2013 Halo Mega Bloks Press Release

MONTREAL/NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - MEGA Brands Inc. (TSX: MB) will be showcasing their brand new Mega Bloks Halo Authentic Collectors Series, at the 2013 American International Toy Fair in New York City this week.

The 2013 Mega Bloks Halo construction toy line will offer a whole new array of characters, weapons and vehicles, featuring all new play-patterns and collections. With new "build & combine" possibilities and even more micro action figures, this series will provide expanded collectability for fan builders to explore.

"As we celebrate the fifth anniversary of Mega Bloks Halo in the construction aisle, Mega Bloks is introducing even more play to the collection", said Vic Bertrand, Chief Innovation Officer at MEGA Brands. "We are adding play-activated lights & in-game sounds to several of the line's key vehicles for an enhanced play experience."

In the coming months, fans will discover all four light and sound enhanced Mega Bloks Halo playsets including the UNSC Night-Ops Gausshog, the UNSC Hornet, the dual-mode UNSC Anti-Armor Cobra, and the all new UNSC Pelican Gunship.

For more information on Mega Bloks Halo and other Mega Bloks products, please visit MEGA Brands at the American International Toy Fair, booth # 751 or http://www.megabrands.com.

About Mega Brands:

MEGA Brands Inc. (TSX: MB) is a trusted family of leading global brands in construction toys, games & puzzles, arts & crafts and stationery. They offer engaging creative experiences for children, families and collectors through innovative, well-designed, affordable and high-quality products. For more information, visit http://www.megabloks.com/

About Halo:

The "Halo" franchise is an award-winning collection of properties that has grown into a global entertainment phenomenon. Beginning with the original "Halo: Combat Evolved" (2001), the critically acclaimed and record-shattering series of games has since inspired multiple New York Times bestselling novels, comic books, action figures, apparel and more.

Published by Microsoft Studios, the "Halo" franchise of games is exclusive to the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system and the Xbox LIVE online entertainment network. To date, more than 50 million copies of "Halo" games have been sold worldwide, driving more than 5 billion hours of gameplay by people connected to Xbox LIVE.


Image with caption: "Mega Bloks HALO UNSC Night Ops Gausshog 2013 (with lights and sounds) (CNW Group/MEGA BRANDS INC.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130211_C4451_PHOTO_EN_23499. jpg

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