Toy News Roundup: ‘Kotobukiya’, ‘Hot Toys’, ‘Hasbro’ and More take on Force Friday
Today is Sunday and it’s time for the 104th edition of the Toy News Roundup. Here we round-up all of the most important toy news of the week from our site, and also link you to any toy news that we didn’t cover. So let’s see what the big toy news was this week, shall we?
MORE NECA ULTIMATE FIGURES DUE FOR RELEASE SOON
This week NECA released some new photos of their Ultimate Part 6 Jason and T-800. Jason was just put up for pre-order, but the T-800 is scheduled for release very soon.
THREEZERO SHOWS OFF FIRST FALLOUT 4 ACTION FIGURES
The official Fallout Facebook Page showed off the first photos of Threezero’s upcoming Fallout 4 action figures. Shown was the T-60 Power Armor and T-45.
MARVEL LEGENDS RESCUE FIGURE TO BE PART OF MARVEL UNLIMITED
The fate of the Marvel Legends Rescue figure has been unknown since it first appeared at SDCC 2013. Now, Marvel has launched their Marvel Unlimited subscription for 2016 and it looks like that figure is going to be an exclusive bonus for signing up for a year.
TOYS “R” US GOT EXCLUSIVE HOT TOYS FOR FORCE FRIDAY
This was an interesting one this week. Toys “R” Us in Hong Kong had 300 limited edition Hot Toys figures for sale on Force Friday. It’s still unclear if that’s the only place that figure will be released, but we’re hoping it makes its way to North America as well.
NEW COLOR VARIANT ARKHAM KNIGHT PLAY ARTS KAI FIGURE
Square Enix announced a new color variant for their Play Arts Kai Arkham Knight figure. He’s going to be exclusive to NYCC 2015 and essentially comes with the same accessories as the normal release.
HOT TOYS DEBUTS KYLO REN SIXTH SCALE FIGURE
Hot Toys has been saving their new Star Wars action figures for Force Friday. After it happened, Hot Toys announced a number of new figures, including the highly anticipated Kylo Ren.
HOT TOYS HAS A DUO OF STROMTROOPERS
Hot Toys also announced a duo of First Order Stormtroopers for Force Friday. They aren’t going to be available until next year, but there are two different variations – the standard trooper or the heavy gunner.
OFFICIAL PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS AND IMAGES OF HASBRO’S NEW STAR WARS PRODUCT
Once Force Friday finally arrived, Hasbro released all of the details an images for products that should be in stores for this Fall.
FORCE FRIDAY AND FALL 2015 RETAILER STAR WARS EXCLUSIVES
Hasbro also released the details for what retailers are going to have what Star Wars exclusives. It looks like most of the main retailers are going to have exclusives, including a few online retailers.
KOTOBUKIYA’S FIRST ORDER STORMTROOPER SATUE
Kotobukiya announced a First Order Stormtrooper statue. Unlike most of their statues, this one is going to be able to be put in 12 different poses, making it seem much more like an action figure than statue.