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 »
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 »
Last year, Star Wars fans were disappointed to see that Hasbro didn’t release any traditional 3.75-inch action figures for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. It seems the toy company is leaving behind the action figure line that is usually geared towards kids in favor of The Vintage Collection and Black Series figures. But Hasbro is celebrating the classic style figures, perhaps one last time, with the release of eight new action figure five-packs in a new Celebrate the Saga series. But they’ll only be around for a limited time. Read More »
Since the population of the United States (and the rest of the world) is spending a lot more time at home these days thanks to our efforts to fight the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, there’s never been a higher need for streaming content. There are plenty of options at your disposal, including our recommendations in our new recurring feature The Quarantine Stream, and Hasbro has just offered up full episodes of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, the original animated series based on the popular Kenner toys. Read More »
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In case you didn’t realize, this year marks the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. Regarded as one of the best sequels of all time, it’s largely considered to be the best film in the entire saga. And it wouldn’t be a proper celebration without a special line of toys being released by Hasbro to commemorate it.
Back at Toy Fair 2020 in February, Hasbro announced that there would be a wave of re-releases featuring previously retired figures from the Black Series line in retro packaging. Figures like Luke Skywalker and Han Solo in Bespin gear, Leia Organa in Hoth gear, Lando Calrissian, and more are returning. But the best part of the Empire Strikes Back 40th anniversary toys are the new Snowspeeder scaled to the 6-inch Black Series figures, and an Imperial Probe Droid too. Check them all out below. Read More »
Now that Hasbro has the toy license for the Ghostbusters franchise, including the upcoming Ghostbusters: Afterlife, they’re making good use of it. We’ve already gotten a glimpse of the first wave of action figures inspired by the original Ghostbusters movie from 1984, but Hasbro is also reaching back to the time Ghostbusters spent animated on Saturday mornings.
First up, this spring will see Hasbro re-releasing the first wave of The Real Ghostbusters action figures that were originally released on shelves by Kenner in 1987. On top of that, some Ghostbusters role-playing gear will return to shelves, with some updates inspired by Ghostbusters: Afterlife, but a design style reminiscent of the Real Ghostbusters toy line. Read More »