It’s another New Toy Day at comic shops, which means it’s time for another delivery from Diamond Select Toys!
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Dark Horse packed a ton of cool new collectibles into their misleadingly small booth at this year’s Toy Fair. New series of some old favorites were on hand but there’s also a few awesome surprises in store for 2013.
Kotobukiya had a great booth at New York Comic Con, with some excellent new reveals for the show, including a new recruit to the Marvel Bishoujo collection and a stunning Joker statue.
The awesome new Mass Effect Bishoujo statue brings us two versions of our lead in female form.
The new Robocop suit design hits the web, and the internet has finally come together to collectively frown upon it.
Distributed by DC Direct and originally slated for a Summer 2010 release, the first series of Mass Effect action figures suffered one delay after another with a small assortment sneaking onto shelves in April 2011 before disappearing completely. Frustrated with DC’s handling of the line, Bioware pulled the plug on their partnership and later announced they would be working with Big Fish Toys to revive the initial run of four figures as well as a second series. This week, all eight 6.8” action figures from Bioware & Big Fish Toys are beginning to ship to customers who had pre-ordered and, in keeping with the Mass Effect 3 namesake, are a colossal disappointment.
Mass Effect 3 hit shelves earlier this month to record hype– the fervor emanating from Bioware’s rabid fanbase was almost insurmountable. I personally was dizzy with excitement on March 5th just waiting for the hours to run down to 12am so I could speed home and begin a marathon playthrough of the game that would no doubt be regarded as one of the greatest works of science fiction ever produced. This is, after all, the culmination of hundreds of hours of intense gaming over the course of five years– an epic finale for the cast of characters gamers have come to love so much.
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