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5:00 AM on 08.06.2014

Hot Toys' Rocket Raccoon and Groot collectible set adds what may be a spoilers-y bonus

I'll be honest: I almost always wait to see Marvel movies until after they leave theaters these days. The whole movie theater experience, with its ever-increasing ticket prices, over-priced snacks, often sticky floors (or w...

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Mistwalker Celebrates Terra Battle's 500K Downloads Milestone

Having now surpassed 500,000 downloads, Terra Battle fans will soon enjoy new characters from the original character and dragon model designer of Panzer Dragoon, Manabu Kusunoki. For more information on upcoming milestones and recently unlocked milestones, please visit Terra Battle's Download Starter.






Steal a look at Gaming Heads' new Skyrim Nightingale statue photo
Steal a look at Gaming Heads' new Skyrim Nightingale statue
by Jeremy Emerje Crocker

I can still easily remember the night of November 10, 2011. Waiting in line for my copy of the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on that frigid night really set the mood for a game set in the snow covered north. That's not to say I wasn't looking forward to getting to my warm home after midnight finally rolled around. And while I haven't touched the game in probably a year (and not out of lack interest) I'm still always very excited to see new things being made for the game. 

In this case it's Gaming Heads' third entry in the Skyrim armor collection after the Breton and the Dragonborn with the Nightingale. The Nightingales are a secret group of elite thieves within the already secretive thieves gild. They wear a unique black armor and wield a custom bow and sword. Their skills are so refined that even fellow thieves don't believe they exist. The quest revolving around them is one of the better story lines of the game I think. 

The figure definitely lives up the shadowy nature of the Nightingales. The armor is pitch black with only a few subtle shade differences. Much of its varied coloring comes from even darker shadows withing the plentiful sculpted details. He's posed holding the Nightingale bow with the Nightingale blade at his hip. The figure stands atop a base made to look like a river bank. There's even a mace just below the water's surface. While it looks great I think I would have rather have had the base be made to look the waterways below Riften instead.

The statue stands at 1/6 scale with a total height of 16 inches. The standard edition runs for US$299.99 and is limited to 1000 pieces. The exclusive edition is US$329.99 and features softly pulsing LED light in the base to make it look like the water is moving. That figure is limited to only 500 pieces and only available a the Gaming Heads store. Pre-orders are open now and the statues will be out in early 2015. 

Now I kinda want to see a Dark Brotherhood statue. 

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12:00 AM on 07.22.2014

Evilos' custom Doctor Who Vashta Nerada figure will keep you out of the shadows

I can't tell you how excited I was to see Evilos' terrifying new custom! Based on lore introduced by the Doctor Who episode Silence in the Library comes this figure of a NASA astronaut infested by the Vashta Nerada. The Vasht...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker



Tomopop Review: AlphaMax's Sena Kashiwazaki Cow Design Swimsuit Ver. photo
Tomopop Review: AlphaMax's Sena Kashiwazaki Cow Design Swimsuit Ver.
by Scarecroodle

Mooooo-ve aside, cat girls! There's a new (and oddly appropriate) animal-themed outfit in town. AlphaMax's Sena Kashiwazaki Cow Design Swimsuit Ver. may seem an udderly wacky outfit at first glance, but the costume is well-suited to the fetishism of mammary glands.

So how many cow-related puns can I milk out of one review? Find out after the jump!

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1:30 AM on 06.03.2014

No shocker, Hot Toys' Amazing Spidey 2 Electro unveiled

Hot Toys has revealed the rest of its previously teased 1/6 scale The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Electro, currently available for pre-order. The goofy facial expression is rather unfortunate, especially considering that Hot Toys on...

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1:30 PM on 05.23.2014

Amazing Spidey 2 Electro to soon make his shocking debut in the Hot Toys line

Hot Toys has released a teaser image for its upcoming 1/6-scale Electro, based on the character's appearance in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (full teaser in gallery). Electro will be the third Amazing Spidey 2 figure produced, following Spider-Man himself and Rhino. Stay tuned for further developments.

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5:00 AM on 05.21.2014

Start your scheming! Pre-orders for ThreeZero's Tyrion Lannister coming soon

Pre-orders will soon open for ThreeZero's 1/6-scale Tyrion Lannister figure. The figure, which sports a reasonable likeness of actor Peter Dinklage, will be available through ThreeZero's website starting May 26. The immensely...

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8:00 PM on 05.13.2014

Make 1/6 Dennis Rodman an ambassador to your collection

Say what you will about Dennis Rodman. He's weird to say the least. Even in his current notoriety for being the failed hope for change in North Korea, he'll still be mostly remembered as that guy with the crazy hair from the ...

Andres Cerrato



Hot Toys gets 200k Facebook fans and you get a chance at winning figures photo
Hot Toys gets 200k Facebook fans and you get a chance at winning figures
by Jeremy Emerje Crocker

Hot Toys is on fire right now and they can't contain their excitement over hitting 200,000 fans on Facebook! Now they're ready to let it spread by announcing a contest that gives you a chance at some big prizes. Entering is simple: Just grab your first Hot Toys figure and take a picture of it, make a post right here on Facebook with the image and write a short blurb about your feelings on the figure, then sit back and cross your fingers. Be creative because you'll be going up against some stiff competition; even before the contest has been up for a day it has already seen some potential winning entries.

But your hard work could be rewarded with one of these big prizes:

  1. Batman (1989) – 1/6th scale Batmobile Collectible Vehicle
  2. Iron Man 3 – 1/6th scale Tony Stark (The Mechanic) Collectible Figure
  3. Man of Steel – 1/6th scale Superman Collectible Figure

Not bad at all. You don't have a lot of time, just until May 7. After that they'll have a shortlist of favorites picked on May 9, but remember, it's not just the photo, writing counts in this case! Good luck!

While you're at it you can try your luck with Hot Toys' the Amazing Spider-Man 2 Instagram contest which doesn't require you to own any Hot Toys figures to enter. Just take a picture of a local Spider-Man 2 move promotion and upload it to Instagram with the hashtag #SpotSpidey to win one of 10 prize packages. Contest ends May 6 and you can enter as many times as you want so it doesn't hurt to give it a shot.

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11:00 AM on 04.25.2014

Hot Toys' Amazing Spider-Man 2 Rhino crashes the party

[UPDATE: Additional images!] Hot Toys has sent over some images of its upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Rhino which, as Spidey fans are aware, is a giant mechanical suit in the film (kind of like the Ultimate Rhino except fo...

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10:00 PM on 04.19.2014

Take a very good look at the Aniplex+ black dress shirt Saber

Think you've already seen enough of this sultry Saber from Fate/Zero? It never hurts to take another look (or several). Thanks to Akiba Hobby getting their hands on a sample we're getting our best look yet at the An...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker





Medicom updates with first RAH Ultimate Madoka gallery photo
Medicom updates with first RAH Ultimate Madoka gallery
by Jeremy Emerje Crocker

First seen live only last week we're now getting some official images straight from Medicom of Ultimate Madoka from Puella Magi Madoka Magica. She's looking mighty impressive under the right lighting. Her flowing dress is quite magnificent with the inside completely blacked out in peppered with stars. Not only are we given a closeup look at her happy, smiley face, but also of her previously unseen  angry face. Plus we're given a look at the articulation hidden in both her wings and her hair. 

Medicom has also revealed the release details for the first time. As expected she won't be cheap, priced at ¥33,000. But that's OK, you've got nearly a year to save up as she won't be released until a very distant February 2015. Can't rush greatness.

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