Ghost Design’s stainless steel plaything can spin for up to 12 minutes, thanks to its low-friction ceramic ball bearings. Its gyroscopic action is self-balancing, and can it can spin in an inverted position as well. Available in brushed, mirror, or black-coated finishes, with optional desk stand and carrying case add-ons.
What’s better than a Bentley Continental GT? How about a 6-wheel-drive Bentley lifted for off-road rallying and outfitted with fat tires and skid plates? While we’d love to see a real-world version of this, for now, we’ll have to settle for this sweet custom Hot Wheels car from the Jakarta Diecast Project.
Toymaker Takara Tomy teamed up with Canon to create two Transformers based on their cameras. The 80% scale EOS R5 comes in Optimus Prime and Reflector versions. They look awesome, but sadly they don’t shoot photos. The Autobot is available for pre-order from BBTS, while the Decepticon is a Takara Tomy Mall exclusive.
The Extreme Bubble Gun will blow away your friends with soap bubbles as your ammunition. This toy blasts out hundreds of bubbles per minute from its 60 holes. Its battery-powered fan runs for about 30 minutes per charge, which should be plenty of time to get your victims soaked with slippery soap.
The guys at Corridor Crew thought it was time to expand their repertoire beyond being VFX artists and into product design. So they came up with the idea of creating a line of toys that nobody in their right mind would put into production. Then they pitched their concepts to a group of similarly fake investors.
This metal spider looks like some kind of creepy-crawly robo-arachnid. It’s made from dozens of tiny stainless steel parts and can be assembled or disassembled without glue. The finished model measures about 4.92″ x 4.92″ x 1.38″. They also make a more complicated steel scorpion kit.
PLEI Design’s reusable titanium chopsticks double as a small set of nunchucks. While we’re not suggesting you use them to play with your food, you’re welcome to enjoy some action before and after meals. Just unscrew their tips and store them inside for nunchuck fun. Choose from a polished or stonewashed finish.
JBV Creative has been playing with designs for a vortex cannon that fires a puff of smoke and a blast of air to create smoke rings. He’s refined his creation into this handheld unit with a mechanical iris to adjust the size of its smoke rings and an LED ring light to illuminate them.
New Wave Toys’ 1/6th-scale Coca-Cola Classic and New Coke vending machines are accurate down to the last detail, including working coin slots that trigger the release of tiny soda cans with the push of a light-up button. Inside you’ll find a working mini-fridge that chills two 12oz. cans or one 355ml bottle of Coke.
Collectible toy maker NECA is set to release a series of five delightfully detailed figures inspired by E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial. Each comes with props from a memorable moment in the Spielberg classic. The Deluxe Ultimate E.T. figure has a light-up chest, while the Elliot and E.T. one includes a bicycle and a moon backdrop.
There are a few kits out there that allow you to add lights to LEGO models, but this is the coolest take on the idea we’ve seen. Cultural Gutural created LEDO, light-emitting bricks that use wireless induction to illuminate. Move them near the base plate and they light up thanks to tiny coils and LEDS inside of each brick.
NERF and Bungie have truly delivered with this 4-foot-long blaster inspired by the Gjallarhorn rocket launcher in Destiny 2. The limited-edition toy will be available to players who unlock it in the Bungie 30th Anniversary Pack by 7.7.22 at 9am PT, with pre-orders starting at 10am. Any remaining units will be available after 7.21.22.
NERF weapons are normally made from plastic with a few springs and maybe a motor. DanCreator made a working replica of a NERF Elite 2.0 blaster mostly out of cardboard. It has a slide-action mechanism that reloads darts into the chamber from a spring-loaded magazine.
LEGO has a sweet new model of Doctor Strange’s residence. The 2,708-piece Sanctum Sanctorum offers action inside and out. The three-story set includes minifigs of Doctor Strange, Wong, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Ebony Maw, Master Mordo, Sinister Strange, Dead Strange, and The Scarlet Witch. Drops 8.1.2022.
Toymaker Super7 has launched a collection of retro-style ReAction figures inspired by classic Toho monster movies. The first wave of 3.75″ scale figures includes two versions of Godzilla, Mechagodzilla, Mothra, Jet Jaguar, and Rodan. Available individually, or in a complete set. Tiny Tokyo to stomp on not included.
While you could sip your coffee out of a regular Mr. Potato Head toy, it would probably leak all over the place and infuse melted plastic into your drink. On the other hand, this ceramic Mr. Potato Head mug is up to the task. It holds up to 18 oz. and has seven interchangeable face pieces made from heat-resistant, washable silicone.
At 7’2″ tall and weighing in at 520 pounds, Andre the Giant was known as “The Eighth Wonder of the World.” Celebrate your admiration for the legendary wrestler with this action figure from Super7. Draped in a black singlet, the 8″ tall figure is highly articulated and comes with swappable heads, hands, and a tiny beer can.
Collectible toy maker NECA presents a very special action figure based on Drew Struzan’s poster for John Carpenter’s The Thing. The 7″ tall figure has a bright LED light in its head and interchangeable faceplates which replicate the poster’s iconic burst of light. Look for it exclusively on the 2022 convention circuit.
GlowBots answer the question “What if a Lite-Brite was shaped like a robot?” These customizable figures leave their design to your imagination. Each GlowBot comes with a perforated body with LED backlighting and 1200 glow pegs in four colors of your choice. Buy a three-pack and get all 24 colors.
The Razor RSF350 is a pint-size electric motorbike for kids. But with a top speed of 14 mph (9 mph with an adult riding it), it’s not exactly fast. JoelCreates figured it could use a few more horsepower, so he outfitted it with an overpowered battery pack and motor controllers. Then, he put his mini-mini to the test in a drag race.
An awesome LEGO representation of Ferrari’s limited-run Daytona SP3 supercar. This intricate 3778-piece model features the car’s dramatic butterfly doors, a V12 engine with a working 8-speed sequential gearbox, accurate Ferrari wheels, and prancing horse logos. The 1/8th-scale model measures 23″ long when complete.
This official LEGO Transformers kit lets you build a 13.5″ tall Optimus Prime. Not only do its 1508 bricks accurately capture the look of the Autobot, but it transforms between robot and truck modes. The figure has 19 points of articulation and stores the Autobot Matrix of Leadership in its chest chamber. Drops 6.1.22.