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Diablo III Overthrown Statue

March 31, 2009

For those hardcore gamers out there, check out this cool prototype of an upcoming statue that was featured at the San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) 2008:

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The third piece in a collaboration between Sideshow and Blizzard, this piece looks set to bring to life the Barbarian in all his raw fury standing atop the beheaded Diablo, victorious.

The exclusive piece comes with an interchangeable helmed head like so:

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Taken from the Sideshow website:

The Barbarian Statue depicts the warrior class in fine form, wielding dual-axes in the heat of battle. Each piece is hand-cast in high quality polystone, individually finished and hand-painted to exacting standards, complete with individually assigned edition numbers on the bottom side of the base.

But hey, don’t believe everything you see on their website. Check out pictures taken of the actual prototype piece at SDCC 2008!

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And for the exclusive collector, the interchangeable head:

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The detail on this prototype is simply breathtaking! The next thing to look forward to on this piece is the paint up. If the final paint is anything as good as their previous Blizzard releases, I’m guessing this will be one of my grail statues!

The exclusive is still available on their website, and the edition size and ship date has yet to be announced. If you’re a Diablo fan like me, this will be the definitive Diablo collectible to own! I’m secretly hoping the painted prototype will be sneaked during the upcoming SDCC 2009. Anyone want to sponsor a trip there so I can do some detective work? *hint*

I’ve already pre-ordered mine, have you?  😛

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