Sweet Suite 2016

Cartoon Network To Launch Adventure Time Lego Set

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...]

Disney, Lucasfilm Launch Authentic Line of Star Wars Prop Replicas

Star warsStar Wars fans can experience Star Wars: The Force Awakens in a new way with the new line Star Wars Collectibles: Ultimate Studio Edition. Disney and Lucasfilm launched new Star Wars collectibles to give a unique level of authenticity to prop replica products for  [Read more...]

Underground Toys Now Delighting Star Wars and Doctor Who Fans of All Ages

UnderGround Toys shipUnderground Toys released a new collection of Star Wars and Doctor Who houseware products, an expanded line of toys, and other gift items.

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.

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Video Game Set to Launch This Summer

LegoDimensionsStarWarsWarner 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 Announces Global Release of Star Wars Tsum Tsum Collection

Screen Shot 2016-02-03 at 4.10.13 PMDisney Store today unveiled the newest characters as a part of their Star Wars Tsum Tsum collection, first introduced at Disney Store in Japan in 2013. [Read more...]

Star Wars: Episode VIII Release Pushed Back

StarWarslogoDisney and Lucasfilm have announced that Star Wars: Episode VIII, originally scheduled for release in May 2017, will now debut seven months later on December 15, 2017. [Read more...]

Disney Launches Merchandise Celebrating Iconic Characters from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

StarWarsNewProductDisney 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...]

Rubie’s Costume Co. Announces Star Wars: The Force Awakens Costume Collection

unnamed-5Rubie’s Costume Co. Inc. is launching costumes and accessories inspired by new characters in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Available in toddler, child, and adult sizes, the new collection includes costumes based on Finn, Rey, Kylo Ren, Captain Phasma, Flametrooper, and Stormtrooper.

New Details and Characters Revealed for Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens Play Set

infinityforceDisney 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.

Chicago Toy and Game Group Announces 2015 Toy and Game Inventor of the Year Nominees

ChicagoThe 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...]