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Crowdfunding for Star Wars beast of yesteryear

We’re fans of Hasbro and it’s new HasLab, guess plenty pieces wouldn’t make it past their internal number crunchers and ever see the light of day. Previous success have been Jabbas Sail Barge KHETTANNA backed by 10,000 pledges. So then, with these pledges in place, Hasbro are running zero risk …

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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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LEGO Ideas launches Xmas comp

If you fancy your chances at bagging a bunch of LEGO Star Wars sets then head over THIS way. The IDEAS team are looking for, erm, ideas, on how you might make one of the following Star Wars icons into a seasonal scene : Millennium Falcon TIE Fighter X-Wing Fighter …

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Top toy list with a few twists from Smyths Toys

We’ve seen a few lists these past few weeks, many included the usual subjects but this one from Smyths has some new entries : WWE Wrekkin’ Slambulance Pokémon Carry Case Star Wars Mandalorian The Child Animatronic L.O.L. Surprise! O.M.G. Remix 4-in-1 Plane and Remix dolls Barbie Princess Adventure Prance & …

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Palpatine Lightsaber anyone?

This here Star Wars Black Series Emperor Plapatine Force FX Elite Lightsabre has a name almost longer than a Welsh railway station but, and I apologise Welsh readers, is far more entertaining. Advanced LED technology inside alongside film-inspired sound effects all jammed into a real metal hilt fresh from Revenge …

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Leaked LEGO set has fans in a (Be)Spin

Toys R Us apparently leaked the imagery online accidentally of this new LEGO BespinDuel set, the Canadian division of the once defunct now risen from the ashes outfit, have certainly garnered plenty of free advertising from this “leak”. We thank them however sarcastic we may sound, this looks like a …

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Hasbro and Mattel unveil their Comic-Con lines

Both the toy makers have a history of keeping some of their very best launches for Comic-Con gatherings and, despite each not having a booth presence this year they’re each still making plenty noise around the now virtual gathering. FRom Hasbro a line-up that’ll go live on their PULSE website …

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Feeling spendy? These new LEGO art sets are quite brilliant.

These LEGO sets have just been announced and they do really look rather good. Offering up another strand in the adult portfolio for LEGO they use blank canvases (aka base plates) for you to create your own works of art. Each LEGO Art set comes with a bespoke soundtrack that’ll …

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LEGO Star Wars heads about to arrive – Excitement levels are high

It says 18+ on the box so, sorry kids, look away now. LEGO have unveiled these three Star Wars helmets celebrating the heads of the Tie Fighter Pilot, Stormtroopers and Boba Fett each arriving in a box that’s very much akin to those of the Ultimate Collector Series (UCS) stuff. …

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This isn’t gonna fit under the tree! – Disney’s Xmas 2019 offerings

At a super secret location, deep in the heart of London, Disney showed the toy industry what it’s made of- it’s toys… lots and lots of toys! This year the Mouse House has a plethora of I.Ps to choose from, from Star Wars to Frozen 2, there is something for …

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