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Preview: Metal Gear Rising – Raiden Play Arts Kai Figure

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Kojima-san, Platinum Games, Konami, and even Square-Enix have been giving Metal Gear Rising’s Raiden a lot of love lately. Not only will Raiden star in his very own Metal Gear spinoff series, (Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance) he’ll also be getting  his own detailed, fully-articulated Play Arts Kai action figure, complete with his unique high-frequency blade, and replaceable mask parts.

Ever since last year, we’ve been covering the various Play Arts Kai action figures released by Square-Enix. They’ve all featured incredibly detailed sculptures and articulation that allows for multiple poses; definitely high quality work and worth the premium price.

Check out Metal Gear Rising’s Raiden’s Play Arts Kai action figure and specs after the break. Read the rest of this entry

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These Mass Effect 3 Action Figures Will Blow You Away

You’ve never quite seen Mass Effect 3 action figures as detailed as these.

Over the last few months, we’ve been covering the various Play Arts Kai action figures released by Square-Enix. They’ve all featured incredibly detailed sculptures and articulation that allows for multiple poses; definitely high quality work and worth the premium price.

This time we’ll be looking at the newest additions to the Play Arts Kai line; all three figures coming from Mass Effect 3. Coming this September, Mass Effect fans will be able to pick up Commander Shepard, Garrus Vakarian, and Ashley Williams in their Mass Effect 3 costumes, as well as weapons preferred by each character. As well, each character will include two sets of hands that will allow them to the different weapons offered.

Check out the action figure specs and images after the break. Read the rest of this entry

Preview: God Of War 3 – Kratos Play Arts Kai Action Figure

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Iconic PlayStation universe protagonist Kratos (from the God of War series) is now immortalized as one of the Square-Enix Play Arts Kai action figure line. As previewed with other game characters before, the Play Arts Kai action figure line features multiple points of articulation for a wide array of poses; perfect for those who love to re-create scenes from their favorite games.

Find out more about the God of War 3 – Kratos Play Arts Kai action figure after the break. Read the rest of this entry

Preview: Super Street Fighter IV – Chun-Li Action Figure

About three weeks back, we previewed a number of Play Arts Kai action figures based on popular videogames including Metal Gear SolidUncharted 3, and Halo. This week, we’re going to focus on Square Enix and Capcom’s Super Street Fighter IV Play Arts Kai Action figures.

Today, we’ll be previewing one of the most influential female characters in videogames, Chun-Li. Find out more about the Chun-Li Super Street Fighter IV Play Arts Kai figure(including high-res screenshots) after the break. Read the rest of this entry

Preview: Super Street Fighter IV – Ryu Play Arts Kai Figure

About three weeks back, we previewed a number of Play Arts Kai action figures based on popular videogames including Metal Gear Solid, Uncharted 3, and Halo. This week, we’re going to focus on Square Enix and Capcom’s Super Street Fighter IV Play Arts Kai Action figures.

The Super Street Fighter IV Play Arts Kai line features four characters from the popular franchise; Ryu, Chun-Li, Akuma, and Cammy. Ryu and Chun-li are available for purchase now, with Akuma and Cammy to be released later this month.

First in line to be previewed is the franchise’s main protagonist, Ryu Hoshi.

Find out more about the Ryu Super Street Fighter IV Play Arts Kai figure(including high-res screenshots) after the break. Read the rest of this entry

HALO: Master Chief Play Arts Kai Figure Preview

With over 40+ million units sold worldwide, the HALO franchise and its main protagonist Master Chief are arguably the most popular names in gaming. With older games that are still being played online today, (HALO 3, HALO: ODST) and even a new game coming out in 2012 (HALO 4), what better way to complete our HALO collections than to get the HALO: Master Chief Play Arts Kai figure from Square-Enix?

Hit the jump to learn more about the latest and greatest Master Chief Play Arts Kai figure. Read the rest of this entry

Preview – Batman: Arkham Asylum Play Arts Kai Figures From Square Enix

Ah Batman, I watched all the movies (animated and live-action), I’ve played all the games, I’ve read the comics, and I’ve had a lot of Batman action figures in my 26 years on Earth. But none of those toys, compare to the finish, articulation, and quality exuded by the Batman: Arkham Asylum Play Arts Kai Figures from Square Enix.

The Arkham Asylum Play Arts Kai series is made up of two figures, Batman as well as Joker. Both figures have multiple points of articulation which allows for realistic poses and faithful recreations of scenes from the game, be it Arkham Asylum or Arkham City.

Find out more about the Batman: Arkham Asylum Play Arts Kai figures after the break. Read the rest of this entry

Uncharted 3 Play Arts Kai Figure Preview

Continuing this week’s theme of action figures based on popular video games, we’re going to focus on Square-Enix’s upcoming Nathan Drake action figure from his most recent blockbuster, Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception. As part of the Play Arts Kai series, the Nathan Drake figure is the product of beautiful workmanship.

As with the Metal Gear Solid figures, each are meticulously sculpted from PVC and has multiple points of articulation that allows for multiple pose types; perfect for those who love to reenact scenes from their favorite games.

The 8.7 inch Nathan Drake Play Arts Kai figure is dressed in his desert clothes, including scarf, holster and bandoleer. Each package also comes packed with Drake’s signature weapons such as the Dragon Sniper, the AKS-74U, a 9mm handgun, and two removable and replaceable hands for perfect gun posing positions.

Hit the break to check out pictures of the Nathan Drake Play Arts Kai figure in more detail. Read the rest of this entry

Preview: Metal Gear Solid Play Arts Kai Figures From Square Enix

If you thought your Metal Gear Solid action figures had perfect articulation, you might have to change your mind after checking out Square Enix’s upcoming Metal Gear Solid Play Arts Kai figures that are coming April 2012. Based on the prototype creation and production photography by Yoji Shinkawa, Art Director of the Metal Gear Solid series, these fully inspected action figures are some of the best looking ones based off of the popular game series.

Hit the jump for more information and screenshots of the Solid Snake and Grey Fox Play Arts Kai figures. Read the rest of this entry

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