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NECA Shows Prototype Feral Predator Figure!

As part of their ’31 Nights of Fright’ tradition for the month of October, collectible company NECA has shown off the prototype for their ‘Feral’ Predator figure. This is the first official merchandise we’ve seen from the highly successful Predator installment Prey.

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NECA revealed the prototype in a Facebook post, while wishing a Happy Indigenous People’s Day. Director Dan Trachtenberg, speaking with us in our latest podcast episode, said he had seen the Prototype earlier and that more Prey merchandise may be on the way.

After NECA first announced they would be doing a figure (or possibly figures) for Prey back in July, its nice to finally have a first glimpse at their ‘Feral’ figure.

Thanks to SizzyBubbles for the news. Be sure to keep your targets set on Alien vs. Predator Galaxy for all the latest Prey news! You can also follow us on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube to get the latest on your social media walls. Be sure to join in with fellow Alien and Predator fans on our forums as well!



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  1. Gridseeker
    Quote from: Mike's Monsters on Nov 07, 2022, 07:48:55 PMThe lawsuit had a big play into why they didn't push forward. And then it put a big bump in the road that they've never really got around. From the rumblings I've heard, the lawsuit is what put them on hold, and they couldn't develop more until a certain point. By that time, the game had come and gone.

    We would likely have had a few more figures like the Alpha Predator DLC figure, but then things played out the way they did. I was told Feral will be their last Predator all together, but we will see how that plays out.
    :o  :o  :-\  :-\  :'(  What a pity. So, better forget we would see not only an ultimate Wolf, but also the Predators from the third movie getting the ultimate treatement, isn't?
    It sucks.
  2. bobcunk
    Lastly I have been getting hiya toys aliens and predators, The qc isn't always that great and they can break easily but there cheaper and take up les space on my shelf plus they are the same scale as Star wars, gi joe, spinmasters Batman and jurassic world.
  3. The Shuriken
    Quote from: Mike's Monsters on Nov 07, 2022, 07:48:55 PMThe lawsuit had a big play into why they didn't push forward. And then it put a big bump in the road that they've never really got around. From the rumblings I've heard, the lawsuit is what put them on hold, and they couldn't develop more until a certain point. By that time, the game had come and gone.

    We would likely have had a few more figures like the Alpha Predator DLC figure, but then things played out the way they did. I was told Feral will be their last Predator all together, but we will see how that plays out.

    https://media.tenor.com/qD7vHqLgjp8AAAAC/data-oh-shit.gif

    I honestly believe that. Now to see how long it would take for some other company to snatch up the license. If it hasn't already happened behind close doors yet that is.

    Anyway, that's pretty unfortunate the lawsuit really did nuke any chances of HG figures...still though...despite the fact the game had come and gone, I think there would still be enough cause to make them. They're great designs. Why should it matter what the game's status is? AVPR is universally loathed, but we all still cry for Wolf.

    Oh f**k...if Feral is the last then...Wolf really is never releasing. What a damn waste.
  4. Mike’s Monsters
    The lawsuit had a big play into why they didn't push forward. And then it put a big bump in the road that they've never really got around. From the rumblings I've heard, the lawsuit is what put them on hold, and they couldn't develop more until a certain point. By that time, the game had come and gone.

    We would likely have had a few more figures like the Alpha Predator DLC figure, but then things played out the way they did. I was told Feral will be their last Predator all together, but we will see how that plays out.
  5. The Shuriken
    Quote from: Corporal Hicks on Nov 07, 2022, 02:15:58 PM
    Quote from: The Shuriken on Nov 04, 2022, 05:31:08 PM
    Quote from: SuperiorIronman on Nov 03, 2022, 02:30:47 PMYou know what's a pretty big missed opportunity? Dutch 2025. We have a shit ton of Hunting Grounds characters and Dutch being back was pretty big for the franchise. No toy. You could even do "saber" (assuming the name of the mask is the same as the Predator) doing a Hunting Grounds Predator, or even doing an original design which the game could've used. And further doing something like a two-pack with Cleopatra.

    As far as dogs I feel like I'm going to have to model and print one. I really hate I have to go customs for something like this.

    Not making anything from Hunting Grounds was a mistake. So many great designs.

    Agreed. There was so much material for NECA in that game, same as the other games. They really do seem to have just wound down with Predator. I know much of it must be the lawsuit being to blame, but it still smarts and feels like dropped balls.

    I suspect it might be less about the lawsuit, and more about sculpts and budget.

    Hunting Grounds has awesome designs no doubt, but the different Predators all had different body shapes. NECA would need to have created new sculpts for each one. I'll bet they didn't want to.
  6. Corporal Hicks
    Quote from: The Shuriken on Nov 04, 2022, 05:31:08 PM
    Quote from: SuperiorIronman on Nov 03, 2022, 02:30:47 PMYou know what's a pretty big missed opportunity? Dutch 2025. We have a shit ton of Hunting Grounds characters and Dutch being back was pretty big for the franchise. No toy. You could even do "saber" (assuming the name of the mask is the same as the Predator) doing a Hunting Grounds Predator, or even doing an original design which the game could've used. And further doing something like a two-pack with Cleopatra.

    As far as dogs I feel like I'm going to have to model and print one. I really hate I have to go customs for something like this.

    Not making anything from Hunting Grounds was a mistake. So many great designs.

    Agreed. There was so much material for NECA in that game, same as the other games. They really do seem to have just wound down with Predator. I know much of it must be the lawsuit being to blame, but it still smarts and feels like dropped balls.
  7. Mike’s Monsters
    Quote from: Sabres21768 on Nov 04, 2022, 03:22:06 AM
    Quote from: SuperiorIronman on Nov 03, 2022, 02:30:47 PMYou know what's a pretty big missed opportunity? Dutch 2025. We have a shit ton of Hunting Grounds characters and Dutch being back was pretty big for the franchise. No toy. You could even do "saber" (assuming the name of the mask is the same as the Predator) doing a Hunting Grounds Predator, or even doing an original design which the game could've used. And further doing something like a two-pack with Cleopatra. 

    I'm actually working on a custom using a 3D printed head.
    https://i.postimg.cc/2VxTQhGw/1-E885540-1585-4132-A98-D-B423-D30536-AF.jpg
    https://i.postimg.cc/WhVXqXGz/B61-D61-E8-D02-D-49-AF-B516-4800-F5-BCB42-D.jpg
    https://i.postimg.cc/6TnMQDGF/A324-D5-CE-72-DE-49-D7-87-C1-06-DE3-F0-D6-E3-A.jpg

    There are also custom printed versions of the mask Dutch has on his shoulder.
    https://i.postimg.cc/GTt792wR/BFB4795-A-2458-40-D7-8-ED0-70-C02-AA9-A096.jpg

    Regardless of anyone's opinions of Hunting Grounds Dutch, you're mega talented and these customs you do are insane! Keep up the fantastic work. The community needs more people like you!
  8. The Shuriken
    Quote from: SuperiorIronman on Nov 03, 2022, 02:30:47 PMYou know what's a pretty big missed opportunity? Dutch 2025. We have a shit ton of Hunting Grounds characters and Dutch being back was pretty big for the franchise. No toy. You could even do "saber" (assuming the name of the mask is the same as the Predator) doing a Hunting Grounds Predator, or even doing an original design which the game could've used. And further doing something like a two-pack with Cleopatra.

    As far as dogs I feel like I'm going to have to model and print one. I really hate I have to go customs for something like this.

    Not making anything from Hunting Grounds was a mistake. So many great designs.
  9. Sabres21768
    Quote from: SuperiorIronman on Nov 03, 2022, 02:30:47 PMYou know what's a pretty big missed opportunity? Dutch 2025. We have a shit ton of Hunting Grounds characters and Dutch being back was pretty big for the franchise. No toy. You could even do "saber" (assuming the name of the mask is the same as the Predator) doing a Hunting Grounds Predator, or even doing an original design which the game could've used. And further doing something like a two-pack with Cleopatra. 

    I'm actually working on a custom using a 3D printed head.
    https://i.postimg.cc/2VxTQhGw/1-E885540-1585-4132-A98-D-B423-D30536-AF.jpg
    https://i.postimg.cc/WhVXqXGz/B61-D61-E8-D02-D-49-AF-B516-4800-F5-BCB42-D.jpg
    https://i.postimg.cc/6TnMQDGF/A324-D5-CE-72-DE-49-D7-87-C1-06-DE3-F0-D6-E3-A.jpg

    There are also custom printed versions of the mask Dutch has on his shoulder.
    https://i.postimg.cc/GTt792wR/BFB4795-A-2458-40-D7-8-ED0-70-C02-AA9-A096.jpg
  10. Master
    Quote from: BlueMarsalis79 on Nov 03, 2022, 02:56:49 PMJust... don't?
    Nobody forces you ;)

    Quote from: SuperiorIronman on Nov 03, 2022, 02:30:47 PMYou know what's a pretty big missed opportunity? Dutch 2025. We have a shit ton of Hunting Grounds characters and Dutch being back was pretty big for the franchise. No toy. You could even do "saber" (assuming the name of the mask is the same as the Predator) doing a Hunting Grounds Predator, or even doing an original design which the game could've used. And further doing something like a two-pack with Cleopatra.

    As far as dogs I feel like I'm going to have to model and print one. I really hate I have to go customs for something like this.

    Would you share? I can repay with Predators Totem.
  11. SuperiorIronman
    You know what's a pretty big missed opportunity? Dutch 2025. We have a shit ton of Hunting Grounds characters and Dutch being back was pretty big for the franchise. No toy. You could even do "saber" (assuming the name of the mask is the same as the Predator) doing a Hunting Grounds Predator, or even doing an original design which the game could've used. And further doing something like a two-pack with Cleopatra.

    As far as dogs I feel like I'm going to have to model and print one. I really hate I have to go customs for something like this.
  12. (Bad Blood)
    My friends! I have just finished my third and final axe design today, the blade believe it or not is actually made from a clear plastic drawer from a plastic dresser lol. This one took a long time but was alot of fun. It is the largest of the three I have made, with photos to show the size difference. Lastly I also did this to celebrate finally getting a new Bad Blood Predator, the one in this photo is actually not the old one you have seen prior, but a brand new one with many less problems and damages, like a not melted belt section lol. https://i.ibb.co/Gdn6cHz/IMG-20221102-020829579-HDR.jpg
    https://i.ibb.co/NtxM5Tb/IMG-20221102-021311749-HDR-2.jpg
    https://i.ibb.co/vjbctM0/IMG-20221102-020243312.jpg
    https://i.ibb.co/8D0jTw4/IMG-20221102-021350321-HDR.jpg
    https://i.ibb.co/wc1Pr8n/IMG-20221102-020230849.jpg
    https://i.ibb.co/t4yBPxj/IMG-20221102-020125874.jpg
  13. (Bad Blood)
    I must say..this custom took me a long while haha, I wanted some accessories that showed the Bad Blood after Hunting a Predator. So I took a City Hunter head and repainted the whole thing with grey, light grey, tan tones and added black spots and then sealed it with clear gloss for a wet appearance. Then I painted the green pred blood on it and then the axe as well. Here is the final product:https://i.ibb.co/4Mf8M8x/IMG-20221022-161806899-HDR.jpg 
    https://i.ibb.co/XjW3zJ0/IMG-20221022-162117742.jpg
    https://i.ibb.co/jR3z6ND/IMG-20221022-162214480.jpghttps://i.ibb.co/ZJL8pbp/IMG-20221022-202523393.jpghttps://i.ibb.co/QdshQ0P/IMG-20221022-211131531.jpg
    https://i.ibb.co/L97npxJ/IMG-20221022-212937362.jpg
    https://i.ibb.co/K9mPYGn/IMG-20221022-211945503.jpg
    https://i.ibb.co/N78R1Gh/IMG-20221022-211540508.jpg
  14. The Shuriken
    I just had a thought...

    With the possibility that NECA is letting the Alien and Predator license expire (or whatever other reason). I wonder if Wolf might be the last Predator they make. Wolf was the very first Predator toy they ever made, all the way back in 2007. Be like a full circle kinda thing.

    Or they could just not release it all, who knows.
  15. (Bad Blood)
    More items to my ever growing custom arsenal for my Predator figures, I completed a closed gold bladed spear that can attach to the back of Predator figures as well as an extended gold spear. I can't wait for my Jungle Hunter to arrive next week. My old one and other predators, i had to sell unfortunately in a tight spot. I just have the Ol' Bad Blood left at the moment. Here are some photos from the front and back with the spear on. https://i.ibb.co/YTRVXLp/IMG-20221016-162142904-3.jpg
    https://i.ibb.co/CHY3tfJ/IMG-20221016-162918374.jpg https://i.ibb.co/XpvSfRz/IMG-20221017-000613182.jpg
    https://i.ibb.co/Gny390z/IMG-20221017-000522288.jpg
  16. Mike’s Monsters
    Dane was at Monsterpalooza which @RidgeTop and I attended this weekend. We also saw Dakota as well.

    Dane showed us a video on his phone of him walking through NECA, and a few pictures as well. It wasn't something where we got to hold it, or really examine it. Just photos and videos of what he had.

    We got to see it and the upcoming accessories, but I can't speak to things like details of the dreads, quills or other body parts. We got a good look, but not super detailed look. A nice tease.

    We did see enough to confirm the face and mouth situation. There will be an open and closed mouth, but how it's implemented I'm not sure. I don't know if it'll be replaceable mandibles or a fully swapped head. We didn't get details on how things work, he just gave us a quick sneak peek.

    All I can fully confirm is that I personally think the thing looked great. And makes me want it even more. Dane didn't know a release date either.
  17. (Bad Blood)
    Quote from: Mike's Monsters on Oct 15, 2022, 05:00:35 AMDane showed @RidgeTop and I some more photos and videos of the NECA Feral. The unmasked face looked great. There was a roaring face and neutral resting face unmasked. Along with those we saw a few different masked heads, one roaring and one mandibles closed. A few accessories, what we've seen and also the mask by itself.

    Looked great. Unsure if the whole thing will come with all the heads we saw. Can see them releasing two different figures featuring different heads/expressions. Can't see them having 4 different heads in one package.
    perhaps you might be able to answer my question? This whole time I was wondering if Neca's Feral will have the quills/hairs on his trapezius/Shoulder area like in the movie? Thanks in advance!
  18. SiL
    I have a NECA figure with a removable mask. One of their Kenner redos. Mask even has the same sort of overall shape as the Feral, so they could absolutely pull it off.
  19. Pu$$yFace
    Quote from: PAS Spinelli on Oct 15, 2022, 04:58:49 PMSo you mean to tell me the one Predator perfect for a mask you can manually add and take off doesn't have that as a feature, I'm so tired of interchangeable heads.
    I don't think that feature would work out well on a NECA figure. Especially with how known brittle their plastic is. This isn't a very durable plastic meant to be played with, where you can take pieces on and off. They don't make figures like that anymore. You're paying almost exclusively for the high-end detail in the sculpt. NECA figures are known to fall apart
  20. Still Collating...
    Quote from: Mike's Monsters on Oct 09, 2022, 02:18:59 PM
    Quote from: Still Collating... on Oct 09, 2022, 02:00:15 PMStone Heart has been out already for a few days/weeks.

    Huh? Are there in hand photos of this? I don't think it's hit any shelves or shipped yet. Could you share where you've seen this? And they just released a bunch of Fireteam Elite Xenomorphs, so those are new.

    I understand the frustration, NECA was pretty much built on Aliens and Predators. But I'd say to not get much hope in them for future releases. TMNT is one of the biggest money makers in toys since the 90s and probably is doing very well for NECA, but they've also focused on a lot of other things at once too. It's not just TMNT regardless of what your opinion says. Just because you yourself aren't interested, doesn't mean that others aren't into whatever line they announce. I'm personally stoked for their new Robocop line, ET and DINOSAURS! TV show line that are upcoming.

    I've heard through the grapevine that NECA may be winding down on the Aliens and Predators, and the current trend seems to prove that. Won't say much more than that. But like I said previously, don't get hopes up for much more unless some things change behind the scenes.

    I'd rather not have McFarlane in the line again. They have had some of the worst QC lately, they can't pose well and or locked to a predetermined pose. They all have side eyes too, which Todd seems to think looks cool. Seriously scroll through collector twitter and see them constantly bashing most of what McFarlane makes. There's a reason why McFarlane is all over shelves all the time.

    NECA had a very good run, even with their quality issues too. But maybe it's time for someone else to take the throne.


    There's multiple videos of Stone Heart dating 2 weeks back even. Neca used to show new unseen figures at events and announce them with first sneak peaks at events, they haven't done that in a long while now.

    McFarlane has changed a lot from their old days. Now they have better articulation than most Neca figures, they are constantly announcing new figures, and are far more cheaper then Neca now. I wouldn't trust McFarlane to do Predator and Aliens correctly in their earlier years. Now? I'm sure they would do great, making affordable figures that still fit in with my Neca collection. A good percentage of their figures have good face sculpts now, their QC is better than Neca's as of now, only their lack of detailed paint is worse than Neca, but that I can easily adjust with washes and drybrushing for such a cheap figure.

    Of course, they can't do that, make figures of those licenses in that same scale, while Neca still has the license, so I hope Neca makes their mind up will they continue with this or not. 

    I'm glad to hear that Feral is going along well at least. Though I don't know why they didn't show him at the con, only to announce him a few days later with pics on their Facebook and Instagram.
  21. Sabres21768
    Quote from: Mike's Monsters on Oct 15, 2022, 05:00:35 AMDane showed @RidgeTop and I some more photos and videos of the NECA Feral. The unmasked face looked great. There was a roaring face and neutral resting face unmasked. Along with those we saw a few different masked heads, one roaring and one mandibles closed. A few accessories, what we've seen and also the mask by itself.

    Looked great. Unsure if the whole thing will come with all the heads we saw. Can see them releasing two different figures featuring different heads/expressions. Can't see them having 4 different heads in one package.

    Pics or it didn't happen. ;)
  22. Mike’s Monsters
    Dane showed @RidgeTop and I some more photos and videos of the NECA Feral. The unmasked face looked great. There was a roaring face and neutral resting face unmasked. Along with those we saw a few different masked heads, one roaring and one mandibles closed. A few accessories, what we've seen and also the mask by itself.

    Looked great. Unsure if the whole thing will come with all the heads we saw. Can see them releasing two different figures featuring different heads/expressions. Can't see them having 4 different heads in one package.
  23. Xenomrph
    Quote from: SiL on Oct 13, 2022, 07:53:30 AMIt all stems from the Aliens script (which we all know) - but that was written thinking they'd look the same as the original, and Cameron himself considered his adults functionally the same as the original. To him "warrior" was just the name of the adult, and a drone was something else entirely (mercifully scrapped).
    Sure, my point was that the meanings have changed a bit since then.

    I think there's room for both interpretations, and personally my headcanon is a little in between depending on my mood and I don't mind which one creators choose to follow.

    Quote from: PredBabe on Oct 13, 2022, 10:39:30 AMI know AVP Extinction (2003) also used the terms "drone" for the smooth dome and "warrior" for the ridged.
    I miss that game- I feel like I was the only one who enjoyed it though lol.
    I liked it a lot (especially the Alien campaign), it just suffered from balance issues and replayability problems since there was no skirmish mode or multiplayer. The bestiary for all 3 races was fantastic, they put a ton of effort and thought into that.
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