A not-so-long time ago, in a galaxy pretty nearby, fans lined up to buy toys of Captain Phasma, Kylo Ren and other brand new characters from a movie they wouldn’t see for another three months. Only one franchise could harness that kind of blind power: Star Wars. And that’s because Star Wars and toys go together like…
Three days after unveiling a sizable new figurine based on the popular League of Legends character, Riot Games decided to cancel the statue’s release in the face of strong criticism from fans. The problem? People were upset by the statue’s face, which barely resembles the character it’s meant to portray.
Recently, the Star Wars fanbase took time off from freaking out about The Force Awakens to freak out over a rumored ban on merchandise depicting Princess Leia’s “Slave” outfit from Return of the Jedi. Many words about the matter have been said since—a lot of them pretty good!—but leave it to Leia herself to put it…
It’s not too surprising that Marvel and Fox are engaged in a little “secret war” of their own, over the licensing of the X-Men and the Fantastic Four. But as Fox presses forward with movies based on both properties, that war is slowly becoming public. Here’s a guide to how Marvel is trying to erase two of its biggest…
Ah, trading cards. We all amassed piles of them when we were younger, be it Pokémon, Star Wars, sports or whatever. Now, at least for their Star Wars line, Topps are bringing the cards back... as part of a digital app that is literally nothing other than buying pictures on your phone.
Thought you had a lot of Doctor Who related knick nacks at home? Perhaps not as many as this man from Manchester in the UK does - he's just entered Guinness' Book of World Records for having over one-and-a-half thousand bits of Who merchandise in his collection.
Threezero posted photos and detailed information regarding the Eddard Stark, the next addition to their Game of Thrones line:
Ittyblox has created over a dozen buildings that can be be 3d-printed to create your own miniature skylines based on New York (above), Chicago, and Miami:
The upcoming Play Arts Kai Cloud Strife figure, based on his appearance in Final Fantasy VII Advent Children, comes with a lot of swords. Perfect for playing out the ending of the movie. Incredibly, the backpack actually holds all of them:
There's now a full line of figures based on Monument Valley:
Available soon to members of the Transformers Collectors Club is this new set featuring crossover G.I. Joe and Transformers characters Marissa Faireborn and Afterburner. Marissa is a member of the Earth Defense Command in the Transformers universe, but she's also intended to be the daughter of a major G.I. Joe hero:
Players of Infinity Blade III can now order a customized 3D-printed figurine based on their player character:
This first image is just a mockup of how the 3D-printed model would look painted. But the unpainted model looks pretty great:
I wish they did this for God of Blades characters—you can download the files to print out your own Evolve hunters and monsters.
Today was a good day if you like video game merchandise. Newly-revealed products include a Diablo action figure, Destiny and Dragon Age tees, and a Halo motorcycle helmet:
The too-long, too-squat, too-dull Arkham Knight Batmobile is probably my least favorite Batmobile design ever, and the action feature makes it look like a dead frog:
After teasing with unpainted photos of the pilot and matching Titan, threezero revealed photographs of the fully painted 6" Titanfall pilot:
Depressed Toad and Sonic from a series of illustrations available as prints by Christopher Hemsworth:
Bioshock Infinite Vigor pins in a beautiful box. See more photos below: