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Link Roundup: Galaxy Quest, Batman’66, Retro-Gaming, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. We thought it was going to be 2001: A Space Odyssey! An astronaut recently said the most accurate space movie is Galaxy Quest.
  2. Tamagotchis are finally coming to your phone, where you can slowly kill them at your own convenience.
  3. Batman ’66 crashes Archie’s party in an upcoming comic series.
  4. Listen in on CBC Radio’s As It Happens interview with Samuel West, founder of The Museum of Failure.
  5. Tintin’s adventures are continuing in the world of mobile gaming.
  6. Bandai Hobby has a new Star Wars line of character model kits, and they look impressive.
  7. You can play classic video games on your laptop thanks to these retro-gaming websites.
  8. Relive the good old days of Toys ‘R’ Us with these classic commercials.

Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.