The Monkey's News Box: 4/21/13
Transformers will be 30
in 2014. How thrilling! Man, this makes me feel really, really old.
Hasbro is letting fans
vote on the next official Transformer as part of the 30th Anniversary of
Transformers. Choose Autobot or Decepticon, what it transforms into, weapons,
color scheme, and personality. Let's all make a cool character. The final
chosen character will get its own IDW comic and a toy in the Thrilling 30
line. And please, no more motorcycle Transformers. They never seem to look
right. The results will be announced at SDCC 2013.
S.H. FigureArts Sailor Moon is coming to punish fools in August. Tamashii
Nations' Sailor Moon features three interchangeable faces, alternate hands,
Moon Stick, effect parts for the tiara, and her cat Luna. There haven't been
any Sailor Moon toys in ages, so expect this figure to be hugely popular. I
wouldn't be surprised to see the entire Sailor Scout roster eventually get
Palladium Games is holding a Kickstarter for
Robotech RPG Tactics tabletop game. This looks amazing and you get so many
pieces with it, plus bonuses if you do the Kickstarter. The game easily met
its goal, but hopefully Harmony gold doesn't come in and ruin it for everyone.
A Link to the Past is getting a sequel. This is what I've
been wanting all these years; more of the best Legend of Zelda game.
This sequel features vertical gameplay where Link must find ways to get to the
top pf towers and, strangely, Link can become a paper version of himself to
reach other platforms. This may finally force me to finally get a 3DS.
Earlier this week, a former Sega employee revealed the unreleased
Sega Pluto, basically a Saturn with Netlink. Only two Pluto consoles
actually exist. Lo and behold a day later, a Destructoid reader discovered
that he had
the other Pluto. Now that
Pluto is up for auction and is sure to command a hefty price tag.
TV / Movies
- Shawn - 4/21/13