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Link Roundup: Garbage Pail Kids, Godzilla, Free Comic Book Day, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Garbage Pail Kids: The Game is now available on mobile devices.
  2. The World Health Organization has added “Gaming Disorder” to their list of official diseases.
  3. A once-abandoned Land of Oz theme park is reopening to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the movie classic.
  4. Meet the man who played Godzilla from 1954 to 1972.
  5. Happy little trees abound! Bob Ross is making his museum debut in Chicago.
  6. IKEA has recreated the fictional living rooms from popular television shows using their own furnishings.
  7. Success! An estimated 1.35 million people took part in Free Comic Book Day.
  8. Pokémon is getting a new cloud service and a game where you play by sleeping.

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