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New Addition To My Personal Collection – Halo 2 Blister Bundle

This Halo 2 blister pack bundle was exclusive to Costco stores. It included a copy of the game and the strategy guide.

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New Items Added to My Collection

These two items are the most recent additions to my Halo collection. The Halo 2 Edition console was exclusive to Canada. It was graded to be in 85 silver level condition by the Video Grading Authority. The Halo 2 Limited … Continue reading

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Spartan Swag Image Gallery – New York Toy Fair 2013

The gallery of images for SpartanSwag.com’s coverage of New York Toy Fair 2013 is now ready for viewing. Included in the gallery are the Halo Mega Bloks booth, the McFarlane Halo booth, and more. Click HERE to check out our … Continue reading

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Image Guide Added: Halo 4 FUD McFarlane Master Chief vs Hunter Statue

As promised in my video review, the image gallery for the Master Chief vs Hunter statue from McFarlane has been added to the image guides. Click HERE to check out the pics! If you happened to miss my video review, … Continue reading

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Random Halo News Notes – Halo 4, Contests, Collectibles, More

Here’s a short recap of some of the Halo news from the last few days… – The Crimson map pack for Halo 4 releases Monday 12/10, and will bring 8 new achievements to the game… – Monday playlist changes on … Continue reading

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Twitter Halo 4 McFarlane Action Figure Giveaways

I’ll be giving away four McFarlane Halo 4 action figures over the next 4 days via my Twitter account @HaloHeadlines. To win, watch for the contest tweets and retweet them for an entry. One random winner will be chosen daily … Continue reading

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Halo Mega Bloks Wraith Metal Series (Diecast) Found at Retail

As the video says, I found this at TRU. I was very surprised, since Mega representatives told BigMatt at Toy Fair in October that the line was on hold for now. Whether this piece was finally released, or if it … Continue reading

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Spartan Swag Image Gallery Part 2 – New York Comic Con 2012

The second gallery of images for SpartanSwag.com’s coverage of New York Comic Con is now ready for viewing. If you have been following @HaloHeadlines on Twitter you have seen some sneak peeks. Included in the gallery are the Halo 4/343i … Continue reading

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Spartan Swag Image Gallery – New York Comic Con 2012

The first gallery of images for SpartanSwag.com’s coverage of New York Comic Con is now ready for viewing. If you have been following @HaloHeadlines on Twitter you have seen some sneak peeks. Included in the gallery are the Halo 4 … Continue reading

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Spartan Swag Interview – Andy Dudynsky (Bravo MLG)

Unless you’ve been under a rock somewhere, you’ve probably seen a video from Bravo MLG about the upcoming release of Halo 4. He is a professional gaming broadcaster and coach for MLG, and he has tirelessly provided content from every … Continue reading

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Retro Review: One2One Collectibles Master Chief 1:2 Scale Bust

The One2One Master Chief 1:2 Scale Bust was released in 2010. It was one of the 3 busts released by One2One before they went out of business. To date it still stands as one of the best Halo busts produced … Continue reading

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New Prototypes Added to the Halo Image Guides

Three new items have been added to the Prototypes section of the Spartan Swag image guides: – An artist proof Cortana figure – A red visor paint test Master Chief figure – A green visor paint test Master Chief figure … Continue reading

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Halo Image Guides Update

The SpartanSwag.com image guides have received some updates and a design overhaul. The old style SMF image guides are being phased out and replaced by gallery-style image browsers. Several new Halo Prototype Toys have been added, as well as some … Continue reading

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New Prototype Mini Figures Added to Image Guides

A few new items have been added to my Halo prototype image guides. Several mini prototype figures are included, such as an incomplete red Elite and several Grunts. To see full-sized images, click HERE and select the item of your … Continue reading

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Joyride Black Elite Added To Image Guides

The newest item added to my Halo prototype image guides is this black-armored Elite action figure. It is a prototype of an unreleased product from several years ago for the Halo line made by Joyride Studios. To see full-sized images, … Continue reading

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Prototype Grunt Stuffed Plush

The newest item added to my Halo prototype image guides is this black Grunt stuffed plush. It is a prototype of an unreleased product from several years ago made by Joyride Studios. To see full-sized images, click HERE.

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Prototype Joyride Heretic Elite Added to Image Guides

This action figure prototype from Joyride Studios is an alternate paint scheme for the Heretic Elite. The standard figure that was released was a lighter, yellow-gold color. This prototype is painted with a medium brown tint instead. Click HERE to … Continue reading

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Prototype Rooster Teeth Red vs Blue Mini Figures

These mini figures are prototypes that were designed to be released by Joyride Studios as a new line based on the popular Red vs Blue series by Rooster Teeth. As you can see from the images below, each figure has … Continue reading

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Prototype Master Chief Bean Bag Plush

I recently was able to add this bean bag plush of Master Chief to my collection. It is a prototype of an unreleased product from several years ago made by Joyride Studios. There were 4 total prototypes made (two with … Continue reading

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Image Guide Update: One2One Red Spartan 1:2 Scale Bust

A new item has been added to the SpartanSwag image guides…The One2One Collectibles Red Spartan 1:2 Scale Bust. This piece is one of my favorites, and is a great companion to the Blue Spartan piece. Click HERE to check out … Continue reading

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Halo Review: Mega Bloks Versus: Snowbound Combat Unit

I finally found a new Mega Bloks set after months of searching…The Versus: Snowbound Combat Unit! This Halo 3 multiplayer set is a Target exclusive, and includes four mini figures, four weapons, and a display platform. Click here to read … Continue reading

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Spartans Never Die…Site/Personal Update

Well hello there! Perhaps you’ve been wondering where I’ve been lately. Perhaps not. Provided that you’re one of the former, here is a small update on what has been going on. For a few weeks I’ve been really, really busy. … Continue reading

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Review: Mega Bloks Halo Universe Covenant Banshee (Diecast)

The Halo Universe Banshee is the second “small scale” vehicle from the first wave. It has a couple of unique figures, as well as the diecast Marine with Battle Rifle. CLICK HERE to read the review and view the images! … Continue reading

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Retro Review: Weta Master Chief and Arbiter Statue

The Weta Master Chief and Arbiter Statue was released in 2010. It was one of the three Halo 3 themed statues released by Weta, along with the Cortana statue and Master Chief/Flood statue. Though the piece has a quality control … Continue reading

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Retro Review: One2One Collectibles Blue Spartan 1:2 Scale Bust

The One2One Blue Spartan 1:2 Scale Bust was released in 2010. It was one of the 3 busts released by One2One before they went out of business. To date it still stands as one of the best Halo busts produced … Continue reading

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Review: Mega Bloks Halo Universe Battle Packs 1-3

The Mega Bloks Universe Battle Packs have been found! I’ve reviewed all three sets from the first wave. There are some positives to these sets, but definitely some down sides as well. click HERE to see the images and read … Continue reading

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Review: Mega Bloks Halo Universe UNSC Warthog (Diecast)

I finally scored the first few sets of the new Halo Universe line from Mega Bloks at the local Walmart on Thursday night. Today I had the time to crack open the Warthog, snap some pics, and write out a … Continue reading

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Image Guide Update: One2One Blue Spartan 1:2 Scale Bust

A new item has been added to the SpartanSwag image guides…The One2One Collectibles Blue Spartan 1:2 Scale Bust. This piece is one of my favorites in my entire collection. Click HERE to check out the pics!

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SpartanSwag Review: Mega Bloks Anniversary Edition: Floodgate

The Floodgate set from Mega Bloks is part of their series celebrating the 10-Year Anniversary of the Halo franchise. It has many special features, including the debut of Flood mini figures. Since it is based off of the Floodgate campaign … Continue reading

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Retro Review: Gentle Giant Arbiter Mini Bust (Halo 3)

The Gentle Giant Arbiter Mini Bust was released in 2010. It was the final of the five Halo 3 busts released by Gentle Giant, and arguably the best. To date it still stands as one of the best busts they’ve … Continue reading

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