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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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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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