Tag: Robots


by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2014
SFOToyShow2014pic5 My wife was traveling out of town this weekend and had a layover at the United terminal at the San Francisco International airport.   While walking to her gate she came upon a art show they had at the airport which was a collection of vintage Japanese toys called “Japanese Toys! From Kokeshi to Kaiju.”   Being…


by Daniel Pickett
March 24, 2014
3A_Logo 3A is a toy, publishing and entertainment company founded in 2008 by Kim Fung Wong and Ashley Wood. Best known for creating the toy series from Ashley Wood’s Popbot, World War Robot and Adventure Kartel – 3A has extended its award-winning design and production techniques towards licensed properties such as Valve’s Portal 2 and Team…


by Daniel Pickett
August 29, 2013
LEGO® MINDSTORMS EV3 -The Robots are coming [youtube]http://youtu.be/H2dv804fzaI[/youtube]


by Daniel Pickett
May 9, 2013
NECA18PacificRimGD1-500x734.jpg At Toy Fair back in February NECA gave us a little sneak peek at their 7″ action figure line for Pacific Rim, and as amazing as they looked, they felt… well… small for a movie of this size and scale.   NECA fixed that problem by going BIG and putting Pacific Rim in their stellar 18″…


by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2011
Our friends over at ThreeA contacted us today to let us know that they  finally have an Official facebook page which you can find here http://www.facebook.com/ threeAtoys Head over there and "like" them so you can keep up with their latest releases.  For those of you that are already fans of ThreeA’s stuff you know how…


by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2008
Say Goodbye to the Statue of Liberty… becasue there is NOTHING to stop the ape uprising now!   It’s only a short distance from this to THIS: And the saddest part… we did it to ourselves. I just hope the cyber-monkeys don’t team up with SkyNet when they enslave us.


by Daniel Pickett
December 24, 2007
Here’s a great idea made better.  We all remember the old Rock’em Sock’em Robots (by Marx!) and spent many an afternoon pummeling our opponent.  But what if you could open that "arena" up and REALLY get to some robot bashing?!?!  That’s the idea behind Johnny Lightnings new BATTLE WHEELS. These are collectible remote controlled,fighting robots…