Here’s an extensive picture review posted over at 78dm.net, showing off every nook and cranny of TakTom’s MP-13 Soundwave. Simply put, it looks amazing! Loads of pictures after the break!
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We managed to get our hands on Sideshow’s Exclusive Commander Ganch figure which was released in commemoration of the Star Wars Celebration convention earlier this year. It’s a shame really that this figure is a limited release, since it’s probably one of the better looking troopers to be released to date.
Commander Ganch’s backstory for those who’re interested:
The commanding officer of the 612th Attack Battalion, Clone Commander Ganch is a no-nonsense, by-the-manual soldier who devotes all his energies to following orders to-the-letter. His hardened attitude comes from witnessing what can go wrong when troops lack discipline. A botched mission early in the Clone Wars left Ganch the sole survivor of Skua Squad.
Ganch was assigned to Jedi General Bolla Ropal at the Eedit Temple on Devaron, but after Ropal was kidnapped and killed by Cad Bane, Ropals forces were transferred to the command of Keelyvine Reus. Ganch respects Reus’s Padawan, Tyzen Xebec, and offers the young man advice when requested, though Ganch considers the teen Zabrak his superior.
We’ve put up a small picture review of the figure over at our Facebook page, so head on over to see the pictures!
Heads up! Following up to our teaser picture shown yesterday on our Facebook page (if you’re not a fan yet, please Like us!), we’ve uploaded all the images taken of Playmate’s newly released Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figures here. As usual, you will find our comments at the page, so head on over now!
If you’ve not started watching the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series yet, take please do! Take our word for it – it’s awesome!
Let us know what you think of the picturesby commenting below or over at our Facebook page! Cowabunga!
Last Thursday was a very happy one for me, because after months of waiting I finally got my hands on Maketoys’ Giant. A third party remake of the combiner Devastator, this set is a fantastic additional to any fan of the original G1 character. Since getting my hands on it, I have spent nearly 6 hours fiddling with it and I’m still amazed by the level of technical design and gimmicks this set has to offer! Pictures that are taken will be uploaded to our Facebook page which you can find here, but they will be mirrored below for your viewing pleasure. I will however, post up commentaries on the pictures on Facebook, so head on over if you want to read what my thoughts are on this superb set.
We’ve just posted up our in hand images of the Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar 2012 sets over at our Facebook page. Let us know what you think, and “Like” us if you want more pictures of new stuff!
In case you didn’t know, an advent calendar is used to count down the days in December leading up to Christmas. As such, there are 24 different “gifts” or sets, one to be opened each day of the month leading up to Christmas eve. This set is Lego’s second Star Wars Advent Calendar by the way, since they also released one set last year. This year’s set boasts 2 exclusive holiday themed minifigs, namely R2-D2 Snowman and Santa Darth Maul. Super cute!
You can obtain the full description of each set over at our Facebook page, and just another additional bit of info: each picture is arranged in chronological order from day 1 up to day 24.
In this last part of the review I’ll show you pictures of Scorponok and Waspinator. Scorponok easily takes the cake for the best looking MC of the whole lot if you ignore the fact that he has elongated hands. Scorponok looks really menacing in his beast Scorpion mode, and I think his assembly is quite brilliant for such a small figure. Waspinator looks great as well, although it’s a shame that you cannot see his eyes behind his helmet visor.
Back when I first started this review, I did mention that I had some problems being some parts being loose after assembly, and unfortunately it is with Scorponok and Waspinator that we will find this issue. The problem is with the “legs” that you assemble on the left arm of the MCs. Somehow the left arm is smaller than the right, so once you fix in the “legs”, they are not tight and tend to fumble around. Very weird. In Scorponok’s case this can be remedied by pushing in the cylindrical part attaching the claws to the arm so that it “locks” the legs in place, but with Waspinator you will find that the part just hangs loose. Dont get me wrong, it will not detach from the arm, but it will not hold in place, so you will find that that part freely rotates on the arm. You can see this is the picture of Waspinator above, notice how the “legs” in his left arm seems to be rotated towards the front a little?
Anyway, more pictures below.
Part 2 of our ongoing pictorial review of the Kreo Transformers Kreon Micro-Changers takes a look at the next 2 MCs in the series: Sunstorm and Crankstart. Sunstorm looks incredibly cute and was probably the biggest reason why I wanted to collect these minifigures. Crankstart in contrast looks rather plain, and his vehicle mode is the weakest of all the 6 in terms of overall form. But then again, remember that these are simplistic minifigures so you cant really expect that much to begin with.
More pictures after the break!
Dropped by Toys R Us Singapore yesterday to get my hands on the Kreo TF Kreon Micro-Changers after finding out that they’re already in store. After opening them up, all I can say is that these micro-changers (I’ll call them MCs for short) are super cute! I’ll try to detail them as best as I can, starting with comments on the overall packaging, and then moving on to detailed reviews of the first two MCs: Spinister and Galvatron. Let’s get to it!
Awhile back I posted news of the Mini Boba Fett Slave I that visitors to the Star Wars Celebration VI can get their hands on. While it may be difficult to get your hands on this set (only 1000 sets worldwide) if you’re not willing to fork out a premium on eBay, you can now build it from scratch thanks to a YouTube video review by artifexcreation and a parts list which has been uploaded online. Both are mirrored below, so it’s time to get your hands dirty! 😀
Parts list can be downloaded here.
Update @ 12/09/12: Brickset user Hygrotus has uploaded the official booklet which can be found here!
Credit(s): Brickset, artifexcreation, Hygrotus