Tag: Toys R Us

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 9, 2014
TMNTTRUMM1BlndBg1 The wait is finally over and TMNT Minimates are here!   These Minimates, based on the Nickelodeon animated series were first announced back in February at Toy Fair.   They are being released at Toys R Us as 2-packs with keychain attachments and at other retailers like Kmart and the direct market as single packed blind-bagged figures.  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 4, 2014
InfinityMMSet This summer, Marvel fans were asked to vote in a special poll, designed to determine the fate of six Minimates mini-figures! Four of these Minimates would make up a new box set, available exclusively at select Toys”R”Us stores and online at Toysrus.com; the other two would go on to an unknown fate. Now, Diamond Select…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 1, 2014
NECA89BatmanDVD4 For those that might have missed out on the WB Ebay sale of this Blu-Ray and figure set, NECA just posted this news on their Facebook page: Good news, Bat-Fans! Thanks to your requests, we’ve been able to work with Warner Bros Home Video and Toys ”R” Us to get a limited quantity of our…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 20, 2014
You probably noticed that there was a bit of a gap between episodes, but if you are at all internet savvy you will have found both Jason… and I talking about pop culture stuff on a couple of other podcasts.  Hopefully that helped you get some of your GSi “fix” in between episodes. There’s been…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 10, 2014
Black-Friday-Made-Easy-Infographic Toys”R”Us Stores Nationwide to Open at 5pm on Thursday, November 27 WAYNE, N.J., Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –– Toys”R”Us® today announced that its stores nationwide will open at 5pm on Thursday, November 27*, the same time as last year. Stores will remain open through 11pm on Friday, November 28, offering hot doorbusters and deals on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 9, 2014
AccOscarWilde1 Here’s a great little video from The Telegraph in the UK that they put up 2 weeks back during the height of the Toys R Us/Breaking Bad controversy.   It’s their list of the strangest action figures…  

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 3, 2014
EEBethanyFlaMom1 Bethany over at EntertainmentEarth.com put together what is my favorite Halloween costume of 2014 – the Angry Florida Mom that want’s the Breaking Bad figures banned from Toys R Us.   Simple, yet SO brilliant!  I just had to share it with everyone!   Entertainment Earth PROUDLY caries a wide line of Breaking Bad products for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2014
afi_buttonC1 There has been a LOT of press coverage over the past week about the “Florida Mom” and her campaign to get Toys R Us to remove the Mezco Breaking Bad figures from their shelves and also my counter-campaign to get Toys R Us to RETURN the figures to those shelves and website.  Most news outlets…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2014
Sorry this episode is a little later than expected. I’ve been a bit busy trying to rally 40,000 collectors to make their voice heard by Toys R Us over this Breaking Dad toy controversy. It’s taken up a lot of my week, but it’s been well worth it as we have quadruple the signatures that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 17, 2014
TRUAdultCol I guess the Ebola news cycle is slowing down, because today there is a news story gaining traction in some media outlets about a Florida mother who is bent out of shape that Toys R Us is carrying the Mezco Toyz ‘Breaking Bad‘ action figures.   She’s gone so far as to start a petition on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 6, 2014
SkylandersTTAFi3 In the new Skylanders Trap Team, you can capture a villain inside a crystal trap and then make him fight for you. So, we hid a real-life villain (played by Adam Corolla) inside a seemingly normal Skylanders Trap Team demo kiosk. Here’s what happened next! Trap Team US Release Date: October 5, 2014

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2014
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Comic Book with Action Figure from Playmates Toys (1) Toys”R”Us Stores Nationwide Offer an All-New Assortment of Toys Based on Kid-Favorite Nickelodeon TV Series, an Interactive ‘Turtles in Training’ Sweepstakes and More     WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Toys”R”Us® has announced that it will offer a wide range of toys and accessories, including exclusive action figures and playsets, vehicles, role play…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2014
Happy National Podcast Day everybody!  Thank you for listening and sharing it with us here at the Geek Shall Inherit podcast!   If you dig what we do on GSi this would be the perfect opportunity to recommend us to a friend on this national day of podcast celebration.  We love talking all things pop culture with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 11, 2014
It’s almost that time of year again. The time when creatures and monsters roam the night, and haunt the aisle of your local toy stores! The newest assortment of Universal Monsters action figures is out now at Toys “R” Us and is coming soon to comic shops and specialty stores, as well as an all-new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2014
PlantsGroup1 Get ready to dig into the trenches! After conquering the XBox One and PC platforms, the highly-rated Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare is coming to the Playstation 4! Now all Playstation fans will be able to play the newest mine-blowing adventure from Popcap and EA, which delivers the depth of a traditional online shooter blended…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 12, 2014
TRU_HartiganBox1 Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is headed to theaters, and the first assortment of Sin City Select action figures, based on the original 2005 feature film, is in stores now. Captured in the film’s trademark black-and-white, main characters Marv, Hartigan and Nancy each feature multiple points of articulation, multiple accessories and a detailed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 1, 2014
Yondu_SakaarTrooper_inPkg1 One of the most highly anticipated Marvel movies to date, Guardians of the Galaxy, is in movie theaters now, and response has been so great that a sequel is already  in the works for 2017! The newest series of Marvel Minimates based on the film is getting a great response as well, and it is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2014
Schleich Joker Building on its tradition of offering an unbeatable assortment of toys for collectors of all ages, Toys“R”Us has revealed its full lineup of exclusive items available at the highly anticipated Comic-Con International in San Diego taking place Thursday, July 24 through Sunday, July 27. Conventioneers will find must-have merchandise based on fan-favorite series, including My…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 30, 2014
TRUComicon14-header Toys ‘R” Us has just announced their San Diego Comic Con – Con First exclusives.   This roster of toys and actions figures will be exclusive first to the EntertainmentEarth.com booth as SDCC 2014 before they are available in stores and on line. Winged Fairy Maleficent Relive the fierce and exciting battle scene from the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2014
Hasbro_Transformers-4 Summer movie season is upon us and Toys“R”Us is getting geared up for big screen action with toys, deals, digital content, events and more based on some of the most highly anticipated kid blockbusters! From How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Disney Planes: Fire & Rescue to Marvel’s Guardian of the Galaxy and Teenage…

 

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