Toys Archive

  • Toy Review: E-Blox STEM Building Blocks

    We all know and love LEGO as the preeminent building block brand, but there’s certainly room in the building block game for alternatives. E-Blox is one such alternative, specializing in STEM and STEAM learning activities to inspire and stimulate young minds, as well as offering […]

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  • VGBlogger’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guides for Geeks & Gamers: Toys and Collectibles

    Our annual gift guides for geeks and gamers are back for the 2017 holiday season. In this installment, check out gift ideas in toys and collectibles. Stay tuned for ongoing updates and gift ideas throughout the holiday season. Happy shopping! Pixel Pals — Buy from […]

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  • Collectible Review: Mass Effect: Andromeda Nomad ND1 Diecast Model

    EA and BioWare took an alternative approach to their collector’s edition offerings for the launch of Mass Effect: Andromeda earlier in the year. Rather than bundling the game with an array of fancy collectibles, they separated the collectible components and the game into individual entities. […]

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  • Fangamer Launches Official Windjammers Merchandise Collection

    With the PlayStation 4 and Vita revival of Windjammers ready to rock next week (August 29th to be exact), Fangamer has opened up shop with a new collection of goodies inspired by the Neo Geo arcade sports game. Available offerings include a couple different t-shirts, […]

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  • Sneak Peek at the Next Pixel Pals: The Joker and Harley Quinn!

    PDP is taking its Pixel Pals lineup beyond gaming to icons of the DC Universe, and I’ve got an early sneak peek at the next two characters. From Batman’s rogues gallery come none other than The Joker and Harley Quinn. I don’t have any spare […]

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  • Collectible Review: Pixel Pals

    Pixel Pals are the coolest collectible figure line to come along since the advent of Funko’s Pop! vinyl toys about seven years ago. Created by Performance Designed Products (PDP), Pixel Pals are small figures depicting iconic video game heroes as 8-bit pixel art mosaics. They’re […]

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  • This Golden Mega Man amiibo is Glorious

    Capcom has announced retail launch dates for Mega Man Legacy Collection on Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, as well as an exclusive collector’s edition for the 3DS. First up, the release date: February 23, 2016. The compilation of the original six Mega Man […]

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  • Toy Review: Warpo Legends of Cthulhu Action Figures

    Harking back to the golden age of 1970s and 80s toy making, Warpo has launched the Kickstarter-funded Legends of Cthulhu, an action figure line inspired by the iconic horror fiction of H. P. Lovecraft. Gloriously retro in both design, packaging, and even advertising (as evidenced […]

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  • Review: Disney Infinity 3.0

    As a grown ass adult, I would like to think that I’ve outgrown the need to buy toys. Or rather plastic figures. Most adults would fall into the trap of buying a new car, a boat, or some high end electronic gizmo, but not me. Instead, after […]

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  • Shovel Knight amiibo Figure Revealed

    Yacht Club Games has become the first indie studio to work directly with Nintendo on implementing amiibo compatibility into a game, tonight unveiling a Shovel Knight amiibo figure for 3DS and Wii U. A release date has not yet been announced beyond a vague confirmation […]

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