C2E2 2015

C2E2 2015: Bluefin

Toys from the east and west
Apr 28
Bluefin distributes collectibles from a bunch of companies, so their booth is usually pretty packed at conventions. Fortunately I got there just before closing so I was able to avoid the hectic experience of photographing the... read
I'm Blues, I'm Blues, ba bi di ba bi da!
Remember when First 4 Figures previewed some images of a Proto Man statue over a year ago? Yeah, I had forgotten about it, too, until we received word that two versions of the statue were going up for pre-order. F4F's 13-inch... read feature

First 4 Viewtiful Joe

First 4 Figures creates a Viewtiful-looking Joe

Pre-orders a go-go, baby!
Mar 04
First 4 Figures is adding another Capcom character to its All-Stars lineup, but it's not anything Mega Man-related. Instead, we're getting the one and only Viewtiful Joe, hero from the franchise of the same name! First 4's Jo... read
Mega Man

Gigantic Mega Man available for pre-order

Rockman will tower over your collection
Jan 26
If you've ever wanted a 13" Mega Man statue to grace your shelves, you are in for a treat. X-PLUS has added the Blue Bomber to their Gigantic Series, which also includes versions of Super Sonico, Vegeta, and other classic cha... read
Mega Man X

TruForce streamlines new Mega Man X figure

Help fund the Blue Bomber
Jan 24
Although it's true that Capcom hasn't given us a Mega Man game in years, at least we can count on toy companies to help keep our love for the franchise alive. The latest version comes from TruForce Collectibles, who are givin... read
F4F Mega Man

First 4 Figures announces Mega Man, we hope it's a proto man

Lights could make everything better
Sep 16
First 4 Figures has had a pretty good track record with their pieces. Digging into the golden days of gaming, they've brought out some great statues from Metroid, Zelda, and Sonic franchises. They've now stepped into the year... read

SDCC 2014: Capcom

A surprising amount of Mega Man
Jul 30
Let's keep riding that San Diego Comic Con wave! The event may be over, but we still got stuff to show you. Next up, I've got the scant showings at the Capcom booth. While there wasn't anything particularly mind-blowing, ther... read
SDCC Pop Culture Shock

SDCC 2014: Pop Culture Shock

Legend of the bravest street fighters of anarchy
Jul 27
If you like large, well-painted figures, Pop Culture Shock may have what you need. If they don't have what you need, give them a year and see what random licenses they pick up. This year they carved out their own piece of the floor at SDCC, and marked it with some Akuma busts and a big red demon. read
SDCC 2014 Capcom

SDCC 2014: Capcom's panel

Mega Man merch for mega fun
Jul 25
Capcom's panel at SDCC was mostly game-oriented, which should be of no surprise to anyone. If you were looking for the sweet loot, though, there was a merchandising segment which detailed some of the goods available at the show. You can expect the usual franchises represented, but there was an interesting announcement toward the end. Click on to see the panel notes! read
So much for a done deal?
Capo Toys has finally provided some release details for its Street Fighter line and... (wait for it...) it's going through Kickstarter. Ryu, the first figure in the line, now has an active Kickstarter campaign which, at the t... read feature

Street Fighter plushes

Gaming Heads tackles Street Fighter in latest plush line

Available now!
Jun 26
Gaming Heads expands on its plush line with their entry into the world of Capcom's Street Fighter. Available now for US$ 19.99 each are Series 1 of this new line starring Ryu (sporting some fantastic eyebrows), Ken&... read

Capcom's Morrigan now ready to tempt you into pre-orders

Can you face the face?
Jun 19
You may recall I was not a huge fan of Capcom's new rendition of Morrigan once the painted previews showed up. Not everyone is me however, and if you were of the opposite mind you've got the chance to put your money where you... read
Should probably have stayed in the dark(stalkers)
We had such high hopes for Capcom's new take on Morrigan when she was first announced, and even when shown off as a grey prototype there were reasons to get excited. But now the company has posted up shots of a near-final, pa... read feature

Looking good in grey
We were very excited when Capcom announced they'd be turning out a new figure of Darkstalkers icon Morrigan a few weeks back. At the time we only got a (rather lovely) piece of artwork to illustrate what she was going to... read feature

Capcom Morrigan

Capcom announces a figure of Morrigan from Darkstalkers

Soul Fist nowhere in sight thankfully
May 08
While it's never been a perennial favourite on the level of Street Fighter or Tekken, Capcom's monster themed 2D fighter Darkstalkers has maintained a loyal cult following over the years. In particular leading lady ... read
Cyber-Elves and elemental chips sold separately?
Remember Capcom's little April Fool's stunt last year where one of the four characters shown was going to be made into a D-Arts figure? You know, the teaser which involved the Mega Man Zero-series Zero, classic-series Roll, a... read feature

Mega Man

First 4 Figures' Proto Man is a cure for the Blues

Wait, how does that work...?
Jan 16
First 4 Figures has unveiled some concept art for an upcoming Proto Man statue. Fans will recall that Proto Man is Mega Man's older brother Rex who mysteriously vanished after a car crash who was placed in storage after a pot... read
Monster Hunter plush

New Monster Hunter 4 plushes include dress-able Felynes

Mix and match your companion's wardrobe, then send them to battle adorable monster plushes
Aug 20
Capcom's Monster Hunter is getting a new line of plushes in celebration of the fourth installment of the video game series. On the surface, it may seem like traditional fare: cute Felyne plushes mixed with chibi-fied versions... read
SDCC Capcom

SDCC 2013: Capcom

What's better than video games? Game toys! Well, sometimes.
Jul 21
Capcom had a small booth at SDCC this year. However the few items shown did not disappoint as they were made to celebrate 25 years of Mega Man and Street Fighter respectively. First up, it's hard not to notice the cool blue f... read
3A x Capcom LP Mercenary

3A teams up with Capcom for 1/6 Lost Planet 2 figure

The Mercenary gets a release from 3A this Winter
Jun 26
ThreeA is continuing their push into the video game market. First there was Metal Gear, then HALO, following that Portal 2, and now it's time for Lost Planet 2. Back in April, the company held an event showing off the prototy... read
Perfect for wiping away tears as Capcom continues to cancel Mega Man games
Capcom may not be making Mega Man games anymore, but they still know how to cash in on the image. And cash in they do. They're latest attempt to make money off the franchise that helped make them but continue to forsake is a ... read feature

Mega Man's adversary has even got his cape to look fancy
Popping up on the Tamashii Nations/Bluefin Facebook page today was a gallery of the upcoming Figuarts Zero Sigma from the Mega Man X series of games. He's a Tamashii shop exclusive in Asia, but lucky for us in North America, ... read feature

Deadline to buy Mega Man 25th Anniversary statue extended

You now have through April 26 to guarantee your figure
Apr 19
Fans of the Blue Bomber have a little more time if they are still on the fence about pre-ordering Capcom's Mega Man 25th Anniversary Statue. The planned deadline of April 21 has been extended to April 26, giving collectors mo... read

Reserve Gyakuten Saiban 5 for limited Phoenix Wright PVC

Hold it! With a release date for Gyakuten Saiban 5, you now can order one of three limited bundles.
Apr 18
Get ready to get back into that court room! Capcom has set the release for Gyakuten Saiban 5 (Ace Attorney 5) for July 25. When you reserve, starting today, you can order yourself one of three different limited edition packa... read
Canon doubles as a pillow; helmet doubles as geek bait.
Do you remember last week when when the D-Arts Ultimate Armor Mega Man X figure was announced and we saw this guy wearing a weird Mega Man plush helmet? Well we no longer have to wonder as Capcom has given us the answer. The ... read feature

ThreeA's Atlas and P-Body appear after a year in hiding

Lost Planet figures are there too, guess that's cool.
Apr 06
It's been quite some time since we last heard from ThreeA regarding their work on Portal 2's popular bots, Atlas and P-Body. What we saw nearly a year ago was a couple of prototypes, with very little to go on except for their... read

D-Arts Ultimate Armor X pre-empts Roll, Iris, & MMZ Zero

Oh, you guys...
Apr 05
Capcom has allegedly announced the results of their April Fools' celebration and subsequently another X variant will be joining the D-Arts line. The Ultimate Armor, first introduced in Mega Man X4, is a hidden armor upgrade t... read

Ready to rumble with more Street Fighter IV Play Arts Kai

Ken and Sakura are the newest additions
Apr 04
[Update: More pre-order links added!] Square-Enix have already portrayed a good deal of the cast of Super Street Fighter IV in Play Arts Kai form and they're showing now signs of slowing down yet as the latest pair of re... read

Not X-2, but a reissue of D-Arts Mega Man X

A second time around...
Dec 17
Bluefin Tamashii Nations USA has announced that the D-Arts Mega Man X will be getting an Americas-exclusive reissue. While Bandai may have released their D-Arts Mega Man X (or Rockman X) just a little over a year ago, apparen... read

Game over for Kotobukiya's Mega Man PLAMO line

Kotobukiya back at the level select screen
Nov 08
Kotobukiya recently announced that it has no new Mega Man (Rockman) plastic model kits on the horizon, instead citing plans to move forward with an unspecified, to-be-announced character line. Mega Man seems to have had a ver... read

Sengoku Basara Sansun Bushou Collection Part 1 pre-order

Are you ready guys? Get your pre-orders on!
Sep 25
Uh oh, Sengoku Basara fans? Get your wallets ready! Capcom is releasing the Sengoku Basara Sansun Bushou Collection Part 1, which is an adorable chibi set of figures that can somewhat be compared to Kotobukiya's previous One ... read

Bring the fight home with Marvel vs Capcom 3 statues

Where the hell is Sentinel?
Sep 06
Hollywood Collectibles Group wants to help your video game fights spill over into your home with their new 1/4 scale Marvel vs Capcom 3 Doctor Doom and Akuma statues. They're now available for pre-order individually (at some ... read

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