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12:00 PM on 09.05.2014

WeLoveFine launches pre-orders for TF2 Portable Mercs

As if I didn't need any more temptation to get more Team Fortress 2 merchandise sitting on my shelves, WeLoveFine has just begun taking pre-orders for their Pocket Mercs blind-boxed figure series. The 3-inch-ta...

Brian Szabelski

8:00 AM on 08.25.2014

WeLoveFine opens pre-orders for Spycrab plush

The majestic Spycrab: the most notable of the fauna from the world of Team Fortress 2. Now, We Love Fine has taken what started as an in-game-glitch-turned-meme and transformed it into a plush. The Spycrab plush features a de...

Brian Szabelski

WeLoveFine's Dota 2 Shagbark plush unlocks a digital version photo
WeLoveFine's Dota 2 Shagbark plush unlocks a digital version
by Natalie Kipper

WeLoveFine is quickly becoming a company to watch for in the world of plush toys. They are now branching beyond their recently-released Talking Puppycat and several Catbug plushes into the realm of Valve's Dota 2 with the all-new Shagbark plush. Made in collaboration with Matthew Bailey (also known as Cyborgmatt), the original creator of the Shagbark character, this adorable critter is currently available on WeLoveFine's online store for the price of US$45. 

Shagbark is 11 inches-tall and 7 inches-long. He features two removable plush owls that rest on his antlers (they re-attact by magnets), a poseable tongue, removable sunglasses, and a faux leather belt with a plush pouch and blanket roll. The plush will ship with a coupon code that nabs you your own "Genuine Shagbark the Plush" in Dota 2. Between the unlock code and the lovely toy itself, I would say this is a package that many gamers will find hard to pass up.

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6:00 PM on 01.29.2014

NECA shows prototype figures for Team Fortress 2 Series 3

Back in May, fans got an early look at Series 3 of NECA’s Team Fortress 2 figure line. As part of an exclusive tour for, unpainted figures of the Engineer and the Spy were seen. Now on their Facebook page, ...

Vanessa Cubillo

6:00 AM on 01.20.2014

Good Smile announces first delays of 2014

Good Smile Company has just announced their releases and their delays for January and it's a pretty regular month. Which is to say, there's a fair few delays, some of them disappointingly high profile. Probably the most notab...

Martin Siggers

12:00 PM on 01.16.2014

Gaming Heads rolls out their TF2 Engineer statue

Gaming Heads' fifth Team Fortress 2 statue has shown up, and ... it's not the Pyro. Dang it. But instead, we get the Engineer, complete with his trusty wrench. You'll actually get both the regular and golden wrenches wit...

Brian Szabelski

8:30 PM on 01.05.2014

3A Toys' next Team Fortress 2 robot is the Pyro

Last year, 3A acquired the license to produce figures from a variety of Valve franchises, most notably Team Fortress 2. The Heavy was the first to see the light, with Pyro joining him at SDCC last July. Half a year later, we ...

Andres Cerrato

9:30 PM on 08.07.2013

Gaming Heads adds Sunburst Turret to its Portal 2 line

Gaming Heads are offering up a variant on their Portal 2 Turret piece, the Sunburst Turret. It still has the same LED illumination and motion sensing capabilities, the same voice clips as the first polystone Turret. You ...

Brian Szabelski

SDCC 2013: ThreeA - Valve, Halo and other licenses photo
SDCC 2013: ThreeA - Valve, Halo and other licenses
by Brian Szabelski

Parked inside IDW's booth for another year is ThreeA Toys, and instead of bringing a ton of figures like they did last year, the ThreeA crew have opted for the "less is more" approach. In particular, they've brought a ton of new prototypes to the show. That includes some figures that are making their big debut here in San Diego, and at least one of them is a very notable face ... or helmet.

Hit the jump for some of the details on the new licensed figure prototypes that were on display!

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7:00 PM on 05.26.2013

ThreeA Toys is making TF2: Mann vs. Machine figures

ThreeA Toys has used their Team Fortress 2 license so far to make a plastic sandwich. But times, they are a'changing, because a blurry teaser popped up on the ThreeA Production Blog Friday, and now the scaled figures are comi...

Brian Szabelski

NECA's Team Fortress 2 Series 3 figures revealed photo
NECA's Team Fortress 2 Series 3 figures revealed
by Brian Szabelski

The folks at got a cool tour of NECA's workshop in New Jersey, and while there, they got a few peeks at upcoming releases. Specifically in this post, we're going to highlight the two Team Fortress 2 figures they saw in the works for series 3: the Engineer and Spy. Best "friends"* forever coming out in the same set? How cute.

The photos show that the Engineer is complete but still being worked on, and he'll come with his pistol, wrench and toolbox, while the Spy is still in the sculpting stages. They have about 8 weeks left to work on the duo if they're going to be at San Diego Comic Con, and I'm suspecting they will be. Still, can't wait to pre-order them and add them to my team, though I don't know if I want to go with RED or BLU now ... decisions, decisions.

[*Editor's note: If you've never played TF2, the Spy is a hard counter to the Engineer and his buildings. And really fun to play when you know what you're doing.]

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Psychobob is building a Sentry photo
Psychobob is building a Sentry
by Brian Szabelski

Psychobob is back with a new 3-D printed piece, and sticking with the Valve theme, he's made the Sentry Gun from Team Fortress 2. Be still, my beating little heart. Furthermore, Psychobob has made all three levels of the Sentry Gun ... or rather, parts that you can pick up to assemble the Sentry Gun at each level. Yes, he's selling them on his Shapeways shop.

All the pieces come unpainted, so you'll need to do the detailing that makes them look so pretty. Even though I don't normally indulge in kits of this nature, my TF2 love is compelling me to look into getting all three part sets.

For more photos, check out Psychobob's blog. We've also put a video of the Sentry Gun kits after the jump to check out. Do any of you out there feel like I do about this?

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