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Top 10 Video Game Figures From Toy Fair 2013 [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 23rd 2013

Toy Fair brings hundreds of thousands of toys into a single giant room, but every single year there are a few that still stand out. I've gone through my Toy Fair photos and memories to pick the 10 biggest and best upcoming figures from the world of gaming. 

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Square Enix's Video Game Figures at Toy Fair 2013 [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 22nd 2013

Square Enix has seemingly always had its hand in the world of video games, but their growing presence in the action figure industry has left a lot of fans in love and in debt. After another strong showing at Toy Fair 2013, even more collectors will be looking for 'square' deals. 

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Max Steel at Toy Fair 2013 [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 21st 2013

Max Steel is an interesting action figure property without much of a following in the United States. But Mattel has recognized the brand's potential and decided to relaunch it alongside a breadth of media to a new and younger audience.

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WWE at Toy Fair 2013 [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 20th 2013

A lot of collectors probably don't realize just how big the wrestling market is in the action figure industry. The figures take up huge swaths of toy aisles across the world, and took up a huge chunk of Mattel's display room at Toy Fair 2013. 

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Mattel's DC Comics Figures at Toy Fair 2013 [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 20th 2013

I'm still making my way through the thousands of Toy Fair photos from last week, and now it's time to take a closer look at one of my all-time favorite action figure properties. How did Mattel's DC Comics lines fare at Toy Fair?

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Weekly Toy Report: Toy Fair Finds [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 18th 2013

The one primary difference between Toy Fair and a more standard fan convention is that it's actually surprisingly difficult to bring toys back home with you. Nothing at Toy Fair is for sale! But thankfully a few wise companies sent this lucky writer home with a few plastic mementos.

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McFarlane Toys' Sports Figures at Toy Fair 2013 [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 17th 2013

Action figure collector aren't often sports fans too, but the worlds do sometimes meld. And as a big fan of both, I'm a perfect example of the colliding interests McFarlane set out to capture with their new sports figures at Toy Fair 2013. 

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The Toy Fair Journey Day 2 [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 16th 2013

For action figure folks, Toy Fair is a different beast every day it's running. The journey certainly takes a few sharp turns from one day to the next. Day 0 and Day 1 each had their big moments, but Day 2 slows things down.

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NECA's Movie Figures at Toy Fair 2013 [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 15th 2013

NECA has truly become the master of perfectly recreating perfect movie characters of the 6-inch variety. But at Toy Fair 2013, they showed off their ability to do spectacular movie-based figures in a variety of scales.

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DC Collectibles' Video Game Figures at Toy Fair 2013 [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 14th 2013

DC Collectibles has been going through a lot of changes lately, including a major focus on DC Comics-based video game figures. Their booth at Toy Fair 2013 was filled with dozens of beautiful gaming figures, enough to make any gamer swoon. 

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NECA's Video Game Figures at Toy Fair 2013 [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 14th 2013

Despite the success and pervaisveness of NECA's Player Select line, there weren't a huge number of video game figures on display from the collectibles manufacturer at Toy Fair 2013. But the ones that showed up sure did look pretty. 

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The Big Bang Theory at Toy Fair 2013 [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 14th 2013

The Big Bang Theory might not be loved by nerds everywhere, but it has more action figures sightings per episode than almost any other show. And now the four main characters have figures of their own, proudly on display for the first time at Toy Fair 2013.

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Romper Zombie at Toy Fair 2013 [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 13th 2013

You often go into Toy Fair knowing exactly what you're looking for, but sometims you still find something totally unexpected. At Toy Fair 2013, I was pleasantly surprised by Romper Zombie. 

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The Walking Dead at Toy Fair 2013 [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 13th 2013

Like pretty much everyone alive, I'm a huge fan of The Walking Dead, both in comic and television formats, and I have more than a few figures from McFarlane Toys based on both properties. That's why I was incredibly excited to see The Walking Dead at Toy Fair 2013!

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McFarlane Toys' Video Game Figures at Toy Fair 2013 [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 13th 2013

McFarlane Toys hasn't always been making video game figures, but it sure feels like they've been perfecting Halo for a long time. And now they've added another major license into their lineup with Assassin's Creed, debuting for the first time at Toy Fair 2013!

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at Toy Fair 2013 [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 13th 2013

When it comes to action figures, I love them all, but none are as important to me as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. That's why Toy Fair 2013 and a trip into the Playmates Toys booth to see dream figures has been unforgettable. 

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The Toy Fair Journey: Day 1 [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 12th 2013

The first day of Toy Fair is always the best. Behind only San Diego Comic Con for its excitement and importance in the action figure world, every collector should figure out a way to experience the first day of the world's biggest toy show. 

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Castle Grayskull at Toy Fair 2013 [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 12th 2013

The most anticipated reveal of Toy Fair 2013 was undoubtedly Castle Grayskull. The $250 playset has been the talk of toy collectors for months, and it was finally unveiled to excited applause at Mattel's Collector Night event. 

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New Sales and Official Updates From Mattel [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 11th 2013

I've already filled you in on most of the important news from Mattel's collector event, but earlier today they released an official update with details on every single collector line and posted a pair of new sales on MattyCollector.com. 

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Masters of the Universe Classics at Toy Fair 2013 [NYTF 2013]

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Feb. 11th 2013

There's no line more popular at Toy Fair each year than Masters of the Universe Classics, and this year it was even bigger thanks to the appearance of Castle Grayskull and loads of other cool new figures. 

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