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The Video Game Figures We Grew Up With

By: starlordtitus Jul 7, 2011 | 257 Views | 8 Comments

It was video games that brought us joy growing up, but when toy companies started creating figures and collectibles of our favorite video game characters, it only brought more excitement to good times.

We all had action figures growing up.  Collectibles that fill up our shelves. Video game charactes would join our anime ones in chosen locations through our rooms. What had to be my first collectible, was Mario. I remember walking down the isle in Toys R Us when I was 4 and seeing Mario and Luigi to the left. But I had to have Mario, he was my favorite. I have had this guy all my life and I have never left him behind.

 

From that moment on, came years of different action figures from various video games and animes. There was a time when Electronics Boutique before it became Gamestop, had action figures that they sold. When I was severly interested in Dragonball Z, I would go to EB and choose only the most esteemed looking and detailed. Figures that when you saw them you would be like "damn that looks tight". Super Saiyan 2 Gohan was one of my favorites.

 

Later as I got older, the weapons of video game characters became more interesting to me. Imagine being able to hold the Master Sword the Hero of Time wielded, how many of us bought that sword and shield. Or the Energy Sword from Halo, or even the infamous Masamune blade and Buster Sword of Sephiroth and Cloud.

These weapons only added to the erupting flare of collecting truly remarkable pieces of art from our favorite video games. Thus eventually adding to cosplay designs and such. Whatever the game you're interested in, it is certain companies created figures, cosplay, and weapons for them. It is incredible how accurate these items can be and gives me a sense of proudness to be a gamer. Because it really shows that I'm not the only one out there that has the same appreciation for the games we all love. An in conclusion, it will be a timeless aesthitic creation of world class craftsmanship as individuals continue to create.

I leave you now with a cosplay that's on my wish list xD

 

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Bulletstorm Action Figure News & Skillisode #2 *Asshole friendly

By: goukijones Jan 19, 2011 | 655 Views | 8 Comments

Skillisode #2 features the Vodoo Doll, Parashoot, and Torpedo kills. Also a first look at the Grayson Hunt, Bulletstorm's lead character action figure. Pre-order from Gouki.com today Jimmy!

It's no secret we at Gouki.com are pumped up about Bulletstorm. There's a ton of stories on the site already. Today Epic games released a new Skillisode video. The Skillisode videos show you some of the many different was to dispose of the horrid and smelly bad guys in Bulletstorm. So with out hesitation ...

Skillisode #2

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Vlog #12 Don't Vlog and Drive Exclusive

By: goukijones Feb 14, 2010 | 755 Views | 18 Comments

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Tuesday February 9th, 2010. Bioshock 2 Release date. This is the car ride to and from the Toys R Us to pick up the Bioshock 2. Don't be a Jimmy! Watch the Vlog and leave a comment on the new Gouki.com. Thanks.

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Darksiders Best Buy action figure severely damaged

By: goukijones Feb 3, 2010 | 7317 Views | 17 Comments

Buy Darksiders from Best Buy and receive a free action figure. My Darksiders action figure came in the mail today and you're not going to believe these pictures.

Dear Best Buy and THQ,              

                   You should be ashamed of yourselves. First of all there was never any clear information about the Darksiders Action figure bonus when the game first came out. There was no information, if you had to fill out an online form to get the action figure and when you called or spoke to a Best Buy employee they didn't have a clue. Finally after digging through all types of forums, I came to the conclusion that the figure would just be mailed to me in a couple of weeks. This is what came in the mail today, this is exactly how I took it from the mail person this morning.

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This is what came in the mail today.

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As you can see this is exactly how it was mailed. No extra box for protection or anything. I'm a collector this is the reason I did buy the game at Best Buy.

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There's a hole in the side of the box.

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In this picture you can clearly see the plastic strap that is wrapped around the box completely destroying it.

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The bottom of the picture here just shows how smashed up this box actually is .   This is just completely unacceptable. I've been a gamer for a very long time and I have never been this disappointed with a bonus item for a game. (Including the Batman Arkham Asylum Collector's Edition) I'm also a collector and this is not fair.  

It really seems that nobody ever gave a shit about this bonus item. Best Buy never had any answers about it in the first place and now it comes on the mail utterly destroyed. If you read this story and you are pissed off about this as well, message me I smell a class action lawsuit here. lol.  

*Darksiders is a great game. Read my review?

*Darksiders curb surfing. Watch the video?

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Halo 3 ODST, action figure, $20 gift card and three PS2 games

By: goukijones Sep 23, 2009 | 624 Views | 2 Comments

Great deal for ODST at Toys R Us this week.

Yesterday I went to Toys R Us to pick up my copy of Halo 3 ODST. I knew there was an action figure included and a $20 gift card too. What a deal! almost $32 of free shit for buying a game I was gonna get anyway. Also they had a buy a PS2 game $19.99 and under and get one free deal. I found two for $9.99 and easily found a third. So for $20 I got three old school PS2 games I can play ... whenever I have time for that. Jimmy!

my toys r us deal

NeoGeo Battle Coliseum

SNK Arcade Classics Vol. 1

Dragon Quest VIII

Halo 3: ODST

Halo 3: ODST "The Rookie" Action figure

Toys R Us $20 gift card (Halo 3: ODST style)  

Total 64.17. I did use a $20 gift card I got when I purchased Ghostbusters a while back.  

 

Don't be a Jimmy! Look for deals. Check back with Gouki.com for more deals!

 

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