Tag: toys

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 2, 2015
New York- As the leaves begin to change, as the breeze turns cold, and as the shadows grow long, everyone knows Halloween is on the way. Halloween, a time for ghoulish fun, a time for surprises, a time for the return of Mezco’s All Treat-No Trick Mystery Box. Each $20 box contains at least $40…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2015
Moms Across The World Differ Significantly on When They Feel Their Child’s Development Truly Begins, However Universally Agree What’s Most Important for Development is Love NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Happy, kind, honest, respectful and polite. Surprising to some, those are the most important qualities today’s moms want their children to achieve in life….

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 24, 2015
Gotham– In celebration of Batman Day on 9/26/2015, Mezco Toyz will be offering a 1 Day Only Batman themed Mystery Box the Riddler himself would love. Priced at $ 19.39 to celebrate the 1st appearance of Batman, each box is filled with Batman and DC Comics related merchandise. Some boxes will contain Mez-Itz, other will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 8, 2015
More than 3,000 retail locations in the U.S. open at midnight to celebrate new ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ products GLENDALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, merchandise inspired by the highly anticipated new movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens launched at retailers around the globe as ‘Force Friday’ officially got underway. Hot off the heels of the 18+…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 3, 2015
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
 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
   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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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…

 

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