McFarlane Toys plans NBA video game tie-in & 12-inch football figures

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McFarlane Toys has announced a pair of upcoming projects that focus on the big and small of two professional sports leagues.

This fall, McFarlane will work with video game-maker 2K Sports to offer a 3-inch Kobe Bryant figure only available with the NBA 2K10 Anniversary Edition video game that arrives in early October.

The special edition will cost $100 and is available for the PlayStation 3 or the XBox. It includes a 2K Sports’ NBA 2K10 game locker, the figure,  a 16×36 Bryant poster and a NBA 2K 10th anniversary DVD.


The game can be pre-ordered at GameStop.


12benWith the NFL season just around the corner, McFarlane has a pair of 12-inch SportsPicks planned for two of football’s biggest quarterbacks — Big Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys signal-caller Tony Romo.

The 12-inch figures are set for release in November.

For more information (or additional images) of these figures or more from McFarlane, visit

Chris Olds has collected sports cards and memorabilia since 1987. Before coming to Beckett Media, he wrote about the hobby for the Orlando Sentinel on his blog, SportsStuff, and for the San Antonio Express-News and The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News. Do you have a comment, question or idea? Send e-mail to him at

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