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Star Wars Celebration Chicago Exclusives Previewed

I guess you don’t have to wait till Triple Force Friday (October 4th, 2019) to see new Star Wars toys. Disney-owned Star Wars franchise has previewed a slew of products from Hasbro, Funko! and LEGO that it will be bringing to Star Wars Celebration Chicago, happening from April 11-15 at McComick Place, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace (1999, Lucasfilm). Man, 20 years! It seems like it was just yesterday we were treated to the most non-defining Star Wars yet. Oops. Sorry, I didn’t mean it to come out that way. Continue reading Star Wars Celebration Chicago Exclusives Previewed

LEGO Ideas Steamboat Willie Unveiled Along With Box Signing Events

Well, that was fast. Just last month, LEGO Review Board had green lit two new LEGO Ideas set as part of the Second 2018 Review Results. One of the submission that has gotten the nod was The Central Perk Coffee of Friends, which we had excitedly featured here a couple of weeks ago, and the other was this: Steamboat Willie, a Mickey Mouse set based on the original cartoon character from 90 years ago, submitted by LEGO Ideas member Máté Szabó, AKA szabomate90. Continue reading LEGO Ideas Steamboat Willie Unveiled Along With Box Signing Events

LEGO Takes A Jab At Samsung Galaxy Fold With Its Own “Foldable”

True to its spirit as a company that’s all about fun and creativity, LEGO has taken a jab at Samsung foldable phone by ‘showing off’ its own “foldable” which it calls ‘LEGO Fold’. The “device” claims to sport “a stunning 5-inch cover display” that unfolds into “an 11-inch pop-up story book,” which it further adds enable “endless creative play that never runs out of battery.” That is obviously not a gadget. It is the LEGO Ideas 21315 Pop-Up Book released last quarter. Continue reading LEGO Takes A Jab At Samsung Galaxy Fold With Its Own “Foldable”

NERF Fortnite Blasters, Super Soakers Available For Pre-order

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, or PUBG, may be big, but its direct competition, Epic Games’ Fortnite, has an edge when comes to rolling in big bucks. Not only the latter lets you buy fancy costumes outright at reasonable price points, as opposed to loot boxes, the in-game guns are fun to be qualify as, you guessed it, NERF Blasters and even Super Soakers. Continue reading NERF Fortnite Blasters, Super Soakers Available For Pre-order

Pictionary Goes High-tech, Makes You Draw In The Air With ‘Light Pen’

Is drawing on papers proved to be little to no challenge for you in a game of Pictionary? Well, if that is so, this new modernized Pictionary edition should be right up your alley. Mattel announced a new Pictionary with a high-tech twist called Pictionary Air. Seriously, the product name couldn’t be more literal. Pictionary Air is the classic charades-style word-guessing drawing game (kind of like Win, Lose, or Draw), but instead of doodling on a piece of paper, you will need to draw, in the air, with a ‘light pen’. If you ever tried light painting, you will know how hard it is. Continue reading Pictionary Goes High-tech, Makes You Draw In The Air With ‘Light Pen’

Oct 4th Earmarked As Triple Force Friday For Star Wars Product Launches

Now, lets not pretend that movies are be-all end-all for movie studios. With some movies and even video games, they opens an opportunity for studios to sell you boatloads of merchandises that will make you rethink of your house choice. This couldn’t be more true for Disney-owned Star Wars franchise. Call it an exploits or whatever, Lucasfilm and Disney announced, last week, this year’s Star Wars product launch day, dubbed Triple Force Friday. Continue reading Oct 4th Earmarked As Triple Force Friday For Star Wars Product Launches

Hasbro’s New Star Wars Lightsaber Includes Training As A Jedi

Are you a parent who desires your young ones to master the art of wielding Lightsaber instead of learning piano or violin? Well, if so, you will be please to know that Hasbro has recently unveiled the Star Wars Lightsaber Academy. Star Wars Lightsaber Academy is not a school in a galaxy far, far away, btw, so there’s no need to send your Padawans onboard a Millennium Falcon. Star Wars Lightsaber Academy is actually a toy Lightsaber and app combo. Continue reading Hasbro’s New Star Wars Lightsaber Includes Training As A Jedi

Yabba Dabba Doo! LEGO Ideas Flintstones Is Finally Available!

You know it is coming and so it has. Finally, hugely popular 1960s cartoon by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, The Flintstones, has gotten its due immortalization as a LEGO set. The LEGO Ideas 21316 The Flintstones was originally submitted by LEGO Ideas member Andrew Clark, AKA AndrewClark2, in February 2017 and subsequently got the support of over 10,000 votes and shortlisted as an official set, adapted by LEGO Designer Ricardo Silva with graphic designer Crystal Maria Fontan who created the decorated elements and minifigures. Continue reading Yabba Dabba Doo! LEGO Ideas Flintstones Is Finally Available!

Mega Construx Unveiled Masters of the Universe: Castle Grayskull Set

Mattel-owned Mega Construx has just revealed a Masters of the Universe: Castle Grayskull construction set based on the classic 80s cartoon series. Yes, that’s right. The superhero who screams “by the power of the Grayskull,” turning himself from a fully clothed person into a hero in underwear and the infamous Castle Grayskull will be available as a buildable toy set. Continue reading Mega Construx Unveiled Masters of the Universe: Castle Grayskull Set

Cute Humanoid Robot Little Sophia Teaches Your Kids Coding, Not Vanity

Can you imagine Kate Upton in a lab coat, working on a rocket? Probably not. Some ladies are just born to be models, but then again, fine ladies like Upton probably played with Barbie dolls, not Little Sophia, when she was a kid. If she had Little Sophia, who knows? Things might turn out differently. Might. So what exactly is Little Little Sophia anyways? Well, for starter, Sophia is NOT a doll; it is a robot. She is the little sister of Hanson Robotics’ Sophia the Robot. Continue reading Cute Humanoid Robot Little Sophia Teaches Your Kids Coding, Not Vanity