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?
343 Industries, you so sneaky. We've already noticed that the Microsoft division tasked with the future of all things Halo debuted the new look of the sci-fi shooter series' hero at Toy Fair 2012. And the Chief's new duds are quite different. Leaner, meaner and perhaps more aerodynamic.
While NECA rolled out a bunch of impressive Valve-licensed stuff, I was still charmed by the Portal 2 offerings shown by ThinkGeek. Along a Companion Cube cookie jar and talking turrets, they also had Aperture Science cores that blurted out phrases from the Portal games. But the highlight had to be the Science Fair…
So you know how there were images of Team Fortress 2 action figures from last weekend's Toy Fair in New York? There weren't any pics of the Demoman. Even though he was there.
Commander Shepard's battle against the malevolent Reapers may be coming to an explosive end this year, but the associated Mass Effect plastic goodies have only begun to fight. You can tell an intellectual property license is popular when it's got items coming out from different companies and Mass Effect's got stuff…
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.
Insomniac's made big moves these last few months, pulling away from PlayStation exclusivity and declaring that they won't be making any future Resistance games. You could argue that the future of the highly regarded developer is more independent but more risky, too. One thing's certain: toys are on the way.
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.
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.
You've seen the Star Wars: the Old Republic LEGO from Toy Fair, now see the Star Wars: the Old Republic action figures from Toy Fair.
Kotaku was at the New York Toy Fair this weekend in full effect, snapping photos, taking footage and just generally gawking at all the awesome new video game toys that'll be lining up for your disposable incomes in 2012.
Don't mind the detached plastic faces in front of them. These action figures, seen today at the New York Toy Fair, are totally precious.
Activision mashed up collectible toys and video games last year to create an surprise hit last year in its Skylanders franchise. Last year's Toy Fair was when they announced Skylanders and this year's Toy Fair sees the reveal of a new franchise expansion after a flurry of rumors.