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Pop Culture Nod of the Week

Take a weekly look at a modern-day thing with a nostalgic influence.

Namco Museum: Arcade Greatest Hits LP from SPACELAB9

Flashback to the halcyon days when you spent your weekends plunking down quarters at your local arcade! The Namco Museum Arcade Greatest Hits LP from independent record producer SPACELAB9 brings back all the good memories through sound.

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Super Mario Encyclopedia by Dark Horse Comics

In 2015, Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. celebrated its 30th anniversary and Nintendo released the Super Mario Encyclopedia in Japan, leaving fans of the influential gaming series in other countries clamouring for a worldwide release.

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Rubik’s Briks by Strictly Briks

The iconic Rubik’s Cube is being reimagined as a construction toy, in the new Rubik’s Briks toy line from Strictly Briks.

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DOS by Mattel

As the classic card game UNO approaches its 50th anniversary, Mattel is launching a sequel that doubles the fun: DOS!

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Fisher-Price Power Wheels Jurassic Park Jeep

Move over Little Tikes Cozy Coupe; there’s a new ride in town! The Jurassic Park Jeep will be officially unveiled at New York Toy Fair in February.

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Jenga Ocean from Bureo

Each copy of Jenga Ocean is fabricated from over 25 square feet of discarded netting, allowing gamers to hone their block-stacking strategies while doing good for ocean animals.

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Giant Magic 8 Ball from Cardinal Games

With Giant Magic 8 Ball, Cardinal Games has super-sized one’s ability to unlock the answers to life’s most profound questions.

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60 Years of the LEGO Brick Set from LEGO

LEGO will be 60 years old in 2018. To commemorate its anniversary, the company is releasing the 60 Years of the LEGO Brick set (#40290).

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moonlite from Moonlite World

Moonlite combines the Viewmaster concept with storybooks, projection, and mobile phones to create an immersive storytime for children ages 2 to 7 years old.

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3D-printed LEGO jewelry from Hint Lab

With Playful and Precious, a collection of LEGO-compatible jewelry from Hint Lab, AFOLs can wear their favourite toy bricks in stylish ways.

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