The WowWee Mip is a self-balancing tabletop robot that kids can program using interactive code blocks from an iOS or Android device, allowing it to move around, ride up and down a ramp, balance stuff on its tray, and more. If you have any kid birthdays on the horizon, this would be a great gift.
San Diego Comic-Con 2017 may be over, but io9's coverage lives on in our many, many posts, and we’ve collected them all here for you: movie and TV news and trailers, only-at-Comic-Con footage descriptions and experiences, amazing toys from the show floor, and so much more.
Comic-Con means toys: Not just the ones you line up a zillion hours for to get at the convention, but all the toys you discover that are on their way to threaten your savings account over the next few months. We’ve seen badass generals, giant robots, and even shapely butts so far, but now it’s Marvel’s turn!
It’s nearly time for a new Star Wars movie, which means we’re even closer to emptying our wallets all over some new Star Wars toys in the run up—and the show for The Last Jedi is kicking off a little early at Comic-Con with the change to get not one, but two new figures from movie.
Jimsbeanz lives in our world, not Halo’s, but you’d be forgiven for thinking he was packing an actual UNMC Assault Rifle when you look at his modified replica gun in action.
Good Smile Company now has a third Overwatch Nendoroid to go along with those cute lil’ Meis and Tracers: this very smug Mercy.
Start your weekend with a pretty super deal. Amazon is marking down a ridiculous amount of Marvel stuff, from tees and toys, to dog beds and Blu-rays. It’s basically a comic book lover’s dream, except with less Stan Lee. But you’d better take advantage of this today, because it’ll disappear quicker than you can say…
You can find fidget spinners for like $2-$3 from random Chinese sellers on eBay, but if patience isn’t one of your virtues, here’s a $3 model from Amazon with Prime shipping. Just be sure to use promo code RDHAYO2I at checkout.
There may not be a real Force of July celebration, but that won’t stop Amazon from bringing the deals. Right now, choose from Star Wars Favorites like apparel, toys, art, and more, during their one-day sale. But you’d better not have plans to pick up power converters down at the Tosche Station, because this sale ends…
Good Smile Company, creators of the excellent Figma series, showed this off over the weekend.
It’s just not a blockbuster comic book movie without blocky plastic recreations of pivotal scenes, courtesy of Lego.Check out three Justice League movie Lego sets coming in August, starring Stubble Affleck Batman, Sea Hobo Aquaman, Pizza Delivery Flash and other super friends.
Looking to capture the thrill of a heated round of Rocket League on your desk? Zag Toys’ collectible pull-back racers won’t do that, but they’re so damn adorable.
After rescuing the DC movie-verse from rampant mediocrity, Wonder Woman deserves much more than the basic Barbie treatment. The Black Label Wonder Woman Barbie collection features articulated bodies, stunning face sculpts, amazing outfits and awesome accessories. They’ll do nicely.
So many of us grew up with Mattel toys—and now, as adults, that nostalgia is still part of us. Enter Gallery 1988, which holds annual art shows featuring works in all mediums based on Mattel’s most popular brands. Time to bring that childhood back.
Figma will be releasing a couple of Kirby Nendoroid figures later this year, one a re-release of their original Kirby, the other a brand new Ice Kirby. They’ve got umbrellas, Link’s hat and one is either sucking in or throwing up a star, and it looks kinda gross.
The theatrical film based on Lego’s long-running ninja setting arrives on September 22, but we’ll be playing with the vehicles, dragons, and massive shark mechs starting in August. Check out five awesome new sets hitting stores in the coming months.
Fans of Netflix’s comic book shows can realize the dream of having a tiny plastic Krysten Ritter, Jon Bernthal or Charlie Cox on their desk this fall, when Hasbro releases its Marvel Knights series of six-inch Legends figures. And who doesn’t want to build a Man-Thing?
For a game where half the fun is just loving its cast, Blizzard has been slow getting quality Overwatch figures onto the market. Pop Vinyls should be shot into the sun, and the Nendoroids were a start, but Good Smile has now stepped up with a Figma based on Tracer.
Japanese toy company Gecco is releasing this Dark Souls statue as an exclusive for folks attending San Diego Comic Con. It’ll be sold for $299.
Hot Toys have a 1/6 scale (11.5"/29cm) Wonder Woman figure out next year. As is pretty standard with their big movie releases, it looks fantastic.