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Figure News Roundup for January 22nd

January 22, 2015 / 5:29 AM

By: David Jones

Hey Tribuners! It’s a brand new year, and you know what that means? Awesome new collectibles are on the horizon!

UPDATE: Mega Man X TruForce Collectibles Kickstarter – $80-$230


Remember this? TruForce Collectibles just launched a Kickstarter Campaign for their amazing Mega Man X figure. Due out in September with an MSRP of $80, these guys are not kidding around! Admittedly, I scoffed at the price when I first saw it, but if you consider what you’re actually getting (LEDs, swappable parts, some Diecast pieces, etc.) it’s really worth the investment. If you pledge $80 to their Kickstarter, you will receive an X figure before anyone else! Also, exclusive to their Kickstarter, there’s this!


I’ll give you a moment. Dude… I know, right?! If you go big ($210+) you can walk away with the regular and “Test Armor” X! And if you go really big ($230+) you can get fiery red effects parts for your X figures!

If you manage to resist, this figure will be coming to Amazon and other specialty shops in the fall.

TruForce Mega Man X Kickstarter


amiibo Waves 3 and 4 – $12.99+ Per Figure


The Great amiibo War is on like Donkey Kong, guys! Thankfully, some retailers are starting to limit the amount of each amiibo you can buy in an effort to prevent eBay scalpers from snatching them all up. Waves 1 & 2 came and went fast, Wave 3 is almost upon us (and sold out everywhere), and Wave 4 is still taking its time to show up for pre-order.

So what have I learned from the first two waves of amiibo? You need to act fast! If you see a character you have your eye on available for purchase, jump on it! Also, I can’t help but love the emerging rarity system for amiibo, which ranges from Common to Unicorn!

Here are a few resources that can help you find the amiibo you’re looking for!

NowInStock – A site that lists each amiibo and their availability from various retailers, with a Recent Stock History that tells you exactly when your favorites are ready to order.

amiibo Inquirer – A blog that tracks all the latest amiibo News. Follow him on Twitter for best results!

LevelUpStudios – This a great shop that also has a decent selection of amiibo!

You can order amiibo from: AmazonBest BuyTargetGameStopToys “R” Us


First4Figures Wind Waker Ganondorf – $249.99 or $269.99


Due out later this year, this recently revealed statue of Ganondorf from The Legend Of Zelda: Wind Waker stands at 15” of pure polystone evil. The regular edition is $249.99, but there is also a $269.99 Exclusive edition that features bright, pulsing LED lights in the base to simulate flowing water.



The “Right Now” List:

I know I tend to list a lot of pre-orders in the FNR, so here are some awesome figures that you can get right now!

Sonic The Hedgehog Pixel Bricks – $12

Sonic AmazonBigBadToyStore




D-Arts Bass & Treble – $41 AmazonBigBadToyStore


D-Arts Ultimate Armor X – $40-48 AmazonBigBadToyStore

D-Arts Black Zero – $38 Amazon

Sigma Figuarts ZERO Statue – $50 Amazon

S. H. Figuarts Mega Man Zero – $45-51 – AmazonBigBadToyStore


Skyward Sword Link Figma – $47 Amazon

Metroid: Other M Samus Figma – $40-50 Amazon


Metroid: Other M Zero Suit Samus (Semi-NSFW) – $90 BigBadToyStore

Power Rangers Legacy Dragon Dagger – $75-82 AmazonBigBadToyStore


That’s all for now!

Did I miss something? Feel free to share updates with me and I’ll be happy to help spread the word! You can also follow me on Twitter (@DJs_SecretPlans) for more awesome gaming news.

About the author /

David is a California native and has been a gamer all of his life. He is a graphic designer and the author of The Rainblade and Onyx The Half Hero Dragon.

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1 Comment

  1. Jesse Waldack

    I want that Green Ranger Dagger. :) lol

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