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Loot Crate has announced the theme of their February 2015 subscription box. It’s titled “Play” and the description reads:

It’s time to break out the dice, cards and controllers saddle up and strategize: February’s crate is dedicated to all the fun and fantastic games we love to PLAY! From tabletop to video games, we have put together a crate that celebrates both the boundless levels of adventure, creativity and excitement that great gaming can bring. Included will be a Loot Crate Exclusive Edition of a popular tabletop title, plus a vinyl collectible figure from KidRobot, a best-selling story much beloved by gamers & geeks worldwide, and so much more. Pull up a seat and let the games begin!

Ooh, I can’t wait. We got our first box last month and really enjoyed it.

If love nerdy toys/collectibles and surprises, it’s worth giving Loot Crate a try. You can even get 10% off your subscription when you use the code “NERDAPPROVED” at checkout.

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Prepare to have your mind blown by the new Thanos Sixth Scale Figure. Not content to just make a kickass figure, Hot Toys and Sideshow are also including Thanos’ throne, complete with LED light up features.

The figure itself features all of the good things we’ve come to expect from Hoy Toys: loads of articulation, additional accessories, a beautiful headsculpt.

Check out the pictures and details after the break.

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The new Lego SHIELD Helicarrier has been officially announced—and she’s a beauty. At just under 3000 pieces, the Hellicarrier is 31 inches long, 17 inches wide, and 11 inches tall. It’ll also include two runways, Quinjets, forklift trucks, ground support vehicles and much more…plus it comes with its own display stand.

See Also: These Guys Are Landing RC Planes On A Flying RC Avengers Helicarrier

While the Helicarrier is from the first Avengers movie, the set will include Age of Ultron style minifigures of Black Widow, Nick Fury, Hawkeye, Captain America, and Agent Maria Hill in her Lego minifig debut.

The set will be unveiled at ToyFair and will retail for $349.99 when it hits the Lego Shop in March.

Head after the break to see more pictures and a video.

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Well, it looks like Tez Gilmir is in the running for a nerdy Dad-of-the-year award. His son has a big thing for Lego, so Tez decided to make a portable workstation for him as a way to encourage him to keep pursuing his creative hobby.

See Also: This Dad Built Wonder Woman’s Invisible LEGO Jet With His Kids And It Was Glorious

The station unfolds and features a cabinet, bins, a little stool and a table where his son can play with his Lego. When everything’s packed away and the table and stool are folded back up, the station transforms into a giant Lego piece (you can see what it looks like after the break).

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This Lego version of the ship in Interstellar was created by jp_velociraptor and includes details that make it just perfect. There are minifigs of the crew and a great TARS and CASE. This would be a nice one to be able to buy.

See more pictures after the break.

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When we were kids, we loved to have superhero battles with action figures. Now you can bring that same superhero battle action to your chess board with these chess pieces and collector magazines from Eaglemoss Publications.

Each character is cast from a specially formulated metalized resin and painted by expert model makers. Plus, they include a 16-page magazine with comic artwork and chess tips.

With characters from both the Marvel and DC universes, you can cast some of your favorite characters as key pieces and battle.

Head after the break to see more of the upcoming pieces in the collection.

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Builder Fabio Delfino sent us his homemade scale model of an Eclipse-class Super Star Destroyer and it totally blew us away. He even gave it a multitude of tiny lights and sound. It’s based on the Star Wars: Dark Empire comic books and has over 3000 pieces.

Check out more pictures and the video after the break along with all the technical details.

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Star Wars collector Cho Woong has an apartment that will make you drool so hard you’ll need a towel for the computer.

Head after the break to see pictures of his amazing home collection.

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Haha…look at the giant heads on these blind-boxed Power Rangers figures! Let’s hope they don’t run into a tribe of headhunters that know karate.

Each measures about 3″ tall and has 10 points of articulation. They also have removable helmets and a few accessories, so they’ve got a little more going for them than your typical blind-box figure (hence the $12.99 price tag). The first series features the 5 primary Rangers, White Ranger, Green Ranger, Rita Repulsa, Lord Zedd and Goldar.

See another picture after the break.

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Once again, Hot Toys has produced a figure that is so detailed that it might actually have a soul. Seriously, I wouldn’t be surprised if this 1/6th scale Captain America figure from The Avengers: Age Of Ultron came to life during a thunderstorm. From Hot Toys:

The movie-accurate Captain America Collectible Figure is specially crafted based on the image of Chris Evans as Captain America/Steve Rogers in Avengers: Age of Ultron, featuring a newly painted helmeted head sculpt, a newly painted Steve Rogers head sculpt, finely tailored Captain America suit, magnetic metal Captain America shield with retractable handles, and a specially designed figure stand.

See Also: More awesome figures from hot Toys

Odds are the figure will be available for pre-order at Sideshow Collectibles in the coming days but, in the meantime, check out more pics after the break…

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