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Far Cry 3 is the Year’s Most Beautiful Disappointment

Far Cry 3 was released as the last big-budget title of this year’s holiday season.  With the promise of open-world gaming, a gripping narrative, and a return to the tropical locales of the original, I had high hopes for it.  How unfortunate that Far Cry 3 concludes 2012, not with a bang, but with the resounding drone of second-rate dubstep and frat-boy babble.

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Ten Best Toy Lines of 2012

Overall, 2012 was a year filled with surprises for tried and true toy collectors, with some stunning toy lines both new and old coming to the forefront.

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Captain Action Is Back And Better Than Ever

The new Captain Action series is an incredible update to the classic toy line, blending the retro feel of the original with strong, modern day toy design.  Captain Action is back, and better than ever!

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Comics Korner: Best of 2012 (Adam’s Picks)

Another year, another bunch of awesome comics. It wasn’t easy to pick only five books to call the “Best of 2012″, but these are titles that any fan of awesome art and storytelling absolutely needs to check out.

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Comics Korner: Best of 2012 (Jason’s Picks)

There was no shortage of awesome books on shelves this year — Valiant made an epic comeback, Dark Horse has been on fire with killer new series, DC’s New 52 is in full swing, and even Marvel pulled out some surprises.  That said, it was tough narrowing down just a handful of books that were head and shoulders above the rest, but here we go…

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G.I. Joe Club Subscription Kicks Off With Two Ninjas

The GI Joe Club has officially launched their Subscription Service!  The figures in this set will be shipping two per month for the next six months, and the first two new recruits are a pair of ninjas– Jinx and Cobra ninja Dice.

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Time to Shred, TMNT Style!

The Shredder is trying to make some turtle soup and thanks to his new Lego cycle he just might succeed. Continue reading “Time to Shred, TMNT Style!” »

Finally, Gotham Villains Unite!

Once it was clear that Mattel had no plans of making a unified DC Cassics line, it was much easier to pick and choose what figures to buy. The release of the Batman Unlimited line has given me one of the final pieces to my collection, the Penguin. Continue reading “Finally, Gotham Villains Unite!” »

Glen Mazzara Steps Down As Walking Dead Showrunner

It looks like The Walking Dead will be getting a new showrunner for Christmas this year.

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Don’t Panic: Marvel Legends Wave 3 Variants Are Still Coming

Despite expected online doom and gloom, Hasbro confirmed the four variants that have yet to surface from Marvel Legends Wave 3 are still on the way.

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