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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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A Card Game That Makes Awesome Music Mashups

Music mashup creators work long and hard stripping down popular songs into their component elements and then weaving them together into compelling new tracks. Dropmix, the new mobile-connect game from Hasbro and Harmonix, makes this as easy as shuffling cards. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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All the Glorious New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Toys Revealed for Force Friday II (UPDATING)

There has been an awakening, Star Wars fans—one that threatens the structural integrity of your wallet far more than it does the galaxy far, far away. That’s right: it’s Force Friday II, meaning that from 12:01 am tonight, September 1, the very first toys from The Last Jedi are going on sale. Get a look […]

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25 Years Of Street Fighter Toys, Starting With The Worst

The Street Fighter series’ unique cast of world warriors have made for some amazing action figures over the years, once Hasbro got done screwing things up. Celebrating the series’ 30th anniversary, here’s a look at the history of North American Street Fighter toys with 10 pages from the upcoming Undisputed Street…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Playing Nicely With Transformers’ Biggest Decepticon Ever

Back in 2015, Hasbro asked Transformers fans to choose between Autobot Omega Supreme and Decepticons Scorponok and Trypticon as the next massive titan-class toy. City-sized T-rex Trypticon won, and now he’s on my desk, with a friend ready to help open him up.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Coolest Marvel Toys Revealed at This Year’s San Diego Comic-Con

Comic-Con means toys: Not just the ones you line up a zillion hours for to get at the convention, but all the toys you discover that are on their way to threaten your savings account over the next few months. We’ve seen badass generals, giant robots, and even shapely butts so far, but now it’s […]

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Luke and Rey Are the First Star Wars: The Last Jedi Action Figures

It’s nearly time for a new Star Wars movie, which means we’re even closer to emptying our wallets all over some new Star Wars toys in the run up—and the show for The Last Jedi is kicking off a little early at Comic-Con with the change to get not one, but two new figures from […]

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The Transformers: Titans Return Animated Series Gets Real Voice Actors

Last year’s Machinima-produced Transformers: Combiner Wars series was neat, but its voice cast, largely comprised of prominent YouTubers, was hit-or-miss. For the second leg of the trilogy, they’re bringing in the big guns, including the original voices of Optimus Prime and Hot Rod. Also, Tay Zonday. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Mario-Themed Monopoly Gamer Has Power-Ups And Boss Battles

Hasbro’s been pumping out branded versions of classic board game Monopoly for ages. With token-specific abilities, power-up dice and boss fights, Mario-themed Monopoly Gamer is something different. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Hasbro’s Marvel Knights Figures Look Like TV Stars

Fans of Netflix’s comic book shows can realize the dream of having a tiny plastic Krysten Ritter, Jon Bernthal or Charlie Cox on their desk this fall, when Hasbro releases its Marvel Knights series of six-inch Legends figures. And who doesn’t want to build a Man-Thing?Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Hasbro’s Marvel Knights Figures Look Like TV Stars

Fans of Netflix’s comic book shows can realize the dream of having a tiny plastic Krysten Ritter, Jon Bernthal or Charlie Cox on their desk this fall, when Hasbro releases its Marvel Knights series of six-inch Legends figures. And who doesn’t want to build a Man-Thing?Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Even If The Last Knight Is Horrible, We’re Still Getting A Transforming Cybertron

While each new trailer or snippet I see of Transformers: The Last Knight heightens the foreboding I feel for the upcoming film, some of the toys Hasbro is releasing to go with the movie aren’t half-bad. Officially announced yesterday, converting Cybertron is coming to light our darkest hour. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Oh Hey, There’s A New Micro Machines Game Coming Out Next Month

Speaking of small worlds, June 23 marks the return of the tiniest toy cars in Micro Machines World Series. It’s miniature racing with an incredibly healthy heaping of Hasbro product placement. How much can you spot in the latest trailer? Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Hasbro Convention Tickets Are Now On Sale And They Are Not Cheap

Last year the company responsible for D&D, Magic: The Gathering, My Little Pony and Transformers announced Hascon, a three-day fan celebration of the stuff it makes. Tickets for the Providence, Rhode Island show are now on sale, with adult three-day passes ranging from $165 to $600. Wow. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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