While Skylanders Imaginators is all about creating your own custom characters, they’d be nothing with Sensei characters to show them the way and give Activision new figures to sell. We’ll be seeing a lot of new faces during E3 this week, including Ember, the fire-based Sensei of the Sentinel class.
Remember when you had to pull back a Nerf gun's plunger and load a new dart for every single shot? That was a loooong time ago. The new Nerf Rhino-Fire rains down 50 rounds of fully-automatic flying foam from its dual drum magazines and twin oscillating barrels.
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:
September 10 is video gamer night at Giants stadium, and as part of the celebration, attendees will receive a McFarlane Toys Assassin's Creed Arno figure customized with San Francisco Giants colors and equipment:
An enterprising Etsy seller stepped in to provide the toy people want most after watching Guardians of the Galaxy:
The next toys coming to McDonald's Happy Meals are generic NFL player figurines to promote Madden 15. Yes, there's an alternative for non-sports fans:
Solid Snake Nendoroids.
NECA just announced its new toy line based on the 1993 video game Robocop vs. The Terminator:
Mondo has slowly branched out from high-quality limited edition movie posters to vinyl movie soundtracks, t-shirts, and video game posters. And now, toys:
DC unveiled over a dozen new action figures and statues, including four figures based on Batman: Arkham Knight:Art of War Wonder Woman (Cliff Chiang, Tony Daniel) Black and White Batman (Dave Johnson, Francis Manapul)
Compared to the $400 Titanfall Titan, Threezero's new $190 Dead Space 3 Isaac Clarke figure is a downright bargain. Check out it's light-up features, super-articulation, multiple weapons, and swappable head below:
I wish they did this for God of Blades characters—you can download the files to print out your own Evolve hunters and monsters.
Threezero's Titanfall toy is very impressive, but it also went on sale for a staggering $430. Images of the new Play-Arts Kai Titanfall toy have been released and it looks to be a terrific, more reasonably-priced alternative: