Toy review roundup (via Fanmode), 1/20/09

fanmode-copy Scott Rubin reviews the Toynami The Masterpiece Collection Robotech The New Generation VFB-9H (Rand version) figure. Excerpt: “The fighter mode does suffer from a sort of anti-kibble …” (See also.)

Corey Tincher reviews the NECA Street Fighter IV C. Viper figure. Excerpt: “… she’s actually a great action figure and solid first entry for NECA in the Street Fighter franchise.”

Corey Tincher reviews the NECA Street Fighter IV Ryu figure. Excerpt: “… I’m generally okay with angry faces; this one just takes it a step too far.”

Corey Tincher reviews the NECA Street Fighter IV Ken figure. Excerpt: “I’ve found bigfoot, and he is Ken.”

dedguy reviews the 3A Toys Tomorrow King Yoji 1/6-scale figure. Excerpt: “… a great figure at a great price …”

John Stinsman reviews the Hot Toys U.S. Secret Service Emergency Response Team (ERT) with P90 1/6-scale figure. Excerpt: “… this figure has many great points, and a few glaringly bad ones.”

Jr. reviews the Mattel Masters of the Universe Classics He-Man and Beast Man Mattycollector exclusive figures. Excerpt: “The sculpting is where the line shines.” (See also.)

Artemis reviews the Mattel DC Universe Classics Wonder Woman figure. Excerpt: “… there’s just something about her that bugs me.” (See also.)

Action Toy Review reviews the Mattel DC Universe Classics Metallo Wal-Mart exclusive Collect and Connect figure. Excerpt: “Well worth the purchase.” (See also.)

yo go re reviews the Hasbro Marvel Legends Ares series Human Torch Wal-Mart exclusive figure. Excerpt: “This Human Torch doesn’t have a lot to offer over any previous version of the character …” (See also.)

Dave Van Domelen reviews the Hasbro Transformers Animated Deluxe class Jetstorm and Jetfire set. Excerpt: “This is one of those cases where you have to admire the ambition, but regret that the execution wasn’t up to snuff.” (See also.)

yo go re reviews the Hasbro Transformers Animated Voyager class Shockwave figure. Excerpt: “The engineering had a lot to accommodate, and actually does it very well …” (See also.)

Updatedude reviews the Hasbro Transformers Animated Deluxe class Swindle figure. Excerpt: “Swindle is a very good toy but due to a few factors, he’s unnecessarily annoying.” (See also.)

Thomas Wheeler reviews the Hasbro G.I. Joe Cobra Trooper 12-inch figure. Excerpt: “… this line is the perfect blend of the original 12″ size with the modern 3-3/4″ concept and characters.”

yo go re reviews the Hasbro G.I. Joe RAM Cycle vs. Cobra Flight Pod set. Excerpt: “It’s a sublime mixture of the mundane and the borderline idiotic …” (See also.)

yo go re reviews the Hasbro Star Wars 30th Anniversary Collection Imperial Jumptrooper figure from The Force Unleashed game. Excerpt: “… if you want the specific character seen in the videogame, with his little jetpack, you’ll be disappointed.” (See also.)

Engineernerd reviews the Hasbro Indiana Jones German Soldier with Motorcycle set from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Excerpt: “I’m torn on this one.” (See also.)

Nathan Newell reviews the Mattel Batman The Brave and The Bold Hang Climber Batman figure. Excerpt: “While I love the concept, the execution leaves much to be desired.”

Artemis reviews the Lego Bionicle Phantoka 8687 Toa Pohatu set. Excerpt: “… he’s got whirling blades of gory death for hands.”

Artemis reviews the Lego Bionicle Mistika 8696 Makuta Bitil set. Excerpt: “He may be a reality-shattering temporal catastrophe waiting to happen, but Bitil’s also a really fun monster.”

Retro reviews

Thomas Wheeler reviews the Takara Microman Ryukendo MA-32 Ryujino figure. Excerpt: “… impressive, extremely ornate, and pretty mean-looking.” (See also.)

Darren Cilenti reviews the Hasbro Transformers Action Masters Autobot Turbo Cycle with Prowl set. Excerpt: “The robot does look like Prowl and the colours are decent match, but he still looks underdone with so many defining features left off.”

Philip Reed reviews the Hasbro Transformers Kickback figure. Excerpt: “… he’s durable, inventive, and, for me, packed with enjoyable memories.”

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