada were let go today (including key members of Hasbro’s boys toys and collector lines.) Hasbro Inc is cutting about 170 jobs as the second-largest…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 6, 2012
We debated whether or not to do an episode 13 or if we should just skip ahead to number 14 like the floors on an elevator, but after some heated discussion we carried on and I think we are better people for it.. well I am anyway.  I can’t speak for Jason.  All that aside…

 

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