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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.

Marvel Legends Series Mjolnir – Be it Thor worthy?

Mjolnir with lightning

With Thor: Ragnarok storming the box office and paving the way for next years Infinity War, the Norse God of Thunders spark couldn’t be brighter! So we took a look at Marvel Legends Mjolnir to see if we could harness some of that lightning. At a cool £99.99, this isn’t …

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Transformers The Last Knight Premier Edition Voyager Trio

Transformers

Can the new boys live up to the G1 Granddaddies? With Michael Bay’s Transformers franchise being about as coherent as a box of spoons tossed down the stairs, I had written off Hasbro’s latest toy line. The designs were too muddled, the characters were too different from their cartoon counterparts. …

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Lightseekers: Boulder & Zyrus – The new boys on the block are pure rock & scroll

lightseekers

Having just finished a gargantuan, glowing review of Lightseekers HERE, you can imagine my glee when the two new boys appeared on the doorstep. 8 hours later, it was 2am and I had to shut off the iPad – Lightseekers Awakening had stolen yet another evening. The two newbies are …

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Lightseekers – The triple threat that promises the world – but has it spread itself too thin?

Lightseekers

Last year Play Fusion soared passed their Kickstarter target and set off with just over a quarter-of-a-million dollars to make good on some very lofty promises. Fast forward almost exactly a year and, having teamed up with Tomy,  their offering, Lightseekers is out in the public and making waves. So …

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DreamToys 2017: A dozen toys, some of them on Santa’s Nice List

Stretch Armstrong - Kind of!

Toyology’s own Toyologist and Toyminator deep dived into DreamToy’s 2017 Christmas event earlier this week. The central London event, packed out with the most sought after toys, Santa on hand (seemingly awake early from his annual nap) to guide us through the list. Surprisingly, he didn’t seem at all phased …

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Awesome Little Green Men – can this self-proclaimed praise be justified?

Awesome little green men

Get those flicking fingers ready, MGA Entertainment have started an all out war and your penny sliding abilities are the only thing standing between you and victory. ‘Awesome Little Green Men’ are the latest in a long line of collectible figurines that utilise a colossal roster and a blind bag …

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Revolutionise your brick based play with Mayka Tape

Mayka Tape

If you, like me, have opted to shun traditional sprucing approaches in your abode such as vases and paintings in favour of knick-knacks and “Collector’s Items”, then you’ve also probably got a storage issue. With shelves buckling under the weight of Die-Cast-this and Never-Un-Boxed-that, the room of a Toy Aficionado …

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Build a fire type Pokemon to get you through the winter months

vulpix pokemon

The Build-A-Bear Workshop decided a while ago that ‘Gotta Catch ‘Em All’ was an outdated concept and instead opted for ‘Gotta Build ‘Em All’ with the launch of their Pokémon range. This week saw them continue their quest to be the very best with Vulpix joining the team. This luvable …

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Set yourself up for Flu season

neds head

With Teresa May officially bringing tickly throats back on trend last week, we thought it’d be useful to line up the six board games that’ll prep you for the upcoming Flu Season! Gooey Louie We’ve all been there, the sniffles start, you’ve got no tissues, you think you can get …

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