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Marvel Super Hero Squad Review: Danger Room Debacle 5-Pack

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I find it funny that I can pin point the exact breaking point for me when it came to Super Hero Squad. My friends insisted that the toys were childish and would be a waste of money. But I have a background in marketing and have one weakness when it comes to products: excellent packaging. So when I first saw the Danger Room Debacle in stores, I immediately bought it because the packaging was that good.

The package is half a cylinder about a foot long. The open window shows four X-Men facing off against Magneto in the Danger Room. The Danger Room is done simply: two ramps while the rest is various shades of light blue. It looks pretty much exactly how I think the Danger Room should look while it is inert. Plus the packaging is designed to let all the figures be removed without damaging the backdrop! It is excellent design work and clearly a precursor to the display that came with Slave I.

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May 11th, 2010 at 12:00 am

Toy Review: Marvel Super Hero Squad Playset – Danger Room with Wolverine & Sabretooth

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After two overpriced (and almost identical) playsets, Hasbro finally seemed to figure out what people wanted for Super Hero Squad playsets and released the first two: Avengers Super City and this one, the Danger Room! The X-Men’s training base that eventually achieved sentience and tried to kill them, but that gets glossed over.

The Danger Room is the ultimate super hero training course, but when a villain like Sabretooth breaks in, it gets even trickier! As Wolverine battles his way through, he is confronted with danger from every direction. Can he subdue Sabretooth and escape the diabolical Danger Room?

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Written by jestergoblin

November 30th, 2009 at 7:38 am