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We knew that Sideshow was preparing to launch a life-size R2-D2 figure, and that dream is now a reality. A very, very expensive reality.

The Limited Edition R2-D2 Life-Size Figure features a brand new sculpt of our old friend. More realistic than ever before, this representation features screen accurate lights and sounds. The lights and sounds can be triggered with the included remote control that stores in a hidden compartment just next to the speaker. For those wishing to add even more depth to the story of R2, his dome can be rotated to the right and left, along with the holographic projectors. R2 is standing atop a Millennium Falcon themed base, to give an added air of presence to your collection.

I know it’s not something everyone can afford, but if you can, now’s your chance to have an R2 just chillin’ in your house. Meanwhile, I’ll start playing the lotto. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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Arrow fans have been telling Stephen Amell that he should compete on American Ninja Warrior for years. Back in 2014, the show even reached out to his manager in hopes of making it happen. Amell turned that opportunity down citing a lack of time in his schedule, but it seems that Salt Lake City Comic-Con finally “pushed him over the edge”.

Over the weekend Amell wrote the following on Facebook:

Ok… It happened. The people of Salt Lake City and the great State of Utah pushed me over the edge. NBC American Ninja Warrior – in 2017, I would like to compete on your show.

I’m sure that Supergirl stuntwoman Jessie Graff’s dominance on the show has also proven to be an inspiration. A little superhero competition is hard to resist.

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For a limited time you can get these 100% Copper Audio Blast Earbuds for only $29.99 (49% off) with free shipping in our Nerd Approved Deals Store!

Earbuds never looked or sounded so good. The Audio Blast Earphones are made of 100% copper, fitting comfortably and lightly in your ears, while delivering high-definition audio. The copper housing prevents vibrations and any unwelcome noise from tainting your listening experience. You won’t even have to worry about tangling thanks to the silicon-coated nylon cable.

  • Copper housing isolates noise
  • Dynamic audio system w/ powerful drivers deliver optimal audio
  • Silicon-coated nylon cable prevents tangling
  • Comes w/ 3 different sizes of earbud sleeves to fit your ears perfectly

100% Copper Audio Blast Earbuds ($29.99)

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Which is cuter? Funko’s Suicide Squad Pop figures or Harley and The Joker from the Nendoroid line? I would say it’s a toss up, but the Nendoroid figures seem more likely to come alive at night and murder you in your sleep. You know, just in case that’s a dealbreaker for you.

The Harley figure comes with three face plates (gritting teeth, blowing bubble gum, and smiling) as well as a base and bat. The Joker comes with three faces (so serious, smiling, and shock), along with electroshock tools and a straight razor. They stand at four inches, and they run for about ¥4,500 each (roughly $44). Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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Tamashii Nations is adding to their Feudal Japan-inspired Star Wars Movie Realization line with this awesome Stormtrooper Archer figure. It follows previous releases like Taikoyaku Stormtrooper with drums and Ashigaru Stormtrooper. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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If you were a fan of Mythbusters, you will certainly have noticed that the final season of the show was produced without the involvement of the build team, Grant Imahara, Tory Belleci, and Kari Byron. However, it was recently revealed that the trio will be reuniting for a new show on Netflix that will debut later this year.

Work on the production, dubbed White Rabbit Project, began in May and will cover “topics as diverse as jailbreaks, superpower technology, heists and crazy world war two weapons”. Mythbusters producer Beyond Productions will once again be at the helm, and although it is not a direct spinoff, it has been described as “Mythbusters in Wonderland”.

White Rabbit Project is currently slated to debut on December 9. Check out pics from the set below. [click to continue…]

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The second I saw my first Death Trooper in the Rogue One teaser trailer, I wanted to see what Hot Toys would do with it. Now I know and it’s everything I hoped it would be.

This 1/6 scale trooper has a helmet with green LEDs, interchangeable hands, a Death Trooper blaster rifle with strap, a blaster pistol, a shoulder pouch, a specially designed figure stand and more.

In other words, it’s gorgeous and it’s available for pre-order now. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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Warhammer 40K fan, Senior 3D Artist, and filmmaker Erasmus Brosdau has turned his love for the game into an absolutely incredible looking fan film called The Lord Inquisitor. This film, made with the blessing of Games Workshop, is a five-year labor of love that has culminated in the 8-minute prologue featured below (the full film is slated for release next year). Seriously, it’s one of the most ambitious and breathtaking fan film projects we have ever seen. [click to continue…]

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The Rogue One toy madness continues, this time with your first look at upcoming Funko Pops.

Whether you’re looking for Rebels or Imperials, there’s all kinds of cuteness on the way. You know I want them all. I always do. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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For a limited time you can get the Bastron B9 Glass Bluetooth Keyboard in our Nerd Approved Deals Store for $129.99 (45% off) with free shipping!

The future of computing is here and it looks like smooth glass floating above glowing blue lights. The Glass Keyboard by Bastron eliminates the infamous broken keyboard button and ergonomic mouse clicking catastrophe we all face more than we’d like to admit. Use the Bastron as a mouse as well as a keyboard with its touch sensitive key and gesture controls, so you can swipe, scroll, click, and type with ease. It’s as smart as it is attractive, and its intuitive functionality is sure to help you be more productive with every word typed.

  • Cool blue backlight
  • Bluetooth wireless functionality
  • Gesture control functionality
  • Touch-sensitive key controls
  • Extremely high-quality craftsmanship
  • Ultra-slim 0.094″ thick glass
  • Simple micro USB connection & universal compatibility
  • Durable aluminum frame

Bastron B9 Glass Bluetooth Keyboard ($129.99)