The Blipblox offers the aesthetic charm of circuit bent toys, but is actually a fully functional synthesizer for making unique sounds. Its big knobs and levers are kid-friendly, but it’s got pro features like MIDI control and an audio output. Drops Summer 2018 for $159.
Threezero follows up its Big Daddy and Little Sister action figure bundle with Subject Delta from BioShock 2. The 13″ tall figure has multicolored light up parts, swappable hands and a drill. It also comes with a Little Sister action figure. Drops 1/26/18 for $280.
Kingdom Hearts co-creator Tetsuya Nomura reimagined the Joker as a wheelchair-bound old man. But he’s become more powerful and demented with age. The figure comes with seven wildly different heads, and his wheelchair transforms into a prosthetic weapon.
Born from the LEGO Ideas website comes a 962-piece set which lets you build an old-timey ship inside of a clear plastic bottle with a LEGO cork. The ship features sails, cannons, and a crow’s nest, and the bottle sites on a stand with compass and globe details. Drops 2/1/18.
Learn to build your own walking robot with the SunFounder Nano DIY 4-DOF Robot Kit. It uses a ultrasonic sensor to avoid obstacles, and programming is easy with the companion visual programming toolkit. You can get this fun kit for 16% off the MSRP in The Awesomer Shop.
A fresh take on snap-together building blocks, each oversize Light Stax brick has a built in LED light source. When placed on the powered base block, your creation lights up. Available in sets ranging from 12 pieces to 102 pieces, as well as an educator’s set with multiple power bases.
YouTuber RedKB shows off an insanely complex Rubik’s Cube variant, a $750 cube which will challenge just about any puzzle fanatic. The YuXin HuangLong puzzle is made from 1947 individual pieces, and we can’t imagine how much work it takes to solve once scrambled.
Make it so awesome with these sweet custom Trek characters from Minifigs.me. The set includes Picard, Riker, Troi, Data, Worf, Geordi, Dr. Crusher, Wesley – and his epic rainbow sweater. Available in flesh tone or traditional LEGO yellow. Individual figures also available.
“Wipe that nervous expression off your face, Threepio.” Hot Toys immortalizes the late Carrie Fisher and her performance in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. This 11″ tall action figure comes with a two pairs of hands, a blaster pistol, and a tracking bracelet.
This sturdy BPA-free plastic mug is perfect for playing with your LEGO and other building blocks at your desk. It’s fine for coffee or tea, but don’t microwave or dishwash it. Comes in blue, black, red, or white. Save 50% off the original price in The Awesomer Shop.
Vanguard Pictures follows up its thrilling stop-motion video Nitro Warriors METAL with with another fun action sequence, as toy race cars find themselves in a face-off against Optimus Prime, who seems to be the bad guy in this storyline. Or are the cars the bad guys?