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MEGA BLOKS HALO Gungoose Review (Set#CNH24)

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Welcome back to BAToynews, fellow blok-heads!
Today’s review features one of the most sought-after figures since super-articulation was announced; Noble Six! So how is he…er…um, the gungoose? Let’s get started…

 

PACKAGING:

Following the same design changes mentioned  here (Covenant Commander review), MEGA BLOKS follows suit with the Gungoose box; showcasing the render of the vehicle against a black backdrop silhouetted by the words “HALO” in the top corner. On the back panel we can see another render of the vehicle in a brief, with a side graphic indicating the figure included is in fact the long awaited for Noble Six with MA37 ICWS (Assault rifle)!!!

[Editors' NOTE: It seems that contrary to some speculation, Noble Six is GRAY, not BROWN; hence ending the debate -- and corresponds with McFarlane's released figure AND game renders]:

Noble Six Screenshot from HALO: Reach (courtesy of Pinterest)

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Mega Bloks Halo Spartan Customizer Pack Review (Set# CNC95)

Spartan Customizer Figures Crimson & Venom, poseable halo micro mini figuresIntroduction:

Following up on the combat team packs offered in Fall-2014, the spring 2015 Halo wave brings us a new style of “weapons pack” by MEGA BLOKS – the Spartan Customizer pack. This set features two Spartan IVs with color palettes indicative of Continue reading

Halo Mega Bloks EVA Booster featuring Fred

Mega Bloks Booster Frame Review Set# CND02

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Preface: Normally when I do reviews I start off by opening the package, getting a few shots of the contents inside and then proceed to build it to capture some cool detail in the build or fascinating feature of the set. However, for this review I decided to take a different approach and Continue reading

Fall HALO Preview: ELEPHANT

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ONI Procurement division has confirmed that the Elephant troop carrier is now making it’s presence across the North American hemisphere, so until it’s in our possession, constructed and deployed, let’s take a moment to preview what kinds of awesomeness this set may contain, shall we?

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Halo Mega Bloks UNSC Wombat Drone and Micro Mini Action Figure

HALO: UNSC Recon Drone “Wombat” (Set# 97451)

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DSCN2820Preface:   The UNSC recon drone aka “Wombat” is the unmanned most notably found in HALO 3: ODST and is seen in cutscenes flying over New Mombasa. In this particular set by MEGA BLOKS, we get a set containing 89 pieces which constructs the F-99 unmanned aerial surveillance craft, the playable character “Rookie”, an M7S silenced SMG – the notorious weapon of choice for ODSTs, and a micro-screen display.  The following intel report was filed on behalf of BAToynews courtesy of MEGA BLOKS…

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left-to-right: Troop-pack hunter, Elite Storm, S7 single-pack grunt, S5 single pack grunt.

HALO: Quad-Walker Review (MEGA BLOKS Set# 97263)

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Preface    The ONI Reap-X subseries is a deviation of the HALO brand licensed to MEGA BLOKS, that integrates the technologies acquired by Covenant defeats with current UNSC assets. Although it is not technically canon (yet), it is MEGA BLOKS attempt to add to the HALO universe through a series of vehicles classified as ONI prototypes which are sent on missions through covert deployments aka BLACK OPS. This concept allows Continue reading

A Closer Look: Micro-Scale Warthog Attack

DSCN2035Preface:     The micro fleet series is a new sub-line from MEGA BLOKS being offered in 2014. Each set features a micro-scale version of one of MEGA BLOKS most popular UNSC vehicles (Warthog, Hornet, or MANTIS) shrunk to approximately 25% size/pieces of its original blok-counterpart. Each set also includes a micro structure (forerunner tower, sniper tower, or shade turret), a Spartan Mk VI, weapon, “battlescape” plate and display helmet/carrying case. Continue reading

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MEGA BLOKS: HALO UNSC Infinity Armor Bay

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Preface:              The Infinity Armor Bay set# 97262 is MEGA BLOKS’ visual interpretation of the armory bay featured in HALO 4 Spartan Ops. The design of the set comes from a machine that utilizes robotics, AI support and sometimes human technicians to assist a SPARTAN in attaching their armor, as depicted below:

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MEGA BLOKS: HALO Rapid Attack Covenant Ghost

"Run, demon!"

“Run, demon!”

Straight from the classified data files of ONI Section III…

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Preface:            The Rapid Attack Covenant Ghost set# 97213 is the 4th reincarnation of the iconic Type-32 rapid assault vehicle. The set contains 104 pieces and features a redesigned fuselage, added foot pegs for riders, and increased details in the tail of the vehicle.  Also included in this set are two figures; a Halo 4 style – white covenant elite Zealot and a Halo 4 Spartan IV wearing recruit armor in the covert color scheme. The following is analysis provided by ONI field command… Continue reading