Friday, July 12, 2013

Cancel The Apocalypse With Pacific Rim Merch

The movie is now playing in theaters across the U.S. and doubtless, folks are leaving the theater with a head full of giant robots laying a godlike smackdown on mountainous monsters...and how do we celebrate our newfound love for a property in America? WE BUY STUFF!! Legendary sent over a shopping list filled with awesome Pacific Rim products available soon...or right now...



The best way to prepare for the launch of the film is to read the backstory that can only be found in this prequel graphic novel, which was written by Travis Beacham, who is also the screenwriter for the film and supervised by Guillermo del Toro. The book reveals the backstory of key characters from the film including Raleigh Becket (Charlie Hunnam) and Mako Mori (Rinko Kikuchi). Additionally, readers will see the first attack by the incredible monsters known as Kaiju and the tumultuous evolution of the Jaegers - massive robot fighting machines created by the humans to battle the Kaiju.

Divided into three sections, the 112 page narrative begins in 2013, chronicling the very first time Earth is menaced by Kaiju - inhuman beasts that rise from the ocean depths and threaten to extinguish all mankind! Following the Kaiju invasion, the race begins to develop the Jaegers, each one controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. Included among the fascinating reveals are why the Jaeger’s need two people to control them, the first Kaiju vs. Jaeger battle, how Stacker Pentecost (Idris Elba) saved the Jaeger program, the origin of the special bond with Mako, and much more.


The ultimate companion book features take fans behind-the scenes this epic movie. The book features:

    Lavish artwork
    Detailed set photographs
    Revealing commentary from the film’s creative team
    Unique insights into the battle-torn world of 2025 CE depicted in the movie

TITAN: PACIFIC RIM: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE NOVELIZATION - Paperback ($7.99), digital ($7.20) - Paperback and digital version available July 16. version available July 12

Written by experienced novelization writer Alex Irvine (Transformers Exodus, Transformers Exiles and Iron Man: Virus), the Pacific Rim.  The Official Movie Novelization is a 352 page action-packed barn burner that tells the epic tale of the Jaegers versus the Kaiju – with the fate of mankind hanging in the balance. 



Odd City, a limited edition screen print company based in the ATX, proudly announces its Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim limited edition print series. A company known for the highest quality limited edition posters, brings its unique approach to prints in honor of this epic movie. They’ve gathered an arsenal of some of the poster world’s most popular and cutting edge artists. The series debuts with Gabz and includes art from (in no particular order) Graham Erwin, Gordon Jones, NE, James Fosdike and Todd Slater. Odd City worked with each artist; along with the studio and Guillermo del Toro’s team; to art direct the concepts for each print. The final products pull from each aspect of Pacific Rim’s story to be retold in a glorious screen printed format.


NECA has created a merchandise and collectible program featuring characters and themes from the much-anticipated Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures film, PACIFIC RIM. The program features items from various product categories, including: Action figures

 HeroClix (the most popular collectible miniatures tabletop game on the market) mini-game

... card game, cuffs and bracelets, dog tags, back packs, baseball hats, key chains, buttons, stickers, magnets and pins. PACIFIC RIM is also featured in NECA's online store, as well as mobile applications Shuffling the Deck™ and Connect With Pieces™.


Sideshow Collectibles presents an extraordinary collection of Pacific Rim statues. Designed and developed in partnership with Guillermo Del Toro, the Sideshow Collectibles Pacific Rim collection includes some of the film’s most impressive Jaegers and fearsome Kaiju, all hand-crafted with outstanding attention to detail.  Cast in high-quality polystone and measuring over one and a half feet tall, Sideshow Collectibles Pacific Rim statues are offered in limited edition releases, a perfect addition for any fan.

Sideshow is introducing four highly-collectible statues – including Gispy Danger, Knifehead (click to pre-order!), Striker Eureka, and Slattern. The products are like affordable works of art, and are sure to be the 'crown jewel' of any collection. Prices range from $349.99 to $499.99. Pre-orders will start within July and products will ship in early 2014.

Since we don't have an image of the Slattern Kaiju statue yet...dream on this image...



The Pacific Rim video game is a digital downloadable title to be released on the Xbox LIVE that recreates the strikingly realistic mega-scale battles between Jaegers and Kaiju depicted in the "Pacific Rim" film. The character models to appear in the game were created from the same model data used in the film, allowing the Jaegers and Kaiju in the game to remain true to their original forms. Each Jaeger and Kaiju is unique in design, with their own weapons and fighting styles, meaning players will have to alter their tactics to account for the attributes of their character and opponent. This may include using a plasma cannon against a flying opponent, or using speed to your advantage against a bulky giant. The game will feature a variety of battlescapes, from ocean waters to city, and will also contain the breathtaking building destruction seen in the film. Additionally, the game will feature loads of downloadable content including more Kaiju from the film, new battle stages, extra missions and the ability to customize your own Jaeger.


Pilot a giant Jaeger robot and defend Earth from invading aliens with the release of Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim for iOS. Developed in partnership with Behavior Interactive, the Pacific Rim mobile game features epic battles amidst skyscrapers as players swipe and tap to pilot their Jaegers and defeat the Kaijus.

Pacific Rim features:

    Story Mode: Play over 30 levels and challenge monstrous creatures in intense combat based on the motion picture. Complete bonus objectives to earn more experience
    Survival Mode: Can you defend humanity from an endless wave of Kaijus? See how skilled you are with your customized Jaeger
    Command five different Jaegers with custom equipment and technology taken from the epic sci-fi movie
    Swipe to pack devastating punches to pummel down Kaijus. Tap to evade and block. The right timing is key to building awesome combos! 

Price: Download Pacific Rim the mobile game for $2.99 - Release Date: July 11

 Pacific Rim is in theaters NOW

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