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Skirmisher Minor

September 30, 2011 | By | Reply More
Skirmisher Minor

If you ask me, nothing shows off McFarlane Toys’ experstise as a toy makers like the designs of the alien Covenant warriors in their Halo lines. These creatures are a rather diverse-looking bunch and furthermore, each species has very specific roles within their military army branch.

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UNSC Marine

September 23, 2011 | By | Reply More
UNSC Marine

Well, in a past review I had commented on the need for the Halo action figure line by McFarlane Toys to include some baseline human characters to act as a reference point for the other non-human characters in the line. And to some extent, McFarlane delivered with the figure of Sergeant Avery Johnson that was released way back on Series 5. However, there was still a need for generic human soldiers, and those would not come until Halo Series 8, in the form of this UNSC Marine.

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Elite Ascetic

September 16, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Elite Ascetic

McFarlane Toys released this Silver Elite Ascetic as part of Series 8 in the Halo action figure line. As with the Spartan figures, the Elites share the same basic body among them with only a few new pieces of armor that help differentiate one rank from another.

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Mongoose with ODST Rookie in VISR Mode

September 9, 2011 | By | Reply More
Mongoose with ODST Rookie in VISR Mode

One of the things I look forward come summer, are the Summer Sales from various vendors in Mexico City. One such retailer is Blockbuster, which I thought was a rather unusual place to find toys, until a few weeks ago.

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Brute Captain in VISR Mode

September 2, 2011 | By | Reply More
Brute Captain in VISR Mode

The only other McFarlane Halo figure decorated with VISR markings is this Brute Captain released in Series 8. Similarly to the Rookie figure released with the Mongoose vehicle, this figure is basically a repaint of a previously released figure from wave 6, the Brute Bodyguard from the Halo 3: ODST collection.

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Flood Pure Form Stalker

August 26, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Flood Pure Form Stalker

It has become very common place in first person shooter video games to include at least one type of antagonists that are kind of gross and fairly easy to kill individually, but whose strength comes from their numbers, rather than their combat prowess, like zombies, insects or, in the case of the Halo franchise, the alien Flood. In the Halo games, the Flood combines traits from both the Alien series facehuggers with the relentlessness of zombies, depending of their state of evolution.

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ODST Soldier Buck

August 12, 2011 | By | Reply More
ODST Soldier Buck

One thing you’ll notice from the early series of the Halo figures made by McFarlane toys, is that the bulk of them is comprised of Spartan variants, mixed in with a few of the more representative Covenant warriors.

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Tartarus

August 5, 2011 | By | Reply More
Tartarus

I don’t buy toys from McFarlane all that often, because for a time they focused more on producing statuettes rather than action figures, and the quality of their materials was rather poor, despite sporting stellar sculpting and great paintjobs.

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