Tag: MiniMates

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2011
As we have seen over the past year the folks at DST have expanded their MiniMates line out of all licenesed properties like Marvel and Ghostbusters and into new original properties like their M.A.X. line and now their Pirate Raiders line.  We saw some production samples of this line at DST’s booth at Toy Fair…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2011
AFi 6th Anniversary Scoop Week Day 2 It’s day 2 of scoop week and this one is juicy and involves some guessing!   I love Diamond Select’s Minimates.   I’ve been collecting them since the original Art Asylum days.  I collect almost all of the lines they have done, Marvel, DC, Back to the Future, Ghostbusters, Battlestar…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2011
These Sony Minimates were first revealed in Feb at Toy Fair.  Now we get a first look at the packaging on these.   If they do a second wave I’m hoping to get a Minimates Sackboy from Little Big Planet! Available at a Toys R Us near you. Your favorite Playstation characters come to life Minimates…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2011
Diamond Select Toys is the only company making product/figures for the upcoming X-men: First Class movie. Today they updated their blog with images of the packaging. Arriving in stores before the release of the new movie are these X-Men First Class Minimates 2 packs. Recreate scenes from the film Minimates style! These Minimates are available…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2011
Get ready for the upcoming release of Captain America: The First Avenger by picking up these Minimates at a Toys R Us near you! This assortment includes Captain America and Red Skull, Gabe Jones and Hydra Flame Trooper (TRU exclusive), Golden Age Captain America an Dum Dum Dugan (TRU exclusive), and Frontline Captain America and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 25, 2011
The 5th annual Charitymates customizing event has begun! Charitymates is an annual charity event held at the Minimate Multiverse. During this event, Minimate customizers (veteran and novice alike) create and donate a Minimate custom based on a theme chosen by the community. These one-of-a-kind creations are then auctioned off on eBay with 75% of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2011
DST gave fans the following update on their Halo Minimates over on their Art Asylum blog. Following up on the huge success of Halo Minimates series 1 comes Halo Minimates series 2! Toys R Us will have 2 packs featuring Emile and Jun, Spartan ODST (Blue) and Arbiter (Active Camo), Spartan (Active Camo) and Elite…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 21, 2011
While at Toy Fair 2011 we answered fans questions as they came in on Twitter.  One question we got was "is any one making product for the X-Men: First Class movie?"  The answer was yes, Diamond Select Toys will be making a line of MiniMates based on the movie designs.  They had the MiniMates on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2011
Upgrade your collection and defeat unsightly head holes with the Mini-Figure Head Sticker Kit, exclusively at Luke’s Toy Store! This kit includes 45 head stickers in a wide variety of colors and designs, incorporating many suggestions from the collecting community. They are designed to work with popular characters that are in need of an upgrade….

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2011
Diamond Select Toys have launched a new Facebook page, where you can see news, be notified of updates on the Art Asylum blog and interact with DST.  Also on their page is the news of "The Real Ghostbusters" coming to Minimates.  Check out the post about it below, then head over and "like" the new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 30, 2010
This past week Diamond Select Toys revealed the packaged samples of their Halo Minimates line on their ArtAsylum.com design blog:  Here is a first look at DST’s new Halo Minimates in packaging. These 2-packs are only available at Toys R Us!   Hot on the heels of the Halo Minimates 2 packs that will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2010
On October 17, 2010  the Brothers Gromm released a small weather balloon from the outskirts of Stephenville, Texas. It carried a lightweight 1 lb 15 ounce foam capsule designed to take photographs from  approximately 20 miles above the surface of the earth. The capsule carried a camera, a GPS locator, souvenirs to celebrate the importance…

 

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