Tag: NECA

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 8, 2012
Faces of Comic-Con: Limited Edition DVD of Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope Coming in July! Figures NOT sold separately It’s not every documentary that gets its own action figures, but then, not every documentary is Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope. Director Morgan Spurlock’s in-depth look at the lives of attendees at the 2010…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2012
Don’t call him “Bruce.”   Hard to believe, but it’s been 25 years since director Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead 2 was released. One of the best cult horror films of all time, it introduced us to the Deadites, the Necronomicon, and most of all, to Bruce Campbell’s character, Ash, the wise-crackin’ S-Mart employee who saws…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2012
A quick end to the drug war Seriously, can you imagine how fast the War on Drugs would be over if Predators came down and started murdering dealers? The Wire would’ve been totally irrelevant. Our series on SDCC exclusives continues this week with the Cloaked City Hunter Predator! As seen in 1990′s Predator 2, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2012
NECA is starting to reveal their 2012 San Diego Comic Con exclusives over on NECAOnline.com.   They have revealed 3 exclusives so far with the first being:   We’re Con Bound! Over the next few weeks, we’re going to be giving special sneak peaks out our 2012 convention exclusives, and we start today with the brand-spanking…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2012
Cary, N.C. & Los Altos, C.A.—May 31, 2012— North Carolina-based game studio and technology provider, Icarus Studios, and Silicon Valley-based game studio, Zabu Studio, today announced a signed agreement to combine the two companies to create MFV,  majority owned by leading entertainment conglomerate, National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA). The merger forms the world’s most innovative…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
Announces First Six Marvel Universe Super Heroes to Join Line-up Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—May 29, 2012—This fall, Wizkids, game creator and wholly owned subsidiary of NECA, is enabling fans and players to unlock the wondrous world of HeroClix directly from their iPad devices, and have today announced the inclusion of Marvel Universe Super Heroes…

 

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 21, 2012
HeroClix Online developers today revealed six new upcoming figures from Marvel’s Giant-Size X-Men collection set to hit the server Thursday, June 7. The new figures will also be made available in physical Giant-Size X-Men Fast Forces products. Giant-Size X-Men Fast Forces includes popular Marvel characters Professor X, Cyclops, Beast, Wolverine, Rogue and Iceman and can…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 18, 2012
Dear Quarriors, WizKids Games— the company that brought you the smash hit game of 2011 Quarriors!— is excited to announce the very first Quorld Championship to be held at 2012 Gen Con Indy… and invites you to host an in-store qualifying event! In-store Quorld Qualifier events will kick off starting on June 6— with the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2012
Heroclix Online developers have alerted players of an all-new tournament format, Crossover Booster Sealed Tournaments, beginning on a rolling queue today. Crossover Boosters (containing 10 single figures from a dynamic distribution) draw from all Modern Marvel sets currently available in game. Additionally, any Marvel figures included in the Figure of the Week promotions also have…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 14, 2012
Integrates Physical Toys with Digital Gameplay Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—May 14, 2012—Leading entertainment conglomerate, National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA) alongside game creators Wizkids and Icarus Studios, wholly-owned subsidiaries of NECA, today unveiled HeroClix TabApp™, an upcoming action-based iPad game, and the first in the TabApp™ series, integrating physical miniature toys with digital arenas. HeroClix…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 10, 2012
Adds Over 70 New Figures to the Online Game Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—May 10, 2012—Over 70 new figures today landed in the online digital transliteration of the popular board-based combat game, HeroClix Online. The new collection combines figures from two of Marvel’s famed  HeroClix sets, including Giant-Size X-Men . Coinciding with the release of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2012
Provides Codes for Virtual Figures Within Physical Sets Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—April 26, 2012— Wizkids/N.E.C.A., the makers of HeroClix Online today announced the arrival of the game’s latest Marvel collection, Marvel’s The Avengers , which adds 16 new figures to the online game and are also available through codes in physical sets. Joining the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2012
This year I thought it would be fun to not only celebrate AFi’s anniversary, but to also reach out to our friends and the toy companies and celebrate their anniversaries and make it one big celebration of milestones. We kick off with Randy Falk of NECA who is celebrating 10 years with NECA.   We’ve known…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2012
AFi SCOOP WEEK DAY 3 I know some fans get bent out of shape about figure variants, repaints and glow-in-the-dark figures, but they are very much a part of action figure history and they aren’t going anywhere. And when they are done correctly they can be an awesome addition to your collection.   NECA has…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2012
WIZKIDS, NATIONAL ENTERTAINMENT COLLECTIBLES ASSOCIATION REVEAL 2012 FREE COMIC BOOK DAY FIGURE Hillside, N.J.—April 24, 2012—Wizkids and National Entertainment Collectibles Association (N.E.C.A.) today revealed the 2012 Free Comic Book Day figure to be distributed at no cost to collectors, enthusiasts and fans at comic shops nationally on Free Comic Book Day, Saturday, May 5th. The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2012
If you missed it on Monday (or if your are like me and don’t get G4 because Directv are being jerks), here is the latest installment of G4 TV’s ‘Mint On Card’ segment from “Attack of the Show.”  In this episode I cover some of the latest announcements from Hot Toys, NECA’s AWESOME ‘Portal 2’…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2012
Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—April 16, 2012— Wizkids/N.E.C.A., the makers of HeroClix Online, a digital transliteration of the table-top game, today revealed the latest Marvel collection, Marvel’s The Avengers, to be incorporated into the online game. The collection, available as a Starter Pack and as Single-Figure Boosters on Thursday, April 26, will add over one…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 11, 2012
Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—April 11, 2012— NECA/Wizkids, the makers of HeroClix Online, today released their latest Marvel HeroClix collection, Galactic Guardians Fast Forces. The figures not only hit retailer shelves in physical form, but are available now in virtual format in HeroClix Online, adding six new figures to the online game. New figures from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 5, 2012
 Documentary Will Also Use Web Platform Tugg for Release   Los Angeles, CA (April 4, 2012) — Chris Ball, President and CEO of LA-based film production and distribution company Wrekin Hill Entertainment, and Joel Weinshanker, President and CEO of the National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA), a movie merchandising powerhouse that has become an essential tastemaker for…

 

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