Most of the time when a classic game is reinvented it’s a disaster. That’s not the case with Simon Flash.
No matter how many new fads and gimmicks come down the pike, many games have stood the test of time. Monopoly, Scrabble, Chutes & Ladders and Risk, just to name a few, but these classic games all have something in common…they’ve all be reinvented over and over again. Having numerous iterations doesn’t mean they’re not [...]
It’s funny that as we grow up we look for ways to stay in touch with our childhood in more adult-acceptable ways. If you’re like me, that means finding non-toy toys, like bobbleheads, key chains and dare I even say “collectible” figures. Thankfully, Mighty Muggs is a line of toys that fits the bill wonderfully [...]
It has been a long time since I’ve had a GI Joe action figure in my hands. I managed to hang on to a few of the figures from my childhood, but overall they’ve all been lost to the ages. Recently I’ve seen the new GI Joe figures on the shelves and wrote them off [...]
We’ve talked about Mr. Potato Head before on the site, but let’s dig a bit deeper today and get at the root of what has made the ol’ tater such an enduring toy for generations. When you stop and think about it, the truth is that Mr. Potato Head is actually a dress-up doll, one [...]
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. [...]
Tony Stark’s technological marvel is back with plenty of articulation, tons of oversized weapon attachments, and each with a personality of its own. The figure series consists of a wide variety of Iron Man and War Machine suits, all lying out like a roll of schematics. It conjures a funny image of Tony Stark’s garage [...]
Scrabulous may be on its last legs, as Hasbro is going ahead with its attempt to collect “damages” from the Facebook application that is based on the classic board game Scrabble. As Techdirt suggests, Hasbro seems to be suing Facebook for making its game popular again. A pretty bizarre move by the company that owns [...]