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Well, yet another Toy Fair has come and gone and, despite all my (misplaced?) hopes and anticipation it was antoher ho-hum showing at the biggest event in the toy industry. Now, to be fair I need be mindful of the fact that the American International Toy Fair is for the entirety of the toy industry,… Read More
Jeff Cope • February 20, 201212 Comments
First, we wanted to thank everyone who attended and participated in Toypocalypse 2: Futuretro. Those of you who were able to submit a custom Outer Space Men figure – we couldn’t be more grateful to you. Thank you SO much! We think the show was a tremendous success and we had a blast doing it…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 18, 2012No Comments
SideshowCollectibles.com revamped their flex-pay program this week to make it even easier for fans to get what they want. Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 17, 2012No Comments
Is Funko teaming up with Mattel to make Masters of the Universe products?   Could be!  In the “post heard round the world,” this image on the official Funko Facebook page with the caption below along with their Wednesday post of  ” Today, I just feel like, “I have the POWER”!!!”  all but confirms the news…. Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 17, 2012No Comments
Studio chooses industry leader to co-publish and distribute highly anticipated video game inspired by the new Star Trek film, set to ship the first quarter of 2013 prior to new movie.   SAN JOSE, Calif., (February 10, 2012) – Paramount Pictures and leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today announced… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 16, 2012No Comments
Hillside, N.J. & CARY, N.C.—February 16, 2012—Developers of HeroClix Online, a digital transliteration of the popular combat-oriented tabletop game, today announced the addition of two all-new DC Comics sets, Green Lantern Gravity Feed and Green Lantern Fast Forces. The new characters add a total of 16 figures with varying stats and powers to the game… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 16, 2012No Comments
Everyone’s Favorite Tater Commemorates 60 Spud-tastic Years as a Pop Culture Icon PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This year, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) will mark the 60th anniversary of the Company’s official “spokes spud,” the MR. POTATO HEAD character. A classic rite of passage for most preschoolers, the MR. POTATO HEADtoy is one of Hasbro’s most cherished characters… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 16, 2012No Comments
Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums. If you have post-Toy Fair questions make sure to post them in the thread for… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 16, 2012No Comments
New Online Talk Show Reveals the Process of Making a Game based on the World’s Most Popular Zombie Franchise San Rafael, CA – February 15, 2012 – Telltale Games and Robert Kirkman, the Eisner Award-winning creator/writer of The Walking Dead, announced that the first episode of Playing Dead, a new online talk show discussing their… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 16, 2012No Comments
“Generation App” … “Glowing Wild” … “Little Learners” … “Save ‘n’ Splurge” Among Key Trends NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — A slate of hot new toy trends for 2012 that keep pace with advancements in the tech world, mirror societal trends and aim to produce well-rounded, lifelong learners were unveiled today by the… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 16, 2012No Comments
Reintroduces set with new Stats and Powers Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—February 14 , 2012—HeroClix Online today released a new Marvel set, Hammer of Thor Fast Forces with all-new stats and powers. Hammer of Thor Fast Force figures include characters Thor, Fandral, Hogun, Volstagg, Asgardian Brawler and Loki, recharged with new powers. A special in-game… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 16, 2012No Comments
ThinkGeek unveils pocket-sized D-Pad, leveling up the gaming experience of iOS and Android smartphones and tablets FAIRFAX, VA – February 13, 2012 – ThinkGeek is set to unveil its newest product, iCADE 8-Bitty, at the 2012 Toy Fair in New York City.  Its big brother, the iCADE gaming cabinet, began as an April Fool’s joke… Read More
Daniel Pickett • February 16, 2012No Comments
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