This year, Lucasfilm is celebrating their 50th anniversary, which means Hasbro is churning out a variety of Star Wars action figures in honor of the film studio that George Lucas built. They’ve been re-releasing a bunch of action figures with commemorative packaging, but their latest collection might be the best yet.
Hasbro is reaching all the way back to the 1990s by releasing a trio of Star Wars Black Series figures on the classic Power of the Force card backs from Kenner. These are the 6-inch figures and the style of packaging that reignited the passion of fans around the world, even before the Star Wars trilogy special edition releases hit theaters. Read More »
If you loved Rogue One: A Star Wars Story but missed out on picking up Hasbro’s line of Star Wars Black Series action figures a inspired by the movie, we have good news. Thanks to photoreal sculpting technology, Hasbro has been re-releasing updated versions of Star Wars Black Series figures with head sculpts that much more closely resemble the actors from the movies. The latest round is a refreshed wave of Rogue One Star Wars Black Series action figures, including some characters who never made it to shelves the first time. Read More »
Ghostbusters Day happened earlier this week, and for the most part, it came and went without much excitement. For some reason, the Ghostbusters: Afterlife featurette that recently debuted arrived the day after the annual celebration, and fans hoping for a new trailer were extremely disappointed. Thankfully, we have some new Ghostbusters action figures that were revealed to hold us over for now. Read More »
The coronavirus pandemic may be starting to wind down, but a lot of big pop culture events are still being put off or carrying on virtually. That means toy makers like Hasbro don’t have the usual outlets to unveil their latest toys and collectibles, such as New York Toy Fair or various comic conventions. But just like last year, Hasbro is taking matters into their own hands.
Hasbro Pulse Fan Fest is returning this spring to debut exciting collectible reveals and creator panels for toy lines from the likes of Star Wars, Marvel, Power Rangers, Transformers, G.I. Joe, and even Fortnite. Get the first details on the 2021 Hasbro Pulse Fan Fest below. Read More »
Now that the second season of The Mandalorian is over, it appears that Mando Mondays will be coming to an end for a little while. But Hasbro is going out with a bang by revealing two new role-playing items that will get fans ready for the return of cosplaying at conventions next year.
Today, Hasbro has revealed the official Force FX Elite Darksaber, as wielded by Moff Gideon in The Mandalorian. Plus, Boba Fett fans can get their hands on the newly repainted version of the bounty hunter’s helmet, as seen towards the end of the second season of the Star Wars series. Check out both of the new items below! Read More »
When Mighty Morphin Power Rangers was all the rage in the 1990s, some of the most coveted toys inspired by the imported action series were Bandai’s collection of head-flipping action that changed the teenagers of Angel Grove into the superpowered fighting team. Now Hasbro is bringing the head-flipping Power Rangers action figures back in all their retro glory. Read More »
The first ever Hasbro PulseCon unfolded over the weekend, revealing tons of new Star Wars toys and collectibles that fans will want to get their hands on in the coming months. Along with the reveal of the Ahsoka Tano Force FX Elite lightsaber that we highlighted recently, Hasbro also unveiled several new waves of action figures, including a goofy new holiday-inspired collection of various Stormtroopers. Plus, there are more figures for the Black Series such as Dark Side Rey from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and The Armorer from The Mandalorian, as well as more re-releases for the Black Series Archives, and additions to the Vintage Collection, such as Captain Rex from The Clone Wars and more.
Let’s take a look at all the Hasbro PulseCon Star Wars reveals below. Read More »
This week will bring the first ever Hasbro PulseCon online for fans in the United States and Canada. It’s basically Hasbro’s virtual substitute for the lack of conventions available for them to announce the latest merchandise for properties like Star Wars, Marvel, Transformers, G.I. Joe, Power Rangers, Ghostbusters, Magic: The Gathering, and Dungeons & Dragons. The full schedule for the event unfolding on Friday and Saturday has been revealed, so check it out below and get ready for a bunch of toys and collectibles news this weekend. Read More »
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The second season of The Mandalorian begins on October 30. But before new episodes arrive, Disney and Lucasfilm will kick off Mandalorian mania with a new global consumer products, games and publishing program called Mando Mondays. Is it a crass commercial opportunity to sell merchandise tied to every episode of the second season of the Star Wars series? You bet it is. Are we still excited about it no matter how embarrassing that might be? Absolutely. Get details on Mando Mondays below. Read More »
The collection of lightsabers that Star Wars fans can bring home as part of Hasbro’s line of Force FX Lightsabers from The Black Series is pretty impressive. They include the more prominent hero and villain weapons from Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Yoda, Darth Maul, Rey and Kylo Ren, but they also include the likes of characters who aren’t quite Kit Fisto, Asajj Ventress, and Count Dooku. But there’s one villain who hasn’t been given a proper collectible lightsaber yet.
Emperor Palpatine reveals his lightsaber for the first time in Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. It’s a sleek, polished, elegant hilt, and now you can bring it home. Read More »