Yearly Archives: 2021

Funko taking its physical into digital via the medium of NFT

Funko, Inc. the leading pop culture consumer products outfit announced they’re getting into the NFT (Non-fungible Token) market in a pretty big way with the acquisition of a majority stake in TokenWave, the developer of TokenHead, one of the leading mobile app and website showcase spots for  NFT holdings. TokenHead, …

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Tech Deck to sponsor GB Skateboard Championships

Spin Master along with its fingerboard brand, Tech Deck, will be one of the official sponsors for Skateboard GB’s National Championships 2021. It takes place on 11th April in Manchester, a one-day competition and the only British Olympic qualification event leading up to the Olympic Games in Tokyo this summer. With …

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Coding kits to keep kids curious

  The Elecrow team are devoted in open source hardware industry and have a huge penchant for coding kits aimed at getting kids into this important industry at an early age. WE’ve sen coding “plays” a plenty, some superb, some highly questionable in what they teach (if anything rather than …

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Taschen title celebrates toys

We’re huge fans of Taschen books, coffee table dwellers packed with pictures, they make superb and substantial gifts with subject matter covering all manner of matters. This one has of course caught our eye, a homage to American Toy advertising, it is £30 and out in a couple of weeks …

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Inspired by the Dark Side – New LEGO sets about to land

Here we are kidults, a trio of new LEGO Star Wars construction sets, two iconic additions to the LEGO Star Wars helmet collection first revealed last year – a bust inspired by Darth Vader and one in the likeness of a loyal Scout Trooper as well as a new model honouring …

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Matchbox unveils new motors

Matchbox have today launched a toy line paying homage to the most iconic car manufacturers in Europe across the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Russia. The new European line features 100% licensed vehicles with authentic details from famous car manufacturers including Land Rover, Audi, Mercedes, and Porsche, among others. Created …

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LEGO announces NASA Shuttle Discovery and Hubble set

Joining forces with former astronaut Dr. Kathy Sullivan set number 10283 has launched. Available from 1st April priced at $200 this NASA Space Shuttle Discovery build is a thing of beauty. Launched squarely at the 18+ market the 2,354 build is stacked with detail, a most shelf-worthy piece indeed which …

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Pushpoppers are here

Time to consign fidget spinners to the pile of has-beens, we’re done with those now thanks, you were fun for while and we’re sorry to break up with you this way but we’ve met someone else. They’re called Push Poppers and HG Grossman have just brought a million into the …

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Monopoly is shaking up its Community, share your thoughts on its new chest

Was always met with hilarity in our household, we’d always try and plant the Second Place In A Beauty Contest card so he picked it, simple pleasures eh? Well, Hasbro have decided it is time to say goodbye as part of the first update to the Community Chest Cards and …

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