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Link Roundup: The X-Files, Shatner Claus, Wile E. Coyote, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. New owners are bringing FAO Schwartz back to New York City.
  2. The last Blockbuster now has it’s own craft beer.
  3. The Truth is out there with Mattel’s release of Scully and Mulder Barbie dolls in honour of the 25th anniversary of The X-Files.
  4. A look at the twenty-five-year journey of Magic: The Gathering.
  5. The writers behind ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ are penning a Wile E. Coyote movie.
  6. Christmas 2018 will be soundtracked by William Shatner’s upcoming Christmas album.
  7. An ode to the oft-forgotten hero of playtime: the cardboard box.
  8. Watch the official trailer for Bucketheads: A Star Wars Story created by fans of the franchise.

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