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Decent Coverage Coming
July 21, 2017
Review: Hasbro Transformers Robots in Disguise Mini-Con Weaponizers Warrior Class Scorponok

Figure of the DayHasbro Transformers Robots in Disguise Mini-Con Weaponizers Warrior Class ScorponokSomething new every day-- unless it's old! Our exciting Figure of the Day continues for you lucky people! Is there anything we won't cover in this column? Probably not!

Brown! The Hasbro Transformers Robots in Disguise Mini-Con Weaponizers Warrior Class Scorponok is a nifty figure which took a while to sell down, but it seems to be going away now. So read on, and come back next week for more!

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SDCC - Star Trek Discovery

SDCCIt begins: CBS had Star Trek Discovery Props and Costumes. The room off-side had a bunch of cool stuff.

SDCC 2017 - Star Trek Discovery SDCC 2017 - Star Trek Discovery

Hasbro had Transformers Power of the Primes Toys Debut at a Hasbro Fan Breakfast. See 3 Deluxes, 1 Voyager, 1 Prime Master, 1 Leader, and 1 Legends toy.

SDCC 2017 - Power of the Primes SDCC 2017 - Power of the Primes

I also wrote up the Transformers Fan Panel live as it happened. Some of this will be integrated into the regular coverage.

--AP

Nintendo 3DS Downloads This Week

Nintendo 3DSMononoke ForestThis week's 3DS offerings: Mononoke Forest.

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Nintendo Wii U Downloads This Week

Nintendo Wii UGALAXY BLASTER This week's batch of titles on the eShop: GALAXY BLASTER and Eba & Egg: A Hatch Trip.

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Nintendo Switch Downloads This Week

Nintendo SwitchSamurai Shodown This week's batch of titles on the eShop: Samurai Shodown, Splatoon 2, Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star, and Boost Beast.

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SDCC Day 0, or 1
July 20, 2017
Review: Jakks Pacific World of Nintendo 8-Bit Toad Variant Action Figure

Figure of the DayJakks Pacific World of Nintendo 8-Bit Toad Variant Action FigureSomething new every day-- unless it's old! Our 16bit.com Figure of the Day continues for you lucky people! Is there anything we won't cover in this column? Probably not!

New colors, old sprites. The Jakks Pacific World of Nintendo 8-Bit Toad Variant Action Figure showed up at Walgreens, if you were lucky. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

Review: Star Wars R5-P8 (Droid Factory)

Star WarsVia the Star Wars Galactic Hunter Figure of the Day Blog: R5-P8 (Droid Factory). It's a pirate robot. Read the whole review.

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SDCC - McFarlane Toys

SDCCMcFarlane Toys Stranger Things, Labyrinth, and Star Trek. Big figures are coming later this year.

SDCC 2017 - McFarlane Toys SDCC 2017 - McFarlane Toys

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New Games for the Xbox One

Xbox OneMoon HuntersXbox fans, it's time to try Moon Hunters. Microsoft says:

"Explore a 1 to 4 player co-operative personality test set in a rich, ancient world that’s different every time you play. You have 5 days before King Mardokh and the Sun Cultists declare war on Issaria’s tribes. Multiple playthroughs of this short story will let you see it from different angles and uncover new sides to characters, conflicts, and narratives. Try out all 4 player hometowns and 6 player character classes, each with their own abilities and randomly generated upgrades as you build your mythology."

Also available: What Remains Of Edith Finch, Serial Cleaner, and Runbow.

--AP

SDCC Begins!
July 19, 2017
Review: Hasbro Transformers The Last Knight Premier Edition Voyager Megatron

Figure of the DayHasbro Transformers The Last Knight Premier Edition Voyager MegatronSomething new every day-- unless it's old! Our exciting Figure of the Day continues for you lucky people! Is there anything we won't cover in this column? Probably not!

It's smaller than the Leader, but different and good! The Hasbro Transformers The Last Knight Premier Edition Voyager Megatron will annoy you because it doesn't suck! Each version is good in different ways. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

Contra On Vinyl LP - SDCC Debut

NintendoContraVia Mondo Tees: Contra - Original Video Game Soundtrack LP will hit SDCC with a 180 gram tri-color release at 1,000 units. The $25 package includes both arcade and NES versions.

...I might get one. (Don't sell out.)

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PS4: PSN Updates

PS4Superhot New to the Playstation 4 this week: Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles, Superhot VR, Superhot, RobotRiot: Hyper Edition, Orcs Must Die! Unchained, Fallen Legion: Sins of an Empire, and 99Vidas.

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PS Vita: PSN Updates This Week

PS VitaFallen Legion: Flames of Rebellion New to the PSP Vita this week: Fallen Legion: Flames of Rebellion and 99Vidas.

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PS3: PSN Updates

PS399Vidas New to the Playstation 3 this week: 99Vidas.

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You Knew This Ship Was Going to Shanghai When You Got On It
July 18, 2017
Review: Hasbro Marvel Legends Series Deadpool

Figure of the DayHasbro Marvel Legends Series DeadpoolSomething new every day-- unless it's old! Our exciting Figure of the Day continues for you lucky people! Is there anything we won't cover in this column? Probably not!

Bigpool! The Hasbro Marvel Legends Series Deadpool came out and may have already disappeared from some stores! So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

Review: See-Threepio (C-3PO, Droid Factory)

Star WarsVia the Star Wars Galactic Hunter Figure of the Day Blog: See-Threepio (C-3PO, Droid Factory) . It's good, basically a dirty build-a-droid figure. Read the whole review.

--AP

New Famicom Cartridge - Neo Heiankyo Alien

NintendoNeo Heiankyo AlienVia NCS: Neo Heiankyo Alien.

Does that name sound familiar? The original GameBoy cartridge was sold in the USA and was one of the first releases marked down I don't have it myself, but I do enjoy seeing all the new Famicom games.

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RIP Martin Landau, George A. Romero
July 17, 2017
Star Wars Q&A at Galactic Hunter

Q&A by Adam PawlusGalactic Hunter Star Wars NewsGalactic Hunter has posted a Q&A column! It's new! Be sure to click through and read up on the latest!

Be sure to send in your questions for the next thrilling update!

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Review: Hasbro Transformers The Last Knight Steelbane

Figure of the DayHasbro Transformers The Last Knight SteelbaneSomething new every day-- unless it's old! Our exciting Figure of the Day continues for you lucky people! Is there anything we won't cover in this column? Probably not!

Dragonbot! The Hasbro Transformers The Last Knight Steelbane is a lot like 2005's Cybertron Vector Prime, minus alt mode, detailing, and powers. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

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Next Week: SDCC
July 14, 2017
Review: Hasbro Transformers Generations Titans Return Autobot Cosmos

Figure of the DayHasbro Transformers Generations Titans Return Autobot CosmosSomething new every day-- unless it's old! Our exciting Figure of the Day continues for you lucky people! Is there anything we won't cover in this column? Probably not!

Green! The Hasbro Transformers Generations Titans Return Autobot Cosmos is a new version of a figure from a few years ago, in a different shade of green with a few other changes - like no Payload sidekick. So read on, and come back next week for more!

--AP

Nintendo 3DS Downloads This Week

Nintendo 3DSCursed Castilla EXThis week's 3DS offerings: Cursed Castilla EX, Bit Dungeon+, and Asdivine Cross.

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Nintendo Wii U Downloads This Week

Nintendo Wii UBOX UP This week's batch of titles on the eShop: BOX UP.

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Nintendo Switch Downloads This Week

Nintendo SwitchFatal Fury Special This week's batch of titles on the eShop: De Mambo, Death Squared, Levels+: Addictive Puzzle Game, I and Me, and Fatal Fury Special.

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That Which Survives
July 13, 2017
Review: Hasbro Littlest Pet Shop Pets in the City Puttin' on the Glitz #24 Pony

Figure of the DayHasbro Littlest Pet Shop Pets in the City Puttin' on the Glitz #24 PonySomething new every day-- unless it's old! Our 16bit.com Figure of the Day continues for you lucky people! Is there anything we won't cover in this column? Probably not!

A horse of a different color. The Hasbro Littlest Pet Shop Pets in the City Puttin' on the Glitz #24 Pony showed up in a bag of toys. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

Review: Star Wars Artoo-Deetoo (R2-D2, Droid Factory)

Star WarsVia the Star Wars Galactic Hunter Figure of the Day Blog: Artoo-Deetoo (R2-D2, Droid Factory). It comes with C-3PO, and we'll look at him next week. Read the whole review.

--AP

New Galaxxor Tonight

GlyosElectronVia the Glyos News Dump: New Galaxxor - Vinyl Figure Drop Tonight. Two heads, $30, Friday night.

--AP

New Games for the Xbox One

Xbox OneIron CrypticleXbox fans, it's time to try Iron Crypticle. Microsoft says:

"The glorious Royal Treasures of Cryptonia have been stolen! Now the King’s washed-up knights must suit up and descend into the ancient palace crypts to return those GOLDEN GOODIES! Get ready for GHOULISH arcade action in this epic medieval twin-stick dungeon shooter. Up to 4 players (local co-op) can fight together to SMASH through all manner of ghouls and fiends. Grab loot and gobble up food to build up your XP. UPGRADE your abilities to help you face the challenges of the lower floors! UNLOCK new weapons and magical items as you progress. Collect magical gauntlets to power your explosive ATOMIC FIST! Weapons at the ready - prepare yourself for IRON CRYPTICLE!"

Also available: Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two - Episode 1, Black The Fall, and MotoGP 17.

--AP

Panik!
July 12, 2017
Review: Funko Pop! Television Twin Peaks Leland Palmer Pop! Vinyl Figure

Figure of the DayFunko Pop! Television Twin Peaks Leland Palmer Pop! Vinyl FigureSomething new every day-- unless it's old! Our exciting Figure of the Day continues for you lucky people! Is there anything we won't cover in this column? Probably not!

A killer figure! The Funko Pop! Television Twin Peaks Leland Palmer Pop! Vinyl Figure is based on how he looked as he exits the series, but now it can be yours! So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

PS4: PSN Updates

PS4Save the Ninja Clan New to the Playstation 4 this week: The Bellows, Black The Fall, Day D Tower Rush, Derelict Fleet, Echoes of the Fey: The Fox’s Trail, Fantastic Contraption, Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, Frisky Business, Hunting Simulator, Iron Crypticle, Minecraft: Story Mode – Season 2 (Episode 1), MotoGP 17, Mr. Shifty, Serial Cleaner, Transport Giant, Warlocks vs Shadows, YamaYama, Fantastic, and Leap of Fate.

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PS Vita: PSN Updates This Week

PS VitaMr. Pumpkin Adventure New to the PSP Vita this week: Mr. Pumpkin Adventure and Energy Balance.

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