Reassemble (New game teaser?)

Dropping today (1/27/17) a new trailer teasing a new Marvel Avengers game featuring Thor, Captain America, Iron Man and Hulk!The theme of the trailer was reassembly and needing heroes. For a brief moment you see a pair of broken glasses and hear the Hulk’s distant roar. 

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What’s exciting about this is the game developers involved. We are talking the talents of studios behind Final Fantasy and Deus Ex making this game. Could it be we are getting a fully fleshed out Avengers game and not just some Lego kiddy adventure?

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If so I am so pumped to play as the Hulk! I would love another stand alone Hulk game but I’ll certainly take this in the meantime. Check out the trailer below. Hopefully we get more details soon.

The Incredible Hulk Movie Gray Hulk Action Figure (2008)

Back in 2008 the second Incredible Hulk movie came out starring Edward Norton. In addition a video game for the film was released. In October, Hasbro released a line of toys combining characters from both the movie and the game. A neat idea, but a tad confusing.

hulk grey-smallOne of these characters was the grey hulk shown here. This figure came complete with a bendable stop sign he could use as a club. I purchased this figure from a re-seller (approx $30) who unfortunately didn’t have the extra item. Which is fine since I rather not be collecting tons of extra junk along with the figures…unless they are notable.

This figure is not huge or heavy but the amount of detail is staggering for a movie promo toy. Even in comparison to the other figures in the line he is something special. The varying grays really make his muscles and veins pop.The face is also unique and very nicely sculpted. Articulation of the limbs aren’t great but better then average. His right arm has a recoil smashing action along with a spring loaded grip for holding the Stop sign. He works great as a pencil holder.

I chose to purchase this Hulk mostly to include more versions of the Grey hulk in my collection and his level of detail is notable. He is hard to find. I believe I have only ever seen two so far, one of which is the one I bought. He may not be the “iconic” grey hulk, but he is definitely unique.

Current eBay Prices:

  • In Package not available / $30 loose (5/9/16)
  • $60 in package / $30 loose (4/16/2015)

Disney Infinity Hulk (2014)

disney infinity hulk I look at games like Disney Infinity or Skylanders and my wallet cries, but the kid in me goes nuts. I have done well to avoid these games and consequently can still afford to eat. However, in this case I was weak. Disney Infinity recently released (Oct.28th) the Hulk figure for its new Disney Infinity 2.0. Yes the figure was released a month early in the PS4 special edition, but I was not ready to drop $200 bucks for ONE figure. So I waited.

This figure is among the largest of all the figures. The second biggest probably being Venom (which was pretty cool I must admit). I love the simpliefied, animated style of this Hulk (a look you do not see often with this guy). He is made out of solid plastic and has some weight to him. His sculpting is basic but defined. His face could have used a bit more work and mass produced figures like this can get some really odd eye paint jobs (cross-eyed Hulk anyone?) My biggest gripe is the color scheme. The pants are too dark and the skin was too light. The pants look more brown then purple and the skin color is so light you can just barely tell he is green. Why couldn’t they have gone a shade or two darker on the skin and a tad lighter on the pants? He has no articualtion so the pose you see is what you get. Which isn’t bad.

So overall I like this figure. I just wish the color design had been more developed. I mean how hard is it to perfect TWO colors?

 

Avg. eBay prices:

  • $10-15 (5/9/16)
  • $10-20 (11/7/14)

The Mountain Turns Green

Any fans of Game of Thrones out there? A few? Well then it that case todays posting should be a treat. If you have been following Game of Thrones then you should have a pretty recent, and vivid, memory of someone called ‘The Mountain’. Turns out he decided to stage a special event for a lucky kid on his birthday. The Mountain became….The Hulk. Check out the video below.