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,... 

Captain Keyes

Captain Keyes

January 25, 2013 by  
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  One of the more prominent characters in the Halo mythos is UNSC Captain Jacob Keyes. He was the CO of the USNC vessel Pillar of Autumn from the first Halo game and he was also included in several... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

Sergeant Forge

Sergeant Forge

October 28, 2011 by  
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  I have not played Halo Wars. I will not play Halo Wars. Despite the mostly positive reviews that game accrued, for me the meat of the Halo universe are the shooting games and I don’t see... 

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... 

Mongoose with ODST Rookie in VISR Mode

Mongoose with ODST Rookie in VISR Mode

September 9, 2011 by  
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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...