Star Trek Playmates Toys Retrospective Part 2: 1994 [Soundout Review]

The third year of Playmates Toys’ Star Trek toyline expanded to include Deep Space Nine, Generations and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? 1994 was an eventful year for Star Trek. The popular Star Trek: The Next Generation series was coming to a close, only to be instantly resurrected for a series of movies. The first movie, Star Trek: Generations released this year and featuring Original Series characters appearing alongside the Next Generation characters. In addition, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, now in its second season joins the toyline with its own subset of action figures, ships and more! There’s also a wild and crazy crossover line with another Playmates…

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Star Trek Playmates Toys Retrospective Part 1: 1992-1993 [Soundout Review]

The year was 1992, Star Trek: The Next Generation was running strong, more Star Trek was on the way and Playmates Toys was having success with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. These two high points in their respective history resulted in the now famous Playmates Toys Star Trek toy line. Lasting from 1992-1999, the line encompassed every television series and film for the Star Trek universe at the time. With the news that Playmates Toys will be returning to make a brand-new Star Trek line-up for 2022, Soundout12 is taking a deep look into the history of this long-running toy line.   Now, Part 1 of this…

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Review: Trendmasters Godzilla Attacks NY Giant Playset

“A city full of destruction, a monster is to blame… Godzilla: King of the Monsters!”   This playset has seen me through an amazing childhood. It is capable of being used with other toylines like Power Rangers. In addition, if kept in good shape it can be used as a display piece alongside modern high-end collectible figures like NECA figures, or Tamashii Nations’ S.H.Figuarts and S.H.MonsterArts. Now, the Trendmasters Godzilla Attacks New York Giant Playset features a huge Godzilla with a projectile ability, five tanks, 20 soldiers, and a basic…

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