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G.I. Joe Battle for the Arctic Circle, Renegade Game Studios

G.I. JOE Battle for the Arctic Circle from Renegade Game Studios

Reporting for duty from Renegade Game Studios and Hasbro Pulse, G.I. JOE: Battle for the Arctic Circle is a thrilling new game featuring classic mechanics inspired by Axis & Allies.

Star Wars 2-1B Action Figure Kenner

Vintage Toy Restoration – Star Wars 2-1B Action Figure

Watch as Dave of the Toy Polloi YouTube channel restores a Star Wars 2-1B medical droid action figure from Kenner Products.

Link Roundup: Hot Wheels x Daniel Arsham, Magna-Tiles, Tamagotchi Connection, and more

The fourth and final release of the Hot Wheels x Daniel Arsham collab has hit the streets and 8 other things we wanted to share this week.

Popped! game Clever Noodle Jeff Koons

Popped! from Clever Noodle

Game publisher Clever Noodle and artist Jeff Koons collaborate for the new Popped! educational literacy game.

Link Roundup: The Nintendo Museum, Wordle, Lord of the Rings, and more

The Nintendo Museum is now complete and scheduled to open in the Fall and 8 other things we wanted to share this week.

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.

Voltron 40th Anniversary Classic ‘84 Lions, Playmates Toys

Voltron 40th Anniversary Classic ‘84 Lions from Playmates Toys

Celebrate four decades of Voltron’s legendary legacy with the 40th Anniversary Classic ‘84 Lions collection from Playmates Toys.

Suzy Homemaker Regular Blender, Topper Toys

Vintage Toy Demonstration: Suzy Homemaker Regular Blender from Topper Toys (1960s)

Dave of the Lucky Penny Shop YouTube channel demonstrates the Suzy Homemaker Regular Blender from Topper Toys.

Link Roundup: Star Wars Day – May the 4th Be With You!

Nine things we wanted to share this week in honour of Star Wars Day.

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.

Corgi Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons

Captain Scarlet Angel Interceptor and Spectrum Pursuit Vehicle from Corgi

Corgi introduces two new diecast models inspired by the Gerry Anderson-produced Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons television series.

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

Vintage Vinyl Superhero Records

Pow! Bam! Zap! A Collector’s Favourite Vintage Superhero Records

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Vinyl collector Brian Washington shares his top five vintage superhero-themed records.