Tag Archives: Sideshow

Episode VII Customizing Challenge Reminder

For all you customizers, don’t forget about the Episode VII Customizing Challenge we are hosting with our friends at Imperialshipyards!

This one is easy – all you need to do is create a custom figure of something you think we might see in the upcoming film, and post it in our forums!  And if you post it in the forums at both sites, you have doubled your chances of winning a great prize!

For all the details, click on the banner above!

Episode VII Customizing Challenge: UPDATE!

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Thanks to our friends at Imperialshipyards, we’ve been able to add another amazing prize to the Episode VII Customizing Challenge – a Sideshow Boba Fett!

This customizing event runs through the end of March, and all you have to do is create a figure of something you think we might see in Star Wars:  Episode VII, and post it in the forums.  Then you are eligible for a prize.  How simple is that?

Head on over to the forums for all the details!

Toyguide Update: E-Web Heavy Repeating Blaster

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The Yakface Toyguide updates resume today with the addition of the E-Web Heavy Repeating Blaster (Sixth Scale Figure Environment) from Sideshow Collectibles.

PROS: Continuing in their tradition of releasing superior product and supplemental accessories, Sideshow outfits their soon-to-be-released Snowtrooper with this signature piece of artillery. The E-Web Heavy Repeating Blaster features a pivoting/rotating cannon, articulated tripod legs, flexible power cord and generator. The entire piece has a weathered gunmetal wash and looks absolutely fantastic in this scale.

CONS: None other than not having the 1:6 scale Snowtrooper in-hand at the time of the E-Web’s release.

Head to the toyguide for the full image gallery and to judge for yourself whether this piece is worth adding to your collection.

You can also weigh in with your impressions on the figures we add to our toyguide on facebook and in our forums.

Spotlight Review: Darth Maul – Dark Disciple Mythos Statue

It has been a long time since we’ve done a full blown review of a collectible here on the site so with the release of the Darth Maul – Dark Disciple Mythos Statue from Sideshow Collectibles, we felt this would be the perfect opportunity to do so. With Hasbro collectibles being few and far between for the first part of 2013, click on through to see if this subset of high-end collectibles is something you’d like to pursue.

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