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The Master Chief and Grunts

The Master Chief and Grunts

The Master Chief and Grunts is up on eBay at a cool starting bid of $1,600; auction ends 8/17. Made out of sterling silver, it’s a 1/9th scale statue and is completely one of a kind.

Tim Tsui Da Warrior

Tim Tsui Da Warrior

This Blood Diamond version of Da Warrior by Tim Tsui is all kinds of awesome. Features a removable helmet, spray can, extra head and a crystal eye. Limited to only 200 pieces.

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Element x Krabo Bike

Element x Krabo Bike

Skateboard enthusiasts may wish to try their hands feet at something new: Element has partnered with bike maker Krabo to create a limited collection of wood-wheeled bikes.

Gears of War 2 Lancer

Gears of War 2 Lancer

Fans of Marcus Fenix will be getting a treat: Amazon is throwing in a full-size Lancer for Gears of War 2 preorders (provided you pay $140). Yes, it looks cool, and no, you can’t have it.

Maestro Dobel Tequila

Maestro Dobel Tequila

New this month, the Maestro Dobel Diamond Tequila is a blend of three aged tequilas (Reposado, Anejo and Extra-Anejo). It’s produced in Southern Europe and sold in limited quantities.

Portal Mini Magnets

Portal Mini Magnets

Portal is one of those games that lingers long after you’ve put down the controller; these vectored mini 1″ magnets will make you miss your Weighted Companion Cube.

Bride of Stan

Bride of Stan

Travis Louie, Pressure Printing and Hi-Fructose have teamed up to create “Bride of Stan“. The intaglio print sits behind bubble glass in a hand-casted resin frame with solid steel back.

Fable Limited Edition

Fable Limited Edition

Fable 2 will be available on October 21 in the states; we’re looking forward to the Limited Edition, which includes a Hobbe figure from Qee. Just like life, Hobbe is nasty, brutish, and short.

Puzzle Calendar

Puzzle Calendar

Puzzle Calendar’s 77 Lego-like tiles include dates, days, blanks and icons. Truth is, we can see ourselves wasting considerable man-hours building our calendar to be just so.

Braid For XBLA

Braid For XBLA

Destructoid has a great article giving eight reasons why Xbox 360 owners should download the recently released Braid. Kind of like a time traveling version of Portal, it’s a fun mind bender.

GTA IV: Coming To PC

GTA IV: Coming To PC

Grand Theft Auto IV is coming to the PC on Nov. 18th in the US and Nov. 20th in Europe with “newly expanded multiplayer”, and we couldn’t be happier. Two words: Invincibility Cheat.

SOFT&FURRY Vinyls

SOFT&FURRY Vinyls

Coming this September 13th: Colorado-based team CYPHER13 will be releasing SOFT&FURRY at Plastic Chapel. CYPHER13 produced everything from the sculpts to the final rotocast.

Star Wars Kustomz

Star Wars Kustomz

Released at the 2008 San Diego Comic Convention, this limited edition Red Baron TIE Fighter is a nod to hot rod culture. Coming soon: Darth Vader’s Star Destroyer dragster.

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Axon Razorback RC Racer

Axon Razorback RC Racer

The Axon Razorback Anti-Gravity Racer is an RC hovercraft that can hit up to 45 mph; this bad boy drifts and jumps like none other. Available sometime in September: daddy wants.

Johnnie Walker F1 Night Race

Johnnie Walker F1 Night Race

Millionaire jetsetters: Johnnie Walker’s Black Label F1 Night Race whisky will only be available at airport duty free shops, but get this: you’ll need to chase it, as it will change locations monthly.

Planet of the Apes Evolution

Planet of the Apes Evolution

It was Earth, all along: Planet of the Apes will be coming to Blu-Ray 11/4 in a 40 Year Evolution five disc set. Includes all five films in 1080p with 5.1 DTS MA, along with a 200 page art book.

Space Siege

Space Siege

Gas Powered Games’ action/RPG Space Siege is now available. You defend a colony ship after a massive attack on Earth. The graphics aren’t top notch, but you do get to blow up lots of alien baddies.

David Blaine Split Spades

David Blaine Split Spades

Magicians swear by the quality of their deck, and it doesn’t get better than David Blaine. His Split Spades Lion Deck is durable, fanning and handling like new despite heavy use.

David Lanham’s Zog

David Lanham’s Zog

David Lanham is one of our favorite artists (you may know his work at Iconfactory), so we’re thrilled to see his vinyl Zog at StrangeKiss. Also available: Murder Zog, a Lanham/Kozik collab.

Legendary Preorder Bonus

Legendary Preorder Bonus

If werewolves, griffins, and weird frog-looking demons are your thing, Gamecock Media’s upcoming Legendary (9/30) is including a graphic novel and DVD for any preorders.

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Opus Foosball Table

Opus Foosball Table

Best. Foosball. Ever. ELEVEN FORTY’s Opus Foosball table is the ultimate in bespoke party games: everything, from the type of wood to the microcast heads and bodies is custom-made.

Flight, Volume Five

Flight, Volume Five

Fresh for this summer, the fifth volume of Kazu Kibuishi’s Flight series of books is now available. Inside are 368 enjoyable, full-color pages from 23 accomplished comic book artists.

Steampunk Robots

Steampunk Robots

We’re personally getting tired of the Steampunk genre, but we still love these robot models by The Builder’s Studio. They look metallic, but these retro tech creations are made out of wood.

Geometry Wars 2

Geometry Wars 2

Geometry Wars is one of those games that hurts you real good with visuals. Geometry Wars 2 is now out at XBLA, and remixes the original game + five new modes + 4-player multiplayer. PS3?

Urbanspoon: Shake It

Urbanspoon: Shake It

Urbanspoon’s iPhone app works like a virtual magic eight ball, except it brings up restaurant suggestions and reviews. Awesome: a map showing people shaking their phones.

Droplet Vinyl Toys

Droplet Vinyl Toys

Just like the name says, Droplets are drop-shaped collectibles. Sold blindboxed, they’re hand-signed and hand-numbered, each with their own personality. Black is the hardest to find.

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