There’s several reality shows wrapped around toy hunting announced for the 2013 television season. The toys will be wrapped around toy collecting and the hunt for hard to find toys. Here’s a few details ….
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LEGO has announced new stores opening in Tennessee, New York, and Wisconsin, here in the States, plus a new Brick storefront in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. And there’s plenty of pomp and circumstance, plus freebies, to enjoy.
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So you’ve gotten your kids all these LEGOs and minifigs, don’t you think it’s time they became the next Steven Spielberg? Or at least Nick Park? Well, they can with the new LEGO® Super Hero Movie Maker app for the iPhone.
Continue reading » LEGO teams up with DC to create stop motion app
I hope you didn’t buy a PS3 Slim from GameStop anytime this week, because the news is out that the game retailer dropped the price on the Sony game console overnight to $200.
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Remember the Spirograph? You stuck a pen in this cogwheel like device, spun it and you got all this pretty petal like designs. And you could switch out the colors and just go round and round in circles for hours. A kinda useless toy, considering, but it was a huge hit in the 60s/70s. But what if you could do that all around the neighborhood? Now that would be fun. Enter ChalkTrail, which turns your bike or scooter into the worlds best Spirograph, or even Etch-a-Sketch! Here’s how it works …
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I wish I had been at the Chicaco Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) this week to see Diamond Select introduce the Avengers Minimates set, because they’re pretty slick.
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OK girls, how many of you pull out your Barbies after an hour of watching Dancing with the Stars and dream of doing the paso doble with Maxim Cherikovsky? Or maybe it’s Derek Hough or Mark Ballas? You know you do. Well, Mattel has your back with a new line of Barbie Dolls that would make even Len Goodman give a “10.”
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You gotta see this video (after the jump, of course). It’s of a guy wearing Google Glasses when he comes across an abandoned and fenced off building. Instantly, he loads Battlefield and begins to wage virtual war. Could this be the future of video gaming?
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To commemorate the one year anniversary of the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, Mattel is releasing the Barbie Collector William and Catherine Royal Wedding Gift Set.
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When I moved from Texas to California, my entire collection of football and baseball cards was lost in transit. It drives me nuts if I take any time at all pondering just how much of my retirement was lost during that week, years back. But all is not lost. There may be a few classic toys in my son’s old toybox which I handed down which could be worth a bunch. I have to cross check against this list to see …
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