Cartoon Network’s series Adventure Time will be available in Lego form early next year. Adventure Time fans can look forward to owning their very own Lego set from concepts generated by the fan-fueled Lego Ideas crowdsourcing platform. [Read more...]
A Darth Vader oven glove twin pack, lightsaber BBQ tongs in both Yoda and Darth Vader options, droid salt and pepper shakers, and an X-Wing knife block will be available for this holiday season. The company is also catering to fans of Doctor Who this season with a TARDIS lidded tumbler and travel mug.
Underground Toys has also expanded its toy and other gift offerings for Doctor Who and Star Wars enthusiasts. The company has released a 16-inch Lightsaber Battle Yoda with animatronic movement and spoken phrases and a 48” giant Chewbacca premium talking plush. In addition, the company is now carrying a Doctor Who Dr. Sonic Screwdriver, available in 3rd, 4th, 5th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th doctors, as well as Day of the Doctor, 50th Anniversary 10th Dr., Future 10th Dr., and The Master’s options, and a Doctor Who Dr. with Fez Plush, featuring a talking 11th doctor.
The Underground Toys holiday lineup is available for purchase at major U.S. retailers including Walmart, Target, Hot Topic, Toys “R” Us, Gamestop and Barnes & Noble. Canadian retailers include Pixelberry, Sunrise Records, and HMV.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Lucasfilm will release LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens on June 28. The new game allows players to relive the action from the blockbuster, and will introduce new gameplay mechanics and new story content exploring the time between Star Wars: Return of the Jedi and Star Wars: The Force Awakens, providing additional insight about the new movie and its characters. [Read more...]
Disney has revealed details of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens products kept under wraps to preserve surprises for fans. With the film now breaking box office records and storylines officially revealed, new toys, collectibles and more are rolling out at Disney Store locations and mass retailers nationwide.
For the first time ever, Star Wars was featured in the National Retail Federation‘s top ten toys lists for both boys and girls, and the new line puts heroine Rey front and center.
New items focus on key plot points from the movie, such as the identity of Kylo Ren and the reveal of Rey’s weapon as a lightsaber. Highlights from the Disney Store line include a Rey Lightsaber toy, updated Elite Series Die Cast Action Figures, a Kylo Ren Unmasked action figure, as well as a Deluxe Figure Play Set that includes 10 highly detailed figures such as General Leia, Han Solo, Rey, Kylo Ren and more. [Read more...]
New Details and Characters Revealed for Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens Play Set
Disney Interactive and Lucasfilm revealed two new characters that will be playable in the Star Wars: The Force Awakens Play Set. Characters Poe Dameron, a Resistance pilot, and Kylo Ren, a villainous enforcer of the First Order, now join Finn and Rey. This is the third Star Wars Play Set to be released for Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition, and is now available for pre-order before its December 18 release.
The nominees for the eighth annual Toy & Game Inventor of the Year (TAGIE) Awards are in! At this year’s comedy themed awards ceremony, excellence will be recognized in the categories of Toy Design, Game Design, Rising Star, Excellence in Game Design, Young Inventor, and Digital Toy/Game. Industry members have selected the industry nominees, and the public is invited to place their votes. The annual award show will take place in November as part of the 13th Annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair.
The 2015 Toy & Game Inventor of the Year (TAGIE) Award nominees are: [Read more...]