PIC HEAVY UPDATE AFTER THE BREAK:
|ALL THE NERF BLASTERS.|
|Super Soakers and the Nerf Firevision Disc Flyer|
|The Nerf Sweet Revenge blaster with the holster attached. Sadly, not up for demonstration.|
|The Nerf Rapidstrike - yes, it's awesome.|
Fall 2013, $39.99
THE ORANGE MAGS WERE ONLY THERE FOR DEMO PURPOSES. THE RELEASE OF THE RAPIDSTRIKE WILL HAVE FULLY CLEAR MAGAZINES.
Nerf Vortex's Revonix 360 was on-hand, and while I have to wait to see the full range (the target walls were maybe up to 40' away) the blaster is just crying for a stock on it. The on-the-fly reload is pretty awesome and smooth. What you give up for 10 shots (the Vortex Pyragon drum has 40) you gain in mobility by not having to carry extra magazines with you. The slam fire was a bit herky-jerky but there are still some tweaks to make between now and this Fall. Still though, I loved the Pyragon so I'm wondering how the full production model of this will be (and I feel it will be FANTASTIC.)
|I forget who photobombed me. |
Nerf Vortex Revonix 360
Fall 2013, $39.99
|In case you don't like the pink of the Heartbreaker, have a different version!|
|A familiar face, the Rebelle spokesperson still hard at work!|
The most info I did get was about the incoming app(s):
There will be TWO separate ones, one for Nerf Rebelle and the other for the Nerf N-Strike Elite blasters. I'll have to make a follow up inquiry to see if there's any interaction between the two apps. Functionally, they will be similar.
|The App Cradle|
- Record & Share video
- Add to social media
- Send media to friends
- Learn how to play CTF, last man standing, etc.
Word has it the N-Force and Nerf Dart Tag lines are currently not the focus of the team, so nothing new to report on that front right now (thanks, AFON)
We couldn't really get a lot of answers about stuff NOT on the show floor (though AFON got some info on the Elite Spectre, go check!) and that makes sense to focus on the here and now. If you're in the woods, you're worried about the bear 2' away, not the bear that's on the next mountain. So, let's embrace the 2013 bear for what it is, and I'll be back to revisit these blasters once they hit shelves.
And let's not forget about Click Click BAMF who has now made 2 shows, and Shining Foam in his rookie year (along with Basic Nerf) at this event. Nice putting faces to the pages, always. Class acts from these guys this year, and hopefully get to see them again at the next event!
That's about all I can think of for now... if I find I forgot anything I'll update the post later. Until then, I still have plenty of more reviews to do, so check in later this week! Thanks all for traveling with me, keep on Nerfin'!
Questions? Comments? Let me know!