Meet the world’s first ever official Gordon Freeman action figure! Drum roll, please.
And drum roll right down, because this looks nothing like Gordon Freeman. Although I will admit that considering we never actually see Gordon in any of the games, I suppose it doesn’t matter that much at the end of the day – as long as he has glasses and a goatee, and the classic hairdo (we’re excluding the old ponytail, of course), it’ll pass.
Aside from that, the HEV suit looks pretty great – quite authentic (although the torso area looks just a tad awkward), and with a lot of lovely detail. The Gordon action figure, which stands at precisely 7 inches (so around 17.7 centimeters), also comes with: the iconic crowbar; the Gravity Gun; the Pheropod bugbomb; and of course, a little headcrab. Apparently, he’s also got 2 sets of inter-changeable hands and over 20 points of articulation.
The action figure is priced at $18, and is set to be released some time in September. It’s an okay price, I suppose – hopefully we see more Half-Life merchandise from NECA soon. Preferably before Valve decides to announce… yeah, you know.
And in other Valve merchandise news…
Gaming Heads have debuted the Portal 2 Sentry Turret statue, in standard as well as exclusive variants. The standard version is priced at $300, while the exclusive version costs $325, but includes a built-in voice module that plays a wide variety of Sentry Turret voice lines. Both versions will ship some time in Q4 2012.
And lastly, the Official Valve Store has completely surpassed my expectations for Valve-themed merchandise once and for all, with more new merchandise than ever before, on all fronts. These guys know how to do business, alright – do check it all out.