As said, the Legend of Zelda Link action figure is available in stores now, but the secondary market and sheer desirability alone are keeping pegs clear the minute they get filled. Spend a few minutes with this lil guy and you'll quickly see why. The figure has a great look and feel in your hands, with plenty of posability to satisfy your cravings to bust out action shots for Instagram. How many action figures can double grip a sword? NOT MANY! Link pulls this off with ease. Sadly for Zelda, most of that action is only above the waist (wokka). Link's tunic holds back most favorable hip action (wokka again), so jumping, Conan-esque wide leg stances and one knee kneeling isn't really an option. An expressive amount of head movement and double-hinged elbows alongside a sword scabbard that plugs into his back (so you can easily position it out of the way of his droopy hat) and a bonus accessory held in a secret treasure box, Link is well worth the 10 dollar or so retail price....if you can find him for that.
Every hero needs a great villain and Ganondorf, King of the Gerudo has it all. Check out that evil smirk! The World of Nintendo Deluxe Ganondorf is sure to make fans literally Squee out loud. For me, personally, I love a baddie that towers over the hero menacingly. With the height differential (6 inches..thought it will feel like more.. to 4 inches) between this Deluxe, barrel chested Ganondorf and the Link action figure, you get just that. Of course, with great size at a favorable price point, you sacrifice a little posability. OK a lot of posability. You can work Ganondorf's arms and head around and that's about the lot. Websites say he's got 10 points of articulation but i'm not sure where those extra points come into play. The box lists 7 anyway. A light, hollow body construction means less plastic, and so a sweet $20 retail price point for what is sure to be the star of your work desk.
Check out the images and you'll see what these two video game titans can do when they face off!
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