An RC Mario Kart With Wheels That Actually Convert To Hover Mode

Those pesky laws of the universe make it all but impossible to recreate the tracks, vehicles, and stunts you can perform in Mario Kart 8 in real life, but that didn't stop JAKKS Pacific from trying. The company's remote control version of Mario and his kart looks exactly like its video game counterpart, right down to… » 2/20/15 9:55am 2/20/15 9:55am

The Halo Needler Is Now a Real Dart Gun

Halo deathmatches are about to get real. (Except the whole dying part.) Mattel is turning the hit video game's iconic sci-fi weaponry into awesome toy dart guns. First up: The infamous Needler. » 2/16/15 6:12pm 2/16/15 6:12pm

Transformer's Most Fearsome Combiner Team Finally Gets Its Due

Today at Toy Fair 2015 in New York City, one of the Transformers most imposing figures—the Constructicon combiner Devastator—finally has a physical toy worthy of his reputation. Check out the first official pics, along with shots of the new Defensor, Ultra Magnus, Cyclonus and more. » 2/14/15 9:00pm 2/14/15 9:00pm

Star Wars Bladebuilders Let You Craft Your Own Impractical Lightsaber

And you thought the lightsaber from the Episode VII trailer was dangerous. Announced today at Toy Fair in New York City, Hasbro's Star Wars Bladebuilders line finally allows fans of the series to invite new ways to chop their damn hands off. » 2/14/15 1:32pm 2/14/15 1:32pm

Forget Zelda, This 20-Inch Link Figure Is Worthy Of an Epic Hyrule Quest

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… » 2/14/15 8:53am 2/14/15 8:53am

Cool Anime Toys We Saw At Toy Fair

Yesterday, we showed some cute/sexy Nintendo toys from Good Smile. They do other stuff, too, like figures and statues for Attack on Titan, Steins;Gate and Bayonetta. A giant Bayonetta. Almost as big as a Titan. Go on; take a look. » 2/18/14 11:00am 2/18/14 11:00am

It's An Outstanding Year To Be A Homicidal Raccoon Fan

If I may speak hyperbolically, there is nothing I want more in this life than a quality action figure of the Guardians of the Galaxy's anthropomorphic raccoon person. Judging by the showing at Toy Fair, this is going to be my year. » 2/17/14 7:00pm 2/17/14 7:00pm

Robocop, Titanfall, and Final Fantasy All at the Same Place

Their current publishing output may not be making folks happy. iOS releases like Final Fantasy VI may feel like some kind of bad joke. But, y'know what, the one arena where it feels like Square Enix can do no wrong is with their wonderful, wonderful toys. » 2/17/14 3:55pm 2/17/14 3:55pm

The Best Nintendo Stuff We Saw at Toy Fair

Every year, it seems like more and high-end merch from Nintendo lands on the shelves of Toy Fair. Once again, Kotaku hit the annual trade show in New York City and, this year, we might have seen some of the most beautiful sculpted versions of the company's characters yet. » 2/17/14 12:22pm 2/17/14 12:22pm

Transformers 'Fan Built Bot' Is One Plane-Looking Lady

Last year Hasbro asked the Transformers fan collective to help create a "Fan Built Bot" by voting on a vehicle mode, color scheme, faction, personality and signature weapon. The end result is Windblade, a female Autobot jet plane samurai. She's so much fan fiction come-to-life. » 2/17/14 9:18am 2/17/14 9:18am

Official Ghostbusters LEGO Was Worth Waiting 30 Years

From fan project to commercial reality, it's been a hell of a ride for Brent Waller's LEGO Ghostbusters, one that's coming to an end now that the official set has been unveiled. » 2/16/14 10:00pm 2/16/14 10:00pm

Mass Effect Edition of Risk Arrives This Fall

Yep, I'm as surprised as you. This showed up on the official Mass Effect Facebook page yesterday, and obviously coincides with Toy Fair in New York this week. But Hasbro has said nothing about the "Galaxy at War" edition of Risk. BioWare says the game is on shelves in the fall. » 2/12/13 6:00pm 2/12/13 6:00pm

Ungrateful Toy Fair-goers Already Hawking Exclusive Skylanders on eBay

Well, this doesn't look tacky or anything. Skylanders has been giving out exclusive Toy Fair figurines to attendees of the show itself and a couple of preview events last week. Said attendees are not civilians, as Toy Fair is a closed, industry event. But, knowing the demand for these suckers, a bunch have been listed… » 2/11/13 2:30pm 2/11/13 2:30pm

These Toys Give Us The Best Look At Man Of Steel's Villain Yet

With Zack Snyder's Man of Steel movie arriving on June 14th, more details of his take on Superman's world are hitting the internet. Yesterday, among the trading cards, maquettes, and plushes at Toy Fair, we spotted your boy Kal-El and three other characters from the film in these gorgeous new toys from DC Collectibles. » 2/11/13 12:30pm 2/11/13 12:30pm

Two Foot Tall Metroplex Makes My Transformers Dreams Come True This Fall

When I first discovered the titanic Autobot Metroplex would be making an appearance in Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, I experienced a brief rush of excitement—maybe Hasbro would make a new proper Metroplex toy! They'd reused the name for a silly giant from the Transformers: Cybertron line, why not? » 2/09/13 10:30pm 2/09/13 10:30pm

The Many Helmeted Faces of Halo's Master Chief

The impressive array of Halo toys at the McFarlane Toys booth at the New York Toy Fair features Master Chief. And a bigger Master Chief. And a frozen Master Chief. And Master Chief with a gun. » 2/13/12 6:00pm 2/13/12 6:00pm

Yuna's Bobbling Bobblehead and Other Square-Enix Toy Wonders

The Square Enix booth at the New York Toy Fair doesn't just figure the adorable and dramatic RPG figures one might expect. Among the many others, we've spied Nathan Drake looking manly, Meryl Silverburgh looking deadly, and Garrus Vakarian looking, frankly, badass. » 2/13/12 5:30pm 2/13/12 5:30pm

New Strategy Game Is Half Risk, Half Magic: The Gathering

Part collectible card set, part strategic board game, the upcoming iOS app Monsterology could be another cool addition to the growing sector of the gaming industry that combines physical media with virtual interactivity. » 2/13/12 1:30pm 2/13/12 1:30pm

These Portal, BioShock Toys Look Better In Slow Motion

Team Fortress 2 figures and one hell of a Portal gun help round out this video we shot at the NECA booth during New York Toy Fair this week. » 2/13/12 10:40am 2/13/12 10:40am

Star Wars: The Old Republic Has Invaded Lego Land

We saw a lot of Lego sets at the New York Toy Fair on Sunday. Sadly, Minecraft Legos did not make an appearance, but we did get to play around with figures from Star Wars: The Old Republic, The Lord of the Rings, and a whole bunch of superhero franchises. » 2/12/12 6:00pm 2/12/12 6:00pm