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.
Was this version of Robocop in the new movie? Why wasn't he featured in the ad campaign? It reminds me of cylons and the conquered heroes in Grant Morrison's Final Crisis. Check out the full gallery of Threezero's super-articulated, light-up Robocop EM-208 figure below:
NECA released photographs of its upcoming 18", articulated Master Chief action figure. Get a look of the weapon choices and packaging below::
Upcoming Square Enix Play Arts Kai action figures include Skull Face, Burning Man, and Sneaking Suit Snake:
Absolutely gorgeous Transformers: Age of Extinction statue by Prime 1 Studio:
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.
I sure hope this means we can also look forward to Nebula being a playable character (and getting a figurine)—Yondu is coming to Disney Infinity. You can get a rough idea of how his figure will look below:
It's called the New York Comic Con "Exclusive" Play Arts Kai Deathstroke action figure, but you can actually preorder it and have it shipped to your home:
Threezero posted photos and detailed information regarding the Eddard Stark, the next addition to their Game of Thrones line:
The Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Collector's Edition includes a translucent Gore Magala figure:
Plush Sega Megadrive with controller hands.
There's a new collection of fifteen Team Fortress 2 vinyl figures:
The new Ultimate Collector's Series Slave 1 has been revealed and will cost $200: