#Metal Gear Solid

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SDCC 2016: Square Enix

You can count on the Play Arts Kai brand to bring some unique (if not overly busy) interpretations of some of your favorite comic book characters. I found a couple such figures at the Square Enix booth at SDCC. They were part of the Play Ar...

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SDCC 2016: Gecco

I wasn't expecting to see many Japanese manufacturers at SDCC due to WonFes, but Gecco was able to attend the show. They had flown under my radar until last year when they announced the Venom Snake and Quiet statues for Metal Gear Solid V. ...

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NYCC 2014: Good Smile Company Up-close

Good Smile Company is awesome for getting us right up close with their latest display pieces at New York Comic Con! You can practically smell the fresh paint on the figures! This is as close as you can get without being there so take some t...

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NYCC 2014: Good Smile Company

We got the teaser just the other day, now we get to see the whole thing! It's fairly rare for Good Smile Company to tackle properties from the west (though that seems to be changing every event), but with recent efforts to give Teenage Muta...

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Hideo Kojima teases Kid Mantis for Play Arts Kai line

Hideo Kojima is back doing what he does best outside of making games: teasing Play Arts Kai figures on Twitter. This time around, it's the mask-wearing child from Metal Gear Solid V better known as Kid Mantis (mostly because his lone a...

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Think outside the box in this Nendoroid Solid Snake preview

After lurking in the shadows for a while, Nendoroid Solid Snake has finally emerged into the glaring light of a proper preview by Kahotan, and to say he's looking great would be an understatement. It really looks like Good Smile Company hav...

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SDCC 2014: Sideshow Collectibles - Hot Toys

Hot Toys' 1/6-scale figures were featured at Sideshow's booth as usual. This year they had a couple of vehicles, some figures from The Dark Knight and Avengers, and lots of Iron Men. So many Iron Men. You should know the drill by now: hit t...

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SDCC 2014: Square Enix - Other Play Arts Kai

Having touched base on the comics and Final Fantasy/Kingdom Hearts related Play Arts Kai, let's wrap things up from the Square Enix booth with a look at everything else in store: The Atlas from Titanfall was at the booth with its mech ...

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SDCC 2014: Kotobukiya - Anime and Video Games

Here we are with another booth, straight from the floor at San Diego Comic Con. Here, we have several anime and video game items from Kotobukiya. The thing that'll likely grab your attention is the excellent looking Levi and Mikasa from the...

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RevolMini rolls on with MGS' Cyborg Ninja

If you were hoping for more Metal Gear Solid figures, then I have good news. If you were hoping they'd be back to normal Revoltechs, well, too bad. It is extremely good news that Cyborg Ninja is getting a release, however it will be in the ...

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A better look at Revol Mini Solid Snake and Kinnikuman

This month's scans brought news of the new Revoltech line, Revol Mini. The inaugural figures of the line are none other than Solid Snake and Kinnikuman. It's not the announcement that many were expecting, but nevertheless, here they are fre...

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Revoltech goes small with new revolMiNi line

Revoltech hasn't held much attention lately. It's kind of saddening, but the line has failed to capture our imaginations with licenses and the actual product like figma and Figuarts have. That's not to say that Kaiyodo is anywhere close to ...

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WonderCon 2014: Kotobukiya

Kotobukiya didn't bring much (if anything) new to WonderCon, which is understandable as it's not a tentpole convention in the US. However our determined editor Natalie covered their booth all the same despite being sick as a dog. Thanks Nat...

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Play Arts Kai MGS5 Quiet gets some more exposure

I've had my share of words regarding the upcoming release of Play Arts Kai Quiet. With two new shots released courtesy of Hideo Kojima's Twitter, we can once upon gaze on the tranquil nature of Quiet. This time, let's just focus on the figu...

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Wonder Festival 2014 Winter: Nendoroid Solid Snake

It seems Good Smile Company's Nendoroid licensing rampage knows no bounds. After raiding Nintendo's celebrated library, they've now moved on to Konami, as shots coming out of Wonder Festival have revealed there are plans in place for a supe...

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MGS 5 Play Arts Kai Quiet sneaks out for a preview

If you remember a couple of months back, Hideo Kojima let us in on some of the details for Quiet, a new character introduced in the latest installment of the franchise. I had my own quips as to his reasoning for the design, and he had some ...

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Metal Gear Ray is ready for your plamo pleasure

For those with size and wallet restrictions, Kotobukiya's Metal Gear Rex plamo was a blessing for fans earlier this year. Given the reception to its release, it was only a matter of time before the clamoring for Rex would begin. Sure enough...

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PAK Ground Zeroes Snake ready for pre-order action

After appearing at SDCC and NYCC this year, Square Enix's Play Arts Kai Metal Gear Solid  V: Ground Zeroes Snake not only is up for pre-order, but is finally appearing in color with new promo shots. Snake's got his pistol, combat ...

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Metal Gear Ray leads off this month's hobby scans

At the very end of last year, Kotobukiya released their 1/100 scale model of Metal Gear Rex. That immediately prompted questions of when Metal Gear Ray would be put into production plans. With this month's scans, the year 2014 is when Kotob...

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Relieve your phantom pain with Snake and Skull Face

The next console generation is almost here, but the wait for Metal Gear Solid V will be considerably longer. Seeing these two Play Arts Kai reveals just makes me all the more anxious. I haven't gotten around to Metal Gear Rising Revengeance...

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NYCC 2013: Square Enix - Video game franchises

If you happen to like Play Arts Kai figures, then you have quite a treat coming from the floor of New York Comic Con. While there weren't a lot of super big announcements after the swarm of new figures we saw at San Diego Comic Con, we did ...

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Hideo Kojima says I'll be ashamed for response to Quiet

Last week, Hideo Kojima let the world in on his design process behind the character, Quiet, for the upcoming Metal Gear Solid V. I wasn't exactly thrilled with his reasoning behind making the character "more erotic" and Kojima had others sh...

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Hideo Kojima opens mouth, tells secret everyone knows

You know what the figure industry is about. Consistently, the message is sent that sex sells. It doesn't surprise anyone. If you've played just about any game in the Metal Gear Solid series, it doesn't come as any shock that characters are ...

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Revoltech Raiden sneaks in for pre-orders

Metal Gear Revengence has actually gotten people to like Raiden's design, which is something I didn't think was possible. Kaiyodo has already had their hand in making Revoltech Snake, but now the company will use their talents to make Revol...

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Wonder Festival 2013 Summer: Kaiyodo

[Update] New photos have been added, including Revoltechs for Jessie of Toy Story and the collection of Iron Man. As the hosts of the show, I would've thought that Kaiyodo would have had more on display. Not diminishing what they have on di...

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Pre-orders open for Play Arts Kai Raiden, Liquid Snake

Remember last week's appearance of Play Arts Kai Liquid Snake and Raiden? Well, that was a precursor to a pre-order; both Metal Gear Solid figures are listed at online retailers. Both come with a variety of accessories, including Raide...

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ThreeA's Metal Gear RAY is still alive

It's been a good long while since we've seen ThreeA Toys' Metal Gear RAY, but new photos of the prototype have popped up on — where else? — Hideo Kojima's Twitter. The images really don't show off much more than RAY itself, whic...

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! Square Enix reveals Play Arts Kai Raiden & Liquid Snake

[updated with images from the actual source, Hidemi Matsuzuka - Kristina] Back in February, Hideo Kojima revealed the sculpts for two new Play Arts Kai, Raiden and Liquid Snake from Metal Gear Solid 2. It's only been three months since then...


Toy Fair 2013: Square Enix

Fans of Square Enix's Play Arts Kai line probably wish they could have seen Square Enix's booth at Toy Fair 2013. It was an avalanche of Play Arts Kai figures of all shapes and sizes from a ton of different franchises. Here's a little bit o...


Wonder Festival 2013 Winter: Revoltech Naked Snake

I swear, it feels like the Revoltech line disappeared for a good chunk of 2012, but Revoltech Nakes Snake ensuring they won't be forgotten in 2013. He was just revealed at Wonder Festival 2013 Winter by Kaiyodo, and boy, does he ever look a...


New Metal Gear Play Arts Kai figures incoming

If you wanted more Metal Gear Solid Play Arts Kai, you're getting it. Hideo Kojima has tweeted out five new pictures showing off four new Play Arts Kai figures: a new colorway of Metal Gear Solid 4 Raiden; the original Raiden from Meta...


PixelBlock's Snake sneaks away with my love

You might remember a handstitched Samus by PixelBlock from November, and it was pretty darn adorable. Now, PixelBlock is back with a new handmade amigurumi plush of Solid Snake! He stands 5.5 inches tall and comes complete with his trademar...


MegaHobby Expo 2012 Autumn: Kotobukiya

Though I mostly know Kotobukiya as a maker of anime figures, they've been featuring a lot of American properties as of late. It's nice to see Kotobukiya putting the focus back on their anime figures at MegaHobby Expo. Here are some highligh...


Metal Gear's Raiden rises for his Play Arts Kai pre-order

Shown as a prototype at New York Comic Con, Raiden from the upcoming Metal Gear Solid Rising: Revengeance is much further along in the process of being completed. So much so that he's now in color and available for pre-order. The quality of...


foxhunter and toymancustoms' Metal Gear Rex is amazing

[Update: Corrected names and credits] And with that subtitle, I probably got Tomopop on to Homeland Security's surveillance program. You know what, though? Worth it. What you're looking at is a custom model by foxhunter and toymancustoms, m...


NYCC 2012: Square Enix

Square Enix's booth at New York Comic Con was, of course, home to a number of released and future Play Arts Kai figures on display, along with other collectible goodies. Some of them we've seen before, like the Tekken Play Arts Kai figures,...


Metal Gear Solid rubber keychain series up for pre-order

If you remember back to Tokyo Game Show, some cute Metal Gear Solid keychains popped up with no info. Well, wait and we shall receive, I guess, because pre-orders are open for both volumes of the D4 Metal Gear Solid Rubber Strap Collec...


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