Kat (Series 6)

Kat (Series 6)

February 1, 2013 by  
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  One thing that stood out for me from the Halo: Reach game, was the inclusion of female Spartan soldiers with distinctly female sets of armor. Sure, there is only one such character in the game,... 

Spartan Mk. VI

Spartan Mk. VI

January 18, 2013 by  
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  The Spartan I’m reviewing today is somewhat unusual. You’ll see, when McFarlane Toys started doing figures for the Halo: Reach game, they changed the scale slightly, so all of the figures they... 

UNSC Warthog Combat Edition (Halo 4)

UNSC Warthog Combat Edition (Halo 4)

January 11, 2013 by  
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  One vehicle that had to be included in Jada Toys’ lineup for the Halo 4 line is the Warthog. Jada produced this vehicle in a couple different scales, both in the Combat Edition and High Gloss... 

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... 

Master Chief (Halo 4)

Master Chief (Halo 4)

November 30, 2012 by  
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  After a fairly successful run producing toys for the Halo games, McFarlane Toys is set to keep the winning streak with action figures based in the upcoming Halo 4 game, And what better character... 

UNSC Mongoose (Combat Edition)

UNSC Mongoose (Combat Edition)

November 9, 2012 by  
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  One of the new licensees for the Halo franchise is Jada Toys, a company better known for their line of die-cast cars, so it was something of a surprise when the announcement came that they were... 

Halo Megabloks Series 5 & 5.5

Halo Megabloks Series 5 & 5.5

October 5, 2012 by  
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      Well, one of my guilty pleasures are blind-packaged minifigs. And there is a good deal to choose from, from LEGO to the more varied Megabloks offerings. Of the Megabloks range, I have... 

Carter (Series 5)

Carter (Series 5)

August 3, 2012 by  
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  Well, after five series of action figures based on the Halo: Reach license, there is only so much you can do to keep things interesting, especially when the line relies in reusing only three or... 

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... 

Master Chief (Halo 2)

Master Chief (Halo 2)

October 7, 2011 by  
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  Ever since McFarlane started working the Halo license, the one character they have kept getting out every year has been that of the hero of the saga, Master Chief also known as John-117.   The...