This Is Not The Dark Knight, But It's Damn Close

Following up my review for the Hot Toys Avengers Hawkeye figure, I was surprised to find my order of the Hot Toys Movie Masterpiece The Dark Knight Rises 1/6th scale figure Batman arrive in the mail. Granted it was one month late, but the Hong Kong collectible company is both notoriously and understandably late in… » 11/22/12 6:00pm 11/22/12 6:00pm

This Hawkeye Figure Aims for the Bull's-Eye

Adding to their long list of pretty amazing look-alike figures, Hong Kong collectible company Hot Toys has recently released the underappreciated archer, Hawkeye, to their Avengers lineup of the 6-inch Movie Masterpiece collection. The figure was originally slated for a September release, but was delayed until late… » 11/01/12 8:30am 11/01/12 8:30am

These are the Six Playing Pieces of Street Fighter: Monopoly

Vega's mask, Hadouken, Chun-Li's wrist cuff, M. Bison, Ryu, and Blanka are take the place of the steam iron, Scottish terrier, top hat, thimble et al. in the specially commissioned Street Fighter: Monopoly version of the board game. Capcom-Unity members chose the six pieces by poll, and they're included with the game… » 9/09/12 3:30pm 9/09/12 3:30pm

Mass Effect Figures Will Set a Record for Most Expensive DLC

The four series of Mass Effect 3 figurines being offered by Big Fish games Toys (announced back in December) are certainly nice enough collector's items. They will also come with a card (one per figure) promising "access to downloadable in-game content." One figurine is $17.99; a set of four is $67.99. All four… » 1/22/12 5:00pm 1/22/12 5:00pm

And Now, the $25,000 Super Nintendo Cartridge

Hot on the heels of the near-mint Deluxe Edition NES we posted about today comes word of an even rarer Nintendo artifact. Placing multiple popular games on one single cartridge, the Super Nintendo Campus Challenge cartridge was created for promotional competitions all over the world. There are reportedly only three… » 12/15/11 2:40pm 12/15/11 2:40pm

The Rarest, Longest-Lost Atari 2600 Cartridge—Once Sold Door-to-Door—is…

Before the infamous crash of console gaming in the early 1980s, third-party cartridge development was somewhat a wild-west affair. Development costs were negligible compared to present times and, without the need for a presence in online distribution channels, a garage-built game might actually turn a profit on… » 10/06/11 11:00pm 10/06/11 11:00pm