Hasbro’s next SDCC exclusive is revealed, a the 6″ Marvel Legends five pack titled ‘Battle for Asgard’. This set features premium packaging with original artwork by Tyler Jacobson, and includes 6-inch scale Malekith, Marvel’s Bor, Ulik, Marvel’s Odinson, and Thor figures. This set will be available at Hasbro Booth #3329 at San Diego Comic-Con in July.
The official description and images from our friends at Hasbro are below.
MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES BATTLE FOR ASGARD 5-PACK (Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $99.99/ Available at Booth #3329 at Comic-Con
International in San Diego)
Recreate legendary battles between the Nine Realms with the MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES BATTLE
FOR ASGARD 5-PACK! This mighty set comes in premium packaging with original artwork by
Tyler Jacobson, and includes 6-inch scale MALEKITH, MARVEL’S BOR, ULIK, MARVEL’S ODINSON,
and THOR figures. Each figure features multiple points of articulation, premium design, and
character-inspired sword and hammer accessories. Includes 5 figures and 5 accessories. The
MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES BATTLE FOR ASGARD 5-PACK will be for sale at San Diego Comic-Con
2017. Following the convention, a limited number will be available on HasbroToyShop.com.
Today Hasbro announced their first Marvel SDCC exclusive, making this the second day in a row with an exclusive announcement. The Marvel Legends 12″ Daredevil will be available at the show, featuring premium articulation, alternate heads, accessories, premium deco and deluxe packaging with original artwork by Joe Quesada.
You can see the complete description and pics direct from Hasbro below.
MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES 12-INCH DAREDEVIL Figure
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $59.99/ Available at Booth #3329 at Comic-Con International in San Diego)
Protect the citizens of Hell’s Kitchen from ever-impending danger with the MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES 12-INCH DAREDEVIL Figure. This impressively detailed figure features more than 30 points of articulation for heroic poses and display, and comes in premium red packaging with braille on the back and original artwork by Marvel’s Chief Creative Officer, Joe Quesada. Maximize this figure’s potential with its 12 character-inspired accessories, including an alternate head, alternate hands, and a baton. Includes 12-inch scale figure, 12 accessories, and 2 posters. The MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES 12-INCH DAREDEVIL Figure will be for sale at San Diego Comic-Con 2017. Following the convention, a limited number will be available on HasbroToyShop.com.
Star Wars Day, May the 4th (get it?) is right around the corner and Walmart has some special plans for this most special of days.
Among the plans is the wide release of the 40th anniversary collection of Hasbro’s 6″ Black Series figures. The first wave of these figures have snuck out to some degree…but the second wave is expected to launch for Star Wars day. The Sand People, the Jawa and the Death Squad Commader are new to the Black series in this wave. The complete collection includes (some are already available on Walmart.com):
Walmart is also has an excusive Lego set – Luke’s Landspeeder. Priced at $19.87, this set includes Luke’s iconic Tatooine ride and minfigs of Luke, Obi Wan Kenobi, C-3PO and a Tusken Raider. You’ll only find this set on the shelves of Walmart stores.
And, of course, Walmart is the only destination for Hasbro’s Black Series 3.75” figures and other exclusives, including sought after Star Wars collectibles from brands like Funko, LEGO and Hasbro.
Several of the Funko exclusives are also available on-line:
Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 is right around the corner and Walmart is set to fill the shelves on May 8th with new toys inspirecd by the film. Among the new products will be the Walmart exclusive Guardians of the Galaxy Ravager Groot, The figure depicts Baby Groot as he sets out to take revenge on a Ravager faction after being captured and unwillingly suited up as their mascot. This Groot will be retailing for $19.87 and you can see him below.
This year is the 10th anniversary of the launch of Paramount and Michael Bay’s first Transformers movie. As we’re looking towards the relase of the fifth movie, the latest figure in the MASTERPIECE MOVIE SERIES has just been revealed at the Beijing and Guangzhou Midnight Sales Event—the Optimus Prime MPM-4 figure. Co-created by Hasbro and Tomy, the figure converts from robot to classic truck mode and features eye-catching detail, articulated fingers and an interchangeable mask – perfect for fans and collectors alike. See below for more information and images from our friends at Hasbro!
TRANSFORMERS MASTERPIECE MOVIE SERIES OPTIMUS PRIME MPM-4 Figure
(Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $99.99/Available: Summer 2017)
Get in the action with the latest figure from the MASTERPIECE MOVIE SERIES, the OPTIMUS PRIME MPM-4 figure! Co-created by Hasbro and Tomy, the figure is inspired by the iconic OPTIMUS PRIME character in the original 2007 TRANSFORMERS film and celebrates the 10th anniversary of the TRANSFORMERS movie franchise. Pay homage to the great AUTOBOT leader with all the detail you expect from a MASTERPIECE product, including die cast parts! The OPTIMUS PRIME MPM-4 figure converts from robot to classic truck mode and showcases Earth’s greatest protector with eye-catching detail, articulated fingers and an interchangeable mask – perfect for fans and collectors alike. The sleek, signature flame design is emblematic of his inextinguishable drive to fight for freedom. Converts in 43 steps and comes with a Matrix of Leadership accessory and other exciting weapon accessories.
Today Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), announced “REVEAL YOUR SHIELD,” a TRANSFORMERS celebration that will offer fans five days of TRANSFORMERS content and product reveals, beginning on April 24th with the release of Hasbro’s first wave of toys and consumer products inspired by the TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT film. Throughout the week fans will be encouraged to “reveal theirshield,” using social media, TRANSFORMERS.COM or the official TRANSFORMERS mobile app to declare their allegiance to the Autobots or Decepticons.
The REVEAL YOUR SHIELD program kicks off with new content inspired by TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT on TRANSFORMERS digital and social channels, a video featuring a new BARRICADE action figure, and the release of on-sale dates for some of the exciting products from Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT line. And the action won’t stop there – fans should stay tuned throughout the week for celebrations and a few surprises that will appear on TRANSFORMERS social channels, as well as new games and activities coming to Transformers.com and in the TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT App.
“The TRANSFORMERS brand is one of the most recognizable franchises in the world, and 2017 is a massive year for the Autobots and Decepticons,” said Tom Warner, Senior Vice President of the TRANSFORMERS franchise at Hasbro. “Our REVEAL YOUR SHIELD fan celebration will deliver a week’s worth of TRANSFORMERS content, including new material inspired by the upcoming film, TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT. The movie is the biggest TRANSFORMERS adventure yet, and REVEAL YOUR SHIELD is the perfect way for fans to get in on the action before it arrives in theaters on June 23rd.”
We’ve already shared the SDCC exclusives news (premium versions of Luke with speeder and Grand Admiral Thrawn) in other posts but Hasbro has shared details and images of everything revealed at their Star Wars Celebration panel today.
Outside of the exclusives the big reveals were 6″ figures of Grand Moff Tarkin and Jaina Solo and the annoucement of the return of the Vintage Collection complete with a Fan’s Choice vote. If you’re looking to participate in the vote, get details here.
Check out the official images and full details of these new figures below!
Update: Tarkin will be available in Spring 2018.
STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES X-34 LANDSPEEDER & 6-INCH LUKE SKYWALKER (SDCC Exclusive) – Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $89.99/Available at Comic-Con International in San Diego
STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-INCH GRAND ADMIRAL THRAWN (SDCC Exclusive) – Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99/Available at Comic-Con International in San Diego
STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-INCH JAINA SOLO Figure (Fan Figure Vote 2016 Winner) – Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2017
STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-INCH TARKIN Figure – Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Spring 2019
STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES CLONE COMMANDER GREE – Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99/Available: Summer 2017, Available exclusively at Toys “R” Us.
STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-INCH INFERNO SQUADRON PILOT Figure (Battlefront) – Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2017, Available exclusively at Game Stop.
Seconds after I published the announcement of the SDCC exclusive version of Luke’s Speeder, news from the panel came of a second SDCC exclusive announcement. An SDCC version of Grand Admiral Thrawn will be at the show. Packaged in a fold out box, this figure will feature a number of extra accessories including a Gree helmet, ysalamiri and more.
At Hasbro’s Star Wars Celebration panel today, Hasbro announced their first SDCC exclusive for the year. Continuing in the tradition of using SDCC to avenue to release premium version of retail product, one of this years SDCC items will be Luke’s speeder with a premium deco. See an image from the panel below and stay tuned for more details.
As Star Wars Celebration continues, the first trailer and details of the Battlefront II game made their debut in a panel for the game. In addtion, a Gamestop exclusive 6″ Black Series figure based on the game was announced and is now available for pre-order. The Inferno Squadron Pilot can be pre-ordered today, but will not be available until Fall. See the description and image below and pre-order here.
In the wake of the Death Star’s destruction, the Empire created the Inferno Squad to ensure that Imperial secrets would remain safe. Pretend to fend off the REBELLION with this STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-INCH INFERNO SQUADRON PILOT Figure from the all-new Star Wars: Battlefront II video game. Figure will be available exclusively at GameStop later this Fall.
With Star Wars Celebration right around the corner this weekend, fans are eagerly looking forward to what new reveals from the Hasbro team. Today io9 broke the news of the first reveal – a new 6″ scale Black Series vehilcle, Rey’s Speeder from The Force Awakens.
This $60 vehicle features opening panels, moveable parts and a display stand that allows for dynamic positioning of her Jakku transportation. Included with the vehicle is an all new ‘scavenger’ version of Rey – the figure features 28 points of articulation, new soft goods, a bag (for storing what she finds in that Star Destroyer), a face mask and her staff (which can be stored on vehicle).
Look for Rey’s Speeder to be available everywhere this fall and look for more news out of the Star Wars Celebration this weekend.
Today Kabam, a world leader of massively multiplayer mobile games for a global audience and wholly-owned subsidiary of Netmarble Games, and Hasbro Inc. officially launchTRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fight, a new high-definition, action-fighting RPG mobile game. For the first time ever, Transformers fans and mobile gamers everywhere will be able to build their Transformers team and battle with the most iconic Autobots and Decepticons from nearly every era of the storied franchise’s 30-plus year history.
The game features authentic Transformers action set in a stunning 3D environment, challenging players to assemble the ultimate team of Autobots and Decepticons, including fan-favorite bots from previous and current animated Transformers TV series, Paramount’s blockbuster films, Transformers comic books and Hasbro’s line of iconic action figures. As fans assemble their team, they will forge alliances, battle other players and dive into a unique storyline that goes beyond good versus evil.
“TRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fightbrings together some of the most powerful Autobots and Decepticons from nearly every generation of the Transformers franchise,” saidMark Blecher, Senior Vice President, Digital Gaming and Corporate Development at Hasbro. “The team at Kabam has created a truly remarkable Transformers experience, and we’re confident that fans and gamers will be thrilled with the game.”
InTRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fight,players will explore an epic new universe where multiple realities collide to form a massive planetary battlefield. Players will assemble a team of Autobots and Decepticons from across time and space to fight against a world of corrupted Transformers robots and their villainous overlords. The game features amazing visuals, intense one-on-one battles, meaningful robot to vehicle converting action and deep RPG elements. Game features include:
Collect iconic bots from the Transformers universe such asOptimus Prime, Bumblebee, Megatron, Waspinator, Grimlock and Soundwave.
Battle other players with devastating special attacks, ranged blasting, destructible terrain and huge 360 degree arenas.
Team up with your friends, forge alliances and battle in global events.
Set a gauntlet of bots and defenses to protect your base, get revenge on those that attack, and raid enemy bases.
Deploy away teams to score epic loot.
“The Transformers brand is larger-than-life, and Kabam’s sophisticated, centralized tech engine allowed us to deliver HD graphics and a gameplay experience that is fitting for the franchise,” saidMike McCartney, Executive Producer forTRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fight. “The game features non-stop action, huge bots and a thrilling 360 degree battle arena that we think fans are going to love. It’s a must-play for anyone that is a fan of the Transformers brand or just enjoys quality action-fighting RPG games.”
TRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fight was developed by Kabam, the studio who created Fast & Furious: Legacy and Marvel Contest of Champions, a top 10 grossing game on the App Store. The game is now available worldwide in more than 155 countries on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and Google Play for Android devices. Visit ForgedtoFight.com for more information. Watch the launch trailer below.
My Little Pony: The Movie stars Uzo Aduba, Taye Diggs and Tara Strong joined Hasbro’s Entertainment Preview Event on Monday, February 20, 2017 during New York Toy Fair.
They had the opportunity to get up close and personal with the new movie-themed figures, which are set to release later this year. My Little Pony: The Movie is coming out in theaters on October 6, 2017.
(Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for Hasbro/AP Images)
(Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for Hasbro/AP Images)
(Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for Hasbro/AP Images)
At Hasbro’s Toy Fair event today, they opened their showroom up to the media and we got a chance to look at all the new Transformers for 2017. Highlights of the display were new Transformers: The Last Knight toys and the newest entries in both the Titans Return and Robots in Disguise lines.
Of course the biggest news was actually the biggest in size with the reveal of Trypticon. This huge transforming T-rex features the coolest action feature in years…the ability to snack on other Transformers. He’s on impressive bot!
At the Hasbro Toy Fair event, they opened their showrom to the press and I’ve got pics of this year’s Marvel Legends figures and roleplay items. From the upcoming X-Men wave (with Dazzler!) to new Spider-Man: Homecoming and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 figures be sure to check the gallery out below. There’s even a handful of 3 3/4″ figures and roleplay items included.
For details of the reveals from the Marvel brand presentation, check here.