Tag: toys

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 3, 2015
SWmidMadnessEpIIpic1 As we all gear up and head out to get in line for Force Friday let’s take a look back at the past Star Wars Midnight Madness events for Episode 1, 2, 3 and Clone Wars:   Episode I Star Wars Episode 1 Toys go on sale at midnight at a Toys R Us in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 3, 2015
LEGO_logo  Last night we showed you the Lego Poe’s X-Wing set that was revealed yesterday as part of the Star Wars; The Force Awakens Global Toy Unboxing Event going on now on YouTube.   Over night they revealed 5 additional sets that you can check out below.  All of these sets will be available tonight at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2015
Star Wars Funko    BENTONVILLE, AR., Aug. 27, 2015 – Walmart is gearing up for the 2015 holiday season by kicking off its first-ever Toy Week with a sneak peek at some of the top toys for the holidays as chosen by kids. The retailer’s Toy Week reveals some of the biggest holiday trends and comes in front…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 24, 2015
LegionofDansBlock Three out of four Dans attended Comic Con 2015.  One stayed home, but who saw more? Three out of four Dans are heading out at midnight to buy some Star Wars toys on Force Friday.  Who will sit this out and why? Find out the answers to those questions and find out who is the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 18, 2015
10249_Prod Lego just unveiled a new Winter Village Toy Shop for this year! Enjoy the holiday season with the Winter Toy Shop!   Welcome to the Winter Toy Shop! The holiday season has arrived and the toymaker is busy finishing off his latest creations! Outside, children ski and snowboard, and a freshly built snowman sparkles in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 6, 2015
Sept-amiibo-FINAL REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nintendo is launching a variety of amiibo figures in September, including several amiibo hitting store shelves on the 11th of September. The amiibo figures launching on the 11th of September feature many fan-favorite characters from the Super Smash Bros. series like Zero Suit Samus, Ganondorf and Bowser Jr. A special Super Mario Bros….

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2015
SSC_ilus_DoomJet_FINAL Skylanders Charges into Gamescom with Exciting Announcements and Franchise Firsts COLOGNE, Germany – August 5, 2015 – Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), continues to blaze the toys-to-life trail with Skylanders franchise firsts, racing and online multiplayer gameplay on console in Skylanders® SuperChargers, developed by Vicarious Visions. Whether fans…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 2, 2015
ScreenHunter_27 Aug. 01 15.34 Now that the Minions offering is over McDonald’s has moved on to the new August offerings – Batman Unlimited and Monster High.   There are 8 toys in each offering. With each of the toys for both offerings you can scan the toy on your tablet or smart device and it will unlock a game…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2015
AmazonGeekBout1 Now Open, Welcome to The Geek Boutique at Amazon Sensing a disturbance in the Force? It’s time for the summit of fanboys, fangirls, geeks, nerds, and dorks— “the world’s gonna need us!” Even if you couldn’t get to Comic-Con International and catch all the sneak peeks and cosplay, we’ve got you covered here in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 1, 2015
Mondo_Tong_AntMan_foilvariant_final MONDO UNVEILS SNEAK PEEK FOR SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON Posters, Vinyl, and Collectible Figures Will Be Available for Ant-Man, Superman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Much More!   Austin, TX- Wednesday, July 1, 2015– Mondo is super excited to offer a sneak peek at its offerings for San Diego Comic-Con 2015, featuring the best in artist-driven collectibles…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 23, 2015
SWFFCountDJune23 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are 73 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day was once a great figure, but 2 years of hanging on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2015
CHH96-imaginext-dc-superfriends-firestorm-d-1 The other week we showed you some DC Comics Imaginext reveals that showed up on the back of some new packaging, but now the good folks at Fisher-Price have done one better with new products officially revealed on the Imaginext website!   New figures, new vehicles and new fun are coming our way! And this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2015
receptionsforResearch Former Hasbro PR agent Joe M is using his toys for good.  Over the next few weeks Joe is auctioning off a lot of his toys and collectibles for charity.   He has a wide variety of items available from Hasbro and other companies including some hard to find convention exclusives.   See below for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 3, 2015
SSC_Generic_SP_Contents_FINAL_HiRes New Video Game Puts Players in the Driver’s Seat by Introducing an Entirely New Way to Play Skylanders with Land, Sea and Sky Vehicles Santa Monica, Calif. – June 3, 2015 – Skylanders® is bringing another trailblazing innovation to the #1 kids console franchise(1) with the launch of Skylanders® SuperChargers on September 20, 2015 in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2015
TenaciousNinjaBlog2 May 25, 2015– In an effort to streamline the web address of their blog, Tenacious Toys has partnered with artists Tony Gil and Playful Gorilla to re-brand the widely-read blog as Tenacious.Ninja. While the layout, content, writers and purpose of the Tenacious Blog remain the same, the web address has changed from tenacious-toys.blogspot.com to simply www.tenacious.ninja…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 14, 2015
Aaaaand we’re BACK!   It’s been a few weeks, but there was a “secret” episode in the meantime in form of my Wondercon panel that Jason was a panelist. (I should have that up on the ActionFigureInsiderTV  YouTube channel soon).  Jason and I also got to hang out a bit at Star Wars Celebration, so…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2015
SWFFCountDCover I got a surprise in the mail yesterday from my friends at Hasbro.  They have created a really cool page-a-day calendar full of Star Wars trivia, important dates and most importantly, TOYS!  The calendar was written to help us all pass the time until we can buy new toys for Star Wars The Force Awakens…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 1, 2015
mythiclegions.1    This Friday the most successful action figure line ever funded on Kickstarter – MYTHIC LEGIONS – goes up for pre-order on Store Horsemen (http://www.StoreHorsemen.com)! More than 30 different figures, legion builder sets, various weapons packs, and even the 48 page Mythic Legions art book will be up for grabs to those of you who weren’t able to participate in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2015
WizWorldComicConBox3 Fans Can Receive Exclusive Collectibles, Toys, Tech, Games, Licensed Artwork, Comics And More Beginning April 30, 2015 EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB:WIZD) today announced the launch of ComicConBox™, a subscription-based premium monthly box service which offers fans the opportunity to receive exclusive collectibles, toys, technology, games, licensed artwork, comics, apparel, Wizard World Comic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2015
DCCAF15Chess DC Collectibles gave fans a sneak peek today at some upcoming solicitation items they will be shipping soon.  The cool thing is none of these items were on display in their Toy Fair show room back in February so it’s ALL NEW!  These new solicits include a new chess set, a brand new DC Icons…

 

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