Nerf is marking the fortieth anniversary of GI Joe: A Actual American Hero with a dart blaster that pays tribute to the 2 sides of the battle, CNET can completely reveal. One aspect of the “lmtd” (restricted) assortment toy options heroic blue GI Joe particulars, whereas the opposite is bathed within the villainous Cobra purple.
“Are you standing beside Duke, Scarlett, and the remainder of the GI Joe group to battle for freedom and justice?” Nerf mentioned in a launch. “Or are you one in every of Cobra Commander’s minions, plotting to take over the world?”
The absolutely motorized $80 blaster rapid-fires 10 darts in a row, and features a 10-dart detachable clip and 10 Nerf Elite foam darts. You possibly can energy up the motor and pull the set off to ship a cascade of darts at your goal — that’ll require 4x 1.5v D alkaline batteries (you will have to produce your personal).
The brand new toy was revealed Saturday throughout Hasbro PulseCon 2022. Different manufacturers on present on the occasion embrace Star Wars, Marvel, Indiana Jones, Magic: The Gathering, Transformers, Energy Rangers and Fortnite.
The G.I. Joe blaster consists of an unique model of the three hundredth problem of GI Joe: A Actual American Hero comedian and options particular artwork by Dave Johnson, who’s recognized for his work on Deadpool, Batman and Invincible.
The whole lot is available in premium packaging designed for show — the package deal is open on either side so you possibly can present the GI Joe aspect of the blaster or flip it round to disclose your Cobra affiliation.
It is out there for preorder completely on Hasbro Pulse within the US, Canada and choose European nations from Saturday, at 2 p.m. PT (5 p.m. ET) for Hasbro Pulse Premium Early Entry and from 3 p.m. PT (6 p.m. ET) for everybody.