Tag: Hasbro

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2010
  Manufacturer: Hasbro Release Date: September 2010 Wave/Assortment: Packaging: Box with "try me" packaging Accessories: N/A Scale: 1:1 Sculpted By: Hasbro’sIn-House Team Notes: THE PACKAGE           THE HELMET       VIDEO  

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
 The Hasbro Star Wars team has answered the latest round of  Star Wars questions submitted by AFi readers. This is the first round of answers for 2010,and there’s plenty more to come.   Check the end of this post for how you can submit a question for the next round.    Q1)  Will we ever see a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
Well this is a surprise.  This close to Halloween and we just got TREATED not tricked with a great surprise from Hasbro’s PR team giving fans a quick sneak peek at some of their upcoming 2011 product!  From Jedi to bounty hunters to droids, next year is going to be a great year for STAR…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
Week to Also Include:  “Hub Exclusive: ‘Transformers: Prime’” And Transformers-Themed “Hubworld” Episode LOS ANGELES, Ca. – Fans of the enormously popular Transformers action-adventure entertainment franchise will revel in the upcoming television event on The Hub cable network – a five-part original mini-series, Monday-Friday, November 29 – December 3, showcasing “Transformers: Prime,” a new CGI-animated television…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 2010
 The G.I. Joe Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFi readers answering your latest and greatest  G.I. Joe questions.  These questions were submitted by AFi readers via our forums.   Q1) Now that we’ve seen the GI Joe Renegade character designs/promos/trailers, can you tell us if the figures (assuming there are figures coming…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 11, 2010
Is there a shin bone missing from your Operation?  Has your Twister mat seen better days?  Are Miss Scarlet and Colonel Mustard without their trusty rope and candlestick? Now through Saturday, October 16, Toys“R”Us and Babies“R”Us stores nationwide will offer customers the chance to trade-in any used board game (in any condition!) in exchange for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2010
The MARVEL Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest Hasbro/Marvel questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our forums.  Q1)  Can we expect to get any Evolution box sets for Marvel Universe like Star Wars has gotten over the last few years? A1) Box sets, definitely….

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 16, 2010
Proceeds from autographed and exclusive toys and games will support children in need   New York, NY | September 16, 2010 – The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) will kick off its second annual “Birthday Bids” online charity auction on Thursday, September 23, 2010, at 3:00 pm (Eastern).  Commemorating the anniversaries of several beloved classic toys…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 14, 2010
Wow, lots of Star Wars news to post today… and here’s some more! The Hasbro Star Wars team has answered the latest round of  Star Wars questions submitted by AFi readers. This is the first round of answers for 2010,and there’s plenty more to come.   Check the end of this post for how you can…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 9, 2010
The Washington DC Metro Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC) will have a great Fall picnic on Saturday, September 11th, 2010 in Gambrills, MD. The pavilion of the Bell Branch Athletic Complex will be the site of the club’s annual Anniversary celebration, which will feature the usual food, fun, and fellowship.  Special events at this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 8, 2010
Hasbro’s HUB TV Network will be launching on Sept. 10th, and today they are hosting a media lunch with some announcements.   Even if you are not at the media lunch you can still follow along with it according to their official Twitter feed:   In anticipation of 10.10.10, we’re live-tweeting our media lunch today…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 7, 2010
This past week Hasbro sent out some new press photos of their current and upcoming product.   Here are some pictures of their latest Star Wars offerings.   This update is primarily their Star Wars Vintage Carded figures.     The Empire Strikes Back wave is everywhere currently, and just this week I started finding some the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 1, 2010
Earlier this week the team at Hasbro sent out some new images of upcoming product.   We’ll be update with this images throughout the week. Today we have some new  Marvel Universe, Super Hero Squad… and one lone GI Joe image.   MARVEL UNIVERSE     SUPER HERO SQUAD  GI JOE  

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2010
   The Hasbro PR team sent out the following message out this morning regarding the SDCC exclusive versions of GI Joe’s Sgt. Slaughter: To the G.I. JOE fan community, The passion displayed since Comic-Con on fan-forums regarding the special edition Sgt. Slaughter figures has been truly remarkable.  It proves that there is a huge appetite…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2010
As I mentioned in my tribute post last week,  when I got the news of Eddie’s passing that morning I reached out to a lot of his friends and colleagues to ask them for their thoughts and memories of Eddie.  We’re all still reeling from the news, so I’m sure there will be more of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2010
Earlier this afternoon at STAR WARS Celebration V in Orlando, The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart sat down for a one-hour interview with STAR WARS creator George Lucas in what was billed “The Main Event.”  Hasbro is proud and honored to create a special gift for Stewart, which Lucas presented to him during the event –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 12, 2010
"My favorite things in life (well, aside from my wife and family) are painting toy prototypes and eliminating the zombie scourge…" – Eddie Wires 1972-2010   I’m absolutely devastated at the news that I received this morning that my friend, pioneering prototype painter Ed Wires ("Eddie" to his friends), passed away last night of an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 4, 2010
Hasbro will be hosting the Galactic Swap Meet at the Hasbro booth at Celebration V!   Bring your surplus Build-a-Droid parts and trade with us, and other fans, as our booth becomes the hub for some serious droid-part-swapping!  We will have a limited supply of complete parts available for 14 of the buildable droids from the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2010
The Largest Official Gathering of TRANSFORMERS Fans Starts Today at Landmark Brand Expo in Shanghai Pawtucket, RI – July 30, 2010 – Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS) is kicking off the start of the first ever official TRANSFORMERS fan convention to be held in Asia, “TRANSFORMERS Cybertron Con,” at the East Asia Exhibition Hall at the…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
July 23, 2010
  This whole year a celebration of ESB. Great excuse to relaunch new Vintage Collection. 8/1 official launch date. Trying harder to segment Saga Legends and Clone Wars. "Galactic Battle Game" continues thru 2011. Clone Wars Mace Windu comes with Jango’s helmet.  Hasbro Star Wars. Clone Wars figs send away for Sgt. Bric and vinyl…

 

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