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Apps vs toys, who will win?

It’s the ultimate showdown in the toy world: Apps vs Toys. And it’s still too early to call a winner.

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TMA selects new editor

Last month Chris Pranger stepped down as editor here at TMA. This left a big hole not only in the editor position but in a writing capacity as well. Few can make up for the lost fanboy expertise or the love of anime Chris brought to the game, but I am going to attempt to […]

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Too Much Awesome Feature Guide [Updated]

We here at Toy-TMA do a lot of writing. Sometimes we do more writing than usual, but we’ve been very good about creating content every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at a consistent pace. Thankfully, a lot of our favorite articles have been viewed over and over again, and even have comments in staggering numbers for […]

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Strange news from the World of Barbie

At the risk of infuriating Mattel’s ever-present swarm of high-circling legal eagles, this week we’re going to talk about Barbie. Specifically, two pretty significant and even, dare I say, bizarre milestones in the history of the line have emerged this week. As I’ve mentioned before, the Mattel, Inc. v. MGA Entertainment battle for custody over […]

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Toys of 2010 that were just plain bad ideas

It’s almost New Years, and that means everyone and their dog is trotting out their end of year lists. We’ve talked about toys to look forward to for 2011 and cool new toys from 2010, but I feel I would be terribly remiss if I let the year go by without remarking on its dark […]

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Welcome to the Grid, Again: A Review of TRON Legacy

“We’re living in a time where we’re making the worst movies in history. They’re geared toward the video-game generation.” -Billy Bob Thornton It’s taking just about every ounce of my willpower, plus three quarters extra, not to virtually pulverize Mr. Thornton right now. I thought we had enough well respected members of the media industry […]

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A Sneak Peek at 2011

2010 is almost outta here! As the New Year gets closer, let’s steal a glimpse at the year to come. We’re looking at a massive amount of line revivals this year- the 80’s are coming home to roost with major remakes of almost every definitive toy line you remember, and a couple you might not. […]

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What You May Have Missed In November 2010

We had a good November, didn’t we? Well, we’re into December now, but don’t let that spoil the fun from November. Here’s your recap for November 2010: A Hero’s Best Friend: The Top 5 Video Game Pets: Gus began November with a top 5 list he’d be kicking around for a while regarding his favorite […]

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How To Survive Black Friday

Today is not Thanksgiving. However, tomorrow is Thanksgiving! How exciting! But after all that delicious turkey, hearty mashed potatoes, succulent spiral ham, decadent pie, savory gravy, scrumptious rolls…I had a point, right? Right! After getting stupidly full, what happens next? First, you pass out. Then, you wake up for seconds. Then you pass out again. […]

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The End is Nigh: A Review of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 1

Wow. Just… wow. Call me mad, but I think we have quite an astounding feat here. The Harry Potter movies have got to be the most persevering franchise of this generation, bar none. I grew up watching these movies, and you know what, they’ve been fun. All of them. None of them I will admit […]

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