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Toy Fair 2017: Transformers Titans Return

Hasbro showed up to Toy Fair 2017 with quite a few surprises, in addition to some expected Transformers lineup annoucements.
We finally got to see Leader Class Overlord, Voyagers Blitzwing and Octane and Deluxes Top Spin and Twin Twist. We also found out we are getting a new Seaspray and a new Ramhorn!

In addition to the normal line up reveals, Hasbro dropped two new exclusive box sets; Siege on Cybertron and Chaos on Velocitron.

Follow us after the jump for the full breakdown, pictures and more.
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Four Horsemen Studios tease Mythic Legions 2.0 Kickstarter

Four Horsemen Studios has teased their fans with a video letting us know about a Kickstarter campaign for the next offering of Mythic Legions action figures. The Kickstarter is slated to start January 27th, 2017, titled Mythic Legions 2.0: Advent of Decay.

This Kickstarter will likely feature many of the figures we saw at SDCC 2016. That display can be seen below in a photo from ToyArk’s coverage. Notably, most of the figures in this display are female, which should help supplement the current all male line-up.

In addition, one of the Horsemen posted a picture on Facebook showing off the Mythic Legions Trolls in packaging next to a normal size figure. The Trolls are in their warehouse and being prepped for shipment.



MattyCollector’s Thundercats subscription now up for orders

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One of the big surprises this past year at SDCC was the discovery that Mattel had acquired the Thundercats license. This news was immediately followed up with the announcement of a new Thundercats action figure subscription to be available on MattyCollector.com. They even had two early versions of Lion-O and Jackalman.

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Figures in this subscription include:
Lion–O™ (09/16)
Jackalman™ (10/16)
Pumyra™ (11/16)
Panthro™ (12/16)
Club-exclusive: Mumm–Ra (11/16)

This differs than the initial announcement’s lineup with two figures missing, Jaga and Grune.

You can order your subscription here.
The ordering window will close on Friday 2/26/16 at 11:59 p.m. PT.



SDCC 2015: Mattel has acquired the Thundercats license and has product at the show

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ToyNewsInternational is reporting that Mattel’s presence at SDCC will be marked by the acquisition of the Thundercats toy license. Mattel has figures to show off based on the classic cartoon in scale with MOTU Classics figures. Lion-O and Vulture have, reportedly been sighted on the floor at SDCC.

Bandai last had the license in 2011, accompanying a failed reboot of the cartoon series on Cartoon Network. With MOTU Classics supposedly winding down this year, Mattel needs another big franchise to supplement MattyCollector. It sounds like they have found that in Thundercats.

We will be reporting further updates as the week and coverage continue!



OMFG Series 4 now on Kickstarter

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Some Poweteers may remember we did a PowetToys episode on the OMFG! Series 1. Standing for Original Mini-Figure Guys, the line featured two more follow up waves with many exclusive variant colored sets available at various online toy retailers. George Gaspar of October Toys, has posted a new Kickstarter for Series 4 of the line. Five new designs based on community submissions have been selected and sculpted.

The Kickstarter ends on October 17th. Be sure to back it to get the Kickstarter exclusive black set of figures!

Here is the Kickstarter page.

Join us after the jump to see all the unique designs available in this kickstarter campaign!
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SDCC 2014: Mattel’s Masters of the Universe Classics Announcements

Mattel hosted their Mattypalooza panel at SDCC this weekend and there was a bevy of news announced. One of the big announcements is that 2015 will be “The Final Year”. Its not clear if thats the final year of the Club Eternia subscription, or the entire line, but we share the reveals, new subs, upcoming figures and more after the jump. Join us to find out what is in store!

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SDCC 2014: NECA unveils license for Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm

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Figures.com brings us news that NECA announced they have the license for Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm game. While they had nothing to show, aside from a placard with some art on it, they will be doing at least one wave of 6-7 inch figures. It is not clear who will be in this first wave, but the art does feature characters from the different Blizzard properties that appear in the game including:
Illidan Stormrage (Warcraft)
Stitches (HotS)
Nova (Starcraft)
Tyrael (Diablo III)
Arthas Menethil aka The Lich King (Warcraft)

Heroes of the Storm is Blizzard’s answer to League of Legends and DOTA2 featuring characters from their many properties including StarCraft, WarCraft and Diablo.



MattyCollector reveals packaging for Flogg, Intergalactic Skeletor and Extendar

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MattyCollector has updated their facebook page with packaging previews of New Adventures Flogg, Intergalactic Skeletor and Extendar.

Join us after the jump for the pictures, along with some notes on accessories and features for each figure!
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