Tag: Toys R Us

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 11, 2012
A few months ago, Diamond Select Toys asked you to vote on the next exclusive box set of Marvel Minimates for Toys “R” Us, based on the blockbuster Avengers vs. X-Men crossover event. The poll pitted three Avengers against three members of the Phoenix Five, with dominance of the box set hanging in the balance….

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 7, 2012
NECA won’t be thrown by a “super storm” they just keep cranking out the coolness.  Today they announced a holiday exclusive for Toys R Us: The last of our Fall 2012 Toys ‘R’ Us Exclusives is easily the most adorable! That’s not to say Apollo Creed wasn’t a looker in his own way, but who…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 2, 2012
Holiday-CaptainAction-Pkg-493x800.jpg During Comic Con 2012 we broke the news that Round 2 and the guys at Captain Action Inc. would be doing a “holiday” variant of the good captain.  Then in September we showed you the press release on the Arctic variant. Now our friends at Captain Action Inc are letting AFi debut an updated photo…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 8, 2012
Special variants celebrate covers of Marvel Comics’ Captain America and The Mighty Thor, God of Thunder SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 10/4/2012 – Round 2 and Captain Action Enterprises are pleased to announce the release of two more Marvel costume sets as part of the ongoing Captain Action toy line.  The Classic Cover Series offers variant…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 5, 2012
Visitors to the Action Figure Xpress booth at the San Diego Comic-Con were treated to two unprecedented Minimates box sets: the first Minimates of the Marvel super-team Alpha Flight and the first Minimates ever for the original Thundercats cartoon! Well, response was so strong for those sets at SDCC that AFX is continuing those two…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2012
Gears of War Vehicle and Construction Sets Unleashed by Erector Just in time for the holiday season – Gears of War™ fans, video game enthusiasts, and collectors can now bring the game to life by building models of the most popular vehicles – C.O.G. Armadillo, C.O.G. Centaur and C.O.G. King Raven – as well as recreate the Locusts vs. Delta Squad Battle – with these…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2012
Free iPad Download Now Available Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—September 24, 2012—WizKids Games have announced the launch of HeroClix TabApp™, the much anticipated iPad application that combines Marvel Universe Super Hero miniatures with digital gameplay. Beginning today, players, fans and collectors can pick up the Marvel Super Heroes HeroClix TabApp™ figure pack, which includes Iron…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2012
The first series of Street Fighter X Tekken Minimates will be arriving in stores on Wednesday, but Diamond Select Toys is already hard at work on Series 2! Coming in January 2013, some of the most iconic characters in Street Fighter will face off with some of the biggest names in Tekken, as seen in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 17, 2012
On my way back from Comikaze today I stopped by my local Toys R Us.  I saw the new glow in the dark Amazing Spiderman figures from Hasbro. There is also a “Buy one, get one 50% off on all Mattel DC Universe products, including Action League, Young Justice, JLU and DCUC. Also there is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 11, 2012
Captain Action® Limited Run Variant Created for Holiday Season     SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 09/10/2012 – Round 2, LLC and Captain Action Enterprises are excited to announce the release of the first official variant figure set for the new Captain Action toy line – Captain Action Arctic Adventurer. The Arctic Adventurer figure set gets…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 10, 2012
The battle for Minimate supremacy continues! Hot on the heels of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 comes a brand new line of video-game inspired Minimates — Street Fighter X Tekken! Each SFxT Minimate two-pack pits a Street Fighter superstar against a Tekken legend, and the battles will come fast and furious when they reach stores later…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 31, 2012
Starting tomorrow, September 1, the first official presales will begin rolling out for The Hobbit toy collection from The Bridge Direct! The following online retailers will be taking orders throughout September: www.Amazon.com www.ToysRUs.com www.EntertainmentEarth.com The items that will be available to purchase include: 3.75” ACTION FIGURE BOX SET – SRP $29.99 Join Bilbo and four…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2012
After years of planning, Diamond Select Toys has opened up pre-orders for their first series of Battle Beasts Minimates! Appearing in the September issue of Previews, the first series of specialty figures will follow the IDW Publishing comic book mini-series, with characters and color schemes that will only be found at comic shops and specialty…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2012
This September, the world of Minimates will be invaded by zombies! The first series of Minimates based on the Walking Dead comic book by Robert Kirkman is scheduled to hit in September, and Diamond Select Toys is already hard at work on the second series, slated for a November release. Like the first assortment, every…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 1, 2012
After two rounds, Diamond Select Toys has still not decided who the winner is in their Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Minimates line. Now it’s time for the third and final round! Series 3 hits comic shops this week, and will be coming to Toys “R” Us shortly, and DST has put together a series of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 12, 2012
Visitors Can View Both Vintage Steiff Animals and Pop Culture Characters, as well as New Items Destined to Become Keepsakes; Serious Collectors Can Purchase Historic Bears   Descendants of FAO Schwarz and Steiff Founders To Meet Collectors as Official Steiff Appraiser Values Customer Keepsakes at Celebratory Event   WAYNE, NJ (July 12, 2012) –Since 1862,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2012
LOS ANGELES, CA: July 2, 2012 – Catch the excitement and join in the fun at San Diego Comic-Con International (SDCC) as Entertainment Earth® (entertainmentearth.com), booth #2343, teams up with Toys”R”Us®, Showtime Networks, Cartoon Network, CBS Consumer Products, NBCUniversal, and BBC America to bring you celebrity appearances and an amazing array of 35 Exclusives. Meet…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2012
With Ten Tremendous Exclusives, Toys“R”Us® Returns to Comic-Con International in San Diego at Entertainment Earth® Booth #2343   Pretty Ponies, an Exclusive DVD Distribution, Turtle Power, a Blue Fairy, Invisible Predators, a Merry Band of Mutants and “Stupid” Heroes among Toys“R”Us Comic-Con Offerings   Channeling the spirit of its diverse product assortment, Toys“R”Us unmasked its…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2012
Toys“R”Us Times Square Becomes “Spidey Central” With Authentic Movie Props, Appearances By “Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man” and More   Everyone’s collective spider-sense is tingling with anticipation as the newest film dedicated to the ‘ol Web-Head is set to swing into theaters on Tuesday, July 3. With anticipation reaching radioactive levels, many kids want to don…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2012
This year, Diamond Select Toys is all about letting the fans choose. With the Marvel Minimates Series 50 Fan Poll in its final week at Marvel.com, yet another poll has launched over at Toysrus.com! This fall, the Website — as well as Toys “R” Us stores nationwide — will carry a Minimates box set based…

 

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