Tag: Nintendo

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 19, 2015
This year JAKKS’ presence at San Diego Comic Con will be bigger and better than before with three different SDCC items and our first ever Collector Fan Panel featuring a preview of upcoming product from across our toy portfolio including all of our BIG FIGs lines in 20” , 31” Massive and 48” Colossal scales…

 

by Cesar Zamora
June 18, 2015
The ultimate evolution of Super Mario Bros. is here! The Mario experience of your dreams has arrived and is bursting with creativity… including yours! Play a near-limitless number of intensely creative Super Mario levels from players around the world. It’s easy enough to create your own levels with the Wii U GamePad controller that it…

 

by Cesar Zamora
June 18, 2015
Set off with a friend* through a wild, woolly world in this grand Yoshi™ adventure! A treasure trove of clever handicraft stages are ready for you to explore. Unravel their secrets and color your world with a spectrum of yarn balls to knit new paths and get every last collectible. Knitting yarn, patchwork, and other…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2015
Landmark Creative Collaboration between Activision and Nintendo Offers Fans New Skylanders that Also Work as amiibo Figures – Available in all Nintendo Starter Packs Fans Attending E3 2015 will be First to Get Hands-On with the New Skylanders and their Vehicles! SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 14, 2015
You may have saved Hyrule, but have you done it with the best possible weapons and armor? Now you can with this limited edition The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Link Variant 20-Inch Premium Action Figure – Convention Exclusive! This variant action figure stands above the rest with several awesome features, including metallic silver chainmail…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 3, 2015
New Video Game Puts Players in the Driver’s Seat by Introducing an Entirely New Way to Play Skylanders with Land, Sea and Sky Vehicles Santa Monica, Calif. – June 3, 2015 – Skylanders® is bringing another trailblazing innovation to the #1 kids console franchise(1) with the launch of Skylanders® SuperChargers on September 20, 2015 in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2015
REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new Mario – Silver Edition amiibo figure is headed to major retailers nationwide and their respective online destinations at a suggested retail price of $12.99. The silver-colored figure will be available in stores on May 29. As with the other Mario amiibo figures that have already launched, the Mario – Silver Edition…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 8, 2015
KYOTO, Japan & ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nintendo and Universal Parks & Resorts today announced plans to bring the world of Nintendo to life at Universal theme parks – creating spectacular, dedicated experiences based on Nintendo’s wildly popular games, characters and worlds. The agreement brings two icons of entertainment together and represents a significant partnership for Nintendo…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2015
TAKARA TRANSFORMERS We have 27 new preorders open for Takara Transformers. This list features The Lost Age Black Knight Exclusive Leader Class Optimus Prime for $89.9, the Legends LG14 Ultra Magnus for $69.99 and continues with a bunch of new additions to the Transformers Adventure lineup and the Q “Cute” series Transformers. PREMIUM FORMAT DARKSEID…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2015
The Creativity of LEGO Building Meets the Epic Story-Telling of LEGO Videogames for Multi-Dimensional Fun Fan-Favorite Worlds Converge in One Thrilling Adventure — A Dark Knight, a Wizard, and a Master Builder Traveling Down the Yellow Brick Road is Just the Beginning!   BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2015
New amiibo Cards, Super Smash Bros. Characters, Mario Kart 8 Speed Class and an Animal Crossing Game Are Among the Numerous Announcements   REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With so much information, it would be easy to dismiss the latest Nintendo Direct presentation as an elaborate April Fool’s Day prank. But the latest Nintendo Direct is definitely no…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2015
If there’s one thing I know it’s that amiibo exclusives are RED HOT, sell out immediately and are highly sought out by collectors and fans of Nintendo!  Today Toys R Us is announcing their amiibo exclusive Greninja AND offering fans a chance to pre-order this exclusive along with 5 other new figures!  And if that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2015
Join the amiibo Party with a New Set of amiibo That Includes a New Toad Figure   REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On March 20, you are invited to the biggest and baddest bash of the year: Mario Party 10 for Wii U! In addition to a power-packed lineup of new features, new boards and new mini-games, new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2015
*Watch the official trailer for LEGO Jurassic World Game, coming this June.* Following the epic storylines of Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III, as well as the highly anticipated Jurassic World, LEGO Jurassic World™ is the first videogame where players will be able to relive and experience all four Jurassic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2015
New Brick-Smashing Adventures Are Coming to Console, Handheld and Mobile Platforms LEGO Jurassic World and LEGO Marvel’s Avengers Lead the Line-up BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group today announced their 2015 slate of LEGO® videogames, including LEGO Jurassic World™, LEGO Marvel’s Avengers, plus new handheld and mobile titles. “We…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 20, 2014
First 4 Figures has had a long history with Nintendo, bringing numerous franchises from one of gaming’s biggest companies to life, including Super Mario, Metroid and The Legend of Zelda. Today, we’re excited to bring the news that we’re bringing yet another one of Nintendo’s iconic series to the high-end collectible market in another brand…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 11, 2014
New for fall 2014, JAKKS is offering 2.5”, 4” and 6” limited articulation Nintendo figures. 2.5” figures include characters such as Link, Mario, Luigi and Donkey Kong, among others. 4” figures include Mario, Link, Yoshi and Wario and 6” figures will be available in Donkey Kong and Bowser. (2.5” figures SRP $3.99, 4” figures SRP…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2014
From the “why hasn’t this ever happened before” department: Jakks Pacific announced at Toy Fair 2014 their plans to create a ride-on large scale Mario Cart for kids.   Below is the prototype that was on display at their TF showroom.   The rechargeable, battery powered, ride-on car for kids features real sounds from the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 11, 2013
New research released this week by ESA shows that approximately 79 million Americans intend to purchase video games during the holiday season. The report, “Holiday Purchasing Study 2013,” found that nearly 30 percent of those intending to buy video games and game-related items as gifts also plan to spend more on these items than they…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 23, 2013
First came the Classic Video Game Jason SDCC Exclusive action figure. Then, Classic Video Game Freddy… Are we gonna make a habit of this? Heck yeah! Feast your eyes on NECA’s newest family member, straight from the ’80s with none of the bad fashion and all of the attitude… Classic Video Game Robocop! WARNING: If…

 

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