Tag Archives: star wars

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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Star Wars coding kit – Rebels or Empire?

Kano, the fun coding kit company, have teamed up with Disney to launch a new Star Wars-themed kit. Built around the idea of using the force the kit allows you use a motion sensor that can control scenarios which you build with code, with a little Porg and Tie Fighter …

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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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Triple Force Friday, Christmas Comes Early!

If you were on Twitter last night and didn’t see #tripleforcefriday everywhere you looked, congrats you’re in some sort of cyber-cave! This star studded toy advert landed in Pinewood and we were some of the lucky few to be invited. The whole livestream can be found by clicking here: TRIPLE …

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The Oldies are Still Goldies!

OnBuy.com have surveyed 1,763 children aged 4 to 12 in order to see how 80s and 90s toys would fare when compared to today’s cavalcade of Hatchimals, slime and unicorns. The kids were asked to pick three toys out of a total 40, with an even split between current toys and …

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