When Hasbro brought Marvel Legends back to life earlier this year, no one knew just how huge a hit the relaunch would be. With the first two waves reaching sell-out in record time, the Marvel team had to think fast to keep up supply to meet the demand… Enter Marvel Legends Wave Three, a series consisting almost entirely of cleverly repurposed parts with minimal new tooling, which still manages to cover some new corners of the 6″ Marvel Universe.
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The Dead or Alive franchise has always been something of a black sheep amongst established fighting games. Treading the fine line between over-the-top fun and pervasive fan service, its combat mechanics too were an odd mix of hardcore strategy and rudimentary button-mashing. Team Ninja’s latest entry, DOA5, doesn’t shake the series’ foundation much, but provides some incremental improvements and tweaks that are sure to please long-time fans.
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First we got a poster, and now a trailer, as Disney kicks things into gear for their Lone Ranger reboot.
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New character descriptions have surfaced for the cast of Joss Whedon’s SHIELD series, coming to ABC.
Rocky gets a second wave of awesome action figures, courtesy of NECA. This rounds delivers a new Rocky and his Soviet opponent Ivan Drago, both from Rocky IV, and the new toys really do justice to the much-loved (and frankly, pretty absurd) fourth movie.
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After missing the last round due to Labor Day, we’re back with an all-new round of Ask Mattel answers! This time out, Matty gives a few details on the DC/ Batman Unlimited lines, and talks about their global strategy when it comes to WWE’s biggest international names… read on for all the details!
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The awesome new Mass Effect Bishoujo statue brings us two versions of our lead in female form.
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One of Adult Swim’s finest returns this Sunday at 12:15 am, and if you haven’t seen Superjail! you should totally check it out.
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The latest waves of Marvel Universe continue the long tradition of figure variants, specifically two weird and welcome new versions of Spider-Man.
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Rian Johnson’s time jumping hit-gone-wrong tale is a welcome addition to the pantheon of smart, engaging and classic sci-fi.
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