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LEGO Collectible Series 9 Revealed

by James

I’ll never understand why toy companies launch a toy in January, missing the biggest toy buying opportunity on the planet. But that’s the case with what would be the perfect stocking stuffers for any LEGO fan …. LEGO Collectible Series 9 will be here in January 2013. Let’s break it down …

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Superman Gets New Powers, Becomes Stretch Armstrong

by James


I’m sure the producers of The Man of Steele wasn’t thrilled when toy commercials were leaked on YouTube today that hinted at spoilers for their upcoming blockbuster about … you know who. But there they are … pitching new toys for the holidays, and giving a peak at what may be the storyline. WARNING! SPOILERS AHEAD!

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Transformers 4 To Have New Characters to Sell Toys

by James


Well it looks like Michael Bay is going forward with yet another 2 hour music video/commercial for Hasbro so that the toy maker can make more toys. Only this time, the plan is to dump all the classic characters we’ve come to know and love so that they can make different toys so you’ll buy them.

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Check out these images of the 2012 Barbie Fashion Line

by James

FStoppers has a cool lineup of shots of the 2012 Fashion Line of Barbie Dolls. Shot like GQ Magazine, the images are stunningly professional in look and compositions. And they bring Barbie to life.

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New Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game Introduced

by James

Some of my favorite Star Wars novels are the Rogue Squadron series which focuses entirely on a rag tag X-Wing squadron for the New Republic that’s commanded by your favorite wingman, Wedge. It’s all about dogfights and the life as an X-Wing pilot (although they also fly stolen TIE fighters to boot). Now I can live the fantasy with this cool X-Wing Miniatures Game.

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Disney Introduces A Fly Lookin’ Master Moves Mickey

by James


First, there was Dance Star Mickey in 2010, then there was Rock Star Mickey in 2011, and now, Disney has announced Master Moves Mickey, a great interactive doll which can perform up to 15 ultra-cool break dancing moves that Disney hopes will get kids up and movin, fly style.

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LEGO Gives the Hobbit and Unexpected Journey via Board Game

by James


LEGOs board games are very popular because it enables kids to not only play the game, but build it. That presents some great imaginative play as kids either build the game as directed, or make up their own “unexpected journey” around the board. So when LEGO announced that The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was getting it’s own LEGO board game, it made plenty of sense, and looks like it’s lots of fun.

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MiniMates has a cool Munsters set …

by James


The Munsters. It was a terrible sitcom about a family of monsters living in the city, but it was still cool. Not only because of the cool theme song done by the Ventures, but also because of a pair of sweet hot rods used in the show, one made of a model A and the other made out of a coffin. But that was in the 60s. There was a failed attempt at a reboot in the 90s, and NBC Universal is trying again with MockingBird Lane. And MiniMates is getting on the bandwagon with a cool set of Munsters Minimates. Cue the Ventures please, while we take a look!

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Friday is Super Hero Day at ComiCon

by James


There were a lot of really cool announcements at ComiCon in San Diego pertaining to toys and Super Heroes. From LEGO Super Heroes given away on the main floor to DC and Mattel announcing the Holiday line of DC Super Heroes (with pictures), there’s a ton of exciting news to be had. So let’s get to it!

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LEGO Announces LOTR Hobbiton Playset

by James

With today being Lord of the Rings day at the LEGO booth (#2829) it didn’t surprise us that they would announce the first playset based on the JRR Tolkein novel and the Peter Jackson epic THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY™. But we are still excited about how cool Bilbo’s sod covered home looks anyway!

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