The second installment of Valiant’s X-O Manowar relaunch hits shelves on Wednesday, June 6th and, while I typically try to avoid giving accolades to a series so early in its run, it’s already become one of the most fun and entertaining titles I’ve read in years. Only two issues in, writer Robert Venditti has crafted an exciting, perfectly-paced narrative brought to life by Cary Nord’s superb visual flair. The new X-O Manowar has already displayed a charm and relevance that rivals, if not exceeds, the original and I couldn’t recommend it more strongly.
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With the months-long game drought and disappointing launch of Resistance: Burning Skies last week, the PS Vita hasn’t been faring too well. Luckily, things seem to be picking up for the new handheld with the smattering of recent announcements; a new Sly Cooper game, an exclusive Assassin’s Creed title and the impending US release of Gravity Rush come immediately to mind. And just this morning, Reverb Games announced that the exceptionally beautiful shmup Sine Mora, previously an XBLA exclusive, will be making its way to the Vita “soon.” Keep reading for all the details.
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Square Enix has just announced that they will be breathing new life into the Mini Ninjas franchise with a new title, Mini Ninjas Adventures, which will be available exclusively for Kinect on June 29th and sold through XBLA for 800 Microsoft points. Developed specifically for Kinect by Side-Kick Ltd, Mini Ninjas Adventures lets you step into the tabi boots of Hiro as you swipe, kick and battle your way through 21 levels on a mission to rescue his master and fellow ninjas from the clutches of the evil Samurai Warlord.
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Marvel revealed the first picture from Iron Man 3 today… get a pretty awesome geek bait look at Tony Stark’s Hall of Armor!
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Mattel has released several styles of toys to support The Dark Knight Rises, with a 4″ line of kid-oriented toys, a new cartoon-style Batman line and a continuation of the Movie Masters series, with more movie-style sculpts courtesy of the Four Horsemen. Now that the toys have been released, the real question is are they worth picking up?
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In the last two weeks, Warner Bros has released over a dozen new posters and promo banners for The Dark Knight Rises, and they really run the gamut from bad to awesome. Just for fun, we’re ranking the posters in order from the worst to the best… check it out and let us know if you agree!
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It’s time for another round of Mattel answers, and this week Mattel gives details on what we can expect from Club Infinite Earths in 2013, along with some details on the “lost” MOTU accessories, the end of Ghostbusters and more– read on for all the answers!
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Man, 2012 turned out to be a pretty lousy year to be a Joe fan. With Renegades and the 30th Anniversary cut down in their prime to make way for Retaliation– only to have the new movie bring with it some half-boiled new toys (with a few exceptions), and now a 9-month delay on the movie announced last week. I don’t think anybody bought Paramount’s announcement that the movie pushback was just for 3D’s sake, and now there’s lots more buzz floating around what happened.
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NECA unveiled an all-new Robocop variant coming soon to Toys R Us, and it’s an awesome blast from the past!
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Once again, Mattel is offering pre-orders for their 2012 Comic Con exclusive toys on MattyCollector.com. Attendees of SDCC can place their orders now on the site and pick up their items in person at the show. Over the holiday weekend, the toy company also revealed their Dark Knight Rises exclusive in an… interesting video featuring Marketing Manager Scott “Toy Guru” Neitlich and one heck of a cameo on his desk in the background.
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