The Strong 2024 World Video Game Hall of Fame

The Strong Announces 2024 World Video Game Hall of Fame Inductees

The Strong National Museum of Play announced the 2024 inductees to its World Video Game Hall of Fame on May 9: Asteroids, Myst, Resident Evil, SimCity, and Ultima.

LEGO Star Wars: The Force of Creativity Graham Hancock

LEGO Celebrates 25 Years of Star Wars Building Sets with New Coffee-Table Book

The LEGO Group publishes LEGO Star Wars: The Force of Creativity, a new book chronicling the development and evolution of the LEGO Star Wars brand.

Richard Gottlieb Toy Entrepreneurship Grant

Richard Gottlieb Toy Entrepreneurship Grant Announced

A new grant has been established by the family and friends of toy industry luminary Richard Gottlieb, and in partnership with The Toy Foundation and the University of Richmond

Rob Goldberg Radical Play

More Than Child’s Play: Radical Play Brings Home Award

Rob Goldberg, historian and author, receives Ray and Pat Browne Award from the Popular Culture Association.

Barbie You Can Be Anything The Experience at The Strong

Breaking Boundaries: Barbie’s Legacy Illuminated at The Strong

The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York welcomes Barbie You Can Be Anything: The Experience to its schedule of temporary exhibits.

News Roundup: Elmer’s Auto & Toy Museum, Easy-Bake Oven, National Toy Hall of Fame, and more

Elmer’s Auto & Toy Museum collection heads to auction and 8 other news articles that caught our attention in 2023.

Lincoln Monsters Resurrects Dime Store Action Figures

A partnership between Plaid Stallions, White Elephant Toyz, and Absolutely Retro resurrects the Lincoln International brand of dime-store action figures through the newly established Lincoln Monsters line of collectibles.

Annual Creations for Charity Sale Unites LEGO Enthusiasts in Support of Children in Need

Creations for Charity, the longest-running LEGO-focussed charitable initiative, returns for its 15th year in support of underprivileged children.

The Strong Announces 2023 National Toy Hall of Fame Inductees

The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York announced the 2023 inductees to its National Toy Hall of Fame on November 10. Baseball cards, Cabbage Patch Kids, Fisher-Price Corn Popper, and Nerf toys receive the honour.

Brian Washington Establishes Children’s Record Label

Illustrator, vinyl record collector, and Toy Tales contributor Brian Washington recently announced the formation of Washington Independent Records.

Dan Klingensmith Returns with Creating G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero Volume 13

Featuring an exclusive character page from the book — Author Dan Klingensmith expands his Creating G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero book series documenting the history of the Hasbro toy line.

The Toy Foundation Unveils Toy of the Year Award Recipients

The Toy Foundation celebrates industry innovation and achievement with its annual Toy of the Year awards ceremony.