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NERF Rival – Overwatch Reaper Wight Edition Blaster

Sunday, August 12th, 2018

There have been some licensed NERF blasters in the past, although the only instance that immediately comes to mind is Star Wars-themed blasters. So, it’s not completely surprising that Overwatch, a game with a lot of unique firearms, is now getting a NERF blaster in the Reaper Wight Edition Blaster. As the name implies, this blaster is stylized after Reaper’s Hellfire shotguns, and as it’s part of the Rival series, it’ll shoot the spherical Rival projectiles, of which it can hold 8, instead of the traditional darts.

A D.Va blaster will also be released, modeled after the character’s sidearm.

Both of these blasters don’t have a definitive release date, but look for them to reach store shelves sometime in 2019.

NERF Laser Ops Pro

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Hasbro’s latest NERF line blasters, the Laser Ops Pro line, aren’t traditional foam dart blasters, but laser blasters which fire IR beams. Laser Ops Pro which is due out later this Summer, consists of two blasters, the Alphapoint and Deltapoint, a pistol and rifle, respectively. The Alphapoint will come in a two-pack ‘battle ready’ package, and the Deltapoint will be sold as a stand-alone unit.

Hasbro is also releasing a smartphone app for iOS and Android which will allow players to customize their blasters, track performance, earn power-ups, and track opponents. You can read the full release for the Laser Ops Pro line at the link below:

http://newsroom.hasbro.com/static-files/13a35f77-553e-4467-b9a4-f5f244e246b6

OutofDarts – NERF Rival Jupiter

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

NERF modification aficionado OutofDarts has introduced the final version of the full-auto Jupiter blaster which is compatible with NERF rival projectiles and magazines. Currently, the first production models are going out to select customers for T&E, but the full kit will be made available via the OutofDarts Etsy shop, and is going to retail for about $100.

www.outofdarts.com

Tested – Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: 1000 Shot NERF Blaster

Friday, June 8th, 2018

It seems like the Rival series blasters are the ones to build mods for, because here’s another capacity mod, this time courtesy of special effects designer and former co-host of Mythbusters Adam Savage. Within a single day, Adam not only creates a slick-looking, if bulky, 1000-shot magazine/hopper, but also installs a bipod and an offset electronic optic. It’s honestly like a NERF Bren, turned up to 11.

You can check out more of Tested’s videos on their YouTube channel.

Kobra-1 Foam Dart Blaster On Kickstarter

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

The Kobara-1 is a foam dart blaster currently up for funding on Kickstarter. The first project from Loveland Foam Armaments, the Kobra-1 is intended to be a “..durable, foam dart blaster sidearm for older players.” To this end, the Kobra-1 features the unique, patent-pending ‘Loveland Catch System’ which lends towards a crisp trigger pull and low plunger tube friction. Additionally, the body is made of high-quality components, including a carbon fiber exterior, and features an integrated weaver rail and a 3-round internal magazine (with NERF darts, up to 5 homemade 1.25″ darts), with a velocity of ~130 fps.

As always, check out the link below for more information, and to fund the project:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2035964339/kobra-1-foam-dart-blaster#

Triple Nerf Rival Nemesis Modification | 1,200 Round Capacity

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

I’m a simple guy; I see kick-ass mods to NERF blasters, I have to feature them. What YouTuber Coop772 has done is combined three NERF Rival Nemesis blasters, increased their power, and attached a 1200 round capacity hopper.

You can check out more of Coop772’s videos via his YouTube channel.

Captain Xander – NERF Rival Minigun

Monday, January 15th, 2018

A year of effort by YouTuber Captain Xander went into the creation of a NERF Rival minigun which is capable of firing 20 projectiles a second, and feeds from a backpack with a capacity of 2000 rounds. The video’s relatively lengthy, but seeing everything from the process to the test fire is worth the watch.

Giaco Whatever – Liquid Nitrogen NERF Mod

Friday, December 29th, 2017

Check out Giaco Whatever’s channel at www.youtube.com/channel/UCYH-XXUE2QDaWKvABsWJh8w.

NERF Rival – Flashlight Grip

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

One thing I appreciate about the more recent NERF products is the mimicry of furniture and features found on actual firearms, like accessory rails and optics, or in the case of this NERF Rival accessory, a combination flashlight and foregrip. Called the ‘Flashlight Grip’, this particular foregrip features a quick-release camlock, and features an LED light powered by 3 AAA batteries. The lumens aren’t mentioned, but at $15, I’m guessing it’s not that bright. Still, a pretty cool addition to the Rival line, all the same.

www.hasbro.com/en-us/product/nerf-rival-flashlight-grip

AstonishingStudios – Popsicle Stick NERF Blaster

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

YouTube channel AstonishingStudios combines two of my favorite things: DIY projects and NERF guns, to create a working NERF blaster which is constructed using, along with a syringe and adhesive, Popsicle sticks.

You can check out more of AstonishingStudios’ projects at their YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UCW-nTiduQso39qU-nwRLFnw

Reminder: NERF Rival Apollo XV-700 Star Wars Mandalorian Edition Blaster And Face Mask

Friday, August 25th, 2017

I’m not the biggest fan of store exclusive variants, but GameStop is currently offering a pre-order for a NERF Rival Apollo XV-700 Blaster with an exclusive Mandalorian paint job, and a matching mask.

The NERF Rival line consists of various unique blasters that fire foam spheres rather than darts, and feed from translucent magazines. The Rival in the name comes from the fact that the blasters in the series are generally available in either solid blue or red colors, signifying opposite teams. While I would have liked to see a more Mandalorian-inspired face mask, all the same, this is a cool release if you’re into NERF and Star Wars.

The release date for the Mandalorian Apollo XV-700 w/ Face Mask is November 17th of this year, coinciding with the release of ‘Star Wars: Battlefront 2’.

You can pre-order the blaster at www.gamestop.com/collectibles/toys/nerf-rival-apollo-xv-700-star-wars-mandalorian-edition-blaster-and-face-mask-only-at-gamestop/147524.

Giaco Whatever – NERF Bomb

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

It’s activated from a distance, and it shoots 11/12 darts in an outward spread pattern. It’s Giaco Whatever’s NERF Bomb, and it’s featured in a bonus action movie at the end.

You can check out more of Giaco Whatever’s videos on his YouTube channel here.

NERF Rival – ‘Nemesis MXVII-10K Blaster’

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

NERF Rival is a sub-brand of NERF that features blasters that fire ball-shaped projectiles rather than the traditional darts. The Nemesis MXVII-10K blaster is the largest blaster yet offered in the Rival series, with a large, 100-round gravity feed hopper. It’s also fully automatic, because with a capacity that large, why wouldn’t it be?

www.hasbro.com/en-us/brands/nerfrival

NERF AccuStrike Series

Monday, May 29th, 2017

NERF’s new AccuStrike series blasters, a sub-brand of the modular N-Strike series, features ‘Elite’ darts, which look to have a rifled tip.

This particular blaster, the Alphahawk, features a revolving 5-dart drum, is compatible with select N-Strike accessories, and comes with 10 darts.

nerf.hasbro.com/en-us

NERF Rival Apollo XV-700 Star Wars Mandalorian Edition Blaster And Face Mask

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

I’m not the biggest fan of store exclusive variants, but GameStop is currently offering a pre-order for a NERFRival Apollo XV-700 Blaster with an exclusive Mandalorian paint job, and a matching mask.

The NERF Rival line consists of various unique blasters that fire foam spheres rather than darts, and feed from translucent magazines. The Rival in the name comes from the fact that the blasters in the series are generally available in either solid blue or red colors, signifying opposite teams. While I would have liked to see a more Mandalorian-inspired face mask, all the same, this is a cool release if you’re into NERF and Star Wars.

The release date for the Mandalorian Apollo XV-700 w/ Face Mask is November 17th of this year, coinciding with the release of ‘Star Wars: Battlefront 2’.

You can pre-order the blaster at www.gamestop.com/collectibles/toys/nerf-rival-apollo-xv-700-star-wars-mandalorian-edition-blaster-and-face-mask-only-at-gamestop/147524.

Tactical Vest Kit for Nerf Guns N-Strike Elite Series

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

It’s not an officially licensed product, but this Tactical Vest Kit for NERF Guns is still pretty cool, all the same. It consists of a vest with adjustable straps to carry mags and darts, a hand wrist band which carries even more darts, a set of eyepro, a ‘tactical mask’, and 2 NERF N-Strike magazines and 20 loose darts.

www.amazon.com/Tactical-Vest-Nerf-N-Strike-Elite/dp/B06XKTBST6

/k/ Repurposes A NERF Magazine

Friday, April 28th, 2017

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Considering how much I talk about NERF products on here, I wanted to share this; got a kick out of it.

PeterSripol Modifies A NERF Blaster

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

YouTube content creator Peter Sripol has recently released this video, where he modifies a pump-action NERF blaster into a pneumatic cannon of sorts. Due to its design, it can launch virtually any object that can fit down its barrel, which is shown to great effect during the footage.

You can check out more of PeterSripol’s YouTube content on his channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UC7yF9tV4xWEMZkel7q8La_w

NERF Dart Breaking The Sound Barrier

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

YouTuber Giaco Whatever built a custom pneumatic cannon, and launched a NERF dart from it which achieved a speed of roughly MACH 2.3, or 2.3 times the speed of sound. While NERF darts are designed to, at best, sting a little, even a foam-body projectile will do quite a bit of damage going that speed.

Anyone want to try an guess the foot-poundage coming out of the muzzle on this one?

Check out more of Giaco Whatever’s videos on their YouTube channel here.

NERF John Wick

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Another video from the insanely-talented Corridor Digital, NERF John Wick combines the cinematography and combative styling of the John Wick films with more than a few NERF blasters.

It’s actually really entertaining, I swear.

Did Someone Say ‘Select Fire’ NERF Blaster?

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Regulator

NERF is releasing their first select fire blaster, the N-Strike Modulus Regulator. Powered by 4 ‘C’ batteries, the Regulator will feature single-fire, 3-round burst-fire, and full-auto fire modes, along with two tactical rails, and it will feed from standard NERF ‘dart clips’. It won’t be out until Fall of this year, so there’s a bit of time until we’ll see this on store shelves.

nerf.hasbro.com/en-us

Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Custom NERF Rifle

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

AstonishingStudios – Working LEGO Replica NERF Maverick REV-6 Blaster

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Take a look at the video above, where YouTuber AstonishingStudios creates a replica of the NERF Maverick REV-6 Blaster, entirely of LEGO pieces. While that’s impressive enough, the resulting model not only actually fires, but fires real NERF foam darts.

You can check out more of AstonishingStudios’ work at www.youtube.com/channel/UCW-nTiduQso39qU-nwRLFnw

NERF Rebelle – CornerSight Blaster

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

cornersight

For those who don’t remember, NERF’s Rebelle line is a series of dart blasters and accessories aimed principally at the young girl market. It also happens to have some of the more unique blasters to come out in recent memory, such as the CornerSight blaster. Possibly inspired by the Israeli CornerShot weapon system, the NERF CornerSight features a barrel that can bend left or right, as well as mirrors that allow the shooter to fire around corners. The CornerSight fires 1 dart at a time, and can hold a total capacity of 4 darts, with storage for 2 additional darts.

Currently available wherever NERF Rebelle products are sold.

NERF TerraScout Now Available

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Terrascout

NERF’s TerraScout, the RC NERF blaster drone that was unveiled back in June, is now available in stores. The TerraScout is a blaster drone that features a 720p video camera, which can be controlled via an included remote; the remote features an integrated LCD screen for live viewing. An additional detail that has come to light is users can record the video feed onto an SSD card.

The drone itself comes complete with an 18-dart mag/clip, which it fires full-automatic, and is compatible with NERF N-Strike barrel extensions. It is also capable of traveling on (mostly) all terrain via its tank-like treads.

MSRP is still $200, so this one might have to wait until Christmas.