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Toy Tales Weekly: Palitoy, Fangoria, AtariToken, and more


8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. A former chief designer from Palitoy gives credence to the rumour that there is a landfill full of Star Wars toys in the UK.
  2. Mattel has decided to forgo tech-infused Barbie merchandise.
  3. Classic horror magazine Fangoria is set to return as a print quarterly.
  4. The original Stargate movie from 1994 is now available on YouTube.
  5. In a surprising shakeup, Bandai lost the rights to Power Rangers toys to Hasbro.
  6. Have we reached peak cryptocurrency? Atari has created a new cryptocurrency called AtariToken.
  7. How the sound effects on 1930s radio shows were made: an inside look.
  8. Hasbro’s new crowdfunding platform HasLab gives fans a chance to create toys for the brand.

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