Toy of the Day #100- Toys of the Past

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June 27, 2012

The Avengers Legends Wish List

The Avengers movie was obviously a smash hit, breaking box office records and living up to the potential we all hoped for. The finest toys released for the movie were without a doubt Hasbro’s Legends Series Avengers, which captured the on-screen looks of the super hero team perfectly.  Sadly, the assortment is exclusive to Wal-Mart,…


June 24, 2012

iOS is “Bullet Hell” Heaven

The Bullet Hell or “Shmup” genre is a niche for sure, but has one of the more passionate gaming communities dedicated to completing that perfect run.  Supported by apps from heavy-hitters Cave and Taito, iOS now hosts a larger variety of these titles than both XBLA & PSN and, thankfully, the touchscreen controls truly add…


June 22, 2012

Why I Like Collecting Star Wars Again

Like many Star Wars fans these days, I have a kind of conflicted relationship with the Galaxy Far, Far Away. But recently, things have changed and I’m kind of back into Star Wars… the toys, at least. So I wanted to write about it…


June 18, 2012

The Bad Ninja Turtles Project Goes Back On The Shelf

Paramount has pushed back their big-budget, live action TMNT movie from Christmas 2013 to May 16, 2014, in the studio’s latest desperate move to save face.


June 15, 2012

Ask Mattel 6/15/2012: DCU All Stars Update… and What’s Up With Castle Grayskull?

We’ve got an all new round of answers from the fine folks at Mattel today.  This time out, we get updates on when to expect DC Universe All-Stars to hit retail, and when we can finally discover the identity of the “secret” final DKR Movie Master. Oh, and Matty gives the reason for that pretty…


June 8, 2012

Marvel Legends’ Next Step

The buzz had been building for years about the Return of Marvel Legends, although the sales of the first two waves of figures came as a surprise to everyone, including Hasbro. Now the company finds themselves in an interesting spot where demand is very high… but they need to think smart if they’re going to…


June 4, 2012

First Iron Man 3 Photo Teases Hall Of Armor

Marvel revealed the first picture from Iron Man 3 today… get a pretty awesome geek bait look at Tony Stark’s Hall of Armor!


June 4, 2012

Let’s Review All The New Dark Knight Rises Posters

In the last two weeks, Warner Bros has released over a dozen new posters and promo banners for The Dark Knight Rises, and they really run the gamut from bad to awesome.  Just for fun, we’re ranking the posters in order from the worst to the best… check it out and let us know if…


June 2, 2012

Ask Mattel 6/1/2012: The Future of Infinite Earths, Masters Weapons & More

It’s time for another round of Mattel answers, and this week Mattel gives details on what we can expect from Club Infinite Earths in 2013, along with some details on the “lost” MOTU accessories, the end of Ghostbusters and more– read on for all the answers!


May 25, 2012

Pre-Orders are Up for New Mass Effect 3 Collectibles

Today, both TriForce and Square Enix announced Q4 2012 release dates for their new Mass Effect 3-themed pieces.  Don’t let that stop you from getting your pre-orders in early, though — historically, both companies work with rather limited runs that tend to sell out quickly and, considering the popularity of the source material along with…


May 19, 2012

Community Will Be Back For Season 4. Dan Harmon Will Not.

When NBC announced the best show on their network, Community, was being picked up for a short fourth season, there was much rejoicing… but now it looks like we may have been a little pre-emptive in that celebration. Community will be coming back in the Fall, but showrunner/ show creator/ overall genius Dan Harmon has…


May 15, 2012

Ask Mattel 5/15/2012: Lots of New SDCC Exclusive Details

A few weeks back, Mattel announced their 2012 San Diego Comic Con exclusives, and the assortment certainly left some questions for fans of Matty’s top lines… so we decided to dedicate an entire round of Ask Mattel questions to this Summer’s SDCC Exclusives!  Mattel sheds some more light on their new Death statue, eases some…


May 15, 2012

Going Around in Circles

There is a thought running through my head “I have done this already”. It mostly applies to toys but it can apply to almost any collector.


May 14, 2012

Hasbro’s Big Avengers Problem

The Avengers movie was not only a great blockbuster, but a smashing success– beating records for the biggest opening weekend of all time, and in no danger of losing steam anytime soon.  But Hasbro’s toy line has been suffering, and is under-performing at the worst time imaginable.  The toy company can still course-correct, but they…


May 7, 2012

Brighten Up Your Monday With An All-Vocal Cover of the Star Wars Theme

Coming from the “cool zone” (as well as the “too much time on his hands zone”), Nick McKaig has covered the Star Wars theme song using only his own voice!