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Rob Taylor-Hastings

Rob Taylor-Hastings
This actor & presenter is a proud Midlands lad who fled to London over a decade ago. Having grown up on a healthy diet of Power Rangers, Transformers and Thundercats, Rob is a sucker for anything that goes 'pow!' And 'Zap!' A film producer and radio savvy man this Toyminator really knows his R/C's from his elbow.

LEGO James Bond Aston Martin | The Spy Who Built Me

There’s nothing quite like scratching two itches at once and building a LEGO spy car does just that. Fresh from the CREATORS range of LEGO comes the oh so suave James Bond Aston Martin. This beauty is the DB5 model that Sean Connery blasted around in during the events of …

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Starlink Battle For Atlas | Customised Space-Based Madness

The Toys-To-Life niche is a constant surprise. Just when I thought we’d seen it’s last gasp with Skylanders & Lego Dimensions, something new appears though the fog. Starlink | Battle For Atlas is a spaceship based action, shooter/RPG with a focus on customised load-outs, high octane battles and evolving gameplay. …

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Watch Your wallets! Nifflers set loose in London.

To celebrate the launch of the latest film in the Fantastic Beasts series, The Crimes of Grindelwald, LEGO Group have created seven naughty Nifflers and set them loose around the UK! Each of the cute, magical rascals are made from 11,000 bricks and weigh 30KG! As we all know, Nifflers are …

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Dream Toys 2018 announces their Top 12!

With christmas right around the corner, one of the Toy Industry’s most anticipated events has launched it’s Annual ‘Top 12’. Dream Toys is here! So, what made the list? What shall be burning holes in the pockets this year? Check out the list below and get those letters off to …

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Botbots Launched at Comic Con

London Comic Con ended with a bang yesterday as Hasbro announced their brand new Transformers line, Botbots! These pint-sized mechanoids are the latest in the ‘Blind Bag’ trend and as such have an impressive roster to be collected. 61 is the current count, which will be leaping up to 191 …

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Power Charge Bumblebee | Revamping the revamp.

Another year, another Transformers movie. But, as with most things, 2018’s version is a tad different. The upcoming robo-madness is a prequel, charting Bumblebee’s antics 30 years prior to Optimus Prime’s romp with Shia LaBeouf. The movie looks to be a ‘back to basics’ affair and the toy line looks …

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Hamleys and the rise of ‘The Imperfects’

This week saw yet another toy retailer unveil their ‘Top Toys For Christmas’ list. Unlike most of the others, Hamleys simply couldn’t narrow their picks down to 10 and decided to buck the trend with a ‘Top 12’. The cynic within me wonders why they need two Monopoly sets (one …

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