McFarlane Toys answers Call of Duty

Last week, McFarlane Toys revealed its plans to produce action figures based on Activision's hit Guitar Hero franchise. Now another of the publisher's biggest gaming properties is making the jump to the tangible world, as the toy maker today confirmed a line of four action figures based on the...

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Last week, McFarlane Toys revealed its plans to produce action figures based on Activision's hit Guitar Hero franchise. Now another of the publisher's biggest gaming properties is making the jump to the tangible world, as the toy maker today confirmed a line of four action figures based on the upcoming Call of Duty: World at War.

The line features three Marines and one British Special Ops soldier. Each 6-inch trooper features "game-accurate" sculpting and carries a distinctive weapon, from an M2-2 flamethrower to a Mark II Sten gun.

The line marks an intersection of two McFarlane specialties. The company has produced game-based toys for Soulcalibur II, Halo 3, Metal Gear Solid 2, Onimusha 2, and Ultima Online in the past, and it also has an ongoing military line that focuses on modern-day US troops from all armed forces branches.

Each Call of Duty: World at War figure will sell for around $10-$15. McFarlane Toys expects to launch the line this November.

Discussion

119 comments
aultman72
aultman72

to leninade ur never 2 old 2 play video games just dolls and canderson is right

Leninade223
Leninade223

By the logic canderson85 aren't you waaaaayyyyyy to old to be playing video games?

gearboxgamer
gearboxgamer

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steveguttenberg
steveguttenberg

They're very detailed but aparently not very poseable (It looks like the head turns and the arms move at the shoulders). I think they should either have as much articulation as, say, Marvel legends figures, or make them detailed statues that don't move.

Zehydra
Zehydra

Awesome, Toys for kids who shouldn't be playing the game anyway. It's like all those times when you see action figure toys with moveable parts in the toy section at walmart, and you see that the movie is rated R?

cooldude03
cooldude03

McFarlane Toys are awesome. You guys crack me up, rather play with video games. These toys aren't made to play with they're too awesome. They're more like miniture statues.

jasonbarbour
jasonbarbour

I thought video games replaced stupid toys...

onuruca
onuruca

i would prefer to buy a main character rather than a random soldier with a flame thrower.

maxxorz
maxxorz

anubisreign i am totally into toys and am down with the idea, but why not go with what was already incredible succesful and make cod4 figures tho? That's easy. McFarlane Toys already made a line of modern warfare figures. Marines and SEALs and whatnot.

anubisreign
anubisreign

i am totally into toys and am down with the idea, but why not go with what was already incredible succesful and make cod4 figures tho? Im sure the new game is gona be cool and have cool characters as well, but i know as far as i go, im still playin cod4 and would prefer seeing already familiar characters..maybe thats just me..

suntony
suntony

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j5r9s2
j5r9s2

Action Figures, Maybe. I think that would be cool, maybe its the next best thing like baseball cards in the 80's

BigDaddy973
BigDaddy973

It would be good for desk decorations :)

suntony
suntony

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insanitycheck3
insanitycheck3

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V-Nine
V-Nine

...I dont see this replacing those lil green army men......

C7A2
C7A2

They're not toys, they're for decorative purposes. I have a bunch of McFarlane hockey figures sitting on a shelf at home.

Mr_Manikin52
Mr_Manikin52

Don't really see the point in COD world at war figures? Why not CoD4?

100starz
100starz

Canderson, i think they're just figurines. Not action figures, which are indeed the violent way to say doll. lol.

americahellyeah
americahellyeah

colio! while i doubt i'll buy them i do think its a great idea, i wouldn't mind some official MGS4 figurines :D

dillon3692
dillon3692

people need some maps to see where the pacific is.

towelie892
towelie892

I'd like a Samus Aran or Gray Fox figure. I know some other company made those already, but they're so rare and expensive and I'd buy some new ones in a heartbeat.

godzillavskong
godzillavskong

I gotta get me a couple of those to put on my desk @ work.That and those Gears of War figures.

combatsoldier
combatsoldier

do people really buy these. i understand kids and stuff because thats cool when your young but ide rather play a video game any day.

daveyf03
daveyf03

Enough with the toys Todd, go back to making good comics again.

Zoter
Zoter

Just dont ask your friends if they come over, if he/she would like to see your little soldier.

glitchgeeman
glitchgeeman

Ugh, more figurines? Don't get me wrong, they're cool as hell, but I would love something with 16+ points of articulation.

canderson85
canderson85

ummm, arn't COD4 games rated for people +16. so hehe, either they are marking it to people obviously not following the ratings, or to people (and some of you from the sounds of it) who are waaaaayyyyyy to old to be playing with dolls, also, it wont be as bad as COD3 speedman, haven't you ever played COD4? they learned their lesson

idontexist
idontexist

I wonder when games are going to integrate the 3D figure printing option. Check http://www.figureprints.com/ . (and NO I don't own shares of this company). You can create your own custom WoW figure. Now that's cool. I like the McFarlane figures, but it's much cooler if you could make a snapshot of a scene in your fave game and have it recreated as a set of figurines. Think of a fight in DOA or even a scene/action moment in Ninja Gaiden.

sweet1234
sweet1234

MAN MAKE A FIGURE OF RAIDEN FROM METAL GEAR SOLID 4! I WOULD LOVE THAT!

peacenutman
peacenutman

I rather buy Green Army Men from a dollar store.

Steel_Rain777
Steel_Rain777

Uggh, McFarlane toys may look nice, but they are just statues in action figure clothing. Basically, I can bet money these toys won't have any articulation and will be in one frozen pose always. If anyone should make a video game action figure it should be NECA or SOTA. NECA made Altair and Raziel figures, with a RYu Hayabusa figure in the works, and SOTA are people behind the awesome Street Fighter Toys. Heck they could've even been made by Hasbro or Mattel(makers of DC and Marvel action figs) I wasn't really even considering buying a Call Of DUty figure anyways, but for people who actually want these I would suggest you pass on them.

k2theswiss
k2theswiss

ALEST ANIT NO 70 BUCKS LIKE SOME STUPID MASTER CHEIFT 6 IC FIGERS

DanieltheDead
DanieltheDead

How are these any different than the military figures Mcfarlane's been making for the past 4-5 years?

Wikipedian
Wikipedian

I hope this won't be M given the marketing

coolman437
coolman437

COD toys and COD5 waste of money, just all we need another WW2 game like there isn't millions of them out already

raejie
raejie

But im collecting spawn figures.. but we'll see..

AlphaHawkP
AlphaHawkP

I think I've seen these before. They're pretty damn good too, can't wait to see the COD5 ones.

mustained13
mustained13

McFarlane toys makes some pretty good stuff. I have a couple of the Terminator 3 figures still in the package.