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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 […]

A Fortress Maximus re-issue? What the H?!?

“HUGE NEWS!” read twitter feeds for toy collectors today. Out of nowhere, the news hit that a re-issue of the classic (and literally HUGE) G1 Transformer Fortress Maximus was coming next year. This is the kind of thing fans hear of way in advance nowadays, so it’s nice to actually be surprised. A mint-in-box Fort […]

Oh crap … I’m a geek

You ever have one of those moments where you see yourself in total clarity? Where for a brief instant you have a truly focused and naked understanding of what you are in this crazy life? A “fall-awake” moment? Well, I had one of those today. The message was: “YOU are a total geek.” All of […]

News, directly from somebody’s pants

It’s that time of year again! As factories overseas are churning out the new toys to coincide with the release of Transformers 3 (with the goofy subtitle: “Dark of the Moon”), those factory workers with the baggiest pants are smuggling out samples of the toys and revealing them on the internet! The big spoiler is […]