NECA Unveils Atari Video Game Leatherface Action Figure
It was two years ago at the San Diego Comic-Con that toy company NECA put up for grabs a Jason Voorhees action figure based on the horror icon’s NES video game, and the toy spawned an entire line of video game-inspired collectibles. Freddy Krueger got one soon thereafter, and now Leatherface joins the club.
Wizard Video released a Texas Chainsaw Massacre video game for the Atari 2600 back in 1982, and much like the video game versions of Jason and Freddy, Leatherface didn’t exactly look the way he did in the movies. In fact, his entire body was at times green and at others blue, and his face a tan block.
The cool thing about the side-scrolling game was that you actually got to play as Leatherface, tasked with running around and slicing up people with his trusty chainsaw. Well, it was supposed to be a chainsaw at least, but looked more like an extension of Leatherface’s body.
Just unveiled today at Comic-Con, NECA’s Atari Leatherface recreates the wacky look of the video game, the green-bodied Leatherface coming equipped with a vinyl apron and chainsaw. Standing 7″ tall, the figure will be housed inside of a box that replicates the video game’s packaging.
Check out the unique new toy below and head over to Big Bad Toy Store to pre-order one for yourself. They’re set to begin shipping in October.
‘Ghostbusters’ Receives Slime-Covered, Glow-in-the-Dark Sega Genesis Cartridge
Sega Genesis’ Ghostbusters game was a complete blast and with the recent updates, patching in Winston and a few other characters was a much-needed update. The underrated game has recently seen an explosion in popularity thanks to those updates. Gamers are checking the full game out on Emulator sites. In addition, @toy_saurus_games_sales released some Sega Genesis game cartridges covered in glow-in-the-dark.
The Insta account @toy_saurus_games_sales is giving fans a chance to purchase the game for $60. The awesome cartridge also comes with a full-fledged exterior case.
Have you played the Ghostbusters game for Sega Genesis? If you have, let us know what you think.
In order to purchase the limited edition, slime-covered game cartridge head over HERE.
‘Alan Wake 2’ Receives First Mindbending, Terrifying Trailer
Remedy Entertainment gives us some of the best games to date. I mean, Control and Alan Wake alone are spectacular. Now, the first peek at the sequel to Alan Wake is giving us a very different game with a lot of really scary shit going on.
The first Alan Wake back in 2010 took us down a very dark path where a writer explored a town that gave us some very big David Lynch Twin Peak vibes. Over time, it became clear that supernatural elements were at work… or maybe it was all in Alan’s head and he was writing the entire game as you played it… the game is really good and if you haven’t played it yet make your way back and get to it before the second one comes out.
The synopsis for Alan Wake 2 goes like this:
A string of ritualistic murders and a supernatural darkness begin to corrupt the locals of the quirky, idyllic small town of Bright Falls. Can FBI agent Saga Anderson and Alan Wake break free from the desolate horror story they’re trapped in and be the heroes they need to be?
Alan Wake 2 arrives beginning October 17.
‘Mortal Kombat 1’ Trailer Brings Us to a New Age of Brilliant Head-Smashing and Gut-Spewing
Mortal Kombat returns with a side-splitting and bone-crunching trailer for the new game. Along with that, we are going back to what fans love about the game. In fact, the game’s title is Mortal Kombat 1. A definite callback to the origin and roots of the franchise. All that with updated, groovy graphics. Perhaps one of the most interesting parts of the game is the lineup of stars that have been called in to voice these characters. More on that part soon.
In the meantime let’s get a look at this brilliant trailer. It reveals choices and paths to take. Good and evil, violent or tame. An interesting turn and we want to see how this pans out and what the game itself does to utilize it. I mean… how exactly do you display choices in a fighting game?
What do you think about the direction that Mortal Kombat is headed with this entry? Let us know in the comments section.
Mortal Kombat 1 arrives beginning September 19.