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IS CALL OF DUTY A DYING VIDEO GAME FRANCHISE?

IS CALL OF DUTY A DYING VIDEO GAME FRANCHISE?

Love it or hate it, Call of Duty has captured the hearts, minds and wallets of many video gamers around the world. It has progressed from a simple, PC only shooter to a massive multi-million dollar franchise spawning various sequels and branch offs on virtually every console created in the past ten years. But, what […]

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New Super Mario and Mario Kart 7 toys from K’Nex

New Super Mario and Mario Kart 7 toys from K’Nex

Toy Fair 2013 – I was at Toy Fair 2013 today held at the Javit’s Center here in New York City previewing the latest toys that are coming out this year. I figured I’d write a few things I saw at the show but none really grabbed my attention (NECA was a disappointment. They didn’t […]

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Nuremberg Toy Fair 2012 Skylanders Crystal Hex Character Exclusive

Nuremberg Toy Fair 2012 Skylanders Crystal Hex Character Exclusive

The Nuremberg toy fair is the worlds largest international trade fair for toys and games held annually since 1949. Only trade visitors associated with the toy business, journalists and invited guests are admitted. It takes place for six days each year with about 2,700 exhibitors from about 60 countries, plus thousands of attendees. This year, […]

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Mario Kart Wii K’Nex Toys Review

When I found out about this a few weeks ago, I was pretty excited to get a few sets. When I told my 7 year old son about it being a big Mario and Luigi fan he is, he was even more excited than I am. We finally received 3 sets of these for review […]

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Mario Kart K’Nex coming soon this summer

I honestly thought that the Mario Kart franchise will be picked up one of these days by Lego. I guess they didn’t see any potential in it. But luckily, K’Nex did and they’re releasing these cool lookin toys this summer (June I believe). Individual sets include a Mario, Luigi, Yoshi in kart or bike forms […]

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CommaVid Magicard COMPLETE

CommaVid Magicard COMPLETE

Many of today’s finds have been suggested by a friend. The main auction: Commavid Magicard Atari 2600 COMPLETE And all the others: EPHEMERA 1984 ATARI VIDEO GAME REPAIR INVOICES Atari 2600 Data Age Vinyl Record Codemasters Dizzy trading cards Q*Bert Belt Odyssey 2 KC’s Crazy Chase,Pick Axe Pete samples Wal-Mart promo buttons Original press photos […]

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Custom Video Game My Little Ponies

Custom Video Game My Little Ponies

My Little Pony? Yup, that’s right. On the off chance you’ve never heard of them, they’re a brand of toy ponies marketed primarily to young girls. It was massively popular in the 80′s and again when they were relaunched in the early 2000′s. Turns out that there’s a rather large community committed to creating Custom […]

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Super Mario Kart and New Super Mario Bros. Board Games

Epoch, toy makers in Japan, recently unveiled two new board games at this year’s Tokyo Toy Show in Japan. One of them is Super Mario Kart where players of upto 2 control a little ball/marble and go through a series of obstacles throughout the board. Mario Kart sound effects are probably optional.. The New Super […]

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Legend Of Zelda Ocarina of Time Link Archery Set

Legend Of Zelda Ocarina of Time Link Archery Set

These don’t show up stateside too often, and unsurprisingly, this one comes from Germany (with international shipping). Forget the Crossbow training on the Wii – this is how to shoot like Link. Low starting bid too, which is great as every other one I remember seeing recently comes with some massive BIN. Auction Here Also: […]

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Vintage Nintendo Ultra Scope Toy

Vintage Nintendo Ultra Scope Toy

Link Pre-NES toy (text on box is “ultracope,” although this item is usually known as “ultra scope”) designed by Gunpei Yokoi, who created the Game & Watch games and produced many later Nintendo video game titles. This thing is sweet, check out the video below to see it in use. Seller also has a bunch […]

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Nintendo Trophies and Some Wall Displays

Usually these Nintendo trophy Figures are considered uncommon at best, but this auction is for a full set which is practically unheard of! The trophies depict scenes from three of Nintendo’s most popular franchises of the time: Super Mario Bros, The Legend of Zelda and Punch-out!! There is one figure on the box checklists that […]

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Sega Hot Wheels 2003 Set

It looks like back in 2003 Hot Wheels did a small subset containing three Sega vehicles. Card number 110 – Fandango – Space Channel 5 Card number 111 – Phaeton – House of the Dead Card number 112 –Lotus Esprit – Shinobi Card number 113 – GT Racer – Monkey Ball Card number 114 – […]

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