Figures Archive

  • Toy Review: Fallout Nanoforce Series 1 Army Builder Figures Boxed Sets 1 and 2

    The first little baggie of Toynk’s Fallout Nanoforce figures came out over the holidays, and of course I just had to include it in our gift guides as a stocking stuffer must-have. Now that we’re a month into the New Year, Toynk has started a […]

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  • Gear Review: Pixel Pals USB Adapter

    So you’ve amassed a collection of Pixel Pals and proceeded to blow through a bunch of AAA batteries to light the little guys up. I’m right there with you–I recently bought a 16-pack of rechargeable AAAs for the sole purpose of keeping Pixel Pals aglow. […]

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  • Collectible Review: Mass Effect: Andromeda Nomad ND1 Diecast Model

    EA and BioWare took an alternative approach to their collector’s edition offerings for the launch of Mass Effect: Andromeda earlier in the year. Rather than bundling the game with an array of fancy collectibles, they separated the collectible components and the game into individual entities. […]

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  • Sneak Peek at the Next Pixel Pals: The Joker and Harley Quinn!

    PDP is taking its Pixel Pals lineup beyond gaming to icons of the DC Universe, and I’ve got an early sneak peek at the next two characters. From Batman’s rogues gallery come none other than The Joker and Harley Quinn. I don’t have any spare […]

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  • Collectible Review: Pixel Pals

    Pixel Pals are the coolest collectible figure line to come along since the advent of Funko’s Pop! vinyl toys about seven years ago. Created by Performance Designed Products (PDP), Pixel Pals are small figures depicting iconic video game heroes as 8-bit pixel art mosaics. They’re […]

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  • Book Review: Capturing Archetypes Volume 2

    Compiling Sideshow Collectibles‘ broad spectrum of busts, figures, and statues, Capturing Archetypes Volume 2 is a premium art book that celebrates the too often forgotten art of sculpture, its 192 pages overflowing with glossy, hi-res images of figures hailing from comics, movies, video games, and […]

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  • This Golden Mega Man amiibo is Glorious

    Capcom has announced retail launch dates for Mega Man Legacy Collection on Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, as well as an exclusive collector’s edition for the 3DS. First up, the release date: February 23, 2016. The compilation of the original six Mega Man […]

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  • Review: Disney Infinity 3.0

    As a grown ass adult, I would like to think that I’ve outgrown the need to buy toys. Or rather plastic figures. Most adults would fall into the trap of buying a new car, a boat, or some high end electronic gizmo, but not me. Instead, after […]

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  • Shovel Knight amiibo Figure Revealed

    Yacht Club Games has become the first indie studio to work directly with Nintendo on implementing amiibo compatibility into a game, tonight unveiling a Shovel Knight amiibo figure for 3DS and Wii U. A release date has not yet been announced beyond a vague confirmation […]

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  • 8-bit Mario, Ganondorf, and Zero Suit Samus Among New amiibo Figures Coming Next Month

    Nintendo has revealed the next wave of amiibo figures that’s scheduled to ship on September 11th. Synched with the launch of Super Mario Maker for Wii U, the Super Mario Bros. 30th Anniversary Mario amiibo is modeled after the Mushroom Kingdom superstar plumber’s classic 8-bit […]

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