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Mandalorian Is The New Black

Activate boosters and engage turbines as Disney & Hasbro bring more cosmic majesty to their Black Series. October 4th is Force Friday and amoungst the POP Figures, LEGO playsets and roleplay helmets are a new wave of ultra detailed, mega articulated collectors toys. The focal point for us was the …

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Beast Morphers action figures pack a punch!

Since Hasbro sent us a care package (see here) we’ve been having some hands on time with the three titular Beast Morphin’ rangers. Since the Lightning collection was announced, I had presumed that the range of action figures aimed at the younger crowd may lack in details and articulation. I’m …

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Avengers: Endgame Marvel Legends Wave 1 | Build-A-Thanos

Have you ever wanted to build your own genocidal maniac?  Well, with Wave 1 of Marvel’s Endgame Legends series you can! The Marvel Legends series has been with us for a few years now and the various iterations have one thing in common. Build-A-Figure, or BAF for short. Serving as …

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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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Polly Pocket | Your pint-sized pal back at your side!

Children of the 90s rejoice! Our pint-sized, portable pal Polly is back in our pockets! Being a staple of my childhood, nothing quite got my imagination going like cracking open a new heart-shaped locket to reveal a new world to play in. So you can imagine my excitement on seeing …

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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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NECA’s 7″ Crash Bandicoot – An N’sanely Mixed Bag

Crash Bandicoot

My PS1 was Crash paradise. From the moment I discovered ‘Rolling Stones’ (level two) on the pre-packed demo disk that came with my first console I was in love with the bonkers bandicoot; and for years his games were all I played. It’d be an understatement to say that NECA’s …

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Roboteers stand by no longer – Hexbug’s Robot Wars Arena is here

Hexbug Battlebot

Being co-host of Robots Live! I have heard the same question time and time again “Why arethere no Robot Wars toys” luckily for me, thanks to Hexbug, I won’t be getting that question ever again! Their brand new Robot Wars Arena is the current flag ship of the Hexbug Robot …

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