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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Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid – The Rest of Phase 1 Character Guide

Hello there Hero Club, this is Soundout here with the newest episode of Heroes of the Grid Showcase! For those unaware, this series is about chronicling the heroes and villains featured in the Power Rangers Heroes of the Grid table top game. Now, this episode features Cyclopsis, Villains Pack 1, Bulk & Skull, the Foot Soldier Pack and the Ranger Dice Set; all of these release complete the first phase of the game. So, please enjoy the episode and check out the character guide below!   Heroes of the Grid Showcase Episode 4: The…

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Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid – Shattered Grid Character Guide

Hello there Hero Club, this is Soundout and welcome the third episode of Heroes of the Grid Showcase! For those unaware, this series is about chronicling the heroes and villains featured in the Power Rangers Heroes of the Grid table top game. Now, this episode is an in-depth look at the first major big box expansion to the game that is based on the 2018 comic event, Power Rangers: Shattered Grid. This box set includes the new Mastodon Sentry Foot Soldiers, Black Dragon, Ranger Slayer, Lord Drakkon, the Hyperforce Rangers alongside Time…

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Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid – Base Game Character Guide

Welcome to Soundout’s Heroes of the Grid Showcase companion article series! These articles will work in addition to the videos being released to provide more details on characters, both Rangers and Villains within the game. They will be broken down by each box/ expansion released for the game, and will be updated as such. This article will cover the base game itself which is Mighty Morphin themed, and will be accompanied by the in-depth videos that go over the individual parts.   Heroes of the Grid Showcase Episode 1A: Base…

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Marvel Legends 2018 in Review: A Lot of Product and a lot of Love

Here we are at the end of 2018, its had its ups and downs as the days passed but one of those ups was the Marvel Legends 2018 lineup. This year saw the line expand and Hasbro managed to release 130 figures across build-a-figure waves, multipacks and more. This is the biggest year in the line’s history and I want to highlight it today. In this video, I am looking over the line in general with a focus on the 80 figures that I purchased myself. So without further ado,…

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Review: Shuriken Sentai Ninninger Role-Play & Mecha

Hello Hero Club, Soundout here with a review on the majority of the toyline for Shuriken Sentai Ninninger. In this four part review, I take a look at the transformation items, a selection of the weapons, and the entire Otomonin mecha line! Released throughout 2015, Shuriken Sentai Ninninger’s toyline had a mixed reception from long time fans and overall sales were down from previous years. With that being said, are these bad toys? Personally I do not think the entire line is bad, but there are some weird kinks that…

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HGBC 1/144 Diver Ace Unit/ Gundam 00 Diver Ace Review

As Gundam Build Divers debuted on TV in Japan, Bandai Hobby released the High Grade Build Divers 000 Gundam 00 Diver model kit at a very reasonable 1000 yen. That kit however was lacking in the accessory and detail department. Now, while it is a great introduction to Gunpla, it was very limited in its display options. Then along came the Diver Ace Unit to save the day. Included in the set is not only the Ace Unit backpack and the Diver Swords, but parts to upgrade the overall look of the Gundam 00 Diver; the parts allow…

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Choujuu Sentai Liveman – Super Minipla Live Boxer Review

Joining the Super Minipla line is Live Boxer, the secondary mecha from Choujuu Sentai Liveman! Live Boxer consists of Bison Liner and Sai Fire and can also combine with the previously released Super Minipla Live Robo to become Super Live Robo. In the Liveman series, Bison Liner and Sai Fire were designed and built by Tetsuya Yano and Junichi Aikawa, who would later become Black Bison and Green Sai, in order to fight the evil forces of Volt. The two vehicles can perform Boxer Dimension to become the mighty Live…

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