Mega Bloks ‘secret’ Halo set being slowly revealed…

A darkened image was released by Mega Bloks yesterday. A fan lightened it up to show that it was for a Halo set.

Well today, Mega Bloks showed the image without it being blackened.

Mega Bloks secret setThis is all likelyhood is the box for the Signature series set for this year. The only revealed Forerunner/Promethean set for Halo 5 Guardians thus far has been the Phaeton, that I previewed here, back in February when I went to New York Toy Fair. Continue reading

Halo Toy Review: Mega Bloks Fireteam Taurus

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Mega Bloks Fireteam Rhino-set: #CNK25

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 2 minutes sorting, less than 5 minute building
Set Piece Count: 152
Minifigs: All Spartans with light olive green armor color: Soldier, Warrior, Enforcer, Recruit
Weapons: Shotgun, Sniper Rifle, SAW, Target Locator, NEW Halo 5 style Rocket Launcher
Accessories: Fireteam Taurus Flag, UNSC Black Fusion Coil
Special Features: Pop-up lid on turret, slight articulation with turret
Cost: $15 (US)

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Halo Toy Review: Mega Bloks Fireteam Rhino

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Mega Bloks Fireteam Rhino-set: #CNK25

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 2 minutes sorting, less than 5 minute building
Set Piece Count: 117
Minifigs: All Spartans with light tan speckled armor color: Soldier, Aviator, Enforcer, Oceanic
Weapons: All are promethean weapons: Binary Rifle, Scattershot, Incineration Cannon, Boltshot, 4X Pulse grandes
Accessories: UNSC Jetpack, Fireteam Rhino Flag
Special Features: N/A
Cost: $15 (US)

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Halo Toy Review: Mega Bloks UNSC Victor Squad

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Mega Bloks UNSC Victor Squad-set: #CNK26

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 2 minutes sorting, less than 5 minute building
Set Piece Count: 129
Minifigs: All arctic versions: UNSC Marine officer, UNSC Marine (large helmet), 2X UNSC Marine (small helmet w/green goggle)
Weapons: Rocket Launcher, Assault Rifle, Socom pistol, SAW, Grenade Launcher, Shotgun, Sniper Rifle
Accessories: 3X White speckled backpacks, communications backpack, 2X UNSC long crates (Yellow color-1st time ever)
Special Features: Rotating/Pivoting turret
Cost: $15 (US)

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Halo Toy Review: Mega Bloks Covenant Armor Customizer set

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Mega Bloks Covenant Armor Customizer set: #CNH21

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 2 minutes sorting, less than 1 minute building
Set Piece Count: 75
Minifigs: Silver Elite Ranger, Purple Elite Zealot, with top armor parts for both silver Zealot/Minor and Purple Ranger/Minor
Weapons: Energy sword, Concussion rifle (1st ever)
Accessories: 2x Covenant crates
Special Features: Tiny spinning cone in concussion rifle
Cost: $10

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Halo Toy Review: Mega Bloks Series Charlie Minifigures

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Series Charlie of the blind pack figures is now out and many a Halo Mega Bloks collector is racing to their local stores to find them. I happened to be fortunate to find most of these yesterday (as of this writing), so i figured I’d share reviews with you of the ones I found.

Below is the insert sheet that comes with each blind packed figure. As you can see there are 5 common, 2 rare, and 2 ultra rare. Not pictured are also two completely translucent figures. There is a green spartan and a smoke (I want to say EVA, though In could be wrong…) Continue reading

Halo Toy Review: Mega Bloks Covenant Weapons Customizer Pack

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Mega Bloks Covenant Weapons Customizer Pack: CNH22

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 1 minutes sorting, less than 1 minute building
Set Piece Count: 52
Minifigs: Halo 4 style Jackal, Halo 4 style Elite Minor
Weapons: Energy Sword, 2X Trans-Blue Sticky Grenades, Blue Jackal Shield, Yellow Jackal Shield, Storm Rifle, Plasma Launcher, Beam Rifle, Painted Needler, Painted Plasna Pistol, Painted Plasma Repeater
Accessories: 2X NEW Long style Covenant Crates
Special Features: N/A
Cost: $10

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Halo Toy Review: Mega Bloks Promethean Warriors

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Mega Bloks Promethean Warriors: Set #CNG64

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 2 minutes sorting, less than 5 minutes building
Set Piece Count: 94
Minifigs: Lancer Knight. Crawler, Alpha Crawler, Watcher
Weapons: Suppressor )usually attached to Knight), Binary Rifle, 2X Pulse Grenades
Accessories: 2 light tan ferns, various ‘ground’ pieces and smooth cornered bloks.
Special Features: Forerunner Construct has multiple points of articulation
Cost: $15

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Halo Toy Review: Mega Bloks Spartan Customizer Pack

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Mega Bloks Spartan Customizer Pack: Set #CNC95

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 1 minutes sorting, less than 2 minutes building
Set Piece Count: 66
Minifigs: 1 base body spartan with lime green forearms and lower legs, 1 base body spartan with crimson forearms and lower legs, The following 3 armor sets in lime green (each containing a helmet, 2x shoulder pads, chest armor); Soldier, Recruit, Orbital. The following 3 armor sets in crimson (each containing a helmet, 2x shoulder pads, chest armor); Soldier, Aviator, Oceanic
Weapons: Saw, DMR
Accessories: 2X Long crates, lime green crate lid, crimson crate lid
Special Features: N/A
Cost: $8

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New Halo Mega Bloks Fireteam sets hitting store shelves!

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Four of the new Halo Mega Bloks sets shown from New York Toy Fair have started hitting store shelves. The following images are credited to Liam Schwickrath. (I did a little retouching to make them less blue in hue)

First up is UNSC Fireteam Rhino.

Fireteam Rhino
This set is very similar to Fireteam Eagle. The disadvantage here is that it has one less figure. That color scheme though is much better, IMO. Continue reading

Toy Review: McFarlane Halo 4 series 3 Spartan Thorne

Well, it’s been some time since I’ve been able to post a McFarlane Halo figure toy review. Not because I didn’t want to, but because it’s been a long time since a new series has been released. Now I can finally get some more of these in with Series 3 making it to retail.

The packaging is quite nice. I like the slim packaging as opposed to the wider ones from series past. For those who collect these carded, it will take up less space for sure, whether you display them or store them.

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Halo Toy Review: Mega Bloks NMPD Customizer Pack

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Mega Bloks NMPD Customizer Pack: Set #CNC96

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 1 minutes sorting, less than 2 minutes building
Set Piece Count: 55
Minifigs: 2X NMPD Officers w/Black outfits/grey armor
Weapons: Sniper Rifle, Shotgun (painted), Grenade Launcher (painted), Magnum, Socom pistol, Battle Rifle, Shotgun (unpainted), Assault Rifle, 2X Frag Genades
Accessories: 2X Traffic Cones, 2X Riot Shields, 2X Weapons crates (grey w/black lids), 2X NMPD Helmets
Special Features: N/A
Cost: $8

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All-new Spartan Locke Figure by McFarlane Toys

This is a reblog from Halo Waypoint: 

Our partners at McFarlane Toys are gearing up for the launch of Halo 5: Guardians, and we’re excited to announce and provide the first look at the all-new Spartan Locke action figure.

HFFL: Um, not first folks….I posted pics of this from New York Toy Fair on 2/17/15. Need proof? Here’s the article I wrote. Scroll towards the bottom of that article to see my pics of this.

This 10” figure will go through a lengthy process before it ends up on store shelves later this year, so we chatted with the designers at McFarlane Toys to learn about this how figure is made.

HFFL: Hmm, again, by the pics that I took from 2 1/2 months ago as of this writing, the figure looks pretty well done…but anyway. Moving along with 343’s interview with McFarlane Toys.

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