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Finally, a Normal Week
August 1, 2017
Review: Hasbro Transformers Generations Titans Return Wolfwire

Figure of the DayHasbro Transformers Generations Titans Return WolfwireSomething 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 the wolf! The Hasbro Transformers Generations Titans Return Wolfwire is shipping again in a recent wave, so if you missed it you've got another crack at it. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

Review: R2-C2 (Droid Factory)

Star WarsVia the Star Wars Galactic Hunter Figure of the Day Blog: R2-C2 (Droid Factory). You've seen Hasbro's - this is Disney's. Read the whole review.

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Stan Against Evil Season 2 - November 1
August 2, 2017
Review: Hasbro Transformers The Last Knight Premier Edition Autobot Sqweeks

Figure of the DayHasbro Transformers The Last Knight Premier Edition Autobot SqweeksSomething 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!

Have you seen him? The Hasbro Transformers The Last Knight Premier Edition Autobot Sqweeks is supposedly shipping - I got one from Entertainment Earth - but I've yet to see one in a store. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

PS4: PSN Updates

PS4Patapon Remastered New to the Playstation 4 this week: Aven Colony, CastleStorm VR Edition, Demetrios – The Big Cynical Adventure, Dino Frontier, Drawfighters, Frisky Business, The Long Dark, Patapon Remastered, and Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun.

--AP

The D Batteries of Humanity
August 3, 2017
Review: Funko Pop! Heroes Wonder Woman Diana Prince Pop! Vinyl Figure

Figure of the DayFunko Pop! Heroes Wonder Woman Diana Prince Pop! Vinyl 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!

I wonder if you missed this one? The Funko Pop! Heroes Wonder Woman Diana Prince Pop! Vinyl Figure was hot stuff, so hopefully you got yours in time. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

Review: Star Wars Imperial Royal Guard (The Black Series)

Star WarsVia the Star Wars Galactic Hunter Figure of the Day Blog: Imperial Royal Guard (The Black Series). Armored, robed, and scarce. Read the whole review.

--AP

New Games for the Xbox One

Xbox OneSlime RancherXbox fans, it's time to try Slime Rancher. Microsoft says:

"Slime Rancher is the tale of Beatrix LeBeau, a plucky, young rancher who sets out for a life a thousand light years away from Earth on the ‘Far, Far Range’ where she tries her hand at making a living wrangling slimes. With a can-do attitude, plenty of grit, and her trusty vacpack, Beatrix attempts to stake a claim, amass a fortune, and avoid the continual peril that looms from the rolling, jiggling avalanche of slimes around every corner!"

Also available: Shadow Tactics: Blades Of The Shogun, Hunting Simulator, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered.

--AP

Blaster Master: Shovelin' Again
August 4, 2017
Review: Playmobil 6099 Martin Luther

Figure of the DayPlaymobil 6099 Martin LutherSomething 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!

The best-seller! The Playmobil 6099 Martin Luther is the first version, and there's a variant. So read on, and come back next week for more!

--AP

New Glyos Drop Last Night

GlyosNew StuffVia the Glyos News Dump: Glyos Onell Design August 3 2017 Drop Menu.

The new figure is big and is packed with multiple builds. Three of the flavors of the Villser are still available, and the price is a lot better than you might think given the parts and configurations.

--AP

Nintendo 3DS Downloads This Week

Nintendo 3DSVoxelMakerThis week's 3DS offerings: VoxelMaker.

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Nintendo Wii U Downloads This Week

Nintendo Wii UFlight of Light This week's batch of titles on the eShop: Flight of Light .

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Nintendo Switch Downloads This Week

Nintendo SwitchRetro City Rampage DX This week's batch of titles on the eShop: Use Your Words, Slime-san, Strikers1945, Gunbarich, Puzzla Adventure Blockle, Aero Fighters 2, and Retro City Rampage DX.

Also check out the Blaster Master Zero DLC for Shovel Knight. Free for two weeks. I tried it and I approve.

--AP

It's All Been a Lie
August 7, 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!

--AP

Review: Hasbro Transformers Generations Titans Return Windblade

Figure of the DayHasbro Transformers Generations Titans Return WindbladeSomething 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 new Windblade! The Hasbro Transformers Generations Titans Return Windblade turned out nicely and is a lot easier to transform than the Thrilling 30 release. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

New German Playmobil Catalog PDF

PlaymobilPlaymobilVia Playmobil.de: New Playmobil 2017/2018 Catalog. What's new? Depending how caught up you are, bunches. There's a new Troll/Dwarf theme, a mountain lodge, and a bunch of stuff the USA won't get for another year.

Maybe it's for the birds.

--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 at 12:01 AM MST 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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Ramping Up
August 8, 2017
Review: Playmobil 5610 City Life Take Along

Figure of the DayPlaymobil 5610 City Life Take AlongSomething 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 was cheap! The Playmobil 5610 City Life Take Along was on clearance and I couldn't say no. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

Review: Clone Commander Gree (The Black Series)

Star WarsVia the Star Wars Galactic Hunter Figure of the Day Blog: Clone Commander Gree (The Black Series). It debuted at Comic-Con this year. Read the whole review.

--AP

At Least It's Tomorrow
August 9, 2017
Review: Hasbro Transformers Primitive Skateboarding Optimus Prime and Shreddicus Maximus

Figure of the DayPlaymobil 5610 City Life Take AlongSomething 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!

SDCC exclusive. The Playmobil 5610 City Life Take Along adds a skate park to a truck. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

PS4: PSN Updates

PS4Icey New to the Playstation 4 this week: Armello Deluxe Edition, Batman: The Telltale Series Season 2 – Episode 1, Blackhole: Complete Edition, Comet Crash 2: The Kronkoid Wars, Graceful Explosion Machine, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Icey, Mega Man Legacy Collection 2, Neon Drive, Neptune Flux, Sine Mora EX, LawBreakers, and Masquerada: Songs and Shadows.

--AP

Moving Along Slowly
August 10, 2017
Review: Funko Pop! Television Twin Peaks Bob Pop! Vinyl Figure

Figure of the DayFunko Pop! Television Twin Peaks Bob Pop! Vinyl 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!

The real killer? The Funko Pop! Television Twin Peaks Bob Pop! Vinyl Figure is available now. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

Review: Star Wars Luke Skywalker (The Black Series)

Star WarsVia the Star Wars Galactic Hunter Figure of the Day Blog: Luke Skywalker (The Black Series). Robed and fresh from SDCC, the sequel series Skywalker can be yours, most likely, in about a month. Read the whole review.

--AP

Ad: New Star Wars Action Figures at Entertainment Earth

Entertainment EarthAd: Pre-Order new Hasbro Star Wars Action Figures from Entertainment Earth! New Fenn Rau, Bistan and Shoretrooper, and C-3PO join four decades of awesome figures and one of the best adventure series of all time.

Star Wars Rogue One Shoretrooper and Bistan Action Figures Star Wars Rogue One Rebels Fenn Rau Action Figure Star Wars The Black Series C-3PO 6-Inch Action Figure

Order yours now!

--AP

New Games for the Xbox One

Xbox OneMega Man Legacy Collection 2Xbox fans, it's time to try Mega Man Legacy Collection 2. Microsoft says:

"The Blue Bomber is back in this second collection of classic Capcom titles! Featuring faithful reproductions of Mega Man 7, 8, 9, & 10, this collection spans the iconic series’ evolution and retro revolution. Take on the nefarious Dr. Wily and his diverse Robot Masters in these timeless 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit adventures! Also included are the additional modes originally released as DLC for Mega Man 9 and 10, featuring extra stages and playable characters. For anyone who wants a little extra help with these challenging classic platformers, you now have the option to reduce the amount of damage received."

Also available: BLACKHOLE: Complete Edition, Sine Mora EX, Batman: The Enemy Within, and Absolute Drift: Zen Edition.

--AP

GLOW Renewed for Season 2
August 11, 2017
Review: Hasbro Transformers Generations Fractyl and Lifeline

Figure of the DayHasbro Transformers Generations Fractyl and LifelineSomething 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!

The first last box! The Hasbro Transformers Generations Fractyl and Lifeline is packed with four figures and a lot of accessories. So read on, and come back next week for more!

--AP

Nintendo 3DS Downloads This Week

Nintendo 3DSElminage OriginalThis week's 3DS offerings: Elminage Original.

--AP

Nintendo Wii U Downloads This Week

Nintendo Wii USoldier Blade This week's batch of titles on the eShop:

The virtual console has added the games Final Soldier and Soldier Blade from the TurboGrafx-16.

--AP

Nintendo Switch Downloads This Week

Nintendo SwitchSonic Mania This week's batch of titles on the eShop: Sonic Mania, Ironcast, SEVERED, The King of Fighters 2000, Flip Wars, Phantom Trigger, Rocket Fist, Aero Fighters 2, and Troll and I.

--AP

New DuckTales Was Pretty Good
August 14, 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!

--AP

Review: Mattel Hot Wheels Aisle Driver

Figure of the DayMattel Hot Wheels Aisle DriverSomething 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 figure with a cart! The Mattel Hot Wheels Aisle Driver is pretty great for the price. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

New Battle Tribes Last Night

GlyosGlyosVia the Glyos News Dump: Battle Tribes Wave 8 Tonight. The skull, the cthuloid head, and more are included in this drop.

Maybe it's for the birds.

--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 at 12:01 AM MST 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 City with Broad Shoulders
August 15, 2017
Review: Outer Space Men White Star Orbitron Action Figure

Figure of the DayOuter Space Men White Star Orbitron 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!

The latest! The Outer Space Men White Star Orbitron Action Figure is shipping now, and hopefully you got yours. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

Review: Rey (Jedi Training, The Black Series)

Star WarsVia the Star Wars Galactic Hunter Figure of the Day Blog: Rey (Jedi Training, The Black Series). This is the SDCC version, a standard version is due shortly. Read the whole review.

--AP

Ad: New Transformers and Hasbro at Entertainment Earth

Entertainment EarthAd: Pre-Order new Hasbro Transformers, Star Wars, Marvel, and More from Entertainment Earth! New Transformers Generations Overlord join dozens of awesome new items for kids of all ages... and collectors.

Transformers Titans Return Leader Decepticon Overlord Spider-Man Homecoming Marvel Legends Action Figure 2-Pack Star Wars Rogue One Shoretrooper and Bistan Action Figures Star Wars The Black Series C-3PO 6-Inch Action Figure

Order yours now!

--AP

Mattress on the Floor
August 16, 2017
Review: Hasbro Transformers Generations Titans Return Misfire

Figure of the DayHasbro Transformers Generations Titans Return MisfireSomething 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 Hasbro Transformers Generations Titans Return Misfire is a heavy retool of Triggerhappy. You'd hardly notice. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

PS4: PSN Updates

PS4Sonic Mania New to the Playstation 4 this week: Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma, Undertale, Tokyo 42, Sudden Strike 4, Sonic Mania, The Pillars of the Earth, Paranormal Activity: The Lost Soul, Observer, Night Trap – 25th Anniversary Edition, Nidhogg 2, Matterfall, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II, Eliosi’s Hunt, Defenders of Ekron, Dark Mystery, Cities: Skylines – PlayStation 4 Edition, Agents of Mayhem, and 3D MiniGolf.

--AP

Everybody in LA Knows That Story
August 17, 2017
Review: Onell Design Glyos Armorvor Bopper

Figure of the DayOnell Design Glyos Armorvor BopperSomething 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!

Awesome! The Onell Design Glyos Armorvor Bopper was a great spin on an existing design, recalling a popular mutant from the 1980s. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

Review: Star Wars Luke Skywalker (The Black Series)

Star WarsVia the Star Wars Galactic Hunter Figure of the Day Blog: Luke Skywalker (The Black Series). This is the Comic-Con Landspeeder pack-in with a unique poncho, more accessories, and distinctive head sculpt. Read the whole review.

--AP

New Games for the Xbox One

Xbox OneSonic ManiaXbox fans, it's time to try Sonic Mania. Microsoft says:

"Experience the ultimate celebration of past and future in Sonic Mania, an all-new 2D Sonic adventure running at a crisp 60FPS with stunning HD retro-style graphics. Multiple playable characters give you the ability to go explosively fast as Sonic, soar as Tails, or power through tough obstacles with Knuckles' brute strength. You can re-live the Sonic of the past with an exciting new twist on classic zones while fighting against new bosses and Dr. Eggman's evil robot army. Go head to-head with players in Competition Mode or play in Co-Op Mode with a friend."

Also available: Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two - Episode 2, >observer_, Ken Follett's The Pillars Of The Earth, and Agents Of Mayhem.

--AP

Wahlberg Coming to HasCon
August 18, 2017
Review: Playmobil Alpacas

Figure of the DayPlaymobil AlpacasSomething 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!

As seen on TV! The Playmobil Alpacas lets you do that Alpaca Farming thing the TV seems to think you've always wanted to do. So read on, and come back next week for more!

--AP

Nintendo 3DS Downloads This Week

Nintendo 3DSChicken WiggleThis week's 3DS offerings: Chicken Wiggle and Alchemic Dungeons.

--AP

Nintendo Switch Downloads This Week

Nintendo SwitchMagician Lord This week's batch of titles on the eShop: Magician Lord, Sky Ride, The Jackbox Party Pack, and The Jackbox Party Pack 2.

--AP

We Won't Get to Sleep for 50,000 Years
August 21, 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!

--AP

Review: BanDai Xyber 9 New Dawn Ikira's Speeder

Figure of the DayBanDai Xyber 9 New Dawn Ikira's SpeederSomething 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 old! The BanDai Xyber 9 New Dawn Ikira's Speeder was something I bought at Kay-Bee on a bad day, and it actually looked a lot better than its contemporaries. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

HasCon Tickets on Groupon

HasConHasConWe're just weeks away from HasCon, and Groupon is offering Hasbro's HASCON FANmily Event 2017 with a Performance by Flo Rida (September 8-10) for up to 50% off. If you're within driving distance and were waffling on going, this may well make it worth your while!

--AP

New RoboForce Drop Last Night

RoboForceRoboForceVia the Glyos News Dump: New ToyFinity Drop Now - Hun-Dred, Zintar, Maxx-Zeroid!. Check out 3 new figures and maybe some Mordles you missed.

--AP

The Chunklet Guy Releases Band Impression Record

MusicMusicVia Chunklet: Micro-Impressions Volume 1. You can stream the entire thing for free on Discogs, and you should - because this is some serious music dork stuff. A number of the impressions you'll understand. Some are astonishing. Some I don't get. (But The Fall, wow.) It's about 5 minutes and worth a listen.

--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 at 12:01 AM MST 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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Are You a Reverse E.T.?
August 22, 2017
Review: Playmobil Summer Fun 5270 Porter with Luggage Cart

Figure of the DayPlaymobil Summer Fun 5270 Porter with Luggage CartSomething 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!

Hotel at home! The Playmobil Summer Fun 5270 Porter with Luggage Cart should go well with that Shelia the She-Wolf Playmobil figure they'll never make. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

Review: Galen Erso (Rogue One)

Star WarsVia the Star Wars Galactic Hunter Figure of the Day Blog: Galen Erso (Rogue One). It's a new character! We rarely get those. Read the whole review.

--AP

Cookie Elmo Ain't Your Friend
August 23, 2017
Review: Onell Design Outer Space Men Neo Granthan Reptoriun

Figure of the DayOnell Design Outer Space Men Neo Granthan ReptoriunSomething 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 Onell Design Outer Space Men Neo Granthan Reptoriun is a nifty space creature. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

PS4: PSN Updates

PS4Thimbleweed Park New to the Playstation 4 this week: One Piece Unlimited World Red, Soul Dimension, Spartan, Super ComboMan: Smash Edition, SwapQuest, Thimbleweed Park, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, Velocity 2X: Critical Mass Edition, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Trilogy, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Legacy, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2, Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm, Mages of Mystralia, Madden NFL 18, F1 2017, The Escapists 2, Duck Game, ChromaGun, The Book of Regrets, and Bleed.

One Piece Unlimited World Red, Soul Dimension, Spartan, Super ComboMan: Smash Edition, SwapQuest, Thimbleweed Park, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, Velocity 2X: Critical Mass Edition,

--AP

PS Vita: PSN Updates This Week

PS VitaVelocity 2X: Critical Mass Edition New to the PSP Vita this week: Velocity 2X: Critical Mass Edition and NeverEnd.

--AP

The Beginning and End of Many Terrible Things
August 24, 2017
Review: Hasbro Transformers Generations Megatron and Optimus Prime

Figure of the DayHasbro Transformers Generations Megatron and Optimus PrimeSomething 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!

The Pretenders! The Hasbro Transformers Generations Megatron and Optimus Prime is a pretty fantastic set. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

Review: Star Wars Vendor Droid (Black, Droid Factory)

Star WarsVia the Star Wars Galactic Hunter Figure of the Day Blog: Vendor Droid (Black, Droid Factory). It's superb. Read the whole review.

--AP

New Bit Figs Tonight

GlyosGlyosVia the Glyos News Dump: New Bit Figs Thursday Night!. Exact colors are unknown, but glow was teased so pray they don't sell out before you get yours.

--AP

New Games for the Xbox One

Xbox OneThe Escapists 2Xbox fans, it's time to try The Escapists 2. Microsoft says:

"The Ultimate Prison Sandbox! Risk it all to breakout from the toughest prisons in the world. Explore the biggest prisons yet, with multiple floors, roofs, vents and underground tunnels. You'll have to live by the prison rules, attending roll call, doing prison jobs and following strict routines, all the while secretly engineering your bid for freedom! Your prison escape antics will take you from the frosty Fort Tundra, to a train hurtling through the desert, and even to the final frontier!"

Also available: Madden NFL 18 G.O.A.T. Edition, SwapQuest, Super Comboman: Smash Edition, and Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy: The Telltale Series - Episode 3.

--AP

I Knew You Wouldn't Be Surprised
August 25, 2017
Review: Funko Pop! Television Ash vs. Evil Dead Entertainment Earth Exclusive Bloody Ash Pop! Vinyl Figure

Figure of the DayFunko Pop! Television Ash vs. Evil Dead Entertainment Earth Exclusive Bloody Ash 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!

Sold out! The Funko Pop! Television Ash vs. Evil Dead Entertainment Earth Exclusive Bloody Ash Pop! Vinyl Figure was sold at my employer, and we sold out of it. So read on, and come back next week for more!

--AP

New Glyos Matryx Pheyden

GlyosGlyosVia the Glyos News Dump: ICYMI: Matryx Pheyden at Culture Pirates Shop. He joined some awesome glowing figures, but the GameBoy-inspired Pheyden very sadly sold out before I got home from work. Dagnabbit.

--AP

Nintendo Switch Downloads This Week

Nintendo SwitchSonic Mania This week's batch of titles on the eShop: Puzzled, Ironcast, forma.8, Piczle Lines DX, and Minecraft Story Mode - The Complete Adventure.

--AP

RIP Tobe Hooper
August 28, 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!

--AP

Review: Hasbro Transformers The Last Knight Premier Edition Megatron

Figure of the DayHasbro Transformers The Last Knight Premier Edition 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!

A redeco with a new head! The Hasbro Transformers The Last Knight Premier Edition Megatron is seemingly selling pretty well at Toys R Us, where it is exclusive. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--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 at 12:01 AM MST 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!

--AP

Roger Atlord
August 29, 2017
Review: Bit Figs Trophy Set

Figure of the DayBit Figs Trophy 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!

The goldest! The Bit Figs Trophy Set was where these figures basically debuted, and they're pretty great. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

Ad: New Star Wars and Hasbro at Entertainment Earth

Entertainment EarthAd: Pre-Order new Hasbro Transformers, Star Wars, Marvel, and More from Entertainment Earth! New Transformers Generations Overlord join dozens of awesome new items for kids of all ages... and collectors.

Star Wars Rogue One Rebels Fenn Rau Action Figure Star Wars Rogue One Shoretrooper and Bistan Action Figures Transformers Generations Platinum Liokaiser - EE Exclusive Star Wars The Black Series C-3PO 6-Inch Action Figure Hellboy Comic Hellboy with Jacket Pop Vinyl Figure #01 Marvel Universe Cooking Deadpool ArtFX+ Statue

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The Original Cast Recording of Wonder Woman
August 16, 2017
Review: Hasbro Transformers Generations Titans Return Rewind

Figure of the DayHasbro Transformers Generations Titans Return RewindSomething 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!

Almost gone! The Hasbro Transformers Generations Titans Return Rewind is on the way out, so if you stumble on one I suggest buying it now. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

Cyber Battalion Transformers Hitting Walgreens

TransformersTransformersVia BWTF: Transformers Cyber Battalion Jetfire found at Walgreens. It's $16.99 - quite a bargain for a Voyager-sized figure - and supposedly Prowl may be making the rounds too. I've reviewed last years' models and they're superb. Obviously he's no Revolution gift set Jetfire, but at this price you probably won't complain too much - the Starscream from which he was remolded is one of the best takes on the character!

--AP

PS4: PSN Updates

PS4Absolver New to the Playstation 4 this week: Dead Alliance, Undertale, Detention, Everybody’s Golf, Absolver, Fishing Planet, Grim Legends 2: Song of the Dark Swan, Last Day of June, Life is Strange: Before the Storm (Episode 1), The Lost Bear, The Metronomicon: Slay the Dance Floor, Obduction, Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition, Redout, Sparc, Still Time, Surf World Series, Warriors All-Stars, White Day: A Labyrinth Named School, Windjammers, Yakuza Kiwami, Windjammers, Resident Evil Revelations, Rock of Ages 2: Bigger & Boulder, Sneaky Bears, and X-Morph: Defense.

New classic games this week: Art of Fighting Anthology.

--AP

PS Vita: PSN Updates This Week

PS VitaStill Time New to the PSP Vita this week: Still Time and Windjammers.

--AP

Everybody in LA Knows That Story
August 31, 2017
Review: Mega Construx Heroes Masters of the Universe Skeletor Action Figure

Figure of the DayMega Construx Heroes Masters of the Universe Skeletor 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!

He'll get you, He-Man! The Mega Construx Heroes Masters of the Universe Skeletor Action Figure is one of very few figures of the character to be sold in a major retailer as of late, so be sure to grab one if you see it for five bucks. So read on, and come back tomorrow for more!

--AP

A Reissue of Super Nintendo Street Fighter II

RedNintendoVia iam8bit: Street Fighter II (30th Anniversary Edition). It's $100 limited edition of 5,500 cartridges - which seems pricey for a common game - with some bonus goodies and red or glow-in-the-dark variant cartridges. Supposedly it works, but there's a disclaimer for its November release you should note:

"WARNING: Use of this reproduction game cartridge (the “Product”) on the SNES gaming hardware may cause the SNES console to overheat or catch fire."

You can't make this stuff up.

--AP

PS4, Vita Getting Japanese LE for Secret of Mana

Mana ManaTransformersVia NCS: Seiken Densetsu 2 Secret of Mana Collector's Edition . It's $198 at NCS - you get a soundtrack CD, 3 figures, DLC, a storybook, the game, and a fancy box. And if it were a US English release, I'd probably buy it. There's also a Vita port for the same price.

--AP

New Games for the Xbox One

Xbox OneX-Morph: DefenseXbox fans, it's time to try X-Morph: Defense. Microsoft says:

"Unique fusion of a top down shooter and tower defense strategy. You are the X-Morph – an alien species that invades Earth to harvest its resources. Strategize in the build mode by carefully selecting various types of alien towers or throw yourself right into the battle. Build mazes for incoming enemies in an environment that provides exceptional planning freedom. Tear down buildings and collapse bridges to support your defense or to simply indulge in a spectacle of unprecedented destruction."

Also available: ReCore Definitive Edition, >Surf World Series, Feral Fury, and The Metronomicon: Slay The Dance Floor.

--AP


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