Halo Toy Review: Mega Construx Breacher EXO Suit

Mega Construx Breacher EXO Suit

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 2 minutes to sort, 10-12 minutes to build (Your time will vary from mine as I took pics along the way for this review)
Set Piece Count: 89
Minifigures: Banished Brute
Weapons: Mauler, Buildable Gravity Hammer, Buildable Shield
Accessories: figure stand
Special Features: Alternate build via APP.
Cost: $15 US Mass Retail. (Though this was not heavily distributed in the States.)

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The front of the package shows most of the armor bits and the included figure through a large window. The back of the package shows the completed EXO suits as well an alternate build.  The other two EXO suits in this series are also shown in the bottom right corner.

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Halo Toy Review: Mega Construx Power Pack – Hermes Hammer

Mega Construx Power Pack – Hermes Hammer Power Pack

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 1 minute to sort, 1 minute to build
Set Piece Count: 30
Minifigures: Translucent Dark Smoke Grey Hermes Spartan
Weapons: Spiral skinned SMG, Spitfire Plasma Pistol, Tartarus Gavel Gravity Hammer
Accessories: Weapons sight and silencer for SMG, Figure stand
Special Features: REQ station opens/closes and stores weapons
Cost: $7 US (Mass Retail)

Before we move on with the review, it should be noted that there is no in-game Hermes Hammer power up.

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The window shows the figure, weapons and REQ station nicely. The back shows the specially painted REQ weapons (Spitfire Plasma Pistol, Spiral skinned SMG, Tartarus Gavel Gravity Hammer) 3 other sets.

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Halo Toy Review: Mega Construx Skyfire EXO Suit

Mega Construx Skyfire EXO Suit

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 2 minutes to sort, 10-12 minutes to build (Your time will vary from mine as I took pics along the way for this review)
Set Piece Count: 81
Minifigures: Halo 4 style marine (small helmet) with Blue/Yellow armor
Weapons: Saw
Accessories: figure stand
Special Features: Alternate build via APP.
Cost: $15 US Mass Retail. (Though this was not heavily distributed in the States.)

And on with the pics! (Click pics to make BIGGER)

The front of the package shows most of the armor bits and the included figure through a large window. The back of the package shows the completed EXO suits as well an alternate build.  The other two EXO suits in this series are also shown in the bottom right corner.

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Halo Toy Review: Mega Construx Sword Base Invasion

Mega Construx Sword Base Invasion

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 1 minute to sort, 2 minutes to build
Set Piece Count: 99
Minifigures: Spartan Air Assault, Spartan CQC, Skirmisher X2
Weapons: Shotgun, Grenade Launcher, Needle Rifle X2
Accessories: Small 2×2 crate, x3 figure stands, buildable covers, jetpack (with rod to allow figure to look like it’s in flight)
Special Features: N/A
Cost: $15 US Mass Retail.

And on with the pics! (Click pics to make BIGGER)

The front box art is good and with a large window in the box, you can see all the figures nicely. The back of the box shows the accessories to the set.

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Halo Toy Review: Mega Construx Halo Heroes Series 10

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Mega Construx Halo Heroes Series 10

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 1 minute sorting and building, each.
Set Piece Count: Varies from 12 to 22 depending on figure. See pics below for exact count for each figure.
Minifigures: Yapyap the Destroyer, Master Chief, Arbiter, Noble 6, Prophet of Mercy, the Rookie, Spartan Kat, Cortana, Tartarus, the Didact
Weapons: Respective to the order of figures above and all gold (in honor of the tenth anniversary of Mega having the Halo license) unless otherwise noted: Needler, Shotgun, Energy Sword, Assault Rifle, (Prophet does NOT come with a weapon), Suppressed SMG, Magnum, Index (Not gold), Gravity Hammer, Boltshot
Accessories: Buildable Figure Stand with post (each), Mercy comes with a Flood Infection form, Cortana comes with an enraged (red eye) Guilty Spark
Special Features: Gold color Baseplate for each figure stand with this series
Cost: $5 US (Mass Retail) Each

And on with the pics! (Click pics to make BIGGER)

Each Halo Heroes Series before this one had 6 figures in the series. For Heroes series 10 however, there are 10 figures. All of them NAMED characters!!!

I was fortunate enough when I found these to have got them all at once. With that, I was allowed to also take the box tray they came it. So I present that here for you to see.

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Halo Toy Review: Mega Construx Tenth Anniversary Blind Bag series

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The Tenth Anniversary Blind Bag series is one of two of the latest wave of blind bagged figures from Mega. Today we take a look at each one.

Mega Construx Tenth Anniversary Blind Bag Series

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 1-2 minutes building each figure.
Set Piece Count: varies by figure
Minifigures: Spartan Helioskrill, Grunt Minor, Spartan Mk IV, Flamethrower Marine, Spartan Recon, Spartan Stinger, Brute Major, Elite Minor, Active Camo Spartan Air Assault, Gold Master Chief
Accessories:
Special Features: Removable Armor
Cost: $3-3.50 US (Mass Retail) (ONE figure per pack)

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Halo Toy Review: Mega Construx Banished Turret Takedown

Mega Construx Banished Turret Takedown

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 2 minustes to sort, 12-15 minutes to build (Your time will vary from mine as I took pics along the way for this review)
Set Piece Count: 123
Minifigures: Mark IV Spartan (Blue)
Weapons: Sniper Rifle
Accessories: figure stand
Special Features: Push button collapses turret
Cost: $15 US Mass Retail. (Though this was not heavily distributed in the States.)

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The front box art shows the set is cool action display. The back shows the figure and turret and how the action feature works.

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Halo Toy Review: Mega Construx Power Pack – Vector Tactical

Mega Construx Power Pack – Vector Tactical

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 1 minute to sort, 1 minute to build
Set Piece Count: 31
Minifigures: Translucent Magenta Vector Spartan
Weapons: Vengeance skinned Assault Rifle, Sharktooth Grin skinned Magnum, Gold Sniper Rifle
Accessories: Orange Light Bayonet (can be attached to AR), attachable scope for AR, Figure stand
Special Features: REQ station opens/closes and stores weapons
Cost: $7 US (Mass Retail)

Before we move on with the review, it should be noted that there is no in-game Vector Tactical power up. This is something made specifically for the 10th Anniversary (of licensing) line. Hence why it includes the gold sniper rifle.

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The window shows the figure, weapons and REQ station nicely. The back shows 3 armor pack sets. (As of this writing, I’ve reviewed the Green and Black sets. Hope to have the Blue set in a couple of weeks.)

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Halo Toy Review: Mega Construx Radar Wreckage

Mega Construx Radar Wreckage

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 2 minutes to sort, 12-15 minutes to build (your time will vary as I took pics along the way for this review)
Set Piece Count: 130
Minifigures: Banished Brute with buildable Jump Pack
Weapons: Gravity Hammer
Accessories: figure stand with clear rod (to make Brute look like it’s in flight)
Special Features: Push button collapses radar dish
Cost: $15 US Mass Retail. (Though this was not heavily distributed in the States.)

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The front box art is good, showing the Jump Pack Brute in action. The back of the box shows the action feature of the radar tower.

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Halo Toy Review: Mega Construx Aerial Ambush

Mega Construx Aerial Ambush

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 35 minutes to sort, roughly 1 hour 10 minutes to build (your time will vary as I took pics along the way for this review)
Set Piece Count: 541
Minifigures: Elite Minor, Grunt Minor, FlameMarine, Spartan Mark V
Weapons: Shotgun, Plasma Pistol, Beam Rifle (special GOLD variant), buildable flamethrower
Accessories: x4 figure stands, buildable display base for Banshee
Special Features: Banshee: Cockpit hatch opens/closes, button launch able projectiles; Sparrowhawk: Cockpit opens/closes, side mounted guns rotate
Cost: $50 US (Mass Retail) I got mine from Amazon.

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The front of the box shows a very cool aerial combat, with figures engaged in ground combat, as well. The back of the box shows most of the features, the figures and weapons included.

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Halo Toy Review: Mega Construx ODST Squad Ambush

Mega Construx ODST Squad Ambush

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 1-2 minutes to sort, 1-2 minutes to build
Set Piece Count: 99
Minifigures: ODST (Standard), ODST w/Sniper type helmet), Brute Captain (VISR mode), Brute Minor (VISR mode).
Weapons: Brute Plasma Rifle, Bruteshot, Magnum, SMG w/Silencer attachment, Buildable Plasma Turret
Accessories: x4 Figure stand, Backpack (standard), Backpack (radioman), plasma bolt
Special Features: N/A
Cost: $15 US (Mass Retail)

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The front of the box shows most of the contents of the set through a window, while the box art shows the figures going head to head.
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Halo Toy Review: Mega Construx Warthog Run

Mega Construx Warthog Run

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 20 minutes to sort, roughly 45 minutes to build
Set Piece Count: 318
Minifigures: Master Chief (Mark VI), Arbiter, x2 Hunters
Weapons: Assault Rifle, Carbine, GOLD Flamethrower
Accessories: x4 Figure stand
Special Features: Wheels spin, 4-wheel independent suspension.
Cost: $30 US (Mass Retail) I got mine from Amazon.

And on with the pics! (Click pics to make BIGGER)

The front box art shows a very cool action scene of two hunters attacking a Warthog being driven by Chief and gunned by the Arbiter. On the back, the figures are on their stands, while Chief holds the gold flamethrower. This set is part of the tenth anniversary sub-line this year. Each set of those as such has a gold weapon at least. The inset graphics show the Aerial Ambush set as well as the upcoming 20-1 Scorpion customizer set.

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Halo Toy Review: Mega Construx Spartan IV Team Battle

Mega Construx Spartan IV Team Battle

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 2-3 minutes to sort, 2-3 minutes to build
Set Piece Count: 107
Minifigures: Spartan Athlon, Spartan Vector, x2 Elite Ranger
Weapons: Hydra, DMR, Storm Rifle, Carbine
Accessories: x4 Figure stand, x2 clear rods, Covenant supply crate, buildable Covenant cover, muzzle flash for DMR. attachable scope for DMR
Special Features: N/A
Cost: $15 US (Mass Retail) I got mine from Amazon.

And on with the pics! (Click pics to make BIGGER)

The front box art shows most of the contents of the set, while the box shows the figures in a battle scene. In set on the back is ODST Squad Ambush set. (A set I have not yet found as of this writing…sigh.)

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Halo Toy Review: Mega Construx ONI Mongoose

Mega Construx ONI Mongoose

Technical Specifications:
Build Time: 2-3 minutes to sort, 15-20 minutes to build (your time will vary as I take pics of the build along the way)
Set Piece Count: 89
Minifigures: Spartan Enforcer
Weapons: Rocket Launcher, with removable rocket
Accessories: Figure stand, clear rod to show missile being launched
Special Features: Wheels spin, handlebars turn.
Cost: $10 US (Mass Retail) I got mine from Target.

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The front box art shows the mongoose in a neat action scene with the Spartan shooting the rocket launcher. No, there is no fire attachment to the rocket launcher. Dang…
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