Another batch of items, this has been a busy month of releases with Christmas right around the corner.
The latest Pokemon game, I will be playing Moon while my son plans on playing Sun.
With the jokingly short controller cables on the NES Classic Edition I picked up two extensions from BestBuy, these have been re-branded from the Wii era so you will need to remove two screws to take off the clear plastic clip and then screw the housing back together before use.
The great hunt comes to an end, I have waited for over a year to find the World of Nintendo 6 inch Metroid figure, today my local Toys R Us had two in stock. ^_^
The latest batch of Amiibo came out a few weeks back, I finally got another Ikea Detolf shelf since my first is packed full of Amiibo already… and decided to unbox these for photos before putting them in the case.
As usual I have had a busy past couple of months, some recent pickups outlined here with another post most likely next weekend!
My lovely wife always thinks of me when she is out, she saw these and knew I did not have them so picked them up.
25th anniversary Sonic pack, I love the fat Sonic items released in celebration of the franchise!
I was one of the lucky few to have picked up a NES Classic Edition, luck really. I woke up the morning of release really early and checked all of the local retailers websites to see if any online orders were available and surprisingly was able to purchase with in-store pickup at my local Toys R Us. Somehow my purchase was still available at 6:00 PM that night, amazing.
The latest set of Nintendo Hotwheels, this set was much easier to find than previous releases.
This was on sale for less than $12.00 so why not, even given the latest New Leaf update this was worth it for the price.
Long time no post!
Another couple months have past by and I have had quite a few pickups so onto it!
Uncharted 4 and Tomb Raider! Deep sales at Best Buy + Gamers Club discount got me both of these for $51, not bad considering how new UC4 is.
I was finally able to pick up the last starter pack at a big discount!
A few more figures from Tru sales.
World of Warcraft: Legion Collector’s Edition, a few weeks in and in my opinion this is the best expansion since Wrath of the Lich King so far!
The Frostwolf Pup plushy for my wife!
Pepe for me!
My local Tru only got a few of these in, the 25th anniversary Sonic plush. Sega needs to go back to the original fat Sonic design!
Newer World of Nintendo figures, all were %50 off at Walgreens.
From the creators of Retrogamer magazine a thorough guide to Sega hardware and games!
25th anniversary, am I getting that old already?
Dual system Retrogamer guide, this side SMS.
And this side NES.
World of Warcraft: Ultimate Visual Guide. Really nice Blizzard WOW art book.
World of Warcraft Chronicle Volume 1, fantastic book that covers the pre WOW lore of Warcraft!
Another month has gone by with nothing too exciting to report on but I continue to pickup the slow trickle of Amiibo coming out and Disney Infinity as the sales allow.
I am unfortunately seeing an issue with random .mp3 audio files on the stream so I have switched things back to Sega Genesis tracks only which are .flac, not sure what might be causing this issue but I haven’t had a chance to narrow it down.
The squid sisters!
The recolors for the squid kids and the squid!
Best Buy had a Black Friday in July sale which when combined with the GCU discount brought this game down into the $27 range and an obvious grab!
Starter packs for under $20, why thank you…
I have always loved the Retrogamer magazines and books, this one has some great content.
I have been horrible about posting the past two months, a new hobby and work around the house has had my attention divided, that said I have the usual pickups to show with more on the way in July.
On the gaming front I have been working on setting up OpenEmu on my Mac and LaunchBox on my gaming PC, while I prefer the real thing there is something to be said for the convenience of save states when you are a busy adult and frankly…. some games simply cost too much in today’s market for any sane person to grab. 🙂
Cool Spot and Mick & Mack for the Genesis, both really good licensed games from what was in my opinion the best era of gaming for these types of titles.
Summer outfit Isabelle amiibo!
The new Kirby series amiibo for the launch of Kirby: Planet Robot.
I was also able to pick up some of the “Skymiibo” for cheap, roughly $13.00 each.
Free for everyone via Gamestop, I posted an extra to Twitter and Instagram for followers to claim.
With Disney Infinity canceled I decided to get some of my favorite characters, I plan to grab most of the other Disney related figures once they go on deep sales.
It has been quite on this front as I was pretty sick for almost two weeks, now that I am feeling better I wanted to share some of my latest additions in both the gaming and graphic novel spaces.
Chrono Trigger the JRPG masterpiece from the SNES was remastered and released for the DS, Amazon has new copies on sale for less than $20.00 so I had to grab a copy of one of my favorite games of all time.
I finally picked up Volume 4 of Saga as well as 5 other Volume One releases for various comics that I have been wanting to read such as Low, Descender, East of West, Pretty Deadly and Tokyo Ghost!
I was able to grab the latest round of amiibo, the Smash lineup is almost done so it will be interesting to see what Nintendo does moving forward. I doubt that we will see many more Animal Crossing figures (where is Cousteau?) but we will likely see a ton of new Zelda figures when Zelda Wii U launches.
Timmy and Tommy from Animal Crossing!
Kapp’n from Animal Crossing!
Rover from Animal Crossing.
Roy from Fire Emblem and part of the Super Smash Bros. lineup.
Famicom R.O.B, also part of the Super Smash Bros. lineup.
And of course Ryu my favorite character from Street Fighter and part of the Super Smash Bros. lineup.