Author Archive: Errex

I've been collecting action figures since the original Kenner Star Wars days. Nowadays, I still collect pretty much anything that catches my eye.

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Iron Spider vs Electro

August 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
Iron Spider vs Electro

I was shopping for groceries the other day when a bright flash of color caught my eye behind the counter. It was the Iron Spider vs Electro 2-pack from the Playskool Marvel superheroes line by Hasbro.

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UGV Drone (Call of Duty)

August 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
UGV Drone (Call of Duty)

UGV stands for Unmanned Ground Vehicle and the thing that sets this model apart from the previous drone set, is that this time around the drone seems better suited to urban warfare scenarios.

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The Ghost (Comparative Review)

August 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Ghost (Comparative Review)

Among the many items offered in the weeks prior to the Episode VII premiere, some of the more ubiquitous items had to be the small diecast ships and vehicles.

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Han Solo (Episode 7)

August 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Han Solo (Episode 7)

Today we will take a look at the basic Han Solo action figure made by Hasbro from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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Goss Toowers

August 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Goss Toowers

One thing you can always count on in a Star Wars movie is that you’ll see a lot of aliens doing pretty mundane tasks, adding to the plausibility of the fictional universe, as it were.

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Greedo (Star Wars Mashers)

July 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Greedo (Star Wars Mashers)

Hasbro started production of Star Wars Mashers action figures shortly after the Marvel ones came out and even though the Deadpool Masher figure helped me to overcome my initial revulsion towards this whole concept, I was not too keen on buying any more until they came up with the subject of today’s review, the Greedo Masher action figure.

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Finn (Jakku)

July 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
Finn (Jakku)

Ever wondered what would a First Order Stormtrooper wear underneath all the armor? Well, apparently they go about with black cargo pants and long-sleeve T-shirts, as attested by this Finn (Jakku) action figure.

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AT-AT Microfighter (LEGO)

July 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
AT-AT Microfighter (LEGO)

The AT-AT (All Terrain Armored Transport) is one of the more memorable vehicles from the Star Wars movies and even though I never got one as a kid, toy companies have been producing different versions suitable for any kind of space requirements one would have.

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Police Cruiser Standoff (Halo Mega Bloks)

July 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
Police Cruiser Standoff (Halo Mega Bloks)

A few weeks ago I picked up this Mega Bloks Police Cruiser Standoff set (#97452, 224 pieces). This is a medium-sized box set consisting of a patrol car and a couple minifigures.

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Snowtrooper (McQuarrie Concept)

July 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
Snowtrooper (McQuarrie Concept)

After reviewing a couple of the more recent First Order Snowtrooper action figures, I think it would be nice to revisit one of the original designs by renowned artist Ralph McQuarrie,

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Raphael (TMNT2: Out of the Shadows)

July 4, 2016 | By | Reply More
Raphael (TMNT2: Out of the Shadows)

Even though the first figure I got from the latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles :Out of the Shadows movie was not quite what I expected, I decided to give this line another chance and got me the movie version of Raphael.

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Orc Grunt (Warcraft)

June 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Orc Grunt (Warcraft)

This Orc Grunt was released in 1998, as part of the first series of action figures based on the Warcraft universe.

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Constable Zuvio

June 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Constable Zuvio

Droids and aliens are just a couple of the things you can count on Hasbro doing right, when it comes to Star Wars action figures. We have seen them make toys out of incomplete puppets seen briefly in crowd scenes, from way back in the Original Trilogy days.

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First Order Snowtrooper (Value Series)

June 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
First Order Snowtrooper (Value Series)

The First Order Snowtrooper seems to be made using the exact same digital files used for the 3.75-inch version, with some tweaks done to fit in the even more reduced articulation scheme

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Donatello (TMNT2: Out of the Shadows)

June 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Donatello (TMNT2: Out of the Shadows)

To be frank, I had to struggle to accept the updated look for these reptiles from the previous Michael Bay movie, but for the sequel, they seem to have dialed back a little bit the gritty, urban styling.

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Deadpool (Marvel Super Hero Mashers)

June 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Deadpool (Marvel Super Hero Mashers)

The Marvel super Hero Mashers line has to be one of the weirdest concepts Hasbro has put out there in quite a while. The idea of mixing and matching pieces from several of the more iconic Marvel superheroes to form a hybrid is one that at first sight may appeal mostly to the youngest of children.

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Brutus (Call of Duty)

June 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
Brutus (Call of Duty)

Brutus (set # CNC66), is yet another of the smaller boxed sets offered by Mega Bloks in their Call of Duty line. It contains 42 pieces and I found it very interesting for a number of reasons.

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Kylo Ren (Value Series)

June 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
Kylo Ren (Value Series)

One interesting piece of merchandise I stumbled upon while looking for Episode VII action figures was this 5.5-inch version of Kylo Ren.

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Jetpack Fighter (Call of Duty)

May 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Jetpack Fighter (Call of Duty)

The Jetpack Fighter set (#DLB97) is one of the smaller sets released by Mega Bloks in their Call of Duty 2016 line. This 42-piece set is essentially a small piece of terrain, which acts as a display base for the minifigure included.

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Kylo Ren

May 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Kylo Ren

One of the more intriguing bits of information released prior to the premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens was the image of the movie’s villain, Kylo Ren.

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