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Stiq Figures, January 5 - 11: Gaming memorabilia edition

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Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter.

Joystiq writes about gaming-themed figurines, apparel and trinket-stuffed special editions fairly often, but there are scores of referential collectibles out there that never reach our front page. It can feel pretty impossible to scoop up (or find room for) everything that piques your interest, but every once in a while something comes along that's just too difficult to pass up.

For me, it was the Christopher Lee's series of Mario prints, which rolls up memories from the NES' Super Mario Bros. trilogy, Super Mario World and Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins. I've had the tendency to go overboard with gaming decorations in the past, but Lee's series struck me as a clever, subdued way to celebrate my ideal source material. I particularly appreciate that "subdued" bit whenever I have guests over that are dismissive of games – I don't feel the urge to cover these prints up the way I did with my more obnoxious past tributes in order to spare myself from snide comments.

Can tributes to gaming be found somewhere within your living space? Perhaps a miniature Mega Man stands guard beneath your monitor, or a replica of your favorite weapon hangs by your game collection? Tell us about the real-world souvenirs you've gathered from your gaming adventures, right after you check this week's Japanese hardware sales data after the break!


New 3DS LL: 30,455 [DOWN] 45,984
Vita: 21,536 [DOWN] 35,164
PS4: 19,118 [DOWN] 23,098
New 3DS: 14,226 [DOWN] 26,112
Wii U: 10,803 [DOWN] 19,228
PS3: 8,216 [DOWN] 9,651
3DS: 6,685 [DOWN] 10,608
3DS LL: 6,308 [DOWN] 12,788
Vita TV: 791 [DOWN] 514
Xbox One: 563 [DOWN] 74
PSP: [DROPPED]
Xbox 360: [DROPPED]
[Image: Christopher Lee]

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