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Sneak Peek: Black Series Titanium Helmets

titanium_helmetsThe Hasbro Pulse is proud to bring you your very first look at something new for 2016! Introducing STAR WARS: The Black Series Titanium Series Helmets. Collect the most iconic character helmets from the classic STAR WARS films as well as from STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS. Helmets include KYLO REN, POE DAMERON, CAPTAIN PHASMA, and FIRST ORDER STORMTROOPER. Each pack includes two highly detailed mini-helmets along with two display stands. Each pack sold separately.

Thanks to @justinlasalata on twitter for the heads up.

Sponsor News: K&C Collectibles

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K & C Collectibles is offering all customer a 15% off coupon.  The coupon is valid starting October 3th, 2015 through October 9th, 2015.  The redemption code is OCT2015.  We have added New Star Wars Mattel Hot Wheels 2-Packs and Funko Figures.  Click the NEW PRODUCT link for a complete list of recently added items.

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Toyguide Update: Constable Zuvio

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The Yakface Toyguide updates continue our series of additions for The Force Awakens 3-3/4″ line. Next, we take a look at  Constable Zuvio from wave 1 of the Build-A-Weapon “Desert” assortment.

PROS:  The figure is on par from a sculpt aspect with a lot of details in the outfit and there is a fair amount of weathering on the armor pieces. The removable backpack is a nice touch to either share with other compatible figures or swap out for other build-a-weapon parts. Zuvio is well balanced for easy posing and can hold his included weapon without much fuss. A nice “generic” figure for customizers to use for parts and/or repaint for diorama filler.

CONS: Out of all of the Force Awakens figures released thus far, I find this one the least interesting for some reason. And, by the peg warmers on shelves, I’m apparently not alone in this. Since we don’t have any real “official” details surrounding this character’s importance to the plot, I may have to reserve further judgement until after I see the film. But as it stands, he’s nothing more than scene filler in dioramas.

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

Sponsor News: Funko’s Smuggler’s Bounty Giveaway

Yakface.com is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Funko to give away a couple of their new Smuggler’s Bounty subscription boxes. In case you’re unfamiliar, you can catch the announcement here. The debut box — themed The Force Awakens — will ship this November and contain two exclusive Pop! vinyl bobbleheads from the upcoming film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as well as a host of other surprises perfect for fans on both sides of the Force.

As we stated, we will be giving away 2 of these boxes – one through the forums and one through a future episode of The Realm Recap so watch for those details soon.

Toyguide Update: Finn (Jakku)

toyugide_finn375_previewThe Yakface Toyguide updates continue our series of additions for The Force Awakens 3-3/4″ line. Next, we take a look at  Finn (Jakku) from wave 1 of the Build-A-Weapon “Desert” assortment.

PROS: The overall sculpting of the figure is really well done with a lot of attention to detail on the jacket especially. The figure has no issue with standing unassisted nor holding the included Resistance blaster. Thankfully, Hasbro elected to give figures in this line ball-socket heads which greatly aides in the poseability of the figure. Sure it doesn’t allow for dynamic posing, but it does allow for slight head tilts to give expression when displayed. Also, the ball socket lets collectors swap the head on to the First Order Stormtrooper body for additional play time fun!

CONS: Since Lucasfilm is limiting the selection of characters to the first third of the film, we are sort of inundated with Finn product with this particular outfit. Hopefully we’ll get a change from that closer to release date. Paint apps (on this sample at least) could be tightened up a bit, especially on the face. The inclusion of the build-a-weapon part necessitated a hole in Finn’s back which distracts slightly from the overall aesthetic.

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