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Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines - by Hiya Toy
« Reply #15 on: March 10, 2015, 03:41 PM »
Hiya Toys is only making figures for the video game, which was a dud, but the toys are freakishly cool.

I got the Warrior and love it, and that review is definitely worth checking out if anyone's interested in buying modern Aliens figures...  I just am hoping if they get to Colonial Marine figures they'll be really nice.  Hiya's human figures are hit/miss.  Their aliens have been flawless though so far.

I am not really up on who all is making toys for the overall Alien umbrella?  There's Funko but it's all 4" retro stuff, then Hiya is all for just this video game in 4" scale.  I'm not up on other scales enough to know who's doing what.  I know there's a 6" or 7" line...  Is that it, barring high end stuff like busts and statues and whatnot?

There have been 3 companies make high-end 4" figures over the years, but at this point only Hiya's doing anything and it's kind of funny how they're doing some things from the movie, but via the video game.  You won't get Hicks, but you might get a Hicks-like guy.  ;D  I have a Hicks from Hot Toys and it'll be damn tough for them to beat those though, but their aliens are pretty damn awesome so maybe.  Like I say though, their human figures for other lines haven't always been perfect.
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Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines - by Hiya Toy
« Reply #16 on: March 11, 2015, 03:26 PM »
Hiya posted another shot of the prototype Power Loader...  I'm already pondering how I could light an amber flasher on the top. :)
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Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines - by Hiya Toy
« Reply #17 on: March 17, 2015, 10:18 AM »
Another review, this time the Alien Lurker figure.

Also, Hiya is doing a fan poll on the Marines...
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Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines - by Hiya Toy
« Reply #18 on: March 17, 2015, 02:52 PM »
Voted but I honestly don't care which Marines they make, just make some f'n Marines! :)

And again, I cannot recommend people get the Aliens enough...  Get them, have them hanging in your Cantina or whatnot.  Let them stalk your figures.
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Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines - by Hiya Toy
« Reply #19 on: March 17, 2015, 03:21 PM »
Those are pretty cool.  Who sells them?  I liked the review, but couldn't figure where I would go to give them my money.
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Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines - by Hiya Toy
« Reply #20 on: March 17, 2015, 04:06 PM »
BBTS is one of the only US places I've seen taking orders for them.

I'd still like to pick one up but just haven't pulled the trigger on which of the four versions I want most...
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Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines - by Hiya Toy
« Reply #21 on: March 17, 2015, 06:57 PM »
You can get them on BlackSheepToys eBay store too, but beyond those two places I've never seen them anywhere else.

Might I add, the aliens all come with eggs, a nice sizable base that looks like grated deck plating, and a face hugger...  You seriously can't beat stuff like that.  Those are sweet accessories to pack in with an alien and similar to how Microman's alien figures were done.  No chestbursters is all. :(
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Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines - by Hiya Toy
« Reply #22 on: March 19, 2015, 12:22 AM »
Straight from the source, they'll have 3 USCMarines and the Power Loader, then back to World War II figures.

3 Marines is a nice grouping, and the loader itself is obviously all kinds of kick ass.

Their Spring Offensive Germans were mixed reviewed though, so I'm sort of curious to see how they do with the USCM.  The headscuplts were so-so and the webbing didn't fit right, but aside from that they were SA soldiers, and decent.  Not quite 21st or FOV quality but not too many steps from it either.
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