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Hasbro Has Officially Trademarked the Smell of Your Childhood: Play-Doh

I have some bad news if you’ve created a perfume that has a sweet, slightly musky, vanilla-like fragrance, with slight overtones of cherry, and the natural smell of a salted, wheat-based dough. That’s exactly how Hasbro describes the scent of Play-Doh, a smell that many of us associate with out childhoods, and a…Read more… Continue […]

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The Bumblebee Preview Has a Lot of Heart But Keeps the Action of Michael Bay’s Transformers

After the last few Transformers movies, it seems safe to say not many people are excited for another one. That’s why Bumblebee is trying to do something different. It’s got Travis Knight—the director of Kubo and the Two Strings—at the helm, and it takes place in the ‘80s, long before the original films started, and…Read […]

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All the Solo: A Star Wars Story Toys Available at Midnight Tonight

As inevitable as the sun rising and setting, a new Star Wars movie is coming, and with it, tons of new toys—ready and waiting to empty your wallet even before you get to the movie theater. In fact, the monetary assault of Solo merchandise begins at midnight tonight, so if you’re planning on picking up […]

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Music From The ’80s Transformers Cartoon Finally Gets An Official Release

As catchy as its opening theme was, music from the original Transformers cartoon has never had an official release. Hasbro and Legacy Recordings fix that grave oversight on March 9 with the release of Hasbro Studios Presents ‘80s TV Classics: Music from The Transformers. On vinyl, no less. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Hasbro Assembles Two Waves Of Avengers: Infinity War Figures

A movie so big it’s split into two parts is going to have at least two waves of Marvel Legends action figures. Here’s a look at the 15 figures from comics and movies making up series one and two of Hasbro’s Avengers: Infinity War  line, including a trio of exclusive reveals (hint: look up).Read more… […]

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All the Amazing New Star Wars Toys From Toy Fair

There is a new Star Wars movie just months away, which means, it’s time for new Star Wars merchandise. Oh, who am I kidding? It’s very clearly always the time for new Star Wars merchandise. Here’s the latest from The Last Jedi, Solo, and all the other Star Wars goodness Hasbro showed at Toy Fair […]

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The Transformers Studio Series Makes Movie Bots Look Good

While I am not the biggest fan of the live-action Transformers movies, I do appreciate the “realistic” robot and vehicle designs the series has spawned. Revealed today at Toy Fair 2018, the Studio Series celebrates those designs with intricate figures packaged with movie backdrops. I might need them.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Transformers Studio Series Makes Movie Bots Look Good

While I am not the biggest fan of the live-action Transformers movies, I do appreciate the “realistic” robot and vehicle designs the series has spawned. Revealed today at Toy Fair 2018, the Studio Series celebrates those designs with intricate figures packaged with movie backdrops. I might need them.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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This Iron Man Mask Could Be the Future of Toys

It makes absolutely perfect sense that augmented reality would find its way into an Iron Man toy. Tony Stark and AR go together like peanut butter and jelly. The Iron Man films, borrowing inspiration heavily from Minority Report, show an alternate universe where a man can slap on a tiny headset and get a cool […]

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Relive Your Childhood With This One-Day Hasbro Sale

Do you need a 24-pack of Play-Doh for $12? Probably. Grab that and maybe Operation or Clue while your at it, because Amazon is marking down two pages worth of Hasbro’s most popular games and toys. Teach your kids the heartbreak of Jenga, or stupidly start a game of Monopoly before realizing it takes too […]

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My Little Pony Season Eight Turns Friendship Into Schoolwork

In season eight of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, debuting March 24 on Discovery Family, Twilight Sparkle and friends leave the pony empire of Equestria to found a school teaching friendship to the friendless hordes beyond. Is there a toy of this school? Of course there’s a toy of this school. Read more… Continue […]

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The Best Transformers Cartoon Got The Worst Video Games

“Trukk not Munkey!” was the cry of fans as they rallied against Beast Wars when it debuted in 1996. But over its three seasons of clever writing, original series easter eggs, excellent voice acting and one heroic sacrifice it became one of the most beloved animated series in Transformers history. It’s a pity its video…Read […]

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Don’t Preorder Video Games Unless You’re An Alternate Dimension Pony-Person

In the first episode of Hasbro’s My Little Pony: Equestria Girls animated series, a pony who transformed into a human after passing through a dimensional portal waits in line for a new video game. What happens next challenges the notion that preordering video games is bad.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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