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Metroid Phazon Suit Statue

Metroid Phazon Suit Statue

Limited to 1500 pieces, this statue puts Samus’ famous black and red Phazon Suit in a pretty sleek pose. It looks especially hot in the dark with 25 LEDs and a mirror base.

Rise of the Argonauts Trailer

Rise of the Argonauts Trailer

Codemasters’ upcoming Rise of the Argonauts has a distinct Ridley Scott/Gladiator feel. Greek mythology buffs: you play Jason on his quest for the golden fleece; click above to view the trailer.

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Star Trek Online Trailer

Star Trek Online Trailer

Star Trek Online has a trailer up, and man are we excited: lots of stuff gets blowed up real good. Note: download the hi-res trailer if you can; the YouTube trailer just doesn’t do it justice.

G.I. Joe Mighty Muggs

G.I. Joe Mighty Muggs

Hasbro’s latest Mighty Mugg vinyls feature G.I. Joe and will launch in November. Boy are these stirring up Saturday cartoon memories; Snake is still the most bad-ass out of the bunch.

Macross: Ace Frontier

Macross: Ace Frontier

Robotech fans have been aching for a video game deserving of the Macross mantle; this trailer of Macross: Ace Frontier (PSP) has us drooling like an Invid on protoculture.

Iron Man Blu-Ray

Iron Man Blu-Ray

The Iron Man Blu-ray edition (avail. 9/30) packs more punch than a flame-throwing robotic suit. Our favorite extra is the Hall of Armor, which displays 3D schematics of suits and weapons.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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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