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New York Toy Fair 2019!

Behold, Megatron
February 1, 2019
Star Wars Review: Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,556: R6-Series Astromech Droid White with Brown Markings (Droid Factory)

Star WarsVia the Star Wars Galactic Hunter Figure of the Day Blog: Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,554: R6-Series Astromech Droid White with Brown Markings (Droid Factory). They fixed the legs! Read the whole review.

--AP

Ad: New Transformers Siege In Stock at Entertainment Earth

Entertainment EarthAd: Catch up on Transformers Generations War for Cybertron Siege with Wave 2 Micromasters and Deployers at Entertainment Earth! Items are in stock and being received now!

Transformers Generations Siege Micromasters Wave 2 Set Transformers Generations Siege Deluxe Wave 1 Set Transformers Generations Siege Deluxe Skytread

Order yours now! And also pre-order Transformers Masterpiece Movie Series Megatron MPM-8.

Transformers Masterpiece Movie Series Megatron MPM-8

--AP

Nintendo Switch Downloads This Week

Nintendo SwitchDragon Marked for Death: Frontline Fighters This week's batch of titles on the eShop: Eggggg - The platform puker, Fishing Star World Tour, Stray Cat Doors, Monkey Wall, Dragon Marked for Death: Advanced Attackers, Dragon Marked for Death: Frontline Fighters, and several dozen others.

At retail it's The Raven Remastered.

--AP

Nintendo 3DS Downloads This Week

Nintendo 3DSEtrian Odyssey NexusThis week's 3DS offerings: Etrian Odyssey Nexus.

--AP

Frequently in a Tree Outside of Her Home
February 4, 2019
Star Wars Q&A at Galactic Hunter

Q&A by Adam PawlusGalactic Hunter Star Wars NewsGalactic Hunter has posted a Q&A: Star Wars Clearances, Quitting, and Speckled Speculation! 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!

--AP

New GameBoy Color Backlit Screen Option?

GameBoyScreenVia BennVenn's Facebook: The new drop in back-lit GBC solution! What do you think?

This is a pretty big deal. It's a new backlit color screen with a good refresh rate with no blur and supposedly plops in with minimal shell modifications and zero soldering. There may be some need for a custom bezel, but it's looking impressive and I want one. It's a lot better than the Worm Light I was using 20 years ago. A review is threatened soon - and it's set for mass production, and if it truly is a drop-in option where all you need is a cheap tri-wing screwdriver it's - if you'll forgive the pun - a real game-changer.

--AP

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16bit.comWe're taking donations for server costs! Really. One of the rewards is Q&A a few days early - you can read next Monday's installment as soon as it's ready, which can be as early as 12:01 AM my time on Monday!


Become a Patron!

If you've got a dollar a month to share, please Visit the Galactic Hunter Patreon and help cover our server costs. I'll still put in hours of work, writing, photography, and research for you - I just need some help making sure that the site costs me only time, and hopefully not money. Thanks for your support!

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The Picard Show: Three Seasons, RIP Julie Adams
February 5, 2019
Review: LEGO The LEGO Movie 2 70841 Benny's Space Squad Set

Figure of the DayLEGO The LEGO Movie 2 70841 Benny's Space Squad SetSomething 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 keeper! The LEGO The LEGO Movie 2 70841 Benny's Space Squad Set is a $10 set with 2 vehicles and 4 figures - I don't know how else they could get us Classic Space stuff this cheaply. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

Ad: Give a Dozen Roses for Valentine's Day at Entertainment Earth

Entertainment EarthAd: Get a Dozen Roses at Entertainment Earth! Rose Tico won't wilt or let you down - and she comes with a blaster, which is sort of like thorns.

Star Wars The Black Series Resistance Tech Rose 6-Inch Dozen

Order yours now! Only $19.99 for a dozen!

--AP

I Like My Pulse
February 6, 2019
Star Wars Review: Saelt-Marae (Yak Face, The Vintage Collection)

Star WarsVia the Star Wars Galactic Hunter Figure of the Day Blog: Saelt-Marae (Yak Face, The Vintage Collection). It's a remake of a figure you probably never saw as a little kid! Read the whole review.

--AP

PS4: PSN Updates

PS4Elk Simulator New to the Playstation 4 this week: Access Denied, Ages of Mages: The last keeper, Away: Journey to the Unexpected, Crisis VRigade, Elk Simulator, Evoland Legendary Edition, Fear of Bugs – The Fear Experience, Rage Room, Spike Volleyball, Pro Fishing Simulator, and Pipe Push Paradise.

--AP

PS Vita: PSN Updates This Week

PS VitaAccess Denied New to the PSP Vita this week: Access Denied.

--AP

SMB2, Kirby's Adventure on Switch Next Week
February 7, 2019
Review: Transformers Generations War for Cybertron Siege Shockwave Action Figure

Figure of the DayTransformers Generations War for Cybertron Siege Shockwave Action 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!

Bigger! The Transformers Generations War for Cybertron Siege Shockwave Action Figure is a Voyager-class robot with more gear in the box. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

New GameBoy Color Backlit Screen Option Orders Open

GameBoyScreenVia BennVenn's Shop: Backlit GBC Drop-in LCD Kit - Pre-orders. It's $70 and that isn't bad.

100 are in the first batch, and subsequent batches are said to be cheaper - so I'm begrudgingly waiting. The first orders are still a couple of months out.

--AP

Awesome Adventure People Shirt on Teepublic

ToysShirtVia the Teepublic: Adventure People X-Ray Man T-Shirt! It's a fan-made shirt, but how many of these do we ever see?

Shipping ain't cheap, but where else are you going to get one of these?

--AP

New Games for the Xbox One

Xbox OnePro Fishing Simulator - LIMITED EDITIONXbox fans, it's time to try Pro Fishing Simulator - LIMITED EDITION. Microsoft says:

"LIMITED OFFER. Includes the Predator Pack. An authentic sport fishing simulation for both beginners and avid anglers."

Also available: SPIKE VOLLEYBALL, Monster Energy Supercross 2 – Special Edition, Apex Legends, and World Enduro Rally. And a lot more, including pre-orders.

--AP

Lucky Best Clone
February 8, 2019
Star Wars Review: TIE Fighter Pilot (Mimban, Solo: A Star Wars Story line look)

Star WarsVia the Star Wars Galactic Hunter Figure of the Day Blog: TIE Fighter Pilot (Mimban, Solo: A Star Wars Story line look). Now with "OII!" Read the whole review.

--AP

Ad: Get A Dozen Short-Stem Roses at Entertainment Earth

Entertainment EarthAd: Order a Dozen Short-Stem Roses at Entertainment Earth! That's 12 3 3/4-inch Rose Tico action figures for just $19.99 - for a limited time and/or while supplies last!

Star Wars 3 3/4-Inch Rose Tico Action Figure Case of 12

Order yours now! And also pre-order Transformers Studio Series Drift with Dinobots - the free gift was revealed! It's two gifts - collectible heavy enamel pins of Drift and the Transformers Studio Series Logo.

Transformers Studio Series Drift with Dinobots

--AP

Nintendo Switch Downloads This Week

Nintendo SwitchFood Truck Tycoon This week's batch of titles on the eShop: Blazblue Central Fiction, Observer, Food Truck Tycoon, Ping Pong Trick Shot Evolution, Avenger Bird, Defense Grid 2, and several dozen others.

At retail it's Monster Energy Supercross The Official Videogame 2, The Book of Unwritten Tales 2, and Riot: Civil Unrest.

--AP

Nintendo 3DS Downloads This Week

Nintendo 3DSEtrian Odyssey V: Beyond the NexusThis week's 3DS offerings: At retail it's Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Nexus and Yo-Kai Watch 3.

--AP


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Japan Getting Star Convoy, Armada Optimus
February 11, 2019
Star Wars Q&A at Galactic Hunter

Q&A by Adam PawlusGalactic Hunter Star Wars NewsGalactic Hunter has posted a Q&A: Star Wars Futures, Cantinas, and Thinking Pink! 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!

--AP

Wonder Festival Reveals - Star Convoy, Armada Optimus, Jetfire, More

TransformersTransformersVia TFW2005: New Siege Reveals & More at Wonder Festival – Jetfire, Star Convoy, Armada Prime and More!

Star Convoy looks like Power of the Primes Optimus Prime with a new big robot head and a new "trailer" mode - the inner robot in the chest looks similar to the original release. Armada Optimus Prime is a new mold, and Snakas took some pictures that seem to confirm a possible super mode. The battle pants have yet to be unveiled, and there's no word on if a US release of either toy is coming.

There are a ton of reveals coming up at New York Toy Fair, so stay tuned for more of that over the weekend and into next week.

--AP

Ad: New Hasbro Transformers Anime Bluestreak at Entertainment Earth

Entertainment EarthAd: Transformers Masterpiece Anime Bluestreak at Entertainment Earth! This is just one of dozens of new items added to their catalog, with even more coming just in time for Toy Fair.

Transformers Masterpiece Edition MP-18+ Bluestreak Overwatch Mercy Figma Action Figure Black Panther Marvel Legends Shuri and Klaw 6-Inch Figures LEGO 75235 Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter Trench Run Alfred Hitchcock Blood Splatter ReAction Figure

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--AP

New M.U.S.C.L.E. Packaged Figure Pin

M.U.S.C.L.E.Pins EnvyVia many: M.U.S.C.L.E. Tribute pin!

This is a neat one - it's an enamel pin of carded mini-figures. It does not appear ot be an official product, but it's pretty sharp. $12, while supplies last.

--AP

Support 16bit.com and Galactic Hunter via Patreon

16bit.comWe're taking donations for server costs! Really. One of the rewards is Q&A a few days early - you can read next Monday's installment as soon as it's ready, which can be as early as 12:01 AM my time on Monday!


Become a Patron!

If you've got a dollar a month to share, please Visit the Galactic Hunter Patreon and help cover our server costs. I'll still put in hours of work, writing, photography, and research for you - I just need some help making sure that the site costs me only time, and hopefully not money. Thanks for your support!

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McFarlane Gets Harry Potter
February 12, 2019
Review: Lanard Primal Clash Mammoth with Shrapnel Action Figure

Figure of the DayLanard Primal Clash Mammoth with Shrapnel Action 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!

Newish! The Lanard Primal Clash Mammoth with Shrapnel Action Figure is at some Walmarts potentially near you. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

ICYMI: Sub City Security Trooper

GlyosMattVia a few places: New - Desert Rats at ToyPizza's Shop. The first version is gone, but a new painted green version is up for grabs as well as yellow and green blank troop builders.

I got the regular version in the mail Monday, and it's pretty superb. I wish they were in stores so you could buy some.

--AP

McFarlane Toys Gets DC, DST Gets Gentle Giant
February 13, 2019
Star Wars Review: Klaatu (Skiff Guard, The Vintage Collection)

Star WarsVia the Star Wars Galactic Hunter Figure of the Day Blog: Klaatu (Skiff Guard, The Vintage Collection). It's a remake of a figure that got a remake about 20 years ago. Timely! Read the whole review.

--AP

PS4: PSN Updates

PS4Minesweeper Genius New to the Playstation 4 this week: Alvastia Chronicles, Code: Realize ~Wintertide Miracles~, Conarium, Degrees of Separation, Eden-Tomorrow, Far Cry New Dawn, Hyper Jam, Intruders: Hide and Seek, Jump Force, The King’s Bird, Nekopara Vol.2, Xing: The Land Beyond, Minesweeper Genius, The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince, and Meow Motors.

--AP

PS Vita: PSN Updates This Week

PS VitaAccess Denied New to the PSP Vita this week: Alvastia Chronicles, Code: Realize ~Wintertide Miracles~, and Mixups by Powgi.

--AP

Link's Awakening... again again? OK.
February 14, 2019
Review: Transformers Authentics Alpha Megatron Action Figure

Figure of the DayTransformers Authentics Alpha Megatron Action 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!

Bigger! The Transformers Authentics Alpha Megatron Action Figure is a Voyager-class robot that impresses with abundant articulation and a fantastic transformation for the price. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

Ad: New Toy Fair Reveals Early at Entertainment Earth

Entertainment EarthAd: New Hasbro and Funko and more at Entertainment Earth! Pop! Vinyl figures, The Black Series action figures, Dragon Ball Super, and so much more!

Star Wars The Black Series 6-Inch Action Figure Wave 20 Case Transformers Masterpiece Edition MP-45 Bumblebee and Spike Star Wars C-3PO on Throne Pop! Vinyl Movie Moment Stan Lee Pop! Vinyl Figure #07 DB Super Ultra Instinct Goku Son Goku Fes!! Vol.10 Statue Slayer Minotaur 3 3/4-Inch ReAction Figure Planet of the Apes Lawgiver Statue ReAction Figure Stranger Things Dungeons & Dragons RPG Starter Set

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--AP

New Games for the Xbox One

Xbox OneHyper JamXbox fans, it's time to try Hyper Jam. Microsoft says:

"Hyper Jam is a neon-soaked arena brawler full of lethal weapons, stackable perks, furious combat and a killer synthwave soundtrack."

Also available: The King’s Bird, Conarium, Lost Artifacts: Soulstone, Minesweeper Genius, and Realm Royale Gold Plated Prowler Bundle. And a lot more, including pre-orders.

--AP

Brooklyn Was Great
February 15, 2019
Star Wars Review: Han Solo (Force Link 2.0 Reader, Solo: A Star Wars Story line look)

Star WarsVia the Star Wars Galactic Hunter Figure of the Day Blog: Han Solo (Force Link 2.0 Reader, Solo: A Star Wars Story line look). The figure that should have been widely available, but wasn't. Such is life. szRead the whole review.

--AP

Nintendo Switch Downloads This Week

Nintendo SwitchTetris 99 This week's batch of titles on the eShop: Tetris 99, Final Fantasy IX, OlliOlli: Switch Stance, Trine 2: Complete Story, Strikey Sisters, Nice Slice, and several dozen others.

At retail it's Steins;Gate Elite and DreamWorks Dragons: Dawn of New Riders.

The Nintendo Switch Online added 2 games. Kirby's Adventure and Super Mario Bros. 2 are both excellent - the former is short and can probably be beaten in a day or two, the latter... well, maybe. I played it when save states didn't exist, so it took me a few days.

--AP

Nintendo 3DS Downloads This Week

Nintendo 3DSPinball BreakerThis week's 3DS offerings: Pinball Breaker.

--AP

Nintendo Wii U Downloads This Week

Nintendo Wii USinister Assistant This week's batch of titles on the eShop: Sinister Assistant.

--AP


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