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Arcade Block Subscription Box Review + Coupon – July 2016

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Arcade Block is a subscription box from Nerd Block. It’s all gamer themed items, plus a shirt.

This box was sent to us for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

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The Subscription Box: Arcade Block

The Cost: $19.99 plus shipping ($9.50 shipping to the US)

COUPON: Use coupon code MSA10 to save 10% off the first month of any Nerd Block subscription

The Products: Gamer gear, collectibles, etc, plus a new t-shirt each month.

Ships to: Worldwide!

Check out all of my Arcade Block reviews to get more information on this subscription. Check out all of our Geeky Subscription Boxes in the Subscription Box List. Rate, review, and follow this subscription on the Arcade Block profile page.

Good To Know: All blocks from Nerd Block will include a $10 voucher for the ShirtPunch store!

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Arcade Block doesn’t theme their boxes. But, you’ll typically know at least 3 of the franchises featured before your box ships.

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Each box includes an information card. You’ll find some quick information about each item in the box.

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Smash Shirt – Value $15?

This month’s exclusive shirt from ShirtPunch features Super Smash Bros. Inside each letter you can find Mario, Samus, Link, Sonic, and Pikachu. I don’t often play fighting games – but this is a really fun one if you’ve never given it a try.

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Mega Man Helmet Speaker – Value $15?

The second exclusive of the month is a Mega Man speaker.

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It’s in the shape of Mega Man’s classic helmet. 2,0000 subscribers also received a variant red helmet speaker.

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The unfortunate aspect of this speaker is that it’s USB powered – so you’ll need to plug both the USB and audio cable in to get it working. It’s not the best speaker, but I think that was probably expected from such small plastic housing.

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Warcraft Mystery Mini – Value $7 on Amazon

We get a Funko item this month! The boxes included a mystery mini from Warcraft. The character I unboxed was King Llane Wrynn – I’m not big into the Warcraft games or the movie, but I have played it a couple times in my life – so I’m familiar with a bunch of these little characters – it will get added to the collection!

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Dungeon Boss Key – Value $5-10?

Get ready to battle a boss with this Zelda Boss Key! These are pulled right from the game itself – they are needed to enter boss rooms in the games! Very cool – glad to see them pull items from within the game!

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Toad Air Freshener – Value $1-2?

This thing is STRONG. It’s definitely got a heavy strawberry scent – so it’ll keep your car fresh and strawberry-y.

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Dues Ex Print – Autographed – Value ??

This might be the first autographed item for Arcade Block. The main character of Dues Ex is Adam Jensen, who is voiced by Elias Toufexis – who signed this little print!

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ShirtPunch Credit – Value $10

I absolutely love that they’ve added this to their subscription. It’s super valuable to me – because they have a lot of Funko POPs in their store. With this credit, I can get most POPs for the cost of shipping, which is $6 for me.

Verdict: This box didn’t hit on franchises I personally love, so it was a bit of an off month for me. But, I like that they’re pulling items from games (like the Mega Man helmet and the Boxx Key) – that’s cool and it’s the idea Loot Crate was going for with Loot Gaming. Since I wasn’t a big fan of a lot of the month’s franchises, I really appreciate the ShirtPunch voucher that much more – I’m guaranteed to pick up something I love for a small cost.

What did you think of the July Arcade Block?

Written by Eric Cadman

Eric Cadman

Eric is the co-founder of My Subscription Addiction. He’s been hooked on geek subscription boxes since 2012 thanks to Loot Crate and Nerd Block. Geek boxes sparked his desire for collecting Funko Pops and comic book statues!
All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

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