Saturday, September 13, 2008

Achievement Unlocked Tshirt !



Check out this cool new shirt
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Perfect gift for the Xbox gamer who never leaves the house.

Friday, September 12, 2008

'GUITAR HERO' 2009 ACTION FIGURE RELEASE SCHEDULE

IN STORES JANUARY 2009
Guitar Hero 2009 Mix & Match Guitars, Wave 1
Build your own guitar with interchangeable guitar heads, necks and bodies. 2-packs include stands and stickers for customization!
2-packs

  • Feedback guitar (Effervescence pattern) & Voracious guitar (Cedar Ripple pattern)
  • Feedback guitar (Machine pattern) & Frydaze guitar (Tiger Stripes pattern)
  • Frydaze guitar (The Forge pattern) & Widowmaker guitar (Dragon pattern)
  • Widowmaker guitar (Paisley Dream pattern) & Voracious guitar (Camo pattern)
  • Voracious guitar (Cubert pattern) & Frydaze guitar (Boltz pattern)
Single Packs
  • Frydaze guitar (Boltz pattern)
  • Feedback guitar (Splatter Fest pattern)
  • Widowmaker guitar (Flame Rod pattern)
  • Voracious guitar (Cubert pattern)
  • Feedback guitar (Machine pattern)
  • Frydaze guitar (Tiger Stripes pattern)
IN STORES FEBRUARY 2009
Guitar Hero 2009, Wave 1
Five fan-favorite characters in 6-inch scale; 12-15 moving parts per figure, each includes a unique guitar!
  • Izzy Sparks
  • Judy Nails
  • Lou
  • Metalhead
  • Additional figure to be announced
Guitar Hero 2009 Mini Figure 2-Packs, Wave 1
Small in stature but HUGE in attitude! Stylized 2-inch scale Guitar Hero characters include figure-specific accessories.
  • Johnny Napalm and Axel Steel
  • Lars Ümlaut and Eddie Knox
  • Axel Steel and Lars Ümlaut
  • Eddie Knox and Johnny Napalm
10" Guitar Hero 2009, Wave 1
Four of Guitar Hero's most popular characters in 10-inch scale; each figure has more than 18 moving parts and includes guitar!
  • Johnny Napalm - British Flag
  • Johnny Napalm - Skeleton
  • Additional figure TBA
IN STORES APRIL 2009
Guitar Hero 2009 Mix & Match Guitars, Wave 2
Build your own guitar with interchangeable heads, necks and bodies; 2-packs include stands and stickers for customization.
2-packs
  • Fire Fighter guitar (Slither pattern) & Manta guitar (The Forge pattern)
  • Manta guitar (Tiger Stripes pattern) & Twango guitar (Matchbook Maple pattern)
  • Skull guitar (Zebrawood pattern) & Fire Fighter guitar (Black)
  • Twango guitar (Cherry Blossom pattern) & Skull guitar (White)
  • Skull guitar (Camo pattern) & Manta guitar (Red)
Single-packs
  • Manta guitar (Red)
  • Twango guitar (Firestarter pattern)
  • Skull guitar (Camo pattern)
  • Fire Fighter guitar (Cherry Burlwood pattern)
  • Twango guitar (Cherry Blossom pattern)
  • Skull guitar (White)
Guitar Hero 2009, Wave 2
Four more fan-favorite characters in 6-inch scale; 12-15 moving parts per figure, each includes a unique guitar.
  • Eddie Knox
  • Casey Lynch
  • Axel Steel (black metal version)
  • Metalhead (TV head version)
IN STORES MAY 2009
Guitar Hero 2009 Mini Figure 2-Packs, Wave 2
Small in stature but HUGE in attitude! Stylized 2-inch scale Guitar Hero characters include figure-specific accessories.
  • God of Rock and Izzy Sparks
  • Lou and Metalhead
  • Metalhead and Izzy Sparks
  • God of Rock and Lou
IN STORES JUNE 2009
Guitar Hero 2009 Mix & Match Guitars, Wave 3
Build your own guitar with interchangeable heads, necks and bodies. Includes stands and stickers for customization!
2-packs
  • Iron Cross guitar (Orange) & Treblemaker guitar (Paisley Dream pattern)
  • Twango guitar (Dragon pattern) & Spider guitar (Cubric pattern)
  • Hammer On guitar (Tiger Eye Maple pattern) & Iron Cross guitar (Engine pattern)
  • Widowmaker guitar (Teal pinstripe detail) & Hammer On guitar (Boltz pattern)
  • Hammer On guitar (Effervescence pattern) & Iron Cross guitar (Slither pattern)
Single Packs
  • Hammer On guitar (Effervescence pattern)
  • Spider guitar (Spalted Koa pattern)
  • Treblemaker guitar (Hero Guitar)
  • Iron Cross guitar (Slither pattern)
  • Twango guitar (Dragon pattern)
  • Spider guitar (Cubric pattern)
Guitar Hero 2009, Wave 3
6-inch scale; 12-15 moving parts per figure, each includes a unique guitar.
  • Clive Winston
  • Riki Lee
  • Skeleton
  • Midori
To see McFarlane Toys' 2008 Guitar Hero releases, go here.

'HALO' 2009 PRODUCT RELEASES


IN STORES JANUARY 2009
'HALO' 2009, WAVE 1 - EQUIPMENT EDITION
5-inch scale figures with off-the-charts detail and articulation

  • Master Chief (with rocket launcher and bubble shield)
  • Arbiter - Active Camo (with plasma sword and bubble shield)
  • Elite Combat - Tan (with carbine rifle and gravity lift)
  • Spartan Soldier EOD - Red (with dual SMGs and trip mine)
  • Spartan Soldier Security - Olive (with dual maulers and radar jammer)
'HALO' HEROIC COLLECTION 2009, WAVE 1
Halo 3 favorites in an all-new size. Three figures per package to collect and trade.
Red Team
  • Mark VI (with assault rifle)
  • Mark VI (with battle rifle)
  • Mark VI (with dual magnums)
Blue Team
  • Mark VI (with assault rifle)
  • Mark VI (with battle rifle)
  • Mark VI (with dual spike rifles)
Lone Wolves Pack 1
  • EOD - Steel (with assault rifle)
  • Rogue - Olive (with carbine rifle)
  • Mark VI - Blue (with dual magnums)
Lone Wolves Pack 2
  • Mark VI - White (with battle rifle)
  • EVA - Violet (with Spartan laser)
  • Hayabusa - Red (with dual SMGs)
IN STORES FEBRUARY 2009
'HALO' HUNTER DELUXE ACTION FIGURE
In scale with our 5-inch Halo 3 figures, the Hunter stands more than 8 inches tall and has more than 28 moving parts.
12" 'HALO' 2009, WAVE 1
All the detail and articulation of our 5-inch scale figures in a colossal 12-inch size.
  • Spartan Soldier ODST - Red and white
  • Spartan Soldier ODST - White and blue
'HALO' HELMET 3-PACKS 2009, WAVE 1
Custom designed to fit any 12-inch McFarlane Toys Spartan figure, each helmet includes a stand for flat surface or wall-mount display; stands interlock for dynamic display possibilities.
  • Mark VI, EOD and CQB (all Red)
  • Hayabusa (White), EVA (Olive) and Rogue (Tan)
  • Master Chief, Rogue (Silver) and CQB (Orange)
  • EOD (Blue), Hayabusa (Steel) and EVA (Tan)
  • Mark VI (Silver), EOD (Sage) and CQB (Brown)
IN STORES MARCH 2009
'HALO' WARS HEROIC COLLECTION 2009, WAVE 1
Each 3-pack features 2½-inch figures with different poses and colors, and includes Halo weapons.
SET 1: UNSC TROOPS (Campaign)
  • 3 Spartan soldiers (with assault rifles)
SET 2: UNSC TROOPS (Blue)
  • 1 Spartan soldier (with assault rifle)
  • 1 Marine Infantry (with assault rifle)
  • 1 Spartan (with dual magnums)
SET 3: UNSC TROOPS (Red)
  • 1 Spartan (with dual magnums)
  • 1 Spartan (with assault rifle)
  • 1 Marine Infantry (with assault rifle)
SET 4: COVENANT TROOPS (Purple)
  • 2 Elites (with Plasma rifles)
  • 1 Grunt (with Needler)
'HALO' 2009, WAVE 2 - EQUIPMENT EDITION
5-inch scale figures with off-the-charts articulation and detail
  • Master Chief (with dual submachine guns and gravity lift)
  • Marine (with assault rifle and regenerator)
  • Brute Stalker - Active Camo (with dual spike rifles and drainer)
  • Elite Assault - Silver (with battle rifle and bubble shield)
  • Spartan Soldier Scout - Yellow (with shotgun and flare)
  • Spartan Soldier EOD - Red (with dual SMGs and trip mine)
IN STORES APRIL 2009
'HALO' HELMET 3-PACKS 2009, WAVE 2
Custom designed to fit any 12-inch McFarlane Toys Spartan figure, each helmet includes a stand for flat surface or wall-mount display; stands interlock for dynamic display possibilities.
  • Scout (White), Mark VI (Blue) and EVA (Red)
  • CQB, Rogue and EOD (all Olive)
  • Scout (Steel), Master Chief and EVA (Orange)
  • Hayabusa (Tan, Sage and Silver)
  • Scout (Yellow), Mark VI (Brown) and EVA (Tan)
IN STORES MAY 2009
'HALO' 2009, WAVE 3 - MEDAL EDITION
5-inch scale figures with off-the-charts articulation and detail
  • Master Chief (with battle rifle, dual magnums, a plasma grenade and Head Shot Medal)
  • Elite Flight (with carbine rifle and Stealth Kill! Medal)
  • Sergeant Johnson (with Spartan laser and Laser Kill Medal)
  • Flood Pure Form: Stalker (with Flood infection forms and Multi Kill Medal)
  • Jump-pack Brute (with dual spike rifles and Multi Kill Medal)
  • Spartan Soldier Security - Red (with battle rifle and Beat Down Medal)
'HALO' WARS HEROIC COLLECTION 2009, WAVE 2
2½-inch figures with different poses and colors; each set includes three figures with Halo weapons.
SET 1: UNSC TROOPS (Campaign)
  • 1 - Marine Flame Unit
  • 1 - Spartan Soldier (with dual magnums)
  • 1 - Spartan Soldiers (with assault rifle)
SET 2: UNSC TROOPS (Blue)
  • 1 - Marine Infantry (with assault rifle)
  • 1 - Marine Infantry (with assault rifle)
  • 1 - Medic - White (with BR55 battle rifle)
SET 3: Alpha Base Pack (Campaign)
  • 2 - Snow Marines (with assault rifles)
  • 1 - Forge (snow marine camo) with shotgun
SET 4: COVENANT TROOPS (Campaign)
  • 1 - Arbiter (with plasma sword)
  • 2 - Grunts (with plasma rifles)
'HALO' MONGOOSE VEHICLE BOXED SET
Built in scale with our standard Halo action figures.
Boxed set includes Mongoose vehicle and Spartan Soldier Mark VI.
12" 'HALO' 2009, WAVE 2
All the detail and articulation of our 5-inch scale figures in a colossal 12-inch size.
  • Spartan Soldier EVA - Sage
  • Spartan Soldier EOD - Steel
To see McFarlane Toys' 2008 Halo action figures, go here.

'HALO WARS' ACTION FIGURES ANNOUNCED


'HALO WARS' ACTION FIGURES ANNOUNCED
New 3-piece Sets Re-create Latest Halo Video Game
September 09, 2008
Copyright 2008 TMP International, Inc.

Halo Wars, the newest game in the Halo universe, will be available from Microsoft Game Studios in early 2009. Halo Wars is a real-time action strategy game for the Xbox 360 that allows the player to control large armies and direct them in realistic warfare. The game provides a new angle on the war while bringing new heroes to the battle.


McFarlane Toys will release Halo Wars 3-packs in March 2009. The figures are 2 1/2 inches tall and have mobility at the waist. Each 3-pack includes Halo Wars characters in different colors and poses, with weapons.
McFarlane Toys Halo Wars Series 1 features four unique 3-packs:
SET 1: UNSC TROOPS

  • 3 - Spartan soldiers (with Assault Rifles)
SET 2: UNSC TROOPS
  • 1 - Spartan soldier (with an Assault Rifle)
  • 1 - Spartan soldier (with two Magnums)
  • 1 - Marine Infantry (with an Assault Rifle)
SET 3: UNSC TROOPS
  • 2 - Spartan soldiers (one with two Plasma Pistols and one with an Assault Rifle)
  • 1 - Marine Infantry (with an Assault rifle)
SET 4: COVENANT TROOPS
  • 2 Elites (with Plasma Rifles)
  • 1 Grunt (with Needler)