Could Video Games Ruin Toys?

Toy Fair is a rather large test tube of possible fun. It's been held, in recent years, at the massive glass-walled Jacob Javits Center in New York City, inside which there's a swirl of new toys and that popular foreign substance we love here: video games. » 2/15/11 4:00pm 2/15/11 4:00pm

The Best, Oddest And Video Gamiest Play Things Of Toy Fair 2011

Kotaku spent the weekend at Toy Fair 2011 in New York City to check out the newest toys around. From Transformers to Play-Doh to...Tetris the Card Game, we'll be showcasing the toys that gamers will love or just find downright weird. » 2/13/11 11:00pm 2/13/11 11:00pm

Mario Checkers, Mario RC Cars, Mario Memory Game??

By the time I saw some Mario and Luigi Halloween costumes at Toy Fair in New York City today, I was done taking pictures of Mario merchandise. There's a lot of Mario stuff being made by a battalion of the world's toy-makers. Perhaps you've seen some of it. Around many corners at Toy Fair there was more Mario.... » 2/13/11 9:20pm 2/13/11 9:20pm

The Joker Debuts Atop A Stack of DC Universe Online Statues

DC Comics's sculpture division makes a lot of statues, some of them of video games characters, some of them of super-heroes, and these that were at New York City's Toy Fair this weekend of their super-heroes as video game characters. All are from DC Universe Online, the massively multiplayer online game released for… » 2/13/11 9:00pm 2/13/11 9:00pm

The First Statues For BioShock Infinite, Set For September(ish) 2012…

The amazing statue sculptors at NECA have new BioShock figures in the making. The coolest here at Toy Fair 2012 are the ones from BioShock Infinite. The new BioShock game is a long way away, so these won't be out, a NECA rep said, until Sept. 2012 or so. The game isn't slated for release until 2012 either. Waiting… » 2/13/11 1:30pm 2/13/11 1:30pm

Next Transformers Video Game Features Heavily-Armed Cars

We got a blink-and-you'd-miss-it teaser trailer for this summer's next Transformers video game today at a Hasbro toy showcase in New York City. That little bit promises a Transformers game from a good development team, a team that's sprinkling in a dash of car combat. » 2/12/11 8:30pm 2/12/11 8:30pm

The Transformers Toys For This Summer's New Movie, Plus Some…

Not much was revealed about the new Transformers video game today in New York City, but a Hasbro 2011 showcase was full of new Transformers toys. Most, as you'll see, were based on the movies and are part of the push for this summer's third live-action Transformers movie, Dark of the Moon. (The game will be a prelude… » 2/12/11 8:00pm 2/12/11 8:00pm