Based on a fan-submitted design to LEGO Ideas, this little 154-piece LEGO set is one of our favorite small kits in a while. Inspired by those strip mall kiddie rides, it moves like the real thing – but without inserting your cash. The LEGO Shop will offer it as a gift with purchase starting on 6/5/19.
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The leader of the Autobots becomes the first Transformer to join Kaiyodo’s Revoltech Amazing Yamaguchi line. This G1-inspired Optimus Prime action figure stands 5.5″ tall, comes with an axe and a rifle, and is incredibly articulated for lots of posing flexibility.
Save the universe with Hasbro Legends Series‘ wearable replica of the power gauntlet that Tony Stark built in Avengers: Endgame. The 19.5″ long gauntlet has articulated fingers that can be locked into a fist for display, and six infinity stones with pulsating lighting effects.
The man we know as Vsauce Michael of the channel formerly known as DONG is shows off a nifty plaything. Designed by Pacific Puzzle Works, this oversize top conceals a smaller top inside that automagically spins when you spin the larger top. Available as a kit or fully-assembled.
Seo Gyeong-deok channels his lifelong love for anime by painting Gundam models and other figures in a vibrant two-dimensional cartoon style. Thestory met with Seo to learn more about his craft. He also accepts commissions. You can see more of his work on his Instagram page. Turn captions on.
Camino Audio’s upcoming Star Wars Bluetooth speaker is a life-size bust of Darth Vader, complete with his chest computer and a clenched fist. Inside are two 2″ tweeters, two 2.75″ full-range drivers, and one 4″ woofer. It also has four 2.1A USB charging ports at the back.
Beloved game developer CD Projekt Red just launched a merchandise store. Its flagship offering is this limited edition 12″ tall Geralt Ronin Figure. The statue depicts the hero of the Witcher series as a samurai. It’s made from polystone, comes with two heads, and is hand-painted.
While it’s not quite as awesome looking as the TRX-4 based Ford Bronco, the Sport version of Traxxas’ rugged off-roader still has amazing ground clearance, portal axles, and is ready to take on any terrain. Measures 21.9″ (l) x 9.8″ (w) x 9.5″ (h). It’s also available in kit form for $50 less.
Colin Furze made an airsoft replica of the briefcase machine gun in Kingsman 2. It’s also remote-controlled, but the real trick was figuring out how to cock and trigger the gun with one switch. Believe it or not, there’s actually a lethal version of this setup from decades ago.
Mondo’s sixth-scale Kratos action figure is based on the character’s appearance in the PS4 title God of War. It comes with two heads, six hands, a Leviathan Axe, Blades of Chaos, Mimir, his shield, and more. The exclusive variant comes with fully upgraded Axe and Blades.
Created by Chicago’s Mechanical Design Labs, the RODA is a beautiful and hypnotic desktop object. Spin the brass wheel up to speed with its ripcord, and set it on the aluminum stand, or hold it in your hands and balance it on your fingertip. Bearings allow it to be spun on its vertical axis too.
Good Smile Company’s Nendoroid action figure of Doctor Strange from Avengers: Infinity War. It comes with a lot of parts and accessories for a ton of posing options. You get three faces, multiple hands including the many arm effect, magic circles and more.
One of the most iconic weapons in science fiction has to be the M41A Pulse Rifle from Aliens. Parabellum Arms couldn’t get his hands on an actual pulse rifle, he decided to build the next best thing – a wooden replica that fires rubber bands as either a machine gun or shotgun.
Hot Toys’ Deluxe Avengers: Endgame Hawkeye action figure showcases the new look of Jeremy Renner’s character. The toy comes with a masked head, a removable hooded vest and arm guards, 12 pairs of hands, a bow, a katana, a dagger, 10 arrows, 12 arrowheads, and four shuriken.
Wolverine joins Bandai’s Manga Realization Marvel-inspired samurai action figures. The toy stands about 7.1″ tall, and is partially made of flexible materials for varied posing options. It comes with two pairs of hands and four sets of ridiculously long claws.