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Vice City Kubricks

by Mike Schiller

30 November 2006

 

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Kubricks [Rockstar Games - $35.99]

The mere existence of a product like this is bound to have you feeling warm and fuzzy for the holidays.  Have you ever seen a “Kubrick”?  It’s like a little posable Lego dude, painted up to look like a given character.  Medicom Toys worked with Rockstar on these, and, well, you almost have to see them to believe them.  Of course, Tommy Vercetti is bound to be a popular figure, but even more popular will be one Ms. Candi Suxx, the adult film star here given endowments worthy of Picasso.  If your target gamer has every game he or she could ever want, if there’s no peripheral that must be had, if the Playstation 3 is hopelessly sold out, well… think of these Kubricks as an investment—maybe by next year they’ll be going for exorbitant prices on EBay.  Besides, the fully-posable nature of the figures means that you’re only a step away from modeling Hot Coffee, Vice City-style… and who wouldn’t want that? [Rockstar Games]

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