Monthly Archives: April 2011

Topps reveals Royal Wedding card set

Today the manufacturer on this side of the pond unveiled a six-card glance at 2011 The Royal Wedding — an altogether separate stately set.

Retail Rundown: 2011-12 Victory Hockey

Upper Deck recently released details regarding the late-summer retail release of 2011-12 Victory Hockey.

Rippin’ Retail: 2011 Topps Heritage Baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he makes an adventure of going to Target to find baseball cards in this latest Rippin’ Retail video.

Preview Gallery: 2011 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions autographs

Upper Deck is busy preparing its latest Goodwin Champions release, which is slated to arrive this summer, and it’s going to include plenty of autographs from plenty of sports.

Weekend Wonder: Upper Deck’s Video Trading Card

Because this innovation has already received its fair share of knee-jerk reactions — positive and negative — we’re hoping for a little more elaboration here. Considering both sides of the coin, tell us why you love it, hate it, or even explain why you’re entirely indifferent about it.

Weekly Highlight Reel (March 28 – April 1)

Because knowledge is power, we thought it would be nice to offer a few bits of hobby brain food from this week. Here are a few links, in case you missed them.

Real Encounters with Upper Deck’s Evolution

The video below, however, offers a real glimpse of real people (not that I’m not real) getting some hands-on experience with Evolution.

Box Busters: 2011 SAGE HIT High Series football cards

Join Beckett Media’s Dan Hitt and Andrew Tolentino as they rip into a box of 2011 SAGE HIT High Series football cards in this episode of Box Busters.

Exclusive first look: Video card prototype leaked

While most of the hobby will have to wait until mid-April or longer to handle the market’s first video trading cards, we were lucky enough to land a prototype. Since there’s no sense in not sharing the potentially paradigm-shifting product, we made sure to film the debut for the world to see.