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Much has been happening in the world of game related toys and models since since the subject was last touched upon. Okay, not really. Yet there's must ground to cover as I attempt to bring everyone here at GSW up to speed as it relates to recent developments and announcements. So no time to waste!

What you see above is a custom crafted Break Man figure by Nagano Ken, whom I have absolutely zero information on, other than he's a fan of Proto Man's alter ego, which lasted all but one game (his very first, Mega Man 3). As spotted at Rockman's corner.

On a related note comes this prototype of Zero by Kotobukiya. Via Cybergundam, one of my favorite first run sources for such info...

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Perhaps some of you might be familiar with the figures based upon the Super Meat Boy by Voxelous? Though most simply know about the first series, which covers Meat Boy, Bandage Girl, Brownie, and Tofu Boy. There's also a second wave, featuring guest characters Dr. Fetus, Commander Video, Jill, and Ogmo? Here we have the star of Mighty Jill Off, which is still available for sale, and the star of the Bit.Trip series, which I believe is sold out? At least Tomopop managed to save a picture...

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Capcom recently announced a second volume of keychains based upon the helpful cat-folk that provide valuable assistance in Monster Hunter. Much like volume one, which sold out super quickly, hence why another series was immediately commissioned, you have six different outfits, each worn by a Felyne and a Melynx, for a grand total of twelve pieces. The entire set ships in mid August and can be pre-ordered via Hobby Search as well...

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In addition to miniaturized versions of your favorite game characters, one can also find miniaturized versions of your favorite game hardware. Teeny-tiny consoles were all the rage initially, but once everyone ran out of systems, arcade cabs were next. For iDOLM@STER fans out there, the following comes out in September and can be pre-ordered via National Console Support...

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Something else one can nab at NCSX or any of the other major toy and model importers, primarily if you're a fanatic of No More Heroes, is this sexy Sylvia Christel statue that lands in October. Please refer to Moeyo's extensive gallery for additional product details...

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As mentioned before, Persona 3 is a popular source of material for toy and model makers, but Persona 4? Oddly enough, not so much. Though this poster that was spotted by Akiba Hobby from the just passed Mega Hobby Expo 2011 is certainly encouraging...

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... Looks somewhat like one spotted in Tomopop's game specific round up of Treasure Festa, though the real highlight of this particular set are the garage kits based upon the Otomedius girls, which I asked everyone NOT to confuse with the upcoming line of Gradius X Busou Shinki...

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And finally, I had also previously spoken of the seemingly MIA Metal Gear Rex from ThreeA. Well, what perfect timing: they recently posted a very brief clip of the light-up rail gun in action. Despite being only nine seconds long, it's at least proof that the dream is still alive!