Tag: Hasbro

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2012
Back on track! I’m excited to have this new epsiode up this Monday… but Jason is feeling the pressure to deliver. This week it’s another split episode, but that also makes it a longer episode! First up we have a full length regular episode followed by three interviews conducted last week at E3 2012 with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2012
Well it’s official.  Hasbro is trying to kill us. The L.A. Times Hero Compex website is reporting today that Hasbro has created a 4 foot long Comic Con 2012 exclusive version of the S.H.E.I.L.D. Helicarier.  This is a foot longer than the retail edition shown at Toy Fair AND will come with an exclusive Captain…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2012
This morning Marvel.com has the scoop on Hasbro’s 2012 SDCC Marvel Legends exclusive.  This year it will be a 3-pack boxed set of X-Force. San Diego Comic-Con is fast approaching and that means new toys! This year, collectors have a chance to hook their adamantium claws into the new Marvel Legends Special Edition Uncanny X-Force…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2012
Our old friend Dan Curto was kind enough to let us use his pictures of Hasbro’s 2012 Comic Con Exclusive Marvel Universe “Masters of Evil” boxed set.  This set features: Baron Zemo, Radioactive Man and Tiger Shark.

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2012
Hasbro is hosting THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Scavenger Hunt, an online promotion in support of the upcoming THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN toy line based on the upcoming Marvel movie! With the new Amazing Spider-Man movie swinging into theaters, Hasbro is giving kids 6-13 the chance to win the ultimate Spider-Man prize: a trip to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2012
We just got word about two exciting retailer exclusive offers available for the highly anticipated TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON video game, which launches on August 28th. Starting today, nostalgic fans who pre-order the game at GameStop will receive a unique unlock code for the G1 RETRO PACK.  This exclusive content will let fans play as the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2012
Hasbro has just released an impressive list of new products Star Wars Vintage Figures – Wave 04 – This wave features 6 new figures each with a normal version of the packaging as well as a new promotional blue card version.   Cases, Sets, and Singles are available here: http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=2012+vintage+04 Marvel Universe 2012 – Wave…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
We just received the following news from our friends at BigBadToyStore.com: Hi – We’ve just dropped pricing on three new Masterpiece offerings from Takara – MP-12 Sideswipe ($83.99), MP-12 Red Alert ($83.99), MP-13 Soundwave ($139.99) and have posted this on our site Attention Transformers Customers – BBTS ‘Thank You’ Preorder Price Cut We appreciate your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2012
Happy Memorial Day! Thank you to all who do and have served in the armed forces. It’s because of your sacrifice that Jason and I are able to sit in a room together once a week and talk about whatever we want, and you are able to listen to it whenever you want. We had…

 

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!

 

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