At last summer’s San Diego Comic-Con, Mattel announced that it would be making a special line of Barbie figures featuring characters from the upcoming Batman v Superman film. And since the movie’s premiere is just over a month away, the Batman version has just appeared on Amazon.
There was bound to be new figures enroute with X-Files briefly returning to TV in January. But it’s hard to get excited about Diamond Select Toys’ Mulder and Scully figures which bear only a passing resemblance to the characters we’re so happy to have back.
If the latest trend in action figures is to faithfully recreate a character’s actual on-screen appearance—rather than their original art/design—then I am all for it. Especially if we get more video game figures like these Sega ones.
Kotaku’s action figure coverage generally extends to “here is a cool action figure”. So excuse this brief interruption to bring you actual news involving an action figure.
They fought for freedom wherever there was trouble—and by god, there were a lot of them. Over 150 soldiers, from common infantry to terrifying cyborgs, made up the GI Joe: A Real American Hero team in the ‘80s (and early ‘90s), and we’ve ranked every. Single. One.
The San Diego Comic-Con 2015 dealers room opens its doors on Wednesday evening, launching an extended weekend filled with standing in line to get limited edition stuff. Here’s what’s worth waiting for.
The Joker finally figures out where Batman gets his wonderful toys in this awesome stop-motion animation. Who can saved the Caped Crusader now?
Before the folks at Toy Notch got in touch with me about checking out their latest figures, I had nearly forgotten that Capcom’s Lost Planet series was a thing. This is how they remind me.
The most powerful man in the universe was also part of the greatest toyline in the universe. MotU’s giant, wildly varied assortment of heroes and villains set it apart from its ‘80s counterparts — admittedly, some more so than others. So here are all 60 original action figures, scientifically ranked by awesomeness.
It doesn't matter if it's 1980 on the silver screen or on the cluttered desk of a guy who critiques toys, if you're Luke and you're wearing Hoth gear you need to watch out for Wampas.
It turns out the re-release of Majora's Mask for the Nintendo 3DS wasn't the biggest Legend of Zelda news this weekend because JAKKS Pacific has given Toyland an exclusive first look at the latest addition to its Big Figures Line: a 20-inch Link that's so detailed you can even see the texture of the fabric on his…
Across its handful of properties Blizzard has some of the most iconic characters in gaming. It's free-to-play MOBA Heroes of the Storm brings them all together, and now NECA's Heroes of the Storm action figure line is making toy collectors' dreams come true.
I've somehow managed to avoid purchasing one of Japan's Good Smile Company's big-headed Nendoroid figures, despite my penchant for all things ridiculously cute. Then the North American Pokémon Center shop started selling the once Japan exclusive Red figure. Now I am doomed.
What's red, gold and silver all over and seems really upset about his dead baby Ultron? It's Iron Man Mark XLIII, the diecast masterpiece the fine folks at Hot Toys are prepping for preorder prior to next years Avengers: Age of Ultron.
The holidays are upon us, and and nothing says "Happy Holidays" like the smiles on the faces of loved ones when they unwrap a shiny new toy. From the tiniest pieces of colorful plastic to elaborate collectors items to freaking lasers, here are some choice gifting toys for girls and boys of all ages.
The holidays are all about giving — specifically, giving people presents. And what makes better presents than some of the year's best action figures, toys, and collectibles? Very little, as the millions of people who want a Dancing Baby Groot toy will attest. Here's a list of great gifts to give your friends, loved…
Mega Man fans might not be getting the games they want, but toys? They're good on toys. Just look at this gorgeous thing.
It's not just enough to make a good cartoon any more. Too often, animated shows are dependent on selling action figures in order to stay on the air, ratings (and quality) be damned. Here are seven shows whose fates would have been far different if they had gotten their merchandising together…