Generator Defense

Generator Defense

January 4, 2013 by  
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  McFarlane Toys produced the Generator Defense Deluxe Set as part of the sixth and last series of boxed sets shipped under the Halo: Reach label.   These Deluxe sets have had their ups and downs... 

Spartan JFO (Series 6)

Spartan JFO (Series 6)

December 21, 2012 by  
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  McFarlane Toys released a JFO Spartan (JFO stands for Joint Fires Observer) as part of their sixth series of figures for the Halo: Reach line. Even though this Spartan was intended as an exclusive... 

Jun (Series 6)

Jun (Series 6)

December 14, 2012 by  
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  If there is something I regret about collecting the Halo: Reach action figures made by McFarlane Toys, is playing the long game to get the helmeted version of Jun released in Series 3, which to... 

Brute Major

Brute Major

December 7, 2012 by  
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  At a glance, the military ranks in the alien Covenant from the Halo series of games is quite simple. While the ranks system of the Elites and the Grunts tends to get cluttered by very specific... 

Elite Ranger

Elite Ranger

October 26, 2012 by  
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  One of the most difficult enemy types encountered in the Halo games is the Elite Ranger. These Elites are equipped with rocket packs that enable them to fly around and they are usually armed with... 

Brute Chieftain

Brute Chieftain

March 9, 2012 by  
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  Right on the heels of their first Brute release in the Halo: Reach line, McFarlane Toys went and produced a Brute Chieftain as part of the fifth series of action figures.   Let me start with... 

Brute Minor

Brute Minor

March 2, 2012 by  
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  Although Brutes are an alien species already produced in the Halo 3 line by McFarlane Toys, it took until Series 4 of the Halo: Reach line for them to make an appearance. The rank selected for... 

UNSC Troopers (Halo: Reach)

UNSC Troopers (Halo: Reach)

February 24, 2012 by  
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Back when McFarlane Toys debuted the Halo: Reach line, alongside the single-carded Spartans and Covenant figures they also released a few 2-Packs, one of which consisted of two UNSC Marines.   Both... 

Elite Officer

Elite Officer

February 10, 2012 by  
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  In the Halo Universe, other than the Grunt aliens, the next more common enemy is the species known as Elites or Sangheili. These are roughly the equivalent of the UNSC Spartan soldiers, although... 

Spartan Gungnir Custom

Spartan Gungnir Custom

January 20, 2012 by  
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With licenses like Halo: Reach, one would think that it is not that hard to come up with ideas for new products, but luckily for McFarlane Toys, the game’s multiplayer mode allows them to issue products... 

Missile Launcher with JFO Spartan

Missile Launcher with JFO Spartan

December 23, 2011 by  
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 Well, one of the flagship items in the Halo:Reach collection by McFarlane Toys is the UNSC vehicle known as the Warthog. This vehicle is pretty much the workhorse of the UNSC army and it is designed... 

Spartan Air Assault Custom (female)

Spartan Air Assault Custom (female)

November 4, 2011 by  
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  One of the most striking aspects of McFarlane’s Halo: Reach line (apart from the scale change, that is) is the inclusion of female Spartan’s to the UNSC ranks. Of course, in the novels published... 

Spartan Military Police Custom (Blue Team)

Spartan Military Police Custom (Blue Team)

October 21, 2011 by  
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  I must say that I was not immediately taken with McFarlane’s Halo: Reach line. I started buying the figures when they debuted their Halo 3 line-up, but the Reach Spartans were not an immediate... 

Skirmisher Minor

Skirmisher Minor

September 30, 2011 by  
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  If you ask me, nothing shows off McFarlane Toys’  experstise like the designs of the alien Covenant warriors in their Halo lines. These creatures are a rather diverse-looking bunch and furthermore,...