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Powered Geek Box Subscription Box Review – September 2015

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Powered Geek Box – formerly Power Up Box – is subscription box in the geek and gamer genre. They offer two different tiers of subscriptions: Premium (6-9 items a month), or Deluxe (4-6 items).

This review is of the Premium subscription.

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

Sorry for the late review – this got to me late!


The Subscription Box: Powered Geek Box (formerly Power Up Box)

The Cost: $19.95 + $6.95 shipping a month for the Deluxe Box, $29.95 + $9.95 shipping for the Premium Box

COUPON: Use coupon code PWRUP and save 10% on your first box

The Products: 4-6 geek/gamer items for Deluxe, 6-9 items for Premium

Ships to: US

Check out all of our Power Up Box reviews!

Good To Know: This box doesn’t have themes or info cards.


Call Of Duty MW3 Shirt – Value $10?

This one is really confusing for me. Modern Warfare 3 came out in 2011, so this is a tiny bit outdated for a featured shirt in a box.


Superman Crew Socks – Value $8.65 on Amazon

I never mind receiving socks because I’ll always get use out of them. These socks are not your normal cotton sock, in fact, it’s 98% Polyester and 2% Spandex. I might be sliding across the hardwood floors in these.


Super Mario Bros Wallet – Value $18.33 on Amazon

This is my favorite item of the box. It seems well constructed even though it has that look of a velcro wallet. I’ve been thinking of moving away from my slim wallet lately, so maybe this timing is perfect.


Lego Head Magnet – Value $5-7?

I can’t find this item online, so the value is purely a guess. I thought this was a magnet, which I wasn’t excited for – but now that I see it’s a coaster, I think it’s an awesome item! I’ll be using this on my desk all the time.

Nintendo Dog Tags – Value $8 on Amazon

These are two metal dogtags. One is just a flat black dogtag, while the other is the classic Nintendo controller!


Twisted Lip Pops Lollipops – Value $2

The final item was this Pink Lemonade lollipop.

Verdict: This was an ok box for Powered Geek Box. Actually, on first glance of the items, I was a bit disappointed. But, once I started review the individual items, I was pretty happy with the socks, coaster, and wallet. The value of the items does come in over cost of the box, which is great. I’m still really confused to find a MW3 shirt in the box! I really wish this box would have themes, or spoilers, or anything really to get an idea of what to expect month to month.

What did you think of the September Powered Geek Box?

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!

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  1. Wow I would be disappointed if I ordered this box. I actually bought that exact same MW3 shirt at Walmart 3 or 4 years ago.

  2. Yuck, yuck, yuck! I would be so disappointed if this is what I got at that price point! At least with Loot Crate the price is reasonable, so if the theme doesn’t fit, I’m okay with it.

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