Because there’s nothing like a life-sized Orc from World of Warcraft to scare off would-be burglars: measuring 72″ and weighing 170 lbs, the giant statue ships from Germany.
Professor Rubik (of Rubik’s Cube fame) has invented his first significant new puzzle in years: Rubik’s 360 is a set of three spheres and six balls which focuses on dexterity.
If you’ve got both the room and the cash to spare, this 1:4 scale, 18″ Ken statue is the perfect way to impress your Street Fighter obsessed girlfriend. Yes, the inflatable rubber one.
We’re not sure how airworthy these Star Wars Kites, but with Spring just around the corner we can’t think of a better way to spend a sunny day in the park; they’ll be in stock 4/12.
As important to 90s adventure games as StarCraft was to the RTS genre, Steve Purcell’s iconic Sam and Max duo are getting a slick, 1000pc limited edition polystone statue.
We’re still saving our opinions for the upcoming movie, but these Watchmen Kubricks (available 6/09) are pretty awesome, film or no film; the Comedian and Rorschach are our faves.
The Great Office War is only a distant memory, but this RC USB Tank Missile Launcher promises to renew the cubicle arms race; control up to 4 tanks via your PC with a 12 foot range.
Talk about a two-fer: not only does Boba Fett strike a bad-ass pose in this animated-style statue, but he’s backed with a freshly-frozen Han set in a Carbonite slab; it’ll be available 9/09.
Atomisers have come a long way since the days of the Blunderbuss and Death Ray; the Victorious Mongoose 1902a is for stylish steampunkers who prefer a pocket-sized ray pistol.
USA Today has a first look at new toys from the upcoming Star Trek movie, including action figures, gadgets and our favorite: a replica of the Enterprise bridge; they’ll be available 4/19.
Nothing says “Don’t eff with the USA” like a lightsaber-swinging, pistol-packing Obama action figure; he’s also got an array of hand gestures and ties when disguised as the President.
Disguised as a Saleen ‘Stang, Barricade was easily one of the hottest Transformers in the ’07 movie; uber-brick guru Gyuta (who also did Wall-E) is back with an amazing LEGO version.
We’re still trying to count all the turrets on this monster LEGO replica of Space Battleship Yamato; this classic anime actually bested Star Wars at the Japanese box office in 1977.
Ignoring their obvious phallic properties, these Chubu Mechatrobots by Kazushi Kobayashi are from an alternate reality 1950s; they’re on display at the Tokyo Cultuart shop.
Terminator: Salvation isn’t even out yet, but this T-600 bust from the upcoming movie is already available for preorder; measuring 6″ x 5″ x 5″, we dig the creepy base made out of skulls.
Anyone can build a simulacrum of Wall-E out of Legos, but Korean brick fanatic Gyuta has built a version that can transform itself into Wall-E’s cube form as well as motor around on treads.
Okay, so you won’t be tossing X-Wings around anytime soon with The Force Trainer, but it does read your brain waves and “train” you to move a ball upwards by merely concentrating.
WowWee’s Roborover is like Wall-E meets Oliver Twist, and that’s not a bad thing: this tread-based explorer bot uses IR sensors to navigate, and will even try to follow you in the dark.
Assembled from other figures, this custom 6″ Fallout 3 Power Armor figure is one of a kind and will be featured in Playstation Magazine. Learn how he got the worn armor effect here.
There’s a whole mess of spoilers over at /Film today for Terminator: Salvation in the form of Playmates action figures; they ain’t pretty, but they give a peek at the various robot models.
Pushing our couch potato habits to their limits, this radio controlled beer buggy is a 1:12 scale dune buggy which will hold up to two beer cans, minus the hot volleyball beach chicks.
Steampunk enthusiasts, meet the real deal: the Strenco ST-2 Steambot is a German-made robot that uses a Wilesco steam engine to run on water and Esbit hexamine fuel tablets.
Specially created for the 25th anniversary of Casio’s venerable G-Shock brand, these three figures (limited to 100) aren’t for sale but are on display at various Casio stores in Japan.
While we’re sad that SG-1 is no longer with us (at least in episodic form), this 1:129 scale F-302 replica keeps our Goa’uld butt-kicking memories alive; it measures 8″ by 4.5″.
Get medieval on your coworkers with this Desktop Onager, which hurls erasers and thumbdrives 10-20 feet. It ships as a DIY kit which means ample modding opportunities.
Move over, Justice League and X-Men: these scientist action figures by Oddfellows are the real deal, with posed 2.5″ vinyl versions of Einstein, Tesla, Newton, Darwin and Curie.
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