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GI Joe is back - in website form!

The Real American Heroes are coming back to shelves, and now, they've come back to Hasbro's site as well. After years of being nothing but a redirect to the main site, gijoe.hasbro.com finally has real content again. There's a history … Continue reading

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There are no cops in Lego City

Like many companies, Lego released a statement supporting Black Lives Matter: Unlike a lot of companies (other than maybe Ben & Jerry's), they're not just stopping there.

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Online customizing class

Stuck at home? Bored? Want to pass some time over the next few weeks? Boss Fight Studio is offering a bundle where you get a bunch of mystery parts, then every week from April 14th to May 5th, they'll host … Continue reading

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Madballs at Sonic

Do you have a Sonic Drive-In near you? It might be time to go get a burger, because their Happy Meal equivalent currently has Madballs. And now, some more OAFEry:Madballs Blind Bags - Bruise Brother review Madballs Blind Bags - … Continue reading

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Hasbro announces SDCC exclusive online sale details

The various Comic-Con exclusives will be released in waves, rather than all at once. Dates are subject to change, of course, but here's the current plan: Friday, August 16: My Little Pony, Disney Princess, Trolls, UglyDoll Wednesday, August 21: Overwatch … Continue reading

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TRU coming back from the grave

Allegedly. Rumors have surfaced today that the companies who own the remnants of the Toys "Я" Us brand are attempting to bring stores back in time for Christmas this year. While no one from TRU has confirmed the rumor, at … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Gundam!

It was 40 years ago today when Mobile Suit Gundam premiered on TV. In honor of the anniversary, NHK (the public broadcast channel in Japan) aired a documentary that interviewed Tomino Yoshiyuki and other creators who were there at the … Continue reading

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Boss Fight Studio announces Series Z

Well, looks like Zombie Lab may be in need of new partners if it's going to continue, because Boss Fight Studio has purchased the parts they developed for Locker Toys Group and is doing their own zombie line: Boss-Fighters!! Boy … Continue reading

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Wisconsin man flips right the hell out - about action figures

Have you ever gotten upset that someone broke one of your toys? Maybe you got snippy with them, or even yelled and threw something? In retrospect, you probably felt kind of silly at how you overreacted, but hey: at least … Continue reading

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Mattel to lose DC license

It's a pre-Christmas miracle! Yesterday, Spinmaster sent out a press release announcing a three-year license with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, to begin in 2020.

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