Toy News Tuesday: Hi Ho Silver!


Hello once again and welcome to an all new Toy News Tuesday! We’re the one weekly column right here on ScienceFiction.com where we seek out all of the awesome news you need to know about any announcements and cool happenings in the toy industry and put them all in one easy to find place for you! January is coming to a close and that means that New York Toy Fair 2019 is just a little over two weeks away! Some of our favorite companies are already showing off some of their new products, or at least teasing some products they can’t show off just yet! There are lots of amazing new collectibles to see in the Toy News for the week of January 29th, 2019!


Prepare To Be Terminated

Once again Chronicle Collectibles are bringing Science Fiction fans one of the coolest collectors items we have ever seen!  Coming all the way from an alternate future, we have the new life-sized 1:1 scale T-800 Endoskeleton from ‘Terminator: Genisys’! This piece is actually an updated second version of this piece, which was originally released way back in 2015. The T-800 Exoskeleton is chrome plated with built in LED lights and a removable brain chip! It stands at a massive 78″ tall and features some light articulation in the arms and fingers. This piece is super limited with only 100 pieces being produced worldwide, and even then its price point of $9999.99 will keep all but the most die hard ‘Terminator’ fans at bay. It is up for pre-order at Chronicle Collectibles website now! Check out the full release info and images below!

One of our gems from SDCC was the new and improved life-size T-800 Endoskeleton from Terminator Genisys. Starting today at 3pm CST, we are finally putting this bad boy up for pre-order at chroniclecollectibles.com. We’re calling it the T-800 Endoskeleton V2 and we’re producing it in collaboration with Cinemaquette. This imposing statue represents the most screen accurate representation ever available to collectors worldwide.

This version of the infamous Endoskeleton represents an advancement and precision of design, presenting a sleeker, more agile and terrifying hunter. Utilizing both the original movie molds and the digital files used to create the film version, no detail was left out from this faithful recreation. Each piece is custom chrome plated and features piercing red LED eyes and a removable brain chip. In addition to these classic features, both the forearms and fingers offer limited poseability allowing fans to tweak it to their desire.

Details:

– Approx. 78″ tall, 30″ wide, and 28″ deep
– Custom chrome plated
– Removable USB brain chip
– Light up LED eyes
– Both the forearms and fingers offer limited poseability
– Limited Edition Size of 100 units worldwide
– Priced at $9999.99* (no-interest payment plan eligible)

‘X’ Marks The Spot

This Spring Hasbro’s Marvel Legends line is bringing the X-Men back in a big way! The latest wave of the series is themed around some classic 90’s X-Men characters including Gambit, Beast, Forge, Blink, Jubilee, Weapon-X Wolverine, and Skullbuster! To top things off, if you collect them all you can build your very own Caliban figure! Check out some new images from HasbroPulse below!

Diamond Select Dives Into ‘Kingdom Hearts 3’

Our friends at Diamond Select Toys have been killing it with their products for the popular ‘Kingdom Hearts’ franchise, so it’s super exciting to see that they are going to keep this train running right on in to the newly released ‘Kingdom Hearts 3’! This week we got our first look at new ‘Kingdom Hearts 3’ Select Figures and Minimates, plus a better look at their new Legends In 3D half-scale bust of the series lead protagonist Sora! You can check out photos and the full info below!

Coming this spring, the first Kingdom Hearts III Select action figures will be Sora in his new look and the sorceress Maleficent! Packaged in a 2-pack, each 7-inch scale figure features up to 16 points of articulation, and includes an accessory – Sora with his Shooting Star Keyblade, and Maleficent with her staff and raven Diablo. Sora’s compatriots Goofy and Donald will also get a re-release in their own two-pack, with shield and scepter accessories, respectively.

Also in the spring, The Legends in 3D line of half-scale resin busts brings to life Sora as he appears in the new game! Measuring approximately 10 inches tall, Sora is limited to only 1,000 pieces, and comes packaged in a hand-numbered, full-color box with a certificate of authenticity. It was designed by Joe Allard, sculpted by Varner Studios!

Then in the summer, Kingdom Hearts Minimates Series 3 visits the worlds of Kingdom Hearts 3! Three two-packs make up the assortment, featuring Toy Story Sora with Wreck it Ralph, Pirates of the Caribbean’s Captain Jack Sparrow with Pirate Donald, and Mickey Mouse with Maleficent! Each 2-inch mini-figure features fully interchangeable parts and accessories.

Jordan DesJardins

Jordan DesJardins is a writer from Philadelphia with a passion for the collectible! Jordan is ScienceFiction’s resident Toy Columnist, covering news for the Toy Industry in our weekly column ‘Toy News Tuesday’, as well as interviews, convention coverage, product reviews, and more! As an avid collector of both Toys and Comics, Jordan can often be found at comic conventions, or scouring the city for the latest Minimates and Funko Pops to hit the shelves!




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