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MATHOPOLY: Board Game for Learning Math Students!


Mathopoly offers students the great chance to learn mathematical concepts and formulas in a easy-going, fun environment. It incorporates the mathematical diversity needed to ensure success for kids in today’s challenging curriculum. Everything about Mathopoly is mathematical, from the dice toss to the curriculum based questions.

Creator Willi Penner had trouble with Math his whole life and and as a teacher himself, he had to solve the monotonous way schools were teaching math skills to students. He saw improvements in the Math skills of students not only in his classes but classrooms around North America by using Mathopoly as a part of learning.


Filmaholics Review “The Lego Movie”


Watch out for more reviews for upcoming films.

What did you guys think of the Lego film leave a comment down below.


Skylanders Swapforce Review

I had the pleasure of reviewing one of Activations’ newest games known as Skylanders Swap Force. This game is the third installment of the series and is a sequel to the the Skylanders Giants. Swap Force has the same grab and go characters where you can play as whichever character you like and however you want to play like. Now the main thing in this game is the swap force characters themselves. What’s cool about them is that you can take a swap force character and switch either the top or bottom half of them and switch it with the top or bottom of another swap force character. For example you like the attacks for rattle shake and the teleporting power of hoot loop well then switch them around and now you have rattle loop so your able to have the best of both worlds.


A Fangirl Weekly Discussion: What You Missed at Comic-Con 2013


Comic-Con 2013 has now come to a close, and some fans of the con are suffering from severe Comic-Con blues or post Comic-Con hangover. However, don’t worry my fellow nerds this Fangirl is here to help you get through the after Comic-Con effects. As we all know Comic-Con has turned into a media spectrum of stars, lights, and the unattainable collectable toys from Hasbro. However, there are still a lot of things about Comic-Con that you probably missed out on when standing fifteen hours waiting to get into Hall H. Here is your guide on comics and exclusive toys that you missed at this year Comic-Con.


Disney Infinity: Toy Box Mode Trailer

In Disney Infinity players can assemble and populate their own worlds and games from pieces of all sorts of Disney properties. The world creation process involves using logic editor tools but Disney promises the tutorials are accessible and there are templates available.

Disney Infinity is due in various forms in August on 3DS, PC, PlayStation 3, Wii, Wii U and Xbox 360 with companion mobile apps expected to follow.


BioShock Infinite: Siege of Columbia Strategy Board Game In The Works

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Plaid Hat Games has announced Bioshock Infinite: The Siege of Columbia, a board game adaptation of the recently released Bioshock Infinite video game.

The game covers the war between the Founders (Blue) and the Vox Populi (Red), all while the two unaffiliated Booker and Elizabeth tokens make their way through the city and impact both teams. It seems like you’ll be taking the role of one of the two warring groups, and the game is designed for two or four players.

The release is estimated to be coming in 2-5 months. You may pre-order the game for $59.95, but the full retail price looks like it will be $84.95.


Yu-Gi-Oh HeroClix

yugioh_heroclix 4K Media Inc. announced aswell that it is creating a line of the games using the WizKids HeroClix and Dice Building Game platform, Quarriors, featuring the Yu-Gi-Oh! Classic animated library. Under the agreement, WizKids will produce a line of games based on the beloved animated series that first aired eleven years ago. The first HeroClix release will feature approximately 50 collectible HeroClix figures released with a two player Starter and Booster expansion packs. The product is expected to hit the market later this year with additional sets being released throughout 2014. Yu-Gi-Oh! HeroClix and Dice Building Games will be available at specialty, hobby and comic book stores worldwide excluding Asia.


Yu-Gi-Oh TCG Got Licensed

Yu-Gi-Oh_TCG_new_logo4K Media Inc., the newly formed, wholly owned subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment, announced that it is making available for license, for the first time, artwork from its world record setting trading card game. NECA is the first licensee to take advantage of this newest opportunity for the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand. Under the agreement, NECA will produce action figures, headknockers, collectible replicas, puzzles, jewelry, posters, calendars and accessories utilizing artwork from the ever popular Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game.


Symbiote Studios All of My Wants!

The Elder Scrolls V Dark Elf in Daedric Armor Figure

So if you are like me you can never get enough Elder Scrolls anything, and that was when I found this awesome little gem. Symbiot Studios has this awesome vinyl figure up for preorder right now for only $19.99. The figure is a Dark Elf wearing Daedric Armor and comes with a shield and sword, the helmet can also be removed. The figure itself is over 3.5 inches tall and has articulating arms. If you pre- order now the item will be shipped on the 31st of March so make sure to do it this weekend. I can’t wait to see more of this line come out so I can have tons of adventures while at work.


CES 2013 Highlight: Canon


Another amazing booth we got a chance to visit at CES 2013 in Las Vegas was Canon, and oh my! I felt like a kid in a candy store, or when I walk into a makeup store…

Just look at all those lenses! I’ll take one of each please!


There was a cool showcase of the different parts that make a Canon lens.


I want to own all of these, yes even the ginormous bazookas, which I would probably not be able to lift on my own but I do not care.


Pick your favorite video to win a Halo Megabloks Giveaway!

The Contest is now in the  Face-Off phase (Nov 5th – 26th). The Face-Off essentially takes the top videos from each category and pits them against each other in a knockout-style tournament to determine the Top 5. And we’re giving away a cool Brute Chieftan Charge Megabloks for just picking a vid.

Here’s how to enter head over to the contest  site (click here) vote for your favorite video and let us know in the comments below which one you picked.

And we’ll select one lucky winner.


Pick your favorite video to win a Halo Megabloks Giveaway!

The Contest is now in the  Face-Off phase (Nov 5th – 26th). The Face-Off essentially takes the top videos from each category and pits them against each other in a knockout-style tournament to determine the Top 5. And we’re giving away a cool Brute Chieftan Charge Megabloks for just picking a vid.

Here’s how to enter head over to the contest  site (click here) vote for your favorite video and let us know in the comments below which one you picked.

And we’ll select one lucky winner.


Sideshow Collectibles: Nathan Drake

Sideshow Collectibles just announced that they have partnered with Naughty Dog Inc. and Sony to start production of Uncharted 3: Drakes Deception items. This is great news if you are a collector like me due to the fact that Sideshow doesn’t normally do a lot of video game items. Hopefully this will mean that they are going to start to expand into video game statues, because I would really like a well done Agent 47 statue.


Skylanders Giants: Granite Crusher

Sunday, Oct. 21, marks the day Activision reveals the latest addition to the epic Skylanders series – Skylanders Giants. In anticipation of the launch, Target has announced the exclusive Granite Crusher character as well as the upcoming holiday limited-time only LightCore Triple Pack which is available in store and on on Nov. 27.

The exclusive Granite Crusher Giant is going for $14.99 and has increased power and level cap. Granite Crusher is a deco change character with a unique granite look and feel with blue crystals represented both on the toy and in game.



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mc chris is holding another auction in order to raise money to fight cystic fibrosis, and this time it’s LEGO. mc chris holds several auctions every year with tons of different nerd and gamer swag that is also signed by him. The money goes to a charity dedicated to fighting cystic fibrosis and very serious and not well know disease.


Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) Premium Format Figure

In brightest day, in darkest nights,
No evil shall escape my sight
Let those who worship evil’s might,
Beware my power
Green Lanterns light!

The Figure stands over 20 inches tall and features a radiant light up base.

Hal Jordan wanted to be like his father, so he joined the U.S Air Force. Soon after, Abin Sur crashed to Earth from the Green Lantern Crops, before he died he sent his ring to choose a new Green Lantern. The ring chose Hal Jordan to become a Green lantern.

Pre-order HERE!


Limited edition Stormtrooper

About figure:

The Stormtrooper figure captures every detail of the iconic armored soldiers from the original ‘Star Wars’ film, A New Hope. Each piece is individually painted and finished, each with its own unique quality and detail that is the trademark of a handcrafted Sideshow Collectibles product. This dynamic figure features a real fabric bodysuit and hand-cast trooper armor. The Stormtrooper Premium Format Figure is the perfect addition to any Star Wars display

Price: $299.99
Buy it here


Commander Carter sixth scale figure

Price: $219.99 Pre-order


  • Stands 13.5 inches tall
  • Fiber-optic illuminated helmet and combat armor
  • Magnetized shoulder shields and rear pouch that all weapons can be attached to
  • Rubberized suit over a fully articulated body with complete outer armor attachments
  • Fully articulated fingers
  • Weapon loadout:
  • M392 DMR (Designated Marksman Rifle)
  • M9 HE-DP APG Frag Grenade (x2)
  • Combat Knife with sheath

Get it here


Limited Edition Diesel Batman and Bane watches!


Features a blackened stainless steel case with hidden under-bezel LED lamps that light the dial in a powerful glow. Industrial designed rubber strap emulates the Batsuit.

  • Case Size: 45.4 mm x 56.5 mm
  • Case Thickness: 10.25 mm
  • Lug Width: 22 mm
  • Movement: Chronograph – VD55/JP
  • Water Resistant: 5 ATM
  • Packaging: Diesel Watch Box
  • Warranty: 2 Year International

Black Widow Sixth Scale Figure

Get this Limited Edition Black Widow figure.


  • Authentic and detailed fully realized likeness of Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow in the movie The Avengers
  • Newly sculpted head with movie-accurate facial expression and make-up
  • Real fabric hair implantation in auburn short curly hair
  • Newly developed TrueType body highlighting her distinctive body shape
  • Approximately 28 cm tall
  • Over 28 points of articulation
  • Eight pieces of interchangeable gloved palms including: One pair of palms for holding pistols, One pair of fists with realistic tazer effect, One pair of fists, One right palm for posing on waist, One right palm for throwing discs

New Halo 4 Characters revealed via McFarlane Figures


Symbiote Studios to make vinyl toys based off of Bethesda Softworks’ franchises

Symbiote Studios LLC, a leading distributor and manufacturer of collectables and toys,  has obtained the rights to make Bethesda Softworks’ franchises such as Doom, Fallout, Dishonored, QUAKE and The Elder Scrolls.

If you are attending QuakeCon and have already ordered the QuakeCon “Swag Pack” you will be receiving  an exclusive figurine of one of Symbiote’s first creations for Bethesda.

Symbiote already as a Dragonborn figurine based off of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, up for pre-order on their website here. If you are attending QuakeCon, you can pre-order the Dragonborn figurine at the Symbiote Booth in person.


Bane sixth scale figure



  • Authentic and detailed fully realized likeness of Tom Hardy as Bane in The Dark Knight Rises movie
  • Newly developed head sculpt with mask (Not Detachable)
  • Approximately 30 cm tall
  • TrueType body with over 30 points of articulations
  • Five pieces of interchangeable palms including: One pair of fists, one pair of relaxed palms, and one left open palm
  • One leather-like brown jacket
  • One dark brown shirt
  • One green combat vest
  • One pair of leather-like brown gloves
  • One pair of grey military pants


Sweet even more awsomeness.


Modern Sonic Statues Now Announced

First 4 Figures announced today that they are releasing a new Modern Sonic statue that will kick off a whole new line of Sonic the Hedgehog collectibles. These statues are 15 inches tall and the pose Sonic is in is a really cool running position. These Sonic statues are limited to 750 pieces and they cost $219.99, the release date has not been announced just yet but that info should be announced any day now.