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NSFW: Nude Elmo, Decepti-slips, and Toy Pr0n!

Gizmodo has another installment of their behind-the-scenes tour of the Hasbro offices. Initially, I did not plan on making multiple posts about another site’s content, but doggone it, this is the kind of stuff us toy fans have been wanting to see for a long time. It’s just a glimpse, but more than we’ve been […]

Hasbro Reaches Out to the Greater Geek Community

Gizmodo was granted access to Hasbro’s offices and has posted an interview giving the basics of the design process, focusing on the (new in stores, kids!) Predaking toy. Hasbro has slowly been coming to terms with the fact they need to focus on growing the fanbase beyond just 6-11-year-olds. Sadly, this access should also be […]

Megatron Shills for The Man

This is a commercial for Time Warner Cable, for which I apologize, but if they’re spending some of their cash to employ Frank Welker as Megatron, they have my attention. This ad may sadden Hasbro as well, since the toy business is struggling to find ways to sell little Megatrons to kids that would rather […]

Rumor Roundup 50/50: Marky, yes – Disney, no.

Well, that was fun — and it didn’t take very long. It seems the rumor regarding Marky “and the Funky Bunch” Wahlberg being cast in Transformers 4 was true. I’m sure Paramount is happy having a big-name star attached to the film. I’m sure Hasbro is happy as well, since their profits dip when there […]

Rumor Mill: Disney has its sights on HASBRO now?

This is grain-of-salt stuff, but the rumor has popped up in two places that have OK track records. Could Disney actually be in preliminary talks to purchase Hasbro, toy and game manufacturer and owner of properties Transformers, G.I. Joe and My Little Pony? This could just be overspill from the tongue-in-cheek speculation that now that […]