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Link Roundup: Pac-Man, Deep Space Nine, McSki, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Bandai America is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Pac-Man with a new Tamagotchi device.
  2. Shell-shocked brands are mourning the death of Mr. Peanut.
  3. IDW Publishing has announced a return engagement of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine to comics.
  4. Enjoy this LEGO-ized version of Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
  5. They sure don’t make toys like this anymore! An in-depth look at the Gilbert U-238 Atomic Energy Lab Kit.
  6. McSki! There’s a ski-thru McDonald’s in Sweden.
  7. Mars has unveiled a 12-foot-long Snickers bar that qualifies for a Guinness World Record.
  8. Kickstarter has funded more than $208 million worth of games in 2019.

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