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“Fortnite” Action Figures Review – Jazwares

We review the four-inch Fortnite action figures from Jazwares, and they are just as epic as you would hope!

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You can order Drift by using this link here – https://amzn.to/2D3N86s

Early Game Survival edition of Omega – https://amzn.to/2KwOSem

Fortnite Solo Mode Core Figure Pack Set ~ Teknique, Raptor, Carbide, Bandolier, Omega – https://amzn.to/2VAaiZ8

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EPIC “Fortnite” Toy Unboxing – From Jazwares

We got a supply drop from Jazwares filled with “Fortnite” toys! In this video, we run down the items we got, including their four-inch action figures, loot chests, and llamas!

Stay tuned over the next few weeks as we review all of these items on this channel, so make sure to give us a sub so you don’t miss a single thing!

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If you want any of the action figures you see in this video, you can order Drift by using this link here – https://amzn.to/2D3N86s

Early Game Survival edition of Omega – https://amzn.to/2KwOSem

Fortnite Solo Mode Core Figure Pack Set ~ Teknique, Raptor, Carbide, Bandolier, Omega – https://amzn.to/2VAaiZ8

Or this Fortnite Solo Mode Core Figure Pack Set, with Bandolier, Carbide, Drift & Loot Chest https://amzn.to/2I9pNV6

If you want the loot chest with the frozen shroud, use this link here – https://amzn.to/2WUSzMo

If you want the chest with the Catalyst, use this link – https://amzn.to/2U75gC3

Or the chest with the Uplink – https://amzn.to/2X0RB1f

You can order the Llama Drama Loot Piñata at this link here – https://amzn.to/2IaywX5

Or the super-cute plush llama with this link – https://amzn.to/2IkgWiq

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Ninja Paid $1 Million By EA To Stream “Apex Legends”

Tyler Blevins, known to most by his streaming name “Ninja”, has got the biggest following of video game lovers on his channel. His influence is enormous and his reach is unimaginable. It makes perfect sense companies would want to bring him in to play and promote their games, but who knew he could pull in this much for one day!

According to an anonymous source who spoke to Reuters, the 27-year-old gamer was paid a whopping $1 Million USD to stream “Apex Legends” on Twitch during launch day by the game maker, EA.

The game debuted on February 5, and many other streamers quickly got in on the action. The majority did it because the game is just plain awesome, but it is undeniable that without a streamer like Ninja getting in on it during launch day, the game would have certainly take more time to pick up steam.

Representatives from EA and for Ninja declined to comment on how much he had been paid on the record, but the amount named by the source is more than twice media reports of Ninja’s monthly earnings from what he makes when he typically streams things like “Fortnite”.

EA also paid popular Polish-Canadian streamer “Shroud,” who has nearly six million Twitch followers, to play Apex Legends but declined to disclose the terms of the deal.

“Apex Legends” is being considered as the “Fortnite” killer by many, and has been battling hard to take over the battle royale gaming sector.


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Team Rogue Kicks Off Second Semester Of ‘Junior Rogue’ In March

Team Rogue, in partnership with Find Your Grind (FYG) and backed by ReKTGlobal, are kicking off the second semester of Junior Rogue on March 4, 2019. Earlier tonight, DrLupo formally announced the 18 selected players on his Twitch stream.

DrLupo will also serve as a mentor to the amateur players, providing hands-on seminars on how to become a better and more engaging streamer.  

Here is the official press release:

Team Rogue, in partnership with Find Your Grind (FYG) and backed by ReKTGlobal, today announces the 18-member team roster for Junior Rogue’s spring 2019 session. Junior Rogue is a semester-long professional gaming accelerator program that provides amateur Fortnite players with opportunities to succeed in esports. In addition to providing access to esports experts and resources unique to the Junior Rogue program, students will also receive a $500-scholarship and hands-on opportunities to learn from Benjamin “DrLupo” Lupo, captain of Rogue’s Fortnite team and the first individual professional esports athlete to be sponsored by State Farm.

Junior Rogue accepted only 2 percent of applicants for the spring 2019 semester, kicking off March 4, 2019. The hand-selected roster members, all under the age of seventeen, include hyper-competitive and streaming-focused players, and gamers who aren’t afraid to disrupt the status quo and produce creative, engaging content. Some of the players were also recently recognized by “Rogue Nation,” Team Rogue’s auxiliary group and fan club. The 18 selected Fortnite PC players include: AJO, Orange, TeeJayFN, Bweis, Faint, Fluctra, Skippy_, SloGro, PumpShottyRush, Megga., ottobite, Upsilon, TeKae, t_mmy, Doised, Conjurings, Snowy, and nusui.

“In building upon the success of the first semester of Junior Rogue, we look forward to expanding our relationships with both Team Rogue and ReKTGlobal, while continuing to make esports accessible for a remarkable group of extremely talented amateur gamers,” said Nick Gross, founder of Find Your Grind.

Junior Rogue players will receive several unique benefits in addition to mentorship opportunities such as formal recognition by the Rogue organization, streaming and graphical assets for their social media and streaming channels, promotion on social media, access to select Find Your Grind events, and exclusive Junior Rogue merchandise. They will attend weekly online seminars focused on the variety of careers available in the esports industry. Other activities include game nights, resume building and streamed online tournaments that will allow participants to showcase their improvements to the world.

“The Junior Rogue program is structured like basketball camp for the next generation of esports stars who love Fortnite,” said Amish Shah, founder of ReKTGlobal and co- owner of Team Rogue. “We are excited to kick off the new semester and improve upon the success of the previous semester by providing some of the best players in the nation with unforgettable mentorship and scholarship opportunities that allow them to further pursue their passions for esports and gaming.”

Fortnite has become an excellent teaching tool, as well as a level playing field for gamers of all backgrounds. With DrLupo serving as a mentor to the Junior Rogue players and providing seminars on how to become a better and more engaging streamer, one of the primary initiatives of the upcoming semester consists of encouraging individuality and providing one-on-one support between mentors and Junior Rogue players to best align with their skillsets and ambitions.

“I’m so excited for the next wave of players to join Junior Rogue. I know they’ll learn so much and I can’t wait to have my time with them too!” said Benjamin “DrLupo” Lupo.

To join Junior Rogue, applicants must be under the age of 18 prior to initial application, must have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian, must submit a complete application

For more information, please visit https://findyourgrind.com/scholarships/juniorrogue.

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NY Toy Fair 2019 Review

We were at NY Toy Fair 2019, and saw a ton of things. Here is our review and discussion of some of the things we saw, what we liked, what we didn’t like, best surprises and biggest disappointments!

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Some of the highlights include our looks at booths from NECA, Super7, Mezco, McFarlane Toys, Diamond Select, DC Collectibles, Playmobil, and more. Plus, discussion on what happened to action figures for girls, the retro gaming arcade craze with a look at four different booths making them, and some of our favorite indy booths.

Quick note: We had the wrong price for the Super Impulse Micro Arcade. We said it would be $11 but that is the wholesale price – retail will be $19.99 – 24.99.

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McFarlane Toys at Toy Fair 2019

Check out some of the new figures coming from McFarlane Toys, seen during Toy Fair 2019. This video includes looks at the new Cuphead, Mortal Kombat, Doom, Elder Scrolls, Game of Thrones, Labyrinth, My Hero Academia, Borderlands, Call of Duty, One Punch Man, and Fortnite figures.

We did a live stream with one of their awesome employees, so you can check that out if you want more info on what you are seeing here, although the video quality is very bad due to connection issues (audio is mostly good though so you can hear it just fine). You can watch that here – https://youtu.be/lzP5dmnwjqE

This was not everything shown in the booth, just the newest items. Debuting were Harry Potter figures, but those were not allowed to be photographed. We can tell you they are based off the appearances from the characters as seen in The Deathly Hallows, and will include a Patronus with each figure.

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McFarlane Toys Booth – LIVE at TOY FAIR 2019

Join us as we check out the McFarlane Toys booth live at toy fair 2019. New Spawn, DC Comics, game of thrones and much more, plus some guaranteed surprises! Join us and Shelby for this very extensive (albeit blurry) tour of the booth.

Sorry for the video quality, the Javits Center wifi was very spotty today and I was using my data plan for the other vids, which ran out this morning. All live streams for day 3 and 4 will use the data plan again (and look waaay better).

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Fortnite And Roblox Toys JAZWARES at NY TOY FAIR 2019 – LIVE

Let’s check out the new Fortnite and Roblox toys from Jazwares at Toy Fair 2019!

We are live streaming from the event floor, so check us out and interact with us while we talk a walk around the Jazwares booth.

Apologies for the abrupt ending, but that’s how Toy Fair is sometimes. Not everything is for public viewing just yet, but what you can’t see will certainly be worth the wait.

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Funko Booth At NY TOY FAIR 2019 – LIVE

Our live toy fair 2019 coverage of the huge Funko booth! There is a lot of stuff here from every franchise under the sun, and then some!

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Top Fortnite streamer DrLupo endorsed as first esports athlete of leading brand, State Farm

State Farm has announced their first ever sponsorship of an individual professional esports athlete, Benjamin “DrLupo” Lupo, a top Twitch streamer and captain of Rogue’s Fortnite team.

One of the best and most followed Fortnite players in the world, DrLupo has 2.9 million followers on Twitch and 7 million followers across all social platforms. The Nebraska native is known for his engaging, candid streams, in which his wife and three-year-old son make frequent cameos. He has harnessed his massive influence in the gaming community to support charitable causes, and in 2018 raised $1.3 million for St. Jude’s Research Hospital by partaking in various live streaming efforts throughout the year. DrLupo also broke several fundraising records for St. Jude PLAY LIVE, a program that allows creators to stream video games while raising money for the hospital.

“DrLupo is one of the world’s most followed Fortnite streamers,” said Ed Gold, Marketing Director, State Farm. “His philanthropic efforts and massive fanbase make him an ideal partner as we continue to amplify our esports programming and efforts with the gaming community.”

In 2018, State Farm, the nation’s largest property and casualty insurance company, named Rogue parent company ReKTGlobal its agency of record for esports. State Farm then became the first non-endemic sponsor in North America of the League of Legends Championship Series (LCS), the first NBA partner to sign a separate deal to sponsor the NBA 2K League, and a major sponsorship of the Rocket League Championship Series.

The State Farm deal with DrLupo marks the company’s first endorsement of a professional esports athlete. Terms of the sponsorship include State Farm support of DrLupo’s livestreams through branded replays, live in-stream stunts and product integrations, event-based remote streams, sponsored giveaways, and social content.
“Being given the opportunity to work with State Farm is, without a doubt, huge,” DrLupo said. “I couldn’t imagine a better company to work with, and I’m excited to see what we can do together in the future.”

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