[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resourceGames Press] RESTON, VA (October 4, 2023) – The Noble Collection, a leading manufacturer, distributor, and retailer of premium collectibles and Toyllectibles™, announced the launch of its first game-inspired product assortment for Minecraft. The premium collector replicas will be exclusively available to fans on-site at New York Comic Con (Booth #1061) from October 12-13, and the Diamond Sword Collector Replica will be available for pre-order exclusively to Con attendees. On-site products will then be widely accessible online via noblecollection.com and select retailers on October 14.
In addition to the Diamond Sword Collector Replica (MSRP: $59.00), The Noble Collection’s all-new assortment will include the Torch Illuminating Collector Replica (MSRP: $39.99), Overworld Heroes vs Hostile Mobs Chess Set (MSRP: $59.99), Redstone Ore Illuminating Collector Replica (MSRP: $34.99), Diamond Ore Illuminating Collector Replica (MSRP: $34.99) and Illuminating Potion Bottle (MSRP: $39.99).
“The Noble Collection’s collaboration with Minecraft represents a union of two iconic brands, each dedicated to creating captivating experiences for fans," said Julian Montoya, Senior Vice President of The Noble Collection. "We've poured our passion for craftsmanship into these collectibles to provide new and existing fans the opportunity to bring their in-game world into everyday life."
The finely crafted Minecraft Collector Replicas were created to allow fans to imagine what their favorite in-game objects might look like when brought to life. Merging the blocky, pixelated aesthetic with textures inspired by wood, stone and precious minerals, the created collection features a unique aesthetic that's reminiscent of the game. It's Minecraft taken to the next level – bringing blocks and virtually crafted creations to reality.
The first of its kind for the property, Minecraft’s collectible replicas feature the intricate details and thoughtful functionality that gaming fans, collectors and everyday consumers of all ages crave. The Noble Collection uses a mix of textures and finishes to mimic stylized “real-world” materials for each product in the Minecraft collection, ultimately producing a high-end finish and noticeable value that makes the products the perfect go-to for gift giving, play, the perfect addition to a collection or in-home display. The Noble Collection first announced its licensing partnership with Microsoft for Minecraft in 2022.
The Noble Collection pays homage to iconic films and properties with a collection of intricately detailed products for the ultimate fans. Since 1991, the company has garnered an international reputation, providing an array of products to collectors and everyday consumers of all ages. The Noble Collection prides itself in working with the industry’s leading artisans who spend hundreds of hours thoughtfully creating prop quality collectibles that have earned the respect of collectors, casual consumers and devoted fans of some of the world’s most iconic properties.
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ABOUT THE NOBLE COLLECTION
Founded in 1991, The Noble Collection is a leading manufacturer, distributor and retailer of premium collectibles and merchandise, specializing in crafting high-quality products with intricate detailing. Known for officially licensed products inspired by iconic pop culture franchises such as Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, Minecraft, The Lord of the Rings, DC Comics, Game of Thrones, Star Trek and more, The Noble Collection has an international reputation for authentic prop replicas, collector plush, puzzles, jewelry, stationery and a signature Toyllectible™ figure line, BendyFigs™. Headquartered outside of Washington, D.C, products are available online and in-person at the company’s Covent Garden shop in London, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal theme parks worldwide, Harry Potter New York and Barnes & Noble stores throughout the United States. Learn more at NobleCollection.com and BendyFigs.com, and follow The Noble Collection via @TheNobleCollection (Instagram and Facebook).