Toy review roundup (via Fanmode)

fanmode-copy Monkey Boy reviews the NECA Terminator 2: Judgment Day T-800 (Pescadero Escape) figure. Excerpt: “Despite the dearth of accessories and the lack of mobility below the waist, this really is a fine figure.”

Poe Ghostal reviews the NECA Terminator 2: Judgment Day T-800 (Pescadero Escape) figure. Excerpt: “NECA’s Kyle ‘Tankman’ Windrix once again proves he’s one of the best in the business when it comes to detailed sculpting and high-quality likenesses.”

yo go re reviews the Diamond Select Toys Marvel Minimates Punisher War Zone Punisher and Jigsaw Toys ‘R’ Us exclusive two-pack. Excerpt: “We normally try not to gush in our reviews, but this time, I just can’t help it.”

Newton Gimmick reviews the Shocker Toys Indie Spotlight Scud (Sol version) figure. Excerpt: “This is one of the best toys I’ve had my hands on in a long time.” (See also.)

Clark reviews the Hasbro Marvel Universe Black Costume Spider-man figure. Excerpt: “I would recommend going with the regular version of Spider-man instead.”

Corey Tincher reviews the Hasbro G.I. Joe Hall of Heroes Snake Eyes (with Timber the wolf) figure. Excerpt: “The only things holding this figure back for me are the detachable hands that fall off when I’m trying to get him to hold weapons, and the fact that he’s a rerelease we’ve seen before with very little changed.” (See also.)

Dave Van Domelen reviews the Hasbro Transformers Revenge of the Fallen Robot Replicas Optimus Prime, Starscream, Ironhide and Autobot Ratchet figures. Excerpt: “(Re: Autobot Ratchet) Accurate, well-articulated, stable, generally a good sculpt. My favorite of the set …”

Dave Van Domelen reviews the Hasbro Transformers Revenge of the Fallen Legends class Bumblebee, Jetfire, Autobot Springer, Optimus Prime, Megatron and Sideswipe figures. Excerpt: “… Jetfire is the best of the lot, all the rest of the new molds are either

generally just okay, or rather good but with significant flaws.”

Darren Cilenti reviews the Hasbro Transformers Revenge of the Fallen Legends class Optimus Prime figure. Excerpt: “One of the best Legends we’ve seen …”

Darren Cilenti reviews the Hasbro Transformers Revenge of the Fallen Legends class Jetfire figure. Excerpt: “There’s surprisingly little kibble overall – and none in jet mode really – thanks to a clever transformation, but this same transformation does limit the robot hips a lot.”

Dave Van Domelen reviews the Hasbro Transformers Revenge of the Fallen Fast Action Battlers Cannon Blast Megatron figure. Excerpt: “… ‘cute Megatron tank’ is a reasonable selling point, as far as I’m concerned.”

Darren Cilenti reviews the Takara Tomy Transformers Henkei C-15 Inferno figure. Excerpt: “While there are distinct design cues taken from his G1 toy, Inferno has some notable differences, many of which are for the better.” (See also.)

Darren Cilenti reviews the Takara Tomy Transformers Henkei Adams figure from the C-18 Minibot Attack Team set. Excerpt: “A good tribute to a G1 character which has been largely ignored since 1985.” (See also.)

Brent Johnston reviews the Hasbro Transformers Universe Classic Deluxe class Sunstreaker and Sideswipe figures. Excerpt: “… the G1 Brothers are in a league of their own.” (See also.)

Retro reviews

Erin Snyder reviews the DC Direct Batman Dark Victory Commissioner Gordon figure. Excerpt: “It’s really good, but just a hair away from great.”

yo go re reviews the Hasbro Star Wars Power of the Jedi Darth Vader (Dagobah version) figure from Episode V: The Empire Strike Back. Excerpt: “… as a recreation of a specific scene, Dagobah Vader has never been matched.” (See also.)

Comments closed

IntenseDebate supports the following HTML tags: <a> <b> <i> <u> <em> <p> <blockquote> <br> <strong> <strike> <img>